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    Kannada actor Duniya Vijay, three accomplices arrested on assault charge

    Bengaluru: Kannada cine star ‘Duniya’ Vijay and his three friends were arrested here on charge of assaulting a gym trainer, police said on Sunday. “We have taken Vijaya (44) and his three friends into custody on a complaint by the victim’s relative Kitti for questioning though there are conflicting reports about the crime and its reasons,” Assistant Police Commissioner (West) Ravi Shankar said.

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    Mumbai Marine Drive hit-and-run case: 24-yr-old arrested

    Mumbai: A 21-year-old youth has been arrested by the Marine Drive police for causing death due to negligence. Ashwin Jain (55), a textile businessman was killed after the accused who was speeding heavily ran over him on Sunday morning. Jain, a resident of south Mumbai, had gone to Marine Drive on Sunday morning. When he was crossing the road after parking his bike at BD Somani Chowk, the accused Shaun George Camron

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    Mumbai: Married woman tutor held in bid to abduct girl engineering student

    Mumbai: A married woman tutor from Mumbai allegedly tried to abduct a 21-year-old woman student of engineering from Indore by claiming that the latter was her “life partner from previous birth”, the police said Sunday. The woman, identified as Veronica Borode alias Kiran (35) was arrested on Saturday night along with Mumbai Police constable Anand Mudhe (35) for helping her, a police official said. Tilak Nagar police station in-charge Swaraj Dabi said

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    Mumbai: Three Nigerians held with cocaine worth Rs 15.20 lakh

    Mumbai: Malvani police have arrested three Nigerian nationals for possession of the banned drug, cocaine, worth Rs 15.20 lakh in a crackdown on Tuesday night. The three accused were booked under relevant sections of the Narcotic Drug and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act.

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    Senior bureaucrat of Jammu and Kashmir arrested for fudging date of birth

    Srinagar: The Crime Branch has arrested a senior bureaucrat of Jammu and Kashmir government for allegedly fudging his date of birth in his service records, officials said. An FIR was lodged against Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, ARI and Training Mohammad Mehraj-ud-din Khan, for “resorting to the change of date of birth in his service records,” a spokesman of the Crime Branch said Saturday.

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    Mumbai: Fiancee held for abetting man’s suicide in Bhiwandi

    Bhiwandi: A 20-year old woman was arrested by Bhiwandi Bhoiwada Police on Sunday on the charge of abetment of suicide of her 24-year old fiance.  The woman has been identified as Samreen Ali Ahamad Ansari, a resident of Samrubaugh in Bhiwandi. The deceased has been identified as Arkam Shamsuddin Ansari, 24, who also resided in Bhiwandi.

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    3 arrested by Maharashtra ATS remanded to custody till Aug 18

    Mumbai: The Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) after recovering explosives, 20 country-made bombs from the residence of Sanatan Sanstha worker Vaibhav Raut on Friday produced him before Additional session Judge Sameer Adkar along with two more accused — Sharad Kalaskar and Sudanva Godhalekar.  The judge remanded the three accused in ATS custody till August 18. The accused were reportedly arrested late on Thursday night in an ATS operation conducted in Bhandar Aali area of

  • Court extends interim protection from arrest to P Chidambaram, son Karti in Aircel-Maxis case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today extended till October 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED. Special CBI Judge O P Saini put up the matter for October 8 after the counsel appearing for the agencies told the court that the main counsel was not well and requested time.

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    Mumbai: Footwear shop owner arrested for molesting minor girl in Ghatkopar

    Mumbai: An 80-year-old man was remanded to three days’ police custody by a special court on Friday. The man was arrested by Pant Nagar Police on Thursday in pursuance of a complaint filed against him, accusing him of sexually assaulting a minor girl. The man — Mohammed Hamid Shaikh — a resident of Ghatkopar, was accused by a 12-year-old girl of sexual assault by touching her ‘inappropriately’.

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    Thane: Rural police arrest 17 people for allegedly holding captive three cops

    Mumbai: The Thane rural police arrested 14 persons for allegedly holding captive three policemen for hours and beating them up. The accused persons also include two women. The incident took place early morning on Tuesday in a residential colony at Mira Road. Police sources said that the Thane police control room received a call complaining that a party was playing loud music in the wee hours of Tuesday in the residential locality.

  • Thane cops nab duo for carrying firearms, in search for buyers

    Thane: Kasarvadavli Police arrested two persons for carrying firearms on Sunday. Police confiscated a country-made pistol and a loaded pistol with 12 live cartridges from the duo. The duo was about to sell the weapons and police are looking for the buyers of these arms.

  • Ecuador court orders arrest of ex-President Rafael Correa in kidnapping probe

    Quito : Ecuador’s National Court of Justice on Tuesday ordered the arrest of former President Rafael Correa, who currently resides in Brussels. The court has also requested the Interpol to apprehend the ex-President for extradition to the South American nation, RT reported.

  • Bhayandar: Duo arrested for attack on gas agency cashier

    Bhayandar: The Local Crime Branch (LCB) unit of the Thane (rural) police arrested two men for their involvement  in attacking the cashier of a local Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) supply agency, following an unsuccessful bid of bag snatching by bike borne criminals in Bhayandar on June 15.

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    Mumbai: Man arrested for making fake letterheads of politicians for VIP railway tickets quota

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old Lucknow resident was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly preparing fake letterheads of politicians and bureaucrats and sending them as ‘recommendation’ letters to book tickets for prospective passengers under VIP quota, police said. The accused, identified as Devpratap Singh, allegedly used to sell these fake letters to wait-listed passengers charging them Rs 1200 to Rs 2400 per such document, a Mumbai GRP official said.

  • Delhi Court extends interim protection from arrest to Karti Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis case

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today granted Karti Chidambaram interim protection from arrest till July 10 in two cases filed by the CBI and ED in the Aircel-Maxis matter arising out of 2G spectrum cases. Special Judge O P Saini granted relief to the son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) sought time to argue on Karti’s application seeking anticipatory bail.

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    Mumbai: Man with his two friends arrested for killing sister’s lover

    Mumbai: The Chitalsar police have arrested three persons for the murder of a youth. The youth, a married man, was murdered by his lover’s brother since they were in an extra-marital affair. Within twelve-hours of the murder, the three accused were arrested.