Acp Vasant Dhoble

  • Anger mounts against Dhoble as daughter of dead hawker dies January 21, 2013

    Mumbai: There was double tragedy for the family of the hawker who had died during an antiencroachment drive led by controversial Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Vasant Dhoble, as the hawker's daughter, Radha Jaiswal, died of a heart attack on Sunday. Blaming it on the death of his father, the hawker's...
  • Raj Thackeray backs ACP Dhoble over hawkers' morcha January 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Backing Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Vasant Dhoble, who was shunted out from his Vakola posting amid protests over the death of a hawker during eviction drive, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday warned hawkers against holding a rally at Azad Maidan on January 24. "If hawkers...
  • Dhoble disgracing police community, says Priya Dutt January 12, 2013

    Condemning ACP Vasant Dhoble's raid which led to the death of a hawker in Mumbai's Santacruz area, Congress MP Priya Dutt said strict inquiry will be conducted by the state Crime Investigation Department. "What happened today is very sad. One officer is not abiding by the law, but is making...
  • Mumbai: Hawker dies of heart attack during Dhoble's raid January 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Assistant Commissioner of Police Vasant Dhoble, who hit the headlines for his late night crackdown on pubs and restaurants in Mumbai, is back in the news again after a 50yearold fruit hawker died of a heart attack on Friday evening during a raid conducted by Dhoble. A state Crime...
  • Mumbai: 'Moral cop' Vasant Dhoble transferred September 16, 2012

    Mumbai: Controversial Mumbai cop Vasant Dhoble, who hit the headlines for his late night crackdown on pubs and restaurants, has been shunted out of the social service branch and moved to the city's western suburbs. Dhoble will now be ACP at Vakola division. An order to this effect was issued last...
  • Mumbai cops asked to follow in Dhoble's footsteps July 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Establishments serving liquor and entertainment in the form of live orchestras, bar dancers and other such activities have much more to worry about, after the commissioner of police issued a new set of stringent orders to his subordinates last week. If the fear of meeting ACP Vasant Dhoble was...
  • Watch: ACP Vasant Dhoble detains German women June 29, 2012

    Mumbai: A new video of Mumbai's moral policeman ACP Vasant Dhoble's crackdown has surfaced. CNNIBN has accessed a video of Vasant Dhoble and his Social Services Branch team of constables detaining eight women outside the Voodoo Pub in Colaba. The video shows the constables including Dhoble attempting to herd four German...
  • Mumbai moral policeman raids massage parlour June 26, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai's controversial top policeman ACP Vasant Dhoble raided a massage parlour in the eastern suburb of Powai. Seven girls were rescued and sent for medical examinations. The parlour owner was arrested for allegedly running a prostitution racket. For months, Dhoble has been on the warpath, making headlines for raiding and...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Tennis crisis June 24, 2012

    On this episode, Cyrus Broacha talks about ACP Vasant Dhoble, Presidential elections and much more. ...
  • FTN: Are moral policemen the need of the hour? June 21, 2012

    ACP Vasant Dhoble is infamous for targeting restaurants and attacking their owners and waiters in the name of moral policing. ...
  • Not targeting people: Mumbai moral policeman June 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Controversial Mumbai policeman ACP Vasant Dhoble believes that he stands vindicated even after a court let off the women whom he detained and branded as 'prostitutes'. Speaking to CNNIBN, ACP Dhoble said, "The police don't frame the laws. The laws are framed by the legislators. The police's job is...
  • Mumbai's harasser ACP: Crusader or vigilante? June 12, 2012

    ACP Vasant Dhoble is infamous for targeting restaurants and attacking their owners and waiters and sometimes, even the unsuspecting customers. ...
  • Mumbai ACP targets restaurants, assaults owners June 12, 2012

    Mumbai: Crusader or vigilante cop? Meet ACP Vasant Dhoble, head of the Social Service Branch of the Mumbai Police. For months, Dhoble has been on the warpath, making headlines for raiding and assaulting restaurant staff across the city, be it at hip restaurants, small eateries, private parties, or dance bars....