Actor-turned-politician Roopa Ganguly’s son was arrested on Thursday after he drove his vehicle through a wall in upscale South Kolkata on Thursday. He was allegedly in an inebriated state.
Akash Mukherjee, the BJP lawmaker’s son, lost control of his black sedan and banged into the wall of Royal Calcutta Golf Club on August 15 late night. Mukherjee sustained minor injuries, while no other cases have been reported.
According to sources, Mukherjee rammed his car while taking a turn. The accident damaged a portion of the boundary wall of the Club. People who present near the area of accident said that many had a close shave as the car speeded toward the wall.
Jadavpur police detained Mukherjee after the accident. A chargesheet has been filed against the driver and the vehicle involved in the incident.
BJP MP Ganguly took to Twitter to acknowledge the incident and assured law will take its course without any interference from her end.
Mukherjee is expected to be produced before law today.
Meanwhile, further investigation is underway, said the local area police.