Mohamed Thaver is a Special Correspondent and reports from Nariman Pt., Mumbai
An officer from Ghatkopar police station said: “There are two similar cases were Navy employees have been targeted by the fraudsters. We are checking if the cases are linked.”
While I was reading the address, someone gagged me with a handkerchief and pushed me in a waiting auto rickshaw,” the girl has told the police.
5 accused sent to 4-day police custody.
When harrowed victims call up the helpline, they are guided about the measures that one has to take and are asked to approach the local police station and get an FIR registered.
An officer linked to the case said: “The case is unusual since here the complainant did not share the OTP with the caller as he had realised that it was a fraudulant call. But in spite of that, the two transactions still went through.”
Last year, as per Supreme Court guidelines, the height of the pyramid could not cross 20 feet and children below the age of 18 were not allowed to participate.
NCRB data of 2015 shows Maharashtra reported maximum cases (13,921) of crime against children in the country. It also ranked highest in rape cases of children (2,231) and sexual harassment of minors (1,043) .
hile the police have recorded statements of Sanjeev Rajoria’s family, they have at present filed an Accidental Death Report (ADR) in the matter, as per procedure in cases of suicide. Rajoria allegedly hanged himself in a room on the 11th floor of a hotel in Powai.
Last year, the Maharashtra government banned toddy shops in Mumbai after it emerged that the liquor was being adulterated with dangerous chemicals like chloral hydrate. However, an underground market has emerged since then.
The second raid was carried out by the Crime Investigation Unit (CIU) in the Cheetah Camp area of Trombay. Here, the police found 3 SIM boxes, invertor, router and 70 SIM cards.
The prison department then decided to file an FIR against Jadhav. M V Dharmadhikari, senior inspector, Thane Nagar police station, said that a case was registered on Wednesday against Jadhav for criminal breach of trust by a public servant under section 408 of the Indian Penal Code.
The forgery was, however, detected by the immigration liaison manager and an application was handed over to the Mumbai Police to investigate the matter. So far, the police have arrested one agent and have found that there was another case registered against him in the past.
While the Bhandup police in July last year chargesheeted 18 people in the case, the first witness was examined last week. Though investigators had planned to chargesheet some students suspected to have been involved, eventually they were named as witnesses to nail the roles of the 18 accused.
While extortion calls had reportedly dipped after the demonetisation, the hoteliers claimed the calls were back and with greater frequency. The police are probing the matter.
Altaf Hussain, an employee working at a store opposite the tank, said, earlier, a lot of people used to visit the tank. “Now, you will only see youngsters sometimes, clicking selfies with it on Sundays. The novelty factor has worn off,” he said.
Apart from the handwriting on tution notebooks, police are also questioning a close friend of the two boys who had left for his native place soon after incident.
"If you calculate, it comes to 2,720 times that an ad will play during the course of the day. However, the ads can have a maximum 20 seconds duration,” an employee with the marketing team of TG Connect. he fact that the ad plays with such regularity has left several commuters on the western line curious.
Based on the statement of the boy’s father, the Powai police registered a case under Section 377 (unnatural offences) and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The police have not yet been able to track down the accused.
Police were provided vans that could conduct 17 tests at scene of crime, but due to a lack of trained staff, they have only been used to lift fingerprints
The 10-year-old boy and his 13-year-old friend are suspected to have consumed rat poison on July 12. While the 10-year-old passed away on the same day, the 13-year-old is fighting for life
The 13-year-old is currently in the intensive care unit and doctors fear liver failure may affect other organs in the body. Meanwhile, police teams are trying to scan CCTV footage of the route that the two boys took on July 6, when the incident is suspected to have taken place.
Police have learnt that an 11-year-old friend of the victim died the same day in the locality. They are probing if there is any link in the two incidents, though the 11-year-old’s father claimed he died due to dehydration.
Vigilantes claimed to be journalists, trader suffers losses of Rs 15,000-20,000.
“Since we have been in the habit of saying CST, we have kept these chits reminding us of the name change,” said Sushma Hondeokar, an announcer.
On July 11, the Thane police arrested Nulkar from Hubli in Karnataka, claiming he supplied doctored chips to several pumps in Maharashtra and other states.
The portable meat testing machines the Maharashtra Police is planning to buy will use the ELISA (Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay) Test, which is also used as a quality control check in various industries and for drug testing at the workplace.
He also used his own computer to set up the website, based on which he was eventually arrested. As per cyber cell officers, cyber criminals normally pay via bitcoins and use proxy servers in similar cases of security breach, to remain below the radar.
The Mumbai Police Crime Branch is set to file a chargesheet against Sunil Kulkarni, “bogus doctor” and founder of group Shifu Sunkriti, by the next week. Kulkarni will be charged with cheating, forgery and impersonation.
Shetye’s cell mate Shaikh, based on whose statement an FIR was registered at the Nagpada police station, had said that Shetye was assaulted and later taken to her own barracks, with the jail guards dragging her by the hair.
Shahnawaz (39), the eldest son of Mustafa Dossa, said, “Yesterday, when we met my dad in court, he was extremely unwell and had been brought in an ambulance. He could hardly stand.”
In the absence of the footage, it could be difficult to establish what transpired in the prison on Saturday that led to the death of inmate Manjula Shetye.
As per the statistics provided by the Mumbai Police, around 200 cases of vishing - where fraudulent phone calls are made to con people - have been registered between January 1 and June 4 this year.
The two have been booked on charges of cheating, forgery, forging of valuable security and forgery for the purpose of cheating, said an official, adding that search is on to nab them.
Several accused have been charged in the US in connection with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) scam, in which fraudulent calls were made from Indian call centres to dupe US nationals.
Residents of seven villages were agitating against Navy orders to vacate over 1,600 acres of land belonging to it.
Police suspect that besides a large number of petrol pumps in Maharashtra, consumers were shortchanged in other states too. A similar racket had been unearthed in Uttar Pradesh in April, when the STF carried out raids and arrested 27 petrol pump owners.