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Goa MLA son's car mows down 18-year-old woman

Press Trust of India  |  Belagavi (K'taka) 

An 18-year-old woman was killed and her sister seriously injured when they were knocked down by a car allegedly driven by a MLA's son here, triggering violence in the area, police said Tuesday.

The accident occurred Monday evening on the NH-4, they said.

The speeding driven by Cail (27), son of lawmaker Glen Ticlo, mowed down the two women while they were crossing the highway near the fruit market, police D C Rajappa said.

Cail was arrested but released on bail Tuesday.

The victim identified as Tainiyat succumbed to injuries while Samrin admitted to a hospital, he said.

An angry crowd from the surrounding area pelted stones at the car, damaging glass panes and tried to set it on fire, but the police rushed to the spot and controlled the situation, Rajappa said.

Seven people were also arrested for allegedly trying to set the car ablaze, he said.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 14:40 IST