20-year-old Sushant Mittal charged with 100 alleged dangerous speeding offences

Officers from Victoria Police's Taskforce Achilles arrested Sushant last year from his home and seized an AMG C-Class Mercedes.

Sushant Mittal, 20-year-old alleged serial Hoon (a young man who drives irresponsibly), has been charged with more than 100 offences by Taskforce Achilles.

It is being reported that Sushant is accused of allegedly reaching dangerous speed of 260km/h on a major Melbourne’s Monash Freeway.

It is further alleged that he even boasted about the speeding online by posting video footage that showed him allegedly speeding and weaving in and out of traffic.

“This is literally what I do as a game.”

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Officers from Victoria Police’s Taskforce Achilles arrested Sushant last year from his home and seized an AMG C-Class Mercedes.

Image: Sushant Mittal arrest footage (Source: 9News screenshot)

Last year, Victorian Police Sergeant Paul Holtzinger told media:

“We’re aware of where these videos and pictures are being uploaded and we have our eyes. We allege he’s driving a high-powered Mercedes at speeds that are absolutely ridiculous.”

Sushant’s arrest was part of the wider Operation Achilles – a hooning crackdown.

This operation in its first two years has seen more than 360 drivers charged and 375 cars seized.

As part of Achilles, Highway Patrol units relentlessly pursue drivers of interest to lay charges and seize their vehicles.

Since being formed Hoon driving events have declined by more than 75% across Victoria.

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Last year, North West Achilles Taskforce Acting Senior Sergeant Sean Foley said in a statement:

“We want all drivers to know just because you don’t see police while driving recklessly does not mean you will get away it. We will investigate thoroughly and won’t rest until charges are laid. If you choose to threaten the safety of our community through idiotic and selfish driving behaviour, sooner or later, police will be knocking on your door.”

It is reported by 9News that the court heard expert mechanical testing found Sushant’s luxury vehicle had been modified.

He has been charged over 12 separate incidents and has been allegedly accused of reckless conduct endangering life, reckless conduct endangering serious injury, speed dangerous and racing another vehicle.

Sushant appeared before Dandenong Magistrates Court and if found guilty may face jail time.

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