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Imran Fazal

  • Vasai 'morning walkers' loot cellphones worth Rs 45 lakh

    In a daring crime committed near the office of the deputy superintendent of police in Vasai, three masked men wearing track suits broke into a mobile store outside Vasai railway station early on Monday morning and decamped with cellphones and cash worth about Rs45 lakh. They snapped the CCTV camera...

    Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 6:45am
  • Drunken revelation to bar girl nails Virar jewellery robbers

    A filmy-style theft of gold and silver ornaments worth Rs2.41 crore in Virar went wrong when one of the robbers in a drunken state revealed the incident to a bar girl, and the revelation led to the arrest of four men on Sunday.

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 5:55am
  • Andheri chef beaten and looted, cops decline registering FIR

    A man working as a chef at a renowned hotel was beaten up and looted of his valuables by six men late on Monday night. He was walking to his house in Nalasopara after completing his shift when he was attacked by the group. When he went to report the incident to the Tulinj police, on-duty officials...

    Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 6:10am
  • Mum sentenced to life for killing newborn

    A Nalasopara woman has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Vasai sessions court for killing her newborn son. The woman had attempted to throw the baby in a nullah, but it fell off it. Passersby saw the baby rushed him to a hospital. It died during treatment. The court had examined six...

    Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 5:45am
  • dna impact: Vasai e-tendering scam- 46 tenders scrapped, probe ordered

    Five days after dna exposed an e-tendering scam in the Vasai Virar Municipal Corporation, the civic body has ordered a probe into the malpractice and scrapped several tenders worth crores for various works in Vasai.

    Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 5:40am
  • Palghar girls, once arrested under section 66A, welcome Supreme Court order

    In 2012, college students Shaheen Dhada and Rinu Srinivasan were arrested under section 66 of the IT Act by the Palghar police

    Wednesday, 25 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Scribe assaulted for shooting fire in Boisar

    A television journalist was allegedly assaulted while he was covering an industrial fire that broke out in Boisar on Thursday. The guards of the industry also threatened to throw the journalist into the fire.

    Friday, 20 March 2015 - 6:35am
  • Help this auto driver's little girl stay his little girl

    An auto driver from Nallasopara is facing any parent's nightmare. His five-year-old daughter is suffering from the rare disorder of precocious puberty - a condition in which breasts, bones and organs of a child grow as that of an adult. Sanjay Giri, 34, resident of Triveni Sangam Welfare...

    Sunday, 15 March 2015 - 5:35am
  • Murderer hides after killing watchman, but leaves blood trail

    Around 3 am on Sunday, residents of a Mira Road housing society woke up to the screams of their 55-year-old watchman. They rushed to him and found him in a pool of blood on the terrace, his neck slashed, while the killer was nabbed in the morning as police found blood trails which nailed the 25-...

    Monday, 9 March 2015 - 5:38am
  • 7 stray dogs poisoned in Virar, third case in 3 months

    There seems to be no end to animal cruelty in Virar. For the third time in three months, seven stray dogs were poisoned to death at Bolinj, Virar (West), on Sunday. In all, 20 dogs have died of poisoning in the area since November. The police have made no headway in their investigation, having made...

    Tuesday, 3 March 2015 - 5:30am