While the police found the shops bereft of gold ornaments, two teams are allegedly close to tracing the accused in Kerala and Bengaluru. The police also interrogated the staff members, who all claimed innocence.
Special Public Prosecutor Raja Thakare submitted before the court that the manner in which the crime was committed showed the “total depravity” of Debashish Dhara, who was found guilty last week of charges including murder, rape and unnatural offences.
The girl and her mother approached the police on Sunday, over a month after she delivered a child. The police said that the five men, all in their twenties, allegedly sexually assaulted the girl at the home of one of the accused.
On July 1, the Mumbai police crime branch had claimed to have unearthed a racket where children from poor families, especially from Govandi-Deonar area, were sold by intermediaries to childless couples.
The Mumbai Transformation Support Unit was set up in 2005 to aid in the process of transforming the Mumbai Metropolitan Region by advising on and coordinating projects undertaken by the government infrastructure agencies.
Just over three years after Mumbai resident Sheena Bora went missing, the police today arrested her sister Indrani Mukerjea for murder. Indrani is wife of ex-CEO of Star TV Peter Mukherjea and the couple founded INX network. A team of police officers visited her Worli residence and took Indrani into custody. Read the story