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Apart from drunken driving, there are many other forms of violations of safety norms and
traffic rules. To name a few, driving vehicles of all types without headlights after dusk, turning
in any part of the road at will with no care for the passersby or other vehicles, honking,
overtaking other vehicles in a zigzag manner, jumping the signals, disregard to lane
discipline, not allowing safe crossing of pedestrians, esp. the ailing, physically challenged
and senior citizens etc. Unless there is a fear of losing the driving licence by an incorruptible
traffic police force, exponentially growing mega cities like Chennai with corresponding
vehicular population, will not be able to put down the chaos that rules its roads. Incidentally,
the traffic police should impound the stray cattle and punish the owners of these animals
severely for endangering public life due to criminal negligence. Any one caught in the act of
drunken driving should lose his driving licence permanently.

from:  Shekar
Posted on: Jun 14, 2013 at 11:48 IST

After trying all the tricks, the man has been brought home for justice so overdue.
with all the high and mighty connections he seems to have, let us poor folks only hope he gets his dues for the heartless way he behaved. Accidents do happen to anybody but the cowardly way he ran away from his responsibility allowing a servant to hold the sack and take take the blame speaks volumes of his "manliness " Incidentally,one wonders what has happened to the judge in Kerala who reserved his orders.

from:  l.krishnamoorthy
Posted on: Jun 14, 2013 at 01:03 IST

Firstly compensation should be provided by the Empee group to all the
people hurt and to the family of the deceased. He should sentenced to
life imprisonment or at the least be given a death sentence.

from:  Jesu Kiran
Posted on: Jun 14, 2013 at 00:54 IST

Media should not give the culprits like Sreesanth, Shaji etc the VVIP treatment. first they are proud to say that they are wealthy and could do whatever they wish to(even when some one alerting) then cowardly escape and hide behind the curtain. This will not be encouraged rather they should be exposed in great detail so others will learn.

from:  Velumani
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 23:33 IST

he s going to get out in bail in week or a month... poor mens lives lost are lost who cares ...

from:  naveen
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 23:26 IST

Money & power spoils the person Father's story is from rag to riches,
but the children did not learn from it

from:  Prem
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 23:22 IST

READERS QUESTIONS GALORE:
3 witness who were within the car confess Shaji as driver; still he is suspect.
SHaji said he is proud of being rich guy! Does he mean he can bribe or beat or bake the police, lawyer, judiciary above evreything?
Anil and Anwar are bold in travelling with a drunken driver .. How many dare to feel safe?
Where is the external road witness Rajesh in the court??
Kudirai Kumar confess he was driving ; now he confess not driving ;
He was Vyasarpadi resident as investigated; now he is Andhra citizen - Whats happening? Confused?
He was trapped in driving test - If he was worthless driver how can he hold a car license??
The suspect family can buy 10 such merc. Are they really here to rescue the car, leaving suspect alone?
Are the victims taken care/compensated ?

from:  Shreeram Iyer
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 22:25 IST

"Bade baap ka bigadgaya beta",spoilt son of a rich father.The only way to enforce anti-drinking will be be to atleast be severely punishing the drunken driver.We still hear the Maharashtra Police coming to terms with Salman khan's hit and run case a decade ago.Such things can happen only in India.God save the country

from:  M.Jambunathan
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 22:09 IST

Very sad indeed that accused family promised he would surrender before
June 10, he give a slip and flew out of country - to hide and cover up?
Now that he has been caught, ALL extra expenditure incurred by Govt in
Kerala and Tamilnad MUST be recovered from him, besides the penalty he
will face for the crime that will be decided by the Court; Pity powerful
guys take all advantage of law, when they should be cooperating fully !

from:  Radhik Hairam
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 21:26 IST

Born with a silver spoon - but no heart, neither brain!!

from:  Porali
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 19:14 IST

How easily people snuff out life and show no remorse and cheat justice
system.
For heavens sake, 2 lives have been taken which can never be returned.

Our modern day demons or rakshasas.

and this dad plays games in kerala and tn high courts !!!

from:  ram
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 16:57 IST

Atlast after literally begging with his father the accused was arrested.
TN Police should slap on him for harassing &giving a slip to TN police.
The handling of this case doesn't befit the "scotland police" accolade it received from our CM as it made the accused to go scot free.
Will this TN "scotland police" extend the same luxury to poor drunkards.

from:  ramachandrasekaran
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 16:30 IST

Generally in India nobody can escape before law except certain
persons backed by big political bosses.

from:  narayanan
Posted on: Jun 13, 2013 at 11:03 IST
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