Pune Porsche Accident Update: Teen Driver Admits he was drunk

Suhana Parvin
Suhana Parvin

On May 19, the 17-year-old son of a wealthy and influential realtor in Pune was allegedly driving a speeding car that killed two young tech workers. The Juvenile Justice Board quickly granted him bail, causing public outrage. Since then, the police investigation into the Pune Porsche Accident has revealed how the boy’s family, the police, and doctors worked together to protect him.

In a shocking development, the 17-year-old driver has confessed to the police that he was heavily intoxicated during the incident.

Teen Driver Admits He Was Drunk

During an intense interrogation session lasting over an hour, the teen admitted to the Pune Police that he was drunk. He also added that he had no recollection of the events leading up to the crash. “I don’t remember anything as I was drunk,” he repeatedly told the officials. His mother was there during the interrogation; she was taken into custody on Saturday. Crime branch officials, including Assistant Commissioner of Police Sunil Tambe and a district child protection officer, were present too.

Pune Porsche Accident Video Evidence

A video has emerged showing the teenager in a bar prior to the accident, further corroborating his admission of alcohol consumption. Initial investigations revealed that the minor and his friends had run up a bill of ₹48,000 at two pubs, Blak and Cosie, where they consumed a significant amount of alcohol.

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Mother Alleges Doctor’s Instruction to Tamper Evidence

The minor’s parents, Shivani and Vishal Agarwal, are both involved in the case. Shivani was arrested for giving her blood sample instead of her son’s to obstruct the investigation. Vishal, a realtor, was also arrested for allegedly destroying evidence related to the accident.

On Sunday, a Pune court placed the parents in police custody until June 5. The police claim the couple conspired to tamper with the blood samples at a state-run hospital. Two doctors and an employee from the hospital were also arrested for their part in the sample swap.

According to Pune Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar, Shivani Agarwal claimed that the doctors at Sassoon General Hospital instructed her to provide her blood sample instead of her son’s. “She feigned ignorance on why the doctors told her so,” Kumar reported.

The couple has been charged under IPC section 201 for causing the disappearance of evidence, a bailable offense. Their lawyer, Prashant Patil, argued that the police had already searched their home and recovered CCTV footage. Urging the court to send the couple to judicial custody.

Additionally, the minor’s grandfather, Surendra Agarwal, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping the family’s driver. He pressured him to take the blame for the accident. The police are continuing their investigation to uncover the full extent of the conspiracy and tampering.

Community Impact

The accident has deeply affected Pune’s IT community, with many calling for stricter enforcement of underage drinking laws and parental accountability. The tragic loss of two young professionals has highlighted the severe consequences of irresponsible behavior and the importance of justice for the victims’ families.

As the case unfolds, the Pune community watches closely, hoping for a resolution that will bring justice and perhaps serve as a deterrent for similar incidents in the future.

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