Mumbai Crime Branch

  • Mumbai: MCOCA against four men who conspired to kill journalist Yesterday

    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 Mumbai-based journalist, an officer said on Monday. The court has remanded them in the police custody till September 25. On September 6, police arrested Madanchand...
  • Mechanism should be evolved to prevent custodial deaths: Bombay HC June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A mechanism should be evolved to ensure that police do not use "excessive steps or force" during interrogations, the Bombay High Court said on Friday. "While the police were within their rights to interrogate the accused, a mechanism should be evolved to ensure that they do not use excessive...
  • Bombay High Court orders FIR against 9 cops in custodial death case June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Observing that prima facie it was a serious crime, the Bombay High Court asked Mumbai crime branch on Tuesday, to probe and file an FIR against nine policemen for their alleged roles in the custodial death of a youth and sexual abuse of three others held in a robbery...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Mumbai: CB files chargesheet in the 2nd gangrape case at Shakti Mills October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the gangrape case of an 18-year-old girl at the the deserted Shakti Mills compound in Mahalaxmi. An 18-year-old telephone operator was allegedly gangraped by five men at the Shakti Mills compound on July 31, three of the accused are...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Do protests and outrage have only symbolic value? August 26, 2013

    Protests and rallies are being held across India following the gangrape of a 23-year-old photojournalist in Mumbai. The film and the television industry organised a march to show their solidarity with the victim. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Mumbai Police Commissioner August 26, 2013

    Asserting that the culprits in the Mumbai gangrape will be brought to the book, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said that the police force is now focussing on filing a chargesheet in the case as quickly as possible. ...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Accused confess to harassing couples in the past August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: One of the accused Salim Ansari in the Mumbai gangrape case, who was caught in Delhi-Haryana border, has admitted to harassing couples in the Shakti Mill compound in Parel area earlier too. According to sources, some photos found in mobile phones could be past victims. Meanwhile, asserting that the culprits...
  • Mumbai gangrape: None of the accused is a minor, says police chief August 26, 2013

    Mumbai: Asserting that the culprits in the Mumbai gangrape will be brought to the book, Mumbai Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh said that the police force is now focussing on filing a chargesheet in the case as quickly as possible. Singh said that the police will ask for strict punishment for...
  • Mumbai gangrape case cracked, Crime Branch arrests fifth accused August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch on Sunday arrested the fifth accused from Delhi-Haryana border in the gangrape case of a 23-year-old photojournalist. He was the last accused to be arrested in the case. Delhi Police sources claim that the accused was trying to seek transit refuge at a relative's place and was...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Fourth accused arrested by Crime Branch August 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Crime Branch on Sunday arrested the fourth accused in the gangrape case of a 23-year-old photojournalist. This is the third arrest made by crime branch in the case. A massive manhunt is on for the remaining one alleged perpetator who is on the run. The first accused in...
  • No direct link between bookie Vyas and Vindoo: Police May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no "straight link" between bookie Ramesh Vyas and actor Vindoo Dara Singh arrested by Mumbai Police in the IPL spot-fixing scandal unearthed by their counterparts in the capital, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. A senior official of Delhi Police's Special Cell said the case of their...
  • IPL betting: Mumbai court rejects plea for police remand of bookies May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: A local court on Wednesday remanded six bookies, associated with IPL betting syndicate, in judicial custody till June 5 after rejecting the plea of the Mumbai crime branch which sought their remand and reprimanding it for deficient probe in the case. "Despite ample opportunities provided, the investigating officer has...
  • Spot-fixing: Mumbai Crime Branch may seek Sreesanth's custody May 18, 2013

    Mumbai: In fresh trouble for pacer Sreesanth, Mumbai police's crime branch may book him in a spot fixing case registered by it and seek his custodial interrogation, Joint Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy said on Saturday. Roy said permission of a competent court has been secured for obtaining "mirror images" of...
  • Sreesanth received 10 lakh of the total 40 lakh fixed: Sources May 18, 2013

