Five more arrested for Azad Maidan violence in Mumbai
Five more alleged rioters have been arrested in connection with the Azad Maidan violence in Mumbai, taking the total number of arrests in the case so far to 48, police said on Thursday.
The five were apprehended from the city after they were clearly seen in the CCTV footages indulging in violence at Azad Maidan, police said, but did not divulge their names.
During the last two days, 19 people were arrested from various parts of the city, police said adding that two of them, identified as Niyazuddin Shaikh (28) and Mohammed Hussain Ansari (21), were produced before a metropolitan magistrate court yesterday which remanded them in police custody till August 28.
Two youths were killed and 52, including 44 policemen, injured on August 11 when a rally called to protest alleged atrocities on Muslims in Assam and Myanmar turned violent.
The protesters went on a rampage, attacking the police, including some women constables, torching media and police vehicles, smashing cameras of photo journalists and damaging buses.
District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises, in collaboration with Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertaking, organised a mega job fair on Friday. Over 100 companies interviewed candidates for over 3,000 positions such as welder, helper, fitter, turner, machinist, computer numerical control /vertical machining center operator, electrician, computer operator, documentation assistant, assistant accountant, admin executive, digital marketing executive, HR manager/assistant. Around 4,000 candidates participated, whereas, around 2,200 candidates were selected by the companies.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday set up a five-member coordination panel to talk to Panthic and “pro-Punjab” political parties and evolve a consensus for a united fight against “anti-Panth, anti-Punjab and Delhi-centric forces” in the forthcoming parliamentary bypoll in Sangrur due next month. The members of the coordination committee are Balwinder Singh Bhunder, Prem Singh Chandumajra, Sikandar Singh Malooka, Iqbal Singh Jhundaan and Virsa Singh Valtoha.
Pratapgarh police on Friday cracked the murder of 24-year-old youth Salman whose body with scanty clothes was found near Narsinghgarh culvert in the Raniganj area on Wednesday morning. The youth was murdered following an illicit affair. According to reports, a resident of Gadauri village, Salman left home on Tuesday evening but failed to return home. The next day his body with scanty clothes and injuries was found near the Narsinghgarh culvert.
Mumbai About seven months ago, the Bombay high court (HC) demolished the Narcotics Control Bureau case made against Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan, who had been booked on October 3, 2021, for indirect possession of narcotics, consumption, sale, purchase, and conspiracy.
Thane: A Thane resident, Narayan Belose, in his late 60s died after being stuck in the duct of an eighth-floor elevator in Naupada. Belose's son had registered a missing complaint report on Thursday with the Naupada police station after he was unable to reach his father. On Friday evening, several residents of Jai Building complained of a foul smell emanating from the lift, upon investigation, Belose's body was found in the duct.