Indian cricket team’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane’s father Madhukarrao Rahane allegedly hit a 67-year-old woman with his car in Maharashtra’s Kolhapur district., post which, he was arrested.
According to a senior police officer, the incident occurred on Thursday noon on the highway in Kagal when 54-year-old Madhukarrao Rahane, who was driving with his family to their hometown in the coastal Konkan region from Mumbai, hit the elderly woman.
The deceased, identified as Ashabai Dadasaheb Kamble, got confused while crossing the road and stopped in the middle after which the car hit her, said Senior Police Inspector of Kagal Police Station Audumbar Patil. The woman was taken to a nearby hospital but she died during treatment at around 7 p.m., the officer said.
According to the officer, Madhukarrao Rahane was summoned to the police station and as the offence is bailable he was served a notice under CrPC 41/1 to remain present in the court with his lawyer.