Sagar Rajput

Articles By Sagar Rajput

Mumbai: In pursuit of stolen helmet, man manages to get FIR lodged after four months

With Anik Shah continuously pursuing the case, the Samta Nagar police on November 11 registered an FIR on charges of theft against an unknown person, for a helmet worth Rs 1,000.

Mumbai: 1,340 cases disposed, action sought in seven

The authority started functioning after the Supreme Court ordered all the states to form a special body to hear complaints against police personnel.

SPCA recommends action against two IPS officers based in Mumbai

A retired additional general of police, P K Jain, who is also an SPCA member, said, “When police officers refuse to register an FIR or in cases where there is no development in an investigation, residents tend to approach their seniors, and even after that if there is no proper action, then these DCPs and high-ranking officers become part of the complaints.”

Bid to speed up challan recovery: Traffic dept in talks with IRDA

The traffic authorities have planned to share the details of pending e-challans of registered vehicles with insurance companies, who in turn, would help them in recovering the fines when a traffic offender tries to renew insurance.

Mumbai: Stepfather held for sexual assault of minor girls, mother booked

Police said the girls, aged 13 and 15, took their cue from a crime show on sexual assault and came forward to report the abuse they were facing for months.

Mumbai: Two booked for duping Iran national of Rs 2.9 crore

The police said that complainant Mohamed Surk, a resident of Tehran, had approached the Iran Embassy initially, following which a case was registered at Dadar police station last Saturday.

Five policemen suspended over ‘custodial death’ of 26-year-old man in Mumbai

While his family members and friend have alleged that he was beaten to death in police custody, the police have claimed that he was not assaulted and died while he was leaving the police station after being released.

‘Cong, NCP should combine (forces), make Pawar leader’

Mumbai’s only Samajwadi Party MLA Abu Azmi, who won from Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar constituency for the third time, tells The Indian Express why ally Congress is losing its importance and why he thinks (NCP chief) Sharad Pawar should have been the face of the opposition alliance in Maharashtra.

Maharashtra elections: 5,500 students volunteer, assist elderly & physically challenged voters

An official said that such work would help inculcate the importance of voting among the students and also teach them the virtue of helping others. The EC had chosen students from Class IX to XII for the work.

Drug menace, open defecation: Sena hopes to cash in on locals’ anger to unseat Azmi from Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar

The only time that Sena had stood victorious in Mankhurd Shivaji Nagar constituency was in 1995, when party leader Ratnakar Narkar was elected from the seat. This time, Sena workers believe, their candidate Vitthal Lokare, a local, will be victorious.

Ram Kadam interview: ‘Mumbai has more trees per sqkm than New York or London’

As incumbent BJP MLA Ram Kadam sets his eyes on a hat-trick this Maharashtra assembly election, he tells The Indian Express that a statement he made last year about “kidnapping girls” was misunderstood by the people.

Maharashtra: Asked CM to give me an opportunity to serve, he gave me a ticket, says Parag Shah

A sitting corporator from ward number 132 in Ghatkopar (east), Parag Shah replaced Prakash Mehta — the incumbent state Cabinet minister for housing department and MLA from Ghatkopar (east) — as the alliance candidate for the October 21 Assembly elections.

In Mulund, it is BJP’s #Mihir4Mulund vs MNS’s door-to-door campaign

While Mihir Kotecha has a devoted social media team that works towards popularising #Mihir4Mulund on Twitter, the 45-year-old has also prepared a “photo template” and is reaching out to local “influencers”, urging them to endorse him on Facebook.

Aarey: Arrests mark new turn in way police deal with civic protests

This time, it appeared that the police wanted to make an example by arresting some of the protesters, so as to prevent more people from reaching the spot and a possible snowballing of the situation.

Mumbai: 38-year-old woman duped of Rs 82 lakh

The police said the woman, who has filed for a divorce, received a request from one Vikram Mohan on a Marathi matrimonial website on February 24, 2018.

Amid ‘alert’ in Mumbai, sniffer dogs grounded for 3 days without transport

Police officers said that for the first time since they assumed duty, eight dogs comprising the Goregaon unit of the Mumbai Police dog squad had to skip work as they were waiting for a ride.

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.