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Mumbai News Highlights: Congress leaders detained by police amid protest; fire reported at Wadia hospital – The Indian Express

Congress alleged that this was a emergency like situation. (Video screengrab/ Express)

Mumbai News:  A  level two fire was reported in the UPS room near the operation theatre of  Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity hospital in Parel on Friday evening creating a huge scare. As per the information given by the security supervisor, the fire took place in the closed paediatric operation theatre. There are no injuries to anyone.

Meanwhile, several Congress leaders in Mumbai, led by Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole, were detained after they were stopped by the police at Vidhan Bhavan while marching to Raj Bhavan, the residence of Governor B S Koshyari to protest rising unemployment, inflation and GST on food items. Patole said, “We are only going to Raj Bhavan to protest against the Union government and the BJP. There is rising unemployment and harassment due to increased GST. Police are under pressure and are stopping us.”

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed a chargesheet running over 6,000 pages against the son of Pune-based businessman Avinash Bhosale and two others in a money laundering case linked to a land grabbing matter in Pune. According to agency sources, the ED had initiated a money laundering probe in December 2020 after Pune police registered a case of cheating against Bhosale and others in 2016.

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