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Who is Bhavesh Bhinde, rape accused arrested for Mumbai hoarding collapse

Initially on the run, Bhinde was arrested after evading the police for three days. With at least 23 cases against him, including one of rape, Bhinde is no stanger to offences.

The Telegraph Online Published 20.05.24, 02:32 PM

Bhavesh Bhinde is no stranger to offences

On May 13, as the first spell of pre-monsoon showers lashed the coastal city of Mumbai accompanied by severe dust storm, a 120X120 foot hoarding, the biggest in India as per the Limca Book of Records, fell over houses and a fuel station in the Ghatkopar area. The billboard crash killed at least 17 people and injured over 70.

A case was filed against Bhavesh Bhinde, the owner of ad agency Ego Media that put up the billboard. Initially on the run, he was arrested from Rajasthan after a cat and mouse chase spanned over 3 states, involving 8 teams of the Mumbai police. With at least 23 cases against him, including one of rape, Bhinde is no stranger to offences.

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