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Mumbai teen forced into prostitution by mother, raped by brother

According to a police official, the girl's mother forcibly married her off to a man in April 2018 though she was a minor, a police official said.

Mumbai: Online classifieds ads’ portal used to dupe people on pretext of offering escort services

Over the last year, several people using the website — a site ptoviding dating, advertising and escort services — have been duped of several thousands, police said.

Bombay High Court vacates state government’s order to attach NSEL assests

The company had approached the high court against the state government’s notifications to attach assets under the Act claiming that NSEL was a commodities exchange for trading between buyers and sellers and not a deposit-taking entity.

Mumbai man held for ‘sexually assaulting’ stray dog

“The incident was brought to our notice by activist Vijay Rangare and people from PETA. We arrested the accused after identifying him,” a Navi Mumbai police officer said.

Mumbai teen detained for rape of sister-in-law gets bail

On July 24, a 30-year-old woman had filed a complaint with the police, alleging that her husband had assaulted her after walking in on her while she was being raped by his younger brother.

Kandivali double murders: Trial begins against Chintan Upadhyay, three others

The first witness in the case was the complainant, who had conducted a search of two boxes found in the nullah on December 12, 2015, and found two bodies in them.

Maharashtra govt to hold door-to-door screening for leprosy, TB cases from Sept 13

According to state government data, cases found through door-to-door screening form 33 per cent of all leprosy cases in the state, suggesting that patients with leprosy symptoms do not seek a doctor themselves.

Mumbai: 19-year-old arrested for threatening to kill Indian cricket team members

In the email, the youth allegedly threatened to kill the players of the Indian cricket team, which is currently on a tour of the West Indies.

Man scales Mumbai airport wall, walks up to plane on main runway

"The pilots had the presence of mind to immediately turn off the engines of the aircraft (A Boeing 737-800) to prevent the man from being sucked in as he came right next to the aircraft," an official said.

Mumbai school for Parsi priests marks 100 years, struggles to stay afloat

The school estimates that it will be required to spend Rs 2 lakh per head for boarding, lodging and educating each student and has sought donations from both Parsis living in India as well as abroad, apart from corporates and organisations.

Mumbai: Conviction of Kenyan drug baron in US set to impact ongoing Ephedrine drug bust trial

A press release by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) stated that Baktash had on August 16 been sentenced to 25 years’ imprisonment for conspiring to import and importing heroin and methamphetamine to the US, among other charges.

Mumbai: To prevent potholes, BMC plans utility ducts on new roads

Said to make roads less vulnerable to potholes by stopping haphazard digging; pilot project to begin in October