Mohamed Thaver


Mohamed Thaver is a Special Correspondent and reports from Nariman Pt., Mumbai

Mumbai Police hunt for girl who targets women in local trains with spiked drink
Mon, May 22, 2017

The case came to light after a 40-year-old woman employed with a hospital in Girgaum was duped by the woman.

Jubilation Back Home: Verdict a major relief, hopeful that Jadhav will get a fair trial, says his family
Fri, May 19, 2017

The family source said Pakistan’s decision to not allow Jadhav consular access “farcical”.

Man held for raping 9-year-old had sexually abused her 13-year-old sister too, say police
Thu, May 18, 2017

A separate FIR has been lodged with the Ghatkopar police station against accused Suraj Jaiswal

Gardens that changed the face of railway stations in Mumbai
Wed, May 17, 2017

The man in charge of handling these gardens on the Central Railway — that has most of these — is 57-year-old Balu Bhau Thorat, assistant divisional engineer (horticulture), who joined the railways in 1991.

Ransomware attack: 2-day cyber crime helpline in Maharashtra from today
Tue, May 16, 2017

Maharashtra Govt plans to set up a call centre where trained professionals will guide callers on cyber security

Dadar: Senior citizen robbed of Rs 50,000
Fri, May 12, 2017

Caller claiming to be from insurance firm tricked him into paying up: Cops

Will take steps for justice: Sushma Swaraj to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s family
Thu, May 11, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav: The ICJ’s intervention has come as a major relief for the family that is hopeful that Jadhav will get a fair trial.

Khar woman’s debit card cloned, swiped in US store
Thu, May 11, 2017

The Khar police suspect that her card details were cloned and sent to the US where they were used at a departmental store by the accused person to make purchases.

CCTVs: Locating lost property, deterring criminals, reuniting friends
Wed, May 10, 2017

Not so long ago, closed circuit cameras were never heard of on railway platforms. In 2006, there were six CCTV cameras in all in railway stations on Western Railway.

Maharashtra: 100 cops with science background to be trained in forensic science
Mon, May 08, 2017

“The aim is to ensure that they get proper knowledge about what samples are to be collected when they reach the crime scene,” the official said.

Mumbai: Bogus bank account created in name of govt dept, one held
Thu, May 04, 2017

The police believe that the arrested youth can lead them to the main accused who has access to some insider information.

Conned into buying fake IPL tickets for hefty sums, 30 cricket fans end up watching match at police station
Tue, May 02, 2017

In their statements to police, all point to one man who sold them the tickets over Sunday and Monday

Cloned debit card case: Accused Bulgarian had details of Chinese citizens, say police
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Based on CCTV footage that the police procured from the ATM, the accused was tracked down and arrested.

Another close shave for local train after iron rod found on tracks
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

The police then checked CCTV footage at the Sandhurst Road railway station from where the accused were seen boarding a local train.

Police museum to come up at Mumbai Police headquarters
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The three offices currently located on the ground floor of the old commissioner’s office building is where the museum will be located.

Now, playing at a mobile phone near your train seat: Ludo
Wed, Apr 26, 2017

For most, a virtual game of ludo and a few rolls of the dice remain a source of entertainment after a tiring day at work.

Fake website offers to help couple move, steals all their belongings
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

A gang has created a fake website in the name of a well-known movers and packers company, through which it cheats clients.

Charged with killing stepson: A month later, former ACP on the run nabbed by Mumbai police from Kurla
Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Naravane, who was earlier posted as a senior inspector in Tilak Nagar, had married Nanda in 2009 at a temple at Ratnagiri.

Maharashtra: ATS arrests four from Mumbra, locals say they watched videos lined to IS
Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Two others staying with the 26-year-old suspect have been detained

IRS scam: Fake call centres raked in Rs 1.5 crore a month, say cops
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

According to figures quoted in the remand report that the Thane police submitted to seek further custody of Sagar Thakkar, the alleged mastermind of the scam.

Maharashtra Government resolution passed: Housing loan amount raised for cops
Mon, Apr 17, 2017

Of 2.2 lakh officers, nearly 1.91 lakh are lower rung employees who find it difficult to get bank loans

IRS scam: Police custody of Sagar Thakkar extended
Fri, Apr 14, 2017

Accused doesn’t oppose remand, tells court he wants to help police in probe

Thane call centre scam: ‘Mastermind met wife while on run in Dubai’
Tue, Apr 11, 2017

Establishing money trail proving tough as Thakkar deleted records of transactions made in bitcoins, iTunes cards, say cops.

FSL, cops work to release blood reports in drugs cases within 3 hours
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

At present, FSL takes up to a month to provide reports on samples sent by police.

Thane call centre racket: ‘Fear of US agencies behind Thakkar surrender’
Mon, Apr 10, 2017

A case has been registered against Thakkar in the district court of the southern district of Texas, Houston division.

Thane call centre scam: Police will push for deportation of ‘mastermind’
Fri, Apr 07, 2017

Sagar Thakkar had fled the country on October 5 night last year when raids were conducted on such bogus call centres

Thane call centre scam ‘mastermind’ traced to Dubai
Thu, Apr 06, 2017

The process of issuing a Red Corner Notice (RCN) for Thakkar is nearly complete, following which India will initiate extradition proceedings.

Kandivli Double Murder: Rajbhar trail goes cold again, cops back to square one
Wed, Apr 05, 2017

Team rushed to Chennai after accused’s phone was activated earlier this year, but failed to find him

Mumbai: 23-year-old confesses to murder that wasn’t, makes police search for runaway wife’s body
Mon, Apr 03, 2017

It was only after a team from the Ghatkopar police went to the Nani Daman beach twice and dug over 25 feet that they found Shah had lied about murdering his wife.

Disguises, tip-offs: How cops solved Tilak Nagar murder
Thu, Mar 30, 2017

Officers lived in Kandivli disguised as migrants looking for work.

Mumbai: The brief blackouts in local trains and the reason behind it
Wed, Mar 29, 2017

Most train commuters are used to the few seconds of blackout, most not even battling an eyelid as darkness descends.

Maharashtra first in country to set up body for complaints against cops
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Director General of Police (Establishment) is the ex-officio member secretary.

Day after suspended ACP fled court: Thane cops record guard’s statement, hunt on for accused police officer
Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Till Friday night, the police were unable to track down Naravane, who fled after his bail plea was rejected by the sessions court Thursday evening.

Maharashtra: His bail rejected in murder case, suspended ACP flees from court
Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Accused of killing his stepson, Shivaji Naravane had been in jail since October 2013

Maharahstra: Tamil Nadu gang behind Rs 1.56-crore Dharavi robbery
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Cops say team from Ramji Nagar travels across country to commit robberies

Ephedrine haul: Former Gujarat MLA’s son to be chargesheeted
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

The Thane police had arrested a Nigerian national in April last year with ephedrine.