2 hit-&-runs in 24 hours, two persons killed
Mumbai: Two people lost their lives in separate hit-and-run mishaps in a span of 24 hours.
In the first incident, a 25-year-old man, Anilkumar Verma, sleeping on the pavement in Malad (E) was run over. An unknown vehicle ran over Verma between 2am and 3.40am on Friday. After the Dindoshi police was informed, Verma was rushed to a hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. Verma’s brother, Akhilesh Kumar, later registered a police complaint. The Dindoshi police are scrutinising CCTV footage to identify the killer vehicle.
In the second incident, a biker was knocked down by a vehicle on the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road near IIT in Powai on Friday evening. Sanjay Mayekar (43) taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead.