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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested two persons for their alleged links with fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim and his close associate Shakeel Shaikh, officials said.
Maharashtra’s female police personnel have been on 8-hour duty shifts since September last year, a move that was introduced by Pandey when he was the state’s acting director-general of police.
Unit 9 of the Mumbai crime branch arrested a drug supplier from Bandra Saturday night and seized Mephedrone worth Rs35 lakh from him
Mumbai: Anup Dange, a police inspector posted at the south region control room, has sought to transfer the investigation to his complaint against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), in a letter addressed to state home minister Dilip Walse Patil
The 7,000 page charge sheet, which was filed by the agency before a special court here assigned to hear matters related to the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, also named Deshmukh’s two sons.
ByVinay Dalvi, Manish Pathak
The HC had in its detailed order asked Aryan Khan, Arbaaz Merchant and Munmun Dhamecha to appear before the NCB’s Mumbai office every Friday between 11am and 2pm to mark their presence.
Shekhar Kamble is the second NCB witness in three days to have alleged that agency officials made him sign blank papers that were later used to draw up the panchnama of the search and the seizures.
- According to people aware of the matter, an actor’s son was among those detained for questioning.
ByVijay Kumar Yadav, Manish Pathak, Mumbai
The central agency registered an offence in connection with leaking of the report and arrested its own sub-inspector Abhishek Tiwari.
The party was organized in two private bungalows and multiple drugs, including cocaine, charas and weed, were allegedly recovered from the venues, police added.
Barge P305, which was deployed at an unmanned platform in Heera oil fields, one of the largest ONGC rigs in the sea, sank about 40 nautical miles west off Mumbai.
Search is still on for 20 missing personnel -- nine crew members of P305 and 11 who were on board tugboat Varaprada, which also sank during the cyclone. The Navy dispatched two specialised diving teams from Mumbai on Saturday morning to augment the search.
ByManish Pathak, Vijay Kumar Yadav, Mumbai
Both Amararam and Pappuram were working on P305 along with their cousin Mahendra Ranawat, 19. All three of them had jumped in the sea around 4pm on Monday (May 17) when water had entered the ill-fated accommodation barge and it was about to sink.
Mumbai Police booked master of the barge P305, Rakesh Ballav, for culpable homicide, causing grievous hurt and negligence. Ballav is one of 15 people who were on board P305 and are still missing, four days after Tauktae barreled through India’s western coast.
The “extremely severe” cyclone, the most powerful one to barrel through the region in over two decades, caused gusts of wind up to 210kmph and nine-metre waves as it raced past Mumbai and made landfall in Gujarat on Monday night.
A senior CBI officer said the report is based on the evidence collected so far during various search operations and on the basis of statements of several witnesses.
Confirming the development, a senior officer in the central agency said Shukla’s statement was recorded in Hyderabad by a CBI team related to the case on April 21.
- Responding to summons issued by CBI, Anil
- Deshmukh reached the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) guest house at Santacruz (East) shortly after 10am on Wednesday.
- The ATS scanned calls made by 9,000 mobile phone users on the evening of March 4 in the vicinity of where Hiran lived, which led them to the two arrests, the official added.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested assistant police inspector Riyazuddin Kazi on Sunday noon for destroying evidence and his alleged involvement in the conspiracy along with the main accused and former police officer Sachin Vaze in the Antilia bomb threat and Mansukh Hiran murder cases
ByManish Pathak, Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi/ Mumbai
Deputy commissioner of police Raju Bhujbal was also summoned by the central agency on Thursday and CBI was recording his statements till the time of going to press.
As of now, NIA has recorded the statements of around 40 people and further investigations are on in the Antilia explosives scare as well as Hiran’s death case, added the NIA officer.
The team will examine several persons including Mumbai Police officers, hotel owners, restaurants etc, said an officer
Vaze is also being investigated for his role in the death of Thane businessman Mansukh Hiran who is linked to the SUV found parked outside Antilia with 20 loose gelatin sticks and a threatening letter addressed to the industrialist.
Mumbai The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday questioned suspended Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze’s colleagues in connection with the murder of 48-year-old Thane auto parts dealer Mansukh Hiran last month
According to police, six handkerchiefs were found stuffed in his mouth while his face was covered by a scarf. All his belongings were missing.
Maharashtra home minister Deshmukh announces probe by a retired high court judge against himself.
ByNeeraj Chauhan, Manish Pathak, New Delhi/mumbai
The case of an SUV in which gelatin sticks were found near Mukesh Ambani’s house has snowballed into a major crisis for the Maharashtra government.
ByManish Pathak, Abbas Dodhiya and Charul Shah
Delhi/Mumbai: National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials on Thursday night recreated the purported crime scene of Thane businessman Mansukh Hiran’s murder at Reti Bunder creek in Thane district with the help of forensic experts, officials said
ByNeeraj Chauhan and Manish Pathak, Mumbai
NIA officials have said that Vaze is the man behind the Antilla explosives case. On February 25, a green Scorpio was found parked outside billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s residence.