Mumbai Crime Branch: News

20 Jul 2022


Mumbai: Gang, demanding Rs. 100 crore for minister post, busted

Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested four men, who allegedly demanded Rs. 100 crore from an MLA for a ministerial post in the newly-formed Maharashtra cabinet.

20 Jun 2022

Karan Johar

Was Karan Johar on Lawrence Bishnoi's hit list for extortion?

An alleged member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang—Siddhesh Kamble aka Saurabh Mahakal—revealed that filmmaker Karan Johar was a target of the gang's alleged plan of extortion, as per a police officer.

16 Jun 2021


Man arrested for cheating by offering roles in films

A 47-year-old man has been arrested by the Cyber Police Station of the Mumbai crime branch for cheating a businessman of Rs. 32.69 lakh by offering a lead role to his daughter in a film, a police official said on Tuesday.

04 Mar 2021


Shakti Mills gangrape convict and aide held for stabbing man

A convict in the 2013 Shakti Mills gangrape case in Mumbai and his associate were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly stabbing and injuring a man in Mumbai over drugs, a police official said.

08 Jan 2021


Kapil Sharma files complaint against car designer Dilip Chhabria

Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma filed a complaint against car designer Dilip Chhabria on Thursday for reportedly taking Rs. 5.7 crore from him and not delivering his vanity van against the payment.

31 Jul 2020


Mumbai: Man blackmails Bollywood actor's daughter; arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly blackmailing and trying to extort money from a Bollywood actor's daughter.

29 Jul 2019

Hindustan Times

Popular singer Udit Narayan receives death threats, seeks cops' help

Bollywood playback singer Udit Narayan sought help from the anti-extortion cell (AEC) of the Mumbai crime branch after receiving numerous death threats.

07 Jul 2018


Mumbai: AK-56 seized from Dawood gang member's house; wife arrested

An AK-56 rifle has been seized from the house of a member of Dawood Ibrahim gang in suburban Goregaon in Mumbai.

02 May 2018

Mumbai Police

Man impersonated Salman's brother-in-law to extract money; held

The Mumbai Police on Tuesday took into custody a 27-year-old man named Harshal Sudhakar Bhalerao for posing as Salman Khan's brother-in-law Aayush Sharma on social media.

05 Jul 2017


Mumbai local train's status to be available on Google Maps

The Western Railways (WR) is going to approach Google to link trains with Google Maps which will enable commuters to check live status and position of local trains on the maps.