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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Pune City Police


Caller posing as govt secy seeks Metro contracts info, Pune police suspect extortion bid

January 20, 2021 1:44 am

The caller identified himself by name as the 'Secretary of the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry' with the central government.

8 MNS workers arrested for 'vandalism' at Amazon office in Pune

December 30, 2020 12:28 am

A court in Mumbai had subsequently issued notice to MNS chief Raj Thackeray, asking him to appear before it on January 5.

Pune: Adulterated' ghee worth Rs 4.49 lakh seized

December 18, 2020 9:10 am

They found nearly 100 tin boxes inside the tempo. When police questioned those inside the tempo about it, a person identified as Shivraj Halmani told police that the boxes carry ghee made from cow's milk.

Five arrested in multi crore BHR scam remanded in judicial custody

December 06, 2020 11:05 pm

A 65 year old retired teacher Ranjana Ghorpade had lodged the First Information Report (FIR) in this case at the Deccan police station in Pune on November 25. As per the FIR, Ghorpade and her sister were duped of over Rs 17 lakh by the accused.

'Pics can be misused': Pune cops ask people to be cautious about 'couple challenge' on Facebook

October 02, 2020 1:56 pm

“Couple challenge is again trending on social media. Just an awareness, these pics may be misused for morphing, revenge, porn, deepfake, etc. related cyber crimes,” tweeted the Pune police.

Pune: Complaint filed over ‘defamatory’ messages against PNG Jewellers

September 24, 2020 6:32 am

According to the complaint filed by Nilesh Kolapkar — an employee of PNG Jewellers on September 18 — unknown persons allegedly circulated messages on WhatsApp, defaming the P N Gadgil Private Limited

Pune: 3 held for ‘possession’ of 130 kg of marijuana

September 19, 2020 12:35 pm

Acting on a tip-off, a crime branch team, led by Senior Police Inspector Rajendra Mohite, laid a trap near Shastri Nagar in Yerwada on Thursday evening to nab the accused, who had come to the area in a four-wheeler.

Pune: 2 booked for illegally raising marks of 178 students of distance learning institute

September 14, 2020 3:13 pm

An FIR in the case has been registered at Pune City’s Cyber police station against two persons, including a former employee of the institute who was part of the re-evaluation process, and a former student.

Man arrested for ‘stealing cell phones, laptops’

September 11, 2020 11:03 pm

Acting on a tip-off, a police team nabbed Devram Narayan Chillavar on September 6. He has been booked under sections 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code.

Scrap dealer from Gujrat also held, engines of stolen vehicles recovered

September 09, 2020 11:44 pm

While probing a theft case lodged with the Chandan Nagar police station, the police investigated videos captured by CCTV cameras around the crime scene.