MUMBAI POLICE

  • 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...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Molestation survivor harassed by Mumbai Police August 19, 2014

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Molestation victim humiliated & harassed by Mumbai policemen August 19, 2014

    In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. ...
  • Mumbai shame: Police grills molestation survivor about her clothes, whereabouts August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. In an exclusive interaction with CNNIBN the survivor reveals her horrifying experience. ...
  • Mumbai: Woman faces harrowing ordeal while filing molestation case August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In yet another case of insensitivity by the police, a young woman had to undergo a harrowing ordeal when she went to file her complaint for molestation by goons in Mumbai. According to the woman, she and her friend went to a police station to report her alleged molestation...
  • Mumbai Police restricts children from participating in Dahi Handis August 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Monday issued a warning to all govinda mandals against using children in Dahi Handi events. The directive was issued after two boys died during practice last week. All police stations in Mumbai have been asked to keep vigil on Dahi Handi mandals. Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria...
  • Mumbai Police records DIG Paraskar's statement in rape case filed against him July 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai DIG Sunil Paraskar, who is accused of raping a model, has recorded his statement at the Mumbai Police Commissioner's office on Monday. Sources told CNNIBN that Paraskar had denied charges levelled against him by calling it "baseless". Paraskar, who came alone to record his statement at 12.30 pm to...
  • Preity had used harsh words against Wadia: witness tells cops July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told the police that it was Preity Zinta, who used harsh words against her exboyfriend during an IPL match on May 30. The witness, Savan Daru, a businessman, has recorded his statement on Friday before the Marine Drive police, which is probing...
  • Mumbai Police chief gets threat letter challenging him to avert terror attack July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police is on high alert after Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria received a threat letter. The letter challenged the police to avert a terror attack. The letter received on July 25 said, "Stop us this time if you can, you were lucky in 1993." Sources said that the letter has been...
  • Mumbai: Model files rape case against senior police officer July 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A model has filed rape case against senior Mumbai police officer Sunil Paraskar. He is currently posted as the Director Inspector General of Civil Protection Right. Paraskar has been booked under section 376. The case was registered was on Wednesday night at Malwani police station. He was the former...
  • Mumbai: Hoax call could have led to fireman's death, says official July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: A hoax distress call might have led to the death of a fireman in Friday's fire that broke out in a 22storeyed building in Mumbai, a top fire official said on Saturday. The fireman, Nitin Ivalekar, had gone to check out a distress call of a woman that she was...
  • No heated argument took place between Ness and Preity: Witness July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: A witness listed by industrialist Ness Wadia has told police she saw him having a conversation with Bollywood actor Preity Zinta during an IPL match here on May 30 but did not see him grabbing arm or pulling her as alleged by the film star. The witness, Farah Oomerbhoy, recently...
  • Mumbai Police quizzes families of 4 men believed to have joined ISIL July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police is on high alert after four men from the city are believed to have joined the Iraqi extremist group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The police have questioned families of the missing youth. A report has been submitted to the...