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    Police crack down on sand mafia in Palghar, 100 booked

    Palghar: Police have booked around 100 people and seized 43 trucks for illegal extraction and transportation of sand from the Vaitarna riverbed here in Maharashtra. The action followed a crackdown on members of the sand mafia operating in the district by the rural police on Friday night, police said on Sunday. Raids were carried out in keeping with the orders of courts which have banned extraction of sand from the river using

  • Bilaspur: Minor girls booked for physically assaulting class 3 girl student

    Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh): In a gross violation of human rights, three minor girls were booked for physical assault and inserting a log of wood into the vaginal area of a class 3 girl student here in Pendra. The incident came to light when the seven-year-old victim complained of severe pain and discomfort to her mother, who then took her to the hospital for treatment and also reported the matter to the police.

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    Mumbai Crime: Deaf-mute man booked for molesting speech and hearing-impaired woman

    A 23-year-old hearing and speech impaired man was booked by Vakola Police for molesting a woman, who also is speech and hearing impaired. The accused and his brother (who is also supposedly speech and hearing impaired) assaulted her husband and two others after they went to confront the sexual harassment.

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    Shopian firing: Supreme Court agrees to hear Major Aditya Kumar father’s plea to quash FIR

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Monday the plea of father of an Army officer, booked as an accused by Jammu and Kashmir Police in the recent Shopian firing incident. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered advocate Aishwarya Bhati’s submission that the plea of the father be heard on an urgent basis. The lawyer said the FIR has

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    Mumbai: Couple booked for cheating MHADA of Rs 61 lakh, husband held

    Mumbai: The Kherwadi police have booked couple for cheating MHADA to the tune of Rs 61 lakh. The couple have been identified as Mohammad Javed Khan (42) and his Kishwar Siddiqui. Khan was arrested on Saturday and the investigators are probing the role of his wife in the cheating case.

  • Mumbai: Police booked seven persons for Rs 37 lakh gold jewellery heist at Zaveri Bazaar

    Mumbai: The Lokmanya Tilak police station has booked seven persons for dacoity of gold jewellery worth Rs 37 lakh from a workshop at Zaveri Bazaar. The incident occurred on November 8 at 11.30 pm at room number 22 on the fourth floor at Sutar chawl at Sheikh Memon Street at Zaveri Bazaar. The seven accused barged into jewellery workshop and threatened the workers at gunpoint.

  • Mumbai: Bandra celebrity tattoo artist assaults doctor, mistaking him for kidnapper

    Mumbai: A Hill Road (Bandra) based celebrity tattoo artist was booked by police for allegedly assaulting a doctor. Apparently, the tattoo artist mistook the doctor for a kidnapper, and allegedly hit the doctor with a bamboo stick, which left the doctor bleeding with severe injuries,

  • Mumbai: Two men assaulted over business rivalry

    Mumbai: Two men have been booked for assaulting two persons at Shivaji Nagar at Govandi on Sunday night. The incident took place on Sunday night at 10:40 pm. Sarfaraz Tufail Ahmed Shaikh (31) and his brother Salman Tufail Shaikh (30) were assaulted by the accused Mohammed Shaikh (35) and his friend Salim Khan (37) at Baiganwadi at Govandi. The incident occurred at the residence of Salman on plot number 40 at Baiganwadi.

  • Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali booked for molestation

    Mumbai: Bollywood singer Yash Wadali has been booked for allegedly molesting a 39-year-old woman in Mumbai. The case was registered at Bangur Nagar police station in Malad (West) on Wednesday.

  • Indore: Man booked for demanding Rs 20 lakh dowry

    Indore: City police Thursday booked a man for allegedly harassing a woman for Rs 20 lakh dowry. The accused took their three children with him and threatened her of dire consequences if she returned home without money. Police are investigating the matter.

  • Bhopal: Youth booked for suicide attempt

    BHOPAL: A 24-year-old man was booked by police allegedly for attempting suicide by inflicting injuries on himself with a blade on Wednesday late night at Habibganj locality. The accused who injured himself in the toilet of the police station after being granted permission to attend nature’s call was rushed to a nearby hospital where his condition is now stable, police said.

  • Ujjain: Auto drivers booked for snatching cell phones

    Ujjain: Two auto drivers were booked by the Government railway police (GRP) for snatching mobiles from passengers. Based on a complaint filed by a victim, Sanju Bairagi, a resident of Chintaman, and CCTV footages, the police arrested Shahrukh and Shahnawaz, residents of Maharajwada area on Wednesday night. TI Vipin Batham said 4 mobile phones were recovered from the accused during investigation and their auto rickshaws were also seized.

  • Ujjain: 17 farmers booked for burning narvai in fields

    Ujjain: In all 17 farmers in Ujjain district were booked for burning narvai, crop remains, which is declared a punishable offence under Section 144 of Cr PC as it spreads air pollution. To check such practices municipal commissioner and collector in charge Ashish Singh instructed to take stern action against such farmers.   According to information from ADMs and tehsildars, FIRs against two farmers in Ujjain tehsil, against two farmers in Tarana