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Man dies after being pushed off local train in Mumbai

A 32-year-old man died yesterday after he was allegedly pushed from a running train following an altercation with a fellow commuter, police said.They added that the incident happened between Sandhurst Road and Masjid stations around 6.05pm on Friday.A S Bartakke, Senior Police Inspector of Wadala Railway Police Station told PTI that Mankhurd-resident Rudal Basu Nishad, a crane operator with a private construction company, died before he could be admitted to a hospital.He added that a person named Kishore Ramrao Jawale (32)was nabbed by co-passengers and was handed over to the police.A police official said that eye-witnesses have claimed that Nishad had a heated argument with Jawale in the train as it approached Sandhurst Road Station.Commuters intervened to stop the scuffle but in the melee Jawale pushed Nishad out of the running train, the official said.Commuters then caught Jawale and handed him over to the Railway Protection Force which turned him over to the CSMT railway police.However some eye-witnesses, the police official said, have also claimed that Jawale tried to snatch the victim’s phone and the latter lost his balance and fell off the train. The phone fell inside the compartment, the official said.Meanwhile inspector Bartakke said that the exact reason for the scuffle is yet to be ascertained.”But we suspect that Jawale is mentally unstable,” he said.

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Citizens step forward to adopt abandoned baby saved by Mumbai police

A week after an abandoned baby was admitted in Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital (Sion Hopsital) at Sion by Mumbai Police, the baby got discharged from the hospital on Thursday, November 30. The infant was found in an auto-rickshaw on November 20 morning at Kanjurmarg by a man. He later handed over the infant to the Mumbai Police officers.According to the police officials, citizens are coming forward to adopt the baby since a week. The police officials stated that they are still tracing for the baby’s parents.Gajanan Taple, Senior Police Inspector at Kanjurmarg Police Station, said, “To trace her parents, we are scrutinizing CCTV footages of the road. Since it is a crowded road, it is difficult to find out but the search is going on. We have shifted the baby to Vatsalya Charitable Trust at Kanjurmarg. The baby will be taken to the hospital for follow-up check ups.”Taple, added, “While few citizens have come forward to adopt her, we have informed them to connect with the charitable trust since we don’t have authority to conduct adoption process. Yesterday the baby was handed over to the NGO and citizens who are wishing to adopt her, we are directing them to contact the ngo.”The baby was diagnosed with Hydrocephalus, a condition in which fluid is build-up deep within the brain and requires a surgical intervention.“The baby underwent CT scan and we were waiting for the medical reports. A surgery was performed on her few days ago and is kept in neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU) of the hospital. While her condition is stable now, she is fit to get discharge from the hospital. We have informed the Mumbai Police. They completed the discharge process and have taken the baby to the orphanage,” said Dr Jayshree Mondkar, Dean and Neonatologist at Sion Hospital.
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Man, woman fall for ‘cheaper’ flats, lose Rs 2 cr

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>After paying nearly Rs 2 crore to purchase their dream homes, Kaushik Ashar and Priti Singh were shocked when officials from Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) told them that the provisional allotment letters that had been given to them were fake.The two are making rounds at the Amboli police station since 2016. So far, two first information reports against five accused have been registered. Three of them are behind bars, while two are out on bail. Ashar and Singh said they fell for the con after the accused promised them a flat at a cheaper rate in flats constructed by MMRDA for its staff in Vile Parle.In Singh’s case, the MMRDA has also given in writing to the accused and the police that the allotment letters issued to Singh is fake and were not issued by MMRDA. Singh had further in May 2017 had filed FIR with the Amboli Police station which arrested five accused. In case of Ashar, the Amboli police station on Thursday registered an FIR under several sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) for forgery, cheating and creating fake documents.Speaking to DNA, Singh said, “I have paid around Rs 1.55 crore for purchasing six flats of Rs 25 lakh each. I paid the whole amount to the accused because one of the five accused worked with me in my office and told me that they have contacts with officers in MMRDA. However, even one year after paying the amount we had nothing except the provisional letter that turned out to be fake certificate when we checked with MMRDA.”Singh added, “The police later arrested five accused after filing FIR in May but have not filed charge-sheet even after completing 90 days of arrest due to which two accused have got bail. We fear other two will also get bail after their 90 days are completed and they will flee with our money.Ashar, whole filed FIR on Thursday, said, “I paid around 25 lakh because I came to know about it Priti Singh and I trusted her but later we came to know we both were duped when my lawyer checked about the documents with MMRDA.”Meanwhile, Bharat Gaikwad, Senior Police Inspector, Amboli police station, said, “I will not like to comment on part of the investigations in both the case. We will take action according to due process of law.”UPS Madan, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA, told DNA, “We are also enquiring into one such complaint received on Thursday only. We will file a police case so that real culprits are brought to book.”MMRDA constructs various flats for project affected people (PAP) and its staff but general public are not eligible to buy or purchase flats in such apartments.

