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Banned drug worth Rs 11.50 lakh seized, two Nigerians held

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Banned drug worth Rs 11.50 lakh seized, two Nigerians held
Police have arrested two Nigerian nationals from Nalasopara in Maharashtra's Palghar district for allegedly possessing mephedrone, a banned drug, worth Rs 11.50 lakh, an official said on Saturday. The Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar (MBVV) police arrested the duo on May 27, he said. An offence...

‘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.