New Delhi: The driver whose car rammed into Gopinath Munde's car, killing the union minister, has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

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Gurvinder Singh, who was driving the car, was arrested from the spot.

Singh, 32, was driving his personal Tata Indica car, which rammed into the senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader's Maruti Suzuki SX4 on the side he was sitting, police said.

"We are investigating whether he (Singh) jumped the red light in the morning," Delhi Police Joint Commissioner M.K. Meena told IANS.

Gopinath Munde
Last welcome: Union minister Gopinath Munde, who passed away on June 3, 2014, seen at Mumbai domestic airport with BJP supporters on 31/05/2014. Pic: Rahul More

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The police have registered a case against Singh of rash and negligent driving, causing death.