Real-life hero: This man rescued a baby from an auto and safely handed her over to Mumbai Police

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 14-day-old baby girl was found abandoned inside an autorickshaw. The incident was reported at Kanjurgaon, near a bus stop, on Sunday night. A youth after rescuing the baby tweeted about the incident to the Mumbai Police. Shockingly, the passersby instead of helping the youth tried to dissuade him from helping the baby girl and tried to scare him with legal police troubles. The local police immediately rushed for the aid of the baby girl and admitted her to Sion hospital for treatment.A Twitter handle user Aman Sharma,26, an employee for a logistic firm along with other two friends were walking on the street when they heard the cries of the baby girl inside an autorickshaw at Kanjur gaon near a bus stop. After hearing the cries they checked the locality and found the baby girl and from his account Jugadu_banda tweeted to the Mumbai police Twitter handle.The police personal soon reached at the spot and rushed the baby girl for treatment. The police have now launched a search to nab the parents of the baby girl.”We were walking on the street at around 11.30pm when we heard the cries of the baby who was shivering due to cold. We immediately tweeted the incident to the Mumbai police Twitter handle and we were given help. We are happy that we managed to save a life.”, said Aman Sharma.”Many passersby walked by after seeing the baby girl and no one came forward for help fearing police procedures. Instead of helping me in the situation the passersby tried to scare me of legal troubles. This is so lame that the passersby instead of giving me a helping hand were advising me to not get into legal trouble.”, said Sharma.Gajanan Tapale, Senior Police Inspector, Kanjurmarg police station, said, “We have registered a case under section 317(Exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it.) of the Indian Penal Code against unknown person and we are checking the CCTV camera footage of the locality. Moreover, we are also seeking details from nearby nursing hospitals about women who have delivered baby girl in last week.””The baby girl is recuperating and is out of danger. We are investigating further.”, said Tapale.

Mumbai: Man says sorry for stepping on foot, gets stabbed

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A 28-year-old man was allegedly stabbed repeatedly by a pedestrian for accidentally stepping on his foot at Ambarnath. The accused pulled out a knife and stabbed the man despite the victim apologizing for the mistake. Shockingly, the passersby did not intervene and were mute spectators to the entire incident.According to police, the complainant John Purshottam Nallasevy, 25, along with his friend Ajay Nawalgire, were on their way to Vimco Naka when the accused Ravi Kandekar walked passed by them. Accidentally Nallasevy slipped and stepped on the foot of Kandekar which allegedly led to a verbal fight. During the heated conversation, Kandekar pulled out a knife and slashed the neck of Nawalgire. The victim also suffered injuries on chest and abdomen and was rushed to a private hospital for treatment.”When the victim was apologizing, the accused kept on assaulting him and the crowd which had gathered during the brawl did not intervene. When we got the information we rushed to spot and found Nawalgire in a critical state.”, said an Ambarnath police officer.”The victim’s friend tried to intervene during the fight and was seeking help from the crowd which had gathered but no one intervened as Kandekar was armed with a knife. We have taken the statements of the persons gathered during the fight and have also seized the weapon used in the crime. The victim is in a critical state and has been kept under observation at the hospital.”, said a senior police officer.”We have registered a case under section 307(attempt to murder), 504(intentional insult) and 506(criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code and we will soon arrest the accused in the case. When we rushed to the spot, the accused- Kandekar slashed himself and tried to prove his innocence.”, said BD Wagh, Senior Police Inspector, Ambarnath police station.

Forensic lab refuses to accept aborted foetus

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Oshiwara police were left in a fix while submitting an aborted foetus at Kalina Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) after Cooper hospital allegedly failed to follow a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) leading to the delay of three days for submission.According to the police, a 14-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped two months ago from her residence in Oshiwara slum. Later the girl returned home and claimed that she had gone out with her friends and was not kidnapped. On October 22, the family members of the girl learnt that she was 1.5 months pregnant.”On October 30, the doctors at Cooper hospital aborted the foetus and sent it for the submission at Kalina FSL. The FSL authorities refused to accept it due to the delay and technicalities. We then stored the foetus in our freezer and submitted it to the FSL on Wednesday,” said Subhash Khanvilkar, Senior Police Inspector, Oshiwara police station.Dr. KV Kulkarni, Director of Kalina FSL, said, “The samples which is sent for DNA analysis is an important evidence for court proceedings. The SOP has to be followed for collecting the evidence. The seal on the sample was not intact and we had to refuse it to collect. But we collected it a day later.””We are enquiring about the incident,” said a senior doctor from Cooper hospital.

Day after worker dies in Sassoon Dock manhole, locals ask MbPT to blacklist contractor

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A day after a conservancy worker died in a manhole while cleaning sewage on Tuesday evening at Sasoon Dock, locals at the docks are now demanding blacklisting the contractor who has been booked for negligence. Residents will be sending a letter to Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) demanding that a new contractor be appointed and that compensation be given to the deceased’s family.Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) is undertaking redevelopment of the docks and the work has been given to a contractor.Colaba police, having registered a case of negligence, have alleged that the contractor did not take proper safety measures while sending workers into the manhole. “The workers did not have any mask, hand gloves, safety belt, and a staircase which would have saved the poor man’s life. But the contractor did not provide it. The worker was also not a professional cleaner, but a daily wager. We are writing a letter to MbPT’s president on Thursday demanding that the contractor be blacklisted and a new professional contractor be appointed. The new contractor should be a professional with experience as it is very risky otherwise. We will also demand compensation for the deceased’s family,” said Krishna Pavle, a fishing businessman.”We have booked the contractor and he is at large. We are trying to trace him,” said Vijay Dhopavkar, Senior Police Inspector of Colaba Police Station.Ahmed Ansari, along with two other workers, had entered into a manhole at Sasoon Dock on Tuesday from which a poisonous gas was released. The two workers fell unconscious due to the gas, and the third worker immediately alerted others who were outside the drain. However, it was becoming difficult to pull them out as there wasn’t a staircase or other equipment. Colaba police were then informed and they, with the help of the fire brigade, pulled them out. Both of them were rushed to St George hospital. While one was declared dead on arrival, the other survived.

