Mumbai, Feb 5 (PTI) Following are the top stories from the Western Region at 1700 HRS.

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BOM1 MH-SUSHANT-NCB Celebrity manager, UK national among 3 held in drugs case Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested three persons, including celebrity manager Rahila Furniturewala and British national Karan Sajnani, in connection with a drugs case linked to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death last year, an official said on Friday.

BOM4 MP-RAPE-MURDER MP: Molester released from jail rapes, kills 5-year-old girl Morena (MP): A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh by a man, who was recently released from jail after spending six months there on the charge of molesting the minor's aunt, police said on Friday.

LGB1 MH-COURT-KANGANA Court seeks progress report on probe against Kangana on posts Mumbai: A magistrate court here on Friday directed the Mumbai police to submit a progress report on the inquiry it had ordered into a complaint against actor Kangana Ranaut and her sister for posting alleged hateful messages on social media.

BOM9 MH-PATOLE Bringing Congress back on top in Maha my priority: Nana Patole Mumbai: Nana Patole, who was appointed as the Maharashtra unit chief of the Congress on Friday, said he aims to restore the numero uno position of the party in the state.

BOM7 GJ-PM-STAMP PM to unveil postage stamp on Gujarat High Court on Saturday Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually release a commemorative postage stamp on Gujarat High Court on Saturday as part of the institution's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

BOM2 CG-EXTORTION Two held for extorting Rs 1.40 cr from C'garh forest officer Mungeli: Two persons, including a woman, were arrested for allegedly blackmailing and extorting Rs 1.40 crore from a forest officer in Chhattisgarhs Mungeli district after telling him that the CBI was probing a complaint of corruption against him, police said on Friday.

BOM3 MH-BLACK MAGIC-BOY Couple suspects kin of practising black magic, kills their son Beed: A married couple allegedly killed a six-year-old boy on suspicion that 'black magic' performed by his family led to the death of their buffalo in a village in Beed district of Maharashtra, police said on Friday.

BOM6 MP-FOREST GUARD-MURDER Forest guard shot dead in MP; lens on poachers, timber mafia Dewas (MP): A forest beat guard on patrolling duty was shot dead by unidentified persons in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district, a police official said on Friday.

BOM5 MP-COP-SUICIDE MP: Cop shoots self with service rifle at police station Jhabua (MP): A 50-year-old head constable allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle at a police station in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district on Friday morning, police said.

BOM8 MH-FIRE Major fire at scrap godown in Mumbai's Mankhurd, none injured Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a scrap godown in suburban Mankhurd here on Friday, but there was no report of any injury to anyone so far, officials said.

BES1 GJ-ACCIDENT Two killed, 5 injured in road accident in Gujarat Tapi (Gujarat): Two persons were killed and five others seriously injured when a private luxury bus carrying a marriage party rammed into a parked truck in Tapi district of Gujarat on Friday morning, said police. PTI RSY RSY