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Cricketer Ajinkya Rahane's dad detained for rash driving which killed woman

by Athar Ansari Dec 15, 2017 • 22:54 PM

Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Dec 15 (CRICKETNMORE) - The Kolhapur police detained and let off Madhukar B. Rahane, father of Indian cricket star Ajinkya Rahane, for speeding and rash driving which resulted in the death of an elderly woman here on Friday, an official said.

The incident occurred when Rahane, his wife and other family members were travelling to the tourist beach resort of Tarkarli in Sindhudurg district via the Pune-Bengaluru NH4, the investigating officer, Sub-Inspector of Kagal Police Station, Sunil Mhalge said.

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"Rahane was speeding along the road when the woman suddenly came in the middle of the road. At that high speed, he could not apply the brakes on time and the vehicle rammed into her, around 11.30 am today," Mhalge told IANS.

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