Raina Assainar
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30-year-old woman real estate agent shot at in Panvel

Supriya Patil was returning home in Koproli village in Uran in a car when she was fired at. The bullet pierced through the car’s body from the left and hit her in the calf of her left leg. Her cousin Sarvesh Mhatre was driving and she was seated next to him.

30-year-old woman real estate agent shot at in Panvel
Published on Mar 30, 2023 01:10 AM IST

Police make fifth arrest in builder murder case

The police have arrested one more person in connection with the murder of builder Savji Manjeri at Nerul on March 15

Police make fifth arrest in builder murder case
Published on Mar 29, 2023 12:46 AM IST
By, Navi Mumbai

Couple held for robbing commuters on Thane-Belapur Road

The accused – identified as Sagar Patil (21) and Arpita Pawar (20) – used to roam in a scooter and flag down passing cars to stop. Seeing a woman, the car occupants would stop assuming it to be an emergency. Then, Patil and Pawar would rob them of cash and mobile phones by threatening a molestation case against the driver.

Couple held for robbing commuters on Thane-Belapur Road
Published on Mar 25, 2023 11:47 PM IST

After 13 years, tigress in SGNP delivers four cubs

Sanjay Gandhi National Park at Borivali welcomed four tiger cubs after a gap of 13 years. The last time cubs were born was in the year 2010. Srivalli, a four year old tigress has delivered four cubs at Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) on Saturday

Tigress Srivalli mated with Bajirao and gave birth to four cubs in Sanjay Gandhi National Park on Saturday (HT PHO)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 11:10 PM IST

Teen shooter turned 18 just before murder, took contract as a ticket out of poverty

Police sources said that if the incident had happened a little earlier, Kaushal would have faced trial under the Juvenile Justice Act (JJA) and sent to a correctional home instead of facing more stringent punishment if convicted in the murder case.

Belapur builder Savjibhai Gokar Manjeri was shot in the middle of the road by an unidentified assailant, at Sector-6 in Nerul. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 25, 2023 12:29 AM IST

14-year-old falls prey to cyptocurrency scam, 1.11 lakh of father’s money

Navi Mumbai: A 14-year-old boy from Kamothe, who used to help his father with online banking, fell prey to the lure of cryptocurrency and ended up losing ₹1

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Published on Mar 24, 2023 12:50 AM IST

50,000 boxes of fresh alphonso stock spread Gudi Padwa cheer

Last year, the APMC market had received a supply of around 15,000 boxes, but this year, it has increased by more than three times. Of the 50,000 boxes, around 47,500 boxes were from different parts of Maharashtra and the rest from the southern parts of India, traders said

With Gudi Padwa, 50,000 Alphonso mangoes enter APMC market at Turbhe . in Navi Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. (Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 23, 2023 11:18 PM IST

19-year-old youth arrested for rape, blackmail of 17-yr-old girl

Navi Mumbai: A 19-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl, blackmailing her with a video of the act and extorting money and gold jewellery from her, according to Rabale police

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Published on Mar 22, 2023 12:49 AM IST

Builder murder: Four held; abandoned bike leads cops to contract killers from Bihar

The motorcycle used by the two assailants to flee after shooting a builder dead in Nerul has helped the police crack the murder case

Builder murder: Four held; abandoned bike leads cops to contract killers from Bihar
Published on Mar 20, 2023 11:54 PM IST
By, Navi Mumbai

Police probe Gujarat cases of slain builder

The Navi Mumbai police have ferreted more details of his past dealings in Kutch and it has emerged that the builder had filed a case against three people for forging his identity cards and selling off his property in 2020.

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Published on Mar 19, 2023 04:50 PM IST

CIDCO officer held in graft case over airport land rehab

Identified as Mukund Chandrakant Banda (51), the officer had demanded ₹seven lakh in order to provide eligibility certificate to the 51 year old complainant, whose land was acquired by CIDCO for the construction of Navi Mumbai International Airport.

