Mumbai jogger's death: Motorist claims partied hours before accident, but didn't consume alcohol

Updated: May 26 2023 8:02PM

Mumbai, May 26 (PTI) The motorist, who allegedly ran over and killed a 57-year-old jogger at Worli in south Mumbai, has claimed that he had partied with friends hours before the accident, but had not consumed alcohol.

The accused Sumer Merchant made the claim in the statement given to the police, which is part of the chargesheet filed recently before a court here.

The chargesheet, citing his blood sample report, stated that the alcohol content in Merchant's blood was 137 mg in 100 ml, which is way above the permissible limit.