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Makati fiscal set to resolve Fil-Indian's hit-and-run case

The Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines -  The case filed by the Makati City Police against Filipino-Indian buinessman Rajiv Ramesh Dargani is now up for resolution by City Prosecutor Estefano dela Cruz.

Dargani is facing complaints of reckless imprudence resulting in homicide, physical injuries and abandonment of one’s victim after he figured in a hit-and-run incident along McKinley Road in Barangay Forbes Park last April 20.

After the police filed the complaints against Dargani before the Office of the City Prosecutor, the case was given to Prosecutor Dela Cruz for resolution. The resolution could either mean the filing of the cases in court or the dismissal of the complaints.

Dargani has stil yet to appear before the police but assured authorities that he would be facing the charges. Dargani is the president of Sunglass Hut Philippines, a retailer of top brand sunglasses.

Dargani was identified by witnesses as the driver of an Audi R8 that crashed into a motorcycle along McKinley Road at past 3 a.m.

Police said Dargani was driving along McKinley Road on his way home to Dasmariñas Village from the direction of the Bonifacio Global City when he allegedly overtook another vehicle and hit a motorcycle on the opposite lane.

Motorcycle driver Henrix Bernardo died on the spot while his passenger, Glenn Nacion Jr., was critically injured, police said.

Police said Dargani allegedly did not stop and instead drove to Dasmariñas Village. However, Dargani left the village and has not been seen since.

Relatives  of Dargani’s victims told police that they are not pursuing the case and have executed an affidavit of desistance. Police however still filed the complaints before the Makati City Prosecutor's Office saying that Dargani still has to face ciminal liability.

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BARANGAY FORBES PARK

BONIFACIO GLOBAL CITY

CITY PROSECUTOR ESTEFANO

DARGANI

DASMARI

GLENN NACION JR.

HENRIX BERNARDO

MAKATI CITY POLICE

MAKATI CITY PROSECUTOR

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