BMW hit-and-run case: Mumbai court sends accused driver to 14-day judicial custody | India News

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NEW DELHI: A Mumbai court on Thursday ordered a 14-day judicial custody for the accused driver, Rishiraj Bidawat, in the recent BMW hit-and-run case involving Shiv Sena leader Rajesh Shah‘s son, Mihir Shah.
The accident occurred on Sunday, July 7, at around 5:30 am. Kaveri Nakhwa, a resident of Worli Koliwada, was riding a scooter with her husband, Pradeep, when a speeding BMW, allegedly driven by 24-year-old Mihir Shah, crashed into their two-wheeler.Kaveri was dragged for several meters and was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
On the day of the accident, both Mihir’s father, Rajesh Shah, and the family driver, Rishiraj Bidawat were arrested. Rajesh Shah was granted bail on Monday, while Mihir remained absconding until his arrest on Tuesday at a hotel in Virar.
Mumbai police reported on Thursday that Mihir Shah had consumed alcohol at two separate bars on the night of the incident.
On Sunday, Mihir and Bidawat, visited a pub in Juhu before going to Marine Drive for a drive.

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