Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

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Sexual assault case: Dutch girl deposes in city
Thu, Mar 05, 2015

In Dec 2011, the girl was travelling alone in an autorickshaw when the driver and his friend tried to rape her.

Andheri Suicides: ‘Victims didn’t speak with anyone outside family circle in past 6 months’
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

The CDR details were being considered key to provide police with a clear motive for the suicides.

Missing minor traced in Aarey, medical test confirms rape
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The victim told the police that an autorickshaw driver, known to her, lured her.

Meow Meow drug: Peddlers tweak modus operandi, go online to evade arrest
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

Regular raids on drug peddlers in past few months have prompted dealers to verify all customers.

Murder that killed a rural idyll
Tue, Mar 03, 2015

A chargesheet will be filed next week in the double murder case of a senior citizen couple in Dahanu.

Andheri suicides: Cops set out to find their lone relative for some lead
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The police on Wednesday also found photocopies of Tinku Singh’s flat rent receipts under the bed of the deceased couple.

Cops say victims rehearsed video messages several times
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

Police are trying to find out what the deceased did for the five days between recording videos and committing suicides.

Andheri suicides: Cellphone also has photo of accused dressed as a woman
Wed, Feb 25, 2015

The four deceased, a brother-sister duo, their mother and her second husband, were found dead last week.

Amboli Police Station: 3 km away from its closest scene of crime
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

Located in Jogeshwari (W), it has a staff of 4 officers and over 150 constables.

Andheri suicides: Police recover another video
Tue, Feb 24, 2015

The fourth video, recorded as fresh evidence, was found on the same phone.

Bangur Nagar: The police station without its own station
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

The daily challenges the much praised or much maligned city police face.

After Rakesh Maria intervenes, cops arrest assistant director for ‘raping, beating’ wife
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

The woman told the police that since the second day of their marriage, her husband began to torture her.

Gang that conned woman with promise of arranging for pistol, arms licence busted, one arrested
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

Samrat allegedly promised to help her procure a pistol and a license for the weapon in exchange for Rs three lakh.

Traffic cops refuse nod to ‘Floatel’ near Gateway of India
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The floatel is also accused of threatening the livelihood of small fishermen in Mumbai.

Mumbai policemen lament death of RR Patil
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

Patil's body will be taken in ambulance to his native place of Anjani in Tasgaon taluka of Sangli district.

Now, an app to help pick best routes
Mon, Feb 16, 2015

App will help commuters with various problems they face during their day-to-day travel in city.

Cops counsel motorists, make them watch films on safe riding
Thu, Feb 12, 2015

The motorcyclists were mostly aged between 20 years and 30 years.

Man held for ‘placing camera in women’s washroom’ sent to police custody till Feb 11
Tue, Feb 10, 2015

Police have recorded the statement of the management of lounge who have said that they were not aware of this.

Warli art also on the menu at Chikoo festival this weekend
Mon, Feb 02, 2015

Agro-tourism event to be held in Dahanu amid concerns that Warli art and culture have taken a backseat.

Boy detained for ‘clicking’, ‘circulating’ obscene pics of minor girl
Thu, Jan 29, 2015

The police, however, have not been able to recover the videos from the mobile phone of the boy.

In Vasai, a ‘youth brigade’ takes on drug menace
Mon, Jan 26, 2015

Vasai anti-drug brigade scans Vasai’s streets looking for drug addicts who it tries to rehabilitate.

Jogeshwari man arrested for making bomb hoax calls
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

The police said that the hoax calls were made using cell phones stolen by his brother

Cops’ new weapon to deal with crime — tow van-turned-theatre
Thu, Jan 22, 2015

To regain diminishing trust of residents cops screen movies on crime against women and drug abuse.

Vasai hostel food poisoning: 2 more admitted in hospital, docs say all four stable for now
Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The food contractor, along with the warden, would be charged for negligence.

City traffic woes: Reminders on six proposals sent to Fadnavis office
Mon, Jan 19, 2015

The proposals include e-challan, 500 dedicated CCTVs for 400 main junctions across the city.

Traffic cops booked 2251 rash drivers in December
Mon, Jan 12, 2015

In the ongoing drive, unlike in the past, the offender is arrested and the vehicle is seized.

Man held for raping minor daughter
Thu, Jan 08, 2015

According to the DN Nagar police, the first wife of the accused died a few years ago after which he remarried.

6 held for highway robbery, murder confess to have committed similar crimes
Tue, Dec 30, 2014

They are held for the brutal murder of 46-year-old Nallasopara native Prakash Kadu.

17-year-old ‘molested’ on bus, cops gear up for New Year eve challenge
Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Mumbai police have identified over 2,000 spots across the city where the special squads will be stationed.

‘Need more crane operators to tackle vehicle breakdowns on Eastern Freeway’
Mon, Dec 22, 2014

The Freeway, which spans from Kurla to P D’Mello Road in south Mumbai, was thrown open to the public in June last year.

Forensic Sciences Laboratory flooded with samples as drug-related cases see a spike
Sat, Dec 20, 2014

Police officials said the arrivals of the test reports will enable them to file chargesheets in these cases.

‘Two of the four girls had eloped with boyfriends’
Wed, Dec 17, 2014

One of the four girls returned to the NGO of her own accord, while the other was traced to her friend’s place in Panvel.

City police’s 4-yr-old hostage crisis team yet to take its first real test
Tue, Dec 16, 2014

HCNT officers have participated in cases of attempt to suicides and also kidnappings.

‘Install enforcement cameras on JJ flyover’
Mon, Dec 15, 2014

The police had installed five speed breakers on the stretch, but this only lead to slow moving traffic.

Juhu ‘assault’: Lift had no CCTV, say police
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

The police said that the 22-year-old victim was given the job a month earlier after her father, himself a postman, passed away.

Stampede at Andheri college festival
Fri, Dec 12, 2014

Another police team received information that drugs were being sold outside the college premises.