On Tuesday, members from the state SC/ST commission visited the temple in Arvi where the incident took place, and the Wardha civil hospital where the eight-year-old boy remains admitted with burn injuries.
During the trial, Gurcharan Singh Pherurai told the court that he used his official residence’s address for the issuance of arms licenses to his close relatives as he had a threat perception and his relatives used to guard him.
On learning that Sonal Desai from SMC Ward no. 15 (Puna North) and Kantaben Vakodikar from SMC Ward no 24 (Limbayat Udhna), had campaigned for the BJP, Surat Congress president Babubhai Rayka first collected evidence against them and later summoned them, seeking an explanation, but they failed to turn up.
Addressing a press conference on Tuesday after holding a high-level meeting with top officials to review the availability of water in the state, Vijay Rupani said he had called the press meet to prevent misinformation from being spread.
The amendment bill on chain snatching proposed to introduce new sections in the Indian Penal Code to enhance punishment for the offence to a minimum of five years’ and maximum of 10 years’ imprisonment and a fine of Rs 25,000.
On Saturday, the deputy manager of Gujarat State Civil Supplies Corporation’s Godhra office, Suresh Vasava lodged a complaint at Kalol police station identifying nine accused and other unidentified staff members of the godown, based on an internal audit report that found less stock than what was on paper.
Addressing a press conference here, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had called a review meeting of senior officers concerned on Tuesday to take stock of the availability of drinking water.