Ahmedabad: The son-in-law of Gujarat Congress MLA Punambhai Parmar has been booked for culpable homicide not amounting to murder after six persons were killed in an accident caused by his SUV, the police said on Friday.
As per case details, accused Ketan Padhiyar’s SVU rammed into an auto rickshaw and a bike near Sojitra village in Anand district on a state highway on Thursday evening.
The deceased were residents of Sojitra and Boriyavi villages of the district.
Immediately after the accident, he fled the spot. However, he was arrested by police and booked under section 304 of IPC.
He had sustained injuries and was taken to a private hospital in Anand for treatment.
Police are investigating if he was under the influence of alcohol while driving.
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