Corporate lawyer Janhavi Gadkar has told the police that she usually drank beer and had tried whisky for fun on the night she killed two people after ramming her Audi into a taxi on the Eastern Freeway.

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The Audi Q3, driven by Janhavi Gadkar, rammed into the taxi, killing the driver and a passenger. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi
The Audi Q3, driven by Janhavi Gadkar, rammed into the taxi, killing the driver and a passenger. Pic/Sayyed Sameer Abedi

In her statement, which was recorded on Tuesday morning, several hours after she gained consciousness and was able to talk to the police, Gadkar has confessed that she was driving under the influence of alcohol, that she had driven rashly and had entered the wrong side of the Freeway.

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Contrary to the police's claims that she had consumed six pegs and that she and her colleagues had ratcheted up a bill of Rs 6,000, however, Gadkar said that she had two pegs and the bill was Rs 2,000.