Caught on CCTV: Video of Delhi man killed by Mercedes released by family
Seeking justice, the family of 32-year-old Siddharth Sharma who was killed by a speeding Mercedes while crossing the main road near Ludlow Castle School, in North Delhi’s posh Civil Lines a on Monday, has released the footage of the incident.
Watch the video below:
Sharma, was crossing the road, when a speeding Mercedes hit him and flung him several feet into the air. The car - which came at a speed of around 100 km an hour - was allegedly driven by a 17-year-old schoolboy.
The boy, who is just a week away from turning 18, got bail on Wednesday.
Police said that under the MV Act, the teenager’s father, if proven guilty, will spend three months in prison and pay a fine of ₹1,000.
Siddharth’s father has accused the police of going slow and taking action more than 24 hours after his son was killed.
On Monday night, Sharma was on way to his sister’s house in Civil Lines when the Mercedes hit him.
One of Sharma’s friends told HT: “His father Hemraj Sharma was an engineer in the Navy and served the country during the 1971 war. His grandfather Ratan Chand Dixit was in Subhash Chandra Bose’s army during freedom struggle and had spent 12 years in prison. My friend lost his life and we will not stop protesting till he gets justice