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  • Major gambling unit busted in Kashimira, 28 arrested

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted a matka (gambling) control unit that was being operated from a farmhouse located near a remote hamlet on the Thane-Ghodunder Road, late on Monday night. Twenty-eight people were arrested and booked under the relevant sections of the IPC and Prevention of Gambling Act. A similar racket in Candolim was busted by the Goa police last Friday.

  • Thane man held for molesting his minor daughter post wife’s death

    Mumbai: A 40-year-old man has been arrested on Wednesday morning for molesting his 8-year-old daughter in Thane. The incident occurred on January 12, at midnight in their residence at Sawarkar Nagar, Thane. The accused, Prashant Kale (name changed to protect the identity of the victim), was in an inebriated state at the time of the incident when the wife of the accused was not present at their home. The accused had touched

  • Mumbai: 4 arrested for running illegal telephone exchanges

    Thane: Four illegal telephone exchanges being operated from different apartments have been busted here in Maharashtra and four people arrested in this connection, a police official said today. The accused were illegally routing international calls through Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), she said.

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    Dombivli youths kidnapped in Malaysia rescued by police

    KALYAN: The Malaysian police have rescued two Dombivli youth from the kidnappers and they are now at Malaysian police custody, who would be released after investigations. The Malaysian police are probing into matter, Thane police has said. A Dombivli based Vaidya family had booked a complaint on August 4, with Ram Nagar Police station in Dombivli.

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    Eight people arrested for house-breaking thefts in Thane

    Thane (Maha): Eight people were arrested by the Thane Police in Maharashtra for their alleged involvement in several cases of house-breaking theft at various places in the state, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, the police nabbed an offender from the Mumbra township here a couple of days back.

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    Thane: Shiv Sena corporator Sarika Jadhav’s husband arrested in extortion racket

    Mumbai: The Thane police on Thursday arrested Shiv Sena corporator’s husband and his brother for allegedly extorting money from a builder in Kalyan. Both were produced in a Kalyan court and remanded to police custody. Police said that the accused identified as Satish Jadhav, husband of Sarika Jadhav, who is a corporator from the Bhagwan Nagar area in Kalyan east, and his brother Jugnu Jadhav were arrested on Thursday.Anti-Extortion Cell officials said that

  • Thane police to seek details of call centre scam in the US

    Mumbai: The conviction of 21 Indian-origin persons by a US court in a multimillion-dollar India-based call centre scam is expected to help investigators of a similar racket in the city build a watertight case against the accused, Thane Police officials said on Sunday.

  • 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.

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    Thane: 4 of family booked for man’s killing in Bhiwandi

    Thane: A 27-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death in Bhiwandi in Thane district over a property dispute, police said on Wednesday. The police have booked four members of a family in connection with the killing.

  • Card skimmer, camera found at Mira Road ATM

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police have warned people to beware of data skimming devices, after the recovery of one from the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) kiosk of a reputed government owned bank in Mira Road.

  • IPL betting case: Thane police are on the lookout for 2 bookies

    Mumbai: The Thane police are on the lookout for Suresh Nagri alias Junior Kolkata and his brother Sunil alias Appu Kolkata, suspected bookies in the Indian Premiere League (IPL) betting scam. Junior Kolkata and Appu Kolkata are wanted since they were running the betting business along with the arrested accused bookie Sonu Yogendra Jalan alias Sonu Malad alias Sonu Batla (41). Junior Kolkata, Appu Kolkata and Jalan

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    Mumbai: Film producer Parag Sanghvi, brother of former cop summoned

    Mumbai: The anti-extortion cell of Thane Police have summoned Bollywood film producer Parag Sanghvi and Sameer Buddha, brother of former Assistant Police Inspector Sohail Buddha, on Tuesday. Sameer Buddha had worked for Indrani Mukerjea at INX media between 2005 and 2007. Mukerjea is an undertrial in the Sheena Bora murder case. Sanghvi is chief executive officer of Alumbra Entertainment and Lotus Film Company.

  • IPL Betting: Arbaaz Khan admits to betting, losing large amount in IPL 2018

    Thane: Bollywood actor and filmmaker Arbaaz Khan has told police that he has been betting on cricket matches for the past five to six years, a police official claimed today. The actor, however, claimed that he had not placed bets on any match of the 2018 season of the Indian Premier League that ended on May 27, the official said.