Pune Porsche Accident: Rich Brats in Killer Cars

2024 • 49min • News • National


Published On: May 22, 2024 – In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old boy in Pune, driving a Porsche at high speed and under the influence of alcohol, killed two 24-year-old techies on a bike. The entire event was captured on camera, yet initially the juvenile was granted bail within 15 hours and given a lenient sentence of writing a 300-word essay, along with treatment and counselling for alcohol addiction. After much public uproar now the minor is booked Under IPC and the boy's father and the pub owner and manager also face charges under the Juvenile Justice Act. This case is not an isolated incident. From Sanjeev Nanda's 1999 BMW case in Delhi to Salman Khan's 2002 hit-and-run, and the 2016 Mercedes case in Delhi, there have been numerous instances where the rich and influential escape with minimal consequences for their reckless actions.