Had detailed discussion onTaj hotels bomb threat with CP & DCP of Mumbai police: Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 () Security outside Mumbai's two Taj hotels, at Colaba and Bandra, and the nearby areas were tightened on Tuesday morning after a bomb threat call from Karachi, the Mumbai Police said on this day.
Maharashtra Home minister said that he had held discussions with senior police officers regarding threat calls to two hotels in Mumbai. Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba, and Taj Lands End in Bandra had received calls from a man claiming to be a Lashkar-e-Taiba operative from Pakistan. The calls were made...
The administration of Hotel Taj received threat call on June 29. The call was made from Karachi and the caller threatened to blow up the hotels. While speaking to media in Mumbai, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said, "After Karachi stock exchange terror attack, Taj Mahal Palace received a terror threat from Karachi." "I have had detailed discussions on beefing up security arrangements with both Maharashtra DGP and Mumbai Commissioner of Police," he added.
On being asked if steps will be taken for extradition of Tahawwur Rana, who was 26/11 terror attack plotter and was arrested in Los Angeles, Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said that the state government will speak to senior police officials and the Centre to take further steps.
While speaking to ANI, the Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh spoke on increasing crime during lockdown in the state. He said, "Since lockdown started in Maharashtra, there has been an increase in number of cyber crimes. Through TikTok, videos encouraging rape and acid attack went viral recently." "State cyber crime department will take strict action against whoever posts such content," Maharashtra Home Minister added.
High tide of 4.67 meters expected at 1:03 pm on July 06 as per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. BMC had issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore. Mumbai and areas around received heavy rains with isolated very heavy (>115.6 mm ) at Thane/West Suburbs in last 24 hours.
Indian Coast Guard rescued six Sri Lankan fishermen by a merchant vessel YM Summit from 170 nautical miles east of Chennai in Tamil Nadu. The rescue operation was coordinated by Indian Coast Guard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) of Mumbai and Chennai on July 05 morning. The merchant vessel was on her way to Visakhapatnam when she sighted a capsized fishing boat with six survivors atop, at about 07:15 am on 05 Jul 2020, approximately 170 nautical miles east of Chennai. The master transmitted the information to MRCC, Mumbai which was timely shared with MRCC, Chennai for further coordination. MRCC Chennai coordinated with the vessel for safe rescue of the survivors. The six survivors are identified as natives of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. They were reportedly stranded and adrift at sea, braving the vagaries of rough weather for four days. MRCC, Chennai further, coordinated with the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission, Chennai and MRCC Colombo to verify the credentials and arranging for their safe return to home.
Fishermen living at the coast in Mumbai's Colaba seek help from local administration fearing water-logging in their houses due to incessant rainfall. High tides were also witnessed today at the coast. A local said, "From past 3 days it's raining heavily. We're scared for our safety; we live in low lying areas. Admin should help us." Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore.
Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds lashed Mumbai on July 05 leaving trees uprooted near the Bandra in Mumbai. Despite several warnings issued by Mumbai Police, people were also seen at sea shore. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) also issued high tide warning and has requested people to stay away from the seashore.
Actor Sanjana Sanghi was questioned at Bandra Police Station in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. Sanjana Sanghi will be seen in Sushant's yet to release film 'Dil Bechara'. Sushant Singh Rajput died by suicide at his Bandra residence on June 14.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Abhishek Trimukhe said that Bandra police has recorded statements of 27 people so far in connection with the death case of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and police is investigating every angle behind actor's suicide. "Bandra police has recorded statements of 27 people so far in the Sushant Singh Rajput's death case. We have got his detailed postmortem report and doctors have clearly mentioned asphyxia due to hanging as cause of his death," Trimukhe said. "We are investigating the reason behind his suicide from every angle," Trimukhe added. Rajput had died of suicide at his Bandra residence in Mumbai by hanging himself. However, no suicide note was recovered from Rajput's residence, police said.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali on July 6 reached Bandra Police Station to record his statement in connection with suicide case of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The police have so far recorded the statements of at least 29 people in connection with the case related to the death of the 34-year-old actor last month, which left millions of his fans shocked. Earlier last week, Bollywood casting director Shanoo Sharma, and the deceased actor's costar from the film 'Dil Bechara', Sanjana Sanghi were also questioned by Mumbai Police.
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