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  • Man held with cache of arms by Mumbai crime branch

    The city crime branch sleuths on Monday arrested a 28-year-old man from Madhya Pradesh, on alleged possession of five pistols, magazines and 30 live cartridges. The man was supposed to get a call from the supplier of weapons from MP, informing him about recipient of the cache of arms. But since his...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:05am
  • Committees formed to provide protection to witnesses in criminal, serious offences

    In a significant move to ensure that witnesses involved in important criminals cases, including terrorism, are protected, five committees have been formed. These are at districts level, police commissionerates level, Anti-Terrorism Squad level, Crime Investigation Department level and the Director...

    Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 8:10am
  • Youth held for stealing jewellery worth Rs30 lakh from employer's shop in Mumbai

    The LT Marg police have arrested a 22-year old man for allegedly stealing jewellery worth Rs30 lakh from the office of his former employer in south Mumbai. A CCTV camera at the crime spot had captured suspect Hitesh Jain in the act which ultimately led to his arrest on April 12. According to the...

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 9:15am
  • Postal employee molested by colleagues on way home in Mumbai

    The MRA Marg police have arrested a postal department employee for allegedly molesting a 50-year old postal assistant near the Chatrapati Shivaji railway terminus. The police are on the lookout for another employee who is said to have been involved in the offence. The police gave the name of the...

    Monday, 14 April 2014 - 7:25am
  • Job interview call? Beware of fraudsters

    Con call – Nattily dressed woman held for duping job aspirants posing as HR manager of reputed companies

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 - 9:05am
  • The two culprits passed question paper to 24 students through WhatsApp

    Investigations into the case of the leaked TYBcom Marketing and Human Resource question paper have revealed that the two students, who had been arrested, had passed on the paper to 24 others through WhatsApp messenger service. The police have seized the mobile phones of all these 24 students,...

    Saturday, 12 April 2014 - 8:35am
  • Photocopies of leaked exam paper, cash recovered from accused

    The Mumbai crime branch, which is probing the TYBCom paper leak case, on Thursday recovered cash from the homes of the accused, which a student had allegedly given them as payment for the question papers. The student had allegedly sold the same papers to others for a profit. The police have also...

    Friday, 11 April 2014 - 9:20am
  • Man who wrote defamatory post on Aamir Khan 's show traced to Kerala

    In a major breakthrough, the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell of the city crime branch managed to trace the person who had allegedly written a defamatory post that is said to have led to the smear campaign on social networking sites against actor Aamir Khan and his show Satyamev Jayate. The 48-year-...

    Thursday, 10 April 2014 - 7:15am
  • Two more papers could have been leaked: Police

    The police believe two more question papers may have been leaked. On April 4, the economics paper of TYBcom was leaked and two students and two Kalyan college officials were arrested. The Mumbai police's crime branch that is investigating the matter went through the CCTV footage of KM Agarwal...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 9:55am
  • Nigerian in cop net for trying to dupe businessman

    The Matunga police recently arrested a 37-year-old Nigerian national who was part of an international phishing fraud syndicate. The syndicate was attempting to dupe a film producer-cum-builder by making him pay Rs3.72 lakh in order to pocket US dollars 48 million. According to the police,...

    Wednesday, 9 April 2014 - 9:10am

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