Mumbai BMW crash: Accused's father Rajesh Shah, other person arrested

A woman died after the two-wheeler on which she was travelling with her husband was hit by a BMW car in Mumbai's Worli area in the early hours of Sunday, a police official said. The car was being driven allegedly by Mihir Shah, son of CM Eknath Shinde led Shiv Sena's leader.

The accused person's father Rajesh Shah and one more person, Rajendra Singh who was present in the car, have been arrested by Worli Police. Mihir Shah is absconding and six police teams have been formed to find him.

"A BMW car ran over two people riding a bike. The woman died in this incident and the other person was injured. This incident took place at 5:30 am this morning when the couple riding on a bike were passing in front of Atria Mall in Worli", a statement from the Mumbai Police said.

The police further added that the diver fled from the spot following the incident. "After the incident, the driver fled from the spot with his car. The accident happened when the couple from the fishing community was returning home after buying fish. The husband managed to jump off the speeding vehicle. The woman injured in the accident died during treatment," added the police.

Speaking about the incident, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said the law was equal for everyone and no would be spared. Asked if the man involved in the Mumbai accident was a Shiv Sena leader's son, the CM just said, "The law is equal for all and the government sees every case in the same way. There will be no separate rule for this accident. Everything will be done as per the law." "The police will not shield anyone. The Mumbai accident is unfortunate. I have spoken to the police department to take strict action," he added.

Source : DNA India