Three days after a 30-year-old girl was arrested for allegedly operating over a 79-year-old physician and his 62-year-old spouse in Dwarka, police Thursday arrested her youthful sister for the crime.
Police had initially arrested Deepakshi Chaudhary (30), who works at a multi-national firm, after she claimed she was driving the automotive on the time of the accident. However, throughout investigation, police discovered it was Deepakshi’s sister Nupur (28) who was driving the automotive. Nupur works as a probationary officer in Canara Bank.
DCP (Dwarka) Santosh Kumar Meena stated Nupur has been held beneath sections of rash driving and inflicting dying by negligence whereas Deepakshi has additionally been arrested for deceptive the police.
“Deepakshi told us she was driving the car and was ‘thinking of something’ when she hit the couple. She also produced papers before the investigating officer and was later released on bail. On Wednesday, the victim’s family members alleged that Deepakshi is lying and wasn’t driving her car. We verified the allegations and arrested Nupur. Further investigation is in progress.”
Police sources stated Nupur received her learner’s licence solely this January and feared dropping her job if she is called in an FIR. She was allegedly checking her WhatsApp messages when she hit the couple, recognized as Shanti Swroop Arora, a retired physician, and his spouse Anjula, each residents of APPU Enclave at Dwarka’s Sector 11. Their kids are within the US.
The accident befell at 6.30 pm on April 4 and was caught on digital camera. In the video, a Baleno hits the couple and runs over them. The driver comes out, goes to the rear aspect of the automobile and calls any individual after taking her cell phone from the automotive. People come to the spot and attempt to rescue the victims by pushing the hatchback. One of the victims is seen mendacity on the rear aspect of the automobile.
A senior police officer stated after the incident, Nupur referred to as her sister, who accompanied the aged couple to Manipal Hospital, the place they succumbed to their accidents. After the household’s allegations and native enquiry, police checked different CCTVs.
A police officer stated, “We found that though the car was registered in Deepakshi’s name. It was driven by her sister. After the incident, Deepakshi and her father reached the spot and she confessed to the crime committed by her sister as they were scared Nupur would lose her job,” an officer stated.