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Bandra-Worli sea link accident: Accused got challan for speeding on sea link just 5 days before

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Updated on: 07 October,2022 07:04 AM IST  |  Mumbai
Anurag Kamble | anurag.kamble@mid-day.com

Cops unearth 28 unpaid traffic challans worth Rs 28,800, mostly for jumping signals

Bandra-Worli sea link accident: Accused got challan for speeding on sea link just 5 days before

Irfan Abdul Rahim Bilkiyas at the Bhoiwada court, Parel on Thursday. Pic/Satej Shinde


The driver who crashed into stationary vehicles on Bandra Worli Sea Link, leading to five deaths and injuries to eight others, was issued a challan for speeding on the sea link just five days before the accident. A background check of the accused, Irfan Abdul Rahim Bilkiyas, has revealed that he has 28 unpaid traffic challans worth Rs 28,800. A majority of these are for jumping signals. The 40-year-old accused, who was driving an SUV, was produced before the magistrate court in Bhoiwada on Thursday and has been remanded in police custody till Friday.


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