A 26-year old woman, allegedly under the influence of alcohol, lost control of her Hyundai Verna and crashed into a 65-year old pedestrian in bangalore, killing him.
The 26-year old woman has been identified as N Bhavatarani, a resident of Rajajinagar, Bangalore, who is pursuing her MBA from the University of Westminster in London. She was returning from a party on MG road when she lost control of the car.
The victim was identified as P Subramani, a resident of Appajappa garden, Bangalore.
While returning from a party, Bhavatarani had consumed alcohol and lost control of the car near Lal Bagh at around 11:30 p.m. The car came to a halt only after it hit a two-wheeler and an iron gate of a residential building.
Bhavatarani, scared of being assaulted by the mob that surrounded her car, sheltered herself inside, but was eventually pulled out and roughed up. The police Law and Order team eventually arrived and took her away to safety and and for a medical exam.
Tests revealed that her blood alcohol limit was 81mg/ 100ml blood, more than double the permissible limit. The young lady's father was a retires executive from a multinational automotive firm and her mother revealed that Bhavatarani was also associated with a private students' fashion publication as a writer and stylist.
The 26-year old Bhavatarani was produced before a magistrate and was remanded to five days of judicial custody.