Kolkata, July 7: In a major development in the death case of model Sonika Chauhan, the Kolkata Police on Friday arrested the accused Vikram Chatterjee under non-bailable section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC. According to the latest information, he will be produced in court later today. Popular model Sonika Chauhan was killed in April in a road accident while actor Vikram Chatterjee was seriously injured. Also Read - How Much Did Ya Say? This Kolkata Stall Serves a Special Tea For ₹1000 A Cup. Here's Why
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An Indian Express report quotes a police officer as claiming that the police received a report last week, according to which about 4.6 seconds before the crash, the car was moving at 105 km/hr. About 2.1 seconds before the crash, the speed was reduced to 93 km/hr, and till 1.6 seconds before the crash, no break was applied. This proves the driver was not in control. Also Read - US Golfer Tiger Woods In Surgery After Major Car Crash
Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Vishal Garg added, “The reports have proved that car was at a high speed. This can be considered a deliberate act. We have booked Vikram under Section 304 of IPC.”
Earlier in May, actor Vikram Chatterjee had admitted that he had drank alcohol on the day of accident. However, he had also claimed that he drank within limits and was sober while driving. During the police interrogation, he also asserted that he was not intoxicated.