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Mihir Shah arrested: How Mumbai police tracked down BMW car crash accused after 2 days | Latest News India

Mihir Shah, the absconding accused in the BMW car accident case in Mumbai and son of Shiv Sena leader Rajesh Shah, was arrested by the police on Tuesday – two days after he allegedly rammed his luxury car into a two-wheeler, killing a woman and injuring her husband. Mihir Shah, 24, who had managed to evade the police since Sunday morning, was arrested from Virar near Mumbai.

A BMW car driven by Mihir Shah allegedly hit a two-wheeler from behind in the Worli area of ​​south-central Mumbai on July 7 morning, killing a woman and injuring her husband.

Mihir Shah’s mother and two sisters were brought to Mumbai for questioning from Shahapur in Thane district. They are being questioned along with 10 others, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying.

Kaveri Nakhwa dragged for 1.5 km

A BMW car driven by Mihir Shah allegedly hit a two-wheeler from behind in the Worli area of ​​south-central Mumbai on July 7 morning. The collision killed 45-year-old Kaveri Nakhwa, who was riding in the pillion, while her husband Pradeep Nakhwa survived with injuries.

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According to the Mumbai police, Kaveri Nakhwa was dragged for about 1.5 km by the speeding car before Mihir Shah stopped the vehicle, swapped seats with its driver, Rajrishi Bidawat, and fled in another vehicle.

According to the police, Mihir Shah fled the spot in an auto-rickshaw, leaving his car and driver in Kala Nagar area. He then reached his friend’s residence in suburban Goregaon. His friend contacted Mihir Shah’s sister, who came to Goregaon and took him and his friend to her residence in Borivali, news agency PTI reported.

The Shah family decided to flee to a resort in Shahapur, Thane district, travelling in an Audi car. Mihir Shah’s mother Meena, sisters Kinjal and Pooja and two friends also stayed at the resort.

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The Mumbai police, after establishing the identity of one of the friends accompanying Mihir Shah, traced his number but he too had switched off his mobile phone, an official said.

Late in the evening of July 8, Mihir Shah and his friend left Shahapur and reached Virar.

But how was Mihir Shah arrested?

When his friend switched on his mobile phone for 15 minutes, the Mumbai police immediately pinpointed the location of the cell phone tower and captured the signal.

As for Mihir’s movements before the accident, the official told PTI that after partying with friends at a bar in Juhu area, he set off for south Mumbai with his driver in the early morning.

He was seen near Marine Drive around 4.30 am driving a BMW with driver Rajrushi Bidawat sitting next to him. When the vehicle reached Worli, it hit a two-wheeler, resulting in the death of Kaveri Nakhwa.

The Mumbai police found success after two days of painstaking investigation when his friend made the mistake of switching on his mobile phone for only 15 minutes.

Mihir, a 24-year-old who had managed to evade police since the accident on Sunday morning, was finally arrested in Virar near Mumbai.

A luxury car driven by Mihir allegedly hit the rear of a two-wheeler in south-central Mumbai’s Worli area on Sunday morning, killing Kaveri Nakhwa (45), who was sitting in the passenger seat, while her husband Pradeep survived with injuries.

According to police, Mihir Shah fled from Kala Nagar area, leaving his car and driver in a rickshaw, and reached his friend’s house in suburban Goregaon.

The friend called Mihir’s sister, who reached Goregaon and took both Mihir and his friend to her residence in Borivali, a senior police officer said.

The Shah family decided to flee to a holiday resort in Shahapur in Thane district in an Audi. Mihir, his mother Meena, sisters Kinjal and Pooja and two friends stayed at the resort.

The Mumbai police, after identifying one of Mihir’s companions, traced his number but he too had switched off his mobile phone, the official said.

Late on Monday evening, Mihir along with his friend left Shahapur resort and reached Virar, where his friend switched on his mobile phone for 15 minutes, he said.

Police immediately traced the location of the cellphone tower and nabbed the duo, the official added.

About Mihir’s movements before the accident, the official said that after partying with friends at a bar in Juhu area, Mihir Shah left with a driver for south Mumbai early morning.

He was spotted near Marine Drive around 4.30 am, driving a BMW. Driver Rajrushi Bidawat was sitting next to him.

When the vehicle reached Worli, it hit a two-wheeler, killing Kaveri Nakhwa.

The Mumbai police managed to catch Mihir Shah, the accused in the BMW road accident case involving the son of a Shiv Sena politician, after two days of painstaking investigation when his friend made the mistake of switching on his mobile phone for only 15 minutes.

Mihir, a 24-year-old who had managed to evade police since the accident on Sunday morning, was finally arrested in Virar near Mumbai.

A luxury car driven by Mihir allegedly hit the rear of a two-wheeler in south-central Mumbai’s Worli area on Sunday morning, killing Kaveri Nakhwa (45), who was sitting in the passenger seat, while her husband Pradeep survived with injuries.

According to police, Mihir Shah fled from Kala Nagar area, leaving his car and driver in a rickshaw, and reached his friend’s house in suburban Goregaon.

The friend called Mihir’s sister, who reached Goregaon and took both Mihir and his friend to her residence in Borivali, a senior police officer said.

The Shah family decided to flee to a holiday resort in Shahapur in Thane district in an Audi. Mihir, his mother Meena, sisters Kinjal and Pooja and two friends stayed at the resort.

The Mumbai police, after identifying one of Mihir’s companions, traced his number but he too had switched off his mobile phone, the official said.

Late on Monday evening, Mihir along with his friend left Shahapur resort and reached Virar, where his friend switched on his mobile phone for 15 minutes, he said.

Police immediately traced the location of the cellphone tower and nabbed the duo, the official added.

About Mihir’s movements before the accident, the official said that after partying with friends at a bar in Juhu area, Mihir Shah left with a driver for south Mumbai early morning.

He was spotted near Marine Drive around 4.30 am, driving a BMW. Driver Rajrushi Bidawat was sitting next to him.

When the vehicle reached Worli, it hit a two-wheeler, killing Kaveri Nakhwa.