35-year-old Janhavi Gadkar has been accused of driving her Audi Q3 under the influence of alcohol and hit a taxi on Monday, June 8.Two of five people travelling in the taxi have been killed.
It has been reported that Janhavi's car narrowly missed hitting two bikes and riders of the bikes chased her car later. Senior official of Mumbai Police informed that the lawyer has been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and for rash driving.
Janhavi is the Vice President (Legal) with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL). She, according to a media report, admitted to a doctor that she had consumed alcohol while driving the car.
Recently, a female Indian Air Force (IAF) officer too was booked in a hit-and-run case. The IAF officer mowed down an elderly couple, with her speeding car in Izzat Nagar area of Bareilly district in Uttar Pradesh.
According to reports, the family members of the victims have alleged that she flee from the accident spot, leaving her car behind and left the couple to die.
Bollywood actor Salman Khan was found guilty in 2002 hit-and-run case. He was sentenced 5-year jail. However, the Bombay High granted him bail.