The police and BMC on one side and Divyansh’s father Surajbhan Singh on the other, are divided over how long the drain outside Bharatbhai Chawl on Motilal Nehru Road had remained open before the one-and-a-half-year-old disappeared into it. His body is yet to be found.
The Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH) has established that Natwarlal Patel owner of ANK Pharma Pvt Ltd, who was also seriously injured, was manufacturing Ortho chlorobenzoic acid, an intermediate used in the bulk production of drugs.
In surviving that attempt on his life, Lakdawala had unwittingly emulated his one-time mentor Chhota Rajan, who also came back from the brink in 2000, after being shot by Shakeel’s gunmen in Thailand’s capital city.
Janata Dal (Secular) corporator Shan-e-Hind, who organised the protest, had invited Jamia students Ladeeda Sakhloon and Aysha Renna N to speak at the protest. Last month, Aysha and Ladeeda had become the faces of the Jamia protest when they tried to shield male students from being assaulted by Delhi Police personnel.
At the end of the protest, its convener, Janata Dal (Secular) corporator Shan-e-Hind, the daughter of former seven-time Malegaon Central MLA Nihal Ahmed, called for a “non-cooperation movement” on Republic Day.
The 35-year-old fabrication contractor said a key to contest the BMC’s claims lies in the very same CCTV cameras installed on a mosque which had captured the incident as Divyansh slipped into the drain on Motilal Nehru Road.
Divyansh had fallen into the drain near his house at Bharatbhai Chawl on Motilal Nehru Road on July 10, 2019. Footage from a CCTV camera mounted on a mosque nearby showed him walking and then falling into the drain at 9.45 pm.
Police said the page sold a “40-minute nude webcam session” for Rs 1,000 and a “20-minute nude video call” for Rs 1,500. The woman and her husband approached cyber crime expert Shubham Singh to find the culprit, police added.
From 2,000 applications for birth certificates received by the Malegaon Municipal Corporation in August, the figure rose to 12,000 in September, 12,500 in October and 12,800 in November, records obtained by The Sunday Express from the health department showed.
According to the study, 353 people were grievously injured in accidents where vehicles hit potholes. It has also found that 11.4 per cent of all victims died on curved roads, while 3.64 per cent died on under-construction roads.