Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Tiff over society accounts leads to murder of 38-year-old Mira Road resident, 3 arrested

    Bhayandar: His insistence on having a look at the financial record of his housing society proved fatal for a 38-year-old Mira Road resident, as he was beaten to death by the building secretary and his two sons. While the deceased has been identified as Jabbar Gaffar Bhaati (38), three people including the building secretary identified as Abdul Mukheem Khan (50) and his two sons Imran and Mohsin have been arrested by the

  • Mumbai: Following protest from locals, notorious hookah den raided

    Bhayandar: Unfazed by the crackdown on them by cops, the notorious hookah mafia of Mira Road seems to be continuing  with their nefarious activities. Sleuths of the Mira Road police led by Sr PI Srikant Padhule raided yet another hookah parlour and nabbed nine people including the operator and eight customers.

  • Three-in-a-row for Singhania, bag Inter-Schools title

    Mumbai : Defending champions Smt. Sulochanadevi Singhania fashioned a seven-wicket win over Gokuldham to compete a hat-trick of titles, in the Association of ICSE Schools in Maharashtra (AISM) Regional T20 Inter-Schools Cricket Tournament, organized by N.L. Dalmia High School, Mira Road, at the Police Gymkhana.

  • Online sex racket busted by police in Mira Road, three arrested

    Bhayandar: It was routine raid by the Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Thane (rural) police to bust at a prostitution racket that was being operated from a posh residential society in Mira Road on Monday.

  • Mumbai: 150 homebuyers register a complaint with MahaRERA against real estate project at Mira Road

    Mumbai: Nearly 150 homebuyers have registered a complaint with the Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) against a real estate project at Mira Road which has been stalled for the last four years. Buyers said that the construction work of the project was affected after a dispute among the directors of the company, Kashmira Ceramics Products.

  • Mumbai: Mobile store burgled in Mira Road, thieves decamp with 24 handsets

    Bhayandar: Unidentified miscreants broke into a mobile phone showroom in Mira Road during the wee hours of Sunday and made off with handsets worth Rs 1.58 lakh. The break-in was reported from Jai Ambe Telecom — a multi-brand mobile outlet located in the Shanti Park area of Mira Road.

  • Mumbai: Cops recover rotting body of 24-year-old youth in Mira Road

    Bhayandar: A 24-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide in his rented flat in a Mira Road high-rise.  The deceased, identified as Uttkarsh Shasikant Patel was from Gujarat. He was unemployed and stayed alone on the 1st floor of Arnica Tower in the Jangid Enclave area of Mira Road (east). The police was informed after several rings of the doorbell went unanswered.

  • Mumbai: Police to keep strict vigil on eve-teasers during Navratri

    Bhayandar: The festive season has started and the Mira Road division of the Thane (rural) police is leaving no stone unturned in keeping a stringent vigilance on eve-teasers during the nine nights of Navratri Utsav at the various venues across the twin-city.

  • Thane: Police arrest medical practitioner for raping a nurse

    Thane: Police have arrested a medical practitioner from city last evening for allegedly raping a nurse repeatedly. The accused doctor has a dispensary as well as hospital in the city, said woman police inspector N D Patil of Shri Nagar police station.

  • Mumbai: Girl abducted 16 years ago, pushed into sex trade; woman held

    Thane: The police have arrested a 44-year-old woman for allegedly kidnapping a newborn girl around 16 years ago and later pushing her into flesh trade. The anti-human trafficking cell of the district rural police on Sunday evening carried out a raid at a house in the district’s Mira Road area where they found the girl along with two men in a room, Kashimira police station’s senior inspector Vilas Sanap said. The woman,

  • Mumbai: Singer Ahmad Mirza dies after being assaulted by family member

    Mumbai: Musician-singer Ahmad Mirza, 68, died after being brutally attacked by one of his sons’ father-in-law, at Mira Road’s Thunga Hospital on Friday afternoon. Reportedly, the singer was battling for his life since past two days but unfortunately, he succumbed due to several injuries.

  • Watch Video: Parents of Mira Road school protest over ‘illegal’ fee hike

    A YouTube video is circulating on WhatsApp in which parents of many children are protesting against the Cosmopolitan School in Mira Road. In the video, parents are blaming school authorities for allegedly hiking fees drastically and not following the standard rule for raising fees. More than 250 parents were standing outside the school for protest and even tried to speak to the principal of the school but she allegedly refused to talk.

  • Mumbai Crime: Spurned by friend’s widow, man kidnaps her son

    Mira Road: The Mira Road police rescued a 4-year-old boy from a remote village in West Bengal and apprehended the kidnapper who wanted to marry the child’s widowed mother in his bizarre ransom demand.

  • Five held for child trafficking in Thane

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted an organized child trafficking gang in Mira Road. While two minor girls including a toddler were rescued, five people including two women have been arrested and booked under the relevant sections of the IPC and Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act.

  • Mumbai: With swanky bikes, Mira Road police will now patrol in style

    Bhayandar: Beat Marshalls attached to police stations coming under the jurisdictions of the Mira Road division of the Thane (rural) police are sure to leave the people of the twin-city in envy when they will zoom around on fancy motorbikes similar to the ones we see in Hollywood flicks. In a stylish and revolutionary step aimed at making policing much quicker and smoother for beat marshals,  SP Dr. Mahesh Patil

  • Mumbai: Heavy rains disrupt life in Mira Bhayandar

    Bhayandar: The first spell of heavy rains since Saturday night which left many areas of the twin-city battling with waterlogging problems, has yet again exposed Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation’s (MBMC) shoddy de-silting preparations to face the monsoon blues.

  • Mumbai: Three arrested for robbing woman of Rs 7 lakh, gold ornaments

    Bhayandar: Sleuths of the Thane (Rural) police have arrested three people including a self-proclaimed godman and his two accomplices for their alleged involvement in executing a well-planned theft from a woman’s house in Mira Road.