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Mumbai Police Crime Branch


Mumbai: Three arrested for running fake call centres, duping US nationals

October 17, 2020 10:42 pm

The fraudsters, police said, would pretend to be calling in relation to selling “pharmaceutical products” and make unsuspecting customers install some software on their computers using which they would be cheated.

Five held for abduction of city-based businessman

October 15, 2020 10:02 am

An officer said that on Sunday evening, when Rakesh Pandey stepped out of his four-wheeler near Dindoshi bus depot, he was apprehended by three men in masks. They forced him into their vehicle and fled.

Man from Pune held for making derogatory remarks against leaders on social media

October 13, 2020 9:57 am

The Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Monday arrested a man from Pune for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh and other leaders on social media.

Mumbai: Man arrested for cheating Mumbai resident of Rs 1.12 crore

January 01, 2020 5:55 am

The accused, a godman, was arrested by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch (unit 9) on Saturday. The police suspect Shetty, along with two others, had cheated many people.

Mumbai: 23-year-old man prints fake Indian currency note at home, arrested

October 31, 2019 10:45 am

The accused, Omkar Bhoir, is a graduate student in Mumbai University and works as a delivery agent for a popular portal. The police said Bhoir claimed that on three occasions, he received payment in fake currency after delivering orders.

Nigerian national held with fake passport in Mumbai

August 16, 2019 9:46 am

The accused, Ndukwe Fidelis Ibe, was deported from India in 2015 for overstaying. Subsequently, a Look Out Notice was issued against him.

Payal Tadvi suicide: Bombay HC disallows crime branch plea seeking further custody of accused

June 06, 2019 1:05 pm

The Mumbai Crime Branch, which is investigating the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi, had challenged a special court order sending three doctors arrested in the case to judicial custody.

Medical student suicide: CM Devendra Fadnavis hands over probe to Crime Branch

May 31, 2019 1:30 am

So far, the police have recorded statements of several junior and senior doctors of Nair hospital, who, contrary to what the accused had alleged, have claimed that Tadvi was good at her work. However, the three accused have alleged that it was the poor quality of work done by Tadvi which made them scold them.

Mumbai: Eight held for forging bail sureties

October 27, 2018 4:43 am

Deputy Commissioner of Police Dilip Sawant said they have a list of people who have managed to secure bail through the help of this gang. “We will verify this,” he added.

Mumbai: Man arrested for blackmailing doctor with morphed photos

October 15, 2018 2:52 am

The accused, Mohammad Tabish Malik, a resident of Jogeshwari, had befriended the doctor in October 2017 while working at a mall in Taif city in Saudi Arabia.