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Man Hit By Car, Dragged On Bonnet For Over 100 Metres; Retired IAS Officer's Son Held

The injured man, Anand Vijay Mandelia (37), is a city-based businessman and is being treated at the Max Super Specialty Hospital.

Man Hit By Car, Dragged On Bonnet For Over 100 Metres; Retired IAS Officer's Son Held
Man Hit By Car, Dragged On Bonnet For Over 100 Metres; Retired IAS Officer's Son Held

The son of a retired IAS officer was arrested for allegedly hitting a man with his car and carrying him on its bonnet for over 100 metres in south Delhi's Greater Kailash area, police said on Friday. 


The police have also booked the retired officer under section 212 (harbouring offender) of the Indian Penal Code, they said. The injured man, Anand Vijay Mandelia (37), is a city-based businessman and is being treated at the Max Super Specialty Hospital. He is under observation but out of danger, police said.


In the video of the incident, which was widely circulated on social media, the man is seen being carried on the bonnet of the car which was being driven rashly. The victim was carried on the bonnet for over 100 meters, police said. 


The accused, a law student, has been identified as Raj Sunderam, they said. The police identified the vehicle and seized it. 


"Sunderam was arrested from outside the Le Meridian Hotel, Gurgaon in Haryana. Sections 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide), 307 (attempt to murder) and 212 (harbouring offender) of the Indian Penal Code have also been added in the case on the basis of facts that emerged during the investigation," Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Benita Mary Jaiker said. 


The police received information about the hit and run incident near Greater Kailash-1 on Tuesday.  The injured was shifted to Max Hospital, and a case was registered under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of the Indian Penal Code.

With PTI inputs.

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