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From woman found with throat slit to two sentenced to death for rape, murder: Top 5 stories from Mumbai

Here are the top 5 stories from Mumbai you shouldn’t miss

mumbai Updated: May 11, 2017 17:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
rape,murder,Mumbai real estate

The tag of an ‘unsafe city’ continues to dog Mumbai — A day after a 28-year-old woman was found with her throat slit at her Colaba home, a sessions court in Thane sentenced two men to death for raping two women and murdering one of them five years earlier.

Mumbai doctors performed life-saving surgery on a two-month-old girl who suffered from ‘blue baby syndrome’. In other news, fans of Canadian popstar Justin Bieber left roads in Nerul littered after his concert, inconveniencing commuters.

1. Mumbai homebuyers look north for affordable flats

With prices of homes skyrocketing in Mumbai, homebuyers are now looking at areas like Kalyan, Dombivali, Karjat, Ambernath, Badlapur, Lodhivali, Nalasopara, Vasai and Virar to buy flats in the range of Rs50 lakh.

2. This is what Justin Bieber’s fans left at the Mumbai stadium after the concert

After Canadian pop star Justin Bieber’s concert got over, the service roads around DY Patil Stadium in Nerul were left in a filthy state, as hundreds of people threw papers, plastic bags and bottles during the show on Wednesday night. The food stalls also threw away their unsold items near the Sion-Panvel highway.

3. After Dec 16 verdict, two Thane men get death for gang raping 2 women, murdering one of them

A sessions court in Thane sentenced two men to death on Thursday for gang raping two women and murdering one of them on May 9, 2012.

4. Mumbai doctors save two-month-old who suffered six heart attacks a month after surgery

A two-month-old girl diagnosed with a critical heart condition suffered six heart attacks in the month following a surgery to save her life. The girl, Vidisha Waghmare, underwent surgery at BJ Wadia Hospital in Parel to correct a major congenital defect called transposition of great arteries.

5. Unsafe Mumbai: 28-year-old woman found with her throat slit in SoBo home

A 28-year-old woman was murdered inside her residence at Colaba in south Mumbai on Wednesday. The police said that an unidentified person entered the house of the deceased and after assaulting her, the accused slit her throat with a sharp object.

First Published: May 11, 2017 17:30 IST