Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Mihir Shah sent to police custody till July 16 - A look at chronology of incident

  • Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Mihir Shah, the son of Shiv Sena politician from Palghar, was on Wednesday sent to police custody till July 16.

Written By Pratik Prashant Mukane
Updated11 Jul 2024, 02:23 PM IST
Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Police inspect the BMW vehicle of Mihir Shah, the main accused in the case, at Worli Police Station, in Mumbai
Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Police inspect the BMW vehicle of Mihir Shah, the main accused in the case, at Worli Police Station, in Mumbai(Sandeep Mahankal)

BMW hit-and-run case: Sewri Court in Mumbai on Wednesday sent the BMW hit-and-run case accused Mihir Shah, the son of Shiv Sena politician Rajesh Shah, to police custody till July 16.

A 45-year-old woman Kaveri Nakhwa died after BMW driven by Mihir rammed into the scooter she was travelling with her husband in Worli area on Sunday.

Police arrested Mihir from Virar on Tuesday using his location after his friend switched on the accused phone for 15 minutes.

To evade arrest, Mihir Shah had reportedly shaved his beard while on the run.

Meanwhile, the deceased husband Pradeep slammed Devendra Fadnavis, Eknath Shinde and Ajit Pawar, saying they come to meet the public only to beg for votes and then they forget.

Whereas, daughter said that her mother was in a lot of pain after the accident and sought death penalty for accused Mihir.

Also Read | Hit-and-run case: Shiv Sena removes Rajesh Shah after arrest of son Mihir

Mumbai BMW hit-and-run: How things unfolded

Woman killed

On July 7, a 45-year-old woman Kaveri Nakhwa was killed after BMW hit the scooter she was travelling with her husband. The incident took place around 5.30 am at Worli. Her husband Pradeep survived with injuries. Kaveri Nakhwa was dragged by the BMW for 100 meters before being flunged. The speeding car ran over her again while reversing after Mihir swapped the seat with his driver.

Driver arrested

Rajesh Shah's driver Rajrishi Bidawat, who was sitting in the luxury car with Mihir, was arrested on the same day. Court has extended his police custody until July 11. Bidawat ran over the victim before fleeing while reversing the car.

Father arrested and granted bail

Following the incident, police arrested Rajesh Shah. However, he was released on bail. Police stated that Mihir's politician father actively ensured his son's escape and had plans to tow away the BMW car after the accident.

Also Read | Mumbai hit-and-run victim’s daughter seeks death penalty for arrested Mihir Shah

Mihir Shah's arrest

Mihir Shah, the key accused in BMW hit-and-run case, who was absconding for two days after the incident, was arrested from Virar on Tuesday.

Mother-sister quizzed

Along with 10 other people, the Mumbai also brought Mihir's mother and sister for questioning from Shahapur in Thane district.

Bar sealed, portion demolished

Maharashtra Excise Department sealed a bar in Juhu area which the accused had visited with his friends to party before the accident. The civic body also demolished the unauthorised portion of the bar on July 10.

Also Read | Mumbai BMW hit-and-run case: Juhu bar visited by accused Mihir Shah sealed

Opposition questions delay in arrest

The Opposition parties questioned the alleged delay in the arrest of Mihir. Shiv Sena (UBT) leader Aaditya Thackeray demanded that this incident should be treated as "murder" instead of "hit and run case".

Father suspended from Shiv sena

Rajesh Shah, a politician from the adjoining Palghar district, was sacked as Shiv Sena's deputy leader. A one-line notice by Shiv Sena secretary Sanjay More said Rajesh Shah has been relieved from the post of the party’s deputy leader. Shah, however, continues to be a member of the Shiv Sena.

CM Shinde says

Reacting to opposition parties allegations, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde said that the opposition just blames as they do not have anything else do to apart from blaming. “I have given instructions that whoever the culprit in the BMW hit-and-run case is will not be spared. Strict action will be taken.”

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First Published:11 Jul 2024, 02:23 PM IST
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