A case has been filed against Tollywood producer Daggubati Suresh Babu for ramming his car into a two-wheeler on Sunday night near Imperial Gardens under the Karkhana Police Station limits.
According to the police, the accident happened at around 10.30 pm when Suresh Babu’s car rammed into a Honda Activa, injuring three persons, including a three-year-old child. Satish Chandra, 35, Neelam Durga Devi, 30, and their child Siddesh Chandra, 3, fell to the ground and sustained injuries. The trio was immediately shifted to Yashoda Hospital for treatment.
“The family was coming from KPHB Colony to Lalaguda via Karkhana when the accident took place. The victims were immediately shifted to the hospital. A case has been registered under section 377 and a notice has been issued under section 41 of the CrPC, asking the producer to appear before the court,” Madhukar Swamy, SHO, Karkhana, told TNM.
“The victims suffered minor injuries and are undergoing treatment at Yashoda Hospital in Secunderabad,” the officer added.
The visuals from the accident scene show the badly damaged two-wheeler after it was run over by the accused’s car. Police officials confirmed that Suresh Babu was not under the influence of alcohol while driving, and that only a case has been booked and no arrest has been made yet.
According to statistics given by the Hyderabad Traffic Police, a majority of the road accidents in the city involve two-wheelers, followed by pedestrian accidents. As of June 30 this year, 604 two-wheelers were involved in road accidents. This constitutes 50% of the total accident figures.
Daggubati Suresh Babu is an acclaimed Tollywood producer and owns Suresh Productions. He is the son of legendary producer Daggubati Ramanaidu who was a tall figure in the Telugu film industry.
Suresh Babu’s son Rana Daggubati is also an acclaimed actor in the south, well-known for his role as an antagonist in the Baahubali movie series.