BMW case: Shiv Sena removes Meher Shah’s father Rajesh Shah as party’s deputy leader

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister and Shiv Sena chief today removed Rajesh Shah, father of Mihir Shah, the prime accused in the BMW hit-and-run case, from the post of deputy leader of the party.

A one-line notice issued by Shiv Sena secretary Sanjay More said Rajesh Shah has been removed from the post of deputy leader of the party.

The Mumbai Police had arrested 24-year-old Meher Shah, an accused in the case of ramming a scooter with a BMW car. Meher’s father Rajesh Shah played a key role in driving away his son and also hatched a conspiracy to remove the vehicle involved in the accident, the police official said.

The accident took place on Sunday morning when Kaveri Nakhwa (45) and her husband Pradeep were passing through Worli area of Mumbai on a scooter, a police official said.

In the meantime, a BMW car hit his scooter, due to which Kaveri died while Pradeep was injured. The car was being driven by Meher Shah.