A dead body of a man was found floating in the Papad Khind dam in Virar East on Thursday morning. Following the incident, water supply from the dam has been temperoarily suspended, while the dead body has been sent for post mortem.
A 36-year-old man lost his life after a group attacked and brutally assaulted him and four others with sharpedged weapons and bamboo sticks on the midnight of Saturday-Sunday. He succumbed to his injuries while being operated at a local hospital.
The Arnala police in Virar have arrested Sikand Shaikh, 43, for allegedly strangulating a 40-year-old call girl after they had a spat over the payment of Rs 400. The case was especially tricky because the police are yet to identify the woman.
The captain of a fine dining restaurant cum hotel in Nalasopara who was manning the reception counter was shot at by an unidentified person on Sunday afternoon.
A 50-year-old tribal man beat his wife to death for allegedly spending Rs 10 on alcohol in Safhale in Palghar district.