Pramesh S Jain & Dr.Thomas (Special Correspondent)
In another incident of road rage, a man was dragged on the bonnet of a car for a kilometre on Ullal Main Road, Jnanabharathi in Bengaluru city on Friday.
The accused has been identified as,Priyanka,Darshan,Sujan,Yeshwanth,Vinay.
Senior officer told reporters,Close to the heel of inhuman act where scooter rider drag a senior citizen on the road on magadi road,another incident surfaced where woman driving a car while a bike rider dangling on the car bonnet on ullala main road under Jnanabharathi police station limits on Friday.
The woman identified as Priyanka had an argument with biker Darshan over rash driving.After heated argument Priyanka tried to escape but darshan climbed on the bonnet to stop.
But Priyanka started driving while darshan clinging on to the bonnet.His friends followed the car for over a kilometre before intercepting her.
She tried to escape but darshan and friends damaged the car and created nuisance..
Jnanabharathi police rushed to the spot and detained five persons including the darshan and friends and Priyanka..
A case and counter case files against each other’s.
Darshan accuses Priyanka of showing middle finger and asked him to take a walk.When he questioned her rash driving.. …
While Priyanka accused darshan of misbehaving with her to outrage her modesty…
Two separated FIRs have been filed after the incident. One was filed against Priyanka for carrying Darshan on her car’s bonnet and for road rage.She was booked under section 307 of the IPC.
On the other hand, a second FIR was against Darshan and three more people — Yashwant, Sujan and Vinay- under section 354 of the IPC.
The incident came to light after Bengaluru witnessed a similar incident where a 71-year-old man was dragged by a two-wheeler for nearly one kilometre in broad daylight.
In the incident that took place on Magadi road,the police said the accused,Sahil, tried to rush away after he hit 71-year-old Muthappa,who got down from his car.
He hung to the scooty’s grabrail while Sahil dragged him on his scooty for about a kilometre.Sahil did not stop by himself.The police said he was stopped by commuters on the road.
Delhi too witnessed the shocking Kanjhawala hit-and-drag case on New Year day, in which the victim was killed after her two-wheeler was hit by a speeding car and was dragged for about four kilometers in Delhi’s Sultanpuri area.
The CCTV footage of the accident showed that the accused were under the influence of alcohol.The investigation into the case is still on.