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Kolkata Hit-And Run Case : Prime Accused "Sambia Sohrab" Was 'Drunk' While Driving, Booked For Murder

Kolkata: Jan 17; Sambia Sohrab, the prime accused in the hit-and-run case in which a young Air Force officer was killed while rehearsing for the Republic Day parade, was interrogated at length by the Kolkata Police last night.

Sambia was arrested Saturday night by the Kolkata Police while he was heading towards his in-laws' house. He has been booked under IPC Section 302 (Wrongful restraint) ,120(b) ( Criminal conspiracy) ,307 (Attempt to murder) , 212 (Harbouring offender)  and 427(Mischief causing damage).

According to a Kolkata Police official, Sambia was grilled at Joint Commissioner (Crime) Deabasish Boral's chamber at the Force's headquarter till 5 AM today.

As per the official, Sambia denied that he was behind the wheels of the brand new Audi which mowed down IAF Corporal Abhimanyu Gaud during the rehearsal of Republic Day parade here on January 13.

"He (Sambia) did not cooperate with us at all. Whenever he was asked about his role he denied being there at the mishap site. But we have clear indications of his presence at the Red Road area at that very hour," the official told. 

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