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WhatsApp group admin held in Mumbai for posting obscene photos

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WhatsApp group admin held in Mumbai for posting obscene photos

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mumbai police have arrested a 24-year-old carpenter named Mustaq Shaikh, for adding a woman’s mobile number without her consent to a group that shares pornographic content.

Shaikh is in police custody, arrested under IPC sections for outraging the modesty of a woman and under 67 and 67-A of the IT Act.

Police arrested the accused on Thursday and said this was a lesson for all administrators to be cautious about who they add and what they post.

Investigating Officer Maruti Shelke said the complainant, a housewife, said her number was added to a group named XXX in September.

“She thought it was a prank by her friend, but found pornographic photos, videos and messages flooding in the group. She then lodged a complaint,” said Maruti Shelke.

The complainant who works with a private consultant told the police she was added to the group on September 17 by an unknown person. “She checked the group admins and realised that none of the number was familiar to her. However, as she was added to the group in the late hours, she didn’t leave the group immediately,” said the police.

Later in the morning, when she checked her phone, she found that she had received several obscene videos from unknown numbers on the group.

The police started investigating the case and found that the number belonged to a man living in West Bengal.

An officer said, “We didn’t dispatch a team immediately as it was a festive season during that time, and we had to be in our jurisdiction for bandobast. Last week, when our team was about to leave for West Bengal to get hold of the accused, we checked his call data record again. We located him in Mumbai.”

A team was dispatched on Thursday, and the accused was arrested from the central suburbs of Mumbai.

“During interrogation, Shaikh apologised and said that he may have accidentally added the woman’s number. He said he thought the number belonged to his brother-in-law and did not remember how he got the complainant’s number. He said he had no intention of hurting anybody and the group was made by his friend with no female member”, said Shelke.

The police have seized the phone of the accused and have sent it to the Forensic Science Laboratory to retrieve its data.

Under the IT Act, 2000, Shaikh could get up to five years jail for the first offence. If he commits the crime again, he can be imprisoned for seven years and fined rupees 10 lakh.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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DGCA fines Go First Rs 10 lakh for leaving behind 55 passengers at Bengaluru airport

The incident took place on January 9 at 5:45 am when the passengers were about to board Go First flight G8-116 from Bengaluru to New Delhi.

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Friday fined Go First Rs 10 lakh for leaving behind 55 passengers at the Bengaluru airport earlier this month and violating the rules.

The incident took place on January 9 at 5:45 am when the passengers were about to board Go First flight G8-116 from Bengaluru to New Delhi. Reports said a total of airbuses were sent to pick up the passengers for the aircraft. While the first two buses went ahead, the other two were left behind.

Following the incident, the DGCA issued a show cause notice to the responsible manager of the airlines and directed them to take enforcement actions against Go First for the dereliction of their regulatory obligations.

Replying to the DGCA, the airline released a statement saying the airline had launched an inquiry into the matter assuring it is being investigated. The airlines also offered a free ticket for travel on any domestic route to all the affected passengers.

A senior DCGA official reacted to the reply and said the airline failed to provide adequate ground arrangement handling, flight dispatch and passenger and cargo handling, and preparation of load and trim sheet.

DGCA further enforced action and penalised Rs 10 lakh for violation of CAR Sections 3, Series C, Part II of the Air Transport Circular 02 of 2019, reports said.

Sharing her inconvenience through a tweet, an affected passenger called it her most horrifying experience with Go First airlines. She shared her ordeals on Twitter and called the incident the heights of negligence.

Watch the video of the incident here:

Earlier a similar incident took place wherein Singapore-bound Scoot Airlines left behind more than 30 passengers at the Amritsar Airport. The DGCA sought a report of the incident and also slammed the airlines.

In a reply to DGCA, the airlines informed that the passengers were updated about the rescheduling of the flight, however, their travel agents failed to convey them. The airlines also offered free tickets to all the affected passengers.

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Who is Suhani Shah? Everything you need to know about the internet sensation

Shah entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s youngest magician at the age of seven.

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If you are an avid social media user, you might have come across the name, Suhani Shah. The 32-year-old is hogging headlines for her ability to read people’s minds. Prime Time news channels couldn’t stop covering her and tagging her as a Jadu Pari or a magician.

Shah came into the limelight amid the Bageshwar Dham row. The mentalist ripped off the 26-year-old Dham Trust chief Dhirendra Shastri’s false claims about magic and divine power.

Who is Suhani Shah?

Shah is not just a mentalist but also a social media sensation. She has a verified Instagram account with 1.2 million followers and her bio reads ‘Mentalist.’

Apart from being the cover story of magazines like Be Attractive, L’utopia, Fashion Herald, and others, she has collaborated with several Bollywood stars like Kareen Kapoor Khan, Rajkummar Rao, Boman Irani, and others.

Shah entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s youngest magician at the age of seven. An illusionist, a clinical hypnotherapist, an author, a corporate trainer, and a mentalist, she has been honoured with several awards and the title Jadoo Pari by the All India Magic Association.

Shah also owns a YouTube channel where she keeps uploading videos on mentalism, magic, vlogs, and others. Other than her social media appearance, she also runs a web shoe That’s My Job wherein she invites guests. Public figures like Zakir Khan, Triggered Insaan, Munawar Faruqui, Tanmay Bhat, Samay Raina, Nischay Malhan, Vijay Shekhar Sharma, and several others have been a part of her web show.

Born in Rajasthan’s Udaipur, Shah discontinued school in Class 2 to pursue her passion for magic. As she started her career at the age of seven and toured across the world, she was home-schooled.

In 1997, she performed on the stage for the first time at Thakorbhai Desai Hall in Ahmedabad and up until now has done over 5,000 shows in and across India.

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Madhya Pradesh: Four men creep into coal mine to rob scrap iron, die of asphyxiation

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Four men, who crept into a coal mine to allegedly steal scrap iron from the place, died of asphyxiation inside in Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh, reports said.

According to reports, the now-deceased men broke into a closed coal mine in Kalri under Dhanpuri police station to rob scrap iron by stripping junked machines, while one of their partners stood outside to stand guard.

However, the man standing guard became anxious when his gang members didn’t return for a long time and there was silence from inside. The man fled the spot and fearing the worst, returned back and informed his friends and family of the incident.

Reports said police got wind of the incident, and sent a rescue team inside the mine who managed to pull out the bodies of the four thieves.

Police said that four men were already when the rescue team found them inside the mine.

The deceased have been identified as Raj Mahto, Hazari Koul, Rahul Koul and Kapil Vishwakarma, police said, adding that they suspect the men died due leakage of methane gas inside the coal mine.

The mine had been shut since 2018 and the four men had reportedly dug a tunnel to get inside the coal mine.

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