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  • Mumbai: Cops release sketches in BEST money robbery case

    The Shivaji Park police have launched a manhunt to nab four unidentified people who robbed employees of a money-carrier company while they were carrying cash collected from BEST depots at Worli and Dadar on Thursday."Someone from the company could be involved as the accused were aware that the cash ...

  • Man steals diamonds worth 23 lakh to impress bar dancer

    Man steals diamonds worth 23 lakh to impress bar dancer

    Mumbai's Mira Road resident Kalpesh Shah looted his employer of diamonds worth Rs 23.8 lakh, all in a bid to impress a bar dancer.Shah even timed the robbery to gift his paramour a diamond ring on her birthday. However, his tipping of waiters and splurging money on dancers in a suburban bar brought ...

  • Rs 5 paan costs jeweller gold worth Rs 5 crore

    Rs 5 paan costs jeweller gold worth Rs 5 crore

    A Zaveri Bazaar gold dealer was robbed of 23 kg of gold bars worth Rs 5 crore last Tuesday when he stepped out of his shop to buy a paan. Paresh Rawat, his 'trusted' employee since five years, ran away with the bars in the few minutes that 58 year-old Nathalal Brijlal Gandhi, owner of Dev Kripa Jewe...

  • Mumbai: Cops nab four for fleecing diamond traders

    The Amboli police arrested four people for duping diamond traders across the country worth crores of rupees.The police said, the modus operandi was simple. Acting as businessmen, they would first zero in on a diamond seller; proposing to buy diamonds for export. Initially, they would purchase a smal...

  • Gang of robbers create havoc; loot two persons in Mumbai

    Two persons were robbed of cash and valuables within a span of one-and-half hours on gun point at Thane-Belapur Road. The gang of four robbers, moving in a car, stole cash and valuables collectively worth Rs 70,600, offering lift to unsuspecting people. According to police, the robbers relieved a ma...

  • Three robberies reported in different parts of city

    Some unidentified thieves struck and decamped with cash and valuables collectively worth Rs 95,700 from two different places in the city. The first incident has been reported from Rabale, wherein the culprits broke into a shop and decamped with cash and valuables collectively worth Rs 40,000. The in...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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.Co...

  • 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, Kuma...

  • 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 approache...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 spe...

  • 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 jew...

  • 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...

  • Now, even robbers accept cheques

    Thieves do accept cheques, it seems.That's what 76-year-old electronics shop owner from Colaba, Mansoor Nagree, learnt when six men barged into his shop. They stole cash and also made him sign a cheque of Rs 2 lakh.One of the thieves, Sonu Singh Rana, was his former employee. He had been sacked two ...

  • 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 ...

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