Published On : Tue, Apr 19th, 2016

Father of minor held in hit and run case

minor car nagpurNagpur: Sitabuldi police have arrested the father of the minor accused driver whose speeding car had hit two children their cycles on Sunday. The accident occurred near Central Mall road, Ramdaspeth and the children were seriously injured in the accident .The injured are identified as Kush Verma (13) andSahil Patel (11) resident of Juni Kachipura. Both the boys were going towards Ramdaspeth on their cycles at 1.10 pm, when they were hit by a car driven by a 17-year-old accused on Sunday.

The police have arrested the father of the accused minor, who has been identified as Baljinder Singh Indrajeet Singh Nayyar (46) a resident of Shirke layout, Raj Nagar. Baljinder Singh is the owner of the car and owns petrol pump on Katol Road. He had handed the car to his minor son. During the time of the incident the accused was on his way in the car for examination.

Under the Motor Vehicle Act, it is an offence to give car to minor for driving.On this basis, Sitabuldi police arrested Baljinder and registered a case against him.

Meanwhile, the condition of the victims who are undergoing treatment at a private hospital is said to be normal. The parents of the victims are claiming that they are being pressurised for compromise from the family of the accused.