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Radhika Ramaswamy

  • Cops net 91 'Tak Tak' thieves in 2 days

    Several gangs in the western suburbs trick motorists at busy junctions to rob them

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:58am
  • Rizvi college case: Anti Corruption Bureau on a sticky wicket

    Three days after two officials of Bandra's Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce were caught by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs50,000 for admission of a student to the BMS course, the ACB is on a sticky wicket.

    Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 6:40am
  • Maharashtra, Mumbai top stolen property lists

    Innovative modus operandi, growing migration, flourishing criminal gangs, increase in value of goods and crowded urbane setting are among the many reasons attributed to Maharashtra being the hot bed for thefts, burglaries and several other property offences. The statistics by the National Crimes...

    Monday, 14 July 2014 - 4:56am
  • Officials get creative in taking bribes in cash and kind

    Online cash transfers, hiding the money in bouquets and dropping off officers at desolate places after transactions are some of the innovative ways police officers take bribes, the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) found out. With ACB increasing the number of traps, police officials are devising new...

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014 - 7:30am
  • Air hostess duped of Rs37 lakh by US suitor she met on shaadi.com

    A Borivli air hostess's search for a life partner went horribly wrong after she was allegedly cheated of over Rs37 lakh by an American suitor she met through a matrimonial website about a year ago. Pinki Contractor, the 35-year-old Borivli resident, has complained to the police that she met the...

    Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 7:05am
  • Two chain-snatchers who paid booty as rent arrested

    The Dahisar police have arrested two wanted chain snatchers who even paid their rent in the form of stolen jewellery and used their landlord's bike to zip around the city and rob people. The landlord, who took them in after they gave up their jobs in Delhi to come to the city in the hopes of making...

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 7:20am
  • Complaints against police attributed to transparency, numbers

    From custodial deaths, corruption, extortion to threats and assault, the number of complaints against police personnel in Maharashtra is at an all time high, next only to Madhya Pradesh. As per the data released by the National Crimes Record Bureau (NCRB), in 2013, a total of 7280 complaints have...

    Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 7:10am
  • Overall, we have seen a decrease in the number of criminal cases and an increase in the detection: Brijesh Singh

    The North region of the Mumbai police that extends from the western suburbs of Goregaon to Dahisar has been notorious for chain snatching incidents, property crimes – including house break-ins and motor vehicle thefts – and crimes against women. However, if the data of crimes over the last six...

    Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • The cab driver who refused to be taken for a ride

    53-year-old Zahir Ansari is a seasoned fighter. And after five years of battling the school's corrupt activities, he has won, but insists there is much more to fight for. "Most of the school's students belong to lower middle class backgrounds. I'm a taxi driver. A lot of us are labourers and...

    Saturday, 28 June 2014 - 7:05am
  • School principal, clerk under ACB radar

    ACB trapped the school clerk accepting Rs 2,000 from the complaint for apparently handing over his daughter's mark sheet and leaving certificate. According to the complainant, the edu dept has received several complaints against the school in the past too

    Saturday, 28 June 2014 - 6:35am

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