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‘Dizzy’ Bhujbal in ED custody for two days

The ED has found the Bhujbals floated bogus firms in the name of their driver, accountants, clerks and family friends to siphon off money, which cost the state exchequer approximately Rs870 crore

While the ED has accused Sameer Bhujbal of masterminding” the scam, they are probing if he was influenced by Bhujbal senior.(HT FILE)
Published on Mar 16, 2016 12:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah & Pratik Salunke, Mumbai

Abu Jundal says wrongly arrested in Aurangabad arms haul case

Taking the defence of mistaken identity, Abu Jundal alias Zabiuddin Ansari has moved an application before a court that he was falsely implicated by the state anti-terrorism squad (ATS) in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case.

File photo of Abu Jundal, one of the handlers in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, being taken into the crime branch custody in Mumbai.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Mar 07, 2016 11:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

I was anxious about the whole incident, so I returned to Mumbai: Sanjay Dutt

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt walked out of Yerawada jail on February 25, after serving 42 months in prison in the 1993 bomb blasts case. The complete text of Sanjay Dutt’s confession to the police in 1993.

Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt who was released from Pune's Yerwada Jail after completing his jail term addresses a press conference in Mumbai, on February 25.(IANS)
Published on Feb 26, 2016 10:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Khwaja Yunus custodial death: 4 cops move court to reframe charges

Four police officials facing trial in connection with the custodial death of Sayyed Khwaja Yunus moved the sessions court on Monday to reframe the charges levelled against them

Published on Feb 22, 2016 07:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Sheena’s emails to close friend reveal harassment by Indrani in 2009

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is in possession of the email exchange between Sheena and Sanjana Phukan Raktim which reveals that Sheena’s relationship with Indrani, already strained, worsened further after Indrani learnt about her relationship with Peter Mukerjea’s son Rahul.

Indrani Mukerjea had allegedly harassed and opposed Sheena Bora’s relation with Peter Mukerjea’s son Rahul Mukerjea, the emails reveal.(Photo courtesy- Sheena Bora's Facebook page)
Updated on Feb 19, 2016 11:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Peter Mukherjea faces murder, conspiracy charges in Sheena case

The CBI filed a charge sheet in a Mumbai court against former media baron Peter Mukerjea, arrested in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.

Indrani Mukerjea and her husband Peter Mukerjea are in Mumbai Police custody for allegedly murdering Sheena Bora and disposing her body in Raigad in 2012.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Feb 17, 2016 07:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Year after 26/11, LeT planned to attack another city, reveals Headley

David Coleman Headley told additional sessions judge Govind Sanap during his testimony on Friday that he had received a mail mentioning the plan from his LeT handler Sajid Mir on July 10, 2009. “There is an investment plan, not in Rahul’s city, but at a place nearby,” read the mail sent by Sajid Mir to Headley.

(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 14, 2016 12:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari and Charul Shah, Mumbai

Pakistan’s investigation into 26/11 attacks was a farce: Headley

Friday’s testimony of Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley revealed that the investigation done by Pakistani agency, Federal Investigation Agency in November 26, 2008 (26/11) attacks on Mumbai was nothing short of a farce

Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley revealed that the investigation done by Pakistani agency, Federal Investigation Agency in 26/11 attacks was nothing short of a farce(FIle Photo)
Updated on Feb 13, 2016 11:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari & Charul Shah, Mumbai

Bal Thackeray, National Defence College on LeT hit-list: David Headley

David Headley, the accused-turned-approver against Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal, the prime accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case, also revealed that there were plans to assassinate Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray.

David Headley said on Friday Lashkar-e-Taiba hd planned to assassinate Bal Thackeraya and attack National Defence College in Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Feb 12, 2016 07:27 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari and Charul Shah, Mumbai

Lashkar-e-Taiba had plans to attack Siddhivinayak Temple: Headley

The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) planned to attack the famous Siddhivinayak temple and a conference of defence scientists at an iconic Mumbai hotel a year before it targeted India’s financial capital in 2008, the outfit’s operative David Coleman Headley told a city court on Tuesday.

