New Delhi: Two people did after they were mowed down by a speeding car in the wee hours of Sunday in New Delhi’s Rajouri Garden area. 23-year-old Devesh was driving the car in a drunken state. The incident was reported at around 4:30 AM on Sunday morning. Also Read - SC Directs Delhi, Haryana, UP to Provide Dry Ration, Transport to Stranded Migrants During Lockdown
The incident took place at Ring Road near Rajouri’s ESI Hospital premises. According to the police, Devesh didn’t have driving licence at the time of the accident. Also Read - Delhi Records 13,287 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Death Toll Falls To 300; Positivity Rate Stands At 17.03 Per Cent
DCP, West District, Monika Bhardwaj told Zee News that the medical report of the accused showed that he was in a drunken state. “He doesn’t have a driving license,” she said. Also Read - Bharat Biotech Refused to Provide Covaxin Doses to Delhi Due to Govt Directives, Says Sisodia
At least two more people, identified as Ram Singh and Nand Ram, have reportedly injured in the incident. They were immediately rushed to the hospital. The deceased have been identified as Noora and Shukla.
The police arrested the accused and registered a case under section 304 (Punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.
With agency inputs