Mumbai Robbery News

'Mumbai Robbery' - 77 News Result(s)

  • Mumbai woman duped of Rs 72,000

    A woman lost a large sum of money when she went to pick currency notes scattered on the ground at Thane railway station on Thursday. Taking advantage of the distraction, someone decamped with her suitcase which included cash and jewellery.Saraswati Gendala, 23, a resident of Veer Savarkar Nagar was going to her hometown in Andhra Pradesh with her h...

  • Mumbai: Cops nail key member of inter-state robbery gang

    Vashi police have arrested a robber who is part of an inter-state gang operating from New Delhi, which has committed several robberies in the city and Mumbai. The accused has been identified as Ashok Hansaraj Sonkar, 22, a resident of Lalganj in Azamgarh district. The robbers would fly down from New Delhi and fly back after committing robberies in ...

  • Mumbai: First a fake service call, then a robbery

    Customers of Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) in Kharghar need to be more alert, officials say. One of the MTNL customers in the node reportedly was at the receiving end when his wife got a fake call enquiring details of the family and was later allegedly robbed by a pesky caller recently.Confirming the same, a senior MTNL official said tha...

  • Mumbai: Con men show chauffeurs money, flee with valuables

    Four con men were arrested by the Marine Drive police on Friday. They would distract drivers of parked four-wheelers by throwing currency notes of Rs 500 or Rs 100 denominations on the road and then decamp with laptops, mobile phones or cash kept in the car. "Balan Servai, 35, Kartik Servai 19, Kumaran Servai, 27 and Fakhruddhin Sheikh, 30, have be...

  • Mumbai: Man looted of gold, cash in broad daylight

    Vijay Sahadev, a resident of Ahmednagar had come to Vashi with 1 kg of gold to make ornaments for his daughter's wedding, but little did he know that he would lose all that he saved for her. Sahadev had parked his car outside Richie Rich shop at sector 17, Vashi when an unidentified person approached him and said that his money had fallen down belo...

  • Armed robbers loot Rs 20 lakh from Mumbai bank

    Armed robbers loot Rs 20 lakh from Mumbai bank

    Three robbers armed with revolvers looted Rs. 20 lakh from a branch of Saraswat Bank in the Mumbai suburb of Kandivli- soon after it opened Monday morning, police said."Three masked men, with revolvers, slapped the guard and forced their way into the bank," said Investigation Officer Dashrath Rathod.According to bank chairman Eknath Thakur, the rob...

  • Mumbai: Rs 25 lakh looted from bank in Borivali

    Mumbai: Rs 25 lakh looted from bank in Borivali

    In a daring daylight robbery, three armed robbers on Monday looted Rs 25 lakh from a bank in Borivali after threatening employees at knife point.Three masked robbers armed with choppers and knives entered the HDFC bank in suburban Borivali at 0930 hours and decamped with the cash, police said."There was one security guard outside the bank who was g...

  • Mumbai diamond heist: Language barrier delays case

    Mumbai diamond heist: Language barrier delays case

    While the Mumbai police was able to nab the four foreigners in the Rs 6.6 crore diamond heist that took place on August 23 at the India International Jewellery Show in Goregaon, within hours of the crime. Completing investigation formalities though, is a matter lost in translation.The foreigners speak Spanish, and not a word of English, making it d...

  • Four foreigners swallowed diamonds after Mumbai theft

    Four foreigners swallowed diamonds after Mumbai theft

    Between them, they swallowed 75 small packets' worth of diamonds. Then, the four foreigners headed to the Mumbai airport and boarded a flight to Dubai.The gang - which includes a woman - arrived in Mumbai, the police believes, with the intention of pulling off a major robbery at an international jewellery exhibition.The three Mexicans and a Venezue...

  • The great oil spill robbery in Mumbai

    The great oil spill robbery in Mumbai

    Villagers at Uran have been having a field day, collecting items for their evening tea and snacks. Unfortunately, the items can prove to be very dangerous, as they have been plucked out of an oily sea.Nine containers from the vessel MSC Chitra washed ashore at Uran yesterday, and villagers wasted no time in rummaging through them. They broke the co...

  • With a defunct CCTV, Mumbai highway turns hotspot for robbers

    With a defunct CCTV, Mumbai highway turns hotspot for robbers

    The Vakola junction in Mumbai is fast emerging as the chosen spot for robbers in the city, with two major highway robberies, to the tune of Rs 5 crore, taking place there in less than 10 days.

  • Accident victim's jewellery robbed on way to post-mortem

    Accident victim's jewellery robbed on way to post-mortem

    A speeding bus killed 50-year-old Hemangi Warangkar in Mumbai on Sunday. To make matters worse, jewellery worth Rs 50,000, which she was wearing, was allegedly stolen on the premises of St George's Hospital, where her body was sent for a post-mortem.

  • Mumbai cops still clueless about a 1987 theft

    The robbery at Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri still remains one of the most sensational unsolved cases in the history of the Mumbai police. The incident dates back to March 19, 1987, when 28 so-called probationary CBI officers entered the jewellery shop around 2.15 pm. The mastermind strode straight to owner Pratapbhai Zaveri, introduced himself as Res...

  • Police held nine persons, averted robberies

    In two separate incidents, police have claimed to have averted two robbery attempts in the city with the arrest of nine persons and recovered revolvers and sharp weapons.

  • A thief with a fetish for diamonds

    Rehmat Ali Rangrez (30), notorious for high-profile robberies across Mumbai was arrested on Sunday with two of his accomplices for robbing diamonds worth Rs 32 lakh.

  • Caught on CCTV, two men arrested for café robbery

    Caught on CCTV, two men arrested for caf robbery

    The Mumbai Police arrested two people on Tuesday for the robbery of a prominent South Mumbai eatery Cafe Churchill. The café was robbed on February 17 and the robbery was caught on the CCTV camera of the café.

  • Gunpoint robbery at Mumbai airport

    In a shocking security lapse, four intruders entered the Air India cargo complex, looted gold and silver coins in broad daylight and escaped.

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