Bollywood diva Shamita Shetty, who is currently seen in Colors’ on-going reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi 9, had an unfortunate road rage incident recently.
While Shamita was safe and unhurt, her driver was subject to assault by three unidentified men. It so happened that when Shamita was travelling to Thane, her car was cornered by a cab, following which the driver and the passengers in the cab abused and assaulted Shamita’s driver Darshan Sawant. And now, cops are on the lookout for the accused, who are hiding.
Recalling the horrifying incident to a popular daily, Shamita said, “I was on my way to Thane and we were at the toll plaza when a taxi rammed into my car from behind. My driver got out of the car to see the extent of the damage. It’s just a normal human tendency to get out of a vehicle and assess the damage after an accident. When you are not at fault, you can end up shouting at the person who is at fault. Everyone does that. My driver did that, too, because my car was stationary when this other car rammed into it. I got off to see the extent of the damage on the bumper as well. The driver in the other car apologised and we all left from there.”
She further added, “I was on my way to meeting a friend and we were waiting a little ahead of the toll booth. The taxi followed us and the driver and two others came to our car. They saw my driver outside and they beat him up. I got worried because they were literally pushing him on to the door of my car. I rushed out to rescue him. They got aggressive with me, too.
Shamita and her driver were alert and noted down their number plate. “When they left, we followed them and clicked a photo of their number plate. I approached the traffic cops, who directed me to a police station. From there, I was sent to another police station where a complaint was lodged. The cops were very helpful. I am thankful for the swift response of the cops,” ended Shamita.