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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5 of chain-snatching gang arrested in Navi Mumbai

The men especially targeted elderly women in isolated locations, pillion riders on the bike would rob their victims
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)
Published on Nov 21, 2020 12:27 AM IST
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Pedestrian killed as garbage dumper crashes into mini-bus in Navi Mumbai

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
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)
Published on Nov 21, 2020 12:23 AM IST
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Bus rams into subway wall at Kamothe, near Mumbai; 16 passengers injured

Most passengers have suffered minor head injuries and contusions, police said
The private bus was headed towards Badlapur from Kolhapur.(HT Photo)
The private bus was headed towards Badlapur from Kolhapur.(HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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Woman’s body found in a lake 3 days after quarrel with husband

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.
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.)
Updated on Nov 16, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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Covid-19 guidelines go up in smoke during Diwali in Thane, Ulhasnagar, noise pollution spikes

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)
Published on Nov 16, 2020 12:25 AM IST
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Five of Navi Mumbai family killed as bus falls off bridge in Satara

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
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)
Published on Nov 14, 2020 11:52 PM IST
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5 from Navi Mumbai killed in Satara as bus plunges 50 ft from bridge

Police suspect the driver dozed off while the bus was travelling at high sped.
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)
Updated on Nov 14, 2020 06:33 PM IST
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Navi Mumbai police to check noise levels during Diwali

The special branch of Navi Mumbai police has issued instructions to citizens asking them to maintain social distancing and avoid crowding in public areas
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)
Published on Nov 14, 2020 12:29 AM IST
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Man arrested eight months after robbing Navi Mumbai resident

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Published on Nov 10, 2020 11:18 PM IST
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One held in Navi Mumbai for strangling Kalamboli man over 1,000

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Published on Nov 09, 2020 11:07 PM IST
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Anti Narcotics Cell arrests duo for selling methamphetamine worth 4.7L in Navi Mumbai

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Published on Nov 08, 2020 12:04 AM IST
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Two held in Navi Mumbai nearly two years after stealing LED TV from school

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Published on Nov 06, 2020 11:17 PM IST
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Builder in Panvel held for duping at least 25 people of 19.63L

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Published on Nov 06, 2020 11:14 PM IST
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Navi Mumbai police crack 8-year murder case after two failed attempts

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Published on Nov 06, 2020 12:38 AM IST
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Man from Karnataka killed under mysterious circumstances in Kalamboli

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Published on Nov 06, 2020 12:36 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai trekker’s body found, no evidence of foul play, says police

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Published on Nov 05, 2020 12:06 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai: Missing trekker found dead in ravine, police suspect accident

A resident of New Panvel, Anurag Gudile was a regular trekker and was also into wildlife and nature photography
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Updated on Nov 04, 2020 02:24 PM IST
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Man posing as cop to dupe Mumbai women constables had flunked police recruitment exam

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Published on Nov 04, 2020 12:58 AM IST
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Minor fire breaks out at Navi Mumbai civic chief’s bungalow; no one injured

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Published on Nov 02, 2020 11:44 PM IST
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3 men armed with gun rob auto driver in Navi Mumbai, 1 nabbed

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Published on Nov 01, 2020 12:11 AM IST
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Man posing as police sub-inspector dupes women constables in Mumbai, arrested

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Updated on Oct 31, 2020 01:06 AM IST
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Kamothe family’s gadgets hacked, police probe on

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Published on Oct 30, 2020 12:05 AM IST
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Two-wheelers account for majority of accidents in Raigad district

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Published on Oct 30, 2020 12:04 AM IST
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Biker killed, pillion rider injured as dumper truck rams into two-wheeler in Navi Mumbai

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Published on Oct 29, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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Biker killed, pillion rider injured as dumper truck rams bike in Panvel

Police said the dumper truck rammed the bike from behind at a turning.
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)
Published on Oct 28, 2020 02:28 PM IST
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Two stab man in Navi Mumbai, over borrowed money, arrested

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Published on Oct 28, 2020 12:50 AM IST
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Sales tax officer attacked with knife in Navi Mumbai

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Published on Oct 25, 2020 12:30 AM IST
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Navi Mumbai cops bust GST evasion racket, seize silver, imitation jewellery worth 6.17cr

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Published on Oct 23, 2020 09:45 PM IST
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Duo arrested in Navi Mumbai for selling stolen mobile phones, branded goods

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Published on Oct 21, 2020 12:13 AM IST
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Raigad police reunites girl with family within 12 hours

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Published on Oct 19, 2020 11:55 PM IST
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