Chandigarh, Feb. 3 -- A speeding BMW car left a 17-year-old cyclist dead and the pillion rider injured on the Sector 9/10 stretch of Jan Marg in Chandigarh on Sunday.

The accused, identified as Uday Bhatia, 21, is pursuing his graduation from a private college and is the son of an excise and taxation department superintendent - Preet Inder Singh Bhatia - posted in Chandigarh, said police. The family resides in Sector 44.

The victim has been identified as Biku Kumar, who belonged to Bihar, and had arrived in the city a few days and was staying with his brother Arun Kumar in Sector 18.

He was returning home along with Laltu Kumar, 22, from Sector 10, when the BMW car coming from the Capitol Complex side hit them near Leisure Valley around ...