    Delhi police sources on Saturday told CNN-IBN that Rajasthan Royals' bowler Sreesanth received Rs 10 lakhs of the total 40 lakhs as fixed. Bank accounts of the players were also checked and the sources added that there were strong evidence against Sreesanth and they have enough proof to prove Sreesanth's...
  • Azad Maidan riots: Chargesheet filed against 57 accused November 9, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Friday filed a 3500-page chargesheet in the August 11 Azad Maidan riots case. Fifty seven accused have been charged with damage to public property and molestation. Two people had died and at least 52 were injured, including over 40 policemen, when the rally organised to...
  • Azad Maidan violence: Police likely to file chargesheet November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Charges are likely to be filed in the Azad Maidan violence case on Thursday and sources said that the Mumbai Crime Branch is ready to file a chargesheet but some confusion prevails regarding the custody of the two community leaders whose speeches had allegedly instigated the mob present at...
  • Mumbai baby theft case shows poor security in hospitals October 25, 2012

    Mumbai: A day-old baby boy was stolen from the general ward of a hospital in Mumbai. A woman was suspected to have walked away with him. While Mumbai police is yet to crack the case, teams have already been dispatched to Navi Mumbai, Thane and Nashik. The hospital in question...
  • Kandahar hijack case: Court acquits 19 accused October 19, 2012

    Mumbai: A local court on Friday acquitted 19 persons, accused to have helped get fake passports for the hijackers of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 in December 1999. In December 1999, Mumbai police's crime branch arrested Abdul Latif, an alleged terrorist, from suburban Jogeshwari and claimed to have recovered an...
  • 26/11: Jundal's custody extended till September 10 September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Monday extended the custody of key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal till September 10. The court also allowed Jundal to meet his parents for about ten minutes to arrange for a lawyer. Jundal was brought to Mumbai in July after a...
  • 26/11: Jundal's custody ends, court hearing today September 3, 2012

    Mumbai: A Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court will on Monday decide whether to extend the police custody of key 26/11 handler Abu Jundal. Jundal was brought to Mumbai in July after a Delhi court gave the Maharahstra ATS his custody. The ATS, in turn, handed Jundal over to the...
  • 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. ...
  • Mumbai violence: Amar Jawan Jyoti vandal held August 28, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday arrested one of the two rioters who desecrated the Amar Jawan Jyoti during the Azad Maidan violence on August 11. The two rioters were caught on camera desecrating the flame during the violence. The protestors had gathered at the Maidan to protest against the Assam...
  • Mumbai: Police arrest 23 for violence over Assam riots August 12, 2012

    Police told court that they want to interrogate the accused to find out whether the violence was preplanned or not. ...
  • Jundal's close aide picked up for questioning August 12, 2012

    Beed: The Mumbai crime branch has picked up for questioning, Abdul Rafe, a close aide of suspected LeT operative Abu Jundal, in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Rafe was held three days ago and taken to Mumbai for questioning after Jundal told his interrogators that he had told the...
  • Mumbai: Police arrest 23 for violence during protest August 12, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Sunday arrested 23 of the demonstrators who were involved in rioting at the Azad Maidan as they gathered to protest against the recent Assam violence. They have been charged with rioting, molesting police constables and damaging public property. In a related development, the Centre...
  • Mumbai violence leaves 46 injured, BJP calls meet August 12, 2012

    Mumbai: A BJP delegation will meet Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday to demand the arrest of those involved in the violence that broke out at Azad Maidan on Saturday as demonstrators gathered to protest against the recent Assam riots. Though initially peaceful, the protest, that had been called in by...
  • 26/11: Jundal's close aide picked up for questioning August 12, 2012

    Beed: Abdul Rafe, a close aide of suspected LeT operative Abu Jundal, has been picked by the Mumbai Crime Branch for questioning in connection with the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Rafe was held three days ago and taken to Mumbai for questioning after Jundal told his...
  • Lawyer murder: Accused sent to police custody August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The alleged killer of the Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, security guard Sajjad Ahmed was on Saturday sent to police custody till August 17. The Mumbai Crime Branch has said that private guards are now under its scanner as this was the third murder of a woman in an apartment...