Mumbai, Maharashtra News Today Live (August 14): Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete passed away on Sunday after his car met with an accident on the Mumbai–Pune Expressway, Raigad district collector Mahendra Kalyankar confirmed. Mete, who was travelling in a SUV, was returning from Pune while the accident took place. He was admitted to the MGM hospital in Kamothe.
In other news, stockbroker and investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala passed away in Mumbai early Sunday morning. Breach Candy hospital CEO N Santhanam told The Indian Express that Jhunjhunwala was brought dead to the hospital at 6:45 am. According to a doctor, Jhunjhunwala was suffering from diabetes and a kidney ailment. His Antim Yatra will commence at 5.30 pm today from IL Palazzo, behind Malabar Hill Club, and the cremation will take place at Banganga crematorium, Malabar hill.
Meanwhile, the Bombay High Court recently directed that every police personnel in the state should be aware of the recent guidelines issued by the Director General of Police (DGP) about the procedures to be followed during arrests and recording reasons for the same by August 30. The court also warned that “failure to abide by the said guidelines, shall invite disciplinary action against the said officer as well as the superiors.”
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