Mohamed Thaver

Mohamed Thaver is a Special Correspondent and reports from Nariman Pt., Mumbai

Articles By Mohamed Thaver

Verdict in, but dance bars will not re-open any time soon, say Mumbai Police

The rules governing dance bars, passed by the state government in 2016, will now be discussed once again after the copy of the Supreme Court order is received, said sources in the home department

Chembur: FIR against 5 flat buyers in builder suicide case

Sanjay Agarwal (57) had been involved in a redevelopment project on 10th road in Chembur that had been delayed causing some people who had purchased flats in the project to file complaints against him.

UBI fraud: Banker inspired by plot of crime novel, say police

The alleged fraud went on from 2012 to 2018 till one of the top managers of the bank found that four cards were making payments way above their credit limit.

Whistleblower in kidney racket busted at hospital found dead: Mumbai Police

Sunder Singh (28) was running a pav-bhaji and vada-pav stall in Diva besides doing odd jobs, including as a waiter, in the months that followed the investigation into the kidney racket. He had donated his right kidney to a Gujarat recipient in April 2016 for Rs 55,000 after his employer at a Grant Road-based video parlour allegedly lured him to illegally donate his organ.

Lamington Road: An electronics hub loses battle to e-commerce

For the over 200 shops along Lamington Road, major customers are now those looking for specialised technical tools that are not easily available online, or those making bulk orders.

Engineer duped of over Rs 2 lakh by ‘Spanish woman’ he met on social media

The fraudsters did everything from sending staged photographs to tinkering with a caller ID app to ensure that the 36-year-old did not once suspect he was being cheated.

Mumbai: Accused splurged on clothes, electronics, shoes, 4-wheelers, jet-setting across globe

During the course of investigation, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police (Wadala division) Santosh Walke, the police found that Nabarun Majumder was made the head of the credit card section in Mumbai in 2012.

Maharashtra: Tribunal dismisses pleas filed by contract workers

The employees from the cybercrime and tape authentication wing of the FSL had filed an application, demanding that they be allowed to continue in service and their jobs regularised.

Mumbai: Rs 19 crore traced to Hong Kong account

According to a complaint lodged on October 5, fraudsters hacked into SBM’s SWIFT payment system and attempted to transfer Rs 147 crore to various bank accounts internationally.

Diamond merchant’s murder: Accused was arrested in rape case on December 7

The duo went to a diagnostic centre, where it was revealed she was past the period for a safe medical termination of the pregnancy. Following this, Pawar started shouting at her, threatening to kill her and commit suicide himself, the police said.

Deleted CCTV footage, fake number plates: How accused in diamond merchant’s murder tried to hoodwink police

The police have said that Udani was murdered as he tried to get close to the live-in partner of Sachin and a monetary dispute of around Rs 2 crore between Udani and the accused.

Diamond merchant’s murder: Cops recover diamonds of his missing ring, ladies watch from gym of arrested constable

“The recovery of articles belonging to Udani from Dinesh’s gym will act as strong evidence,” a senior police officer said.

Mumbai: Three more arrested, accused tried to honey trap diamond merchant a month ago as well

Investigations have revealed that a deal of Rs 2 to Rs 3 crore between Sachin and Udani had gone sour. Sachin is believed to have wanted to shoot a video of Udani in a compromising position with a woman, which could be used to blackmail him later.

Diamond merchant murder in Mumbai: Another man arrested, may have located spot to dump body

Udani had gone missing on November 27 after he left his chauffeur driven car on the Eastern Express Highway. A missing complaint was registered by his family members on November 28. While his body was found on December 4, the family members identified Udani on Friday.

Mumbai merchant murder: Accused had accompanied 57-year-old’s family to police station to register case

The Ghatkopar police on Saturday arrested Sachin in the murder case and also named a suspended police constable Dinesh Pawar as an accused.

‘Smothered with cake’: Minister’s former PA, suspended cop held for Mumbai trader’s murder

The accused have been identified as Sachin Pawar (37), a BJP member and former personal assistant of state Housing Minister Prakash Mehta, and suspended constable Dinesh Pawar (27), who was arrested in a rape case on December 7.

Jack of many trades Sachin Pawar: BJP worker, event manager

Sharp, good at networking, Sachin Pawar was a director in 4 production houses

Accused motivated by idea of Hindu Rashtra: Chargesheet

The ATS is the third agency after the CBI and the Karnataka SIT to name the Sanatan Sanstha in a chargesheet. While the CBI has named the Sanstha in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, Karnataka SIT has named the organisation in its chargesheet in the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh.

Kalbadevi Road in Mumbai: Cloth market on this road played a part in Swadeshi movement

Apart from the Hindu and Jain temples located on the road, the stretch is also famous for steel utensil shops and the Swadeshi market, which played an important role during the Swadeshi movement.

Mumbai: Tribunal quashes ACP’s transfer order, reinstates him

ACP Rajendra Trivedi, earlier posted in Sion division, had challenged the order transferring him to the Local Arms Unit of the Mumbai Police on August 7.