Sagar Rajput

Sagar Rajput

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

Articles by Sagar Rajput
Police security inside Byculla Woman Jail in Mumbai.(HT File Photo)
Police security inside Byculla Woman Jail in Mumbai.(HT File Photo)

Byculla inmate murder: Shetye’s kin request transfer of witnesses to another jail

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2017 09:49 AM IST
After getting approval from respective authorities, a post mortem was conducted on Manjula Shetye, the report which revealed that she was beaten to death.
Police have registered cases against all the rioting prisoners, including Mukerjea.(HT File Photo)
Police have registered cases against all the rioting prisoners, including Mukerjea.(HT File Photo)

Cops to question Indrani Mukerjea over Mumbai prison riot

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 18, 2017 09:54 AM IST
Mumbai city news: Nearly 200 prisoners of Byculla Jail rioted after an inmate was allegedly beaten to death on Friday
Manjura Govind Shetye .(HT)
Manjura Govind Shetye .(HT)
In this case, the accused after fleeing with the victim’s bag containing cash amounting to Rs30,000 and valuables, went to several stores in the city and bought clothes, police said. He was caught from Delhi.(HT)
In this case, the accused after fleeing with the victim’s bag containing cash amounting to Rs30,000 and valuables, went to several stores in the city and bought clothes, police said. He was caught from Delhi.(HT)

Mumbai ‘tour guide’ held after he drugs UK man’s coffee, flees with cash

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2017 12:32 PM IST
Mumbai city news: The Tardeo police have arrested 27-year-old Ayaz Shaikh, who police say has several similar cases registered against him in police stations across the country
The police registered a murder case and arrested Roy after Wagela’s death.(HT)
The police registered a murder case and arrested Roy after Wagela’s death.(HT)

Daily wage earner killed in drunken fight in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2017 12:26 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The police said that both Ramesh Wagela and accused Kalicharan Roy were under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.
Operators have been given strict instructions not to leak information to anyone, especially the names of complainants.(HT File Photo)
Operators have been given strict instructions not to leak information to anyone, especially the names of complainants.(HT File Photo)

Mumbai cops leak name, address of man who complained against bar owner, suspended

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2017 11:16 PM IST
Mumbai city news: The constables had told the owner of a bar in the western suburbs who had complained against his establishment
Sagar Thakkar, the man accused of running the Thane fake call centre(HT File Photo)
Sagar Thakkar, the man accused of running the Thane fake call centre(HT File Photo)

Inside Mumbai’s multi-crore fake call centres: Free housing, drugs, alcohol

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2017 10:44 PM IST
Mumbai city news: This is an account based on conversations HT had with a man who knew the masterminds when they first set up operation
A writer of prose and poetry, Pawar has written several pieces in Marathi that are available online and has also contributed to Marathi newspapers about various topics, including the drought in Marathwada.(HT)
A writer of prose and poetry, Pawar has written several pieces in Marathi that are available online and has also contributed to Marathi newspapers about various topics, including the drought in Marathwada.(HT)

Bad to verse: Poet held in Mumbai for duping four banks of 20 lakh

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2017 09:25 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The accused applied for loans at four banks for the same vehicle and got them sanctioned with the help a car dealership employee
Scared of the consequences and social stigma, the two children decided not to speak up about the incident. However, after the girl kept meeting her uncle, she broke down and told her mother what had happened.(HT File Photo)
Scared of the consequences and social stigma, the two children decided not to speak up about the incident. However, after the girl kept meeting her uncle, she broke down and told her mother what had happened.(HT File Photo)

Here’s how 2 Mumbai children fought off man who undressed them, asked them to sit on his lap

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2017 11:48 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The man told the two children he would teach them boxing and other ways to fight molesters
She told the police that she received the friend request in October last year.(HT)
She told the police that she received the friend request in October last year.(HT)

UK man, fake woman officer cheat nurse of Rs7 lakh over customs fees

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2017 12:58 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The woman paid the amount towards customs duty for a gift which was sent by a man from London
Kumar was taken to INS Ashwini Hospital, where he was declared dead before admission.(FOR REPRESENTATION)
Kumar was taken to INS Ashwini Hospital, where he was declared dead before admission.(FOR REPRESENTATION)

