A 28-year-old driver, who ran over Assistant Commissioner of Police (Visitors) Sanket Kaushik final week, has been arrested, Delhi Police mentioned on Saturday.
Mr Kaushik died within the accident.
In keeping with the police, the motive force had run over the policeman close to Rajokri flyover on July 25. He was taken to All India Institute of Medical Sciences the place he was declared introduced useless.
The motive force, recognized as Amit Pulami, lives in Mahipalpur space. Pulami belongs to Nepal and had come to Delhi over one-and-a-half years in the past within the search of labor.
Police mentioned the assertion of Mr Kaushik’s driver was recorded, during which he mentioned at round 7:45 pm whereas he was strolling by way of service lane of Rajokri flyover, a items provider car pushed in a rash and negligent manner got here from Gurugram facet, hit the ACP together with jersey barricades and sped away in direction of Delhi.
A case underneath Part 279 (rash driving) and 304A (inflicting dying by negligence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was accordingly registered at Vasant Kunj South police station and an investigation was taken up within the matter.
“In the course of the course of the investigation, the groups labored on rigorous technical in addition to a handbook train by way of all assets to determine the offending car and the offender… The piece of an iron angle discovered on the spot was minutely checked and with the assistance of the identical it has been established that the car was a tempo,” the police mentioned in an announcement.
“Additional, all the neighborhood close to the place of incident was completely checked and several other CCTV footages with the related time of incident have been collected and analysed whereby the ACP was noticed simply close to the place of incident,” it added.
The police mentioned that on the idea of the identical CCTV footage the precise time of the incident was ascertained and the offending car was pinned down as a tempo with white driving cabin and brown physique.
“On July 31, 2020, the small print of the mentioned car have been obtained from the warehouse and in furtherance of the mentioned particulars the tempo was traced in Rangpuri Mahipalpur, New Delhi and additional the motive force of the identical car who was driving the tempo on the time of the incident was apprehended from the parking,” the assertion mentioned.
Police mentioned throughout sustained interrogation, accused disclosed that he was on service lane close to the Rajokri Flyover and was attempting to enter on NH-8, when he hit the ACP and sped away.