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ED searches offices of Viva Group, run by Vasai MLA Hitendra Thakur’s family

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ED searches offices of Viva Group, run by Vasai MLA Hitendra Thakur’s family
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday searched the offices of Viva Group run by the family of Vasai MLA and leader of Bahujan Vikas Aghadi, Hitendra Thakur, and two consultants to the group in connection with its probe into the alleged Rs 6,200 crore fraud perpetrated by Housing Development Infrastructure Limited (HDIL) at Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank.

Cops didn’t fire rounds to disperse crowd: Palghar lynching witness

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Cops didn’t fire rounds to disperse crowd: Palghar lynching witness
Kashinath Chaudhary, a ZP member from Dahanu, who claimed to be an eyewitness to the lynching in Palgar incident, on Monday alleged that the Kasa police did not fire any rounds in the air to disperse the 600-odd group of tribals, most of whom were drunk. Gaurav Singh, SP, Palghar has suspended API Anandrao Kale and PSI Sudhir Katare. Chaudhary said: “The main occupation of the tribals is farming. Some of them even work in the units in adjoining Dadra, Nagar and Haveli union territory. Some tribals own land, where they grow rice, jowar and other crops.” “With most industrial units closed owing to the lockdown, the tribals are finding it difficult to make ends meet,” said Vinod Nikole, an MLA from Dahanu. “The police should have taken steps to stop rumour mongering.”