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Published on Mar 16, 2023 11:16 PM IST

Alphonso mango supply up three-fold at APMC

With favourable weather conditions in 2022 winter, the Alphonso mangoes supply into Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC), Vashi has increased three-fold compared to March 2022 with the fruit from Devgad, Ratnagiri and Raigad in Konkan belt flooding the market

Navi Mumbai, India - March 14, 2023:Alphanso mangoes received this year in March are three times more than last year at APMC fruit Market Turbhe in Navi Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar/ HT PHOTO) (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 09:49 PM IST

Builder’s murder: Cops probe Kutch property dispute angle

“He owned a property in Kutch, his hometown, which was encroached upon, and a police case was filed around nine months ago. He had no disputes in Navi Mumbai and had never received any threats as well. Hence, our suspicion is on someone from Kutch. He had a relative in Nerul where he had gone on Wednesday for lunch and the incident occurred when he was getting into the car to drive home,” Rajendra Chaudhary, managing director and chairman, Emperia Group, said

Savji Manjeri-Patel, 56, a resident of CBD Belapur, was shot dead on Thursday evening opposite Apna Bazar in sector 6, Nerul. The two attackers had come on a bike and shot Patel while he was getting into his car, police officers said. Patel was an adviser to Emperia Group which was founded by his son Dhiraj.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 09:58 PM IST
By, Navi Mumbai

BJP youth wing VP among six booked for attempt to murder

Navi Mumbai: The district vice-president of Yuva Morcha, the BJP’s youth wing, along with five of his associates, have been booked under charges of attempt to murder for assaulting and seriously injuring two boys, according to Koparkhairane police

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Published on Mar 16, 2023 01:09 AM IST

Builder shot dead in Nerul, two assailants flee on bikes

The sound of gunshots shook the residents and shopkeepers around the busy road in sector 6, Nerul. “I was looking into the shelves when I heard the three bullet shots fired and by the time, I could figure out what had happened I saw two bikers speeding away,” a chemist from Krishna Medical, located opposite the spot, said

The body of Savji Manjeri Patel, 54, was found in his car with his legs outside around 5 pm, deputy commissioner of police (crime branch) Amit Kale said. Three bullet shells were found in the spot and preliminary enquiry found that Patel sustained two bullet injuries on his neck and chest. Four teams of crime branch and a team of Nerul police are investigating the case.
Updated on Mar 16, 2023 01:08 AM IST
By, Nerul

Six held for allegedly robbing Mumbai family on Mumbai-Goa highway

The Dadar coastal police station in Raigad district have arrested six men from Kalamboli for allegedly robbing a Borivali-bound family returning from Dapoli in the wee hours of Monday at Ambivali village in Pen on Mumbai-Goa highway. Though the family has claimed that the accused have committed dacoity, the police are still verifying the claims

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Published on Mar 14, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Belapur murder: Two convicted for life, one gets five-year in jail

The accused identified as Satyanarayan Rajendrarai Yadav and Manoj Kumar Sripatisingh Yadav were sentenced to life while their accomplice Kamlesh Sukuman Bansal received five years jail sentence

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Published on Mar 10, 2023 05:49 PM IST

Sion-Panvel Highway in Navi Mumbai records most accidents: Report

In 2022, a total of 734 road accidents were reported across Navi Mumbai, out of which 110 mishaps were reported on the three main highways – Palm Beach Road, Thane-Belapur Road, and Sion-Panvel Highway.

“The major two black spots on Sion Panvel Highway are Vashi toll naka and Vashi bridge. There are a total of six lanes with three lanes on each side. These six lanes narrow down to three lanes at the toll naka, increasing the congestion. Speeding and negligence of two-wheeler riders often lead to accidents here,” a traffic police officer from Vashi said. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 08, 2023 02:20 AM IST

Anti Human Trafficking unit arrests 18 Bangladeshi nationals in Ghansoli

The Anti Human Trafficking unit of Navi Mumbai has arrested 18 Bangladeshi immigrants who were illegally residing in Ghansoli since last year. Among those arrested, 10 are women and eight men who worked as labourers, house helps and auto rickshaw drivers in Navi Mumbai

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Published on Mar 05, 2023 06:12 PM IST

