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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.

  • IPL Betting Scam: Actor Arbaaz Khan summoned by Thane Police

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan has been summoned by the anti-extortion cell of the Thane crime branch in connection with an international IPL betting ring that was busted recently.

  • Kashimira: Staffers face music, owners dodge action in ladies bar raids

    Bhayandar: Continuing its crackdown against vulgar and immoral trade, the Thane (rural) police raided yet another ladies bar in Kashimira which was found to be indulged in late night raunchy shows under the guise of live orchestra performances. However, as usual the owners of the establishment managed to evade the police dragnet.

  • Sex racket busted at Mira Road’s massage salon

    Bhayandar: The Thane (rural) police busted a high profile sex racket which was operating from an upscale residential colony under the guise of a family salon and spa in Kashimira. Interestingly the salon owner floated online advertisements on prominent web portals to lure their potential clientele by offering massage  services.

  • FPJ Impact: Beer vendors face cop music in Bhayandar, 29 tipplers in net

    Bhayandar: Less than 36 hours after The Free Press Journal carried a news article  (Cops Turn Blind Eye) in its May 18 (Friday) edition, exposing the brazen disregard of law by beer vends, sleuths of the Thane (rural) police launched a crackdown on unscrupulous outlets in the twin-city which had turned into open mini -bars.

  • CDR case: Was Udita Goswami snooping on hubby Mohit Suri?

    The CDR scam is getting uglier by the day. On Wednesday The Crime Branch of Thane police recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Udita Goswami in the Call Detail Record (CDR) case. As per the reports, Udita procured the filmmaker and husband Mohit Suri’s call data. The Thane crime branch has even recorded her statement in this regard if we go by the daily. She went for

  • Drug racket: Court orders attachment of properties of actor Mamta Kulkarni

    Thane: A special NDPS court here has ordered attachment of properties of former Bollywood actor Mamta Kulkarni, who is one of the key accused in the multi-crore drug racket case unearthed by the Thane Police in 2016. Special NDPS court judge, H M Patwardhan, last week ordered the attachment of three plush flats owned by Kulkarni in various areas of Mumbai, after she failed to appear before the court in connection with

  • Actor Udita Goswami questioned for an hour by Thane police in CDR case

    Thane: The Crime Branch of Thane police on Wednesday recorded the statement of Bollywood actor Udita Goswami in the Call Detail Record (CDR) case. Senior Police Inspector Nitin Thakre recorded Goswami’s statement for over one hour, said Thane police PRO Sukhada Narkar.