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Byculla inmate custodial death: Inquiry finds no criminality in Swati Sathe’s WhatsApp posts 
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

No disciplinary action needed but she should get a warning, says probe report

‘Burking’ at police stations: No FIRs registered, 50 per cent cops posing as ‘victims’ sent back
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

The probe by the Additional Director General of Police in the recent Sangli custodial death case has also revealed that the Sangli police had not registered FIRs twice. The state police are contemplating disciplinary action against the police station in-charge or the PSO

Custodial death: Sangli police didn’t register case against Kothale twice, says ADGP
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

The Crime Investigation Department, which is probing the custodial death, has arrested five policemen and two private individuals (informers also known as ‘zero police’) in the case

‘Financial deal’ tapes: Mopalwar clip may be edited, its veracity doubtful, says Panel
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

The sources added that the three-member committee might, however, advise the state government to probe if Mopalwar’s assets were disproportionate in nature.

Fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s three properties auctioned in Mumbai
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Up for grabs are- six flats in Damarwala building (Room no- 18-20, 25, 26 and 28), Hotel Raunaq Afroz on 33 Pakmodia Street and Shabnam Guest House at Bhendi Bazar, the last known addresses of Dawood Ibrahim.

Hindu Mahasabha, SC lawyer among gangster Dawood Ibrahim property bidders
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

On Tuesday, officials arranged for a physical inspection of the three premises. Prospective bidders were allowed to examine the properties up for sale between 11 am and 1 pm.

Mopalwar audio tapes: Voice samples sent back to FSL, now with police seal
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

Forensic laboratory had refused to test the samples earlier as they didn’t bear seal of police or court

Anti-Terror Drill: Sagar Kavach betters May performance, achieves 75% success
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

For the first time, Customs, port officials form part of team deployed to carry out security exercises

Enforcement Directorate quizzes T-Series, Saregama honchos
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

YRF’s Aditya Chopra summoned to agency’s Mumbai office on November 9

NCB forms panel to destroy seized heroin, ship
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

The committee has been constituted after a special NDPS court in Gujarat permitted pre-trial disposal of the seized drug and also ordered destruction of the ‘ghost ship’ allegedly used to ferry the contraband.

MHA looks to invoke Unlawful Activities Prevention Act against J&K drug cartel
Thu, Nov 02, 2017

Agencies suspect the syndicate of funding terror activites in J&K, rest of country.

Mopalwar case: Mangle submits pvt lab report to ‘show audio clips not tampered’
Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Maharashtra bureaucrat Radheshyam Mopalwar has been on leave since August, when Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis removed him from his post as vice-chairman and managing director of the Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation.

Abdul Karim Telgi: Stamp of a master conman, inside jail and outside
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Telgi’s death, serving a 30-year sentence, brings closure to one of the most sensational cases of fraud in India. But some would argue that he was actually just a pawn, and that politicians who benefitted from his crimes escaped, says RASHMI RAJPUT

Who was Abdul Karim Telgi?
Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Born in a small panchayat town of Khanapur in Karnataka, Telgi’s parents were government employees who worked with the Indian Railways. However after the death of his father, Telgi was forced to take up odd jobs and used to sell eatables on trains. Eventually he moved to Saudi Arabia.

ACB likely to probe two MNS corporators who defected to Shiv Sena
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

The sources said while there was more than satisfactory evidence to proceed against one of the corporators, the inquiry against the other was in the last leg, and a case would be registered based on the findings.

Little hope they will return, say families of Mumbra, Kalyan men who ‘joined IS’
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Sources in the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad meanwhile told The Indian Express that they hadn’t been asked to collect DNA samples of the families of the missing men.

Farmer survives suicide bid, gets paid for his losses
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

The farmer's unsuccessful suicide attempt drew the attention of authorities, who took stock of his plight and compensated Chanagounder.

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: India informs Portugal about Abu Salem’s life term
Mon, Oct 23, 2017

1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: Abu Salem may be temporarily shifted to Lucknow where he, along with estranged wife, faces trial in a fake passport case.

