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Amidst outrage across the country over the controversial Pune Porsche crash, daughter of a Rajya Sabha MP has allegedly got bail within hours after running her BMW over a man sleeping on a pavement in Chennai.

While the man succumbed to his injuries, the daughter of an influential Rajya Sabha MP got bail within hours, reports said. The woman has been identified as Madhuri, daughter of YSR Congress Party Rajya Sabha MP Beeda Masthan Rao.

The deceased has been identified as Surya, a 24-year-old man who reportedly worked as a painter. Surya was sleeping on the pavement in Chennai’s Besant Nagar when Madhuri who was long with a female friend ran her BMW over him.

While Madhuri sped away after the incident, locals rushed Surya to a hospital nearby where he succumbed to his injuries. HT report said Surya had got married eight months back.

Madhuri was arrested after angry relatives and locals gheraoed J-5 Shastri Nagar Police Station. However, she was granted bail at the police station itself, reports said. Preliminary probe revealed the car belonged to the BMR (Beeda Masthan Rao) group and was registered in Puducherry.

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Worth mentioning, Beeda Masthan Rao became a Rajya Sabha MP in 2022 and has also been a MLA. The BMR group is a well-known name in the seafood industry.

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