Balika Vadhu fame Siddharth Shukla arrested for rash driving

23rd July 2018

Balika Vadhu actor Siddharth Shukla was booked for rash driving after meeting a road accident in Mumbai's Oshiwara on Saturday evening. Siddharth completely lost control of his BMW X5 sports car that crashed into multiple cars and went over a road divider.

Confirming about the incident, senior inspector Shailesh Pasalwar said, "One person has been injured and three cars damaged. We have taken his blood sample. Further investigation is underway." The actor was charged for rash driving under offences (section 279 of the Indian Penal Code), endangering life or personal safety of others (section 336), and causing hurt by endangering personal safety (section 337). He was later released on bail. Pollice official Bhandare mentioned that due to vehicle’s airbags , Shukla did not suffer serious injuries. "Locals rushed to the spot and took him out of the car after which we were called," he said.

Shashikant Bhandare, the inspector at Oshiwara police station, said they would be able to confirm if Shukla was driving under the influence of alcohol once the medical results come back, the reports suggested. "Till now, we have not found any evidence of drink driving," said Bhandare.

The inspector adds that Shukla has been cooperating with the police probe and did not run away from the situation. He featured in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' under Karan Johar's Dharma Productions.

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