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Somendra Sharma

  • Online telephone directory firm alleges data theft by rival

    In a case of possible corporate espionage, a popular online local telephone directory company has lodged a complaint alleging that their business listing data has been stolen by a competitor company. The company has lodged a complaint with Bangur Nagar police. Who have been named in the plaint?...

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 8:11am
  • Juhu woman file case against close friend

    A 30-year-old woman recently filed a case with the Juhu police against a man who allegedly forced her into a physical relationship with him and also filmed an obscene video. The alleged accused is presently at large. The Juhu police registered a case against Nitin Gupta, who, the woman claimed,...

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 6:43am
  • Dockyard building collapse: BMC chief says sec 304 not applicable against civic officials

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has refused sanction to prosecute civic officials arrested in the Dockyard building collapse case. It said charging them for culpable homicide (not amounting to murder and common intention) would be improper. After the Thane Municipal Corporation gave...

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 6:25am
  • Cyber crooks steal credit cards, buy petrol worth Rs 3.06 Lakh

    Three persons working in a private company at Fort were baffled when they were intimated by their banks that their credit cards have been used in petrol pumps in Hyderabad and Pune for transactions collectively worth Rs3.06 lakh. It is then that the trio realised their cards were missing. They...

    Saturday, 20 September 2014 - 5:45am
  • Rs 15.5 lakh siphoned off: Cyber cell nabs Delhiite

    The cyber crime cell of city crime branch has arrested a Delhi resident, Abhijeet Sharma, for alleged involvement in siphoning of lakhs of rupees from the bank account of a Sion businessman. The businessman's firm lost Rs 15.58 lakh from its account last year. Sharma stays in Patel Nagar area of...

    Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 6:30am
  • Central excise men held for giving bogus certificates for jobs

    The Azad Maidan police have arrested two suspended staffers from Centra1 Excise department for allegedly submitting bogus documents to secure a job. The duo had submitted bogus school leaving certificates in 1994 and were working as sipahi with the department until it scrutinised their documents...

    Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 5:55am
  • Now, an authority to police the police

    The state govt has set up the State Police Complaints Authority (SPCA), a body that will keep tab on anti-social activities in the police dept. It would only have recommendatory powers, though. However, a first information report (FIR) can be filed against policemen based on its report. What is the...

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 7:45am
  • Mumbai clerk held in fake medical bill refund scam

    Crime branch cop also an accused

    Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 6:00am
  • Gang held for planning to rob Lalbaugcha Raja devotees

    The Kalachowkie police on Monday arrested six people who were planning to rob devotees visiting Lalbaugcha Raja. The police have seized choppers and chilli powder from the accused. They have also arrested five others in three different cases for allegedly stealing mobile phones of devotees. Those...

    Thursday, 11 September 2014 - 6:20am
  • Dharavi businessman lose Rs 11.5 lakh in lottery fraud

    A Dharavi-based businessman was allegedly duped to the tune of Rs 11.50 lakh by three people suspected to be of Nigerian descent in a lottery fraud case. One of the accused identified himself as a British ambassador, who told the businessman that the money was needed to pay off custom duty and...

    Monday, 8 September 2014 - 6:45am