Sagar Rajput

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Maharashtra ATS makes sixth arrest in 129-kg drug haul case

On September 10, ATS arrested five persons — Naresh Maskar (28), Jitendra Parmar (45), Abdul Razzak Kadar Shaikh (47), Irfan Badar Shaikh (43), and Suleiman Jauhar Shaikh (28).

Mumbai: Railways official booked for molesting junior

In her complaint to the police, filed last week, the woman has alleged that the officer had been harassing her since December 2018.

Mumbai: Man pushes 3-year-old from window, police probe if case is of human sacrifice

Chugani was arrested on Saturday soon after the incident. He is currently booked under charges of murder and Colaba police said it was likely they would book him under the Anti-Superstition and Black Magic Act.

Daughter tips off Mumbai cops, gets mother among four arrested for abduction

The police on Sunday raided a brothel in the city and arrested four persons, including the women, who had allegedly kidnapped the girl in 2011 from a railway station.

Mumbai rains: Road, rail traffic crippled

Thousands of suburban railway commuters suffered on account of the suspension of and disruption in services from Thane to CSMT on the Central Railway (CR) and Andheri to Churchgate on the Western Railway (WR). Nearly 40 long distance trains were cancelled.

Mumbai: 34-year-old dupes two, arrested for 104th time

The Tilak Nagar police, which made the arrest, said that Dafale alias Deepak Patil (34) has 104 cases registered against him in three states and had been arrested in each case. He had been booked on charges of murder, attempt to murder, extortion, theft and cheating since 2007.

Hunt on for woman who duped many by posing as astrologer in Powai

The woman allegedly visited the residences of the victims and duped them on the pretext of helping them overcome financial problems or even conceive a child, said police.

Father booked for assaulting, inflicting burn injuries on 3 children over 18 months

According to police, the accused, who runs a public toilet in central Mumbai, began assaulting his children after his wife left him one-and-a-half years ago allegedly due to constant physical and mental harassment, and married someone else.

Fitness trainer arrested in POCSO case for assaulting teen during exercise

The accused allegedly started touching her inappropriately and when she confronted him, he told her that he did so to improve her form, said the officer.

Mumbai: Navy personnel cheated of Rs 7.5 lakh by woman he met on Facebook

Trivedi had befriended the woman, who gave her name as Sofiya Paolinho, on Facebook messenger and given her his phone number.

Mumbai: Man arrested for sending obscene messages to woman

Police identified the accused as Sachin Keshav Lokhande, a BCom graduate from Raigad district. Lokhande works at a catering company in Saki Naka area in Andheri. He was arrested after the 20-year-old woman registered a police case.

In Mumbai, 50-year-old lawyer held for taking exam in place of I-T officer

The police identified the income tax officer as Rishikant Javkar (48) and the lawyer as Sunil Patil. Javkar aspired to become a superintendent and was due for promotion, for which he had to clear an examination, the police said, adding that as he wasn’t confident, he sent Patil to appear for him in the exam.

Mumbai: 11 graduates held for cheating in SSC exam in Powai

The arrests took place on Tuesday, when candidates from across India started gathering at the examination centre at IT Park in Powai. Several microphones, SIM cards and bluetooth collar devices have been recovered from the accused, said police.

Maharashtra Police deradicalisation project: Safety net, skills training, bank loans

As the ongoing series in The Indian Express showed, after speaking to officials and individuals part of the programme, the deradicalisation programme has helped pull back 120 youth, including six women, from the brink of jihadi recruitment.

Maharashtra Police deradicalisation project: Core curriculum step by step

As the ongoing series in The Indian Express showed, after speaking to officials and individuals part of the programme, the deradicalisation programme has helped pull back 120 youth, including six women, from the brink of jihadi recruitment.

‘First’ case in Maharashtra under new Act: 35-year-old booked for giving triple talaq on WhatsApp

On November 30, 2018, after a heated argument, the man allegedly texted her the word ‘talaq’ thrice on WhatsApp. He then called her up and uttered ‘talaq’ thrice over the phone as well.

Maharashtra ATS’s deradicalisation programme: Families help police pull young men back from brink

Family first responders, Confidentiality is “sacred to the programme”, said officers. “Even today our neighbours are not aware that my son went through a counselling session for a month. It was that secret,” said his father.

Maharashtra ATS’s deradicalisation programme: ‘I realised Allah didn’t want me to sacrifice my life to make him happy’

Much of the programme is under wraps so The Indian Express spoke to several officers who run it, individuals who were put through it and their families to piece together the story of how police turned counsellors working with a hastily put-together roadmap with a clearly defined goal.

In-laws harassed, used casteist slurs: Mumbai Dalit man

Complainant claimed he had been in relationship with a Brahmin for last 10 years and had married her in February

Mumbai: 13-yr-old fakes kidnapping to distract parents from his poor geography score

Realising the boy was lying, sources said police confronted him with the CCTV footage, following which he revealed he did it to avoid