Nursing home outbreak : No risk to public

first_img Google+ Nursing home outbreak : No risk to public By News Highland – April 3, 2012 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Pinterest 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Facebook Twitter WhatsApp The general public have no need to fear the current infection outbreak at Nazareth House, Fahan, a top health official has stressed.Dr Peter Wright, Director of Public Health at HSE North West, said while the body were still awaiting test results – which he said they expected this evening – it was likely to be a strain of flu, and only harmful to “risk groups” such as the elderly.He said full infection control procedures were in place at the home and the risk of the as yet unknown illness spreading to the public was “unlikely.”Speaking to Greg Hughes on today’s Shaun Doherty Show, Dr Wright also revealed only 11, not 27, residents were now showing signs of infection:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/wright.mp3[/podcast] Pinterest Previous articleGovernment will punish local authorities over non-payment of household chargeNext article“Donegal will not be lectured to on wind energy obligations” – O’Domhnaill News Highland News Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

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Plea In Bombay High Court Seeks Independent Probe In To Corruption Allegations Against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh And Param Bir Singh

first_imgTop StoriesPlea In Bombay High Court Seeks Independent Probe In To Corruption Allegations Against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh And Param Bir Singh LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK23 March 2021 2:31 AMShare This – xIn light of the corruption allegations recently surfaced against Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh, a writ petition has been filed before the Bombay High Court seeking an investigation into the matter by CBI, ED or any other independent agency.The Plea also seeks the investigation in to the role played by Mr.Param Bir Singh Ex-police commissioner of Mumbai and presently…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginIn light of the corruption allegations recently surfaced against Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh, a writ petition has been filed before the Bombay High Court seeking an investigation into the matter by CBI, ED or any other independent agency.The Plea also seeks the investigation in to the role played by Mr.Param Bir Singh Ex-police commissioner of Mumbai and presently Commandant General of Home Guard and Civil Defence.  The petition has been filed by a practising Advocate of the High Court, Dr. Jaishri Laxmanrao Patil. Background Recently, Parambir Singh, an officer of the IPS cadre, alleged that Deshmukh has as a regular practice been repeatedly calling officers and giving them instructions in respect of the course to be followed by them in performance of their official duties. In a report submitted to the Maharashtra CM, it was alleged that the Home Minister instructs the officers to carry out official assignments and collection schemes including financial transactions, based on his expectations and targets to collect money. Singh further alleged that in the last few months, Deshmukh called the Head of the Crime Intelligence Unit of Mumbai Police, Sachin Vaze, several times, and instructed him to assist in collection of funds. “The Hon’ble Home Minister expressed to Shri Vaze that he had a target to accumulate Rs. 100 crores a month. For achieving the aforesaid target, the Hon’ble Home Minsiter told Shri Vaze that there are about 1,750 bars, restaurants and other establishments in Mumbai and if a sum of Rs. 2-3 lakhs each was collected from each of them, a monthly collection of Rs. 40-50 crores was achievable. The Hon’ble Home Minister added that the rest of the collection could be made from other sources. Shri Vaze came to my of ice the same day and informed me of the above. I was shocked with the above discussion and was mulling over how to deal with the situation,” Singh alleged. In this backdrop, the instant Petitioner has urged the Court to direct an investigation in the matter. She submitted that investigation should also be conducted against Parambir Singh, as from the contents of his report it is clear that he himself, for a year as a head of Mumbai Police, without bringing such heinous crime in the clutches of law, was just sitting on it. The pela states, “It shows his role as well, he was the superior police officer and was having powers to take steps in accordance with law under section 154 of Cr.PC but he failed to do so for what reasons is the matter of investigation, after registration of FIR.” Patil has also sought a direction to the investigation officer to secure the CCTV footage of the dates mentioned by Singh in his report submitted to, disclosing the places for criminal conspiracy plans. She further submitted that she had submitted a complaint with the Malabar Hill Police Station in Mumbai. However, the said police Authority failed to exercise the jurisdictions for registrations of the FIR, allegedly due to undue influence. She alleged that the police authorities fail to exercise the powers forthwith due to the “muscle power”, “money power” and “political power” of Anil Deshmukh. The plea states, “Refusal of registration of First Information Report by the police authority in such a crime is against the spirit of constitutional mandate and Criminal Procedure Code section 154 of CRPC.” Further reliance is placed on Lalita Kumari v. Govt. of UP & Ors., providing for mandatory registration of FIR.She added that if prompt action is not taken, then crucial investigation may be destroyed by the errant officials.Next Storylast_img read more

"Plea In Bombay High Court Seeks Independent Probe In To Corruption Allegations Against Home Minister Anil Deshmukh And Param Bir Singh"