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A software engineer, who is said to have been driving under the influence of alcohol, wreaked havoc on the road after he knocked down one person, killing him, and rammed into more than four vehicles, injuring several people at Electronics City on Thursday evening.
Dastagiri, 36, had just parked his bike near a shop and was talking to someone, when Krunal Krishna, 30, drove his Volkswagen car, right into him, killing him on the spot. The completely drunk Krishna did not slow down and went ahead to hit a Bajaj Discover bike, a Honda Activa and a Royal Enfield motorcycle and other vehicles parked on the roadside. A few others were injured, and are said to be out of danger now. The accident happened around 6 pm on Parappana Agrahara Central Jail Road. The local people, who witnessed the accident, chased Krishna, nabbed him and beat him up. The law and order police of Electronics City detained Krishna and took him to the police station before the angry crowd beat him to death. Electronics City traffic police shifted Dastagiri’s body to mortuary and arrested Krishna.
Krishna lives in an apartment at Bommanahalli. According to the traffic police, the car was in Krishna’s wife’s name. Police contacted his wife, who also works in a private firm. She has told the police the couple have applied for divorce. She told police that Krishna had taken car from her, but is staying in the separately. Krishna will be booked IPC section 304-Culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
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