Pune rash driving case: Excise department seals two bars that served liquor to minor

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May 22,2024 01:58 PM
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The Pune Excise Department has sealed Cosie Bar and Black Bar in Pune on Tuesday, which had allegedly served liquor to the minor who has been accused in connection with the Pune rash driving case.

New Delhi [India], May 21 (HBTV): The Pune Excise Department has sealed Cosie Bar and Black Bar in Pune on Tuesday, which had allegedly served liquor to the minor who has been accused in connection with the Pune rash driving case, officials said. 

The accident, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday, involved a luxury car collided with a motorcycle near Kalyani Nagar in Pune, resulting in the killing of two youths. The deceased were identified as one Ashwini Koshta and an Aneesh Awadhia.

The driver was a minor, who was apprehended but later given bail by the Juvenile Justice Board.

Pune Commissioner of Police Amitesh Kumar has said that the Pune Police is seeking permission to try the juvenile.

Earlier in the day, three accused in the case were sent to police custody till May 24 by a special court in Pune. 

Two of the three accused persons are the bar owner and bar manager who served liquor to the juvenile. The third accused is also a bar manager of another bar. He had also allegedly served liquor to the juvenile driver.   

Additionally, two more accused -- the juvenile's father and another bar owner -- are currently detained, and the process to arrest them is underway, the police officials said. The father of the juvenile accused was detained earlier in the day.  

Earlier on May 19, the Juvenile Justice Board granted bail to the accused involved in a recent car accident in Pune, said the juvenile's advocate, Prashant Patil. The bail comes with several conditions aimed at rehabilitation and awareness.  

The conditions include the following: The accused should work with the traffic police of Yerawada for 15 days; the accused should write an essay on the accident; should get treatment from a doctor to help him quit drinking; and take psychiatric counseling, and to submit a report.  

(ANI) This is a syndicated news feed. HBTV has edited it for clarity.