Mumbai Monorail COO sought Rs 20 lakh bribe, says ACB FIR
A case was registered against the chief operating officer (COO) of the Mumbai Monorail for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 20 lakh from the owner of a facility management company to clear a bill, an official from the Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Tuesday.
The complainant has alleged that Monorail COO D N L Murthy had demanded Rs 20 lakh from him to clear a bill for the services provided by his company, the official said.
Elgar case: Accused Hany Babu to be back in jail from hospital on Wednesday
Delhi University associate professor Hany Babu, an accused in the Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case who is undergoing treatment at a private hospital here since May, will be discharged and sent back to the Taloja prison on Wednesday, the Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday.
A bench of Justices SS Shinde and NJ Jamadar took on record Babu's medical report submitted by the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai, and accepted the state government's submission that he will be "transferred back to the Taloja prison on Wednesday." Babu's counsels, senior advocate Yug Chaudhry, and advocate Payoshi Roy, told the HC that as per the private hospital, Babu was fit to be discharged.
Bombay HC permits Muharram procession with conditions
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday permitted procession and rituals to be taken out by the Shia Muslim community for Muharram, but with certain conditions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A division bench of Justices K K Tated and P K Chavan said in addition to compliance of COVID-19 protocols, the procession, scheduled to be held for three hours on August 20, will have to be limited to seven trucks with 15 persons in each vehicle.
Sheena murder: CBI tells court about closure of further probe
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday informed a special court here about closure of further probe into the Sheena Bora murder case, which came to light in 2015, three years after the crime was committed.
Intimation regarding closure of further investigation into the high-profile case was filed by the CBI before special judge A S Sayyad.