Thane Police: News

14 Feb 2024

Aaditya Thackeray

2 staffers punch, kick dog at Thane pet clinic; booked

A non-cognizable offense was registered against two employees of Vetic pet clinic in Manpada, Thane on Wednesday, after a video went viral showing one of them assaulting a dog.

17 Dec 2023


Maharashtra bureaucrat family dismisses influencer's 'attempt to murder' claims

Ashwajit Gaikwad's family, on Saturday, issued a statement dismissing model and social media influencer Priya Singh's claim that he tried to mow her down with his SUV. They also said that the relationship between the two was kaput.

28 Sep 2021

Navi Mumbai

Maharashtra: Three held for stealing Rs. 10.85L from kin's house

The police has arrested a woman's sister and two other relatives for allegedly stealing Rs. 10.85 lakh cash from her house in Maharashtra's Thane district, an official said on Tuesday.

22 Sep 2021


Maharashtra: Man gets seven-year imprisonment in 2015 kidnapping case

The district court in Thane district in Maharashtra has convicted a 35-year-old man for kidnapping a teenage boy for ransom and sentenced him to rigorous imprisonment for seven years.

31 Aug 2021


Maharashtra: Woman official attacked during anti-encroachment drive, loses three fingers

The Thane civic administration has condemned the attack on a woman assistant municipal commissioner (AMC), who lost three of her fingers and received head injuries when a hawker stabbed her with a knife during an anti-encroachment drive in Thane in Maharashtra.

30 Jul 2021


Maharashtra: Woman molested on promise of film role; four held

Police has arrested a woman and three others in Thane city of Maharashtra for allegedly threatening and molesting a female artist by promising to give a role to her in a Hindi film, an official said on Friday.

15 Jul 2021


Man held for killing his girlfriend's stepmother for opposing relationship

A 24-year-old man has been arrested from a village in the Thane district of Maharashtra for allegedly killing his girlfriend's stepmother for opposing their relationship, police said on Thursday.

11 Jun 2021


27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

A 27-year-old woman died in Thane after she fell off a moving autorickshaw while trying to fend off two bike-borne robbers who snatched her mobile phone.

13 Nov 2018


Thane: Businessman gets extortion threat from gangster Ravi Pujari

A businessman in Thane (Maharashtra) has filed a police complaint, alleging that he has been receiving extortion calls from fugitive gangster Ravi Pujari, a police official said today.

27 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: RTI activist arrested for extorting builder over illegal construction

A man claiming to be an RTI activist was arrested today for allegedly extorting Rs. 5 lakh from a prominent builder in Thane district of Maharashtra and threatening him to pay another Rs. 45 lakh, police said.

17 Oct 2018


Maharashtra: ATM card skimming gang busted, two arrested in Thane

The Thane Police claimed to have busted an ATM card skimming racket by arresting two Mumbai-based persons on Wednesday.

14 Oct 2018


Thane: Four men attack police informer's car near Viviana Mall

A 54-year-old police informer's car was allegedly attacked by four persons in Thane, Maharashtra.

14 Aug 2018


Maharashtra: Police busts four illegal telephone exchanges in Thane

Four illegal telephone exchanges being operated from different apartments have been busted in Thane, Maharashtra and four people were arrested in this connection yesterday, a police official said today.

22 Jul 2018


Maharashtra: 24-year-old burned to death by husband, mother-in-law in Thane

A 24-year-old woman has been allegedly burned to death by her husband and mother-in-law in Maharashtra's Thane district.

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.

11 Jun 2018


Three, including two models, held for prostitution in Thane

Three people, including two small-time models, were arrested by Thane Police for allegedly being involved in flesh trade in Bhayander township.

Thane Police busts Rs. 500 crore cryptocurrency racket; 1 arrested

Thane Police has busted an online cryptocurrency racket, which had allegedly collected an estimated Rs. 500cr from people with a promise of good returns; it has arrested one person.

IPL Betting: Jalan reveals suspected bookies' names, wanted by police

Interrogation of alleged bookie Sonu Malad alias Sonu Jalan has revealed that he had roped in gangster Ravi Pujari in recovering money from those who placed bets during IPL matches, police said today.

03 Jun 2018

Indian Penal Code

Man killed over Rs. 15cr property; wife, accomplice held

Thane Police has arrested a 40-year-old woman Asha Gaikwad and her accomplice Himanshu Dubey for allegedly killing her husband following a feud over a property worth nearly Rs. 15cr.

Salman Khan's brother Arbaaz summoned in IPL betting scam

Actor-director Arbaaz Khan, brother of Salman Khan, has been summoned today by Thane Police in relation to an IPL betting scam, reports said.

28 May 2018


Thane man cheats bank; avails loan using forged documents

The Thane Police has arrested a 36-year-old man who allegedly cheated a bank in Thane by taking loans based on fake documents and then defaulting on repayment.

17 May 2018


Society security guard accused of raping minor, 3 booked

Thane Police has registered offenses against three persons, including the security guard of a housing society, for allegedly abducting and raping a 15-year-old girl on the night of May 15.

13 Apr 2018


Thane: Two teenage sisters kidnapped by unidentified persons; search on

Thane Police on Friday said that they have launched a search for two teenage sisters suspected to have been kidnapped by unidentified persons from near their house early this month.

SC stays Bombay HC order to initiate action against cops

The Supreme Court today stayed the Bombay High Court judgment ordering departmental action against Maharashtra policemen involved in a probe against a lawyer who was accused of illegally possessing call detail records (CDRs) of actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife.

30 Mar 2018

Indian Penal Code

Maharashtra: 11 principals operating unauthorized schools booked

Principals of 11 schools from Thane (Maharashtra) were booked for allegedly running "unauthorized" schools, police said today.

10 Mar 2018


Nawazuddin hires detectives to spy on wife; summoned by police

The Thane Police have asked Nawazuddin Siddiqui, his wife Anjali Siddiqui and lawyer Rizwan Siddiqui to appear before them as part of the investigation into an alleged Call Detail Record (CDR) scam.

09 Mar 2017


Mumbai student in race for Spell Bee finals

Three months ago, Classmate and Radio Mirchi launched Classmate Spell Bee, Season 9.