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Three labourers die while cleaning septic tank in Virar, 1 lands in hospital

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Three labourers die while cleaning septic tank in Virar, 1 lands in hospital
Three labourers died due to asphyxiation and one landed in hospital after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning the septic tank of a private bungalow in Virar (West) on Friday. The Arnala police have registered an accidental death case and are awaiting the autopsy report to determine if an FIR should be filed against the bungalow owner, Hemant Gharat.

Two booked for claiming Covid-19 cure

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Two booked for claiming Covid-19 cure
Police in Arnala, Palghar, have registered a case against two people who allegedly posted a video on YouTube claiming they had a cure for Covid-19. The police filed the case on Monday against Virar resident PB Raut and Vasai resident S Dixit, under Section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code; and Section 51 (b) (punishment for obstruction) of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.