Man runs over woman and her friend with car after altercation in Jaipur, arrested

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JAIPUR: A woman was killed and her friend was severely injured when a man knocked them down with his car after a heated exchange in a hotel in Jaipur’s Jawahar Circle area early Tuesday morning, police said.

The station house officer of the local police station, Dalbeer Singh, said, “The incident took place outside a hotel located on Girdhar Marg in the Jawahar Circle police station area in Jaipur at around 5:30 am and 6 am on Tuesday. An attempt was made to crush a young man and a girl outside the hotel with a car in which the girl lost her life and a young man got injured”.

The victims have been identified as Rajkumar and Uma Suthar. The accused Mangesh was arrested on Wednesday when he was trying to flee.

“The accused Mangesh was also having drinks with his girlfriend there. After some time, they started passing comments on Uma. When Rajkumar objected, Mangesh said he already knew him”, Singh said.

Meanwhile, Mangesh and his girlfriend also came there and started a row with them in front of the hotel. As the fight escalated, Mangesh left, but soon returned in his car and drove over Rajkumar and Uma, he added.

A case was filed under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) against the accused. ANI)

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