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    Maharashtra Crime: 30-year-old married woman raped in Thane; two arrested

    Thane: Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping a 30-year-old married woman here in Maharashtra, police said Thursday. One of the accused, Rajesh Mhaskar (30), called the woman, who works as a labourer, out of her house at Khoni village in Bhiwandi area in the wee hours of Tuesday and allegedly raped her, an official at Nizampura police station 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: Cops attacked during Ganpati Visarjan

    Mumbai: Sahar police have registered an FIR against 15 persons for allegedly attacking police officials on duty on Monday while they were in a procession of Ganpati visarjan. Five police personnel sustained injuries during the attack and were treated at a local medical centre. The police are yet to make arrest and are probing the case.

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    HDFC Bank VP murder case: Colleagues maintain distance from ongoing investigation

    Mumbai: For some mystifying reason, HDFC bank colleagues of slain banker Siddharth Sanghvi (39) have tried to maintain a distance from the ongoing investigation in the case; curiously, they were also not seen at the crematorium for the last rites. And that maybe wise from their standpoint, too, as they are less likely to be confronted by pesky journalists and relatives. There has been buzz in the media about alleged workplace rivalry

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    Thane: Man held for killing his mother-in-law

    Thane: The Thane Kasarwadavli police have arrested a 32-year-old man for allegedly killing his mother-in-law and pushed her from first floor flat. The incident took place at Rumabai society in Kasarwadavli area, Thane on Monday night. Police said the arrested accused have been identified as Ankush Bhatti, 32. A case was registered at Kasarwadavli police under Section 302 of Indian Penal Code.

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    Mumbai: Minor boy arrested for molesting 6-yr-old

    Mumbai: Amboli police have arrested a teenage boy on Monday for molesting a six-year-old girl on Sunday evening. Police sources said the incident took place in Ramesh Nagar area of Jogeshwari west on Sunday evening, when the six-year-old girl was playing in the compound of a neighbouring building. The accused, aged 14, saw her and called out her saying her father was looking for her. The teenager took her behind the bushes

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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

  • Maharashtra crime: 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 Sunday. Raids were carried out in keeping with the orders of courts which have banned extraction of sand from the river using pumps and their

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    Man, 4 others nabbed for killing grandfather

    Mumbai: A 29-year-old man and his four accomplices were arrested on Thursday for the murder of his 87-year-old paternal gra­nd­father. The motive behind the murder was to avenge the deceased since he wanted to have a physical relationship with his daughter-in-law. The accused wanted to take over the property and business of the octogenarian.

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    Jilted beau attacks self with blade after girl threatens to file complaint

    Mumbai: A 21-year old jilted lover was arrested for attempting to assault a girl and reportedly stabbing himself after the girl threatened to file a complaint against him, in Dombivli, on Tuesday.  The arrested accused has been identified as Dinesh Vasudevan, 21, a resident of Thakurli in Dombivli (E).

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    Allahabad: Retired cop battered to death by relatives over property dispute

    Allahabad: A retired police sub-inspector was allegedly battered to death by his relatives in Teliyarganj area in the district following an argument over a long-pending property dispute, the police said Tuesday. One of the three accused involved in battering former SI Abdul Samad Khan was arrested on Tuesday, said Senior Superintendent of Police Nitin Tiwari. Tiwari identified the arrested accused as Mohammed Yusuf.

  • Uttar Pradesh crime: Three arrested for raping teenager in a moving car

    Noida: One more person was arrested Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping and raping a class 9 girl in a moving car in Gautam Buddh Nagar, police said. The girl was on her way to relieve herself outside Roshanpur village in the district on August 27 when three men abducted and raped her in the car. They later dumped her near the village, according to the police. Two accused were held the same day, they said, adding

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    To pay off debts, man steals gold from partner’s firm

    Mumbai: The MHB Colony police have arrested a man within 48 hours of stealing his partner’s gold worth Rs 43 lakh from a gold jewellery manufacturing unit. The police have booked the man under section relevant to robbery and cheating. Police sources said, the accused and the complainant were partner and were running a gold jewellery manufacturing unit in Dahisar since two years. On Thursday night, the accused shut down the unit

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    Men kidnapped by Naxals from Chandigarh found dead in Gadchiroli

    Nagpur: The bodies of two persons abducted by Naxals on August 26 from Chhattisgarh were found Sunday in Gadchiroli district, about 300 kms from here, a senior police official said. Gadchiroli Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawade said that Sona Padha (35) and Somji Padha (40) had been kidnapped by Naxals from Bande village in Chhattisgarh on August 26. Their bodies were found Sunday morning by the side of Tadguda road in Gatta

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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: Brothers arrested for killing girl’s boyfriend in Govandi

    Mumbai: Two brothers were by Shivaji Nagar Police for the murder of a 26-year-old youth on Thursday morning. The victim had been in a relationship with the sister of the accused. They had asked him to stay away from their sister, because of the difference in their social class. The family of the accused ran a garment store, while the victim was a tailor.

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    Inebriated man attacks devotee mom

    Badlapur: A 21-year-old man in an inebriated state tried to kill his 44-year-old mother after an arguments over her worship. The accused attacked her, by trying to stab his mother on her neck. He claimed, she would allegedly pray to god the entire day which irritated him. The accused arrested has been identified as Akash Dhende,21, who lived with his mom Sunita Dhende,44 at Badlapur (E). The incident took place at Rane

  • UP Crime: 14-year-old girl set on fire, 2 arrested 4 still absconding

    A 14-year-old girl was set on fire in Meerut’s Sardhana town three days ago, she was admitted to hospital with 60 per cent burn injuries. Local BJP MLA Sangeet Som and party MP Sanjeev Baliyan visited to the hospital to meet the girl and her family, they also assured the family that she would be taken to Delhi for better treatment.

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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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    Sohrabuddin encounter case: 3 more witnesses examined in Mumbai for the case

    Mumbai: Three more witnesses were examined on Friday in the Sohrabuddin encounter case, of whom one was dropped, while the other two stood by their earlier statements to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Both witnesses were from the police department of Palanpur — Constable Manjibhai Chaudhary and Assistant Sub-Inspector Jivanbharti Manabharti Goswami. Chaudhary was in charge of maintaining the police control room log book at Palanpur.