Fraudsters duped Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) of more than Rs 1 crore. As per police source, the fraudster sent a message in the name of SII CEO Adar Poonawalla, asking for a transfer of money. The fraud occurred between the afternoons of September 8-9, following which a complaint was registered with the Pune Police. Senior official Pratap Mankar registered a case and launched an investigation.
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Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena Pune unit chief Sanjay More and five others were arrested for attacking an MLA from Eknath Shinde's Shiv Sena. On August 3, police blamed More and five unidentified people for the alleged attack on Uday Samant's car, in Pune. The assistant commissioner of police (Swargate division), Sushama Chavan confirmed the arrest after the rebel Shiv Sena MLAs filed an FIR for the attack.
Pune police filed an FIR against three Bharatiya Kanata Party (BJP) workers on May 17 for allegedly assaulting Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) women workers at a book launch event in the presence of Union Minister Smriti Irani. Police registered the case under sections 354 and 323 of IPC. It was the release event of the Marathi version of the book titled 'Amit Shah and the March of BJP'.
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In Pune, an FIR has been registered against a film casting director for allegedly harassing a female 'backstage artist' for years, said Pune Police on March 30. Moreover, the accused was blackmailing the victim, asking for sexual favors since she was 17-year-old. However, after years of torture, she finally, at 21-year-old, approached the police. Based on the complaint, the police booked the casting-director under IPC section 376 (rape),… read-more
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In Pune, a minor was sexually assaulted in school premises, confirmed police on March 24. As per PTI, the girl was allegedly assaulted by an unidentified man, in a toilet and narrated the incident to her friend. Later the school authority informed about the incident to the victim's parents. The Shivajinagar Police registered a case under 376 (rape) and provisions of the POCSO Act, and launched an investigation.
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In Loni, Khalbore area of Pune, four people died while cleaning a septic tank, on March 2. The incident took place at 11:30 am, at Malhar Appa residential building. The reason behind their demise is suffocation, confirmed the Pune Police. Furthermore, the police have registered an accidental death case and is awaiting postmortem report. The deceased were Sikandar Popat Kasabe, Padmakar Maruti Waghmare, Krishna Datta Jadhav and Roopesh Kamble… read-more
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In a shocking incident, Pune Police has arrested 11 people so far including six autorickshaw drivers, two railway employees, and three others, for gang-raping a 13-year-old girl on August 31. Reportedly, an accused, autorickshaw driver who offered the service to drop the girl home had called others to rape the minor. However, the victim was taken to the hospital and is said to be stable.
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