Shukla had reportedly lost control of his BMW and rammed it into three cars in Oshiwara, Mumbai.
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania actor Sidharth Shukla granted bail in rash driving case
Mumbai - 23 Jul 2018 12:39 IST
Actor Sidharth Shukla, who was arrested on Saturday (21 July) for rash driving, was granted bail yesterday (22 July). One person was injured and three cars were damaged in the incident. Shukla made his film debut with Dharma Productions’ Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) and has also acted in a few television serials including Balika Vadhu.
He had to pay a penalty of Rs5000. Shukla had reportedly lost control of his BMW and rammed it into three cars in Oshiwara, Mumbai.
The police arrested him under sections 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others), 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the Indian penal code.
Senior inspector Shailesh Pasalwar told news agency ANI, “We have registered a case against him. One person has been injured & 3 cars have been damaged. We have taken his blood sample. Further investigation is underway.”
We have registered a case against him. 1 person has been injured & 3 cars have been damaged. We have taken his blood sample. Further investigation is underway: Senior Inspector Shailesh Pasalwar on Siddharth Shukla's car crash incident in Mumbai's Oshiwara #Maharashtra (21.07.18) pic.twitter.com/9mbYgy9MT2— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2018
This is not the first time that the actor has been involved in a road accident. In 2014, Shukla rammed his Mercedes Benz into an Indica, in which a family was travelling. He was taken to the DN Nagar police station where he stated that he lost control of the vehicle as he was not keeping well. No complaint was registered and he was let off with a warning.