Three year old raped at railway station, rag picker arrested

The Panvel Government Railway Police (GRP) has arrested a 30-year old-ragpicker for raping a three-year-old girl who was sleeping on the railway platform along with her mother. The accused identified as Mukesh Kumar Babu Sah (30) was identified with the help of CCTV footage and nabbed within hours of the incident reported by the mother of the victim

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Published on Mar 05, 2023 06:09 PM IST

30-year-old arrested by Panvel GRP for allegedly raping minor

The accused was traced to the premises of Juinagar railway station and was nabbed from there on Thursday evening, police said

Police said Mukesh Kumar Babu Sah was arrested on Thursday with the help of CCTV footage (Representative Photo)
Published on Mar 03, 2023 03:45 PM IST

Two 16-year-old girls die by suicide, police suspect exam stress in one

Navi Mumbai: Two 16-year-old girls died by suicide on Wednesday night in two separate incidents in Navi Mumbai’s Juinagar and Sarsole

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Published on Mar 03, 2023 01:06 AM IST

Morphed photo of Airman circulated after he refused pay up

Navi Mumbai In a fresh case of sextortion, the Nhava Sheva police have booked an unidentified man for morphing the photo of an Airman working with JNPT air force station with a nude woman and sharing it across the complainant’s contacts after he refused to give in to demands for money

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Published on Feb 28, 2023 11:06 PM IST

Former village officials booked for forgery in Raigad land documents

Three former gramsevaks and four former sarpanchs among others have been booked on charges of cheating and forgery for allegedly tampering with the land records of a nine-acre plot at Korlai village in Murud taluka of Raigad district, which is allegedly owned by the Uddhav Thackeray family

Alibaug, India - February 24, 2023: Seven people including four sarpanchs, and three gramsevaks of Korlai village in Alibaug have been booked for cheating and other offences in connection with the alleged purchase of 19 bungalows by Thackeray family from Anvay Naik. BJP leader Kirit Somaiya had made these allegations. The FIR does not name anyone from Thackeray family, in Alibaug, India, on Friday, February 24, 2023. (HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 01:17 AM IST
By, Navi Mumbai

Conman steals 1.55 lakh from woman through whatsapp QR codes

After scanning the code, ₹10 was deducted from her account which Kumar credited back immediately in order to win her trust. In a similar way, he kept asking her to scan various QR codes which resulted in deductions in her account

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Published on Feb 24, 2023 02:51 AM IST

Kohli buys 2,000 sq ft villa in Alibaug for 6 crore

Kohli paid a stamp duty of ₹36 lakh for the transaction and the cricketer would also get a 400 sq ft swimming pool as part of the deal, as per the registration document accessed by Zapkey – the aggregator of publicly available property registration documents.

According to industry sources, Alibaug is expected to witness an investment of approximately <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,000 crore in the near future and an estimated 250 acres are likely to be developed in a phased manner with luxury villas and integrated townships likely to come up. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 01:14 AM IST
BySatish Nandgaonkar and Raina Assainar

Man nabbed from Nepal for killing girlfriend in Sanpada garden

Navi Mumbai: A man who was absconding after murdering a 33-year-old woman in a garden near Silicon Tower in Sanpada has been arrested by the Nepal border police

The woman, Asha Borde, was in a relationship with the accused. Originally from Aurangabad, she had been working in and around Navi Mumbai with no permanent place to stay. In the course of things, she met Khan, who operated a handcart in APMC market, and the two gradually got into a relationship. According to the police, Borde used to demand money and other things frequently from Khan, which irked him. (Image for representation)
Updated on Feb 21, 2023 02:15 AM IST

Two arrested with unaccounted 9.99 crore

Navi Mumbai: Two men have been arrested with unaccounted ₹9

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Published on Feb 19, 2023 01:25 AM IST

Two held for selling codeine inside cough syrup bottles

Navi Mumbai: The Anti Narcotics Cell (ANC), Navi Mumbai, has arrested two people for allegedly trying to sell codeine phosphate drugs inside cough syrup bottles

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Published on Feb 19, 2023 12:45 AM IST

Two cases of sexual abuse of minors reported in 2 days

Navi Mumbai: Two cases of sexual abuse of minors have been reported in two different police stations of Navi Mumbai

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Published on Feb 18, 2023 01:03 AM IST
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