Hawkers caught in political crossfire

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In yet another flashpoint between the Congress and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) over illegal hawking around railway stations, activists of the two parties clashed at Dadar on Wednesday. The Congress organised a morcha in support of hawkers who have been targeted by the Raj Thackeray-led MNS party.While the Congress had organised a ‘Sanman Morcha’ at Dadar West at around 11 am, the MNS workers arrived at morcha site before it began. This resulted in a confrontation between the activists of the two parties, and the MNS workers hurled potatoes at the Congress workers. The police had to resort to a mild lathi charge and take Congress and MNS workers in custody. The Congress morcha was called off.The MNS has blamed Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam for the assault on its Malad division chief Shashank Malavade by hawkers on Saturday.The party has charged that Nirupam asked the hawkers to retaliate. Later, the MNS activists also gathered near Nirupam’s residence at Andheri.Meanwhile, Shivaji Park Police on Wednesday arrested 15 MNS and eight Congress workers for allegedly holding rallies without police permission and booked them for unlawful assembly in Dadar.”Workers from both the parties were picked up before they could indulge in any clash and we deployed heavy police bandobast in the area. Those detained were released on bail. Nirupam was not present at the time of clash,” said Gangadhar Sonawane, Senior Police Inspector, Shivaji Park Police Station.Around 12 pm, a dozen unidentified suspected MNS workers vandalised a car and a Congress party banner at Dhanmill Naka in Parel. Dadar police have registered a rioting case in the matter, said Divakar Shelke, Senior Police Inspector of Dadar Police Station.Later in the day, Versova police detained five MNS workers and 29 Congress workers as a preventive measure. Congress workers had gathered outside Nirupam’s residence to protest in support of the hawkers.”The detained persons were let off after giving a notice,” said Paramjit Singh Dahiya, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Zone IX.

60 customers duped by vehicle store owner, sales manager

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Borivali police is on the lookout for an automobile store owner and the store sales manager for allegedly duping 60 persons by taking the advance payment for the purchase of two wheelers, and later fleeing with approximately Rs 20 lakhs. The customers were assured that their two wheelers will be delivered on the day of Diwali.According to police, Sudhir Jain, owner of Jayna motors located at Link road in Borivli, along with the sales manager had taken advance payments from at least 60 customers for delivering different brands of two wheelers, and despite repeated calls from customers, Jain continued to assure the delivery. When the customers reached the store, they found it shut, and later approached the police to file a complaint.”The victims were expecting the delivery of their two wheelers on Diwali, but the accused delayed the delivery. The owner shut his store and went into hiding,” said a Borivli police officer.Gunaji Sawant, Senior Police Inspector, Borivli police station, said, “We have registered a case under sections 420 (cheating) and 34 (common intent) of the Indian Penal Code. We will soon arrest the accused, and we expect the cheating amount to rise to Rs 40 lakhs.”

BEST bus driver mows down cyclist, arrested

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) bus mowed down a 23-year-old cyclist at Cuffe Parade on Friday leading to his death. The passersby who witnessed the incident blamed the bus driver for driving rashly on the busy street. The Cuffe Parade police arrested the bus driver, who was later released on bail.According to police, Ravi Ghyadal, 23, was on his bicycle when a BEST bus (MH 01 LA 6897), en route from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus to Backbay Depot, driven by Manoj Lambe, mowed down Ghyadal opposite Seawood building on the busy Captain Prakash Pethe Marg. The victim was rushed to the nearest hospital but was declared dead on admission.“The locals who witnessed the incident revealed that the accused driver was driving rashly despite the heavy traffic when the driver lost control and mowed down the cyclist. The locals managed to nab the bus driver and the passengers were asked to vacate the bus,” said a Cuffe Parade police officer.“We arrested the driver under sections 304(A) (causing death due to negligence) and 279(rash driving) of the Indian Penal Code. The accused was later released on bail,” said Rashmi Jadhav, Senior Police Inspector, Cuffe Parade police station.

