The 25-year-old had lied to the police that the child was his daughter before admitting that he had taken her away to make her beg on the streets.
A probe has been initiated by the Crime Branch into the incident.
Sandeep Gadoli, a Gurgaon-based gangster, was shot dead by a team of the Gurgaon police at the Hotel Airport Metro near Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on February 7.
There were 137 cases reported last year from Jan to April.
Victim Prabhakar Desai had written a four-page suicide note, alleging harassment by his “senior and his orderly”.
The Mumbai Police received an email on this subject a few weeks back, on its official email id, leaving senior Mumbai Police officers bemused.
The accused left the girl in an unconscious state and fled. He had switched off his mobile phone since then. He was found staying at Hotel Surya in Baroda city.
On Wednesday around 9.30pm, metal businessman Sanjay Mehta was walking home after shutting his shop in Khetwadi area of Girgaum, said the police.
Three men were arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch while they were allegedly en route to murder a real estate developer in the city’s western suburbs.
They took the driver’s mobile and wallet, pushed him out and fled with the four-wheeler. A case was registered at Pydhonie police station.
Tardeo plot was made part of redevelopment project after it was encroached.
In stations with footfall of a lakh-plus, shoe-shine men play a crucial security role.
According to the notification, only ambulance service vehicles and fire vehicles of government and semi-government services are allowed flashers.
Fitted with GPS, navigator, a surveillance camera, loudspeaker, walkie-talkie and a first-aid kit, these cars have replaced the Mahindra Bolero and Toyota Qualis, which have served the Mumbai Police for years now.
With no proper law governing use of drones and paragliders, the Mumbai police periodically ban them after reviewing apprehensions of misuse.