Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

Social Service Branch


Sex rackets run using addresses of defunct structures, say police

July 07, 2014 4:28 am

Contact numbers listed by ‘escort services’ in advertisenments are under police scrutiny

Body of missing man found headless on terrace of Chembur flat

February 26, 2014 1:15 am

An officer with the RCF police said the possibility of a family dispute was being probed as the motive.

Sewree bar sealed for running prostitution racket

March 16, 2013 3:16 am

FOLLOWING a raid on its premises last year for operating an alleged prostitution racket,police Thursday sealed Orchestra Bar and Restaurant in Sewree for a year.

Judges appointments need review: Law Minister

April 17, 2014 11:56 am

Union Minister for Law and Justice Ashwani Kumar Saturday said a broad consensus was being built to streamline the process of appointment of high court and Supreme Court judges.

Mumbai ‘moral cop’ Dhoble shifted

September 17, 2012 4:23 am

Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Vasant Dhoble,known for his late-night raids on bars and restaurants in Mumbai,has been transferred from the Social Service Branch and moved to the city suburbs as ACP,Vakola division

11 girls rescued from brothel

September 06, 2012 7:18 am

The Social Service branch of the Mumbai police raided a brothel near Kennedy Bridge in Grant Road and rescued 11 girls on Wednesday evening.

CM: Trying to sort out Mumbai’s nightlife

August 31, 2012 1:44 am

Over the last year,Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble of the Social Service Branch has repeatedly raided hotels and bars in what many criticised as moral policing.

New CP cuts moral policeman Dhoble to size

August 24, 2012 5:55 am

On his very first day as Mumbai’s Commissioner of Police,Satyapal Singh cut to size the profile of Vasant Dhoble,the assistant commissioner of police known for his raids on bars in the city,by withdrawing the special dispensation his predecessor had allowed to Dhoble’s Social Service Branch.

Flesh trade: 36 girls rescued from Delhi

August 16, 2012 1:43 am

Thirty-six girls from Mumbai allegedly being sent to Dubai and Bahrain to be forced into the flesh trade were rescued by the Social Service Branch of the Mumbai Police from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi.

Malad bar raided,32 arrested

July 08, 2012 6:18 am

As many as fourteen girls were rescued and 32 persons including customers were arrested by the Social Service (SS) Branch of the Mumbai Police from a bar in Dindoshi in Malad (West) on Friday night.