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Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act


MCOCA invoked against 10 accused of hotelier's murder in Uruli Kanchan

August 10, 2021 9:49 am

Assailants on two-wheelers attacked the hotelier with sharp weapons when he was sitting outside his hotel, police said.

Pune: Wanted in 13 cases of cheating and land grabbing, 'RTI activist' on the run arrested

July 07, 2021 8:49 am

Police have identified the accused as Ravindra Laxman Barhate, known to be an RTI activist.

Pune: MCOCA invoked against two chain snatchers, jeweller who bought robbed ornaments

June 10, 2021 9:09 pm

Police have identified the main accused as Deepak Parshuram Mali (22) from Mundhwa, and his two aides, Mukesh Salunke (19), also from Mundhwa, and Samrat Bhati (19) of Chandan Nagar. They were arrested during an investigation into a chain snatching incident in Pashan area.

MCOCA invoked against 'gangster' Bandu Andekar, 15 aides

March 10, 2021 10:49 pm

A press release issued on Wednesday by police said Andekar and 15 other accused were involved in the alleged attempt to murder of rival gang member, Omkar Gajanan Kudle (21), on February 21.

Pune: 'Gangster' booked for submitting fake medical certificate before special MCOCA court to seek bail

February 24, 2021 9:50 pm

Inspector Vinayak Gaikwad lodged an FIR in this case at Shivajinagar police station on Tuesday. Police have identified the accused as Nilesh Baswant, who is a resident of Upper Indira Nagar.

Pune: Booked under MCOCA, 2 men escape from police custody

February 17, 2021 9:53 pm

Police said the duo, identified as Chandrakant Lakshman Lokhande of Phaltan and Pravin Prahla Raut of Indapur, were among those who had opened fire and looted ornaments worth Rs 17.32 lakh from Balaji Jewelers at Kapurhol village in Bhor, in broad daylight, in August last year.

Day after release, gangster arrested for creating a ruckus in Pune

February 17, 2021 7:42 am

This comes hours after the 54-year-old criminal and his aides were booked for holding a procession and bursting crackers on Mumbai-Pune Expressway, police said.

MCOCA invoked against gang that killed undertrial within 2 hours of his release on bail: Pune Police

February 13, 2021 9:03 pm

Kasabe, who was an undertrial in an attempt to murder case, was released from Yerawada Central Prison on temporary bail due to the Covid-19 pandemic, at around 9 pm on May 27, 2020. But within two hours of his release, he was brutally murdered, allegedly by a rival gang led by Akash Vasant Kanchile (20).

Gangster Chhota Rajan convicted in extortion case

January 04, 2021 11:18 pm

The complainant in the alleged extortion case is a builder based in Navi Mumbai who had stated that he had received a demand of paying Rs 26 crore between August and October 2015.

Jail security audit gets under way across state

April 20, 2015 3:01 am

Move follows security lapses; police to submit weekly report on security scenario of jails in their jurisdiction.