The Mumbai Police Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has lodged a case against Mumbai's high-profile former Mayor, Kishori Pednekar of the Shiv Sena (UBT), in an alleged scam involving the purchase of body bags for Covid centres during the pandemic, officials said here on Saturday.
In a suspected case of suicide, an unidentified man jumped off the Bandra Worli Sea Link (BWSL) here into the Arabian Sea on Monday, police said.
The Mumbai Police at once alerted the Maharashtra ATS and the Goa Police Control Room, Mumbai Police said.
While granting time, Justice S.K. Shinde allowed an interim order preventing Kundra's arrest till August 25, when the next hearing is scheduled.
Two persons, including a truck driver, have been picked up for interrogation from Thane for the bomb threats call received at around 8.53 pm on Friday.
Police reforms, that would shield the police force from political interference and invest senior officers with enough control over their subordinates are absolutely necessary. However, politicians, when in power, are averse to any reform in the police. A number of commissions and committees have been set up to review the functioning of the police, but to little avail
A video statement issued by the party said that there were serious doubts on the sequence of events mentioned in the letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Saturday dropped a “letter-bomb” triggering a huge political row in the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra of which the NCP is an integral part.