Two girls who were on their way to school were mowed down by a speeding car on Thursday morning in Baramati of Maharashtra. Locals allege that the car belongs to a local Shiv Sena leader, Pappu Mane, who was allegedly indulging in rash driving.
Angry locals set the SUV ablaze after, Pappu Mane and his accomplices fled from the spot. The local police have registered a case of hit and run and are on the lookout for the Shiv Sena leader. Local reports suggest that the two girls were attempting to cross the road when they were mowed down by the SUV.
The incident took place on the Baramati-Morgaon Road near Pune in Maharashtra. The leader, who is currently absconding, is accused of fleeing the scene instead of attempting to rush the victims to the hospital.