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    Mumbai crime branch arrests gangster after 22 years

    Mumbai: A 52-year-old gangster has been arrested by the Mumbai crime branch unit-7 on Wednesday after 22 years. The accused was absconding since 1996. Anil Rajaram Gavande (52) is wanted by the Kanjurmarg police in a murder case and by the Mulund police in an attempt to murder case.

  • Mumbai: 2002 Ghatkopar blast accused arrested by Gujarat ATS

    Mumbai: An accused in the 2002 Ghatkopar blast was arrested from Aurangabad by the Mumbai crime branch and Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad on Tuesday. Yahya Khan alias Abdul Rahman Shaikh, 43, was arrested by the Mumbai crime branch unit 10 at 3 pm on Tuesday from Aurangabad. Shaikh was wanted in the 2002 Ghatkopar blast case as one of the conspirators. Shaikh was a software engineer at Pragma

  • Mumbai: CCTV ‘captures’ 4 in failed bid to rob State Bank of India

    Mumbai: Four persons were arrested on Friday by the Mumbai crime branch for an attempt to rob the State Bank of India (SBI) at Solapur. The accused, Amruddin Zahir Shaikh, 24, Naseer Anis Shaikh, 35, Sajjan Mehbul Shaikh, 34, and Saudagar Shamsher Shaikh, 32, had planned the heist on the midnight after July 11 at SBI’s Tembhurni branch at Solapur.

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    Mumbai: Rs 6 cr forex racket busted, 10 arrested from Dadar

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch Unit 3 arrested ten people on Friday for cheating 500 victims of Rs 6.36 crore through a bogus forex exchange trade website known as Money Trading.com. The victims were promised high returns on investments.

  • Mumbai crime branch arrests 2 for murder of Telangana RTI activist

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch arrested two persons on Monday for the murder of a 51-year-old Right to Information (RTI) activist, Satyanarayan Narsa Goud. After Goud sought information from the state excise department on illegal toddy palm shops and those involved in the sale of this product in Mumbai and nearby areas and filed complaints, it resulted in the closure of several such outlets.

  • Two directors of online gambling firm held in Haryana

    Mumbai, The cyber wing of Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested two absconding directors of an online gambling company, from Gurugram in Haryana, police said today. The accused- Ramesh Chourasia (56) and his son Anchal Chourasia (30)- both directors of Gameking India Pvt Ltd were arrested by the crime branch on Monday, a senior police official said. The duo hails from Tardeo in central Mumbai and Anchal is a software engineer by profession,

  • Mumbai Crime Branch finds dead man ‘alive’ in Mira Road

    Mumbai: Father of a 36-year-old man had registered murder case against his son Pannelal Yadav’s wife and in-laws in June 2017 but the sleuths of Mumbai crime branch unit VIII have found him alive in Mira Road.

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    Mumbai: Crime branch arrest 45-year-old man for duping youth of Rs 7.75 lakh

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch has arrested a 45-year-old man for cheating a victim to the tune of Rs 7.75 lakhs by promising government jobs to unemployed youth. The accused Lalit Om Sawant has been arrested by the police. He has been arrested for personating a public servant (Section 170), cheating by personation (Section 419), cheating(Section 420), forgery (Section 465), forgery of record of court or of public register (Section 466),forgery of valuable

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    Mumbai: Police arrest gangster DK Rao’s close aide Anna Durai

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch have arrested Anna Durai Balu Devendra, a close aide of DK Rao on Wednesday for extortion of Rs 50 lakhs from a builder. On October 13 last year, the Mumbai Crime Branch had arrested Ravi Mallesh Bora alias D.K.Rao, gangster Chhota Rajan‘s trusted aide for running an extortion racket. The police had registered a case against Rao and Durai on the charges of extortion from a builder for

  • Mumbai: 30,000 policemen to be deployed across city on New Year’s Eve

    Mumbai: On New Year’s Eve 30,000 policemen will be deployed as part of the special bandobast: these will include apart from the usual men in khaki, the State Reserve Police Force, the Quick Response Team, the Riot Control Police, the Bomb Detection and Disposal squads, the Home Guards and the traffic police.

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    Mumbai crime branch arrested three persons for gold jewellery heist of Rs 37 lakh at Zaveri bazaar

    Mumbai: The Mumbai crime branch unit 2 arrested three persons on Friday for dacoity of jewellery worth Rs. 36.83 lakh at Zaveri Bazaar. The accused have been identified as Rahul Salvi (27), Kiran Tawde (25) and Yaseen alias Sameer Shaikh (35). According to a crime branch official, “The dacoity was an insider’s job. Several teams were dispatched to Nallasopara, Mumbra, Chembur, Sewri and Kalbadevi to nab the accused. We are yet to