The Vanrai police registered an FIR against a nine-year-old boy from Mumbai’s Goregaon for allegedly ramming into an elderly woman while cycling under the influence of the Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) (Dindoshi division), a departmental enquiry by Zone 12 police found.
According to a report by Mid-Day, ACP Sanjay Patil called Sub Inspector Tanaji Patil, who is investigating the case, to register a case in the matter.
The complaint was filed by actor Simran Sachdeva, who alleged that the child rammed into her 62-year-old mother while cycling at Lodha Fiorenza that is located in Goregaon East.
She further claimed that her mother fell down and sustained injuries, leading to a surgery for dislocation of the hipbone.
As per Section 83 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), nothing done by a child above seven and under 12 years is considered as an offencem as s/he has not attained sufficient maturity of understanding to judge the nature and its cconsequences of his conduct.
Mid-Day quoted its sources saying that initially, Tanaji wasn’t ready to file the case, however, after receiving call from ACP Patil on landline, he ordered the FIR.