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Driver killed as speeding car jumps divider, crashes into taxi

19-year-old college student booked after crashing into taxi, killing driver and injuring 3. Accused, Mayank Raniwala, also severely injured and in ICU.

The death toll due to the suspected consumption of spurious liquor in Punjab’s Sangrur district climbed to 20 with six more people succumbing on Saturday. (Representational photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2024 09:30 AM IST

FIR lodged after loan app circulates morphed photos of debtor

Mumbai police book operators of Everloan app for circulating morphed nude photos of a borrower to recover a loan, cautioning against fraudulent loan apps.

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Updated on Apr 10, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Stalker who attempted to kill woman arrested

Man arrested for attempting to kill woman he previously harassed. The accused, known as a ruffian, attacked her with a rod, causing severe injuries in Mumbai.

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Updated on Mar 31, 2024 07:48 AM IST

6 students, incluing minor, booked for beating 15-year-old

Wadala GRP registers case against 6 students, including a minor, for fighting at Tilak Nagar station. Fight stemmed from previous school disagreement. No arrests made yet.

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Updated on Mar 31, 2024 07:28 AM IST

Cyber police witness spike in complaints against stock-trading scams

In all these cases, the complainants have named different companies or services, which makes us believe that many cyber frauds have taken up the same modus operandi, said an officer from cyber police. “In all the above cases, besides the various sections for cheating and forgery, we have also booked the accused for criminal conspiracy (IPC 120 B),” said the officer

The individual amounts that the complainants lost range from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>64 lakh to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>14.5 lakh.
Updated on Mar 30, 2024 07:22 AM IST

How Dhanraj Kamble, a 38-year-old lawyer, nailed scamsters after 10 years

The lawyer had finished his college education in 2014 when he met Rahul Singh and Danish Alam, the alleged mastermind of a scamsters

Mumbai, India - March 8, 2024: Lawyer Dhanraj Kamle pose for the photos out side the Andheri Court in Mumbai, India, on Friday, March 8, 2024. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 24, 2024 10:35 AM IST

Man arrested for using fake docs to help drivers get auto permits

Mumbai police arrest man for forging documents to help autorickshaw drivers get permits, suspecting a larger scam. Accused charged ₹10,000 per permit.

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Updated on Mar 23, 2024 08:06 AM IST

Tennis coach booked for raping woman, extorting 12 lakh from her

A woman filed a police complaint against her tennis coach in Mumbai for rape, assault, extortion, and harassment. Coach booked by Lonavala police.

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Updated on Mar 22, 2024 07:58 AM IST

Investment consultant goes missing with crores of investors’ money

Andheri-based investment consultant Ambar Dalal booked for cheating after allegedly running away with ₹54 crore of investors' money in a suspected ponzi scheme.

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Updated on Mar 17, 2024 06:44 AM IST

Woman kills 19-year-old daughter following fight over her boyfriend

A 40-year-old woman in Mumbai arrested for murdering her 19-year-old daughter over disapproved life partner choice. Mother's lie exposed by postmortem report.

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Updated on Mar 13, 2024 07:34 AM IST

Infra not in step with Powai, Vikhroli’s growth

There was a time when Powai earned the moniker of ‘Powai Valley’ as it was supposed to be the destination for start-ups – an idea encouraged by the presence of the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Bombay

Mumbai, India - Mar 04,2024: Last mile connectivity issues at Business Hubs, Powaiin Mumbai, India. Mar 04,2024. (Photo by Raju Shinde/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Mar 05, 2024 06:00 PM IST

Man booked for selling fake shampoo

These bottles would then be sold at the same price as the company products despite them being knock-offs. The company representatives had told the police about the practice, after which the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Mumbai police informed Hindustan Unilever about such an operation in Ratan Nagar, Dahisar

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Updated on Mar 03, 2024 07:24 AM IST

Man, who made derogatory remarks, threatened Fadnavis, arrested

On Wednesday, Akshay Panvelkar, a Yuva Sena member registered a complaint after he saw a video of the accused on social media. In the video, the accused could be heard making threats against the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader as well as the Brahmin caste, who he said could be finished off within minutes

The accused, Kinchak Navale, who comes from Beed, had been in hiding and changed his appearance to throw the police off his track.
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 07:20 AM IST

NCP Sharad Pawar faction worker arrested for using derogatory remarks against Fadnavis

BJP MLA Ram Kadam while speaking in the assembly accused NCP (Sharadchandra Pawar) MLA Rohit Pawar of pressurising police to not take action against Yogesh Sawant. Kadam also demanded action against Pawar for interference in police action

Yogesh Sawant, who was already identified by the complainant as the user whose accounts had uploaded the errant video on social media, was picked up from his Mumbai residence late on Wednesday
Updated on Mar 01, 2024 07:24 AM IST

Unknown person booked for bomb hoax call on flight

Unknown person booked for bomb hoax call on Mumbai-Bengaluru flight, causing delay and chaos. Passengers deboarded, plane searched, found safe. Police tracing caller's identity.

