BMW Hit-and-Run Incident Leaves Woman Dead, Accused Son of Shiv Sena Leader Still at Large

BMW Hit-and-Run Incident

Mumbai: A heart-wrenching incident unfolded in Mumbai on Sunday, sending shockwaves across the nation. A speeding BMW car mercilessly crushed a couple riding a scooter, resulting in the tragic death of the woman and severe injuries to the man. The accused, 24-year-old Mihir Shah, fled the scene, leaving behind a trail of devastation. Mumbai Police has now issued a Look Out Circular (LOC) against him.

The Key Details:

  • The Victims: Kaveri Nakhwa, a 45-year-old resident of Worli Koliwada, was riding pillion with her husband, Pradeep, when the BMW struck their scooter on Dr. Annie Besant Marg around 5:30 am. The impact was so severe that the car dragged the woman’s body for over 2 kilometers. Tragically, she succumbed to her injuries at the hospital.
  • The Accused: Mihir Shah, son of Rajesh Shah, a prominent leader of the Shiv Sena (Shinde faction) in Palghar district near Mumbai, was allegedly behind the wheel. Shockingly, CCTV footage captured Mihir sitting in the passenger seat of the Mercedes car just moments before the fatal collision. Police suspect he was intoxicated, having been seen at a Juhu bar hours earlier.
  • The Bar Connection: Mihir and his friends visited the Global Tapas Bar in Juhu, where they settled a bill of Rs 18,730. Bar owner Karan Shah confirmed their presence and revealed that Mihir left with his companions in a Mercedes car around 1:40 am.
  • The Escape: After the accident, Mihir fled towards the Bandra-Worli Sea Link, abandoning his BMW and leaving driver Rajrishi Bidawat behind. Worli police promptly arrested Mihir’s father, Rajesh Shah, and Bidawat for aiding Mihir’s escape. The car’s ownership was traced back to Rajesh Shah.
  • The Manhunt: Mumbai Police is on high alert, forming six teams to track down the elusive Mihir Shah. An LOC has been issued, fearing that he may attempt to flee the country.
BMW Hit-and-Run Incident

This heart-rending incident has left the city in shock, and authorities are determined to bring justice to the grieving family. The search for Mihir Shah continues as the nation awaits answers and accountability.