Mumbai: Hit-And-Run Leaves 51-Year-Old Ragpicker Dead

Mumbai: Hit-And-Run Leaves 51-Year-Old Ragpicker Dead

Magare suffered serious injuries to her stomach and right leg.

Megha KuchikUpdated: Tuesday, March 19, 2024, 12:36 AM IST
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A 51-year-old ragpicker was killed in a road accident on Khairani Road in Sakinaka on Saturday at 12.45pm. While Shanta Magare was working, an unidentified driver struck her with a car and fled the scene.

Magare suffered serious injuries to her stomach and right leg. An auto-rickshaw driver transported her to Rajawadi Hospital in Ghatkopar. However, she was declared dead the next day.

Her son, Kishor Magare, filed a case at the Sakinaka police station under Indian Penal Code sections 279 (rash driving) and 304(A) (causing death by negligence), along with relevant sections of the Motor Vehicle Act.

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