Ajinkya Rahane’s father mows down elderly woman with car; booked

Ajinkya Rahane's father allegedly mowed down a 67-year-old woman in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district following which he was booked by the police.

By: PTI | Updated: December 15, 2017 7:53 pm
Madhukarrao Rahane has been booked on charges of causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others Ajinkya Rahane with his mother and father at his home. (Express archive photo.)

India Test vice captain Ajinkya Rahane’s father allegedly mowed down a 67-year-old woman in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district following which he was booked by the police.

The incident took place around noon yesterday on the highway in Kagal when Madhukarrao Rahane (54) was driving with his family to their hometown in the coastal Konkan region from Mumbai, a senior police official said in Mumbai.

The deceased was identified as Ashabai Dadasaheb Kamble (67).

Kamble, a resident of Savitrinagar in Ichalkaranji, got confused while crossing the road and stopped in between after which the car hit her, said Senior Police Inspector of Kagal
Police Station Audumbar Patil.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital but she died during treatment at around 7 pm, he said.

Madhukarrao Rahane has been booked on charges of causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others, causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others and causing death by negligence, he said.

According to the officer, Madhukarrao Rahane was summoned to the police station and as the offence is bailable he was served a notice under CrPC 41/1 to remain present in the court with his lawyer.

“Rahane is cooperating in the investigation,” he added.

Ajinkya Rahane is currently accompanying the Indian team playing an ODI series against Sri Lanka.

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    David
    Dec 15, 2017 at 8:59 pm
    Hope justice is equal, blind and quick. Traffic laws should be well enforced. Drivers need to be more careful and courteous. The poor get equal justice. Salman Khans drive-murder case was a horror. The judges were biased and bribed. The poor pavement dwellers didn't get justice.
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    1. John Len
      Dec 15, 2017 at 9:05 pm
      ofcourse the justice will be delivered, the accused is just the father of a second rate cricketer not a politician or a corporate honcho. anybody even remembers when ambani's son killed somebody in an accident?
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        MK
        Dec 16, 2017 at 1:30 am
        A second rate cricketer like Navjyot Singh Sindhu was acquitted of murder when he bashed up an old man with whom he was involved in a car accident. It was a case of road-rage. The West Indies refused to give him a visa when India was touring there but in India he was prosecuted for man-slaughter and released. So it is always money and influence that rule in India.
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