Tree collapses in Mumbai, kills Navy surgeon’s 14-year-old son

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2017 12:38 AM IST
Mumbai city news: Rahul Vipin Kumar was talking to someone on the phone when the tree fell on him and crushed him
The accused had allegedly been sexually assaulting the boy for two months. The police had registered a case but sent the boys to the same remand home.(Representational photo)
The accused had allegedly been sexually assaulting the boy for two months. The police had registered a case but sent the boys to the same remand home.(Representational photo)

Four teenagers booked for raping 14-year-old boy in Mumbai

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2017 12:35 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The accused minors were sent back to the same remand home as the survivor but they were confined to different barracks. The police is also keeping an eye on them.
Deepak Neekale received eight stitches to his head.(HT)
Deepak Neekale received eight stitches to his head.(HT)

Mumbai cop attacked after asking biker to take U-turn on one-way road

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2017 01:14 AM IST
Mumbai city news: A relative of the biker, who was passing by, hit the constable with a paver block
Sources said that in the absence of a detection squad for six months, a special team would be formed for important cases.(HT)
Sources said that in the absence of a detection squad for six months, a special team would be formed for important cases.(HT)

In Mumbai: No detection staff at Worli police station for 6 months

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2017 12:36 AM IST
Mumbai city news:Every police station has a detection squad , which investigates serious offences. The squad usually works in two shifts, with either an assistant police Inspector or a police sub inspector leading the team of five constables.
Virat Kohli will lead the Indian cricket team in ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India play Pakistan in a group B match in Birmingham. This match will see a full house at Edgbaston.(Getty Images)
Virat Kohli will lead the Indian cricket team in ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India play Pakistan in a group B match in Birmingham. This match will see a full house at Edgbaston.(Getty Images)

ICC Champions Trophy: India favourites vs Pakistan; bookies bet ENG to win Cup

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Rajput
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2017 12:16 PM IST
India play Pakistan in their opening ICC Champions Trophy match in Birmingham on June 4. The Indian cricket team are the defending champions. However, bookies are tipping hosts England to win the Cup this time
(Picture for representation)
(Picture for representation)

Mumbai police arrest man for robbery after his wife spills the beans

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2017 01:34 AM IST
Mumbai city news: Samunnaem Ansari, a resident of Malad, has several cases of robbery and house breaking registered against him.
The policemen attached with a Navi Mumbai police station brought Siddiqui to JJ Hospital around noon on Thursday.(HT)
The policemen attached with a Navi Mumbai police station brought Siddiqui to JJ Hospital around noon on Thursday.(HT)

Undertrial confuses Navi Mumbai police about blood sample, escapes Mumbai hospital

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2017 12:17 AM IST
Mumbai city news: The Borivli police had arrested him in a theft case last month and he was being kept in Taloja jail
Police said the accused, Saddam Usman Khan, had been hiding in Nalasopara for the past three years.(HT File Photo)
Police said the accused, Saddam Usman Khan, had been hiding in Nalasopara for the past three years.(HT File Photo)

How Facebook helped Mumbai police catch a thief who fled three years ago

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2017 08:53 AM IST
Mumbai city news: Police circulated these photos to their informers, who spotted the accused at his hideout
The group was detained at CST.(File)
The group was detained at CST.(File)

Kerala youngster says Bombay, man hears bomb, gets Mumbai railway police to catch group at CST

By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2017 12:09 AM IST
Mumbai city news: An innocuous chat with a friend landed a group of six in the custody of railway police, anti-terrorism squad
The woman and her friend, with the help of other passengers, caught Salunke and alighted at the Airport metro station. They then alerted the security guards.(HT file)
The woman and her friend, with the help of other passengers, caught Salunke and alighted at the Airport metro station. They then alerted the security guards.(HT file)

