A police constable has been booked for allegedly raping and cheating a woman colleague in Maharashtra, on May 25. The accused the woman constable involved in the case are both posted in Palghar district. According to the complaint, the accused raped the woman constable on multiple occasions under the pretext of marrying her. A case been registered under IPC Section 374 (Rape) and Section 420 (Cheating).
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Fire erupted at the Happy Home and School for the Blind in Mumbai, Maharashtra on May 22. The fire started on the third level of the Worli school in Mumbai. Four fire trucks were dispatched to the location. The source of the explosion is still unknown. No injuries have been recorded. An investigation is ongoing.
A case has been registered in Mumbai's Vikhroli police station against two loan agents for allegedly circulating a woman's nude photos to her friends and family. Reportedly, the 28-year-old victim had borrowed Rs 2,200 from two loan apps, which was supposed to be returned in seven days. However, she started getting calls within four days. The accused morphed her photo and threatened her from 13 different numbers.
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In Thane's Bhiwandi area, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 864 kilograms of codeine-based cough syrup, on May 20. Reportedly, the total seizure tallied up to 8,640 bottles of syrup. After which, two persons were involved in the matter were arrested. Furthermore, NCB also seized a two-wheeler and a pickup truck from their possession. Further details on the matter is underway as the investigation is ongoing.
MNS President Raj Thackeray announced that he will undergo surgery on June 1. However, during a rally, he said, his party will continue 'anti-loudspeakers' agitation. On May 22, Thackeray said, "I shall be undergoing hip bone surgery on June 1... I have been in pain for some time in the legs and now also in the back." Post-surgery, MNS Chief will be back with his protest against mosque loudspeaker.
In Maharashtra's Palghar area, mentally challenged man Kashinath (40) murdered his father Pandu Savji Molve (70,) confirmed police. On May 22, the police said, Kashinath murdered his father with an ax at a field in Mokhada taluka on May 21. The police were informed by the accused's wife, following which a case under the relevant section of the IPC was registered. An investigation has also been launched into the matter.
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Marathi actress Ketaki Chitale has been sent to 14-day judicial custody, after her 3-day police custody expired on May 18. Chitale was arrested on May 15 from Thane, for allegedly sharing a "derogatory post" against NCP chief Sharad Pawar. Reportedly, she was thrown ink at by agitated people, during her arrest. The investigation is underway and over 15 cases have been registered against her across various police station in Maharashtra.
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In Maharashtra's Thane, a chemical tanker overturned in Ghodbunder road after the driver lost balance. The tanker was on its way to Ratnagiri in Gujarat, and two persons were injured in the accident. The tanker contained 10 tonnes of Ethyl Benzyl Aniline chemical, and near the Horizon Prime hospital in Ghodbunder road, the driver lost control and hit the divider. Reportedly, the chemical spilled on the road caused traffic jam.
In Maharashtra's Mumbai, a youth has been booked for duping a doctor on a gay dating application. The police busted the gang, which targets people and extort money from them by fraud. The incident came to light after the doctor, who escaped their assault filed a police complaint. The police said, the accused called the doctor to meet at a secluded place and assaulted him, stole his iPhone and wallet.
Shiv Sena MLA Ramesh Latke (52) died of a cardiac arrest in Dubai, while he was on a vacation. The Shiv Sena functionary on May 12, issued a statement that read, "Latke died late night on Wednesday in Dubai, where he had gone with his family on a vacation". The two-time MLA from Andheri East's mortal remains are likely to be brought back for final rites in Mumbai, Maharashtra.