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Updated on Mar 01, 2024 07:36 AM IST

Kalyan man put out fake property listings on websites, conned customers

A Kalyan-based marketing executive and his roommate have been arrested for conning people into paying advance or fee for showing properties for rent

Swapnil Jadhav was a victim of a con two years ago and saw that the accused didn’t get caught (FILE Photo)
Published on Feb 27, 2024 05:34 PM IST

Builder duo booked for 78 cr fraud

Police in Khar book father-son builder duo for ₹78 crore fraud, diverting funds, violating RERA rules, and failing to deliver flats on time.

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Updated on Feb 25, 2024 07:36 AM IST

Man sneaks into airport from departure gate, dodging six security points

Man caught sneaking into Mumbai airport for second time in a week, dodging six security points before arrest while trying to board Dubai-bound flight.

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Updated on Feb 25, 2024 07:12 AM IST

Acquaintance clones actress’ FB account, distributes her number to fans

30-year-old actress's Facebook account cloned by acquaintance after she labeled him a cheater for not repaying borrowed money, leading to disclosure of her phone number. FIR filed.

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Updated on Feb 25, 2024 06:46 AM IST

Man caught with fake ticket trying to board Goa flight

Man booked for trying to board Goa-bound flight with fake ticket at Mumbai airport after dropping off family on another flight; faces cheating and forgery charges.

Man caught with fake ticket trying to board Goa flight
Updated on Feb 23, 2024 07:30 AM IST

Woman ‘spikes’ bizman’s drink, extorts 15L

According to the complainant, he had been introduced to the woman, who identified herself as ‘Kimaya Kapoor’, in August when she started looking for a job as a personal assistant. The two struck up a friendship and started socialising. Last week, she invited the man over to her house in Oshiwara, where she allegedly drugged him, claims the businessman

ver the next few days, the 58-year-old claimed that the woman started demanding money from him, threatening to spread the video and pictures among his family and friends if he did not pay.
Updated on Feb 22, 2024 07:32 AM IST

Man stabs coworker with scissor, hangs self later

Two workers found dead in Mumbai slum, one allegedly killed the other & hanged himself. Police investigate the incident in Kajupada, Sakinaka.

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Updated on Feb 22, 2024 06:58 AM IST

22-year-old dies after goons smash paver blocks on head over argument

A 22-year-old man in Mumbai died after being attacked with paver blocks during a roadside argument. Three suspects have been arrested.

22-year-old dies after goons smash paver blocks on head over argument
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 08:10 AM IST

Lady Don Karima Shaikh booked for threatening to kill police witness against her

Police in Mumbai have arrested Karima Shaikh, known as the 'Lady Don', and two others for allegedly threatening a witness in a murder case. Shaikh, who has over 98 cases registered against her, was seen chasing the witness through the streets with a knife before police intervened. The witness had previously testified against Shaikh in a case filed by former corporator Parmeshwar Kadam. Shaikh has been charged with murder, extortion and land grabbing, among other offences.

Lady Don Karima Shaikh booked for threatening to kill police witness against her
Updated on Feb 13, 2024 08:00 AM IST

American consulate gets threat from “a fugitive citizen”

An unknown person has been booked for sending a threatening email to blow up the US consulate in Mumbai. The accused demanded the revocation of felony charges against him and threatened to start killing American citizens in India if demands weren't met.

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Updated on Feb 11, 2024 06:52 AM IST

We spent the night praying he would survive, says well-wisher

Political heavy weights including Shiv Sena (UBT) chief Uddhav Thackeray, Bhai Jagtap from Congress, Mangal Prabhat Lodha and Praveen Darekar from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) offered condolences to the bereaved family

Mumbai, India - Feb. 9, 2024: Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) Chief Uddhav Thackeray along with his wife Rashmi Thackeray and son Aaditya Thackeray arrive to pay last respects to party leader Abhishek Ghosalkar, who died after being allegedly shot by unidentified people during a Facebook live, in Mumbai, India, on Friday, February 9, 2024. (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Feb 10, 2024 06:50 AM IST

Man booked for hitting teen daughter with metal pliers

A man in Mumbai was booked for hitting his 14-year-old daughter with metal pliers on her head after she called the Childline helpline for help.

sadness of child (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 07, 2024 06:38 AM IST

Principal, 2 teachers booked in minor girl’s sexual assault case in Mumbai playschool

According to police, the incident took place on Friday afternoon when a peon had allegedly taken the child into the washroom where he assaulted her

The minor child’s father said the teachers were callous about the incident. (Representative file photo)
Updated on Feb 06, 2024 04:27 PM IST

41-yr-old sicko booked for distributing explicit content and chats of colleague to her neighbours

A 41-year-old man was booked for allegedly sexually assaulting and recording a video of his 22-year-old colleague in 2019. The woman has also alleged that he kept raping her by threatening to circulate the video.

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Updated on Feb 06, 2024 06:24 AM IST

13-year-old stabs schoolmate four days after argument

A 13-year-old boy in Mumbai was booked for allegedly stabbing his schoolmate after a fight. The victim is in stable condition and the accused is a minor.

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Updated on Jan 31, 2024 08:06 AM IST
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