Mumbai police lends support to budding child photographers

Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has announced his department's support for education and training of five slum children out of a group of 40 budding child photographers, whose photo exhibition is underway at the Mumbai Press Club.

Inter-state gang selling luxury cars by fraud busted

A police team from Mumbai has seized 20 luxury cars from Khargone district in Madhya Pradesh allegedly sold by an inter-state gang, based in Maharashtra, police said.

Mumbai Police on arms recovery drive ahead of Assembly polls

Police have launched an exercise to collect licenced arms in the city ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls due on October 15, a drive which has led to 288 weapons being surrendered so far even as it cracked down on people with criminal antecedents.

HC issues warrant against Pradeep Sharma in encounter case

The Bombay High Court Friday admitted two appeals challenging the acquittal of former 'encounter specialist' police officer Pradeep Sharma in a fake encounter case, and issued a bailable warrant against him.

SIT to be set up to expedite probe into QNet case

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Mumbai Police, probing the alleged Rs 425-crore financial fraud involving Hong Kong-based multi-level marketing company QNet, will soon set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to expedite its probe.

Al Qaeda's terror threat looms over Ganpati Visarjan in Mumbai

Intelligence reports have warned of possible terror attacks during the Ganpati Celebration in Mumbai, the government has tightened the round-the-clock vigil along all coastal routes coming to the city.

Mumbai Police arrest two suspected members of Chhota Shakeel gang

Mumbai police today claimed to have foiled a deadly gang war, with the arrest of two suspected aides of Chhota Shakeel's gang, who allegedly conspired to gun down two key lieutenants of a rival group headed by Chhota Rajan in the sessions court premises in Mumbai.

'Mardaani': Maharashtra Minister calls Rani Mukerji 'outdated'

In an attempt to impress Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil, politician Dilip Sopal made a derogatory remark against actress Rani Mukerji.

Court grants police transit remand of artist in theft case in UP

A local court has granted transit remand to Mumbai Police of a cinema artist wanted in connection with a theft case.

Mumbai gets all-women beat marshal squads to tackle crime

Mumbai police on Wednesday got the all-women beat marshal squads, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the country wherein armed female police personnel will patrol the city streets on bikes, specifically to tackle crime against women.

Mumbai cops make molestation victim run from one police station to another

A woman in Mumbai had to face harrowing time in the maximum city twice in a span of few hours – first at the hands of molesters and then at various police stations.

Rape accused DIG Sunil Paraskar gets anticipatory bail

A sessions court here on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a Mumbai model.

College students likely to man police station helpdesks

The Mumbai police is toying with the idea of stationing college students at police station helpdesks to help women, children and senior citizen complainants, a senior police official said here on Monday.

Shiv Sena defends `Saamana` edit on IPS officer accused of rape

The Shiv Sena Monday defended the controversial editorial in its mouthpiece `Saamana` about rape accused IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, saying the party was being defamed without understanding its stance on the issue.

Maharashtra HC clubs cases of custodial deaths

Observing that Maharashtra accounts for a large number of custodial deaths and that most of the victims belonged to the minority community, the Bombay High Court has said that it would take stern measures to curb such atrocities.

Police verification for passport in Mumbai to become quicker

Mumbai Police, in association with Regional Passport Office, are devising a new simpler process whereby police verification report, a pre-requisite for passport, will be prepared and issued within ten days.

Mumbai model rape case: DIG Paraskar`s statement recorded

Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who is accused of raping a model, reports said on Tuesday.

65-year-old woman passenger strip-searched, 2 TCs suspended

A 65-year-old woman passenger was allegedly strip searched by two women ticket checkers after she erroneously entered the first class compartment of a suburban local while carrying a second class ticket, following which the TCs have been suspended.

Mumbai police gets threatening letter from `Mujahideen`, city on alert

Mumbai police has allegedly received a threatening letter hinting a warning of terror attack by `Mujahideen` and the city has been put on high alert, as per news reports on Sunday.

`Model`s rape complaint against IPS officer an act of revenge`

Senior IPS officer Sunil Paraskar, who has been accused of rape by a city-based model, Friday filed an anticipatory bail application before the sessions court here which granted him interim protection from arrest till July 31.