A horrifying incident of ‘drunken driving resulting in death’ happened in Janakpuri area of West Delhi. The accused, a 21-year old BBA student, was allegedly drunk at the wheel. He has been identified as Rishabh Rawat. Two morning walkers, including an elderly man, were killed and another critically injured, when a speeding Honda City car driven by an drunk student hit them in west Delhi’s Janakpuri on Monday morning. Rishabh, was returning home after attending a late night party at his friend’s home in Hari Nagar.
The accident took place around 6.30 am on Monday on a road behind Tihar Jail. Police said Rishabh had to travel just 3 km from Shiv Nagar to his house in Janakpuri, but he turned the five minute drive into a death rampage was driving his father’s Honda City car at a speed of over 100 kmph and hit 3 persons over a 1.5 km stretch before he was stopped and caught.
Anand and Kameshwar Prasad (40) were killed and another critically injured after they were knocked down by a speeding car allegedly driven by a 21-year-old student in a highly inebriated state.The accused, Rishabh, a student of business administration in a college under a famous government university here, is the son of a businessman.
Rishabh Rawat, was too drunk to stand up straight on arrest. He has been charged under section 304 of the IPC.
CCTV footage recovered from the area showed Mr Anand’s accident. In the footage, which surfaced later in the day, Mr Anand could be seen noticing the car and trying to escape by running towards a footpath. But the car did not stop, and hit him.