MUMBAI POLICE

  • Actor Aditya Pancholi arrested for pub brawl, gets bail March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: A Mumbai magistrate granted bail to Bollywood actor Aditya Pancholi who was arrested for a brawl in a pub, officials said here on Sunday. "Aditya Pancholi was arrested today (Sunday) morning... He had a fight with one of the bouncers at the Sea Princess Hotel's pub," an official told IANS. According...
  • Caught on camera: Mumbai Police constable's son, 5 others beat youth to death February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police arrested a constable's son and five others for beating a youth to death. The gruesome murder was caught on CCTV cameras. Amol, constable Suresh Ghuge's son, is the prime accused. He and his five accomplices were arrested from Nashik where they had fled after committing the offence. The...
  • Over Rs 30,000 crore being bet on India-Pakistan World Cup match February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: The World Cup is the best time of the year for betting syndicates and over Rs 30,000 crore have been bet on the India-Pakistan match. It is also an appropriate time for Mumbai Police to crackdown on illegal betting. With Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis making it very clear that he...
  • Mumbai police submits proposal to State government for an overhaul of cyber crime investigation system February 3, 2015

    Mumbai police has submitted a proposal to the State government for an overhaul of the cyber crime investigation system. Over 500 cyber crime cases were reported in 2014. ...
  • Arjun Rampal summoned by Mumbai police for meeting jailed gangster Arun Gawli February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Rampal has been summoned by the Mumbai police for meeting jailed gangster Arun Gawli in January. The JJ Marg police station received information that the actor met Gawli at JJ Hospital last month. Rampal, who plays Gawli in under-production film 'Daddy', spent close to an hour with the...
  • Mumbai: Security guard spikes colleagues' tea, loots Rs 2 crore from ATM cash van January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: In a daring daylight heist, a security van carrying Rs two crore to be deposited in ATM centres was looted this afternoon in suburban Vile Parle by four persons, including one of the employees of the security firm, police said on Friday. According to police, the incident took place...
  • Mumbai Police holds security drills in schools after Peshawar massacre January 15, 2015

    In the aftermath of the Peshawar school massacre, Mumbai Police's quick response team has been holding security drills in school in order to prepare them against a terror attack. The schools have been asked to raise the height of the compound walls to eight feet and install barbed fence to...
  • Photo of the day: Kapil Sharma poses with Sachin Tendulkar and Mumbai Police chief Rakesh Maria at Umang 2015 January 11, 2015

    We have seen virtually all Bollywood stars and several popular sportspersons get candid on show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil'. While the show has garnered huge popularity and success, host Kapil Sharma isn't satisfied, it seems. Kapil, who was recently seen at Umang Mumbai Police Show 2015, took to Twitter to...
  • After 'Mumbai Police', actor Prithviraj to team up with Rosshan Andrrews again January 9, 2015

    Filmmaker Rosshan Andrrews, who is still riding on the success of his recent hit 'How Old Are You', has teamed up with actor Prithviraj for his next film. Not only that, but Andrrews is also getting together with his favourite script-writers Bobby and Sanjay for the upcoming project. Reportedly, Andrrews has been...
  • Terror threat at Mumbai airport, CISF probes Islamic State's message scribbled on a wall January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: The Central Industrial Security Force on Wednesday is probing threat by Islamic State scribbled on a wall of the Terminal 2 of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It warned of an attack by IS on January 10. The note written by a pen on men's washroom wall read, "ATTECK BY...
  • Mumbai Police making women safety a priority this New Year's eve December 29, 2014

    Women safety is a big priority area this new year for policemen in Mumbai. Squads of women policemen will be deployed in crowded areas to keep a close look. Mumbai remains on high alert ahead of New Year's eve. ...
  • Mumbai Police deploy 75% of its force to ensure safety for women on New Year's eve December 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai police has stepped up the security measures to ensure safety for women on New Years eve. 75 per cent of its personnel to be deployed for New Years eve. Women police personnel wearing civilian clothes will be deployed in crowded areas like Juhu Chowpatty, Marine drive and Gateway of...
  • Mumbai Police to focus on gender sensitisation: Jt Commissioner December 15, 2014

    Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vivek Phansalkar said there will be major reforms with focus on gender sensitisation. He said, "Communication is an area that we need to work on. Come 2015, we will be all out on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. Police reforms is taking place....
  • MCOCA invoked against Ravi Pujari gang members for plot to attack Mahesh Bhatt November 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Thursday invoked stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against 11 alleged members of fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, who were held in connection with a plot to attack veteran film producer-brothers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. The eleven accused are among the 14 Pujari gangmen,...
  • 72% of rape accused are victims' boyfriends: Mumbai Police Commissioner November 27, 2014