Hooligans thrash garba revellers in Kandivli

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>On Saturday, nine hooligans allegedly assaulted Kandivli residents and pelted stones on them after one of the building’s residents asked them not to ride their bikes rashly. Following this, the hooligans went on a rampage damaging three cars and also molesting a woman. Kandivli police are yet to make arrests in the case.According to the police, the residents of Madhu Kunj, Sakhi and Harshali Apartments jointly organise Navratri celebrations at MG Road in Kandivli West. On Saturday night, Rajesh Kanojia, a 31-year-old car dealer, saw nine persons on three two-wheelers creating a nuisance in the building’s lane. When Kanojia asked one of them not to drive negligently as people were entering and exiting the building, the nine of them allegedly abused and assaulted Kanojia and damaged three cars. Two other building residents were injured during the stone pelting and Kanojia’s wife was allegedly molested by one of the accused.”The building residents tried to pacify the youths but to no avail and they went to assault every person who tried to explain to them. We rushed to the spot but they had fled. The complainant has identified them as residents of Sai Nagar in Kandivli,” said a police officer.”We have registered a case under sections 142 (being member of lawful assembly), 147 (rioting), 324 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt), 504 (intentional insult), 354 (molestation), 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others), 427 (rash driving) and other relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code. We are yet to make arrests in the case,” said Mukund Pawar, Senior Police Inspector, Kandivli police station.”The police should take stern action against them. It was evident that they had no fear of the law. The police should arrest the accused as they have threatened the building’s residents of consequences,” said Kanojia.

Mumbai police receives another bomb threat call

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A panic was triggered at the Sion Railway station on Thursday night after the Sion Police received bomb threat call.According to the police, the Mumbai police control room had received an anonymous call on Thursday around 9 pm saying that, there is a bomb at the Sion Railway station which is going to be explode anytime. After the call, police teams including Anti Terrorism Squad, Railway police, GRP and bomb disposal squad were rushed to the station who thoroughly searched the premises. However till the mid night the police found nothing suspicious indicating that the call was hoax. “We had received a call and I along with the teams are on the spot. So far we have not found anything suspicious,” said Mrudula Lad, Senior Police Inspector of Sion Police Station.This is second hoax call received by the Mumbai police in past two days. On wednesday morning the Mumbai police control room had received a call from an unsound mind stating thatA day after the Mumbai police had received a hoax threat call about bomb being kept at the Bombay High court, and the bomb will be exploded with in half an hour.After the call, a search operation was conducted however as police found nothing suspicious it was declared hoax after 2 hours.

Hussaini building collapse: FIR filed against SBUT officials

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Almost two weeks after the Hussaini building collapse in Bhendi Bazaar on August 31, that killed 33 persons and injured 17, the JJ Marg police on Wednesday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against officials of the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT), which is carrying out the Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project, and other accused.According to a statement issued by the police on Thursday, between March 28, 2011 and August 31, 2017, SBUT officials were aware that Hussaini building was dangerous to live in and Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) had granted permission to demolish it. The statement added that despite officials knowing the consequences if the building collapsed, it was not vacated.The case has, therefore, says the statement, been registered on the complaint made by Police Sub-Inspector Anand Deshmukh against SBUT officials and others under Section 304 (2) (culpable homicide not amount to murder), 337 (causing grievous hurt) and 338 (causing hurt by act endangering life of others) of the Indian Penal Code.”We have registered an FIR after conducting a preliminary inquiry wherein we have found that the SBUT did not take strict action to vacate the building. We are ascertaining which officials from SBUT are responsible for the tragedy,” said Jaideep Gaikwad, Senior Police Inspector of JJ Marg Police Station. He added that that the police will record statements of all the residents of the building and other residents of the area.When contacted, an SBUT spokesperson said, “So far, we are not aware about any case registered against the trust and its officials.”

Chandivali mishap: 1 still feared trapped

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The death toll of the Chandivali building collapse touched seven on Thursday when the dead body of a labourer was pulled from under the debris. A search operation for one more labourer is underway.Avinash Dharmadhikari, Senior Police Inspector, Sakinaka police station, said, “Search operation is being conducted as one person is still missing. We suspect the man is trapped under the debris.”The Sakinaka police have asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Slum Rehabilitation Authority (SRA) to submit a detailed report about the incident after which the police will make arrests in the case.”An FIR has been registered. The debris which accumulated after the collapse will have to be cleared first so we can confirm the total number of workers who were inside the building during the collapse,” Dharmadhikari said.On August 26, the Krishna Business Park in Chandivali collapsed allegedly due to the weight of the cranes stationed on the building. Many labourers working on the demolition died in the mishap. The rescue operation is being conducted by the fire brigade department and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF).

Police get complaint against ‘blaring music’ from Ambani house

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>City police early today received a complaint about loud music being played at ‘Antilia’ building, the residence of Reliance chief Mukesh Ambani, an official said. After receiving the complaint, when policeman went to the site, but found no loud music being played, the official added. A complaint was posted on Mumbai Police’s twitter handle at 1.04 am today from a twitter handle @randipsmm, which claimed noise pollution due to ‘blaring music’ played in Antilia, situated on the Altamount Road in the jurisdiction of Gamdevi police station, the official said. Police took cognisance of the complaint and forwarded it to the main control room and also sent the complaint number to the complainant. “When a policeman from the Gamdevi Police visited the area, there was no music being played,” Netaji Bhopale, Senior Police Inspector of Gamdevi Police Station said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Cops on ‘flash’ alert after third SoBo incident

