Inquiry ordered into snafu that left fire officer homeless
Mumbai : Additional municipal commissioner Manish Mhaiskar has ordered an inquiry into the transfer of additional divisional fire officer S S Rane from Worli to Gowalia Tank and back within a day.
Rane and his family are still living in the garage at Worli because he has yet to get a room.
FPJ had highlighted Rane’s plight on Sunday.
Mhaiskar said that Rane would stay put at Worli and will get back his old room. The two firemen occupying his room will be shifted to the store room. However, the union has opposed this. The matter has yet to be resolved.
Dindoshi gang rape: 3 minors arrested
MUMBAI: The Dindoshi police on Monday arrested three minors, who were part of the gang rape of the 16-year-old girl on November 1. The three juveniles are aged between 16 and 17 and were arrested from Sakinaka area where they had allegedly gone to borrow some money from a friend to flee the city. The police said the trio had called up the victim to withdraw her police compliant. “The girl’s boyfriend tried to convince her and was even ready to marry her,” said an officer investigating the case.
Top cop seeks Bollywood cooperation
MUMBAI: City Police Commissioner, Satyapal Singh, on Monday had a meeting with actors and script-writers from Bollywood, wherein issues like enhancing the image of the police department were discussed. The interaction, held during the evening at the RTO Andheri Office, was attended by actor Ajay Devgan, writer Salim-Javed and many other television personalities. In the half-an-hour-long meeting, Singh explained how cinema and television could play positive role, create awareness, influence the generations and render valuable support to law-enforcing agencies to achieve their objective of maintaining law and order in the city. The top cop also stressed that the filmmakers should emphasise on the positive portrayal of the police and give them their share of appreciation for their hard work and dedication.
Man found hanging from staircase
Mumbai: An unidentified man was found hanging from the staircase of a building in Dana Bunder area on Monday morning. The MRA Marg police have registered a case of suicide. According to the police, the body was found hanging from a staircase in a small lane, located next to Krishna Bar. A local, Umesh Yadav, who spotted the body informed the cops about the incident at around 8 am on Monday. The body was taken to St George Hospital for post-mortem. No external injuries have been found on the body. Prima facie, it appeared that the person committed suicide. However, the post-mortem report is awaited to ascertain the exact cause of death. The cops are trying to identify the deceased. Meanwhile the cops have registered a case of accidental death.
‘Matka’ king’s wife can undergo treatment
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday allowed Jaya Bhagat, serving life imprisonment in jail for killing her husband and ‘matka’ gambling king Suresh Bhagat, to undergo treatment at St George’s Hospital here for various ailments. A bench of justices P V Hardas and Mridula Bhatkar was hearing a petition filed by 50-year-old Jaya, who urged for hospitalisation to undergo treatment for ulcers in stomach, obesity, depression and other ailments.
The court, while allowing Jaya to undergo treatment for three weeks in St George’s Hospital, posted her petition for further hearing after a month.