Himanshu Roy

  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds that...
  • Acid attack: 'Jealous' neighbour held for Preeti Rathi's death January 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Nine months after the acid attack on a Delhi resident here that claimed her life, her neighbour was arrested for allegedly carrying out the crime as he was jealous of her career growth, police said on Friday. Accused Ankur Panwar (23), a hotel management graduate, was a neighbour of victim...
  • Rani Mukerji meets crime branch chief to prepare for 'Mardaani' role December 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Rani Mukherjee, who is playing the role of a police officer in her next film 'Mardaani', today met the Mumbai Police Crime Branch chief Himanshu Roy to understand the nitty-gritty of an officer's job profile, body language and lifestyle. The meeting between Rani and Joint Police Commissioner (Crime)...
  • Tendulkar's 200th Test: It's also police vs bookies November 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Police expect the betting market eyeing huge money from this match with citywide earnings to the tune of over Rs 800 crore. Bookies are reportedly taking bets on how many runs Tendulkar might make. Punters and bookies are, of course, undeterred by Tendulkar's early dismissal in the first Test...
  • IPL: Police on the lookout for three more named by bookie Yahya May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: A hunt has been launched for nabbing three more persons named by bookie Mohammed Yahya during interrogation, before Delhi Police moves to the door of another IPL team whose three players are allegedly involved in spot-fixing. Highly-placed sources said that while circumstantial evidence and the statement of Yahya...
  • IPL: Srinivasan meets Dalmiya, will BCCI ask him to quit? May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Indian Premier League continues and the heat is on BCCI chief N Srinivasan to quit after his son-in-law and Chennai Super Kings CEO Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested by the Mumbai Police late on Saturday night on charges of betting and spot-fixing. However, a defiant...
  • IPL: Meiyappan, Vindoo will be interrogated face-to-face, says police May 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday said that BCCI chief N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan and arrested Bollywood actor Vindoo Dara Singh will be interrogated face-to-face in connection with the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal. Mumbai Police Joint CP (Crime) Himanshu Roy while addressing a press conference said that Gurunath Meiyappan...
  • We have found Meiyappan's involvement in the offence: Police May 25, 2013

    Mumbai Police Joint Commissioner (crime) Himanshu Roy said that there is evidence of Gurnath Meiyappan's involvement in IPL betting. ...
  • Meiyappan arrested, defiant Srinivasan refuses to resign May 25, 2013

    New Delhi: 1.28 am: BCCI chief N Srinivasan denies reports, saying, "Who has said I am resigning?" 1.02 am: Sources say that BCCI chief N Srinivasan is likely to resign on Saturday afternoon. Arun Jaitley will most likely be asked to take over as interim president of BCCI, the sources add. 12.50...
  • Gurunath Meiyappan arrested by Mumbai Police after questioning May 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police arrested Gurunath Meiyappan over allegations of involvement in IPL betting case on late Friday night after three hours of questioning. Meiyappan will be produced before a metropolitan court within 24 hours. Mumbai Police had earlier said that he was being evasive during questioning. Meiyappan is BCCI chief N...
  • IPL: Mumbai Police says nine arrested will be interrogated May 21, 2013

    Mumbai Police Joint Commissioner Himanshu Roy said that Alpesh Patel could help them find more links between the players and the bookies. ...
  • Ajmera murder case: Prime accused arrested in Rajasthan March 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Prime accused involved in the murder of Ajmera Group chairman Jayant Ajmera's wife Chetna and the theft Rs 1.50 crore from her residence, has been arrested from his hideout in Rajasthan, taking the total number of arrests in the case to six. Ending the 10-month trail, the investigators apprehended the...
  • 26/11: Police look to nail Pak hand through Jundal August 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Even as Ajmal Kasab got a death sentence in the 26/11 attacks case, the Mumbai police are well underway in their investigations against one of his alleged handlers Abu Jundal. He was confronted with Kasab recently for a joint interrogation. "This is not a token judgement. This is a milestone...
  • Kasab verdict an important milestone: Mumbai Police August 29, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch, which probed the 26/11 terror attack case, on Wednesday termed as an "important milestone" the Supreme Court verdict upholding death sentence of Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab. "The Supreme Court's judgement is an important milestone in the fight against terrorism," Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Himanshu Roy...
  • 26/11: Investigating Jundal's role, says Mumbai Police August 29, 2012

    Mumbai Police Joint Commissioner Himanshu Roy has said that the Crime Branch is also investigating the role of Abu Jundal in 26/11 attacks. ...
  • There could be three motives behind Laila's murder: Police July 11, 2012

    Mumbai Police Jt Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy speaks to IBN18 Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai on the Laila Khan murder case. ...
  • Simran Sood arrested in Arun Tikku's murder case April 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Model Simran Sood who was held in connection with the murder case of aspiring producer Karan Kakkad was on Thursday arrested for her suspected role in the murder case of Delhi-based businessman Arunkumar Tikku as well, police said. Sood was produced in the court as her custody in the Kakkad...
  • Palande's arrest leads to match fixing probe April 19, 2012

    Mumbai: The arrest of Vijay Palande in the Tikku murder case has helped the Mumbai Police crack two murder cases. The two cases include that of aspiring producer Karan Kakkar. The arrest of his 'wife' and small time actress Simran Sood, has also revealed the gang's modus operandi. Police say...
  • Chhota Rajan ordered J Dey killing: police June 27, 2011

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Monday claimed that veteran crime journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder case has been cracked by the Mumbai crime branch and the seven suspects have been sent to police custody till July 4. Three shooters have been arrested from Rameshwaram, three from Mumbai and one from Solapur. All...
  • Are gang wars back in Mumbai? May 19, 2011

    Joint Police Commissioner, Mumbai Himanshu Roy talks on confusion over attack on Dawood's brother. ...
  • Security beefed up in Mumbai ahead of WC final April 1, 2011

    National Security Guards men along with the Quick Response Team commandos and the state's elite Force One team will be on guard to avert any possible terror attack. ...
  • South Mumbai to be a no-fly zone for WC final April 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Mumbai has turned into into a fortress with a 3-tier security ahead of the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final to be held at the Wankhede stadium on Saturday. Joint Commissioner of Police, Himanshu Roy said, "We are checking the antecedents of foreigners who have bought tickets." A 3-tier security arrangement...
  • Centre puts Mumbai NSG on high alert December 24, 2010

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Thursday put the city on high alert after releasing the sketch of a suspected terrorists, who is among the four LeT men who according to the Mumbai police have entered the city to cause widespread destruction this festive season. The Mumbai police say these men...
  • Police issues terror alert in Mumbai December 23, 2010

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police has issued a terror alert for the city, after they released the sketch of a suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorist. Joint Commissioner, Himanshu Roy said four members of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Toiba sneaked into the city a few days ago. With Christmas and New Year round the corner, it appears that...
  • Terror threat to Mumbai, police on high alert September 11, 2010

    Mumbai: Union Home Ministry and Mumbai Police on Friday claimed that two suspected terrorists had entered the city to cause disruption during the festive season. Home Ministry sources said that while one of them was a Pakistani with suspected links with the Lashkar-e-Toioba, the second one was from Bangladeshi with...