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Mumbai: Driver arrested for killing 3 sleeping on footpath

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The police on Sunday nabbed the of the which ran over a footpath in Mumbai's Vikhroli area killing three.

The incident took place on Saturday night killing two women on the spot, while a child succumbed to injuries after being taken to a hospital.

Officials from in the area today filed an FIR and booked the accused, 32-year old Ashok Alguram Sahu, under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

The deceased have been identified as Sayma Sahebrao Pawar (15), Laxmibai Khandu Waghmare (55) and Kartik Ganesh Waghmare (3).

Police said that the women and the child were sleeping on the footpath, opposite a lounge named Timbuctoo, when the incident took place at around 9.30 pm on Saturday.

The of the lost control while parking and collided with another parked on the same street due to which the trio sleeping on the footpath came under the wheels.

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First Published: Sun, June 09 2019. 14:30 IST