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  • Malad woman's assailant also tried to kill her teenage daughter: cops

    Investigations into the murder of 32-year-old Shagufta Khan, wife of bookie Sonu Jalan, have revealed that her assailant Arvind Gupta, 24, had tried to strangulate her 13-year-old daughter also as she saw him in the house. The girl, who is also the complainant, however, freed herself from Gupta and...

    Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 5:05am
  • 3 held for kidnapping businessman in June; police yet to trace him

    City crime branch sleuths have arrested three people for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of a 65-year-old businessman and demanding ransom from his family. Though the victim was reportedly kidnapped in June this year, he has not been traced yet, the police said. From where were the...

    Friday, 14 November 2014 - 6:00am
  • Byculla woman falls prey to cyber crooks through Facebook

    A 50-year-old woman from Mazgaon was recently exposed to the ugly side of social media, when a man, along with two women, duped her of Rs25,000 on the pretext of marrying her. The Byculla police are on the lookout for the three accused identified as Daniel Williams, Mariana and Sunita Devi. A...

    Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 5:55am
  • Juhi Chawla's businessman husband Jay Mehta duped of Rs3.41 lakh

    Businessman and actor Juhi Chawla's husband Jay Mehta recently registered a complaint with the Malabar Hill police, saying someone illegally accessed his credit card information and used it to do transactions worth Rs3.41 lakh in Australia and Helsinki. “Juhi Chawla's husband Jay Mehta has lodged a...

    Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 7:30am
  • Man fakes own kidnap, demands ransom from wife to visit prostitutes

    Desperate to fund his habit of visiting prostitutes, a Girgaum resident staged his own kidnap to extract money from his wife. But the plan fizzled out when the Crime Branch cracked the case and tracked him in 36 hours. The man, however, turned out to be luckier than he would have ever imagined,...

    Wednesday, 12 November 2014 - 6:15am
  • Traffic cops want speed-breakers on JJ flyover

    In a bid to curb instances of accidents at JJ flyover, the traffic branch of the city police have requested Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) to install rubber speed-breakers. On Saturday, two persons, including a woman, had lost their lives after the motorcycle they were...

    Monday, 10 November 2014 - 6:19am
  • Hate campaign against Aamir Khan's show: Cops display acting skills to nab suspect

    This act by the Mumbai police is going to leave superstar Aamir Khan mighty pleased. A team of cops from the city recently nabbed a man allegedly involved in a smear campaign against the actor's issued-based show Satyamev Jayate. The police displayed excellent acting skills as they zeroed in on...

    Monday, 3 November 2014 - 7:15am
  • Man held for duping ATS officer of Rs 24 lakh

    The Kalachowike police on Saturday arrested a man for allegedly duping an officer from the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) to the tune of Rs24 lakh on the pretext of a property deal. The arrested person has been identified as Dilip Kulkarni, 48, a businessman and resident of Kankavli in Sindhudurg.

    Monday, 3 November 2014 - 6:45am
  • Banker alleges rape by colleague, lodges complaint

    A 31-year-old banker has lodged a complaint of rape against her colleague with VB Nagar police station alleging that the accused made video recording of their intimacy and threatened her. The woman is married and was having an extra marital affair. According to police sources, the woman, a Byculla...

    Saturday, 1 November 2014 - 5:50am
  • Tailor held in Shivaji Nagar minor rape and murder case

    As an example of thorough investigation, the city crime branch and Shivaji Nagar police have jointly cracked the murder of a 12-year old girl who went missing since last Saturday and was found murdered in Bainganwadi area of Govandi the next morning. Who is the accused? The police have arrested 20...

    Wednesday, 29 October 2014 - 7:25am