The minor boy, who had allegedly run over a 32-year-old man with his father’s Mercedes in north Delhi’s civil lines area, will be presented before the Juvenile Justice Board today.

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On Sunday, the teenager was held under the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder and sent to juvenile justice home, after the court refused to grant him bail on the ground that it was a matter of the juvenile justice board (JJB).

On the other hand, The driver and the boy’s father, who was arrested on Friday, were produced before the city court on Saturday and granted bail.

The driver was arrested for the offence under section 203 (giving false information respecting an offence committed) of the IPC.

The driver earlier claimed to be the actual driver of the Mercedes at the time of the incident but he did a volte-face after he got to know that victim Siddharth Sharma was dead.

The incident took place on April 4 when 32-year-old marketing executive Siddharth Sharma was trying to cross a road near Ludlow Castle School and the speeding Mercedes hit him.

With Agency Inputs