Sagar Rajput

Sagar works with the Crime team and covers South Mumbai and Prisons.

Articles by Sagar Rajput

Two who snatched 78-year-old Mumbai woman’s chain worth Rs75,000 held

Mumbai police recovered valuables worth Rs1.47 lakh and a motorcycle from the accused

Police said the gold chain was worth Rs75,000.(HT)
Police said the gold chain was worth Rs75,000.(HT)
Updated on Aug 14, 2017 02:36 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Cylinder blast kills balloon seller in Mumbai

Nadeer Wahab Abdul Pathan was from Uttar Pradesh

Published on Aug 13, 2017 12:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai bikers snatch gold chain from 78-year-old woman on a morning walk

Parvati Kinney from the Indraneel building in Bandra was accompanied by her husband.

Updated on Aug 12, 2017 09:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai man promises 200 people jobs in Gulf, caught fleeing with 40 lakh

Abdul Salaam Abdul Rashid, 53, was about to escape to Dubai, the police said.

Published on Aug 11, 2017 01:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Father and son kidnap 24-year-old man from Mumbai, demand ransom from family

Suresh Javde and his son Milind planned to kidnap the 24-year-old after Prakash Mohite failed to pay them the interest on a Rs3-lakh loa

They were arrested on July 29.
They were arrested on July 29.
Published on Aug 06, 2017 01:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Man uses fake name to get job in SoBo café, steal Rs1 lakh, real contact on resumé leads cops to him

As the con man had worked at a 7-star hotel earlier, his qualifications impressed the owner of the Mumbai café

The accused wanted the job just so he could steal from the place.(Photo for representation)
The accused wanted the job just so he could steal from the place.(Photo for representation)
Updated on Aug 04, 2017 04:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Group of four promise firm Rs100-crore loan, dupe it of Rs1 crore

The accused had given one of the company officials his original number, which got him caught

The Vishakhapatnam-based company needed money for a new project in Mumbai.(Pic for Representation)
The Vishakhapatnam-based company needed money for a new project in Mumbai.(Pic for Representation)
Published on Aug 04, 2017 12:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

28-year-old man held for stealing 200 trophies from south Mumbai sports shop

The police said that the accused had sneaked into the shop through the window, and fled with 200 trophies.

Updated on Jul 25, 2017 11:36 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Words ‘Sai Dham’ written on windscreen help Mumbai cops arrest driver who fled with phones

Sunil Gupta fled with 101 mobile phones worth Rs17.31 lakh and was arrested on Friday

The accused was arrested on Friday.
The accused was arrested on Friday.
Updated on Jul 23, 2017 01:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

BMC sweeper who posed as MHADA officer by night arrested in Mumbai

Rajendra Shankar Ghadge would hide his face with a scarf while working as a BMC sweeper during the daytime, but would leave the premises wearing a suit and a tie.

The police found Ghadge has cheated more then 10 people, amassing at least Rs1 crore.
The police found Ghadge has cheated more then 10 people, amassing at least Rs1 crore.
Updated on Jul 22, 2017 12:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Bombay high court clerk duped of Rs48,000 on pretext of GST

Mumbai city news: According to police, the woman got a call from a courier boy who said that in order to get the parcel, she would have to pay Rs 48,000 as customs duty and GST

The investigating officers suspect Vivek Patel and the courier boy are the same person, who telephoned the 38-year-old Bombay high court clerk from different numbers.(File photo for representation)
The investigating officers suspect Vivek Patel and the courier boy are the same person, who telephoned the 38-year-old Bombay high court clerk from different numbers.(File photo for representation)
Published on Jul 21, 2017 01:24 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Did OML founder Vijay Nair’s stalker hack Maharashtra police chief’s official email?

The Mumbai police are investigating if email was sent by hacking into DGP’s official email account or from a fake mailing portal.

