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From Swine flu alert to Mumbai building collapse: Top five stories from Mumbai

Here are the top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss.

mumbai Updated: Jul 26, 2017 17:19 IST
HT Correspondent

While Sena leader Sunil Sitap, who was arrested last night in connection with the Ghatkopar building collapse, was produced before a court on Wednesday and has been remanded in police custody for seven days, Rajesh Doshi, 57, who was buried alive in the Ghatkopar building collapse for 14 hours, got a second lease of life early Wednesday morning, all thanks to his mobile phone.Two youths in their early twenties were found murdered under a flyover at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday morning. Taking note of the rise in cases of swine flu, Mumbai schools asked parents not to send children to school if they have a fever or a cold. Also, the Vile Parle police recently arrested four people for allegedly carrying out several burglaries across Mumbai.

Here are today’s top five picks:

1. Bodies of 2 Mumbai youngsters with their heads smashed with a stone found under flyover

Two youths in their early twenties were found murdered under a flyover at Turbhe in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday morning. A few local residents spotted the bodies lying in a pool of blood and informed the police about it. Prima facie it appears that the deceased were residents of a nearby slum. The police have not revealed their names so far.

2. Swine flu alert: Mumbai schools tell students to stay at home if they have fever or cold

Taking note of the rise in cases of swine flu, Mumbai schools asked parents not to send children to school if they have a fever or a cold. Swine flu known as influenza A (H1N1) is a respiratory infection which could be fatal if untreated. Mumbai reported 92 cases of swine flu last month. Sixteen people have died of swine flu so far this year.

3. Mumbai building collapse: ‘My legs are trapped’, Ghatkopar man tells son on phone from under rubble

Rajesh Doshi, 57, who was buried alive in the Ghatkopar building collapse for 14 hours, got a second lease of life early Wednesday morning, all thanks to his mobile phone. Here’s how. Doshi got buried under the debris with his mobile phone. Around 6pm in the evening on Tuesday, Doshi made a call to his son from under the building rubble, saying his legs were trapped.

4. Four Mumbai autorickshaw drivers who broke into 12 houses arrested

The Vile Parle police recently arrested four people for allegedly carrying out several burglaries across Mumbai. The police added they have a prior criminal record and were out on bail. According to the Vile Parle police, the accused have been identified as Ayappa Shetty, 40, Dinesh Ramashankar Yadav, 26, Himanshu Dilip Somaiya, 34 and Sunil Baburao Shetty, 35.

5. Mumbai building collapse: Arrested Shiv Sena leader in police custody for 7 days

Shiv Sena leader Sunil Sitap, who was arrested last night in connection with the Ghatkopar building collapse, was produced before a court on Wednesday and has been remanded in police custody for seven days. Demanding maximum police custody, public prosecutor Vaishali Agawane said Sitap had knowledge the building would collapse if changes are made to it.