With Assembly elections approaching,Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) and Congress announced change in their leadership at the civic general body meeting on Monday. MNS Sandeep Deshpande,a first-time corporator replaced Dilip Lande as the new leader. Senior corporator Devendra Amberkar replaced Dnyanraj Nikam as new group leader for Congress in the BMC.
13-year-old girl escapes acid attack bid
A 13-year-old girl from Nalasopara had a narrow escape after an unidentified man attacked her with a bottle of acid Saturday. The girl was studying in her room when she saw a bottle being thrown inside. However,she did not receive any injuries.
Leopard suspected to be behind attacks trapped
A female leopard was trapped at Adarsh Nagar in Aarey Colony Monday morning. The four-and-a-half-year-old big cat is the second female leopard to be trapped in the last five weeks.Following a spate of attacks recently,officials of the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) had set up two traps at Adarsh Nagar and another at Mataipada.Forest officials suspect that the leopard trapped on Monday was behind the attacks in the past 10 days.