1 Killed As Drunk Driver Runs Over Men Sleeping On Roadside In Delhi

The accused, a resident of Pankha Road in Janakpuri, is a Country Coordinator for South Asia Zone, University of Brimingham, United Kingdom.

1 Killed As Drunk Driver Runs Over Men Sleeping On Roadside In Delhi

Abhishek Dutt drove over homeless people sleeping on pavement near Neela Gumbad. (ANI)

New Delhi:

A man was killed and three others were injured when a speeding car ran over them early Friday when they were sleeping on the roadside in southeast Delhi's Nizamuddin area, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Arif (23). The injured were identified as Sahib (23), Sheikh Saju (48) and Naushad (23), they said. "An information regarding the incident was received at 3.33 am on Friday.

The victims were immediately rushed to AIIMS where Arif was declared brought dead," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said.

Following preliminary investigation, the accused, Abhishek Dutt (36), was arrested and it was found that he was under the influence of alcohol when the accident took place, the DCP said.

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A case has been registered at Hazrat Nizamuddin police station under sections 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide) and 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC, he said.

Dutt, a resident of Pankha Road in Janakpuri, is a Country Coordinator for South Asia Zone, University of Brimingham, United Kingdom.



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