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Mira Bhayander mayor's husband among 8 booked for violation of

Press Trust of India  |  Thane 

Eight persons, including the husband of Mayor, have been booked for allegedly violating environment rules, police said today.

The offence was registered at station on May 15.

The complaint lodged by the Revenue officials said that after an inspection of a plot of land in Navghar, it was found that environmental rules and Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms have been violated by way of destruction of mangroves and illegal land filling for the construction of a club house, a district rural police said.

The case was registered against ( of 7x11 Hotels Pvt Ltd), husband of and brother of local BJP MLA Narendra Mehta, and

Owners of the land Nila Patil, Kamlabai Chandrakant, Hareshwar Patil, dumper owner and its have also been booked under sections 15 and 17 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, the said.

None of them have been arrested so far and further investigation is on.

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First Published: Fri, May 18 2018. 11:15 IST