world-news

Hit-and-run fugitive Puneet's father says Oz prisons not safe for Indians

Sydney, Dec. 09 : India-born hit-and-run fugitive Puneet Puneet's father has said he is not going to fight his son's extradition to Australia as he felt that Indians are not safe in Oz prisons.


Puneet was captured in India last week after being on a running spree for more than four years with 100,000 dollars reward on his head.

Puneet's father Naresh Rawel said his son is not an accused, instead he is a victim, the Sydney Morning Herald reports.

He was convicted for killing a 19-year old Melbourne girl and injuring another 20-year old for driving at a speed of 150 kilometer per hour with a blood alcohol reading of 0.165.

Puneet was charged with culpable driving and negligently causing serious injury.

Puneet's father said that he does not have the capacity and resources to fight his son's case either in India or in Australia.

The 24-year old will be presented in court this week to begin his extradition hearing, the report added.

--ANI (Posted on 09-12-2013)

world-news headlines

Myanmar's nationwide census covers nearly 11 mn households

Planned air search for missing plane again suspended

Pain may curb sex drive in women: Study

3G, 4G spectrum license auction begins in Pakistan

Botafogo keeper lauds Seedorf impact

Brazil World Cup venue not yet complete

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

Mazzarri to stay at Inter next season: Thohir

Chelsea goalie Cech to miss rest of season

Sao Paulo express interest in Kaka

Hollande vows 'all measures' to fight Syrian Jihadists

Nine held in Venezuela for financing violent protests

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top