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‘Debit card cloning’: Mumbai cop loses Rs 39,000
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Darade said in his statement that on February 5, he withdrew money from an ATM at Bandra’s Hill Road, after which he fell victim to the suspected card fraud

Mumbai: Two bikers follow Justin Trudeau’s convoy, perform stunts
Wed, Feb 21, 2018

The two were identified as Fakkhar Mohommad Haneef Ansari (18) and Mohommad Ansari (20), both Dharavi residents

After Bombay HC rap: Police chief warns officers against using mobile phones on duty
Sun, Feb 18, 2018

No ‘fancy’ shoes, wear seat belts and helmets, force told

Woman held for fleeing with fish worth Rs 8 lakh
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

The police said Nijap collected fish worth Rs 8 lakh from Thoti over five days by promising to help expand her business and fled.

Man held for duping vintage car owner
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

Senior police inspector Vinod Kamble from Malabar Hill police station said the investigation in the case is ongoing.

Nearly 19 months after 78-year-old was found with her throat slit, crime branch hopes to crack case
Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Police inspector Sanjay Nikam will investigate the murder, having been recently transferred to the Crime Branch after he and his team successfully nabbed Sajjad Mughal, convicted in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case, nearly a year after he jumped parole.

Police bust ‘phishing racket’, one arrested
Sun, Feb 11, 2018

The accused, identified as Vikashkumar Das, was nabbed from his residence. Police said the accused has been working with his two uncles, identified as Subaldas and Ranjitdas, and his friends — Gurmeet Kanta Singh, Subhashdas and Laxman Sharma.

Seedfund’s Mahesh Murthy held for sexual harassment
Sat, Feb 10, 2018

Confirming the arrest, Khar police said Leading angel investor Mahesh Murthy, who had obtained anticipatory bail in the case, was later released after completion of “some paperwork”.

Mumbai: Man on furlough jumps to death at Mantralaya
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

Even as police found a note in the pocket of the man, identified as Harshal Raote, they are still examining whether he committed suicide or accidentally fell to his death in the central courtyard of Mantralaya.

Michael’s misal-pav: the family stall that takes care of hunger pangs of night owls
Fri, Feb 09, 2018

A resident of Mulund, Varun Ghatani, said: “My personal favourite is taripav, and whenever I go out with my friends for night-outs, I see to it that I visit Michael and eat taripav.”

More mishaps but fewer deaths on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, shows data
Wed, Feb 07, 2018

 For faster coordination, the police teams have been making use of the messaging application WhatsApp, along with using walkie-talkies, officers said.

Director of CKP Group alleges extortion; 2 held
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

‘Accused sought Rs 1.5 crore’; hunt on for ‘mastermind’

US national among 10 robbed in December; 2 bikers held
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

An officer said, “The two consumed alcohol in a bar at central Mumbai following which they started snatching mobiles from Worli and they went on till Kalachowkie.”

Mumbai: Police recover Rs 4.2 lakh stolen from oncologist’s home
Wed, Jan 31, 2018

The police have arrested one of the three who allegedly stole the cash and have recovered the stolen money.

Death of 32-year-old in MRI room: Told him to carry oxygen cylinder to MRI room, says ward boy
Mon, Feb 05, 2018

Police said the ward boy, Vitthal Chavan, has said in his statement that he had asked Maru to carry an oxygen cylinder into the MRI room, while helper Sunita Surve looked on.

Death In MRI Room: ‘He vanished in a second…his body had bloated up and turned black’
Tue, Jan 30, 2018

Rajesh Maru was declared dead when he was taken to the hospital’s emergency ward. Lanjrekar, Chavan and Surve have told investigators the incident took place in seconds and they are not aware how Maru got pulled inside the main MRI room.

Mumbai: 13-year-old boy says ‘sexually harassed by masked man’ thrice in school
Fri, Jan 26, 2018

The incident came to light after the boy’s mother spotted a chocolate inside his school bag. The boy then reportedly revealed his ordeal and said the chocolate had been given by the intruder.

