A restaurateur from Gurugram has been arrested in a case of hit-and-run on Sunday evening, during which a bike owner was run over in a south Delhi locality, the police mentioned at the moment.
According to the Delhi Police, the incident came about round 9 PM on Sunday when accused Rohit was driving by a south Delhi space close to the Jasola Wildlife Sanctuary. Rohit’s automotive, which he had borrowed from an acquaintance, allegedly hit 30-year-old native resident Akhilesh – a furnishings retailer supervisor.
“The police reached the accident site within minutes and took Akhilesh to the AIIMS Trauma Centre, where he died while undergoing treatment for his injuries,” senior Delhi Police officer Atul Thakur mentioned.
The police used visuals from CCTV cameras to determine the automotive’s registration quantity, and hint its proprietor – Ramesh Kumar – who directed them to Gurugram-resident Rohit. The police have additionally seized the automotive from a restore workshop in Faridabad, Mr Thakur mentioned.
Delhi has seen a pointy rise in instances of rushing and associated accidents this 12 months after the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown lowered site visitors on its choked roads.
According to the Delhi Police, some 20 lakh individuals have been fined for rushing for the reason that coronavirus lockdown was imposed in March.