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In yet another shameful flashing incident in Mumbai, the Marine Drive police arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly following and flashing a college student thrice in South Mumbai on Saturday afternoon.This is the third such incident of a woman being flashed in South Mumbai in the past 20 days.The accused has been identified as Manoj Mohite, 39, a Churchgate resident.According to the police, the 22-year-old victim was returning home from college at around 12.30 pm when Mohite flashed her in front of the main gate of the college. The victim initially ignored the man’s advances and walked ahead. However, the accused followed her and continued to flash her. The police said Mohite flashed the victim thrice. Left shaken and horrified, the victim approached a policeman on duty to report the matter. The policeman immediately nabbed the accused and registered a case against him for allegedly outraging the modesty of the woman.The victim said the accused allegedly kept staring at her and posed inappropriately.”We are currently investigating if the accused has flashed or molested other girls in past,” said an officer.In another flashing incident in the western suburbs, a scriptwriter of a crime-based television show was molested by her neighbour on Saturday night. According to the police, the victim recorded a video of the man who took off his clothes and flashed her. The victim submitted the video to the police for further investigation. The police has launched a search operation to nab the accused, who has been absconding since Saturday night. “We have registered a case and our probe is on,” said Subhash Khanvilkar, Senior Police Inspector of Oshiwara police station.CASE FILESEarlier this year, a housewife was outraged in the tony area of Churchgate on February 23. An alert driver, who was also present at the time of the incident, filmed a man who flashed the victim on his mobile phone. The victim, however, was unaware of what happened. The driver then informed the victim, and the accused was arrested.
The arrested accused has been identified as Hariram Bishnoi, 48, a resident of Aambewadi in Kalachowkie area.

College student molested by pillion rider in Bandra

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A first-year college student was allegedly molested by a pillion rider at suburban Bandra, police said today. The incident occurred yesterday at around 2.30 pm at Kherwadi area when the victim along with two other girls was walking back home after college lectures, police said. Suddenly a two-wheeler which was passing on the road stopped near the girls and the pillion rider molested the girl and fled away, police said. After the incident the victim started crying, they said. The Kherwadi police rushed to the spot after getting the information about the incident, the official said. “Police have registered a case of molestation and relevant sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO)”, Rajendra Patil, Senior Police Inspector of Kherwadi said. “We are also examining CCTV footages to identify the accused,” Patil said.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

City sees three incidents of drowning in a day, including two fishermen at Girgaum

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In three different incidents in the city, two persons died due to drowning, while two fishermen are suspected to have drowned in sea after their boat capsized near Girgaum Chowpatty on Monday. Search operation by fire brigade was underway till late Monday night to trace the drowned persons.According to Pandurang Shinde, Senior Police Inspector, DB Marg police station, around 8 am on Monday, two fishermen who were sailing near Girgaum Chowpatty jumped in the sea after their fishing boat capsized.Locals who had witnessed the incident claimed that the fishermen did not reach the shore after which they alerted the police, who then informed the fire brigade. “We have sought help of divers to trace fishermen,” said Shinde.In another incident, body of 24-year-old Pawanjeet Kohli, a resident of Bandra, was found swept near Taj Lands End hotel at Bandra. The Bandra police revealed that the youth had committed suicide by jumping from the Sea Link on Sunday night.“We suspect that the body was swept ashore due to high tides. A case of accidental death has been registered and further probe is on,” said a Bandra police officer.While in Malwani, 24-year-old Dinesh Maurya died due to drowning when he went inside Ali Talao lake for a swim. As per Maurya’s family, he did not know swimming and hence would have drowned. The locals informed the police after which the fire brigade department was called to fish out the body.Dipak Phatangare, Senior Inspector, Malwani police station, said, “Maurya’s body has been handed over to his family.”

Indrani Mukerjea among 250 inmates booked for rioting in Byculla jail

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A day after Manjula Shetye, a female prisoner convicted of murder died under mysterious circumstances inside the Byculla jail on Friday, Nagpada police have initiated a probe against the inmates and jail staff. The police have booked six jail staff in connection with Shetye’s death, and another 250 jail inmates for rioting and assaulting a jail staffer, including Indrani Mukerjea.According to Shetye’s post-mortem report, there were signs of multiple injuries from a blunt object on her body, indicating that she might have been brutally assaulted by the police inside the jail. Sources said that Shetye was brutally assaulted with an iron object due to which she sustained several injuries on her head, legs, and other body parts. The post-mortem report also revealed that her internal organs, including the lungs, were damaged.After receiving the post-mortem report, the six jail staffers, one officer, and the five jail guards who were suspended for dereliction of duty inside the prison, were booked on charges of murder. “We have registered two separate cases, and once we get the permission, we will arrest the jail staffers, too. Our probe is still on and we are trying to ascertain the reason behind the assault,” said Sanjay Baswat, Senior Police Inspector, Nagpada Police Station.Meanwhile, Anant Shetye, brother of the deceased, told DNA, “I don’t know what has happened. She was brutally murdered by the prison officers. Her record in Yervada jail was very good, where she was lodged for 13 years and was promoted to a warden. She was shifted to Byculla jail in April and would have completed her sentence in another 7-8 months.”WHAT HAPPENEDManjula Shetye, a female prisoner convicted of murder died under mysterious circumstances inside Byculla jail on Friday.
Family members of the deceased cried foul and raised suspicions of murder and other inmates protested.
Post-mortem reports revealed that she was brutally assaulted with a blunt object.

