Two persons were killed when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a speeding and carelessly driven car in early hours of Wednesday (January 1) in Civil Lines.
According to police, the victims Dashrath Sevakram Jangde (45), resident of Samaj Sudharak Society, Ranala, Kalamna and Murlidhar Tarachand Raghwani (60), resident of Jaripatka, were proceeding towards Ladies Club on their Hero Honda Passion motorcycle (MH-31/B Y 9450). When they reached in front of bungalow of Ranjit Deshmukh, near GPO Square, a speeding and recklessly driven Maruti Swift Desire car (MH-31/C S 2160) rammed their motorcycle at about 0215. Both Jangde and Raghwani were injured seriously and died on the spot. The car driver Chirag Sanjay Bhoot (26), resident of Plot No. 802, Majestic Heights, Hill Road, Shivaji Nagar, was arrested by Sitabuldi police. Chirag Bhoot was arrested under Sections 279, 304(A) of the IPC.
The Sitabuldi PSI Mate is investigating the matter further.