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The Tadwadi govinda pathak is well known for the multiple tiers using which they manage to scale the highest of dahi handis. They are known to have managed nine tiers to break the dahi handi in the past.
Navlani’s name first appeared in the media after the Gamdevi police registered an FIR against him for allegedly stopping the police from arresting an accused person who was partying in his pub Dirty Buns SoBo.
Currently, the domestic help at Tripathi’s parents’ residence and Tripathi’s brother-in-law, who were arrested by the crime branch, are still behind bars. “We will be filing a chargesheet against them as well in the next few days,” the officer added.
To this end, Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey has organised an “advanced local management/peace committee” meeting at NCPA on Saturday evening, where at least 1,000 people, including prominent members of the civil society, mohalla committee and peace committee will speak on the issue.
Tripathi, who has been on the run, filed a petition before the SC, impleading himself in the disposed-of plea of former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh and seeking the transfer of his case from the Mumbai Police to the CBI.
After the Ranas were arrested on Saturday for attempting to recite Hanuman Chalisa outside Matoshree – CM Uddhav Thackeray’s residence in Mumbai – they were first kept at Khar police station, from where they were taken to Santacruz police station.
An IPS officer from Mumbai Police said that it was important that a message was sent out that nobody can take the law into their own hands. “Even if any action was to be taken, for example on the issue of loudspeakers, only the police is the proper authority for implementing the law.
Officers in the south region of Mumbai Police are an exhausted lot. With IPL matches held almost daily, officers have to be present at Wankhede and Brabourne stadium for security till the end of the match in addition to daily work.
Erected as a tribute to Swami Vivekananda on his 150th birth anniversary in 2013, the artwork is based on a sloka from the Katha Upanishad which conveys the message that the decision to elevate oneself has to be taken by each individual.
The suggestions included setting up of a proper communication line between Silver Oak and the local Gamdevi police station, increasing the number of staffers at the police station and also using inter-locking barricades to stop outsiders from entering the bungalow.
Incidentally, an inquiry had been ordered in the Cordelia case after allegations, including those of seeking bribe, were made against the then NCB Superintendent Sameer Wankhede and his team, including Singh and Prasad.