Mumbai Crime Roundup: 10 incidents that took place this week

13-Aug-2017
  • <p>Every member of this family, even a minor, pitches in to run the household. But, the band of four -- a mother and her three sons -- resort to thieving. <a title="Mumbai: Mother teaches kids to steal; family of thieves nabbed in Kurla" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-news-mother-teaches-kids-to-steal-family-of-thieves-nabbed-in-kurla/18486198" target="_blank"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">The Nehru Nagar police busted the gang</span> </strong></a>and arrested all four. The main accused has been identified as a divorcee, Rekha Gawli, 48. According to police sources, the family serves the city as rag pickers during the daytime, but they turn thieves at night</p>

    Every member of this family, even a minor, pitches in to run the household. But, the band of four -- a mother and her three sons -- resort to thieving. The Nehru Nagar police busted the gang and arrested all four. The main accused has been identified as a divorcee, Rekha Gawli, 48. According to police sources, the family serves the city as rag pickers during the daytime, but they turn thieves at night

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  • <p>An Andheri-based wedding planner has been through a disturbingly similar ordeal. Aditi Nagpaul, 38, who has planned Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza's wedding, <a title="Mumbai shocker! Celebrity planner stalked, stranger follows her home at 2 am" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-news-celebrity-wedding-planner-aditi-kapoor-stalked-at-2-am-by-stranger-andheri/18489198" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>was tailgated to her home in Amboli at 2 am</strong> </span></a>on Monday by a stranger. The man even had the audacity to ring her doorbell and try to strike up a conversation with her, fearing neither the CCTV cameras around nor the security guard.</p>

    An Andheri-based wedding planner has been through a disturbingly similar ordeal. Aditi Nagpaul, 38, who has planned Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza's wedding, was tailgated to her home in Amboli at 2 am on Monday by a stranger. The man even had the audacity to ring her doorbell and try to strike up a conversation with her, fearing neither the CCTV cameras around nor the security guard.

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  • <p>A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside a renowned ICSE Board school in suburban Malad following which the accused was arrested, police said on Tuesday. The peon allegedly sexually assaulted the girl inside a washroom of the school between August 1 and 4, Senior Police Inspector of Dindoshi police station, Rajaram Vhanmane said.</p>

    A four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a peon inside a renowned ICSE Board school in suburban Malad following which the accused was arrested, police said on Tuesday. The peon allegedly sexually assaulted the girl inside a washroom of the school between August 1 and 4, Senior Police Inspector of Dindoshi police station, Rajaram Vhanmane said.

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  • <p>All this 19-year-old was trying to do was protect his sister from harassers; instead, he ended up in hospital, courtesy the troublesome trio. Mercifully, <span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong><a title="Mumbai Crime: Stalkers thrash man who stood up for teenage sister" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-crime-stalkers-thrash-man-who-stood-up-for-teenage-sister-news/18490186" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff0000;">the three stalkers have been arrested and put behind bars</span></a></strong>.</span> In her statement to the police, she said three youths in their 20s from the same college - Hitesh Mhatre, Vaibhav Mhatre and Abhishek Mishra - had been passing lewd comments on her for over a week</p>

    All this 19-year-old was trying to do was protect his sister from harassers; instead, he ended up in hospital, courtesy the troublesome trio. Mercifully, the three stalkers have been arrested and put behind bars. In her statement to the police, she said three youths in their 20s from the same college - Hitesh Mhatre, Vaibhav Mhatre and Abhishek Mishra - had been passing lewd comments on her for over a week

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  • <p>The Goregaon police arrested a 35-year-old yesterday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl. The incident came to the fore when the girl visited a doctor for stomach ache and was informed that she was seven weeks pregnant.</p>

    The Goregaon police arrested a 35-year-old yesterday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl. The incident came to the fore when the girl visited a doctor for stomach ache and was informed that she was seven weeks pregnant.

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  • <p>The Govandi police are looking for a schoolboy who stripped and tied another student, a 13-year-old, to the window of the boys' toilet at a reputed school in Chembur on Saturday. The victim's parents have lodged a complaint against the unknown boy. As per the victim's statement, the boy was wearing a scout uniform and a metal bangle. The Std VI student had gone to school on Saturday with his parents for a PTA meeting. He told his mother that he was going to the bathroom and would be back soon. But he didn't return even after 20 minutes.</p>

    The Govandi police are looking for a schoolboy who stripped and tied another student, a 13-year-old, to the window of the boys' toilet at a reputed school in Chembur on Saturday. The victim's parents have lodged a complaint against the unknown boy. As per the victim's statement, the boy was wearing a scout uniform and a metal bangle. The Std VI student had gone to school on Saturday with his parents for a PTA meeting. He told his mother that he was going to the bathroom and would be back soon. But he didn't return even after 20 minutes.

