On Thursday, the car was handed back to the owner and the police have launched a hunt for Shasi.
The Courts take a serious view at drunken driving as it has become a menace to the society.
A diploma course dropout from Telangana has come up with a device that can prevent a vehicle from starting if the blood alcohol content of the driver is above 30 ml.
The Vadapalani police have registered a case and are scanning CCTV footage.
Last year, the traffic police booked around 400 drunken driving cases in the city on New Year’s Eve.
The festive month of December is also the time when drinking and driving is at its peak, which often results in road accidents and deaths.