Two months after outdated Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died in a car accident, police in Maharashtra’s Palghar district on Saturday registered a case against Dr Anahita Pandole for alleged rash driving.
A case beneath Indian Penal Code sections 304(A) (inflicting demise by rash and negligent act), 279 (rash driving on a public avenue) and 337 (inflicting demise by act endangering lifestyles and private security of others) moreover the Motor Vehicles Act was once registered at Kasa police design, officers acknowledged.
Mistry (54) and his excellent friend Jahangir Pandole died in a car atomize on a bridge on the Surya river on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad twin carriageway in Palghar district adjoining Mumbai on September 4, 2022. They were utilizing within the abet seat of the Mercedes car.
Anahita Pandole, a Mumbai gynaecologist who was once driving the car, and her husband Darius Pandole who was once sitting next to her, were seriously injured.
In the course of the investigation, witnesses were puzzled and reviews were obtained from the Regional Transport Office and Mercedes Benz India Pune, acknowledged a police free up here.
“Essentially basically based on the reviews and probe it has been established that the accident was once the of rash and negligent driving,” and hence a case was once registered against Dr Anahita Pandole, it added.
A police official had claimed on Friday that Darius Pandole (60) instructed police in his statement that his companion Dr Anahita would possibly maybe well well no longer merge the car into the 2d lane from the third lane of the avenue that grew to turn out to be narrow advance the Surya river bridge.
Darius Pandole was once discharged from a Mumbai hospital final week.
“In his statement, Darius Pandole acknowledged his companion Anahita was once driving the Mercedes-Benz car when they were on their formula to Mumbai. A car which was once sooner than their car went to the 2d lane from the third and Anahita additionally tried to employ the the same,” the official acknowledged.
When she tried to prefer the car to the 2d lane, she learned that there was once a truck on the factual side (within the 2d lane) which skill of which she was once no longer in a feature to merge into that lane, he acknowledged, alongside side the lane grew to turn out to be narrow advance the bridge.
The statement of Anahita Pandole was once yet to be recorded as she was once restful present process treatment at a hospital, police had acknowledged.
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