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

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

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

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

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

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.

Mumbai: Police use drones to locate Kirti Vyas’s body

After a search operation for almost 48 hours, the Mumbai Crime Branch on Wednesday employed two drones to locate the body of Kirti Vyas (27), allegedly disposed of at a nullah near a cinema house in Wadala.


Extortion case registered against father of accused in Nashik arms haul case

According to a source, the Nashik police were studying the case to see if the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) could be invoked against Badshah.

3 held for duping 100 young cricketers

According to the police, Barate, the mastermind of the racket, had started a “sports club” in 2013 and managed to get an affiliation for it with an IPL team.

Mumbai: 2 more held in call centre scam

The accused were produced in a local court and remanded in police custody till December 2.

Sanjay Saxena to head Mumbai Crime Branch

In 2014, Saxena was named as the head of Force One, a unit set up after the 26/11 terror attacks in Mumbai.