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Nagpur Police invokes MCOCA against gangster Sumeet Thakur and 12 members of his gang

Nagpur police, on Saturday, invoked Maharashtra Control of Organized Crime (MCOCA) Act against gangster Sumeet Thakur and 12 other members of his gang.

Sumeet Thakur and his gang members were involved in an attack on Kuldeep alias Pinnu Shashidhar Pandey (27), a resident of Ahbab Square, Nagpur. On June 26, 2018, with an intention to take revenge over an old dispute, Pandey was shot by two unidentified assailants. While Pandey survived, he was seriously injured as the bullet pierced through his right leg.  

Gittikhadan Police had then registered a case and booked the accused under sections 307, 143, 147, 148, 120 (b) and 109 of the IPC and sections 3 and 25 of the Arms Act and section 135 of MCOCA (Amendment Act).

Sumeet Thakur was arrested by Gittikhadan Police on August 3 from his girl friends house. Two other members: Ujjair alias Ujji Parvez Abdul Khalid (30), a resident of Bhupesh Nagar, Nagpur, and Piyush Gajanan Wankhede (22), a resident of Surendra Gad, Nagpur, are also in police custody along with Thakur. During the investigation, the police recovered two pistols, a magazine, three mobile phones and a two-wheeler from the three accused.

Apart from Thakur, Ujji and Wankhede, 10 others who have been booked under MCOCA include:

? Naushad alias Peer Mohammad Khan (27), a resident of Mominpura

? Mohammad Irfan alias Bandukiya Sami Siddiqui (37), a resident of Jafar Nagar

? Suryaprakash alias Pinku Hariprasad Tiwari (30), a resident of Surendra Gad

? Manoj alias Monya Prakash Shinde (32), a resident of Barde layout

? Vinay alias Lala Rajendraprasad Pandey (30), a resident of Anant Nagar

? Junaid alias Zeeshan Gulsher Khan (26), a resident of Mahesh Nagar

Amit alias Anna Narendra Kumar Swami (25), a resident of Vinobha Bhave Nagar

? Wajul alias Sam Bisht (40), a resident of Gittikhadan

? Sayyed Shahnawaz Ali alias Sayyed Zakir Ali (22), a resident of Vinobha Bhave Nagar

? Nilesh Ashok Ukey (27), a resident of Ravi Nagar

? Nagpur Police has launched a massive manhunt to arrest these ten accused.

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1st COVID-19 case in Ramdaspeth crops up near Cabinet Minister Vijay Wadettiwars residence




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur
Vijay Wadettiwar

For the first time, a resident of Ramdaspeth tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday. The patient, who is said to be residing in an apartment near Cabinet Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation in the Maha Vikas Aghadi and senior Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwars residence (behind Tuli Imperial), is said to be a middle-aged woman. 

The patient is reportedly connected to a resident from Mominpura. However, nothing concrete as of now can be said about the same. More details are awaited.

Also read: Nagpur: 91 test positive in 24 hours making COVID-19 tally rise to 1266

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Nagpur: 91 test positive in 24 hours making COVID-19 tally rise to 1266




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Nagpur COVID-19 tally as on June 20 rose to 1266 after 91 people tested positive for the virus in past 24 hours. Out of the total 91, while 69 patients belonged to Naik Talao/Bangladesh, 11 from Shantinagar, four from Lashkaribagh, three from Ganeshpeth, one from Uppalwadi, one from Ramdaspeth, one from Mehendibagh and one belonged to Mominpura.

Out of the total, 823 have been cured and over 333 are currently being treated upon.

Also read: NMC Chief Tukaram Mundhe storms out of meeting after Corporator calls him blot on Saint Tukaram

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Nagpur man discovers 4-month-old foetus in gutter; cops suspect illegal abortion




Nation Next Newsroom | Nagpur

In yet another shocking incident, a resident named Rahul Tumane discovered a 4-month-old foetus lying in an abandoned condition behind his house (near plot number 13, behind Kajal Bar and Restaurant area) in Pardi inside a gutter. 

Police inspector Sunil Chavan told Nation Next that a four-month-old foetus, wrapped in a cloth, was found lying inside a gutter near a house on Thursday night in Pardi. Chavan also informed that the foetus was sent for an autopsy to Mayo Hospital and the reports are awaited. Police have suspected the possibility of abandonment after an illegal abortion. 

A case has been registered under Section 318 (Concealment of birth by secret disposal of a dead body) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the basis of a complained filed by Tumane. 

Also read: Nagpur: Zone 5 Police team seize four trucks carrying illegally mined sand

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