QCrime: Threat Caller Held, CBI Gets Custody of 2 in BoB Case

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Two Bank of Baroda employees have been arrested in a Rs 6,000 crore suspicious remittances case. (Photo: Reuters)

1. Man Arrested for Making Threat Call

The Mumbai police arrested a 45-year-old man on Wednesday for making a threatening call to the Mumbai police control room at the commissioner’s office.

Isa Abdul Rasul Khan was arrested by officers of the Nirmal Nagar police station, said DCP Dhananjay Kulkarni.

The control room received an anonymous call threatening the police at 1.48 pm. The call was traced to Khan, who was then arrested.

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2. Woman, Her Two Kids Burnt Alive by In-laws in UP

A 28-year-old woman and her two children were allegedly burnt for dowry in Susaila village in Tarabganj area in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

The woman Arti and her children Sachin (5) and Chhama (3) were asleep at night when they caught fire “under mysterious circumstances” and died, Circle Officer Vijay Anand said.

Arti’s brother Jitendra has lodged an FIR alleging her husband and in-laws for killing them for dowry.

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3. BoB Case: Court Remands 2 Bank Officials To CBI Custody

An assistant general manager and the branch head of the foreign exchange division of Bank of Baroda (BoB), arrested in the Rs 6,000 crore suspicious remittances case, were on Wednesday remanded to two-day CBI custody by a Delhi court.

AGM SK Garg and Jainish Dubey were produced before Special CBI Judge P K Jain, where the agency sought their custodial interrogation for five days.

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4. Woman, Paramour Held for Murder bid on Husband

A day after a milkman was shot at in Modinagar, Ghaziabad, police arrested three people, including the victim’s wife, in connection with the case.

According to the Modinagar police station SHO, Deepak Sharma, 35-year-old Subhash Sharma, a resident of Anand Vihar Colony, was shot at by two bike-borne assailants in morning of October 13 near Modi Mandir when he was delivering milk on his bicycle.

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5. Goa Jail Superintendent Suspended for Assault on Undertrials

A day after he was transferred, Melvyn Vaz, the Superintendent of the Goa Central Jail at Colvale, was on Wednesday suspended in the wake of four undertrials complaining to a court that they were assaulted by prison staff.

The suspension of Vaz comes on the back of four jail guards facing similar disciplinary action for the incident.

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6. HC Summons SP in Alleged Custodial Death Case

The Madras High Court on Wednesday summoned the Superintendent of Police of Dindigul district to appear before it in person on November 25 in connection with a PIL that has sought a CBI probe into the alleged torture and custodial death of a man in June 2012.

A bench, comprising Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice TS Sivagnanam, gave the direction on the PIL by P Pugalenthi, Director of Prisoners Rights Forum.

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7. Cow-Shelter Owner Shot Dead In Gurgaon

A cow-shelter owner was killed in Gurgaon on Wednesday after unidentified people fired at him thrice from close quarters, a senior police officer said.

Sandeep Kataria, who runs Gau Raksha Dal in the millennium city, was rushed to a private hospital in Sector 38 after he was shot, where he was declared brought dead, Assistant Commissioner of Police Hawa Singh said.

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8. Three Employees Arrested for Duping Builder

The police arrested three people on Wednesday for allegedly duping their employer, a builder in Thane, of around Rs 69 lakh.

Inspector MV Patil of Wagle Estate police station identified the accused as George Jacob, Omkar Mahajan and Purvesh Vohra.

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9. Four Advocates Booked for Cheating, Forgery

Four advocates have been booked for allegedly forging notary documents, police said on Wednesday.

Ashok Pandey, Anand Pandey, Rajnish Dubey and SS Mishra, were named in an FIR registered on the basis of a complaint filed by a Navi Mumbai-based businessman, said V Gadgil, Senior Inspector of Colaba Police Station, adding they are allegedly part of a racket involving forging of documents.

Investigators from Colaba Police Station, where the case was lodged, are now looking for an Assistant Municipal Commissioner who is linked to the racket, he said.

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