Mohanty held in hit-and-run case

Published: Saturday, April 16, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Angul (Orissa):Former Test cricketer Debasis Mohanty was arrested after knocking down a pedestrian near Handapa in Angul district last night, police said.

Mohanty was released on bail later though his car was seized, superintendent of police Asit Panigrahi said.

The medium pace bowler was reportedly returning from Sambalpur on the National Highway 42 when the mishap occurred.

The man was rushed to a nearby hospital and later shifted to the government hospital.

There was tension in the area following the accident and few stones were hurled at the car, but Mohanty was not hurt, the sources said.

Mohanty later visited the injured man in the hospital.

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