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8-year-old boy allegedly mowed down by SUV driver performing stunts at wedding

Ghaziabad : An 8-year-old boy was killed allegedly by a Scorpio SUV driver who was performing stunts at a wedding reception in Nandgram, Ghaziabad, late Wednesday.

The boy’s family said the child had gone to watch the stunts along with two other boys. After the locals informed the police about the incident, officers reached the spot and seized the SUV and arrested the driver, Shamsuddin, who is stated to be a resident of Old Seemapuri in Delhi.

Onlookers said the driver was making steep turns at a high speed, besides applying the brakes suddenly in order to lift the front as well as the back portion of the SUV to entertain people.