In what was indeed shocking news, a 20-year-old girl was killed and her 18-year-old sister seriously injured after the BMW car being driven by Aldona MLA Glen Ticlo’s son Kyle knocked down the two girls in Belagavi on Monday evening. The deceased identified as, Tamreen Khalid Bispi died on the spot, while her sister Tehaniyat was known to be fighting for life at a local hospital, as per the reports.
According to the reports, Kyle Ticlo, who was allegedly driving the car at ‘extreme speed’ at the time of the unfortunate accident, supposedly lost control of the vehicle and mowed down the two girls crossing the road on NH-4 on Monday. The incident reportedly took place around 6:05 pm yesterday, when the 2 girls were crossing NH-4 near Gandhi Nagar in Belagavi in order to go to the fruit market.
Eyewitnesses said adding that an angry mob came to the spot and damaged the vehicle, smashing its windshield and even tried to set it on fire as you can see in the picture. The annoyed crowd also blocked the national highway for around 15 minutes, as reported by the Times of India.
The Goa MLA’s 25-year-old son, Kyle, has been arrested by the cops, the daily reported. Police said that Kyle had been held for questioning and had been sent for a medical test, as reported by the daily. A case has been filed in association with the incident and Kyle has been booked for ‘rash and negligent driving’, TOI reported. According to the Indian Express, Cail Glen Souza Ticlo was arrested and released on bail on Tuesday. It is also learnt that, the BMW vehicle involved in the accident is said to be filed in the Aldona MLA’s name.
Speaking to news agency IANS, Ticlo confirmed the news on accident. He said, “We are right now completing police formalities in Belgaum. Kyle (his son) is fine.” The news agency further reported that a video clip had circulated online which showed the car being set ablaze by the enraged crowd. The video also depicted few policemen chasing away the locals of stone-pelters from the accident spot.