Mumbai on Thursday reported 279 fresh Covid-19 cases, highest record since November 11 this year, and 5 deaths, the state health department said. Maharashtra in total detected 877 new cases and 19 fatalities on Thursday. In the last 4 days, Mumbai has witnessed a rise in Covid-19 cases.
Meanwhile, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday will question the Akola Superintendent of Police, G Shreedhar, in connection with its probe into alleged corruption by former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh in the transfer and postings of police officers in the state.
Former media executive Indrani Mukerjea, facing trial for the alleged murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, has written to the CBI from jail claiming that a fellow inmate had told her that she had seen Bora alive in Srinagar.