Sadar festival accident: Saifabad police books case against driver

The incident occurred at Khairatabad during the Sadar annual festival on 5th November, 2021. According to the police the car rammed into a man leading to ankle injuries.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  6 Nov 2021 9:25 AM GMT
Sadar festival accident: Saifabad police books case against driver

Hyderabad: Saifabad police have registered a case against a car driver for causing injury to a pedestrian. The family of the injured has alleged that the car belongs to TRS Minister Talasani Srinivas Yadhav's son Sai Kiran Yadhav. It is still unclear if Sai Kiran was present in the car during the incident.

The incident occurred at Khairatabad during the Sadar annual festival on 5th November, 2021. According to the police the car rammed into a man leading to ankle injuries. The police on ground rushed the man to a nearby hospital. Saifabad police has not named any person in the case.

According to the FIR, the victim P. Santosh, 32, resident of Nehru Nagar, Khairathabad in his complaint said that on Friday evening, 'I came out from my home to see the Sadar Mela programme at Ambedkar statue circle. While moving along with the Sadar Mela procession towards the Bada Ganesh side at around 8:30 pm, one Kia car came from his backside rashly and hit him. I fell down on the road and his left leg ankle was reportedly fractured' he said.

Immediately police called his wife and shifted him to KIMS hospital Secunderabad for treatment. The doctor confirmed about the left leg ankle fractured' said the FIR.
The Police has registered a case under section 337(causes hurt to any person by doing any act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life), 279(Rash driving ) of Indian Penal Code against the driver of the car.
The presence of Talasani Sai Kiran, who has also contested the Member of Parliament election from Secunderabad on TRS ticket in the car has not been yet ascertained by the police.
According to people at the spot, the car was driven rashly and negligently by the driver. The family member of the victim tried to stop the vehicle but police intervened.
According to Telangana Police, a fine of Rs 800 has been imposed on the driver for having an improper number plate.


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