News Tech: A Nationalist Congress Party leader was arrested in connection with the death of a ‘govinda’ at a Janmashtami function organised last week in Vile Parle in the western part of Mumbai, a police official said on Thursday.
”In the event held on August 19, Sandesh Dalvi (22), a participant in the human pyramid formed to break the handi (butter pot), fell and suffered serious head injuries. He died in a hospital on Monday night,” the official said.
NCP district president Riyaz Sheikh (36) was held on Tuesday, the Vile Parle police station official said.
A case was registered under Indian Penal Code sections 304A (causing death by negligence) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life) and Sheikh was held, he said.