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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Sagar Rajput


Mohan Delkar had been depressed, tense, says bodyguard
Wed, Feb 24, 2021

Nandu Wankhede said, “He was visibly tense over the last few days. He never told us what exactly he was going through, but we could make out while talking to him that he was depressed.”

Mohan Delkar, MP from Dadra & Nagar Haveli, found dead in Mumbai hotel room
Tue, Feb 23, 2021

Police said his body was found hanging from the ceiling fan at around 2 pm and a note running over four pages, written in Gujarati, was recovered from his room.

Mumbai Police gets custody of Ravi Pujari
Sun, Feb 21, 2021

However, Pujari’s lawyer Dilip Sequeira will appeal against the order in the Karnataka High Court. He said, “Will be challenging the order in the High Court as it is not in consonance with the extradition order passed by the Senegal court.”

From taxi driver to fake cop: Man arrested; I-card, uniform seized
Sat, Feb 20, 2021

Vijay Ghundre went to extraordinary lengths to lead a parallel life after he failed to achieve his childhood dream of joining the force.

Greta Thunberg Toolkit case: Lawyer Jacob, her aide move Bombay HC for bail
Tue, Feb 16, 2021

Jacob's lawyer mentioned the matter before Justice P D Naik and sought urgent hearing after a Delhi Police team went to her home in Mumbai on February 11.

Police book victim’s mother for turning hostile
Mon, Feb 15, 2021

An investigator under the condition of anonymity said, “As the sections are non-cognizable, we will not arrest the woman. We will seek permission from the court and submit a chargesheet.”

Mumbai: Fire in engine room of offshore vessel; one officer suffers 95% burns, three missing
Sun, Feb 14, 2021

One crew member, who worked as an electrical officer, sustained 95 per cent burn injuries and is undergoing treatment at Masina hospital, officials said. Officials also said due to excessive heat and smoke, they were unable to enter the engine room where the fire started.

Mumbai: One arrested for stealing Rs 20 lakh from bank, deleting CCTV footage
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

When one of the bank officers approached Vile Parle police station five days after the theft and narrated his plight, police asked the bank to lodge an FIR. However, the bank declined and police did not pursue the case.

Ahead of V-Day, city cops asked to increase patrolling at colleges, parks to prevent untoward incidents
Fri, Feb 12, 2021

The officials said there was a possibility that right-wing organisations and political parties may hold protests, during which they often “harass young couples”. Mumbai Police have received instructions to ensure that such incidents are prevented, said officials.

Company lodges police case after fraudsters promise jobs, dupe many
Sat, Feb 06, 2021

As they received a third complaint, company officials then displayed a message on their official website as well as in the newsletter to beware of fraud.

Mumbai: Mother of Social Justice Minister Munde’s children say not allowed to meet them for 3 months
Thu, Feb 04, 2021

Earlier in January, the woman's sister had filed a rape complaint against Munde but had subsequently withdrawn it.

Mumbai traffic police receive 1,388 body cameras
Wed, Feb 03, 2021

The traffic authorities, who are yet to distribute the cameras to its men, said there are 34 traffic divisions across Mumbai and each division will be allocated at least 30 body cameras depending on the traffic load.

14 months after man went missing, his body found in car inside well in Nashik
Mon, Feb 01, 2021

Around 9.30 am on Saturday, the car was found inside a 50-ft deep well at Panchale-Pangri road in Sinnar. The MIDC Sinnar police station received a call from a farmer informing that a car has been found floating in his farm's well.

Two held for duping man on pretext of job at Mantralaya
Sun, Jan 31, 2021

The duo would wander around Mantralaya, click pictures with different state ministers and use them to gain confidence of their targets

Two men arrested for molesting mentally challenged woman: Police
Sat, Jan 30, 2021

The two asked her to accompany them under the pretext of giving her a birthday present. “The accused took her to a secluded area near a stable where they allegedly started touching her inappropriately,” said an officer.

DSP booked for ‘rape’ of 31-yr-old woman officer working under him in Mumbai
Fri, Jan 22, 2021

The case was registered on Wednesday after the woman, an assistant inspector, lodged a complaint. According to police, the incident took place when the accused DSP, who is a graduate of Maharashtra Police Service Commission, was posted as a division assistant commissioner of police in Mumbai.

Two snipped scenes in Tandav mark govt’s entry into OTT space
Thu, Jan 21, 2021

While several OTT shows have been accused of offending religious sensibilities or maligning political personalities earlier as well, the complainants had either gone to court or filed an FIR before the government’s stand was sought.

Memories of a road or a tree, social media photos: How Thane Police helped reunite 2,302 missing kids with families
Tue, Jan 19, 2021

An administrative decision made by the Thane Police in mid-2014, to start a Child Protection Unit (CPU), is now paying dividends as 2,302 children have been reunited with their parents since 2018.

Mumbai: Cop injured after nylon manjha slits his throat
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

Police said, "We have started checking CCTV footage and are approaching residents of nearby buildings to check who all were flying kites in the past week, so as to zero down on a suspect."

BJP, MNS leaders file harassment complaint against woman who accused Dhananjay Munde of rape
Fri, Jan 15, 2021

While the BJP has been demanding Munde's resignation, the allegations of a honey trap attempt made against the complainant by a BJP leader may have given Munde some breathing space for now.

Mumbai: Call centre that posed as finance firms and defrauded loanees busted, 11 arrested
Thu, Jan 14, 2021

According to the police, the fake call centre, which is based at Kailash Esplanade in Ghatkopar, started operating in April after the nationwide lockdown was announced by the government. The scam came to light in December after a 61-year-old man was duped of Rs 39,200, police said.

Mumbai: Cops to keep an eye on sale, use, storage of nylon manja
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently took up a suo motu PIL on the issue of nylon manja (kite string) after recent incidents, in which people were injured, and in one case a woman died after her throat was slit by a nylon manja used as a kite string.

Makar Sankranti: Mumbai police to keep an eye on sale, use of nylon manja
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

The Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently took up a suo motu PIL on the issue of nylon manja (kite string) after recent incidents in which people were injured, and in one case a woman died after her throat was slit by a nylon manja.

Maharashtra: Man drives into dam while following Google Maps, drowns, says police
Tue, Jan 12, 2021

The incident took place around 1.45am on Sunday, when the driver was driving two men for a trek towards Kalsubai, Maharashtra's highest peak.

Mumbai: Foreign cigarettes, worth Rs 3.24 cr, seized at port
Mon, Jan 11, 2021

Officials said that 18,00,000 Gudang Garam cigarette sticks were being illegally smuggled into India through an import container from Dubai. Following a tip-off, DRI officials had on Thursday intercepted a container at the port.