We start the day with a chilling crime scene. Following the sensational murder of Vasai resident, Shraddha Walkar, in Delhi, another case has come to light in which Indian Navy police personnel and divers were hunting the body of a medical student who went missing more than a year ago. became. We will also tell you the forecast of the weather from the metrology department of India, and the ‘very bad’ air quality that Mumbaikars have been breathing in lately – a situation Delhiites have been able to relate to for almost half a year. We also monitor the status of newly launched metro lines 2A and 7, traffic restrictions on Eastern Freeway and flight delays at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.
Police personnel along with Indian Navy divers carried out a search in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Mumbai on Friday after a lifeguard suspected of killing a medical student, who went missing more than a year ago, claimed to have found her body. dumped into the sea. .
The search operation, which also involved personnel from private agencies, covered an area spanning 100 meters of the Bandra Bandstand coast in suburban Mumbai and lasted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., but yielded no results, an official said.
Sadichha Sane (22), a third-year MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) student from the neighboring district of Palghar, went missing in November 2021 from Bandra Bandstand, a popular seaside hangout spot.
Mumbai’s crime department, which is investigating the case, recently arrested Mithu Singh, a lifeguard, in connection with her alleged murder. “During interrogation, the suspect told police that he killed Sane and dumped her body in the sea off Bandstand,” the official said.
Following this revelation, a team from the Crime Department, Indian Navy divers and private agency personnel jointly conducted a sea search to locate her body.
“The suspect showed us the place where he claimed to have dumped the victim’s body. Accordingly, a search was conducted involving police personnel, Indian Navy and private agencies,” said Krishnakant Upadhyay, Deputy Commissioner of Police (detection 1). Police had yet to determine a motive for Sane’s murder.
Mumbai-Goa SpiceJet flight delayed 5 hours
A Goa-bound SpiceJet flight from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here on Friday was delayed for five hours, with the airline attributing the delay to diverting incoming flights for medical reasons. SpiceJet flight SG 455 was scheduled to depart for Goa here at 3:05 p.m., but the flight was not able to depart for its destination until 8:06 p.m., according to live flight tracking website flightradar24.
SpiceJet flight SG 455, scheduled to fly from Mumbai to Goa (January 20, 2023), was delayed due to a medical diversion in the previous rotation of the inbound aircraft, which was diverted to Nagpur, the airline said in a statement.
The financial capital recorded a minimum temperature of 17.2 degrees Celsius on Friday. According to the India Metrological Department (IMD), it is expected to rise by two degrees Celsius (17 to 19) this weekend and fall again to about 14 degrees Celsius by January 26. With the exception of 2021, this year the city witnessed the hottest January yet in the past 10 years, the IMD said citing its data. Meanwhile, the city’s air quality remained in the “very poor” category on Friday.
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