35-yr-old falls to death from third floor after scuffle

  • | Friday | 17th November, 2023

Pune: A 35-year-old grocery shop employee died of a grievous head injury after falling from the terrace of a third-floor flat at Sanjay Gandhi society in Wadgaonsheri around Sunday midnight following a scuffle between him and his friend.The friend was residing in the rented third-floor flat.The Chandannagar police identified the deceased as Baiju Laxmi Mandal and arrested his friend, Shambhu Ram (47), for murder.We have arrested Ram on the basis of an eyewitness statement recorded by the duos common friend, Santosh Ginalwad (32), who is also the complainant in the case, said senior inspector Rajendra Landge.Both Mandal and Ram, who is a cook at an eatery, moved to Pune four years ago from their native place in West Bengal. They were residing in separate flats in the same building, the officer said, adding that Ginalwad also stayed in another flat in the same building.Ginalwad said he and the family members of Ram and Mandal were partying on the terrace when a fight broke out between Ram and Mandal. The two started pushing each other against the terrace railing and before the other members could react, Ram pushed Mandal off the railings, Landge said. The victim fell on his head on the ground floor and was taken to a private hospital in Yerawada where the doctors declared him dead on arrival, the officer added.We also published the following articles recentlyFire kills 95-yr-old in 2nd-floor flat of Vile Parle highriseA fire broke out in a residential building in Vile Parle, Mumbai, resulting in the death of a 95-year-old woman. The fire brigade arrived to find the woman unconscious in her kitchen on the second floor. Despite efforts to revive her, she was declared dead upon arrival at the hospital. The fire had engulfed the entire house and caused extensive damage to the electrical wiring, appliances, furniture, and household items. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation. The building had recently undergone redevelopment and was only three years old.Make offices disabled-friendly, depute staff at ground floor to provide serviceThe Court of the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) in India has recommended that all government offices across the country, as well as public services outsourced by the government, must provide services on the ground floor to individuals with disabilities. This follows a recent incident where a disability rights activist had to be carried to a second-floor office for her marriage registration. The CCPD expressed its concern over the insensitivity and lack of accessibility in government buildings, stating that the time limit for making these buildings accessible has already passed.11-time councillor Ram Pyare Ram passes away at 80Ram Pyare Ram, a senior politician and member of the Trinamool Congress, passed away at the age of 80 after being admitted to a nursing home in Kolkata. Ram had a long political career, having spent many years in the Congress before joining Trinamool Congress. He was known for his dedication to serving the people and had won elections multiple times. His body will be brought to the KMC headquarters and later cremated at Keoratala.

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