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Thane: Man held for ‘cheating’ people of Rs 94 lakh

Police said no one doubted him because he was fluent in English, but as soon as he got his hands on the money, he escaped.

NHRC notice to govt over molestation of 14-year-old patient in Thane hospital

Police said that the girl, who was suffering from a neurological disorder, was alone for the day as her parents had to go to work.


Thane: Man posing as doctor held for duping jewellers, shopkeepers

Police said the accused was booked in over 10 cases of cheating in Thane alone and had cases registered against him across Palghar and Mumbai dating back to 2015.

Thane: Packers and movers firm booked for theft

A man had sent his household items through the firm in December 2017 and they never reached the destination, police said.

Thane: Rs 60-lakh temple theft; six arrested in 8 hours

While the six accused were arrested on Sunday night, they were presented before the court on Monday. They have been remanded to police custody till September 12, police said.

Thane: Three arrested for suicide of 17-year-old boy

The boy’s family has alleged that the three men used to harass him and even demand money from him.


Thane girl raped, murdered, 23-year-old arrested

According to the police, the incident took place when the girl’s siblings were in school and she had just returned to her two-room independent house on Friday. Her parents were away at work at a nearby godown.

Sex racket busted, 3 women rescued, 4 arrested in Maharashtra's Thane

Kulkarni said that the four had been charged under relevant sections of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act while the rescued women were sent to rescue homes.

Woman stabbed to death in broad daylight in Thane

A police team rushed to the spot and the victim's body was taken to the Government Civil Hospital for a post-mortem.

Four out of 11 samples of treated water in Ambernath, Ulhasnagar found unfit for drinking, say NGOs

Water being supplied to civic buildings also non-potable, they say

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Thane massacre: Man murders 14 members of his family before committing suicide

In the wee hours of Sunday, a 35-year-old chartered accountant from Thane allegedly murdered 14 of his family members with a knife and then hung himself to death. The deceased include eight children, his wife, his three sisters, and his parents.

Building collapse in Thane kills 9, many more fear trapped

At least 20 families residing in the structure are feared trapped in the debris.