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Mumbai Crime: Teen leads cops to Facebook friend who raped, blackmailed her
A 17-year-old thought she had found the man of her dreams on Facebook, but he turned out to be her worst nightmare after he raped her repeatedly, secretly filmed the act and extorted Rs 85,000 from her, even sending her nudes to her mum and uploading them online to blackmail her for more money. Cops suspect he is a serial rapist, as they have recovered lewd videos from him of five other women.
Lathi-charge outside Salman Khan's Galaxy Apartments
Salman Khan spent Eid with his family at his Bandra apartment, but a peaceful celebration with a crowd, gathered under his home, turned violent. The superstar stepped out to greet the sea of fans who had arrived to catch a glimpse of him.
Furious N Srinivasan loses it when cornered and questioned during SGM
Controversial former BCCI chief N Srinivasan's presence at the SGM yesterday raised quite a few eyebrows. Srinivasan stands disqualified from being an office-bearer of Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) as well as the BCCI in the wake of the Lodha Panel recommendations. However, he was at the meeting by virtue of being a representative of TNCA's Perambalur District Cricket Association. Srinivasan entered the meeting smiling at the bunch of scribes at the BCCI headquarters. However, his smile vanished when he was hounded by the media on his exit from the meeting.
Photos: Heavy rains lash Mumbai suburbs, more showers expected
Mumbaikars woke up to heavy thundershowers and flooded or waterlogged streets in several suburban areas like Ghatkopar, Chembur, Goregaon, Jogeshwari, Andheri, Bandra among others. View pictures