The Mumbai Police were engaged in a heady chase of a luxury sedan on Saturday night after the driver hit some pedestrians and sped away in South Mumbai. According to the police, as reported by news agency ANI, they got an information about an accident on Reay Raod at 12:30 am. They sent an interceptor vehicle that soon managed to tail the BMW sedan but could not catch up.
After a four-kilometre chase, the police were able to corner the sedan. The motorists who chased the car managed to pull out the driver and some locals who were at the spot beat him up before he was handed over to the police. The driver, identified as Mehmood Alam, was driving in an inebriated condition. The locals also broke the car's windshield and dented the BMW sedan with blows using heavy sticks. The two injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital.
“We caught him after a four-kilometre. He's a driver and the owner had left for Dubai on Friday. The two injured persons have been taken to the hospital. Action will be taken against the errant driver,” the police said.