Terming as "unfortunate" the death of four candidates who succumbed after suffering heatstrokes during a police recruitment drive here, the Mumbai Police Commissioner said the Crime Branch would conduct a probe into the incidents.
The widow of IPS officer Ashok Kamte, killed in 26/11 terror attack, on Monday apprehended the matter surrounding the "discrepancies" in crucial call records of the 59-hours siege in 2008 provided to her would be put on the backburner under the watch of new Mumbai police chief.
The Navi Mumbai police got permission from a sessions court to arrest Devendra Jagtap, alias JD, who allegedly fired two rounds with a country-made revolver at extradited gangster Abu Salem at the high-security Taloja jail.
Claiming that city police had been now sensitised enough to deal properly with the crimes against women, though earlier there was "some insensitivity in the lower rung", Mumbai police commissioner Satyapal Singh.
City Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik in a bid to further discipline the force, has instructed his men to refrain from setting "item numbers" or "vulgar songs" as ring tones for their mobile phones, said a senior police official.