Ramesh Chand Thakur, who was driving Hema's car when it met with the accident in Dausa, 60 km from here, has been arrested at Kotwali Thana, SHO Dilip Singh said.

An FIR was lodged against the driver, who hails from Vrindavan, under various sections of IPC including 279 (rash driving) and 304 (A) (causing death by negligence not amounting to culpable homicide) in the wee hours, the SHO said.
Hema's daughter Esha Deol and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje visited the BJP MP at the hospital. "She had lacerations in para-nasal area and on forehead near the right eyebrow," P Tamboli, facility director at Fortis said.

"A surgery of debridement and repair of lacerated wounds was carried out post midnight. It was a two-hour long process under general anaesthesia. She is now in post-operative intensive care unit”, Tamboli said.
Hanuman Mahajan, who lost his four-year-old daughter Sonam and was among the four injured, filed a complaint with the Kotwali Police Station in Daus against Ramesh, the SHO said. He said both the vehicles were seized and a probe was on.
There were three persons in Mercedes-- BJP MP from Mathura Hema Malini, her PA and driver, while five people including two children, two women and the complainant Hanuman Mahajan were in the other car, the SHO said.
 Sonam (4) succumbed to injuries on way to hospital in Dausa, while four others Hanuman, his wife Shikha (35), Somil (5), and Seema (40), were shifted to Jaipur's SMS hospital, the SHO said.
Hema was proceeding from Mathura via Bharatpur to Jaipur when the mishap occurred on Agra-Jaipur National Highway-11 near Dausa in Rajasthan around 9 PM yesterday. The other car was going from Jaipur to Lalsot.

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