Mumbai, July 10: BMW crash prime accused Mihir R. Shah, the son of former Shiv Sena Deputy Leader Rajesh Shah, on Wednesday confessed that he was driving the car when it hit a two-wheeler, killing fisherwoman Kaveri P. Nakhwa on July 7.

Mihir, 24, who was absconding for nearly 60 hours after the accident before he was tracked down and arrested, was produced by the Worli police before a Sewri court and after a brief hearing, he was sent to police custody for a week till the next Tuesday. Mumbai BMW Hit-and-Run Case: CM Eknath Shinde Relieves Father of Main Accused, Palghar Shiv Sena Deputy Leader Rajesh Shah From Post.

Sewri Court Sends Accused Mihir Shah to Police Custody

Earlier, his father Rajesh Shah, who was abruptly removed from his Shiv Sena post on Wednesday morning, was arrested and sent to 15 days judicial custody on Monday, but then released on bail. Mumbai BMW Hit-and-Run Case: Nearly 60 Hours After Car Accident in Worli, Fugitive Mihir Shah Nabbed From Thane.

Family driver Rajrishi Bidawat has been sent to police custody till Thursday (July 11), in the sensational case that created a political storm with the opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi slamming the MahaYuti government.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 10, 2024 04:44 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website