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  • Sub-inspector suspended for lending his police cap to accused

    Lending a police cap to a suspect in a cruelty to wife case proved costly for a police sub-inspector (PSI) of Bandra police station. The suspect, who clicked a picture with the cap, showed the photograph to his wife, who then brought the matter to the notice of senior officers. Following this, the...

    Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 7:45am
  • Victim gave Sunil Paraskar Mont Blanc pen, Longiness watch

    A 26-year-old model, who has alleged that Deputy Inspector General Sunil Paraskar raped her causing embarrassment to the Maharashtra police, has claimed in her First Information Report (FIR) that the senior cop coerced her into giving him luxury gifts. Dna accessed and has a copy of the model's FIR...

    Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 7:25am
  • NRI woman conned by cyber crook

    The Agripada police are on the lookout for an unknown person who allegedly duped an NRI woman to the tune of Rs4.97 lakh by procuring her net-banking details and siphoning money from her account, pretending to be a bank official. The money siphoned was used to book air tickets online and do...

    Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Bawdhankar family bought South Bombay flat worth crores for Rs 25 lakh: ACB

    A discreet ACB inquiry against decorated police inspector Hemant Bawdhankar and his wife regarding acquisition of a sprawling 1,425 sq ft flat in upmarket Gamdevi area has revealed that the flat, the ready reckoner value of which is Rs 2.88 crore, had been bought by the Bawdhankar family for just...

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 7:40am
  • Man held for allegedly duping a Mumbai Coin Society member of Rs1.16 lakh

    The Kalachowky police on Saturday arrested a man from Gujarat for allegedly duping a member of Mumbai Coin Society (MCS) to the tune of Rs1.16 lakh on the pretext of providing him three rare notes. When the victim was given the notes, he realised that they were counterfeit. The arrested person has...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:46am
  • Charkop businessman held for sending woman porn through WhatsApp

    The DB Marg police on Saturday arrested a 29-year-old businessman from Charkop for allegedly sending a pornographic video clip to a housewife through WhatsApp. The suspect, identified as Alpesh Mehta, claimed he had randomly received the woman's number, police said. According to the police, the 41-...

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:37am
  • Man walks up to cops, says he carried out July 10 Pune blast

    A youth from Jammu & Kashmir showed up at the Azad Maidan on Thursday, claiming himself to be a member of Hizbul Mujahideen and that he and his associates had carried out the blast in Pune on July 10. Three people had been injured in the low-intensity blast.

    Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 8:00am
  • Cyber fraud skims card data of 11 in Andheri ATM

    In what could be termed as the perfect crime, a man covering his face with a handkerchief and wearing a helmet entered an ATM booth in Andheri (West) and, with the help of a skimmer device, which was already fitted, managed to get card details of 11 customers, withdrawing Rs 2.60 lakh. The accused...

    Friday, 18 July 2014 - 7:35am
  • Kalyan youths planned their Iraq visit in 2013, agencies

    The intelligence agencies suspect that the four Kalyan youths, who are now in Iraq have joined the terrorist organisation Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The agencies also believe that they had planned their visit in 2013. The police suspect that these youths were radicalised via online...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 7:00am
  • After questionable investigation, ATS stokes another controversy

    If questions about the credibility of its probe into the Malegaon blasts were not enough, the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad on Monday stoked another controversy by opposing the discharge applications of nine Muslim youth. The state probe agency had drawn a lot of flak over its arrest of the...

    Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 6:25am

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