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Rough road ahead for commuters, Indrani and Sanjay Dutt? Top 5 stories from Mumbai

The top five stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: Jul 03, 2017 17:21 IST
HT Correspondent
Commuters stuck on Ghobunder Road.
Commuters stuck on Ghobunder Road.(Praful Gangurde)

While Mumbai’s Ghodbunder Road has been shut owing to an overturned gas tanker, enforcement directorate has sought details of televangelist Zakir Naik’s properties in the UAE. The Bombay high court has struck down criminal proceedings initiated by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) against Raymond Group chairman and managing director Gautam Hari Singhania for illegally felling 586 trees within his company premises at Thane. Meanwhile, the Mumbai crime branch will probe the riot which took place inside the Byculla jail on June 3, in which former media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea and 200 inmates were booked. Also, the Bombay high court gave the Maharashtra government two weeks to explain why actor Sanjay Dutt was granted an early release from prison.

The top five stories from Mumbai:

1. LPG tanker overturns on Mumbai’s Ghodbunder Road, gas leak being contained, don’t take this route for Thane, Vashi

Avoid commuting along Ghodbunder road at Thane near Mumbai today, as a gas tanker carrying LPG has met with an accident along Kajupada.

2. How many companies, properties does Zakir Naik own in UAE? ED wants to know

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is currently seeking details of UAE-based properties and companies owned by televangelist Dr Zakir Naik.

3. Bombay HC reprieve for Raymond chairman and MD Gautam Singhania in ‘tree-felling case’

Gautam Singhania (File)

In a major reprieve for Gautam Hari Singhania, the Bombay high court recently struck down criminal proceedings initiated by Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) against the Raymond Group chairman and managing director for illegally felling 586 trees within his company premises at Thane.

4. Indrani Mukerjea, 200 inmates booked for Mumbai jail riot; crime branch to look into case

The Mumbai crime branch will probe the riot which took place inside the Byculla jail on June 3, in which former media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea and 200 inmates were booked.

5. Actor Sanjay Dutt released early from jail: Maharashtra govt to explain why in 2 weeks

The Bombay high court gave the Maharashtra government two weeks to brief the advocate general and to file an affidavit explaining why actor Sanjay Dutt was granted an early release from prison after he was convicted in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.