Kolkata hit-n-run: Transit remand granted to key witness

New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Monday issued transit remand for Sambia Sohrab’s friend Shahnawaz Khan alias ‘Sanu’, who is the key witness in the Kolkata hit and run case.

Shahnawaz, who was arrested by the Special Task Force from Delhi last night, will now be taken to Kolkata.

He is the key witness in the hit-and-run case that led to the death of IAF officer Corporal Abhimanyu Gaud during a rehearsal of Republic Day parade in Kolkata.

The state police on Saturday night arrested the main accused Sambia Sohrab who was behind the wheels of the car. The development comes shortly after Kolkata Police confirmed that Sohrab, son of former RJD MLA Mohammed Sohrab, was driving the car.

Sohrab was sent to a14-day police custody after he was booked under Sections 302 (Murder) of the Indian Penal Code. (ANI)

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