Free Press Journal
  • Police solves 90% cases of minors missing in 2017 in Palghar

    Mumbai: In a bid to solve the backlog of cases of minors being kidnapped in neighbouring Palghar district, the police have designed a Special Operating Procedure (SOP) after brainstorming on the pattern of past cases registered since 1999. The new SOP includes special teams, new formats and forms for data collection, data analysis to fast…

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  • Mumbai BMS leak: Students can take exam on Monday

    Mumbai: Keen not to jeopardise the future of students arrested in Bachelor of Management Studies paper leak case, the Holiday court has allowed them to sit in the ongoing examination which started on November 13. The next paper of BMS is scheduled for Monday. “We will ferry seven out of the eight students arrested in…

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    Mumbai: 15-year-old girl found eight-months pregnant, rape accused arrested

    Mumbai: A shocking case of child sexual abuse surfaced in Mumbai when a 15-year-old girl was found to be eight months pregnant after her mother took her to hospital on Children’s Day. The MHB Colony police have registered a rape case and arrested 40-year-old man who lives in the same neighbourhood of Dahisar (West). The accused…

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  • Mumbai exam paper leak: WhatsApp chain busted, several students held

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police have arrested 10 people, including students and prime accused Kalpesh Bagul (27) who is a computer technician of a college based in Kandivali, in connection with the Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) student paper leak case registered with the Amboli police station on Thursday night. The police said that Bagul somehow knew…

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  • Mumbai Bank of Baroda robbery case: 3 suspects picked up from Dhule, but cops deny making arrests

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police seems to have cracked the multi-crore Bank of Baroda robbery case, after three suspects were picked up from Dhule district, almost 350-kilometre away from the scene of crime, on Thursday night. Sources confirm that the trio were traced in Dhule based on technical evidence. The suspects have been brought to Navi…

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  • Mumbai: Aiming to improve conviction rate, police being trained to handle child abuse cases

    Mumbai: In a bid to curb the rising incidences of child sexual abuse in the city and enhance conviction rate in Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) cases, eight officers from each police station are being trained with the help of Majlis, a non-profit organisation that provides legal services to women and children. The…

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  • 5,000 civilians inducted in ‘traffic guide project’ by Mumbai police to decongest traffic

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have launched ‘traffic guide project’ to encourage people to participate in patrolling and volunteering pedestrians and general public and to obey traffic rules. The project, the brainchild of Mumbai police commissioner Datta Padsalgikar, will give a huge relief to the under-staffed traffic force. Speaking at the launch of traffic guide project at…

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  • Mumbai car towing incident: Baby was crying, so husband suggested I get inside car and feed him, says woman

    Mumbai: Two days after a video of a car with a woman and her seven-month-old baby inside being towed by Mumbai traffic police went viral on social media, the police on Monday recorded the statements of the couple. The couple first visited the traffic police office in Malad (west) where their statements were recorded. And…

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  • Mumbai: Customs department seize gold worth Rs 3 crore at International Airport

    Mumbai: Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) officers have seized 10.6 kgs of gold worth Rs. 3 crore from three international smugglers in six hours at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday. “Total 10.6 kg smuggled gold worth Rs. 2.9 crore has been seized from three smugglers. It is…

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  • Mumbai: 67-year-old woman kin of noted scholar killed in Virar, accused arrested

    Mumbai: The senior citizen, Kirtinidhi Sharma, who was murdered by a widow to rob her of jewellery and gadgets was the grand daughter-in-law of a literary scholar Pandit Chandradhar Sharma Guleri of Himachal Pradesh. Her body was found in an elite housing society of Virar (west). The Arnala coastal police arrested the accused Pushpa Vasandani…

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  • Mumbai: Police prepare sketch of man who molested foreigner in Borivali

    Mumbai: The MHB Colony police have prepared a sketch of the accused who groped a foreign national lady in Borivali (W) on November 1. “The sketch of the molester has been made based on the description given by the complainant. We are searching for him,” said an officer attached to MHB police station. The sketch,…

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  • Mumbai: 3 students knocked down by speeding tempo in Malad, one is dead

    Mumbai: A 13-year-old girl student died and three other minors were injured after they were hit by a speeding tempo in Malad (West) on Tuesday morning. The tempo initially hit a stationary auto, veered out of control and then ran over the children. Police said the deceased, Muskan Memon, was the only child of her parents. Malwani…

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