The police said Malani, who was looking to buy land, had contacted an agent, Shah, in 2011, who further introduced him to Kulkarni and Rao. They showed him a land at Pahadi village in Goregaon (West) and another at J P Nagar in Goregaon (East).
The video was allegedly doctored and circulated, in which Somaiya purportedly says that “bhau maza peksha jasta kam karnar aahe (Bhau will work harder than I did)”, making it appear that a disgruntled Somaiya is rooting for Patil instead of Kotak.
According to the police, one of the accused, Meera Kale, had allegedly picked up the girl and handed her over to her sister-in-law, Meena Chavan, a resident of south Mumbai. Kale has told the police that Chavan was childless and hence she had kidnapped the child for her.
Although the option of casting votes through postal ballots was available in the past as well, it was not met with much enthusiasm. Less than 500 applications were received during the last Lok Sabha election.
The boys, aged 16 and 17, allegedly sneaked into the building at 3 am on March 30 while the guard was asleep. Police said the well-to-do residents of the building had left their car keys in a drawer in the guard’s cabin.
Ambadas, Bapu, Rajya Shinde, Raju Shinde, Suresh Shinde and another member of their family who was later held to be a juvenile at the time of the offence by the court — were reunited with their families in Jalna last month after years of incarceration.
“She claimed to be a senior officer who has been suspended due to personal reasons. She has obtained several pictures with senior leaders and senior officers, which she uses to convince people,” said an officer.
The CFSL report was prepared on December 11, 2018, but submitted in court earlier this month, stated that the 12 samples, weighing between 4.6 and 5.8 grams, had tested positive for sodium glutamate and negative for mephedrone and other narcotic substances.