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  • <p>Azad Maidan police have arrested Malabar hill resident, Bipin Agrawal, 49, for trying to extort Rs 5 crore from a SoBo builder. The accused was caught red-handed, while he was accepting Rs 2 lakh from builder Bhavesh Sheth.</p>

    Azad Maidan police have arrested Malabar hill resident, Bipin Agrawal, 49, for trying to extort Rs 5 crore from a SoBo builder. The accused was caught red-handed, while he was accepting Rs 2 lakh from builder Bhavesh Sheth.

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  • <p>With barely a day having gone by since mid-day reported how an Ola driver had flashed a woman passenger right in the car, it seems the other cab aggregator - <a title="Mumbai: Woman claims Uber driver threatened her because of a bad rating'" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/mumbai-news-uber-driver-bad-review-woman-passenger-threatened/18496190" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>Uber - has now found itself a similar spot</strong></span></a> - in this case the driver allegedly threatened a woman passenger over the phone after she gave him a one-star rating on the app</p>

    With barely a day having gone by since mid-day reported how an Ola driver had flashed a woman passenger right in the car, it seems the other cab aggregator - Uber - has now found itself a similar spot - in this case the driver allegedly threatened a woman passenger over the phone after she gave him a one-star rating on the app

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  • <p>The Manikpur police in Vasai have booked a man for allegedly <a title="Viral video: Biker slaps traffic cop on busy street in Mumbai" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/viral-videos-biker-slaps-traffic-cop-on-busy-street-in-mumbai/18495197" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>assaulting an on-duty traffic police constable</strong> </span></a>over a petty issue. A video of the incident has gone viral in which the biker is seen slapping the cop multiple times. According to the police, the incident took place on Monday. The traffic police constable, Kalu Vitthal Munde, was posted in the Parvati Cross area. Munde had stopped a biker, who was riding along with his wife and a child and had apparently jumped a signal</p>

    The Manikpur police in Vasai have booked a man for allegedly assaulting an on-duty traffic police constable over a petty issue. A video of the incident has gone viral in which the biker is seen slapping the cop multiple times. According to the police, the incident took place on Monday. The traffic police constable, Kalu Vitthal Munde, was posted in the Parvati Cross area. Munde had stopped a biker, who was riding along with his wife and a child and had apparently jumped a signal

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  • <p>After incidents where women's hair was cut off when they were sleeping at night in Uttar Pradesh, it now seems to be the turn of women at Bhiwandi, to lose their sleep over this. Two women whose hair was cut off similarly around midnight on Tuesday have given a written complaint to the Nizampura police station. The two <a title="Uttar Pradesh's hair scare reaches Thane, two women's hair chopped off in sleep" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/thane-police-women-scary-hair-cutting-incidents-uttar-pradesh-bhiwandi-crime-mumbai-news/18491157" target="_blank"><span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>victims identified as Parya Qureshi, 24, and her sister-in-law Mahek Qureshi, 23,</strong></span></a> are residents of Kasarali</p>

    After incidents where women's hair was cut off when they were sleeping at night in Uttar Pradesh, it now seems to be the turn of women at Bhiwandi, to lose their sleep over this. Two women whose hair was cut off similarly around midnight on Tuesday have given a written complaint to the Nizampura police station. The two victims identified as Parya Qureshi, 24, and her sister-in-law Mahek Qureshi, 23, are residents of Kasarali

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  • <p><a title="Mumbai: 5 passengers assault Uber driver after he stops them from smoking" href="http://www.mid-day.com/articles/uber-driver-beaten-by-5-passengers-dissuade-smoking-lower-parel-mumbai-news/18490154" target="_blank"><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">An Uber driver has filed a case with Dadar police against five men who assaulted him</span></strong></a> and damaged his car after he dissuaded them from smoking inside the vehicle. The complainant, Altaf Gaffar Shaikh, 26, however, alleged that the police were urging him to accept Rs 3,000 as compensation from the accused and withdraw the case.</p>

    An Uber driver has filed a case with Dadar police against five men who assaulted him and damaged his car after he dissuaded them from smoking inside the vehicle. The complainant, Altaf Gaffar Shaikh, 26, however, alleged that the police were urging him to accept Rs 3,000 as compensation from the accused and withdraw the case.

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