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Divyesh Nair

  • Blast accused refutes 'phoney' raid at Arthur Road jail

    A recent raid in the Arthur Road prison during which 42 mobile phones were found has recently come to the fore, not through the police, but a 1993 blast case accused. The police on the other hand had a different story to tell, saying that only four phones were seized, along with a tablet and cell...

    Saturday, 18 October 2014 - 7:15am
  • Jailbird don set to walk free soon

    Three years after he was deported from Bangkok with a lot of fanfare by the Mumbai crime branch, underworld don Santosh Shetty is on the verge of being a free-man. Earlier this week, Shetty was discharged by the Bombay high court in the sensational murder of advocate Shahid Azmi. On Thursday,...

    Friday, 17 October 2014 - 6:30am
  • Crime branch traces man who created NSEL-related page on Facebook

    Mumbai crime branch on Monday traced a 53-year-old man from Haji Ali who had created a Facebook page 'NSEL Investor's Forum', which had used the Indian emblem as its logo. A case was registered with the crime branch after a city lawyer complained about it and also alleged that the members of the...

    Wednesday, 8 October 2014 - 6:15am
  • Cops find Sion doctor's selfie on phone used for filming colleague

    A selfie by Dr Vipul Chaudhary, a resident medical officer at Sion hospital, turned out to be highly expensive. Chaudhary is accused of filming a lady doctor while she bathed in her hostel bathroom in Sion hospital on October 2. According to Sion police, just moments before Chaudhary was trying to...

    Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 6:25am
  • RMO held for filming doctor in bathroom

    The Sion police on Thursday arrested a 25-year-old resident doctor from Sion hospital for allegedly filming a 28-year-old woman doctor when she was taking bath in the ladies bathroom of the hostel. The accused was caught red-handed by the victim. The police said the accused, Vipul Chaudhary,...

    Friday, 3 October 2014 - 6:50am
  • Maharashtra Elections 2014: Bookies foxed by multi-candidate contests, reluctant to take bets

    The sudden jump in the number of candidates in the state assembly election following the split in the two major alliances, has multiplied the uncertainty of the result to such an extent that bookies believe it would be better they refrain from accepting bets on the outcome. This time each of the...

    Friday, 3 October 2014 - 6:40am
  • Man promises friend contract for Supreme Court website, gyps him of Rs 23L

    A simple case of forgery and cheating has forced the Central government to intervene and ask the Mumbai police to do a suo moto investigation. The accused in the case registered at Navghar police station forged stamps, documents and the national emblem seal of none other than the Supreme Court to...

    Saturday, 27 September 2014 - 5:50am
  • Supreme Court's guidelines on encounters: Mumbai cops have mixed reactions

    While former cops have welcomed the guidelines issued by the Supreme Court, former encounter specialists of Mumbai police have said that considering the recent rise in underworld activities, policemen would not be taking any "chances" to train guns on criminals due to the stringent guidelines. The...

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Now, a disproportionate assets case against Sunil Paraskar

    The police on Monday recorded the statement of suspended Deputy Inspector General Paraskar in the departmental inquiry conducted against him. Police commissioner Rakesh Maria had ordered Joint Commissioner of Police (Administration) Vivek Phansalkar to conduct the inquiry to probe if Paraskar has...

    Tuesday, 23 September 2014 - 6:35am
  • Mumbai police forms special squad to maintain order around Bakr-EId

    Monday, October 6, will see people feasting on biryani, kebabs and other delectable dishes, for Bakr-Id is set to fall on that date this time. In the days leading up to the sixth day of October, there will be large vehicles like trucks laden with goats, sheep and other animals being taken for...

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 5:30am