Revenue dept invites bids for Dawood’s 3 assets in Mumbai
Thu, Oct 19, 2017

6 flats in Damarwala building, Hotel Raunaq Afroz on Pakmodia Street and Shabnam Guest House at Bhendi Bazaar to be auctioned under SAFEMA

Dabholkar murder case: CBI quizzes former Mumbai FSL official on findings
Mon, Oct 16, 2017

Sources said the CBI found discrepancies between the statement given by the expert who prepared the Mumbai FSL report and those of other officials who were quizzed on procedures adopted by the Kalina FSL while conducting tests

Voice in audio clips not mine, tapes doctored, Mopalwar tells probe panel
Sat, Oct 14, 2017

Mopalwar told the three-member committee constituted in August that the recordings of telephone conversations between him and an alleged middleman appear to be doctored.

EOW books Goregaon man for ‘luring and duping’ investors
Thu, Oct 12, 2017

A cryptocurrency is a digital asset used to trade. The virtual currency uses cryptography to secure transactions and control creation of additional units of the currency.

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: 19 months after he jumped parole, convict held in J&K
Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Mughal was arrested from Srinagar by a team led by Inspector Sanjay Nikam of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch.

Report on safer train commute: A year later, GRP suggestions yet to be implemented
Tue, Oct 10, 2017

The report identifies 183 points across the local suburban railway services as “accident prone” with the stretch between Kurla and Mulund on the central line being “the most accident prone”.

Dr Amarapurkar’s death: Hunt on for 6th accused, police likely to file chargesheet soon
Mon, Oct 09, 2017

The probe into the case has been concluded and the Police have found six Parel residents guilty of negligence for opening a manhole cover in which Amarapurkar allegedly fell and died.

Mumbai Police shares details of Chhota Shakeel cases
Fri, Oct 06, 2017

"There are over a dozen chargesheets proceeded to trial by Sessions Court against Shakeel in the last 10 years and this would act as the base of invoking MCOCA against the accused in the Thane cases,” an official said

Mumbai: Seven students of top architecture institute booked for ragging
Thu, Oct 05, 2017

In a separate case, victim alleges her morphed photo was posted on Tinder

Elphinstone stampede probe: Flower seller said ‘phool gir gaya’, others heard ‘pul’, says police
Wed, Oct 04, 2017

"Around the same time is when a young girl slipped on the stairway leading to a domino effect and ensuing a stampede. Looking to escape, people trampled over one another. Within ten minutes, it was all over"

Open Defecation Free: Solapur police form squads to round up offenders
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

“We have put in place a mechanism called ‘ODF Watch’, where people will be forced, encouraged to use a toilet...,” Devendra Fadnavis said. He also added that by March next year, rural Maharashtra too would be declared ODF

Seizure of demonetised notes: Probe agencies plan to close case against Vaidyanath co-operative bank
Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Sources familiar with the development said the central agencies were likely to give a clean chit to Dr Suresh Advani, a renowned oncologist and Padma Bhushan recipient who along with Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pritam Munde controls the bank. Advani was among those booked in the case.

Mumbai girl died in 2012: Deceased girl’s heart missing; CBI suspects ‘mishandling’
Fri, Sep 29, 2017

Hospital where 19-year-old’s post-mortem was conducted under scanner; forensic laboratory ‘erred’ in findings; agency rules out foul play.

CBI prepares to auction gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s properties
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

Nearly two years after the failed attempt of the Finance Ministry to auction fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim’s properties under the Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Property) (SAFEMA) Act, 1976, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now preparing to auction his properties. The development comes after the TADA court, which recently pronounced the […]

Sohrabuddin encounter: CBI has no plan to contest discharge, trial court may start framing of charges
Thu, Sep 28, 2017

On August 1, the court had discharged then Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad chief D G Vanzara and Rajasthan-cadre IPS officer Dinesh M N, the alleged prime accused in the case.

Gauri lankesh murder: CBI shares Narendra Dabholkar probe details with SIT
Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Dabholkar was shot in August 2013 while returning home from his morning walk in Pune. Lankesh was shot while she was entering her home, in Bengaluru, after getting back from work on the evening of September 5.

Accused in 2006 job scam: Indian national extradited from Singapore
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

The case was followed up by the EOW with the Indian government. In 2013, a Red Corner Notice was issued against Kadir, based on which the Singapore Police arrested Kadir in May this year.

Policemen get training for forensic job
Mon, Sep 25, 2017

Facing staff crunch, FSL training cops with chemistry background who will become assistant chemical analysers, collect evidence from crime scenes