Sachin Gaad

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Sachin Gaad has been a reporter with The Free Press Journal for a year. He tracks developments on the crime beat for the papers, reporting on cases being investigated by police stations as well as the Mumbai Police Crime Branch. He also reports on developments in the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.

Stories By Sachin Gaad

Mumbai Police transfer salary accounts of 50,000 cops from Axis bank to HDFC

Mumbai Police transfer salary accounts of 50,000 cops from Axis bank to HDFC

Mumbai Police on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank, transferring the salary accounts of around 50,000 o...Read More

TRP scam: Mumbai police to add forgery sections

TRP scam: Mumbai police to add forgery sections

The Mumbai police have started scrutinising the financial transactions over the last five years of five channels whose names have cropped...Read More

Mumbai: Cops book city hospital resident doctor for rape

Mumbai: Cops book city hospital resident doctor for rape

The Byculla police has booked a resident doctor of a south Mumbai hospital for allegedly raping another resident doctor of the hospital. ...Read More

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TRP Probe: Names of two more channels surface; investigation underway

The city crime branch, which is investigating the TRP manipulation racket, has said that names of two more channels have come up in their...Read More

Cyber Fraud: Desperate for job, 20-year-old girl ends up losing ₹8.6 lakh

Cyber Fraud: Desperate for job, 20-year-old girl ends up losing ₹8.6 lakh

The fraudster initially made her to pay Rs 4 lakh on various reasons while the remaining amount was swindled from her on the pretext of o...Read More

Mumbai Crime Watch:  Online shark uses IT officer’s FB profile to lure gullible pals

Mumbai Crime Watch: Online shark uses IT officer’s FB profile to lure gullible pals

Scamster asked IT joint commissioner’s FB friends to send Rs 15,000 for an ailing person

Mumbai: Heroin worth 2.4 crore seized from Dharavi

Mumbai: Heroin worth 2.4 crore seized from Dharavi

In a crackdown on drug peddlers, the Anti-Narcotics Cell (ANC) of the city crime branch has seized 1.2 kilograms of Heroin on Wednesday, ...Read More

Mumbai crime watch: Shirdi sand mafia arrested for Dindoshi kidnapping

Mumbai crime watch: Shirdi sand mafia arrested for Dindoshi kidnapping

Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested five people, including a notorious criminal and a sand mafia from Shirdi, for allegedly kidnapping a cit...Read More

Now, show-cause notice to Arnab Goswami for disrupting communal harmony

Now, show-cause notice to Arnab Goswami for disrupting communal harmony

Mumbai: Citing two previously registered FIRs related to allegations of disrupting communal harmony registered against Republic TV Editor...Read More

Crime branch arrest fifth accused in TRP manipulation case

Crime branch arrest fifth accused in TRP manipulation case

The accused identified as Vinay Tripathi (30) an ex-employee of Hansa was allegedly giving money to accused Vishal Bhandari

Maharashtra records the highest number of missing women in 2019: NCRB

Maharashtra records the highest number of missing women in 2019: NCRB

A total of 66,478 people went missing from Maharashtra in 2019 of which 38,506 were women

Cyber frauds: New Facebook user falls for customs clearance fraud, loses Rs 91,000

Cyber frauds: New Facebook user falls for customs clearance fraud, loses Rs 91,000

The woman opened her FB account in August. In the second week of September, she received a friend request from one Jackson William, a doc...Read More

False TRP: Heads of 2 ad firms to be questioned as well at Crime Branch office in Fort today

False TRP: Heads of 2 ad firms to be questioned as well at Crime Branch office in Fort today

A day after alleging that several television channels were involved in the manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRPs), the Mumbai Po...Read More

Mumbai crime watch: Fake IPS officer held for extorting Rs 18 lakh from Surat businessman

Mumbai crime watch: Fake IPS officer held for extorting Rs 18 lakh from Surat businessman

The Anti Extortion Cell (AEC) of Mumbai crime branch arrested a Rajasthan man for allegedly kidnapping a businessman and extorting Rs 18 ...Read More

RE -- PUBLIC: A TRP scam ?

RE -- PUBLIC: A TRP scam ?

Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh on Thursday claimed the Mumbai Police Crime Branch had busted a Television Rating Points (TRP)...Read More

Mumbai crime watch: Trader loses Rs 95,000 in search engine listing fraud

Mumbai crime watch: Trader loses Rs 95,000 in search engine listing fraud

A 66-year-old trader from Gamdevi became a victim of a search engine listing fraud when he went online in search of a courier service con...Read More

Mumbai Police probes Republic TV, two others for TRP manipulation - the story so far

Mumbai Police probes Republic TV, two others for TRP manipulation - the story so far

The Mumbai crime branch on Thursday busted a racket involved in manipulation of Television Rating Points (TRP). The Mumbai police further...Read More

5 posing as policemen extort Rs 18 lakh from businessman in Mumbai

5 posing as policemen extort Rs 18 lakh from businessman in Mumbai

The incident took place on September 28 when the businessman was staying at Hotel Ambassador near Marine Drive. Five unidentified men bar...Read More

Accused Jay Salve

Man tricks women police constables, flees with their belongings, held

Soon after the incident, the Government Railway Police (GRP) at the railway station and MSF personnel along with the Railway Protection F...Read More

Man loses Rs 2.24 lakh after fraudster makes him pay Rs 2 to update KYC

Man loses Rs 2.24 lakh after fraudster makes him pay Rs 2 to update KYC

The cyber fraudster claimed that mapping device is required to update his KYC details and asked him to download a remote screen sharing a...Read More

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