Bombay HC seeks govt stand on hutments over tunnel in Thane

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The Bombay High Court today sought to know the Maharashtra government’s stand on rehabilitation of people living in over 200 shanties which pose a risk to a tunnel on the Central Railway line in neighbouring Thane district and said the hutments need to be removed. A division bench of justices A S Oka and Vibha… Read more »

Mother-son get jail term in rape case

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A local court has sentenced a 24-year-old man to 15 years’ rigorous imprisonment for raping a minor girl and awarded ten years’ jail term to his mother for abetting the crime. District judge Mridula V K Bhatia convicted Sushant Dubey, owner of a driving school here, and his mother Mamata Dubey on Monday. Sushant was… Read more »

Thane man gets no relief in passport goof up case

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A local resident, who was “deported” from Bangkok while on a family vacation in 2007 due to an alleged goof-up by passport authorities, failed to get relief from Thane Consumer Forum which disposed of his complaint on the ground that the matter involves recording of evidences and submission of proofs. In its recent order the… Read more »

MACT-Thane awards Rs 55.17 lakhs to Kalyan family

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The family of a senior company manager, who was mowed down by a tanker, has been awarded compensation of Rs 55.17 lakhs for the accident that took place on Shilphata-Mahape road in 2014. The family of the deceased staying at Khadakpada in Kalyan, includes his wife, two children and parents. The President of Motor Accidents… Read more »

Court sentences school clerk to one day in jail

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A local court has sentenced a staffer of a private school to “one day in jail” after he was found guilty in a 2010 case pertaining to SC/ST Atrocities Act. District and Special Judge V V Bambarde recently sentenced Lalchandra Chaube (28) to one day in jail, though he was later asked only to remain… Read more »

Thane doctor asked to pay up Rs 4 lakh for surgery

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The Thane District Consumer Redressal Forum has ordered a doctor running a hospital at Sahad here to pay a compensation of Rs 4 lakh to a patient for a botched surgery which left him disabled for life. Forum President Sneha Mhatre and members Madhuri Vishwarupe and ND Kadam also directed Dr Shree Vivek Malvi to… Read more »

Assault case: 5-yr RI for man, 2 others get relief

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A 22-year-old youth was awarded five years rigorous imprisonment after being held guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder for the death of a person following a scuffle over a mobile phone. Ray Kalicharan Karotiya (22), Saroj Madan Karotiya (36) and Mayur Shridhar Salvi (25) had on February 1, 2014 attacked Vijay Sarpate, who… Read more »

Charges framed in 2013 Thane building collapse case

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More than three years after the collapse of an unauthorised building in the district in which 74 lives were lost, a district court here today framed charges against 27 people. The charges were framed under sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 120-B (criminal conspiracy) and other relevant sections of IPC, apart from the… Read more »

Three accused in murder case acquitted

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Three persons accused of murdering a youth in Bhiwandi taluka here have been acquitted by the district court which gave them benefit of doubt following a six-year trial in the case. District Judge V V Bambarde observed that the prosecution failed to prove the charges under IPC sections 302 (murder) read with 34 (acts done… Read more »