Car driven by a minor in Pune leaves one dead, two injured

Pune: In an incident that took place in Ekbote colony of Ghorpade Peth, on Sunday, a 15-year-old boy who was driving a car, ran over three people — killing an elderly woman and injuring two children, according to The Indian Express. The report added that the police have detained the minor and his uncle, who asked his nephew to take the wheels, on charges of negligent driving and under sections 279, 304 (2), 337, 338 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and of the Motor Vehicle Act.

Pune Mirror identified the deceased as 70-year-old Draupada Hanumant Autade.

Her granddaughter, Arohi Autade, aged two-and-a-half years, and neighbour Alisha Shaikh, aged three, received injuries. It also added that the uncle, identified as 40-year-old Sahadev Dhavare, was a history-sheeter and has in the past, according to the police, been booked under the Maharashtra Prevention of Dangerous Activities Act (MPDA).

It further added that Dhavare was produced before a court on Monday, and has been in police custody till 5 May.

Updated Date: May 03, 2016 13:56 PM

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