J Dey murder accused granted bail
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday granted bail to Paulson Joseph, an alleged Chhota Rajan gang member accused in the murder case of journalist J Dey. The Mumbai police crime branch had arrested 11 people in the case.
2 detained in bomb hoax call case
Mumbai: Police detained two persons after a bomb hoax call was made, allegedly from their PCO in Raigad. The caller had said a bomb was planted at Mumbai Central station. However, the GRP did not find anything. The PCO number was in the name of Sanjay Nandkumar Jadhav, while the shop was owned by Jagganath Jadhav, said police.
2 held for trying to smuggle gold
Mumbai: In two separate cases, two passengers were caught for trying to smuggle gold worth Rs 72 lakh at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on Wednesday. The accused have been identified as Khambar Abbas (31) and Mohd Thammil (24).
Missing youth’s body found in Andheri
Mumbai: The body of a 24-year-old unemployed man, who had gone missing two days earlier, was found at a BMC plot in Andheri East. The deceased, Gurunath Sawant, was a resident of Sangharsh Nagar. “His face had been bludgeoned. His right wrist was missing and there are stab injuries on the body,” said an officer.
Teen dies in bike accident
Mumbai: An 18-year-old died while his friend suffered injuries after the bike they were riding hit a car on L J Road on Tuesday. Police said that the bike belonged to Nitesh Mahadev Shirke. “Sandeep Gore asked Shirke for a ride. Kundan Halde, 18, was riding pillion. Gore took a U-turn and the bike hit a car near Axis bank,” said J R Nikhalje, sub-inspector. Halde succumbed during treatment.