The Siddhivinayak Temple in Mumbai was in the cross hairs of the Lashkar-e-Taiba, David Headley has revealed.(Kunal Patil/HT photo))
Updated on Feb 10, 2016 01:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari and Charul Shah, Mumbai

ISI funded LeT for 26/11 terror strikes in Mumbai: Headley to court

LeT members had planned to attack a conference meeting of Indian defence scientists to be held at Taj Hotel in Mumbai

Combination photograph of Hafeez Saeed and David Headley
Updated on Feb 10, 2016 12:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari and Charul Shah, Mumbai

26/11 attacks case: Headley deposes before Mumbai court via video link

Headley was for the first time produced before the Mumbai court on December 10, 2015, when he said he was ready to depose and turn approver in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack trial, if he was granted pardon.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Feb 08, 2016 11:25 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

26/11 attacks accused Headley to depose before Mumbai court tomorrow

David Coleman Headley would depose before a special Mumbai court on Monday and reveal the sequence of events and planning behind the 26/11 terror attacks, said senior public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam.

David Headley is one of prime accused in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case.(PTI File)
Updated on Feb 07, 2016 09:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

NIA crackdown reveals arrested Mumbra man is chief of ISIS India wing

The nabbing of Muddabir Mushtaq Sheikh from Mumbra, a suburban Thane district, as part of the countrywide crackdown against the Islamic State (ISIS) that led to the arrest of 14 people, has brought to the fore the systematic recruitment process and the al Qaeda-like hierarchical structure of the terror outfit in India, leaving the central and state agencies worried

The nabbing of Muddabir Mushtaq Sheikh from Mumbra, a suburban Thane district, as part of the countrywide crackdown against the Islamic State that led to the arrest of 14 people, has brought to the fore the systematic recruitment process and the al Qaeda-like hierarchical structure of the terror outfit in India, leaving the central and state agencies worried
Updated on Jan 25, 2016 08:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByPresley Thomas and Charul Shah, Mumbai

Trial in Khwaja Yunus custodial death case likely to begin in Feb

Earlier this week, the court rejected an application filed by four policemen accused in the case, seeking a stay on the trial. Sachin Vaze, Rajendra Tiwari, Rajaram Nikam and Sunil Desai had moved the court last April

Published on Jan 16, 2016 01:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Stain on khaki: Mumbai cop held for raping 10-year-old

According to the police, Ambekar had separated from his wife, and was in a live-in relationship with the girl’s mother. Ambekar used to allegedly assault the girl in her mother’s absence

Published on Dec 30, 2015 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah and Aritra Hazra, Mumbai

CBI told to produce Chhota Rajan in court in J Dey murder case

A special MCOCA court has slammed the CBI, which has been asked to investigate cases against gangster Chhota Rajan, for no progress in the investigation of journalist J Dey’s murder.

A special court has slammed the CBI, which has been asked to investigate cases against gangster Chhota Rajan, for no progress in the investigation of journalist J Dey’s murder.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Dec 28, 2015 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Sheena’s grandparents changed their will 6 days after murder

Six days after the murder of Sheena Bora, her grandparents changed their will, bequeathing most of their properties, which were earlier assigned to Sheena, to her brother Mikhail, as they disapproved of Sheena’s relationship with Peter Mukerjea’s son Rahul.

Updated on Nov 25, 2015 11:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

A week before murder, Sheena had planned a trip with Indrani

A week before Sheena Bora was killed allegedly by her mother and INX Media cofounder Indrani Mukerjea, she had asked Indrani to plan a weekend trip to Nagpur, so she could spend some time with her, show the email exchanges between the duo, included in the CBI charge sheet, which has been accessed by HT.

Sheena Bora (left) and Indrani Mukerjea are seen in this combination photo prepared from Sheena's Facebook page.
Published on Nov 25, 2015 10:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Peter Mukerjea in CBI custody till November 26

INX Media co-founder Peter Mukerjea charged with criminal conspiracy and murder by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the killing of his stepdaughter Sheena Bora was produced before the court on Monday. After almost an hour-long argument, Peter was remanded in CBI custody till November 26.

