Articles by Payal Gwalani
Mumbai: A hotelier in Andheri East has alleged that three developers, along with a group of women bouncers, entered his house and the shops that he rents out in the same building and tried to forcefully clear out the premises
Mumbai: The Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) police apprehended three individuals on Thursday for allegedly posing as bank executives to execute cyber frauds
MUMBAI: A week before Diwali, Kajal Parekh was in the process of booking a hotel in Ambaji, Gujarat, through a contact number she had found online
Overall crimes against women increased from 4,583 cases in 2020, to 5,543 in 2021, and to 6,176 in 2022. This placed the city second only to Delhi in this parameter – the Capital registered a whopping 14,158 number of crimes against women in 2022
On September 12, Paswan along with three others had opened fire when a cash van arrived at the bank to load cash into the ATM on Imarti Road, Mirzapur, intending to steal the money. One gunman deployed on the cash van died in the attack, while his other colleagues sustained grievous injuries
Man arrested in Gujarat after attempting to kill ex-wife by stabbing her in a moving autorickshaw. The couple had recently finalized their divorce.
Two people have been arrested in Mumbai for allegedly scamming hundreds of people out of jobs in Turkey. The victims collectively lost up to ₹2 crore ($270,000) to the accused, who ran a fake job agency on Facebook. The police have recovered passports and other documents of 125 victims and suspect around 150 people were affected by the scam. The accused charged between ₹50,000 and ₹1 lakh ($675 to $1,350) from each victim and issued fake job offer letters and flight tickets before disappearing. The investigation is ongoing to determine the full extent of the fraud.
A missing six-year-old boy from Powai, Mumbai, was found by police with the help of a service dog. The child was reunited with his family within four hours.
Two men were arrested in Mumbai for allegedly confining and robbing a man at knifepoint. The accused threatened the victim and forced him to transfer money through Google Pay.
Two laborers died in separate incidents at construction sites in Mumbai. Charges of negligence have been filed against the contractors involved in both cases.
Three individuals, including an impersonator doctor, have been accused of duping a senior citizen couple out of ₹50 lakh by posing as medical practitioners. The trio exploited the couple under the guise of providing treatment for the husband's mobility issues. Legal proceedings have been initiated against them.
A man who burned down his former girlfriend's restaurant 22 years ago, killing her parents, was arrested in Pune after being in hiding with his family.
Mumbai doctor loses over ₹5 lakh in cyber fraud while trying to buy a car from a fake bank agent. Police have booked the fraudster for cheating.
Eight arrested in child trafficking racket; one-year-old girl rescued; investigation reveals involvement in previous cases; search ongoing for missing two-year-old son.
Residents of the chawl in Kandivali East say such instances of things being thrown from the building on their chawl have become frequent. The incident that triggered the police complaint took place around 3.30am on October 23 when Ayush Gaud was sleeping in the house of his uncle, Ghanshyam Kahar in Dev Narayan Chawl, Hanuman Nagar
A one-month-old girl was allegedly sold by her parents to fund their drug habit. The police have booked the couple and the buyer of the child.
On October 31, the last day of their stay, a sum of ₹50,000 was stolen from their room by a housekeeping staff. A complaint about the incident was registered with the BKC police by Mayura’s relative after they left for France on November 15, 2022
Govind Tower was a residential-cum-commercial building with shops and a bank on the ground floor, four residential storeys and a guesthouse on the top three storeys. The building was constructed in 1975 as a two-storeyed structure and the remaining floors were added subsequently. And therein lay the seed of the tragedy
A lawyer in Mumbai has accused her sisters-in-law of wrongfully taking over a hospital and stealing equipment worth ₹17 crore ($2.3 million). The police have registered a case against the two sisters-in-law for cheating and trespassing.
The deceased were among the six members of a family from Gujarat who were on their way back home, after a short vacation in Mahabaleshwar. The driver of the car, a silver Innova, Sarfaraz Mohammed Yusuf Sheikh, 50, has been booked for culpable homicide and causing grievous injuries to others due to negligence
An assistant sub-inspector in Mumbai was injured after a drunk motorist tried to escape the police and hit a barricade. The motorist was arrested.
A peon at a school in Bandra was arrested for allegedly harassing three minor students. He obtained their phone numbers from the school register and made inappropriate remarks to them. The accused has been booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
Police book a man for rash driving and causing death by negligence after he fabricated a story about a car hitting his scooter, resulting in his cousin's death.
A woman with mobility issues has filed a petition against Vistara airlines for denying pre-booked wheelchairs to her and her mother. The incident occurred on September 14th when the woman was returning from Colombo. She claims that the airline did not provide wheelchairs during boarding or deboarding and that the staff made rude comments and forced her to walk. The airline claims that the delay and inconvenience were due to a series of unfortunate events that were out of their control.
On August 9, Mansingh Pawar was found hanging by the fan in his room in the Gurudwara premises. The police had registered an accidental death report (ADR) at the time and initiated a probe into his death
Three people were arrested for filming and live-streaming pornographic content on a subscription-based app called Pihu. The app has been removed from stores.
Six men were arrested in Mumbai for performing bike stunts on the road leading to the Bandra Worli Sea Link. Their bikes were seized and they were charged with rash and negligent driving and endangering the lives of others.
A 74-year-old man from Ahmedabad has been booked for human trafficking after attempting to illegally traffic three people to the UK using forged work experience certificates. The man was caught at Mumbai's international airport.
In their complaint to BKC police, the parents said they confronted the choreographer after his first misbehaviour surfaced on October 4. That’s when the mother of the child noticed a red mark on her son’s face after he returned from the group’s practice and expressed her concern
Patil was handed over to the Pune police on Tuesday while his brother Bhushan Patil was brought to Mumbai late on Wednesday night after the Mumbai police got his custody the same afternoon