(Picture for representation)
(Picture for representation)
Updated on Jul 20, 2017 12:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

IAS officer’s son found dead in Mumbai under mysterious circumstances

Mumbai city news: The police are yet to ascertain whether this is a case of suicide or he was pushed from the 21-storey building

The police are yet to ascertain whether this is a case of suicide or he was pushed from the 21-storey building.(File for representation)
The police are yet to ascertain whether this is a case of suicide or he was pushed from the 21-storey building.(File for representation)
Updated on Jul 18, 2017 03:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Did Indrani Mukerjea use inmates’ children as shields during Mumbai jail riot?

Mumbai city news: Officials of state child rights commission visit Byculla jail, question inmates and speak to children and their mothers

Indrani Mukerjea, jailed former media baron, along with other woman inmates at Byculla jail, have been accused of using children as shields against lathi charge(File)
Indrani Mukerjea, jailed former media baron, along with other woman inmates at Byculla jail, have been accused of using children as shields against lathi charge(File)
Updated on Jul 16, 2017 03:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai lawyer catches banker taking photos of her, other women on local train, sharing them on Whatsapp

Mumbai city news: Lawyer and her male colleague said he took photos of her and another woman passenger, hand him over to the police at Malad

According to the police, the complainant, a 26-year-old lawyer, caught the accused sharing photos of her and another passenger on a Whatsapp group.(HT)
According to the police, the complainant, a 26-year-old lawyer, caught the accused sharing photos of her and another passenger on a Whatsapp group.(HT)
Published on Jul 15, 2017 10:14 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Inmate’s death: 20 MPs visit Mumbai’s Byculla jail, enquire about murder

Mumbai city news: The visiting team, which was headed by Bijoya Chakravarty from Assam, included NCP’s Vandana Chavan and Supriya Sule, BJP’s Raksha Khadse and DMK’s MK Kanimozhi

Six police officials have been arrested in the case.
Six police officials have been arrested in the case.
Published on Jul 14, 2017 01:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By

Mumbai bikers arrested for performing ‘Dhoom-style’ stunts at Marine Drive, say they wanted to impress girls

The youngsters were inspired by the Hindi movie Dhoom.(HT FILE)
The youngsters were inspired by the Hindi movie Dhoom.(HT FILE)
Updated on Jul 12, 2017 12:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Four men on bikes rob mobile wholesaler of 30 lakh, scooter at gun point in Mumbai

Mumbai city news: At 6.15pm the police found the Activa at 13th street, Nagpada, after receiving a tip-off from an anonymous caller.

Purohit owns a shop at City Center Mall, Mumbai Central, and was taking Rs30 lakh home.(HT file photo)
Purohit owns a shop at City Center Mall, Mumbai Central, and was taking Rs30 lakh home.(HT file photo)
Published on Jul 12, 2017 09:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

70-year-old man robbed of 4.94 lakh in a bus in Mumbai

Mumbai city news: Raghuram Shrinivas Aaichal, 70, works for a private firm. He was asked by his employer to withdraw cash from three banks in south Mumbai. Aaichal stays in a rented apartment at Kamothe in Navi Mumbai

Aaichal claims that he heard two passengers talk about someone dropping their money.(HT)
Aaichal claims that he heard two passengers talk about someone dropping their money.(HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2017 12:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Teenager’s intimate video with boy in Mumbai mall reaches her father, girl alleges rape; 2 held

Mumbai city news: A fortnight ago, a sweeper at the mall, Anand Pilkar, recorded the 16-year-old girl and her 19-year-old friend at a secluded spot in the mall

The police said the girl’s father saw the video and asked his daughter about it. Scared of the consequences, the girl alleged her friend forced her to go to the mall with him and forced himself on her, a source said. The boy was arrested.(Ht file photo)
The police said the girl’s father saw the video and asked his daughter about it. Scared of the consequences, the girl alleged her friend forced her to go to the mall with him and forced himself on her, a source said. The boy was arrested.(Ht file photo)
Updated on Jul 10, 2017 10:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Pune driver drugged, robbed of car and valuables near Mumbai

Mumbai city news: The accused allegedly hired Nitin Bhansode’s car to travel to Mumbai on June 16. They spiked his tea and after he went unconscious, allegedly fled with his Tavera and valuables worth Rs2.59 lakh.

