BMW Hit And Run Case: Prime Suspect Mihir Shah Detained 2 Days After Kins Arrest

in the BMW Hit and Run case, the main accused – Mihir Shah has been detained two days after the accident. In the BMW car accident, a 45 year old woman was killed in Worli. 

In the latest development in the BMW Hit and Run case, the main accused – Mihir Shah has been detained two days after the accident. In the BMW car accident, a 45 year old woman was killed in Worli.

Who Is Mihir Shah?

Suspected as the main accused, Mihir is the son of Rajesh Shah who is a Shiv Sena leader and a close aide of Eknath Shinde (CM Of Maharashtra). The police claimed that Mihir  was located in Virar after his friend switched on his phone. The investigating officer said, “Mihir was hiding with his mother Meena, two sisters Pooja and Kinjal in a resort at Murbad. On Monday night, one of Mihir’s Palghar based friend went there after which Mihir went to Virar along with the friend.”

“Our team had initially traced Mihir’s family in Murbad from where we got the mobile number of the friend, following which his number was put on surveillance,” said an officer.  “We have apprehended Mihir and are probing further to understand the sequence of his hiding locations after he escaped from the accident spot,” the officer added.

The Mumbai Police’s crime branch has also detained the mother, two elder sisters, and a friend named Avdeep for allegedly helping him escape after the accident. They were taken into custody at a resort in Murbad and handed over to the Worli police for further investigation.

The BMW Hit and Run Case

Mihir allegedly crashed the BMW he was driving into a two-wheeler carrying Pradip Nakhwa, 50, and his wife Kaveri Nakhwa, 45, in Worli on Sunday. Kaveri was reportedly dragged for nearly two kilometers after becoming trapped between the car’s bumper and tire. She was eventually thrown onto the road, resulting in her death.

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Police stated that Mihir then switched seats with his driver, Rajrishi Bidawat, and called his father, Rajesh. Rajesh advised him to flee and told the driver to take responsibility for the accident.