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Man ends life over mother-wife feud

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Upset over a feud between his mother and wife, a 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a residential building in Pakhwara area of Moradabad.

The man’s wife and his mother were allegedly having an argument at the time when the incident took place on Monday night, police said.

The deceased has been identified as Sachin Saini.

The man, who was lying in a pool of blood, was rushed to a private hospital on Delhi road from where he was referred to a higher facility in Delhi.

SHO Pakhwara, Rajni Dwiwedi said, “The man succumbed while on the way to Delhi. Prima facie, it appears that the man took the extreme step in a fit of rage as he was upset over frequent fights in the family. The body has been sent for post mortem. Further investigation is underway.”

The deceased, who owned a crockery shop in Pakhwara area, is survived by mother, wife and son.

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NCB team questions Wankhede for over four hours

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 In an unusual turn of events, a Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) vigilance team from New Delhi on Wednesday questioned the agency’s Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede for nearly four and a half hours at its Bandra camp office, a top official said.

The team leader Gyaneshwar Singh said that they have collected lot of documents and other evidences from him and he has submitted his version in the matter.

“If needed, we shall probe further and ask for more documents in the case,” Singh said this evening.

Simultaneously, he said the NCB vigilance team has requested the other two “Panch-Wintesses” “Prabhakar Sail-ji and Kiran Gosavi-ji” to appear before them to record their statements.

“We have tried to serve them the summonses at their known addresses, but we could not do so. We appeal through the media. They should both appear before us in the next two days and record their statement – especially Prabhakar Sail-ji whose affidavit (October 23) has resulted in this enquiry,” Singh said.

The NCB team plans to question Sail for his statements claiming Gosavi – currently absconding – was the conduit for an alleged Rs 18 crore extortion bid from Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan to get his son Aryan released.

Sail also said that of this amount, Rs 8 crore was allegedly meant to be given to Wankhede, currently in the eye of a huge storm with a series of charges hurled against him.

The NCB probe comes as an offshoot into the NCB’s swoop on an alleged rave party aboard a cruise ship on October 2 in which 8 youngsters from the entertainment industry, including Aryan Khan, were nabbed, sparking off a huge controversy.

In a related development, businessman H.B. Bafna has claimed that his photo has been circulated as that of Sam D’Souza, one of the players in the alleged extortion bid, circulated by Sail.

Bafna has expressed fear for his life and sought a probe into how his photo came to be released as that of D’Souza on October 24.

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Aryan Khan bail plea adjourned till Thursday

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 The Bombay High Court on Wednesday adjourned till Thursday afternoon the ongoing hearing in the bail plea of Aryan Khan and others, whose arguments were completed.

Additional Solicitor General Anil Singh, appearing for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), will respond to the defence arguments at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Accordingly, Aryan, Arbaaz Merchant, and Munmun Dhamecha will spend another night in judicial custody.

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Tejpal case: Bombay HC rejects plea for in camera hearing of appeal

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 The Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday turned down, for the time being, a plea made by former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to hold the appeal proceedings in the rape case filed against him in camera.

Tejpal’s counsel also made a plea to a bench of Justices Revati Dere and M.S. Jawalkar challenging the maintainability of the appeal petition, which was filed by the state government, after he was acquitted by a local trial court of rape charges in May this year.

The defence had argued for the appeal proceedings in camera, citing the fact that the case had been heard in camera during the trial stage too. However, the bench said that it was disinclined to consider the plea “at this stage”.

It is expected to hear Tejpal’s plea challenging the maintainability of the appeal on November 16.

“We have raised that squarely that the maintainability of the appeal is defective, not in consonance with requirement of 378 CrPC,” Tejpal’s advocate Amit Desai told the court on Wednesday, adding that procedures had been bypassed by the prosecution in its hurry to file an appeal.

Solicitor General of India Tushar Mehta, who is holding brief for the prosecution, has challenged the claim made by Desai vis-a-vis maintainability of the petition, adding that he would submit a detailed response on November 16, when the next hearing has been scheduled.

A junior colleague at Tehelka had accused Tejpal of allegedly raping her twice at a five star resort in Goa in 2013.

In May this year, a Goa court had acquitted Tejpal of all charges levelled against under Sections 376 (rape), 341 (wrongful restraint), 342 (wrongful confinement) 354A (sexual harassment) and 354B (criminal assault), of the Indian Penal Code, following which the the Goa government had filed an appeal against the acquittal before the Bombay High Court.

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