Mumbai news live updates, November 2, 2022:Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis who also holds the home portfolio, requested the government to withdraw the traffic clearance vehicle provided to her as part of her security detail. Her request came after The Indian Express reported that the State Intelligence Department, which reports to the Maharashtra Home Department, recently allotted a ‘traffic clearance vehicle’ along with a security upgrade from X to Y+ with escort to Amruta Fadnavis.
Former Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar was questioned by the police for two-and-a-half hours on Tuesday regarding a complaint accusing her of illegally occupying six flats in a Worli SRA (Slum Rehabilitation Authority) project and forging signatures of a true beneficiary of the scheme.
This is the second time Pednekar has been questioned over the issue. She was earlier quizzed for 15 minutes by the Dadar Police on Friday.
The SRA also issued a show cause notice to Pednekar, her brother, her son, and three allottees of the SRA apartments in Gomata housing colony, asking for an explanation by November 9, according to Kirit Somaiya, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and complainant in the case, who issued a public statement in the matter on Tuesday morning.
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