India cricketer Ajinkya Rahane’s father Madhukar Baburao Rahane has been arrested on Friday morning, Indian Express has learnt, for running down a 67-year-old woman in Kolhapur. The incident involved Madhukar’s car. The woman was taken to the government hospital where she was declared dead after succumbing to injuries, reports in the local media have further said. It has since emerged that he has been granted bail.
As per reports, Madhukar was driving the vehicle and the family were headed to Tarkarli, Maharashtra via Pune-Bengaluru highway with the accident taking place in Kagal. The Kagal Police Station filed a case against Madhukar under section 304 A, 289, 337 and 338. Other people in the car were Ajinkya’s mother and sister with the family going for a vacation.
Driving in a Hyundai i20 on National Highway No 4, Madhukar lost control of the vehicle in the Kagal area and accidentally hit a woman named Ashatai Kamble. The impact with the vehicle was such that despite being taken to the nearby hospital, she died.