Mumbai drunk driving case: Charge sheet filed against woman lawyer

Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Police here on Monday filed a charge sheet against 35-year corporate lawyer Jahnvi Gadkar, who was arrested on June 10 for drunk driving and killing two people.

The charge sheet, running into around 560 pages, includes statements of 57 witnesses, besides the 14 witnesses whose statements have already been recorded by a court.

Filed before the Kurla metropolitan magistrate’s court, the charge sheet also contains Gadkar’s medical reports, autopsy reports of the victims, forensic reports, CCTV footage details, statements of doctors and her friends, besides other evidence.

Gadkar, who was released on bail on August 5 by the Mumbai Sessions Court, was present in the court on Monday.

In the early morning of June 10, Gadkar’s speeding car, on the wrong side of the Mumbai Eastern Freeway, rammed into a taxi killing its driver Mohammed A. Sayyed and his passenger Mohammed S. Sabuwala, and injuring four other people.

Previously, two bail pleas by the corporate lawyer were rejected by the metropolitan magistrate’s court after which she moved the sessions court

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