Pratik Salunke is a principal correspondent of Hindustan Times, Mumbai. He has spent a past decade covering crime and transport in cities of Mumbai and Pune. He has been covering terrorism, financial frauds and crime stories.
With a profusion of courier and delivery firms all across Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, drugs that are camouflaged as everyday products like sweets and talcum powder, can be moved through the city without being detected. read more
Irfan Khan, a Bachelor of pharmacy (B Pharm) graduate, was arrested on February 21 for allegedly sending psychotropic drugs in the form of tablets to the United States of America and Australia. read more
Ghatkopar resident Pankaj Raja not only had to deal with the sudden loss of his wife, Jyoti, but also faced bureaucratic apathy and was told to pay a bribe to obtain her cause-of-death report. Without the report, the insurance company will not pay Jyoti’s... read more
The ED said if the 63-year-old businessman is brought back, he will be lodged at Arthur Road Jail where a barrack has been readied. Further, Mallya’s presence is important to ascertain the full particulars of his assets and complete disclosure about... read more
Ten days after Rajeshwar Udani, the 57-year-old Ghatkopar diamond merchant went missing, his body was found in the bushes in a hilly area close to Dehrang dam in Panvel on Thursday, under mysterious circumstances. read more
The officers believe that the arrested accused, Naveen, who arrived in the city from Dubai, was only a carrier and had been trained by a Delhi-based cartel to hide the gold under the seats so that it could be retrieved later. read more