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Pune crime branch


Pune: Five pistols, nine cartridges recovered from two history-sheeters

April 14, 2019 4:54 am

Acting on a tip-off, a Crime Branch team laid a trap and nabbed a history-sheeter, identified as Manoj Vilas Dhotre (34), in Swargate area on April 8. During a search, police said they recovered a pistol and two live cartridges from him.

Pune: Two prostitution rackets busted, cops ‘rescue’ minor, 1 Indian, 3 Thai women

April 12, 2019 4:16 am

In the first case, acting on a tip-off, a police team raided a spa in eastern Pune, where three women from Thailand were rescued. The owner and his accomplice were charged with exploitation under the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act (PITA).

On duty in UP, Pune cop dies of heart attack

April 12, 2019 3:53 am

Police said Ajay Mhetre had gone to Nepal to probe a case and was on his way back when he lost his life in Uttar Pradesh. He had joined the police force in 1988 and became a sub-inspector after passing the competitive examination in 2013.

Pune: Gang stealing vehicles busted, five arrested

May 17, 2016 9:00 am

The arrested are Saurabh Shinde (19), Pankaj Shinde (22), Ravi Patil (20), Vanesh Subhash (20) and Rohidas alias Rohit Suryavanshi (23).

Dabholkar murder: Pune police arrest two persons hiding at feast venue in Goa

December 07, 2013 11:56 am

The suspects are said to be sharp shooters hailing from Mumbai.

No basis to doubt Hindu extremists,Pune cops tell HC

November 30, 2013 1:54 am

Oppose transfer of probe to NIA,say the crime doesn’t come under the central agency’s purview.

Mumbra building collapse: Absconding accused arrested

October 21, 2013 1:52 am

Pune crime branch arrested Mohammed Isa Kuddus Chaudhary,the builder accused in Mumbra building collapse,from Nigdi on Sunday.

Juhi murder case: Police file chargesheet against Kundra

February 05, 2012 12:34 am

The Pune crime branch on Friday filed a chargesheet against Anushree Kundra (39) before a magistrate court in Pune Cantonment accusing her in the murder of Juhi Prasad (25),fiance of her ex-boyfriend Nimesh Sinha (27).

City Briefs : Sex racket: Three arrested

January 20, 2012 1:36 am

Sleuths from the social security cell of the Pune crime branch have arrested a 36-year-old pimp who was on the run for the past few years in seven cases registered under the Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act.