Srinath Rao


Bank of Maharashtra fraud: Accused committed similar crime earlier in Pune, say cops
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Bank of Maharashtra accused 22 residents of Bhayander for hacking its central server in Mumbai and exploiting a flaw in the UPI mobile app to siphon off Rs 1.42 crore from the bank.

Mumbai: Bank server hacked, Rs 1.42cr siphoned off
Mon, Mar 27, 2017

“All the accused had accounts in the bank and downloaded the UPI app and linked their bank accounts to it,” said inspector S. V. Shetye, of Navghar police station.

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

Forged passport: Kashmir man held at Mumbai airport
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

According to the police, the man, Riyaz Ahmad Wani (29) flew to Mumbai from Muscat, Oman, late night on March 17 and was caught by an immigration official.

Mumbai: Private bank security guard accidentally fires gun, kills colleague
Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The incident took place outside a branch of Kotak Mahindra Bank in MIDC, Andheri East at 11.10 am.

Mumbai man held for posting ‘morphed image of Yogi Adityanath’
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

The accused, Rinku Gupta, was booked for hurting the feelings of a community and placed under arrest by the Pant Nagar police.

Mumbai: Woman deported 13 years after she flew to Canada on fake passport
Mon, Mar 20, 2017

Placed in custody of Sahar police station, her lawyer claims she was cheated by travel agent

Fake passports: British nationals say agents duped them
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

With the British nationals allegedly unwilling to co-operate with the investigation, the police are awaiting a response from the British High Commission, which has been communicated about the arrests.

Drunk flyer arrested from Mumbai airport for ‘misbehaviour’
Sat, Mar 18, 2017

The flyer, identified by the police as Kolshewadi, Kalyan resident Darshan Hathnolkar (32), flew in from Dubai on a SpiceJet flight early Thursday morning.

Four Sri Lankans held at CSIA with fake Indian passports
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The eight accused were later arrested and produced in court. They have been remanded in police custody for two days.

Nashik man who duped investors arrested in Mumbai
Fri, Mar 17, 2017

The accused, Vinod Patil, the director of Nashik-based House of Investment, had been absconding after investors there filed a criminal complaint against him.

Keeping Mumbai Police’s fleet of over 4,000 vehicles moving 24×7
Wed, Mar 15, 2017

“The mobile canteen will take food to police personnel on bandobast duty across the city,” said Atul Patil, Additional Commissioner of Police, Motor Transport.

Mumbai: Two held for duping builder of Rs 4.5 lakh
Fri, Mar 10, 2017

An FIR was registered, and the police found that the phone number and bank account used by the accused were registered with a fake name and address.

BEST drivers not public servants, will prosecute matter as regular cases: Police
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

Senior police officials said while BEST employees were not called very often, the undertaking was still expected to send its employees when a request is made.

Bhulabhai Desai Road: In memory of Congress lawyer who defended the INA’s soldiers
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

The road is synonymous with the historic Breach Candy Club, the shopping establishment Amarsons and at its northern end, the Mahalaxmi Temple.

Maharashtra: 2 years on, runaway teen traced to Bihar
Fri, Mar 03, 2017

A school dropout, the boy, who lived with his family in Bandra East, had run away from home on February 23, 2015. His family registered a missing person’s complaint a month later, after they failed to find him.

One-year experiment from March: Nutritionist aims to bring Mumbai cops into shape
Thu, Mar 02, 2017

The plan, which was started as a pilot in the western suburbs last October, focuses on helping the police cut down on obesity, acidity and insomnia.

Maharashtra: Two women held for robbing NRI
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

The police then arrested their boyfriends, Abid Shaikh (24) and Khursheed Shaikh (26), who live near Gilbert Hill.

Maharashtra: 20 yrs of winning awards, as policeman and poet
Wed, Mar 01, 2017

Ramesh Avhad, attached with the Bhandup traffic police department, was among the 12 to win the annual Shaheed Nandkumar Gokhale awards.

