Officers of Azad Maidan police station said the incident took place on Saturday. The complainant, Mohamed Rehman (24), said he wanted to go to Kuwait for a job, for which he had come to Mumbai with his friend.
Set up in 1968 to assist and protect civilians in war-torn situations, like terrorist attacks and natural disasters, the Maharashtra Home Guards and Civil Defence’s control room reportedly has not received a single phone call seeking assistance in the last two to three years.
Police said the incident took place around 1.30 pm, when the first-year BCom student was standing near a stationery shop in the college premises. An eyewitness told The Indian Express that the accused touched the woman’s private parts and her shoulder.
The deceased have been identified as Ansari Elias, Nishu Singh, Madhuri Singh, Golu Yadav, Rajmatidevi Yadav and Mohan Ingale. At least five fire engines and 10 ambulances were rushed to the spot following the explosion.
While the Maharashtra Police registered 6,233 cases under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act in connection to 6,386 victims, the figure for Uttar Pradesh was 5,401 cases and 2,445 for Madhya Pradesh.
Among the country’s top 19 metropolitan cities with a population of over 20 lakh, Mumbai ranks 4th in the share of crime incidents, preceded by Delhi, Chennai and Surat. However, when it came to crime rate, Mumbai comes way down at 17th position.
On March 7, last year, Shravan Kumar Chaudhary had started a hair transplantation procedure in Chinchpokli under Halwai. The process began around 2.30 pm. By 2 am on March 8, the procedure was complete. But Chaudhary soon started feeling uneasy and suffered pain in his neck.
Kalshekar’s family claimed he was given no safety gear to wear. Their clothes were found outside the tank. “I always told him not to clean tanks, I didn’t like it. But he did it for money,” his father Prabhakar Kalshekar said.
Since December 15, when FASTag lanes became operational on state highways, toll plaza operators have had to deal with a variety of situations arising from the new cashless system. And each new argument has led to the discovery of a new challenge.