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Mumbai: Cops find two abandoned baby girls in 48 hours

Within a span of 48 hours, the police recovered two abandoned baby girls, from two different locations in the city. While one of them has been admitted to a government hospital in Virar, the other has been shifted to a child rescue home, following treatment at the Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation hospital. Found in a field In the first case, a three-month-old baby girl was recovered from a field in Narangi fatak area of Virar on Tuesday morning. According to…

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Free at last: Animal activists rescue birds, animals rescued at Vasai

Animal activists yesterday rescued nearly hundred birds and animals kept for sale at pet shops in Vasai In a major crackdown, animal activists yesterday rescued nearly hundred birds and animals kept for sale at pet shops in Vasai. According to police sources, the activists and the cops reached Vasai market early on Monday morning to inspect the condition of pets kept caged in the shops. “We found that several birds and animals were kept in cages that are much…

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Woman tries to sell baby for Rs 2 lakh in Vasai, arrested

Manikpur police lay a trap for the¬†40-year-old¬†accused, who hails from West Bengal after receiving a tip-off, send a decoy customer to catch her red-handed The Manikpur police caught a 40-year-old woman red-handed while she was trying to sell a three-year-old boy on Tuesday night. Officers sent a decoy customer to the bridge near Tungareshwar sweet mart around 11 pm, and arrested her when she handed over the child to him after taking Rs 2 lakh from him. According to…

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Train runs over 14-year-old taking shortcut on the tracks in Vasai

A 14-year-old boy hailing from Kerala had not imagined that taking a shortcut would end his life abruptly on Wednesday. In order to cross over from one platform to the other, he and his father ditched the stairs and decided to hop into a goods train that was waiting between the platforms at Vasai railway station. The moment they tried to get down, the train started moving and the boy fell in the gap between the tracks and the…

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Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai actress accuses producer of sexual harassment

The actress Shilpa Shinde accuses Sanjay Kohli, producer of serial Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai, for allegedly demanding sexual favours if she wanted to stay in the show Television actress Shilpa Shinde has complained to the Valiv police against the producer of the television serial Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hai for allegedly demanding sexual favours from her on the sets of the show on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Highway near Vasai. According to Valiv police, the actress has complained against producer Sanjay Kohli…

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Thousands of commuters in Vasai-Virar region in lurch after ST suspends bus services

The bus service on 21 routes in Vasai-Virar region were suspended by the MSRTC leading to outrage among the villagers as heavy police force was deployed to avoid untoward incidents at the bus depots More than 20,000 commuters from Vasai Virar region are now left in a lurch after the Maharashtra State Regional Transport Corporation shut down bus services on 21 routes in the region. The services were abruptly shut from first day of the new year. The bus…

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Mumbai: Newborn baby with stone tied on body found at Vasai

The Vasai police was informed on Friday about a body of a newly born baby boy found at Vasai port. The body was swept ashore during low tide on Thursday night. The police have registered a case and are checking the CCTV camera footage of the locality. The local fishermen informed the Vasai police about the body of a newborn baby after few birds and strays surrounded it. The police are checking the maternity homes in the city to…

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Maharashtra: Vasai youth shot dead in Jamaica, family seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

The youth was working with a local jewellery store in Jamaica and was at home when four unidentified assailants pumped three bullets in him and also shot his two other colleagues A 25-year-old youth from Vasai was shot dead by four unknown assailants in Kingston, Jamaica on Thursday. The Constant Spring police is probing the case and suspects robbery as the motive. Four assailants entered his residence at Cherry gardens in Kingston 8 and shot Talreja on his back…

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Youth’s killing: Sushma seeks report from High Comm in Jamaica

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report from the Indian High Commission in Jamaica about an Indian youth shot dead there. “Indian High Commission in Jamaica – Please send me a detailed report of this unfortunate incident. Also, pl ensure best possible treatment to the injured Indian nationals and coordinate with the affected families,” Swaraj tweeted when her attention was drawn to a news report that a Vasai youth was shot dead by four unidentified men in…

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Mumbai: Leopard dies after being knocked down by speeding vehicle at Vasai

The areas around Vasai that pass close to the Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary are extremely critical as there have been previous reports too of leopards being knocked down by speeding vehicles. An adult male leopard was knocked dead by a vehicle on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad highway near Vasai on Friday night. The incident yet again brings to focus the threat to wildlife from speeding vehicles on the highway, where several leopards have been victim to road accidents. Forest department officials said…

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