Bhansode said in his complaint that he received a call on June 16. The(HT)
Bhansode said in his complaint that he received a call on June 16. The(HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2017 12:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai inmate’s death: Jail officer tells colleagues to support ‘accused sisters’, seeks out of probe

The complainant said that Shetye was stripped inside the barrack, the jail staffers even inserted lathi (stick) inside her private parts.(File)
The complainant said that Shetye was stripped inside the barrack, the jail staffers even inserted lathi (stick) inside her private parts.(File)
Updated on Jul 10, 2017 08:23 PM IST
BySagar Rajput and Debasish Panigrahi, Mumbai

Indrani files complaint against jail officials who beat her up after inmate;s death

HT Image
HT Image
Updated on Jul 03, 2017 08:26 AM IST
By, Mumbai

Byculla jail killing: Six Mumbai police officials arrested

Mumbai city news: The six jail officials accused of fatally assaulting murder convict Manjula Shetye inside Byculla jail last week were arrested on Saturday

(Hindustan Times)
(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 10, 2017 08:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Indrani Mukerjea files complaint against Mumbai jail officials who beat her up after inmate’s death

Indrani Mukerjea at JJ Hospital for a medical check-up on Wednesday.(Bhushan Koyande)
Indrani Mukerjea at JJ Hospital for a medical check-up on Wednesday.(Bhushan Koyande)
Updated on Jun 30, 2017 09:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Inmate murder: Indrani Mukerjea tells court jail staff threatened to kill her

Indrani Mukerjea was booked for inciting a riot inside the Byculla Women’s jail when protests broke out after an inmate, Manjula Shetye, was allegedly killed by prison staff.

Former media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea is accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora.(HT file)
Former media entrepreneur Indrani Mukerjea is accused of murdering her daughter Sheena Bora.(HT file)
Updated on Jul 18, 2017 09:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

Murder in Mumbai jail: Human rights panel seeks report in 2 weeks

Mumbai city news: The complainant and the main witness in the case in her statement alleged after assaulting Shetye brutally, the jail officials had even inserted a lathi (stick) inside her private parts, which caused a riot

Hindustan Times had on Tuesday reported about the brutal manner in which Manjula Shetye was brutally murdered inside the Byculla woman’s prison by six jail officials.
Hindustan Times had on Tuesday reported about the brutal manner in which Manjula Shetye was brutally murdered inside the Byculla woman’s prison by six jail officials.
Updated on Jun 29, 2017 09:04 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Arrest Mumbai jail officials who thrashed woman convict, inserted lathi in her private parts, say lawyers

Mumbai city news: Nobody can evade arrest, poliecemen can’t be an exception, say legal experts.

Manjula Shetye, the convict who was allegedly assaulted.(HT)
Manjula Shetye, the convict who was allegedly assaulted.(HT)
Updated on Jun 30, 2017 09:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Army sepoy hangs himself in south Mumbai ashram, police find suicide note

Mumbai city news: The police are yet to ascertain the reason but said that Neeraj Kumar Yadav hung himself from a ceiling fan by a scarf.

The ashram staff had to break into his room to find him dead.(Pic for Representation)
The ashram staff had to break into his room to find him dead.(Pic for Representation)
Published on Jun 27, 2017 09:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai

Mumbai: Woman convict dies after jailors insert lathi into private parts

Mumbai city news: The death triggered a violent protest by other prisoners and some 200 of them, including former media bigwig Indrani Mukerjea, who is in jail for the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora, have been booked for rioting

Manjula Shetye, the prisoner who died after the assault.(HT)
Manjula Shetye, the prisoner who died after the assault.(HT)
Updated on Jul 10, 2017 08:23 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By, Mumbai
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