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 »

MACT Rs 10.17 L to accident victim kin

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The Thane Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of Rs 10.17 lakh to the kin of a vegetable vendor from Murbad town, who was killed in a road accident in March, 2010. MACT member and district judge K D Vadane in his order last week directed Lakhbir Singh, a tempo driver, and… Read more »

5 of family jailed for murder in Thane

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A 72-year-old man and his four sons, who were found guilty of the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, were jailed for varying terms by a district court here for killing an elderly man in 2012. In his order, Additional Sessions Judge V V Bambarde sentenced the sons to 3.5 years rigorous imprisonment… Read more »

Woman And Daughter Acquitted in Servant’s Murder Case

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A 41-year-old woman and her daughter, tried on charges of murdering their servant and destroying evidence, were acquitted by a local court which gave them the “benefit of doubt”. According to prosecution, Minal Kirit Zaveri ran an eatery at Bhayander in Thane. Her 18-year-old daughter Apeksha was in love with their servant Mangesh alias Mangaram… Read more »