Farhan Shaikh

Farhan Shaikh

Farhan Shaikh is a reporter with Hindustan Times, Mumbai. He writes for the crime and legal team, along with reportage on Mumbai traffic issues.

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Police recovered ₹20 lakh worth gold valuables along with two motorbikes from their possession.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)
Police recovered ₹20 lakh worth gold valuables along with two motorbikes from their possession.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)

5 of chain-snatching gang arrested in Navi Mumbai

By Farhan Shaikh, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 12:27 AM IST
The men especially targeted elderly women in isolated locations, pillion riders on the bike would rob their victims
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The crash occurred at around 4 pm opposite Arunachal Bhawan in Sector 30, Vashi.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)
The crash occurred at around 4 pm opposite Arunachal Bhawan in Sector 30, Vashi.(Bachchan Kumar/HT Photo)

Pedestrian killed as garbage dumper crashes into mini-bus in Navi Mumbai

By Farhan Shaikh, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 12:23 AM IST
The pedestrian, Gaurav Dhal, 42, a resident of Kamothe, was killed in the crash while he was crossing the road. He was working in a Vashi-based finance company
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The private bus was headed towards Badlapur from Kolhapur.(HT Photo)
The private bus was headed towards Badlapur from Kolhapur.(HT Photo)

Bus rams into subway wall at Kamothe, near Mumbai; 16 passengers injured

By Farhan Shaikh, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:38 PM IST
Most passengers have suffered minor head injuries and contusions, police said
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According to the police, the woman had a domestic fight with her unemployed husband, over his drinking habit. Her two daughters are married.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
According to the police, the woman had a domestic fight with her unemployed husband, over his drinking habit. Her two daughters are married.(HT FILE PHOTO.)

Woman’s body found in a lake 3 days after quarrel with husband

By Farhan Shaikh | Hindustan Times, Thane
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 05:11 PM IST
Shirsagar did not leave behind a suicide note. Around 9 am, a few locals alerted the police about the body, which had floated to the top of the lake.
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They has been a decrease in fireworks this year, but there was a rise in noise pollution during the festival.(HT Photo)
They has been a decrease in fireworks this year, but there was a rise in noise pollution during the festival.(HT Photo)
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The local traffic police said the place where the crash took place is not a black spot – an accident-prone area.(SATARA POLICE)
The local traffic police said the place where the crash took place is not a black spot – an accident-prone area.(SATARA POLICE)

Five of Navi Mumbai family killed as bus falls off bridge in Satara

By Farhan Shaikh, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2020 11:52 PM IST
The crash took place on Tarali river bridge, on the outskirts of Umbraj village in Karad, Satara, between 4.30am and 5am, according to the police
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The bus that fell off a bridge being pulled out by cranes.(PHOTO: Satara Police)
The bus that fell off a bridge being pulled out by cranes.(PHOTO: Satara Police)

5 from Navi Mumbai killed in Satara as bus plunges 50 ft from bridge

By Farhan Shaikh | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2020 06:33 PM IST
Police suspect the driver dozed off while the bus was travelling at high sped.
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The police said there is an apprehension of worsening of the Covid-19 crisis due to firecrackers bursting, especially for those infected.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)
The police said there is an apprehension of worsening of the Covid-19 crisis due to firecrackers bursting, especially for those infected.(Praful Gangurde/ HT Photo)

Navi Mumbai police to check noise levels during Diwali

By Farhan Shaikh, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON NOV 14, 2020 12:29 AM IST
The special branch of Navi Mumbai police has issued instructions to citizens asking them to maintain social distancing and avoid crowding in public areas
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Navi Mumbai: Missing trekker found dead in ravine, police suspect accident

By Farhan Shaikh | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 02:24 PM IST
A resident of New Panvel, Anurag Gudile was a regular trekker and was also into wildlife and nature photography
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Police are searching for the dumper truck driver who fled after the accident.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Police are searching for the dumper truck driver who fled after the accident.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

Biker killed, pillion rider injured as dumper truck rams bike in Panvel

By Farhan Shaikh | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumai
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2020 02:28 PM IST
Police said the dumper truck rammed the bike from behind at a turning.
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