Drunk driver kills 1 in Mumbai, arrested
Photographs: Sahil Salvi
'He rammed into a scooter'
Image: Sushil Rajendra Kothari at the police station
Motorist killed on the spot
While the motorist -- Habib Zulfikar Qureshi -- was killed on the spot, the pillion rider received minor injuries and is presently undergoing treatment at J J Hospital, said the police.
Kothari was arrested following the mishap.
'The accused sped away'
"Even after ramming into the scooter, the accused did not stop and sped away towards Malabar Hill, where he dashed into another car. He was arrested from there," Dorje said.
According to the medical report, Kothari was under the influence of alcohol, Dorje said, adding he has been booked for culpable homicide and rash and negligent driving.