#Mumbai Police

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Police personnel guard outside industrialist Mukesh Ambani's residence Antilla. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • On Thursday evening, a Scorpio with 2.5 kg gelatin sticks had been found parked near Mukesh Ambani's residence
  • A letter found inside the SUV purportedly threatened Ambani and his family
  • Jaish-ul-Hind claimed responsibility by posting a message on Telegram

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Municipal workers sanitize at platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in the view of rising number of COVID-19 cases, in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)

  • Maharashtra is one of the worst COVID-19-hit states in India
  • In the past 24 hours, it accounted for nearly half of the 16,738 cases reported in India
  • Mumbai police have often used witty tweets to highlight law and order issues

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Gehana Vasisth won the Miss Asia Bikini contest in 2012 and has worked in Hindi and Telugu cinema. (Photo Credit: Facebook/ Gehana Vasisth)

  • The incident reportedly came to light after Mumbai crime branch raided a home in Madh Island on Thursday
  • The officers busted a live porn video film making racket
  • Vasisth was questioned by the Mumbai police on Saturday following which she was arrested

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Javed Akhtar had pointed out that 'baseless' coments made by Kangana Ranaut had hurt his reputation. (Photo credit: Instagram/@kanganaranaut)

  • In December 2020,Juhu police was asked to file an inquiry into the defamation complaint
  • The police submitted their report on Monday
  • Javed Akhtar's complaint alleged that the actor had made derogatory coments against him

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Myntra was sent a mail by the Cyber Crime Department of Mumbai Police. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ Myntra)

  • A woman called Naaz Patel who is part of an NGO, filed a complaint against Myntra last December
  • She had been talking about the offensive nature of Myntra's logo on various social media paltforms
  • Myntra informed the Mumbai Police that they would be changing the logo in a month

.Uttar Pradesh, India
UP Police on Thursday posted a video on Twitter regarding the issue of consent. (Photo Credit: Twitter screengrab)

  • UP Police's Twitter handle used the references from the 1993 hit film 'Darr' and 2016 thriller-drama 'Pink'
  • In early January, Mumbai Police also tweeted for the same issue
  • The video ended with hashtag 'Kanoon Se Dar' on the UP Police's Twitter handle

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
A driver from Mumbai's Andheri was arrested along with his relative for allegedly staging a kidnapping. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • During the interrogation, the driver admitted that he planned the kidnapping
  • The accused also called his relative for help and promised him half the extortion money
  • An FIR has been registered against the driver under various sections of the IPC

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
The accused told the police that they got the idea to kidnap the boy after watching a popular crime show. (Photo credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Accused Shekhar Vishwakarma and Divyanshu Vishwakarma were arrested around 7.30pm 
  • They kidnapped a 13-year-old boy from suburban Malad on Sunday
  • The kidnappers demanded a ransom of Rs 10 lakh

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Both husband and wife were labourers and residents of Mankhurd area. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The couple was standing at the door of a coach and swinging by a pole attached to the doorway
  • The victim was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared her dead 
  • The couple got married two months back

.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Mumbai Police arrested Republic Media Network's Chief Executive Officer Vikas Khanchandani on Sunday morning in connection with the alleged TRP rigging scam. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Khanchandani was arrested from his residence in Mumbai by the police's Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU)
  • The police began a probe into the alleged scam after rating agency BARC filed a complaint
  • BARC engaged Hansa to install and maintain barometers which record TV viewership data at sample household