Mumbai: Sea Link mishap accused files for bail

Bilakhiya was arrested on Oct 6

Staff ReporterUpdated: Thursday, October 13, 2022, 11:59 PM IST
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Irfan Abdul Raheem Beelkia, the accused in the Bandra Worli Sea Link (BWSL) accident | Photo: Twitter Image

Irfan Bilakhiya, the accused driver in the Bandra-Worli sea link accident that killed five and injured eight others, has filed for bail.

Bilakhiya was arrested on Oct 6 and is charged with sections of the Indian Penal Code relating to culpable homicide not amounting to murder, death by negligence, rash driving, and overspeeding among others.

Recently, a magistrate court had directed that he be provided medical treatment as he had made a plea through his advocates Vikram Chavan and Chandni Bhatt for the same claiming spinal and internal injuries due to the mishap.

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