The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested five people linked to fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim's 'D' company in connection with an extortion case. On October 11, a Crime Branch official confirmed and said, the police's anti-extortion cell (AEC) had recently arrested gangster Chhota Shakeel's brother-in-law Salim Qureshi alias Salim Fruit and businessman Riyaz Bhati in an extortion case. The arrested were charged under the Maharashtra Control of Organised… read-more
An important meeting of the BCCI is scheduled on October 10, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Ahead of the organisation's Annual General Meeting (AGM) the BCCI officials and the board's AGM will take place on October 18 in Mumbai. As per sources, all the office bearers of BCCI are leaving for Mumbai tonight for meeting, where major key decisions on office-bearers and posts will be taken. More details awaited.
In Maharashtra’s Nashik, a bus caught fire on October 7, claiming the lives of 11 persons including a minor, informed city police. Moreover, the injured persons are currently undergoing treatment. The police further stated, “we are trying to ascertain the exact number of deaths with the doctor’s confirmation. In the previous development to the case, eight were believed to be dead, and the death toll has only risen.
In Mumbai’s Powai Area, a 86-year-old security guard was beaten to death with a stick, on October 4. The victim Limbaji Kamble worked in the JC Builders compound, where the incident occurred in the early hours of the day. The accused, identified as Shripat Dengle, allegedly beat up the old man with a stick after Kamble didn’t allow him to drink liquor. Further details on the matter is awaited.
The customs officials at the Mumbai Airport seized 980 grams of cocaine, estimated to be valued at Rs 9.8 crore from a passenger on October 3. Reportedly, the passenger arrived in Ethiopian Airlines flight ET-610 from Addis Ababa. According to the officials, the contraband was carried in the undergarments of the passenger. The accused has been arrested and remanded to judicial custody.
The Mumbai International Airport received an email warning about a bomb on an IndiGo airplane, informed officials on October 2. Following the bomb scare, security has been tightened at the airport. The information has been termed a “hoax”. The flight which was mentioned in the mail, was delayed and checked thoroughly. After dismissing the claims, the flight continued to take off and land at Ahmedabad without any hassle.
The festive season of Navratri became more exciting for Mumbai local travellers, with fun karaoke and "Bhajan Mandlis" in trains and metros. After Ae Halo (Garba) footage from inside Mumbai's lifeline transport, videos showing passengers having a karaoke night have surfaced on the internet. The viral video is receiving an "aww" response from netizens, who appreciated the fun by people, which would make lengthy rides easy and… read-more
In Maharashtra’s Pune, using the 3D printing technology, a 3D printed runway controller hut has been set up at the Airforce station, making it the one of a kind. The structure was reportedly made in 30 days, and includes a 3D printed concrete foundation and wall panels, besides the ground floor roof using precast technology. The hut is crucial for providing vital inputs to the Duty Air Traffic Control Officer.
Police along with investigating agencies conducted raids in another major crackdown against Popular Front of India (PFI) on September 27. Reportedly, the raids are being conducted in Assam, Karnataka, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. Over 75 PFI and SDPI workers have been taken into preventive custody. Furthermore, cases have been booked under Sections 108 and 151 of CrPC.
In Maharashtra’s Mumbai, a final year medical student allegedly hanged herself to death at her residence in Agripada area, informed police on September 24. The victim has been identified as Shreyasa Pathkar, who took her life when she was home alone. According to the police, no suicide notes have been recovered from the spot, and the body has been sent for postmortem.