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Mumbai: Latest updates - NIA court sentences 3 LeT operatives to 10 years in prison

11:31 PM Jun 15, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Feeling sick after muck poured on me at behest of Sena MLA, claims contractor's employee

Days after he was forced to sit on a waterlogged road and garbage was thrown on him at the behest of a Shiv Sena MLA in Mumbai for allegedly not cleaning a drain properly, the victim, who is working as a supervisor for a civic contractor, on Tuesday claimed to have contracted an infection and developed difficulty in breathing after the incident.

Housing society which held vaccination camp for members suspects it was taken for ride

A housing society in Mumbai's Kandivali area has complained to police that it was apparently cheated by some persons who organized a COVID-19 vaccination camp for its members by claiming to represent a private hospital, and the vaccine that was administered could be spurious.

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The society, Hiranandani Heritage Residents Welfare Association (HHRWA), has sought investigation into the matter.

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Two more arrested in Ambani bomb scare case

Two more persons have been arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in the case of explosives-laden SUV found near the residence of industrialist Mukesh Ambani and the subsequent murder of businessman Mansukh Hiran, an official said on Tuesday.

A special court here remanded Santosh Shelar and Anand Jadhav, the two accused, in the NIA's custody till June 21, he added.

Allow Mumbai restaurants to reopen, hoteliers appeal to CM Uddhav Thackeray

The beleaguered Hotel & Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) - founded by J.R.D. Tata - on Tuesday urged Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to allow them to reopen for business in Mumbai.

HRAWI President Sherry Bhatia said that though Mumbai has achieved a Level 2 status as per the latest norms, restaurants and bars in the city have still not been permitted to function as usual, though they are reeling under huge losses.

A Mumbai court on Tuesday sentenced three Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists to 10 years rigorous imprisonment in the Nanded LeT module case, officials said on Tuesday.

An NIA spokesperson said that a Special NIA Court here sentenced Mohammad Muzammil to 10 years rigorous imprisonment under the relevant sections of IPC and UA(P)A, and five years under several sections of Arms Act besides slapping a fine of Rs 5,000. The court also sent Mohammad Sadiq and Mohammad Akram to 10 years rigorous imprisonment.

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