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Mumbai: Out of jail, history-sheeter kills his mother-in-law, arrested

September 05, 2021 12:37 am

Upon his release after a three-year jail term, accused Iqbal Shaikh found that his wife had remarried in his absence and grew incensed when her mother refused to reveal her whereabouts.

Elderly woman who went missing in July was killed by daughter-in-law, kin: Pune Police

August 26, 2021 6:57 am

The woman, Sojarabai Jogdand, a resident of Laxminagar in Yerawada, went missing on July 14. After searching for her in areas around her residence, her daughter had registered a missing complaint with Yerawada police station.

Pune: Murder convict escapes from open jail in Yerwada

July 30, 2021 7:25 pm

Investigating officer, Sub-inspector Hanumant Bhosale of the Yerwada police station, said Kharatkar was arrested in connection with a murder case lodged at the Turbhe police station in Navi Mumbai in 2006.

Duo nabbed for bursting crackers outside Yerwada jail

February 11, 2021 7:55 pm

Crime branch sleuths arrested a man and detained a minor from Kalewadi on Wednesday

Yerawada jail to assess medical condition of 'Maoist' seeking bail citing heart ailment

September 19, 2020 11:11 pm

The ATS had recovered a forged PAN card, an Aadhaar card, a massive stock of medicines, and other items from the couple. They are facing charges under sections of the Indian Penal Code and the UAPA.

5 undertrial inmates escape from temporary prison at Yerawada

July 16, 2020 11:32 pm

Inspector Yunus Shaikh of Yerawada police station said, "The five inmates escaped by breaking the grills of the window of their room. Primary observations show that these grills of hostel rooms are not very strong. A search has been launched for them."

Two Yerwada inmates escape from temporary prison, 1 caught

June 13, 2020 10:48 pm

The duo were earlier lodged at the Yerwada Central Prison but, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they were among the inmates who were shifted to the temporary prison.

Pune court acquits two criminals charged with murder of terror suspect inside Yerawada jail in 2012

June 27, 2019 4:39 am

On the morning of June 8 in 2012, Qateel was allegedly strangled to death with a drawstring inside the high security 'Anda' cell of the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune, according to the police at the time.

Prisoner ‘attacked’ by inmate in Pune jail, dies

July 09, 2017 3:24 am

Primary investigation has revealed that eight days ago, Mehkarkar and Dabhade, who were lodged in the same barrack, got involved in a fight over “water falling on them in the kitchen.”

27 inmates at Yerawada mental hospital taken ill, one dies

June 16, 2015 2:09 am

All suffered from bouts of loose motions and vomiting over the weekend.


Film fraternity welcomes Sanju Baba with open arms

February 26, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 26 (ANI): Celebrating Sanjay Dutt's release, Bollywood celebrities welcomed Dutt with open arms. Apart from celebs wishing the actor on social media, many of them, including Sophie Choudry, Shakti Kapoor and R. Madhavan, visited actor's residence to welcome him. Dutt's family and friends, including wife Manyata Dutt and filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, were present outside the Yerwada jail in Pune to receive him on Thursday morning. Dutt was arrested for possessing a prohibited weapon AK 56 rifle under the Arms Act, in the Mumbai serial bomb blast case. Expressing his happiness, actor Shakti Kapoor said he met Dutt and could see drastic change in his behaviour. He further said Sanjay is a versatile actor and he will surely help him in whichever way he needs it.

PIL filed in Bombay HC against Sanjay Dutt's early release tomorrow

February 24, 2016 2:38 pm

Mumbai, Feb. 24 (ANI): With actor Sanjay Dutt set to walk out of Yerwada Jail in Pune on Thursday after serving 42 months under the Arms Act in the 1993 Bombay blast case, social activist Pradip Bhalekar on Wednesday filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Bombay High Court against his early release. Questioning the "special treatment" given to the actor, the PIL, which is likely to be taken up by the court on Thursday, sought the cancellation of the Maharashtra Government's decision to grant him a remission. The PIL urged the court to order the actor to serve his entire five-year sentence.