    Mumbai: As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October 2014. Data compiled by police shows that of the 542 rape cases filed...
  • Six years after 26/11 terror attacks: Is Mumbai coast safe? November 26, 2014

    Six years to this day, 10 Pakistani-based terrorists carried major terror attacks in Mumbai, killing 166 people and injuring hundred of others. The incident drew widespread global condemnation. CNN-IBN asks whether Mumbai coast is safe. ...
  • 26/11 attack: 6 years on, how safe are the policemen? November 26, 2014

    Remembering the martyrs and victims of 26/11 CNN-IBN exposes the substandard gear that the Mumbai police had during the 26/11 attacks. The question is six years on, has anything changed. ...
  • Mumbai Police holds memorial ceremony to pay homage to martyrs of 26/11 attack November 26, 2014

    It has been 6 years since the deadly 26/11 terror attacks shook Mumbai. The city is paying homage to the heroes and victims of one of the worst terror attacks that hit India. The Mumbai Police held its annual memorial ceremony at the Police Gymkhana. The relatives of the martyrs...
  • Mumbai: Over 2,500 policemen to be deployed during Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A strict vigil will be maintained during the swearing-in of Devendra Fadnavis as Maharashtra Chief Minister at Wankhede stadium on Friday, with over 2,500 security personnel being deployed in and around the sprawling ground. The stadium, which will host the first open air oath taking ceremony, has been declared...
  • Pune: Mumbai Police arrests 3 Chhota Shakeel's gang members plotting to kill BJP leader's relative October 23, 2014

    Pune: Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested three people from Chhota Shakeel's gang who had plotted to kill a BJP leader's relative in Pune. Two of the accused are shooters from the Chhota Shakeel gang named Hussein Shaikh and Ganesh Bilare and the third accused Amin Shaikh is an ex...
  • Complainant withdraws plea against Paraskar's pre-arrest bail October 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai-based model who has filed a complaint of rape against former deputy inspector general of police Sunil Paraskar on Thursday withdrew her application seeking cancellation of his pre-arrest bail. "The victim today withdrew the cancellation application that she had filed after her former lawyer was allegedly threatened by a...
  • Mumbai: Suspended rapeaccused DIG now charged with molesting a woman September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could spell more trouble for the suspended Deputy Inspector General of Police Sunil Paraskar, accused of rape by a model, the city police have registered a case against him and his brother for allegedly molesting and intimidating a woman. "We registered a case of molestation, intimidation, wrongful restraint...
  • AAP's Mayank Gandhi booked for abetting sexual harassment September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Mayank Gandhi was among the six persons booked in Mumbai after a 21yearold female party volunteer filed a criminal complaint against them, police said on Saturday. While AAP activist Tarun Singh has been booked under section 354 (a) (sexual harassment), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation),...
  • Police launch drive on easing ambulance movement on Mumbai roads September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai police on Saturday launched an initiative to raise awareness among the citizens about allowing swift plying of ambulances through traffic snarls so that they proceed to hospital without any hassles and patients promptly get medical aid. The Mumbai Traffic Police's drive titled 'Make Way for Ambulance' was on Saturday...
  • Mumbai: MCOCA against four men who conspired to kill journalist September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The crime branch of Mumbai police has invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against four men, arrested for plotting to kill a Mumbaibased journalist, an officer said on Monday. The court has remanded them in the police custody till September 25. On September 6, police arrested Madanchand...
  • Mumbai: Police Constable found murdered; body burnt September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A Constable was found murdered and his body burnt in a room, police said on Saturday amid suspicion that personal enmity may have led to the killing. Dilip Botale was found strangled with his body wrapped in a bed and burnt inside a room in a chawl in suburban...
  • Model assault case: 'Paraskar should have been suspended earlier' August 27, 2014

    Julio Rebeiro, the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, has said that the model assault case, in which DIG Sunil Paraskar is an accused, is a big blot on the Mumbai Police. ...
  • Model rape case: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar suspended August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Deputy Inspector General of Mumbai Police Sunil Paraskar was suspended on Wednesday after Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday signed his suspension papers. Paraskar has been accused of rape and molestation by a city model. Earlier in the day, the state Home Department had proposed his suspension. "The proposal to...
  • Maharashtra government to reserve 5 pc police jobs for policemen's children August 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government today decided to reserve five per cent of the posts of police constable for the children of policemen. The proposal was approved at the meeting of state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, on Wednesday, official sources said. While three per cent of the jobs will be for...