Mumbai: Bollywood playback singer Aditya Narayan was on Monday arrested in a road accident case but was granted bail later, a police official said.
The auto driver and passenger Rajkumar Baburao Palekar (64) sustained head injuries whereas onboard passenger Surekha Ankush Shivekar's (32) left leg got fractured as the autorickshaw turned turtle after the accident.
The singer was booked under IPC 338 (Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and IPC 279 (Rash driving or riding on a public way) of the Motor Vehicle Act, as per the same report. Aditya was sent for a medical test and reports are awaited.
Aditya, reportedly took the injured to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital for treatment.
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The actor-singer was detained after he hit a rickshaw from behind with his Mercedes in front of Indralok Building, Lokhandwala Back Road in Andheri West around noon. Even though Narayan took both casualties to the hospital, they are still pressing charges.
Aditya misjudged a U-turn and hit the auto-rickshaw from the rear. "We will take further action once he is discharged", said Kiran Kale, senior inspector, Versova police station.
Earlier Aditya made controversy while involving into an ugly fight with airport staff at Raipur Airport. He refused to pay this amount to the female check in staff member. He was not allowed to board a Mumbai-bound flight until he apologised to the ground staff and paid Rs 12,900.