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Accused in Vadodara hit and run case appeared at Manjalpur police station

Will be arrested after covid test

Accused in Vadodara hit and run case appeared at Manjalpur police station
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Accused in Vadodara hit and run case appeared at Manjalpur police station

Devul Phulbaaj, accused in Saturday night's hit-and-run case on Vadodara's Manjalpur crematorium road, appeared at the Manjalpur police station today on Monday. Manjalpur police have detained the accused and after the RTPCR test will arrest him. The father of the deceased child demanded strict action against the accused.

The hit-and-run incident took place on Saturday night on Manjalpur Cemetery Road in Vadodara. The accused Devul Phulbaje first hit the two Wheeler and then accidentally drove the jeep over a divider at Alwanaka, from where he fled. Dharvi Pareshbhai Patel was on her way home with brothers Kavish and Kiyan from tution on Saturday evening at 6.30 pm on a two wheeler from Manjalpur Mangleshwar Mandir Smashan Road.

Meanwhile, the driver of a black jeep knocked them near the cemetery and fled towards Sun City. All three fell down from the two wheeler where Dharvi Patel was injured in the right arm, leg and hips, Kian Patel sustained injuries to his mouth and forehead as well as his legs, while Kavish Patel succumbed to his injuries during treatment.

The onlooker identified the jeep driver identified as Devul Ghanshyam Phulbaje, while the vehicle belonged to Devul Phoolbaje. Meanwhile, the police got information that the accused was standing near Saraswati Chokdi, on the basis of which the police reached Saraswati Chokdi. However, the accused had absconded from there. Accused Devul Phulbaaj appeared at the Manjalpur police station on Monday today. Police will arrest the accused after the Covid test.

According to police sources, Warasia police detained Devul Phulbaaj from Gadheda market during the night curfew in April when he was driving a black jeep without any registration number. The police detained the jeep and register case on charges of violating curfew against Devul and his friend. Police also fined them for not wearing a mask.

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