Articles by Payal Gwalani
Singh was speaking on the occasion of Police Reforms Day, which marks the anniversary of the landmark judgement of the apex court on the subject. It was also a day to celebrate the establishment of the Indian Police Foundation (IPF), a think tank and policy advocacy platform dedicated to improving policing in India
A 71-year-old woman was arrested at Mumbai airport for suspicion of having dual citizenship, violating Indian law. She had both an Indian and Nepalese passport.
Haldiram's Foods has filed a complaint against its suppliers for allegedly not returning raw materials worth ₹34 lakh. The police have booked executives of the suppliers in a cheating case.
“Not only are they evading huge amounts of customs duties but also several other taxes levied by the state government. Many of the firms have been found to sell the stock to distilleries for making liquor or pharmaceutical companies, making substandard medicines,” Customs officials said on Monday
A cook has been booked for allegedly electrocuting and assaulting his employer, a teacher from an international school, due to her allegedly rude behaviour
The accused have been booked under sections 420 (cheating), 465 (forgery), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating), 471 (using a forged document as real), and 511 (attempt to commit offence) of the Indian Penal Code. While Alam is remanded in police custody, the two women have been let off on a warning
A 20-year-old college student was fatally hit by a bus in Mumbai. The driver was arrested and the incident highlights the lack of pedestrian space in the area.
The complaint made by Krishnan stated that he had just got out of his building and onto the main road when a grey Innova bumped into him from behind. “I could not get up and fell unconscious soon after the accident. The security guard of my building called my family. They took me to a private hospital. Doctors said I have a fracture in the backbone,” he further said
According to the complainant, Huda Deshmukh, her husband got acquainted with one of the accused, Salam Khan, who said he had helped people get MHADA flats for cheaper prices in 2016. In February 2017, Khan showed them a flat in Kurla West, for which they paid him ₹12 lakh
Manager of a spa in Mumbai airport booked for embezzling ₹48 lakh by swapping QR code on billing desk for online payments with his own code.
Two persons arrested for stealing barricades from a road construction site in Mumbai's Aarey Colony; accused were caught with the help of construction crew.
According to police, Karemore, an MLA from Tumsar constituency in Bhandara district, took an Ola cab from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to MLA hostel in Colaba around 8 am on Wednesday. Karemore told the driver that since he was a public representative, he could cross the sea link without paying the toll, but the driver got aggressive and refused to take that route, a police officer said
The two guards, identified as Avinash Kadam and Sandesh Patil, were booked under section 342 (wrongful confinement) of the Indian Penal Code. “The two men were arrested and were released on bail on Wednesday,” a police officer said
A 30-year-old Bangladeshi man was arrested after allegedly flashing and attempting to masturbate in front of an airhostess on a Vistara flight from Muscat to Mumbai. The incident occurred just before the flight landed and the man has been charged with assault, sexual harassment, and insulting the modesty of a woman. He has been remanded to three days in police custody. The Bangladesh consulate has been informed of the incident.
An eight-year-old boy with a learning disability went missing in Mumbai but was found in a hotel in Dahisar and reunited with his family within 12 hours.
The Hemant Trading Company has imported many such consignments in the past five years, duping the Customs of crores of rupees in duty. Other than the consignment held on Tuesday, two more containers of alcohol ordered by the company expected from the United Kingdom will also be seized by the Customs.
The deceased have been identified as Ashokkumar Pappuram Singhania, Banwarilal Babulal Jedhia and Kishan Badgujar, while the injured were Subhash Valmiki Shotra and Govardhan Sharma. According to the police, all the occupants of the car were related to each other and aged between 35 and 40
A 40-year-old man accused of killing a flight attendant in Mumbai has confessed to wanting to rape her at knifepoint. He has been remanded in custody for three days.
A trainee flight attendant was found dead in her Mumbai apartment. The cleaning staff member of the housing society has confessed to the murder.
Police received information about the body of the 24-year-old woman found inside a bathroom of her third floor flat in NG Complex in Marol late on Sunday night
Three persons booked for abusing and threatening a food inspector who found a cockroach in a hotel's food. The accused have been released on bail.
Soeren Habermann, 24, has been touring South Asia for nine months and had entered India from Nepal in July. When the tourist was in Jaipur last month, he met three persons who proposed a joint venture where the German national could sell the jewellery provided by the trio in his country and share the profits, a police officer said, adding, “They even gave him a few pieces of jewellery, saying they were worth ₹15 lakh”
The impact of the collision resulted in the autorickshaw turning turtle, an officer from Samta Nagar police station said, adding, “The injured man, Raghuvansh Uditnarayan Tiwari, was on his way back home around 2 am when the accident occurred. He was rushed to the nearby Shatabdi Hospital”
The accused – identified as Ashish Gyanendra Gupta, 30, Akshit Gyanendra Gupta, 28, and Ritu Saman Varma, 27 – started the brawl on the outer deck of Lord of the Drinks pub around 1.30am
Sheikh told the police that he suspected that the deceased had an inappropriate relationship with his wife, whom he married earlier this year
he police team called back up which arrived in a school minibus and eventually succeeded in taking the accused out of the notorious locality and bringing him to the city. The police were on the lookout for Firoz Fayyaz Khan, 62, after they identified him in CCTV footage of an incident reported to them.
The accused, Veena Amberkar, took ₹3.5 lakh collectively from three students – Hardik Parab, 21, Jainam Gala, 21, and Mukesh Naik, 21 – to book flight tickets for Canada, a police officer said, adding, “After taking the money, she kept giving them details of the bookings and said they were cancelled at the last moment”
Jadhvani is a history sheeter and has been arrested thrice in cyber fraud cases. “The last of these arrests was made in February 2023. Each time, he gets out of the police custody on bail and continues to con people,” said an officer from Bandra-Kurla complex police.
Two men were arrested in Navi Mumbai for their involvement in a cyber fraud ring that conned people with promises of part-time jobs. Police seized mobile phones, debit cards, SIM cards, and bank documents, and believe the arrests will lead to the discovery of a larger fraud network.
A 20-year-old woman from Zimbabwe was arrested at Mumbai airport for carrying a live cartridge in her baggage. She was travelling to India on a student visa.