Updated May 28th, 2024 at 20:13 IST

Exclusive/ Pune Porsche Coverup: 5 Explosive Revelations By The Key Eyewitness

Republic World takes a look into the five critical revelations made by the eyewitness, who confirmed seeing the super-rich brat driving the Porsche.

Reported by: Surabhi Shaurya
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New Delhi: Amid growing nationwide outrage over the Porsche crash case, a key eyewitness has come forward, exposing glaring shortcomings in the Pune Police's handling of the investigation. The post-accident details provided by the eyewitness to Republic Media Network have raised serious concerns about the fairness and transparency of the proceedings. Till now Republic Media Network's super aggressive investigation has unveiled several loopholes in the system, which nearly allowed the super-rich brat responsible to evade accountability. The accident, which took place in Pune's Kalyani Nagar area and led to the deaths of two techiesAneesh Awadhiya and Ashwini Koshta, has attracted nationwide attention and intense scrutiny. Republic World takes a look into the five critical revelations made by the eyewitness, who confirmed seeing the super-rich brat driving the Porsche.

Pune Porsche Coverup: 5 Explosive Revelations By The Key Eyewitness

  • Only Four Got Out of the Car: According to the primary source, only four individuals exited the vehicle. Of the four, 2 of them were in the back seat and Super Brat was at the wheel. The source, who was present at the accident scene where the Porsche struck and killed two techies, Aneesh and Ashwani, confirmed there was no driver at the scene.
  • Driver Suddenly Appeared: The primary source disclosed that the driver suddenly appeared at the police station, having not been present at the accident site. This appearance at the police station was surprising to the source, who did not see the driver at the scene.
  • NCP MLA Was Present at Police Station: The eyewitness also reported seeing an NCP MLA at the police station. He was apparantly seen talking to a cop at Pune Police Station.
  • Two People Ran From the Car: Immediately after the accident, two individuals came out of the car and fled in different directions.
  • Rich Brat Was Driving: The 17-year-old rich brat came out of the car from the driver's side. He was pulled out from the driver's side, confirming he was driving at the time of the accident.   

Discrepancies in Pune Top Cop's Statement

3-4 hours gap to 8-9 hours gap: Earlier while speaking to Republic Media Network's Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami Pune Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar had said the rich brat's blood samples were taken within a gap of 3-4 hours. However, on Friday, while addressing a presser Kumar stated that the police conducted the blood sample test of the teen at 11 am, more than eight hours after the fatal incident. “After the accident, the police team was busy handling the situation and the crowd. But yes, there was a delay in conducting the blood sample test. The boy was taken to the Sassoon Hospital around 9 am and the sample was collected around 11 am. We are trying to find out the reason behind the delay.” For the unversed, the accident had occurred at around 2.15 am on Sunday, May 19.


No Lapses vs Admitting Lapses: Speaking to Arnab during a LIVE TV segment, Kumar had claimed that they took 2 blood samples of the accused to ensure that there is no tampering. “Primarily to check the DNA sample, that in case the blood was taken at the first instance was the same of the accused, that was the reason”, Pune CP had told Arnab. However, while talking to reporters, Kumar accepted lapses on the part of some cops while registering the case and said that action would be taken against them for the destruction of evidence.    

Pune Porsche Coverup: 10 Key Developments

  1. State Government Forms Committee: The Maharashtra government has established a three-member committee to investigate the case. Dr. Vinayak Kale, Dean of Sassoon General Hospital, has been instructed to assist the committee during their visit to Pune on May 28.
  2. Arrests for Blood Sample Tampering: The Pune Crime Branch arrested Dr. Ajay Taware, head of the Forensic Medicine department at Sassoon Hospital; Dr. Shrihari Halnor, the chief medical officer at the hospital; and Atul Ghatkamble, a staff member, for allegedly tampering with the blood sample of the accused minor.
  3. Rs 3 Lakh Bribe Recovered: On May 27, the Pune Crime Branch recovered Rs 3 lakh, which was allegedly used to bribe doctors to alter the blood sample of the minor accused.
  4. Maharashtra Medical Council Takes Action: The Maharashtra Medical Council, a quasi-judicial body, has issued notices to the doctors accused of tampering with the blood samples.
  5. Blood Sample Tampering Exposed: Despite CCTV footage showing the minor consuming alcohol before the accident, the initial Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report indicated no alcohol in his blood sample, suggesting possible tampering. Another sample sent to Aundh Government Hospital matched his father's DNA, while the Sassoon Hospital sample did not.
  6. Accused's Father Arrested: Vishal Agarwal, the father of the 17-year-old accused, was arrested by the Crime Branch in connection with an abduction case.
  7. Father Implicated in Blood Sample Probe: During a court hearing, the prosecution claimed that Vishal Agarwal instructed the doctors to alter the blood samples. An investigation is ongoing to determine his role in the tampering case.
  8. Father Sent to Police Custody: Vishal Agarwal has been remanded to police custody in Yerwada Central Jail in relation to the kidnapping case. This brings the total number of arrests to 10, including the accused's grandfather, three medical staff, and five pub owners and staff members.
  9. Juvenile Accused Held in Observation Home: Amid national outrage, the Juvenile Justice Board has sent the minor accused to an observation home until June 5. Additional charges under various sections of the Indian Penal Code have been added against him.
  10. Porsche Car Passes Technical Test: On May 27, a team from Porsche inspected the car involved in the crash at Yerwada Police Station and found no technical failures.

Published May 28th, 2024 at 18:30 IST