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Mumbai, Maharashtra News Live Updates: Shiv Sangram chief Vinayak Mete dies in car crash – The Indian Express

Mumbai, Maharashtra Live News Today: Shiv Sangram leader Vinayak Mete’s car that met with an accident. (Express photo)

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, 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.”

Meanwhile in Pune, in a massive combing operation ahead of 75th Independence Day, Pune City Police ran a check on as many as 3,381 history-sheeters in the city on Friday night and early hours of Saturday. During the combing operation, police arrested 61 persons for committing various crimes. Police also recovered two pistols, cartridges and 35 sharp weapons from some of the accused. Offences were lodged against them under sections of the Indian Arms Act.

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