Byculla inmate death: Six jail staff booked

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A day after Manjula Shetye, a female prisoner convicted of murder died under mysterious circumstances inside the Byculla jail on Friday, Nagpada police have initiated a probe against the inmates and jail staff. The police have booked six jail staff in connection with Shetye’s death, and another 250 jail inmates for rioting and assaulting a jail staffer, including Indrani Mukerjea.According to Shetye’s post-mortem report, there were signs of multiple injuries from a blunt object on her body, indicating that she might have been brutally assaulted by the police inside the jail. Sources said that Shetye was brutally assaulted with an iron object due to which she sustained several injuries on her head, legs, and other body parts. The post-mortem report also revealed that her internal organs, including the lungs, were damaged.After receiving the post-mortem report, the six jail staffers, one officer, and the five jail guards who were suspended for dereliction of duty inside the prison, were booked on charges of murder. “We have registered two separate cases, and once we get the permission, we will arrest the jail staffers, too. Our probe is still on and we are trying to ascertain the reason behind the assault,” said Sanjay Baswat, Senior Police Inspector, Nagpada Police Station.Meanwhile, Anant Shetye, brother of the deceased, told DNA, “I don’t know what has happened. She was brutally murdered by the prison officers. Her record in Yervada jail was very good, where she was lodged for 13 years and was promoted to a warden. She was shifted to Byculla jail in April and would have completed her sentence in another 7-8 months.”WHAT HAPPENEDManjula Shetye, a female prisoner convicted of murder died under mysterious circumstances inside Byculla jail on Friday.
Family members of the deceased cried foul and raised suspicions of murder and other inmates protested.
Post-mortem reports revealed that she was brutally assaulted with a blunt object.

Naxal killed, 4 security personnel hurt in separate incidents

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A Naxalite was today killed and four security personnel, including three CoBRA commandos, were injured in separate incidents in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said. “While a Maoist was killed in an exchange of fire with police, four security personnel sustained injuries in three IED blasts, triggered by ultras at different places,” a senior police official told(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)

Mumbai: Heartless mother leaves newborn girl to die in public toilet

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In a shocking incident, a baby girl, hours after her birth, was left to die in a public toilet, allegedly by her mother in Mumbai’s Kanjurmarg suburb, police said today.However, the day-old infant received prompt medical aid and has been now kept in a child care centre, they said.On the morning of June 9, a woman, who went to the toilet, spotted the baby, whose face was in the toilet hole, crying, police said.The woman pulled the baby from the toilet and alerted her own family and police control room.Police rushed to the spot and saw the baby in the hands of the woman, a police official said.The baby, who needed urgent medical treatment, was taken to a civic hospital, he said.”After her health improved, we took the baby to Vatsalya Trust, where she could get proper care,” Senior Police Inspector Ajinath Satpute told PTI. Decisions about her welfare will be taken by Child Welfare Committee, he said.Police are yet to trace and identify the newborn’s mother.However, it has registered an offence against her under section 315 of IPC (an act done with intent to prevent child being born alive or to cause it to die after birth) and section 317 of IPC (exposure and abandonment of child under twelve years, by parent or person having care of it), the official said.

Banker demands Rs 1 crore for illegal detainment

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Mumbai and Kota police face a legal battle after they allegedly wrongfully detained a 29-year-old Mumbai-based Chartered Accountant at Cuffe Parade police station pertaining to an alleged dowry harassment case. The victim has now approached the Bombay High Court with a writ petition demanding Rs 1 Crore as compensation and a contempt of court case be filed against the police teams.Chandra Prakash,29 a senior bank manager in Punjab National Bank was allegedly picked up by Kota police with Cuffe Parade police in tow from his workplace at Cuffe Parade and was kept detained illegally for several hours without conducting a panchanama nor any legal procedure was followed. After frantic calls were made to senior police officers in Mumbai police department, the Kota police realized their mistake and he was let off.”It is a clear case of contempt of Supreme Court order that accused in the case of harassment to women by husband or in-laws should be first served with a notice and arrest can be made if he fails to co-operate during the investigations”, said Nilesh Ojha, counsel for Chandra Prakash and the writ petitioner.A copy of writ petition submitted in the Bombay High Court on 23 May prays, that Mahila Police Thane in Kota and Senior Inspector of Cuffe Parade should compensate the petitioner Rs 1 Crore for illegal detainment and a case against both respondents should be filed for contempt of court order.”We demand that a case under sections 220(Commitment for trial or confinement by person having authority who knows that he is acting contrary to law) and 341(wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal code should be registered for harassing my client and detaining him illegally which is against the rights provided by our Constitution”, said Ojha.Chandra Prakash while revisiting the events on that day revealed, “Despite me co-operating with the police investigations they reached my workplace where they defamed me and were treating me as a hardened criminal. They themselves as the law enforcers were breaking the law by keeping me illegally detained. But now I want justice and want the police officers to be punished.”Meanwhile, Mumbai police from their twitter handle tweeted to a query which reads, “We have told Kota police to follow legal procedure. You can ask your lawyer to discuss the case with them.”Suresh Kumar Jogi, one of the respondent in the case, denied the allegations and said, “We had asked him to accompany us for investigation purpose. We have not detained anybody illegally and follow every procedure.”Ghanshyam Meena, Senior Police Inspector, Mahila Police Thana, “We have asked him to co-operate with the investigations which he failed and we will reply to the Bombay High Court regarding the issue.”Rashmi Jadhav, Senior Police Inspector, “We have just shown them the address after the Kota police approached us for help. The case is with Kota police and we are not involved in this incident.

