Chandrabhan Sanap, 28, had called up his wife in Nashik on January 6, a day after allegedly killing 23-year-old techie Esther Anuhya, police said. According to the police, the first call Sanap made when he came to his senses after committing the crime was to his wife.
Of the five accused in the gangrape of a 19-year-old at Shakti Mill compound, three had already been arrested in connection with the gangrape of a 22-year-old photojournalist at the same spot on August 22.
Following two incidents of gangrape at the abandoned Shakti Mill compound, the Mumbai police said they would write to the court receiver to secure the mill compound so that such incidents could be prevented.
According to the police the two new accused in the July 31 gang rape belong to the same group of boys who had targeted the photojournalist on August 22.
Two days after the barbaric gang-rape on 22-year-old photojournalist at Mahalaxmi's Shakti Mill compound, in the heart of Mumbai, locals said that the spot was frequented by the five accused. Saurabh M Joshi reports.
The night-long hunt of Mumbai police for the five youth who gangraped a 22-year-old photojournalist in an abandoned mill in Mahalaxmi on Thursday evening was aided in part by a 10-year-old boy who they had asked to arrange for a change of clothes after the incident. Saurabh M Joshi and Mohamed Thaver report.
The Mumbai Police claim to have arrested one of the five men who allegedly raped a 22-year-old photojournalist, as the country erupted in anger over the incident that stirred memories of the Delhi gang-rape. Saurabh M Joshi and Debasish Panigrahi report.HT Edit: The writing is on the wall
The presence of policemen outside women’s coaches on railway platforms would have helped avert the attack on 24-yearold US national Michelle Mark when an unidentified attacker entered the first-class coach after spotting Mark travelling alone.
While on one the hand the railway police are trying to contain the rising crime, the force is also facing a severe staff crunch that has prevented it from making women’s compartments secure.
The punishment for crimes committed on suburban trains and platforms, most of them against women, is proving ineffective, as statistics show the number of repeat offenders in Mumbai railway police’s jurisdiction is alarmingly high.
Among the most common motives for cybercrime are fraud and illegal gains, reveal the crime statistics released by Maharashtra government.
Apart from the rise in body offences and serious crimes, the state is facing a serious threat from an alarming surge of 42.7% in cybercrimes in 2012 over the year before.
On an average, one constable skips patrol duty every day, shows data with the Government Railway Police (GRP), which mans trains and railway platforms across Mumbai.
Little has changed since the 26/11 terror attack, as the coastal arm of the Mumbai police continues to remain ill equipped even today.
Though 936 policemen are needed to secure the compartments, GRP has only 362
The woman, who was allegedly molested on a Borivli-bound local train, would have been spared the ordeal if a GRP constable had fulfilled his duty. Saurabh M Joshi reports.
It’s not just Maharashtra government that incurred cost when it set up CCTV cameras to improve security in sensitive areas in Cuffe Parade and Colaba.
The police have a total of nine eyewitnesses in the Axis Bank fraud case where Rs15.47 lakh was siphoned off from bank accounts of 37 people, including 15 policemen.
As part of the narcotics awareness fortnight, talk shows and interviews with senior ANC officials were relayed on Doordarshan and Aakashwani.
The Mumbai police have issued a green corner notice against two Bulgarian nationals who fraudulently withdrew Rs15.47 lakh from bank accounts of 37 persons, including 15 policemen, stating that they may repeat the crime elsewhere.