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Unit that manufactured fake branded bottle caps raided in Vasai

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Unit that manufactured fake branded bottle caps raided in Vasai
The Maharashtra Excise Department's Vasai section recently seized a business that made phoney caps for well-known alcoholic beverage brands. The ED apprehended 5 suspects and seized over 2 lakh caps and machinery used to create them during the raid, which was carried out in collaboration with the Palghar unit of the department and valued at Rs 16,57,700.

‘Mentally ill’ man beaten to death over cell phone in Vasai

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‘Mentally ill’ man beaten to death over cell phone in Vasai
A rickshaw driver and his accomplices allegedly kidnapped a 32-year-old "mentally ill" Vasai resident and beat him to death, after alleging he had stolen their phones. The family of the deceased denied the allegation. Police identified the dead as Pradeep Mejiyatar. His sister, Romila Shah, said that he was "mentally ill since his wife left him about 10 years ago".

Woman loses hand after botched surgery at Vasai hospital

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Woman loses hand after botched surgery at Vasai hospital
A 28-year-old woman whose right hand had to be amputated after a botched up surgery at a private hospital in Vasai has been struggling to register an FIR against the consulting doctor and the facility for months. Saroj Samanto alleged that the hospital is trying to suppress the matter by offering her Rs 25,000. The director of the hospital has denied the allegation.