‘Tired of her, catch me and hang me’: Inspectors’s wife found dead in Mumbai, missing son prime suspect

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The wife of a police inspector was found murdered at her Santa Cruz (E) residence on Tuesday night. The inspector’s son is missing and is the prime suspect in the murder, as a message in blood written besides the woman’s body stated ‘Tired of her, catch me and hang me’.Deceased Deepali Ganore, 42, stayed with her husband Dnyaneshwar Ganore, 49, who is posted at Khar police station, and their 21-year-old son Siddhant, a first-year science student of National College, at AG Co-operative Housing Society in Prabhat Colony.According to the Vakola police, Ganore reached home around 11pm on Tuesday and found the door auto-locked. He made several calls to his wife and son when nobody opened the door. Ganore assumed that Deepali and Siddhant must have gone out of home and waited at the security cabin of the society for them to return.After a few hours when nobody returned and phone calls to Deepali and Siddhant remained unanswered, Ganore, who was part of the Sheena Bora murder case probe, again went to his third-floor flat and found the house keys kept in the shoe-rack around.Ganore found Deepali lying in a pool of blood inside the bedroom and saw a blood-stained knife beside her. Her throat was slit. The blood-stained message ‘Tired of her catch me and hang me’ with a gory smiley was written close to the body. Clothes with stains of blood too were found near the body.Siddhant is missing since the incident. His and Deepali’s cellphones were found at their home. We are trying to open the locks of the phones to get leads on what had actually transpired and why,” said a police officer.”Siddhant was weak in studies and was reprimanded by his strict mother. There were restrictions on him. His social media accounts too were deleted by his mother. This frustrated him a lot and that could be one of the reasons behind the crime,” the officer said.The police are also probing if cash and valuables were missing from the house.”CCTV footage of the building is being examined. Teams have been formed to trace Siddhant. Deepali’s post-mortem was conducted at Cooper Hospital and the report is awaited,” said, Mahadeo Wavale, Senior Police Inspector, Vakola police station.

New Delhi: One killed, three injured after Class XII student runs car over people

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>One person was killed while three others were injured when they were hit by a car allegedly being driven by a Class XII student in north Delhi’s Kashmere Gate area this morning.The accident happened at 5.45 AM. The car had three occupants- all Class XII students – of a top Delhi school, said a senior police officer.While two of the occupants managed to flee, the driver was apprehended by police.The injured and the deceased persons are yet to be identified. The driver has been sent for medical examination to determine whether he was drunk at the time of the accident.

Drunk driver rams car in auto-rickshaw, killing two in Mumbai

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>An auto-rickshaw driver and a passenger were killed and one person was injured after being hit by a speeding Ritz car on Sunday evening in Mumbai’s Tagore Nagar area. The deceased have been identified as Lucy D’souza (68) and auto driver Purushottam Prabhu (46) who sustained injuries after the hit.The Vikhroli police have arrested the 22-year-old driver of the car, identified as Bhavik Ramesh Tharva, a businessman by profession. According to police, the incident took place around 8:30 pm on Sunday at Tagore Nagar area, when the victims were going towards Goregaon from Jogeshwari-Vikhroli link road in an auto. Suddenly Ritz car speedily hit the auto from behind causing the death of the passenger and the auto-rickshaw driver. After the accident, the victims were rushed to the local hospital where they were declared dead on arrival. “Tharwa was driving the car and was drunk while driving. He was going with his three friends in Goregaon for a party.We have arrested the accused and probing the matter,” said Shridhar Hanchate, Senior Police inspector of Vikhroli Police Station.The Vikhroli police have registered a case against the driver under the relevant sections of Indian Penal Code for causing death by negligence, drunk driving and rash driving.Tharwa was produced in the court on Monday snd was released on bail.

Mumbai: Firing in Dharavi, one killed

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>A man was killed on Monday afternoon after an unidentified assailant allegedly fired gunshots at him in Dharavi.According to Dharavi Police, the police control room had received a call from an unknown number around 2.00 pm informing that a firing had taken place near Dharavi’s Sangam Nagar area, in which an unidentified person had been injured.While the man who fired gunshots at the victim fled from the spot, the victim was rushed to Sion hospital where he was declared dead on arrival.”As of now, neither the victim nor the assailant has been identified. Our efforts are on to identify them,” said Suryakant Bangar Senior Police Inspector of Dharavi Police Station.

