citybriefs: Doctor booked for treating Yemeni man on the run

Police in Pune had arrested city-based doctor Timothy Jonahs on Wednesday,for allegedly treating a Yemeni national for a bullet injury without checking the patient's permits or even intimating the police later on.

Written by Express News Service | Published: May 16, 2013 2:26:31 am

Doctor booked for treating Yemeni man on the run

Police in Pune had arrested city-based doctor Timothy Jonahs on Wednesday,for allegedly treating a Yemeni national for a bullet injury without checking the patient’s permits or even intimating the police later on. Jonahs was later released on bail by a magistrate’s court. According to police,Dr Jonahs had treated Mohammad Saleh Abdulla Aldumani,22,son of Saleh Abdulla Saleh Aldumani,56,in April this year and removed a bullet lodged in the former’s shoulder. The incident came to light when the anti terrorism squad (ATS) tracked down the Yemeni national to the city hospital. The bullet injury is an old incident,pertained to an incident back in 2011. The father and son duo was deported from the country for alleged violation of tourist visa norms and had been on the run.

Rain,thundershowers likely over weekend

Puneities might get some respite from the seering heat with rains and thundershowers expected over the weekend. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD),the sky would remain cloudy over the next 48 hours. Though the summer temperature has been soaring for the last few weeks,pre-monsoon showers have eluded the city. With cyclone Mahasen scheduled to hit the Bangladesh coast on Friday,the cloud formation system has been activated over the city once again. The maximum temperature,hovering between 39 and 38 degrees Celsius,is expected to dip to 36 degrees over the weekend.

MSEDCL relief for MT-CET examination

Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited will maintain continuous power supply in view of MT-CET exam on May 16. Power outage has been suspended and repair of the 132 KV line from Phursungi to Mundhwa will be deferred for now. Meanwhile,MSEDCL will observe a grievance redressal day on the first Tuesday of each month. From June,the initiative will be launched at various divisions in the Pune zone including Parvati,Bundgarden,Kothrud,Pimpri,Bhosari and others. Consumers have been urged to report with their grievances.

New prices of milk to be announced on Friday

New prices of both cow and buffalo milk will be announced by the government on Friday. At a high-level meeting,headed by the CM,held on Wednesday,the government decided to hike the selling prices (price at which milk cooperatives will sell to customers) of cow milk by Rs 2 per litre and buffalo milk by Rs 3 per litre. That is to say,cow milk will now cost Rs 32 from the earlier price of Rs 30 and buffalo milk would be priced at Rs 43 from Rs 40. The purchase price (price they pay to farmers) for cow milk would now be Rs 18.50,a rise from the now existing price of Rs 17,while the same for buffalo’s would be Rs 27.50 from the existing Rs 25.

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