Pune News Updates: As rallies protesting the alleged communal attack targeting Muslims in Tripura turned violent in certain regions of Maharashtra, the Pune rural police have issued prohibitory orders under CRPC Section 144 against sending or posting messages on social media and messenger platforms which can potentially lead to communal disharmony or law and order situation. The order states that social media group administrators will also be held responsible for the inflammatory messages posted on these platforms.
In other news, a fire was reported at a facility used for storing event decoration items located at Sade Satara Nali in Hadapsar area of Pune in the early hours of Sunday. The body of a disabled worker was recovered from the debris after the fire. Officials with the fire brigade had earlier said that no casualties were reported in the wake of the incident.
In another news, families of Covid victims who feel they might be deprived of the Rs 50,000 ex-gratia compensation from the government due to anomalies in the death certificate can heave a sigh of relief as the government has clarified that even if the death certificate does not mention cause of death as Covid, the next of kin will still get the compensation if the patient’s RT-PCR report was positive.