The accused, Palash Bose, had claimed himself to be a member of Dawood Ibrahim's gang while making these phone calls, ATS officials said.
On Sunday, Mumbai police had beefed up security outside Thackeray's residence Matoshree after an unidentified caller, claiming to be fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's aide, called the bungalow's landline number.
Anil Deshmukh also said that the government will take strict action against black marketeers of the drugs, which are used in treating COVID-19 patients.
Unidentified persons vandalised 'Rajgruh', Dalit icon Dr B R Ambedkar's house in Mumbai, on Tuesday evening, the police said. Maharashtra Home Ministe.
Patanjali Ayurveda, while presenting the Coronil medicine on June 23, claimed that it had found a cure for coronavirus infection.
The state government has decided to release on parole the convicts who are sentenced to less than seven years' imprisonment in order to reduce crowding in prisons amid the virus outbreak.
The lockdown was imposed on March 24 and has been extended till May 17 to contain the spread of coronavirus.
In a video message, Deshmukh said those who wish to return to their native places need to submit forms to district collectors furnishing details such as their names, cell phone numbers and the state, district and taluka where they are stranded.
Thousands of workers from other states are stranded in Maharashtra, especially in Mumbai, due to the coronavirus- enforced lockdown and they have been demanding that transport arrangements be made for them to go back to their hometowns.
Deshmukh also alleged that National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval met Jamaat leader Maulana Saad at 2 am during the period when the congregation was held. He wondered the nature of the "secret" dialogue held between the two.
Maharashtra has so far reported 537 coronavirus cases, a majority of them in Mumbai.
The Maharashtra cyber crime has been asked to step up and take strict action against those who post fake or misleading information on social media platforms, Deshmukh said.
Loya, who was hearing the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case of Gujarat, died of cardiac arrest in Nagpur on December 1, 2014, when he had gone to attend the wedding of a colleague's daughter.
An all-party delegation from Maharashtra will soon meet the Union Commerce Minister to demand lifting of ban on foodgrain export, the Legislative Assembly was informed today.