Was Bharat Drunk While Driving Car?
Hyderabad: Was Bharat under the influence of liquor when he drove the car into the truck? The police believe that Bharat was drunk. The police found liquor bottles in the car. Friends of Bharat did not dispute when police said Bharat was born in Rajasthan. They did not reveal the facts about him in spite of repeated questioning. They were insisting that the body belongs to one Bhupathiraju from Rajasthan.
Bharat, actor Raviteja’s brother, died on Sunday in a car accident in the Outer Ring Road here. The car hit a stationed truck while coming into the city from Novotel hotel in Samshabad.
Bhupathiraju Bharat has been controversial ever since he came to Hyderabad after his brother Raviteja’s made a name as a hero in Tollywood. He is known to be emotional. He was jailed in the case of abusing a police officer. He was also accused in the cases of drugs and drunken drive. Read More: Raviteja’s Brother Bharat Dies In Car Accident
Bharat died at about 10 pm on Saturday. His friends kept the death a secret. The police took some time to identify the body. When some friends of Bharat visited police station on Sunday morning, they were not forthcoming with the information that Bharat, the deceased, is the brother of Raviteja.
At the time of Accident Bharat was driving alone. When a lorry was brought to halt due to breakdown, the lorry driver kept two branches of a tree as a caution. He should have made better arrangement to indicate that there is a lorry standing in the darkness. There was no light at that place. Bharat could not see the lorry and hit it from behind dying on the spot. It is reported that Bharat participated in a liquor party at Novotel hotel from where he was coming to the city. The police are registering a case against the driver.
Raviteja and other members of the family went to Osmania hospital to see the body.