New Delhi, Sep 16: The main accused of the BMW hit and run case, Utsav Bhasin's bail was cancelled. He has been booked under Section 304 of IPC for culpable homicide on Tuesday, Sep 16 after the victim, Anuj Aditya's death. Section 304 pertains to culpable homicide not amounting to murder and covers acts which are resorted to despite knowing fully well that they are likely to cause death though there might not be such an intention. The maximum punishment prescribed under the section is up to 10 years in jail.
BMW hit and run case
Anuj Aditya, 25, was riding his motorcycle, when he was hit by Utsav Bhasin's car, on Wednesday, Sep 10 near Moolchand fllyover in Lajpat Nagar area in New Delhi. He was admitted to AIIMS trauma centre after undergoing serious injuries.
Aditya and his close friend, Marikant Thakur, 29, the injured, were brought to the AIIMS on Thursday, Sep 11 at around 3 am.
Bhasin was on the wheels when his car allegedly hit the men on the motorcycle in the early hours on Thursday, Sep 11, a senior police official said. A case of rash and negligent driving was registered against him. Bhasin was arrested from the Kashmiri Gate area of Delhi as he tried to flee to Chandigarh and had been taken to All India Institute of Medical Sciences for tests.
Utsav, whose father N K Bhasin had hired a chauffeur for his son because he did not trust his driving, has told police he was out on a 'long drive' after dinner at 24/7, an upscale restaurant in Greater Kailash. While family members said he had left with his sister Sakshi, 16, the police said a girlfriend was in the car with Utsav, when he crashed into the motorcycle.
Marikant Thakur, a TV channel employee, received minor injuries but so far has not been able to identify Bhasin.