QMumbai: Eman Ahmed’s Sister, Doctor Clash Over Release Date

Statements recorded in Shifu Sunkriti case; Robbers murder senior citizen thinking she is a ghost.

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Eman Ahmed with a doctor. (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/search?f=images&amp;vertical=default&amp;q=Eman%20Ahmed&amp;src=typd">Twitter/ reversedieting</a>)

After the Hype: Docs, Eman’s Sister Clash Over Discharge Date

Eman Ahmed before the surgery. (Photo: Twitter/<a href="https://twitter.com/peepindia">peepindia</a>)
Eman Ahmed before the surgery. (Photo: Twitter/peepindia)

Eman Ahmed, the Egyptian national who at 500 kg was the heaviest woman in the world till recently, and whose journey from her country to Mumbai’s Saifee Hospital was reported across the world, is ready to go home, her doctors have said. Her family, however, has alleged the doctors, led by renowned bariatric surgeon Dr Mufazzal Lakdawala, have lost interest in her recovery as the hype around the treatment has abated.

Eman’s sister Shaimaa Salim, 32, said her elder sibling hadn’t undergone a significant recovery. She junked reports of Eman’s 260-kg weight loss, saying she continued to suffer from seizures, her right side remained paralysed, and she could barely move on her own.

Lakdawala’s team told us back in Egypt that she will need at least six months of hospitalisation. There hasn’t been any miraculous recovery, my sister is still largely immobile. Then why is this hurry to send her home?
Shaimaa Salim

Shifu Sunkriti Case: 2 Boys Record Statements

Sunil Kulkarni has been charged under various sections of the IPC and the IT Act. (Photo Courtesy: <a href="https://twitter.com/twitkulcon">Twitter/Sunil Kulkarni</a>)
Sunil Kulkarni has been charged under various sections of the IPC and the IT Act. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Sunil Kulkarni)

The Mumbai Crime Branch, which is investigating the sex cult allegedly run by Shifu Sunkriti founder Sunil Kulkarni, on Sunday recorded the statements of two more victims and managed to get in touch with Shivangi and Samira, daughters of the complainant Sandip Sule.

We have recorded statements of two boys who were also Kulkarni’s victims.
A crime branch official

Robbers Kill Senior Citizen in Govandi Thinking She's a Ghost

Cops have cracked the murder of a senior citizen in Govandi village last month. They have arrested two thieves who tried to break into the ailing octogenarian's house, but got scared when she suddenly started screaming.

The accused told the cops that they thought the house was vacant and hence sneaked in. But, while they were checking the cupboards, the woman started screaming. They thought she was a ghost and attac­ked her with a rod before fle­eing. Both have been sent to police custody.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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19-Year-Old Boy Crashes and Burns During Burglary Attempt

Representational image of a crime scene. (Photo: iStock)
Representational image of a crime scene. (Photo: iStock)

On Sunday night, a 19-year-old's alleged attempt to rob a family -- or get high, depending on which version is true - ended up crashing and burning after a power supply cable fell on him at Wadala. He has suffered more than 50 per cent burns. The ceiling of house no. 191 at Ganesh Nagar collapsed under the impact of the cable, injuring four residents as well.

On Sunday at 1 am, the residents of Ganesh Nagar were jolted awake by a blast and immediate blackout. Before anyone could figure what had happened, house number 191 caved in. Fortunately, there was no fire; the victims suffered burns and injuries from the electric blast and the shattering of the roof and walls. Three members of the Thali family were injured – tea vendor Sunil Thali (42) and his daughter Savni (10) suffered minor injuries, while wife Sharmila (32) suffered burns on her neck.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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HC Tells ‘Aankhen’ Producer to Disclose Assets

Gaurang Doshi (Photo courtesy: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/insidebollywoodnews/">Facebook/ insidebollywood</a>)
Gaurang Doshi (Photo courtesy: Facebook/ insidebollywood)

The Bombay High Court has asked film producer Gaurang Doshi to disclose all his assets to the court in a petition filed by an IT company alleging misrepresentation by Doshi and his company for making Aankhen 2.

The company alleged in its petition filed on April 7 that Doshi did not have the rights to make the sequel of Aankhen, but told them that he does. Believing him, the company has already paid him over Rs 1 crore; Doshi now owes them Rs 1,75,87,498.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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Mira Road man refuses to push daughter into flesh trade; gets killed by pimp

Police have solved the murder of a 40-year-old fruit seller from Mira Road, who was shot dead by unknown assailants at his residence nearly a fortnight ago.

According to The Times of India, the victim Shyam Ghod, was murdered by 35-year-old Sunil Rajak, a Shanti Nagar resident, who runs a flesh trade business. Police sources say that Rajak forced Ghod to push his infant daughter into flesh trade in an effort to make him pay back Rs 5 lakh in valuables, which he had entrusted Ghod for safekeeping. Rajak decided to plot the murder after Ghod refused his proposal.

Police learnt during their investigations that Rajak had allegedly given a Rs 5-lakh contract to kill Shyam. He was named to cops by the deceased's wife, who allegedly had an affair with the accused. Sunil Rajak was interrogated by police officers but refused to accept his role in the crime.

(Source: Mid-Day)

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Parsee General Hospital Opens Its Doors to All Communities in 105 Years

For the first time in its 105-year history, the BD Petit Parsee General Hospital at Cumballa Hill will admit patients from other communities. The hospital, launched in 1912, has approved the construction of another building at its Cumballa Hill premises, where non-Parsi patients will be admitted.The new facility will have 200 beds.The hospital officials said they were awaiting the civic and state approvals to start construction.

The new wing will cater to people from all communities, even as the existing facility will treat only the members from the Parsi community. The revenue generated from the new wing will help the hospital provide free or highly subsidised healthcare to patients from the community. Our aim is to ensure our patients can avail of state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities at affordable rates on the campus itself.
Homa Petit, President of the hospital

Simi Garewal to Make Her TV Comeback

Simi Garewal is coming back with her talk show. (Photo courtesy:<a href="https://www.facebook.com/RadioTaranaNZ/"> Facebook/ radiotarana</a>)
Simi Garewal is coming back with her talk show. (Photo courtesy: Facebook/ radiotarana)

Actress Simi Garewal, who seamlessly transitioned to the role of a talk show host with her eponymous show, Rendezvous, is gearing up for a comeback with a new season being picked up by Colors Infinity. “It’s going to be a brilliant line-up of stars,” promises the 69-year-old veteran star.

Meanwhile, Simi recently reunited with her Karz-director, Subhash Ghai, and co-star Rishi Kapoor for a ‘matinee show’ of the 1980 thriller that never had a premiere ahead of its theatrical release. In Ghai’s office, ahead of the screening, which was part of an endeavour to revive classics at Mumbai’s heritage theatre, New Excelsior, the trio reminisced how Karz had fallen short of a silver jubilee run but had gone on to become a cult film. “Karz has been cloned by many but they never worked since the original remains etched in the audience’s mind,” Simi reveals, recalling how during the recent screening, youngsters ran to the front of the screen, dancing to the film’s songs.

(Source: Mumbai Mirror)

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