Adnan Patrawala

  • 'Shaitan': Adnan Patrawala kidnap-death story retold? June 7, 2011

    New Delhi: A hardened drug dealer falls hard for a moody painter, a police officer fights his inner demons and the grisly killing of a 16-year-old by his friends. If you did not know what the super rich in Mumbai do in their own time, you will, after the release...
  • Candle campaign for slain teenager, Adnan September 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Relatives and friends of Adnan Patrawala gathered at Azad Maidan in Mumbai today to pay a tribute to the slain teenager. Adnan was abducted and murdered by some of his friends on August 20. Adnan's parents and relatives organised a human chain to demand speedy justice in the case....
  • After Adnan, cops make secret 'kidnap bust' plan August 29, 2007

    Mumbai: Sixteen-year-old Adnan Patrawala may have been alive if his kidnappers had not panicked after hearing of the story making headlines across news channels. Adnan's parents share that view and even the police are now trying to identify who leaked the news to the media. "The police office should ...
  • Adnan's parents blame media, police for his death August 28, 2007

    Mumbai: Adnan Patrawala's parents have blamed the media and the police for their son's death while addressing the press outside their home on Tuesday in Mumbai The 16-year-old Adnan was kidnapped by his friends for money and murdered on August 19. Blaming the media for the death of her son, Lubna Patrawala...
  • Adnan murder case: 4th suspect arrested August 23, 2007

    Mumbai: Twenty-four-old Rajiv Himmatbhai, a resident of Malad, is the fourth person to be arrested for the murder of 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala. Rajiv was arrested on Wednesday and he is being accused of strangling Adnan to death. Twenty-eight-year-old Sujith Nair and 18-year-old Ayush Bhatt arrested earlier, have been sent to police...
  • Fascination for cars, pool spelt doom for Adnan August 22, 2007

    Mumbai: It was a fascination for video games and pool that spelt doom for Adnan Patrawala, who met Sujith, Himesh and Ayush while indulging in his favourite pastime. Post-interrogation, the police say that the boys had been close friends for a while and the accused betrayed Adnan for money hoping...
  • World Wide Worry: Net works, not networking? August 22, 2007

    The murder of 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala, who was allegedly abducted and later killed by his friends, has brought to the fore the potential dangers of the Internet. Adnan was reportedly lured into meeting someone he established contact with on the social networking site Orkut. The boy then disappeared only to be...
  • Network online, but in a safe way! August 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Community portals allow friends from across the world to connect and interact online. They give one the choice of meeting individuals online and express oneself. So why do people feel this need to talk to strangers? It's the thrill of exploring the unknown, say most youngsters, which drives them...
  • Friend's Orkut profile says, 'I am not the killer' August 22, 2007

    Mumbai: "Ma swear me not d killer or else i'll die", reads the banner headline on the Orkut profile of the mysterious Angel D -- the girl who could be one of the reasons behind the tragic death of 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala. Adnan was allegedly abducted and later murdered by his...
  • Murdered Mumbai boy's family blames media August 21, 2007

    Mumbai: What started as a casual night-out ended in death for 16-year-old Adnan Patrawala. Adnan was kidnapped by his friends in Mumbai on Monday night. Through the day, his family received ransom calls and late in the evening, the boy’s body was found in Navi Mumbai. By late evening, Adnan’s three...
  • Plan to kidnap Adnan made on Orkut? | Killed by friends August 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Adnan Patrawala the 16-year-old son, of a businessman, who was abducted on Saturday night, was found dead in Navi Mumbai on Monday. Police investigations suggest that the plan to kidnap Adnan was hatched on Orkut, a social networking website. While the police have arrested three of Adnan's friends -...
  • 16-year-old killed by friends for money August 21, 2007

    Mumbai: Young Adnan Patrawala's profile on Orkut shows his passion for driving his Skoda Octavia. It was an outing with his friends in his own car that ended in his murder and three of his friends arrested. It was in police custody that the arrested boys -- Sujith Nair (28), Ayush...
  • 16-year-old boy kidnapped in Mumbai August 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A 16-year-old son of a builder was abducted in broad daylight in Mumbai. Adnan Patrawala, son of Mumbai builder Aslam Patrawala was abducted on Sunday afternoon. Adna, who is a standard 12 student of the CW College, had left his residence in Oshiwara area of Andheri on Sunday night...