Update: Sanu reaches Kolkata Airport. Police takes him to the lalbazar thana and is going to interrogate.
Update: As fresh reports are pouring in it has been said that Sambiya’s friend Johny who is hiding since the incident is keen to surrender to police. Johny’s lawyer on Monday said that the Skoda car Johny was driving will also be handed over to police.
Johny’s two brothers are present at Lalbazar police headquarters. Johny and Shanu two friends of accused Sambiya have said that the killer Audi which mowed IAF corporal to death was driven by Sambiya.
Update: A Delhi Court on Monday issued transit remand for Sambia Sohrab’s friend Shahnawaz Khan alias ‘Sanu’, who is the key witness in the Kolkata hit and run case.
Shahnawaz, who was arrested by the Special Task Force from Delhi last night, will now be taken to Kolkata.
Sanu said at Delhi Court that there were two cars at the incident and Sanu drove another one which was behind Sambiya’s car.
But Sanu’s brother Khaled claims that Sanu was not arrested but he was surrendered.
New Delhi: Detective Department of Kolkata Police on Monday made a second arrest in connection with Audi hit and run case, in which Trinamool leader’s son allegedly ran over Air Force officer Abhimanyu Gaud amidst the Republic Day parade rehearsal.
Within 24 hours of the arrest of prime accused Sambia Sohrab, the police arrested his friend Sanu alias Shahnawaz Khan from Delhi.
Sanu is likely to be produced before a local court in Delhi and will be brought on transit remand to Kolkata on Monday. Later, he will be produced at the Kolkata court.
Police sources reveal that Sanu is a co-accused in the case and was present inside the vehicle that ran over Airman Corporal Abhimanyu Gaud on January 13 on red road while the Republic Day parade rehearsal was on.
Police has also slapped charges – 302 (murder) and 120 (b) criminal conspiracy against Sanu.
Sohrab was arrested on Saturday night and produced before a special court here in Kolkata on Sunday. He has been remanded to 14 days of police custody till January 30.
Police is carrying out raids across the country to nab another co-accused Johny, who was reportedly present at the incident spot.