One-year experiment from March: Nutritionist to bring Mumbai cops into shape
Mon, Feb 27, 2017

The state of the Mumbai Police’s health came into the spotlight after commentator Shobha De tweeted a picture of Daulatram Jogawat, and captioned it “heavy bandobast,” in an attempted barb at the Mumbai Police.

BMC Elections 2017: Dynastic politics in play; big leaders’ kin emerge victorious
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

Neil Somaiya, the son of MP Kirit Somaiya, won in Mulund’s ward 108.

TMC Elections 2017: Thane, the only black spot for BJP as Shiv Sena wins majority
Fri, Feb 24, 2017

While the Shiv Sena emerged as the single largest party in the previous civic body elections, this is the first time that it has managed to win 67 out of 131 wards.

Mumbai: Stolen gold returned after 3 days, search on for thief
Thu, Feb 23, 2017

The robbery is suspected to have taken place on the intervening night of February 14 and 15 at Faisal Building, near Habib Hospital in Dongri.

Mumbai: Railway police launch calendar in a bid to improve its image
Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Some of Talan’s pictures include familiar locations such as Churchgate, Mumbai Central, Andheri, Sandhurst Road, Karjat and Turbhe stations.

Maharashtra: Tour guide held for hacking businesswoman’s Instagram account, cheating her of Rs 3.5 lakh
Thu, Feb 09, 2017

The man befriended the 49-year-old businesswoman on Instagram a year-and-a-half ago. The police said the duo would text each other regularly but never met in person.

From fish tanks to dogs and cats, resident pets make life easy at police stations in Maharashtra
Wed, Feb 08, 2017

Take the case of an aging cat and dog that had been lovingly adopted by the then senior inspector of Shivaji Nagar police station in Govandi in 1996.

Biometrics, face scanners to replace registers across Maharashtra police stations
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

While the NCRB possesses digital records of criminals, AMBIS is currently under execution by state governments.

Vile Parle physiotherapist murder: ‘Accused a Peeping Tom, entered victim’s home as it was unlocked’
Sat, Feb 04, 2017

The Vile Parle police probed the murder along two lines — whether it had been committed by a person known to the woman or by someone who broke into her house, officers said.

Mumbai: Man held at airport for forging date of birth on his passport
Fri, Feb 03, 2017

The man, Abdul Majid Munshi, had flown to Mumbai to catch an Air India flight to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for employment, the police said.

Mumbai: Year after stopping man from ending life, constable wins President’s Medal
Thu, Feb 02, 2017

The award is meant to honour acts of bravery. The brave policeman has built his career on taking risks to save lives.

Mumbai: Canada police officer trains traffic cops
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Satyanand Gaitonde, a detective and Close Protection Officer with the Canada Police, has been training personnel in at the Byculla Traffic Training Institute for two weeks now.

Mumbai: Cops on trail of suspect ‘close to deceased’ in Bhayander double murder
Mon, Jan 30, 2017

Neighbours in Sonam Saraswat building in Bhayander called the police Saturday afternoon and reported a foul smell coming from the home of Dipika Sanghvi.

Hooch tragedy not on Malvani voters’ minds
Tue, Jan 24, 2017

Hooch claimed 106 lives in Rathodi, Kharodi, Laxmi Nagar slums in 2015. But voters are now more concerned about water supply, toilets, drains.

Mumbai: New towing vans take a fancy to hot wheels
Mon, Jan 23, 2017

Cops can now act against violations by high-end vehicles without the fear of damage

The streets have a story: Meet the man who has made Mumbai’s landscape his business
Sun, Jan 22, 2017

Behind every road, galli, deadend and highway in Mumbai, is a man who has made the city’s landscape his business. Meet Abdulla Jam, whose maps Mumbai Police has trusted for over 25 years.

Odisha schoolgirl runs away from home to meet Varun Dhawan
Wed, Jan 18, 2017

With the girl leading the police on a chase around the city, the Odisha Police flew the girl’s parents to Mumbai three days after the girl went missing.