Articles by Shrinivas Deshpande
The Anti-Narcotics Unit 2 of the Pune city police busted a drugs racket by arresting two people near Sassoon General Hospital in Pune on Saturday. During the action, police seized 1.71 Kg of mephedrone (MD) worth ₹2.14 crore
On September 29, in the parking lane of a private lodge, a group of people brutally attacked Dhume, wherein he died
Pune police arrest five individuals for kidnapping a businessman from Chakan and demanding a ₹1 crore ransom. Investigation is underway.
A complaint regarding the same has been filed by Amruta Santosh Muthiyan 42, a resident of Narayan Peth near Mati Ganpati
The incident was reported in the Deccan area on Wednesday when female MSEDCL workers approached the accused over unpaid electricity bills
Water tenders from Narhe, Sinhagad Road, Katraj, Warje, Kothrud, and one fire tender from the head office were pressed into service
The incident occurred on Friday at around 7pm when a group of people were attacked by another group over village politics
According to police, Vijay has an old criminal record and had been booked in at least five police cases including an attempt to murder and sexual harassment
Almost 10,000 police forces along with teams of State Reserve Police Force, Rapid Action Force, Quick Response Team, and Bomb Detection Squad were pressed into service to monitor the situation during the Ganesh Immersion procession
The annual festival, celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm, also brings with it an increased risk of fire incidents, said officials
The victims had approached the mandal, urging them to lower the volume of the DJ system as they were mourning a recent death in the family
According to the police, Pawashe was working in the Palus area and returned home Monday evening after finishing his work
Locals rushed him to a hospital nearby and considering the serious situation doctors advised admitting him to Aundh Hospital
Pune police investigate theft at jewellery showroom; unidentified individual steals Mangalsutra worth ₹1.17 lakh; investigation underway.
Ganesh Visarjan: Noise levels to be monitored at 22 locations, police warn of stern action against violators
Noise levels will be monitored at 22 locations across the city by the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board and environment department of the College of Engineering, Pune
The accused have been identified as Shaymkumar Sanjay Ram 25, Vishlkumar Ganga Mahato 21, Badalkumar Motilal Mahato 25, and Vikikumar Ganga Mahato 19, all from Jharkhand
The police specified that each dhol-tasha group would not be allowed to carry more than 50 dhols and 15 tashas, and that the mandals would not be allowed to carry more than 2+2 sound systems for the immersion procession
Man dies of burn injuries as a fire broke at his house, decked with lighting strings and other Ganpati decorations, in the early hours of Sunday
A mobile shop in Kothrud was robbed on Saturday night when thieves broke into the shop and stole 204 mobile phones, cash and other gadgets worth ₹53.13 lakh
The disturbance ensued when a resident raised objections to the blaring DJ music accompanying the procession
Vishrambaug police station officials said the accused called the complainant to meet him at his clinic. During their meeting, the accused allegedly offered her alcohol and sexually assaulted her
After a detailed analysis of their speeches on Sunday, Shivajinagar police registered a case against all persons
Thieves broke into a mobile shop in Kothrud and stole 204 mobile phones, cash, and other gadgets worth ₹53.13 lakh. Police are investigating the case.
In these two incidents, the victims lost valuables worth ₹49,900 and ₹36,000 respectively, police said
The accused have been identified as Nilesh Dashrath Khanse, 39, from Camp and Avinash Rajendra Pandit, 32, from MG Road
Police said they have initiated a probe and analysis of CCTV footage of the nearby locality is going on to ascertain the identity of the accused
In a trend that hasn’t escaped the commuters’ attention, the traffic police on duty are found increasingly concerned with collecting fines for traffic violations as against monitoring traffic and ensuring road safety which is their primary responsibility
On Saturday, the control room received a call informing about a traffic jam in the Bhandarkar Road area. Borane, Bhagwat and Shinde who were already present nearby were instructed to immediately visit the area and clear the traffic
Thieves stole a 70g gold bar worth ₹4.17 lakh from a jeweller in Pune during the festive rush. Police are investigating the theft.
The system aims to assist citizens in navigating the city during the festivities, providing crucial information about traffic diversions, road closures, and parking arrangements