Kolkata, Jan 18: Kolkata Police today arrested an accused from Delhi in connection with the hit-and-run case in which an IAF officer was killed during Republic Day Rehearsal here.
Sonu was arrested from Delhi by a team of Kolkata Police, Anti-Rowdy Section at around 2 AM and will be produced at Tis Hazari court, in the national capital today for transit remand, Joint CP, Crime, Debashis Boral told PTI.
"Sonu was arrested somewhere in the capital and will be produced at Tis Hazari court today for transmit remand. He will be brought to Kolkata by tonight," Boral said.
Sonu was in the car, being driven by Sambia Sohrab, which allegedly mowed down IAF Corporal Abhimanyu Gaud during the rehearsal of Republic Day parade here on January 13. Sonu was called for questioning on January 13 night and allowed to go but since then he was absconding.
His relatives lodged a missing diary at Bowbazar and police were looking for him. Sleuths then got to know from sources that he was in Delhi and the KP, Anti-Rowdy Section zeroed on him last midnight.