Mumbai: Housewife jumps to death while son studies in another room

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>On Sunday afternoon, a day prior to her son’s exam, Rupa Shah (44), a South Mumbai housewife reportedly jumped off the fifth floor of the Ramlal Mansion building near Bombay Hospital.The Shah family owns two terrace flats on the fifth floor of the building. At the time of the incident, Shah’s 13-year-old son was studying in the other flat while her brother-in-law’s 14-year-old son was eating food in the other room of the same flat. There was also a maid who was doing the laundry in the bathroom.Shah’s husband Vikas and her two brother-in-laws own a Chartered Accountancy firm in Kalbadevi, Girgaon. At the time of incident, the Shah family had gone to Worli for a family function while Rupa stayed back because her son was to appear for an exam on Monday.According to the Vijay Kadam, Senior Police Inspector of Azad Maidan police station, “Rupa’s own flat has a grill around the terrace, while the other doesn’t. She completed her daily chores and made her son study in the other room before taking the drastic step.””The watchman was in the building compound when he saw Rupa fall off from the terrace. He informed the other residents, the police control room and the Shah family,” Kadam added. The victim was declared dead before admission at GT hospital.While the police did not find a suicide note in the residence, according to the police, the family too was unaware about the reason for her taking the extreme step. “We are recording statements of her family members. Her husband, her twin sister, and her parents who live in Matunga too were shocked at her death. No particular reason has been found till now. However, we are not negating any factor,” another officer added.

Mumbai: Madrasa teacher sexually assaults student, arrested

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Mumbai police on Friday arrested a Madrasa teacher for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a eight-year-old boy.The teacher took the boy to his room and attempted to sodomise him on Saturday, but the boy removed his pen and stabbed the teacher repeatedly and escaped from the place.According to police, the incident took place when the class four student of Deedee’s Madrasa was returning home from tuition when the Madrasa teacher asked the boy to join him. When the boy denied, the teacher forcefully took him to his house and started assaulting him. However, the boy saved himself and escaped. Sewree police have arrested the teacher. “After fleeing from the spot, the boy reached his tuition and informed the tuition teacher about the incident. The teacher along with other people went to the house of Madarsa teacher and caught him. They handed him over to us. We have booked him under the relevant sections of POCSO and Indian Penal Code,” said Sudhir Madhe, Senior Police Inspector of Sewree police station.

Anna ?Hazare approaches cops ?alleged ?Rs 25?,000? cr?ore? co-op sugar mill scam

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday approached the Mumbai Police and submitted an application seeking registration of an offense in the alleged Rs 25,000 crore sugar cooperative factories scam. Hazare initially approached the Mata Ramabai Ambedkar Marg (MRA) Police station to register a FIR against the alleged scam.However, Sukhlal Varpe, Senior Police Inspector of MRA police station said, “Hazare and his team had approached us, however, we did not register any FIR in the case, instead, we took him the to Commissioner of Police, further action will be taken by him.”Regarding the said allegations, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ashok Dudhe, Mumbai police spokesperson said, “Hazare met Commissioner of Police and submitted a written application about sugar factories. We have taken the application and action will be taken as per law.””We have submitted a written complaint to Mumbai Police in the Rs 25,000 crore sugar cooperative factories scam on the directions of the high court. It’s regarding a petition which was filed by Anna in High Court and next hearing, in this case, is on February 13,” office-bearer of Hazare​ said. ​Last month, Hazare had moved the Bombay High Court seeking a CBI inquiry into the ‘sugar cooperative factories scam involving Rs 25,000 crore.’ The petitions alleged that fraud had been committed in governance by first burdening sugar cooperative factories with debts and thereafter selling these sick units at throwaway prices, causing loss of Rs 25,000 crore to the government, cooperative sector and members of public.“In the said case, Anna Hazare sought a CBI probe under the PIL. The court questioned the council if a criminal complaint was lodged before the police. Hence, we sought four weeks time for the same. The commissioner has assured that he will look into the matter appropriately.” Satish Talekar, advocate on behalf of Hazare. Anna Hazare also wrote a letter to the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) for the same.

Mumbai: Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray’s BMW collides with a car

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Yuva Sena chief Aaditya Thackeray met with a car accident at Kalanagar junction on Sunday afternoon, when Thackeray’s BMW collided with other car. According to police, Thackeray was driving his BMW near the Kalnagar Junction, where his car rammed into another car.”The other car driver was going towards airport and Aditya was going towards Mahim, the accident took place because the other car driver jumped the signal due to which Aaditya’s car collided with other car,” said Rajendra Patil, Senior Police inspector of Kherwadi Police Station.”No injuries have been reported. Driver of the other car driver took responsibility for the accident,” he added.

Mumbai: Bakery owner held for sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The Sakinaka police on Wednesday arrested a bakery shop owner for allegedly sexually assaulting an unconscious class 6 student at his bakery shop.According to a complaint filed by the victim’s parents, the bakery owner, identified as Mohammad Sadik Ansari, had called the victim to his shop on January 6 and had told her to smell some chloroform. After this, when the victim was unconscious, he allegedly sexually assaulted her.The parents allege that the accused also threatened to kill their daughter if she told anyone about the incident.Later, when the accused called her to his shop again, the girl ran home and narrated the incident to her mother after which the parents approached Sakinaka Police Station and lodged the complaint.”We have registered the case as per facts stated by victim in presence of her mother. Medical evidence have also been collected. We have invoke the provisions of POCSO Act and relevant section of Indian Penal Code. Further investigation is on,” said A Dharmadhikari, Senior Police Inspector at Sakinaka Police Station.

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