Stray dogs in Oswal Nagari of Nallasopara (east) yesterday morning were seen running on the streets with parts of human flesh in their mouths and this disturbing sight led locals to a four-month-old foetus wrapped in a black plastic bag and dumped in a garbage pit.
A former gram pradhan in Rampur Rajwadi village of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh was arrested on Wednesday night in Allahabad and brought to Mumbai on Friday on charges of breaking in houses and stealing valuables in Vasai, Navi Mumbai and Thane.
Two people are critical and three others suffered minor injuries after their car was involved in an accident at Vasai on Monday morning. All five are students of the same college. Police officials consider it a case of rash driving.
Defending champion Neeraj Pal Singh and 2013 champion Elam Singh will be star attractions in the fifth edition of the Vasai-Virar Mayor’s Marathon to be held on November 22.
While technology has enabled mischief-makers to explore new vistas, they seem to have opted for the oldest trick in the book preying on parents’ fears for the safety of their kids. For weeks now, the city and its outskirts have been abuzz with rumours of gangs of women armed with chloroform kidnapping little children.