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