Peter Mukerjea is escorted after being produced by the CBI at the Esplanade court in Mumbai on Friday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 24, 2015 09:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah and Aritra Hazra, Mumbai

Year after murder, an apology email from Sheena’s account to Peter

Almost a year after Sheena’s murder, Indrani Mukerjea, on March 14, 2013, sent an email to her husband Peter, from a fake account created in Sheena’s name, part of the charge sheet which HT has accessed, apologising for how she had tried to “disrupt his and Indrani’s family life”. Sheena was murdered on April 24, 2012.

A file photo of Indrani Mukerjea and her daughter Sheena Bora.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 24, 2015 10:01 AM IST
HIndustan Times | By, Mumbai

Emails reveal growing rift in Indrani-Peter relationship

Did Peter and Indrani Mukerjea’s relationship sour over time? Email exchanges between the two suggest so, with Peter’s first marriage to Shabnam and their sons a major point of contention.

File photo of Indrani Mukerjea and her husband Peter Mukerjea.(Prodip Guha/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 24, 2015 08:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Peter Mukerjea wanted Rahul to forget Sheena, emails show

Peter Mukerjea wanted his son Rahul to move on after Sheena Bora had disappeared, claiming that she had “played him” and wanted to “get to something else”.

Sheena Bora with Peter Mukerjea’s son Rahul Mukerjea.(Photo courtesy- Sheena Bora's Facebook page)
Updated on Nov 24, 2015 07:17 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

‘Why has Sheena disappeared?’ Rahul asked Indrani, Peter in email

In a surprise move, the CBI had arrested Peter last week, charging him with conspiracy to murder. The CBI said that Peter had known about the plot to murder Sheena all along and was in touch with Indrani Mukerjea on the day the crime was committed in 2012.

Peter Mukerjea is escorted after being produced by the CBI at the Esplanade court in Mumbai.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 23, 2015 01:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Peter Mukerjea charged with criminal conspiracy

A day after his arrest in the Sheena Bora murder case, INX Media co-founder Peter Mukerjea, husband of prime accused Indrani Mukerjea, was charged with murder and criminal conspiracy by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which said he had played an active role in the killing of his step-daughter. Mukerjea, who was produced before a court in Mumbai, was remanded in police custody till November 23.

Updated on Nov 21, 2015 03:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByCharul Shah and Aritra Hazra, Mumbai

Indrani’s driver confesses to role in Sheena Bora’s murder

Former media tycoon Indrani Mukerjea’s driver has confessed to his role in the sensational murder of Sheena Bora before a special CBI court and could be made an approver in the case, sources said on Thursday.

File photos of Indrani Mukerjea and Sheena Bora(PTI)
Updated on Nov 20, 2015 09:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Court issues warrants against Rajan in four cases

Sources from the crime branch said the agency has started revisiting cases where Rajan is shown as wanted

Indonesian plainclothes policemen escort Chhota Rajan, as they walk at Denpasar police office on October 29.(AP photo)
Published on Oct 31, 2015 12:08 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai man sentenced to death for raping, murdering techie

A court in Mumbai on Friday sentenced Chandrabhan Sanap to death for the 2014 rape and murder of techie Esther Anuhya.

Chandrabhan Sanap, the accused in Esther Anuhya murder case.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2015 02:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai 7/11 train blasts: 5 get death, 7 sent to life in prison

Five convicts in the 2006 Mumbai local train bombings, which killed 188 people, were on Wednesday sentenced to death by a Mumbai special court. Besides claiming 188 lives, the serial train blasts left 817 people injured on the evening of July 11, 2006, from 6.23pm onwards - the return peak hour when the suburban trains are choked with commuters going home.

One of the 12 men, convicted of planning several blasts on crowded commuter trains in Mumbai in 2006, is escorted by police to a court in Mumbai, India, September 30.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 01, 2015 12:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Sheena Bora murder: City police through with bulk of the probe

If the country’s apex investigative agency, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) takes up the case after being asked by the Centre, it may not have much to do as a major chunk of the investigation has already been done by the Mumbai police.

Indrani Mukerjea(R) and her daughter Sheena Bora (L)(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2015 10:52 AM IST
Hindustan Times | ByVijay Kumar Yadav and Charul Shah, Mumbai
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