Gaurav Gill and another driver booked in connection with accident

A FIR was lodged on Sunday on a complaint by Rahul, the elder son of the deceased.

Arjuna awardee Gaurav Gill and another driver were booked on Sunday in connection with an accident.   -  M. Periasamy

Arjuna awardee Gaurav Gill and another driver were booked on Sunday in connection with an accident during a National Rally Championship race here in which a couple and their young son were killed, police said.

A police official said companies involved in the event — Maxperience, Mahindra, JK Tyres, MRF Tyres and the Federation of Motor Sports Club of India — have also been named in the FIR.

Additional Superintendent of Police Khinv Singh said the FIR was lodged at Samdari police station at 2 a.m. on Sunday on a complaint by Rahul, the elder son of the deceased.

Rahul claimed that his parents were standing along the road with the motorcycle, talking to his younger brother, when Gill’s car hit them.

Gill and driver M. Sharif were booked under Section 304 of the Indian Penal Code (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), the ASP said, adding that their names were written on the vehicle that hit the motorcycle of the deceased.

Meanwhile, the bodies of Narendra Kumar, his wife Pushpa Devi and son Jitendra were still lying at the spot as villagers and family members demanded compensation, government job to a kin and the arrest of the accused.