Mumbai: Eighty-year-old arrested for ‘raping’ eight-year-old girl
Thu, Jan 25, 2018

“The accused would roam around in the area and sleep on the road. Owing to his age, local residents gave him a small space in their storehouse to stay... The locals would also give him food to eat,” an officer from the RAK Marg police station said.

Mahalaxmi Racecourse: Cab driver arrested for posing as police officer, demanding money from bookies
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Police identified the accused as Santosh Mahadev Sawant, a resident of Kannamwar Nagar in Vikhroli. The accused was reportedly a frequent visitor to the Mahalaxmi Racecourse, where he bet on horses.

In Mumbai, 30-year-old arrested for ‘harassing’ former employer
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

The police said the case had been registered on January 11, after the complainant approached the Gamdevi police station, along with her family members.

The Legends of Bombay Bards: Bicycle tours, late night stories: 2 engineer friends offer city an alternative nightlife
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

The duo offer bicycles to those who need them for the ride, but also welcome people who wish to ride their own bicycles.

19-year-old aspiring model from Surat ‘duped’
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Accused posed as ‘casting directors from Balaji Telefilms’

Soap bars delivered in place of electronic items purchased online; four arrested
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

An Amazon spokesperson said, “As India’s most trusted online marketplace, we take incidents of fraud seriously. A case has been reported at the Bandra police. Local police have taken charge and we are extending all support or information that they need.”

Mumbai: Two chain snatchers arrested
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Mohinuddin Shaikh (35) and Atif Shaikh (28) are residents of Kurla and Nalasopara, respectively and they met near Byculla station and commit crimes.

Six injured in leopard attacks in Mulund
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Animal captured in three-hour operation, sent to Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Chopper crash: ONGC officer’s 6-yr-old daughter thinks ‘father injured, admitted in hospital’
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

Pankaj Garg was among the seven on board the Pawan Hans helicopter that crashed in the Arabian Sea near Uttan, off the Mumbai coast, on Saturday morning.

Kamala Mills Fire: Hotelier’s arrest led police to absconding pub owners
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

After Vishal Karia was booked for culpable homicide, kin came forward with information on movements of Sanghvi brothers and Abhijit Mankar, say police

Man arrested for ‘harassing’ ex-cricketer’s daughter sent to police custody till January 11
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

The police said the accused had been calling at the ex-cricketer’s residence since the last week of December, threatening to kidnap the girl. During the phone conversation, the accused said that he would marry the former cricketer’s daughter.

Man held for threatening to kidnap ex-cricketer’s daughter
Sun, Jan 07, 2018

The police said since the last week of December, the accused had made several calls to the landline number at the cricketer’s residence.

Kamala Mills fire: Toilet in which 14 died was illegal, Owner to cops
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

The toilet became a death trap for 13 customers and one staff member who had taken refuge in it.

Mumbai: Branded shoes for Rs 500 if you don’t mind the odd hours
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

Though the lane is located in the heart of South Mumbai, it’s also known as Andheri Bazaar, not after the suburb of the same name but because it functions in the darkness when Mumbaikars are still fast sleep. 

Maharashtra bandh: Young faces of protest shock many
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Maharashta Bandh: The issue of children participating in the Dalit protests, especially in stone-pelting incidents, has begun to draw attention after a video of a boy, barely four or five years old, walking on a street in Pune with a stone in either hand surfaced.

Maharashtra bandh: Elderly on wheelchair stranded in Powai
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

Around 100 protesters were allegedly present at the spot. The police claimed that the mob was damaging vehicles while returning after the ‘rasta roko andolan’ was called off.

Mumbai artist, lawyer murder: A two-year hunt continues even as the trail goes cold
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

Rajbhar, prime accused in the Hema Upadhyaya murder case, has been on the run for two years now.

Kamala Mills fire: 24 hours earlier, police found pub fire exit blocked
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Tarpaulin sheds, rooftop cooking, was ‘a tinder box waiting to burst’

Kamala Mills fire: Midnight she turned 28, celebrated with her family, died an hour later
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

“There were no plans for the party. Khushbu, who was turning 28 on Friday, and her husband Jayesh decided suddenly that they could not bring in her birthday without a celebration. So she called up several friends including Kinjal, a relative, who also lost her life in the blaze”