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1993 Suleman Bakery police firing case: Can’t identify team that went inside, says former cop
Thu, Feb 06, 2020

Then a constable with the Mumbai Police, the witness said that he was standing at a distance from the spot where the policemen entered the bakery and hence could not see them.

Maharashtra CM’s Relief Fund: Doctor denied bail for siphoning off Rs 75 lakh
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

The crime branch has alleged that Nagrale and Mudaliyar, along with other accused, had sent bogus proposals of 64 patients, worth Rs 74.75 lakh, to the office

Bombay HC sets aside trial court order rejecting Areeb Majeed’s bail plea
Wed, Feb 05, 2020

Referring to the “confusion” appearing in paragraphs of the trial court order, the high court has now directed the lower court to hear the matter, while giving it a “fresh consideration”.

6 years after his alleged torture by cops: Minor against whom Mumbai Police filed complaint cleared by JJ Board
Tue, Feb 04, 2020

In its order, the Juvenile Justice Board noted that there was a delay in filing the FIR by the police against the minor, as well as the fact that all the witnesses in the case were policemen.

Maharashtra: Court grants bail to duo caught with 9,000 packets of bhang
Mon, Feb 03, 2020

Bhang, prepared from the leaves of the cannabis plant and water, is consumed in India mixed with lassi or thandai, especially during Holi. In some parts of India, it is available in government-authorised shops with control over its cultivation.

Murder of 1993 blast accused: Court asks CBI to present all evidence, including statements, video sought by Chhota Rajan
Sat, Feb 01, 2020

The CBI has told the court that it did not include this evidence in its chargesheet, as it was an extra-judicial confession made by an accused acquitted in the murder case.

Schools ‘rarely report’ child sexual abuse to avoid stigma, says Mumbai court
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

On February 11, 2016, the six-year-old student had returned from school in a distraught state. She told her mother that she had been sexually abused by the van driver. The next day when she was again abused by the driver, her mother went to the school with the child who identified the man.

Payal Tadvi suicide case: ‘Work out practical solution on plea filed by accused seeking to resume study’
Fri, Jan 31, 2020

Justice Sadhana Jadhav said that she could not take away the fundamental right of the three accused — Hema Ahuja, Bhakti Mehare and Anikta Khandelwal — to appear before the Maharashtra Medical Council of India, which is carrying out a separate inquiry in the matter.

DHFL diverted Rs 12,773 cr to 79 companies through 1 lakh fictitious retail customers: ED
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

According to sources, the ED stumbled upon these allegedly fictitious retail customers and the ultimate beneficiary companies while inspecting the book of accounts of DHFL pertaining to Rs 2,186 crore loan given to five companies.

Skeleton found from Pen in 2012 and one exhumed in 2015 not same: Indrani Mukerjea to court
Wed, Jan 29, 2020

Indrani Mukerjea claimed that while the expert, who conducted the postmortem on the skeleton in 2012 said there was no grey matter found inside the skull and that it was cut open by him for examination, the skeleton exhumed in 2015 had no visible cuts on its skull.

Police team killed in Gadchiroli: Conspiracy to target security forces planned year before 2019 attack, states NIA chargesheet
Sun, Jan 26, 2020

The attack, which was first investigated by the state police, was transferred to NIA in June 2019. Eight persons, who were arrested last June by the Gadchiroli police, are currently in jail.

Bhima Koregaon violence: 24 men to face trial for rioting, charges to be framed in Feb
Sat, Jan 25, 2020

The men who are facing several charges, including assault on a public servant, had filed an appeal against a 2018 sessions court order that had rejected their discharge application and directed the prosecution to submit draft charges.

Mumbai: Man acquitted in molestation case after police fails to summon US national
Thu, Jan 23, 2020

While CCTV footage from the hotel was retrieved that showed the accused had entered the victim’s room, it was not established as electronic evidence by the police, the magistrate’s court that acquitted the accused last week said.

Maharashtra: 2 ‘SIMI members’ granted bail
Wed, Jan 22, 2020

Ejaz Khan (40) and his brother Iliyas (48), were arrested on December 12 last year by the ATS, which said they were members of the banned organisation.

For second time, NBW issued against rape victim
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

The 33-year old, who resides outside the state, had completed her examination-in-chief by the prosecution in February last year. After the NBW was issued against her in August, she appeared before the court informing it that she had been unwell and hence could not appear for the hearing.

In Kolhapur, citizen groups battle price rise with own mutton shop, trigger shutdown by retailers
Mon, Jan 20, 2020

In November, when the retail price rose to Rs 580 per kg, the Kolhapur Mutton Darvadh Virodhi Kruti Samiti, an umbrella body, set up the Samyukta Rajarampuri Mutton Shop that sold the meat at Rs 480 — and continues to do so.

Mehul Choksi fraud: PNB itself victim, cannot be added as accused at this stage, says court
Fri, Jan 17, 2020

“The material on record at this stage shows that Punjab National Bank is a victim in this case and the officers involved in the alleged conspiracy are arraigned as accused,” special judge V C Barde said.

Man gets 3-year jail for sexual abuse of child actor on Delhi-Mumbai flight
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The 41-year-old man, was found guilty under sections pertaining to sexual harassment of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)Act.

Payal Tadvi suicide case in HC: Medical council’s response sought on suspension of accused’s licence
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

In November last year, the accused had approached the HC seeking relaxation in some of the conditions imposed, including not allowing them to leave the city, reporting to the crime branch every alternate day and not entering the BYL Nair Hospital.

Delhi-Mumbai flight incident: Businessman gets 3-year jail for sexual abuse of child actor
Thu, Jan 16, 2020

The 41-year-old man was found guilty under sections pertaining to sexual harassment of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)Act.