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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Mumbai Crime Branch


Mumbai: ‘Sim box network’ used to get confidential defence information busted, say Police

May 31, 2020 3:19 am

The Crime Branch conducted raids following intelligence inputs by Jammu & Kashmir’s Military Intelligence (MI) on illegal calls being made to the Army’s civil exchange seeking sensitive information like deployment.

Video clip of burglary at jewellery store goes viral, shop owners on toe

April 24, 2020 3:47 am

Meanwhile, after the video went viral on social media, owners of Sona company, which exports gold and diamonds abroad, checked their unit at Mahakali Caves Road Tuesday to find valuables worth crores missing

Chemical company director held for illegal supply of lethal opioid in Gujarat

July 13, 2019 9:38 am

The matter came to light after four persons were arrested with chemicals worth Rs 1,000 crore from Kalina in December 2018. Salim Dola (52), Sandeep Tiwari (38), Ghanshyam Saroj (43) Chandramani Tiwari were arrested with four drums of Fentanyl.

Mumbai child trafficking racket: Purchased boy under pressure from family to have male child, says accused

July 05, 2019 9:30 am

Of the six arrested, two including Desai, were booked for purchasing children, while four women were arrested for scouting for children and selling them.

Mumbai: Salary not paid, 32-year-old man tries to kill self outside crime branch office

June 24, 2019 12:58 am

The man, Gulab Singh, reportedly worked as a driver for a constable posted at Unit 7 of the crime branch, located in Ghatkopar West. According to police, the constable paid Singh remuneration for his services each month.

Mumbai: Five years later, accident turns out to be murder

March 23, 2019 10:57 am

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Dilip Sawant said that on January 14, 2014, a hit-and-run accident took place in the Wadala area. A tanker ran over a cyclist identified as Iqbal Khan (40), who supplied raw material to bakeries in the eastern suburb.

Mumbai: Five held for cheating bank with forged documents

September 30, 2018 3:06 am

Police said initially it got hold of the mastermind, Kaushik Kumar Nath alias Romi Kapoor, who has cheated several other banks using a similar modus operandi

Andheri fake call centres: Mira Road resident bought data of US citizens, say police

September 21, 2018 2:02 am

Shahu (35), the third person to be arrested, not only purchased the data of the US nationals, but also allegedly converted gift cards taken from the Americans into cash.

Eight drug peddlers held with Nine kg of ganja in Bhandup

August 10, 2018 3:20 am

The accused — six men and two women — had been allegedly selling drugs outside schools, colleges, hotels and restaurants and several residential localities, the police said.

Mumbai: 32-year-old man arrested for sending threat letters to girl

June 12, 2018 5:57 am

The police said the accused Abhijeet Singh, who was a friend of the girl, wanted to get close to her by making these anonymous threats. As per police, the girl would get scared and confide with him about the threats which he felt was helping them get closer.