Man arrested for molesting 21-year-old woman inside Mumbai Metro

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2017 10:15 AM IST
MUMBAI CITY NEWS Police officers said the woman, a Mulund resident, was on her way to Chakala when the incident occurred last week
A video grab showing former MLA from Solapur, Ramesh Kadam arguing with assistant police inspector Manoj Pawar outside Byculla jail.(HT)
A video grab showing former MLA from Solapur, Ramesh Kadam arguing with assistant police inspector Manoj Pawar outside Byculla jail.(HT)

Ex-MLA ‘threatens’ Mumbai cop outside jail, policeman records it on video; inquiry initiated

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2017 11:42 AM IST
MUMBAI CITY NEWS: The MLA got angry when the cop asked him to wait for the police van on one side of the jail

Afraid of GK test, police aspirant sends friend for exam with hall ticket photocopy, fake Aadhaar

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2017 02:45 PM IST
Exams to select constables for Mumbai commissionerate have been going on for a month
The packet containing a bar of soap and a packet of washing powder that was delivered to the complainant.(HT Photo)
The packet containing a bar of soap and a packet of washing powder that was delivered to the complainant.(HT Photo)

Man orders phone on Flipkart, gets soap instead, files cheating complaint

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2017 09:30 AM IST
Flipkart yet to give an official statement. Customer Vaibhav Vasant Kamble has filed a cheating complaint against Flipkart and logistics company EKart.
The Colaba police have registered a case under section 302 (punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code.(Picture for representation)
The Colaba police have registered a case under section 302 (punishment for murder) of the Indian Penal Code.(Picture for representation)

Unsafe Mumbai: 28-year-old woman found with her throat slit in SoBo home

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2017 09:46 AM IST
The incident took place between 8.45am to 12.30pm on Wednesday, when her husband had gone out for work.
Deepak Dalvi, the biker, was lying on the road, unconscious when the cops found him.(HT)
Deepak Dalvi, the biker, was lying on the road, unconscious when the cops found him.(HT)

Biker hit by car, Mumbai cop sees him lying unconscious on CCTV, sends help, saves his life

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2017 01:44 PM IST
Constable Jyoti Mugalghat saw accident on CCTV, told local cops at once; no case filed as driver, biker turn out to be friends
The CCTV footage from the area helped cops crack the chain snatching case(Pic for Representation)
The CCTV footage from the area helped cops crack the chain snatching case(Pic for Representation)

Cops don’t go home for 8 days, solve south Mumbai chain snatching case

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2017 08:51 AM IST
The robbery took place on May 1 and senior police officers ordered their juniors not to go home till they solved it.
The accused admitted that he had been doing this for the past few months.(HT File Photo)
The accused admitted that he had been doing this for the past few months.(HT File Photo)

Mumbai man gets 20 women’s numbers from Facebook, sends them lewd messages

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2017 11:23 AM IST
The man, Rohan D’souza, would find the numbers of random women from their Facebook profiles. He would then text them from his mother’s phone and ask them intimate questions
The spot at Bandra Bandstand in Mumbai where the woman drowned.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)
The spot at Bandra Bandstand in Mumbai where the woman drowned.(Pramod Thakur/HT Photo)

Mumbai selfie death: 21-yr-old’s bid to take pic with mother, sister goes wrong

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2017 09:54 AM IST
The woman, BE student from Tamil Nadu, wanted to take a selfie with her mother and sister on a rocky patch with the sea in the background

Ola sacks Mumbai driver who lured, molested woman, then asked her to ‘be his friend’

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2017 10:03 AM IST
The driver, Shadabh Mohammad Ibrahim Shaikh, was arrested and charged with kidnapping and molesting a woman passenger last month
The victims claimed they bought the tickets for prices ranging from Rs800 to Rs2,000.(HT file)
The victims claimed they bought the tickets for prices ranging from Rs800 to Rs2,000.(HT file)

IPL fans beware: Fake tickets being sold at Wankhede stadium

Hindustan Times | By Sagar Rajput, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2017 11:30 AM IST
The fraud came to light after 15 people who tried entering the stadium for a match on Monday were handed over to the police for holding fake tickets.
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