Friday, Dec 09, 2022



MCOCA invoked against six-member criminal gang for ‘extorting’ businessman

December 04, 2022 7:08 am

Police have identified the six accused as Yogesh Nagpure (35), the 'gang leader', Pramod Salunkhe (25), Wajid ayyad (25), Mangesh Tamnbe (28), Lakshmansingh alias Hanumanta Tanvar (35) and a woman.

Wanted in MCOCA case, gangsters Marne and Shelar arrested by Pune city police

November 05, 2022 6:55 am

Both are residents of Kothrud area and members of the Gajanan Marne gang. Pune City Police had invoked MCOCA against several members of Gajanan Marne gang in the last month, following their alleged involvement in multiple organised crimes in the city.

Pune: MCOCA invoked against Gaja Marne gang after kidnapping of share market trader, friend

October 13, 2022 9:00 am

Following the probe into the kidnapping case by the Anti-Extortion Cell of the Pune City Police, Senior Inspector Balaji Pandhare had initiated the proposal to invoke MCOCA against the gang of Gajanan alias Gaja Marne alias Maharaj.

Pune: MCOCA against Gaja Marne gang in case of kidnapping for Rs 20 crore

October 12, 2022 9:26 pm

Police have arrested four people and are on the lookout for Gajanan Pandharinath alias Gaja Marne (55) and his nephew Rupesh Marne (43).

‘Overburdened’ Bombay HC adjourns hearing on death confirmation pleas of 7/11 train blast convicts

July 11, 2022 10:16 pm

Sixteen years ago, on July 11, 2006, a series of bombs had ripped through seven western suburban coaches, killing 189 commuters and injuring 824.

Moosewala murder: Pune cops invoke stringent MCOCA against gangster Santosh Jadhav

July 06, 2022 4:01 am

This is the second time Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act has been invoked against the 23-year-old gangster. Probe revealed that Jadhav’s gang went to Madhya Pradesh and procured firearms from people linked to Lawrence Bishnoi.

Valuable right jeopardised,’ HC asks court to re-adjudicate plea against MCOCA charges

May 05, 2022 4:13 pm

Alleged Indian Mujahideen member Mubin Kadar Shaikh argues that the special court did not hear the accused before rejecting their petition as ‘infructuous’, ‘in violation of the provisions of CrPC Sections 227 and 228’.

Court issues warrant against Dawood Ibrahim’s brother in money laundering case

February 17, 2022 2:32 am

Kaskar is currently lodged in jail after being charged under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), following three cases of extortion registered against him by Thane Police in 2017.

MCOCA accused tries to murder attendant who tried to save a customer, arrested

October 28, 2021 5:07 pm

Accused had seen customer splurging money on bar girl and decided to rob him.

Extortion: Delhi Police set to invoke MCOCA against 2 jail officials

September 13, 2021 9:45 am

The two — deputy superintendent Subhash Batra and assistant jail superintendent Dharam Singh Meena — are accused of helping Chandrashekhar run the extortion racket from jail.