The Social Service Branch of the Mumbai Police raided four dance bars for operating without permission under the new state legislation last evening. During the raid, which is reported to last for more than two hours, 60 women were rescued and 75 people, including bar owners, managers and customers have been booked.
The accused team, comprising a police inspector, two constables and two informers, demanded bribe while threatening to book the complainant under false trafficking charges
A 31-year-old man was injured after being pushed allegedly by a police informer from the terrace of a brothel in South Mumbai during a raid by the police
Officials at pubs, restaurants and other establishments serving alcohol insist that they do check a person’s age if she or he looks underage
From next week, the Social Service Branch of the Mumbai Police will carry out raids at bars to check whether patrons under the age 21 are being served alcohol; errant bars could face prison time and fines
Going by statistics provided by officials from the Social Service Branch (SSB), the city is fast becoming a gambling hub for punters. Some officials claim this was a record amount to be seized in a fortnight
30-yr-old from Kolkata, who had been pushed into flesh trade, was saved by police in just 6 hours after she managed to call them and convey only three bits of information: 'Foras Road', a black car and a tree
Top cop had received information that both Social Service branch and local police had failed to act for months despite knowing about indecent activities taking place at a bar in Malad
Moved by their plight, several citizens have offered to help the family. One of them is a senior executive working with a well-known insurance company
The 25-year-old woman, who was picked up by police in a bar raid in May, was the sole breadwinner of her family, as an accident forced her HIV+ husband to stop working a year ago
BJP MP and former Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh has sought an impartial probe into busting of an alleged prostitution racket being operated from his flat, that he had rented out, in suburban Andheri
Social Service Branch officials raid guesthouse in Patliputra building, only to learn that it is owned by former Mumbai CP-turned-MP Satyapal Singh, who rented it out to a leading business house
10 people, including the proprietors of the Bandra outlet and a local politician, were arrested, after they beat up four people for pointing out the establishment to the social service branch
The Mumbai police's Social Service branch arrested 27 people and rescued 24 bar girls
A year after anti-nightlife crusader ACP Vasant Dhoble was transferred out of the Social Service Branch, MiD DAY goes on the prowl at night, only to find discos and eateries violating deadlines, hookah and dance bars flourishing, and rules going out the window
Day after 26-yr-old Borivli bar worker died during raid by Social Service Branch, owner accuses cops of robbing CCTV footage and bullying staff, even as cops say she had low blood pressure
A prostitution racket in a Marine Lines Guest house involving railway employees was exposed on Saturday with the arrest of three railway officials by the Social Services Branch of Mumbai Police.
Mumbai police raided a building and rescued eight girls who were allegedly a part of a prostitution racket.
The incident took place when a team from the Social Service Branch went to Sagar Bar in Wadala for a routine inspection; staff members assaulted them, refusing to believe that they were policemen
Mumbai police's Social Service branch detained the women who were about to board an Air India flight to Dubai