Cyber police to probe MMS
Investigations into the circulation of an obscene video clip purportedly of actor Mona Singh was handed over to the cyber police station in Bandra-Kurla Complex on Saturday. Singh approached the Versova police on Friday after the video went viral. She said that the images were morphed.
Corpus fund for scribes increased
The state government has hiked the amount allotted for its journalist welfare fund Shankarrao Chavan Suvarna Mahotsavi Patrakar Kalyan Nidhi from Rs 2 crore to Rs 5 crore. The fund provides financial assistance to journalists for treatment of serious ailments,or in the case of a serious accident.
Locals tonsure cell phone thieves
A group of people tonsured two suspected mobile phone thieves in Thane before handing them to the police Friday. The duo had allegedly tried to steal the mobile phone of a villager who had come to weekly market at Waghbil area,police said. ASI Aayas Abbas Shaikh said an offence has been registered against Nissar Ahmad Ansari (23) and Bashir Ahmad Shaikh (25).