Traf­fic diver­sions on CBD fly­over for 6-day re­pair work MAN HELD FOR MAK­ING FAKE DOC­U­MENTS

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - HTNAVIMUMBAI - G Mo­hud­din Jeddy ht­for­nav­i­mum­bai@hin­dus­tan­ Faisal Tan­del faisal.tan­del@hin­dus­tan­

Navi Mum­bai traf­fic po­lice has an­nounced noen­try and al­ter­na­tive routes to en­sure smooth flow of traf­fic on the Mum­bai-Pune road on SionPan­vel high­way in view of the re­pair work to be un­der­taken on the CBD fly­over.

Ac­cord­ing to Arvind Salve, deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (traf­fic), “Re­pair work will be taken up on the Mum­bai-Pune lane of CBD fly­over in CBD Be­la­pur from Novem­ber 1 start­ing from 10am till Novem­ber 6 mid­night.”

He added, “At present, heavy and very heavy ve­hi­cles trav­el­ling to Pune use the fly­over in large num­bers. In or­der to en­sure that there is smooth and con­trolled traf­fic on the route, we have taken a ‘No en­try and al­ter­na­tive route’ de­ci­sion.”

Salve stated, “No en­tries have been de­clared in some sec­tions for the heavy ve­hi­cles while al­ter­na­tive routes have also been sug­gested.”

He con­cluded, “We ap­peal to the res­i­dents and mo­torists to co­op­er­ate with us to en­sure that the work is com­pleted in time and there are no traf­fic is­sues dur­ing this time.”

The state anti-ter­ror­ist squad of Thane unit on Tues­day ar­rested a 32-year-old man and seized around 2,000 fake doc­u­ments such as PAN and Aad­haar cards. The ac­cused is An­sar­ali Amir Ali An­sari, a res­i­dent of Bhi­wandi. “We ar­rested An­sari on Tues­day. He has been re­manded in po­lice cus­tody till Oc­to­ber 31,” said Sushil Jawle, se­nior po­lice in­spec­tor, Thane ATS.

The ac­cused was caught af­ter 20 peo­ple, sus­pected to be Bangladeshis, were re­cently ar­rested from Nar­poli in Bhi­wandi for al­legedly stay­ing in the coun­try il­le­gally.

“We ar­rested them af­ter a tip-off. Af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tion, we traced An­sari, who used to pre­pare the fake doc­u­ments for them. More than three peo­ple had got their fake pass­ports,” added Jawle. “We have sent the seized doc­u­ments to se­nior of­fi­cers to check the sta­tus of the peo­ple liv­ing in and around Thane and Bhi­wandi,” said Vikas Ghodke, po­lice in­spec­tor of Thane ATS.

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