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Mumbai police get 26/11-like terror attack threat messages

Mumbai: The Mumbai Traffic Police’s control room has received messages threatening a “26/11-type” attack on its WhatsApp number. The news was confirmed by the Mumbai police. “A threat message warning of a 26/11-like terrorist attack was sent to the WhatsApp number of Mumbai Police traffic control from a Pakistan-based phone number. The threat message states...

Supreme Court relief for Param Bir Singh; no action against him till next hearing

New Delhi: Former Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh has got some relief for now. The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Mumbai police to “hold back on” the ongoing investigation against him in a corruption case until March 9. The Apex Court will decide on whether to transfer the probe in the matter to...

Bulli Bai app case accused duo sent to 14-day judicial custody

Mumbai: Two accused in the infamous Bulli Bai app case – Shweta Singh and Mayank Rawal – were sent to two-week judicial custody after their police custody ended. Both of them were arrested separately from Uttarakhand by the Mumbai police. Another accused, Vishal Kumar Jha, was arrested from Uttarakhand. Shweta and Vishal were understood to...

One more student arrested in Bulli Bai app case

Mumbai: The cyber cell of Mumbai police arrested one more student early on Wednesday in connection with the controversial Bulli Bai app. The student, Mayank Rawal (21) was arrested from Uttarakhand, an official said. So far, the Mumbai police have arrested 21-year-old engineering student Vishal Kumar Jha from Bengaluru and 19-year-old girl Shweta Singh from...

‘Bulli Bai’ app case: Mumbai cops arrest 21-year-old Bengaluru student

Bengaluru: A 21-year-old engineering student in Bengaluru who had been detained for his alleged role in the controversial ‘Bulli Bai’ app was formally arrested on Tuesday by the cyber cell of Mumbai police. He has been identified as Vishal Kumar. He was produced in Bandra court on Tuesday. A 21-year-old woman detained from Uttarakhand is...

No seaside New Year celebrations: Mumbai police ban entry to beaches after 5 pm amid rising Covid cases

Entry will not be allowed to parks, beaches and other such public places in Mumbai between 5 pm and 5 am the next day Mumbai: Those planning to celebrate the New Year’s Eve on beaches in Mumbai will be disappointed. In wake of the sudden surge in cases of Covid-19 in the city, police have...

Mumbai Crime branch files charge sheet against Param Bir Singh, 3 others in extortion case

Former Mumbai CP Param Bir Singh was suspended by Maharashtra government 2 days ago   Mumbai: The Crime Branch of Mumbai police filed a 400-page charge sheet against former police commissioner of the city Param Bir Singh, Sachin Waze and two others in a case of alleged extortion against them. Singh had recorded his statement...

Warrant cancelled, but Param Bir Singh told to deposit Rs 15,000 in CM Relief Fund

Ex-top cop of Mumbai Param Bir Singh appears before Chandiwal commission on Monday   Mumbai: The bailable warrant against former police commissioner of Mumbai Param Bir Singh, accused of extortion, was cancelled after he appeared before the Justice KU Chandiwal Commission on Monday. The commission has, however, directed him to deposit Rs Rs 15,000 in...

Missing ex-top cop of Mumbai Param Bir Singh finally makes appearance

Mumbai: Days after conveying to the court that he faced threat to life in Mumbai, former Mumbai police commisisoner Param Bir Singh has appeared at the city airport on Thursday morning. The former top cop, who has been named in at least four cases of extortion, had filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking...

Param Bir Singh very much in India, his advocate tells Supreme Court

New Delhi: Former police corporation of Mumbai Param Bir Singh is in India, said his advocate told the Supreme Court on Monday. He added that Param Bir Singh was hiding as he faced threat to his life from Mumbai police. Singh has been accused in cases of extortion. Despite several notices and warrants, he has...

Hyderabad engineer arrested for giving rape threats to Virat Kohli’s daughter

Hyderabad/Mumbai: The cyber cell of Mumbai police arrested a 23-year-old software engineer from Hyderabad in the case of online rape threats to the nine-month-old daughter of cricketer Virat Kohli. The accused was identified as Ramnagesh Srinivas Akubathini. According to police, he is currently unemployed. He reportedly worked for a food delivery app earlier. Since Kohli...

Sachin Vaze produced before court; Mumbai Crime Branch seeks 10-day custody

Former Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze has been accused of massive extortion   Mumbai: Days after Mumbai police was granted the custody of police officer Sachin Vaze by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court, he was produced before the Killa court in Mumbai on Monday. The Mumbai Crime Branch has sought his 10-day custody saying it...