The city witnessed some of the most gruesome criminal cases in 2019. From human flesh found in the drain, bodies dismembered and stuffed into suitcases to murder for vengeance, here are some of the most brutal crime stories of 2019
2019 was an eventful year for Mumbai and its people. From the CSMT bridge collapse to Akash Ambani-Shloka Mehta and Amit Thackeray-Mitali Borude's big fat wedding; from Dr Payal Tadvi's suicide case to the rise of Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aaditya in Maharashtra politics to the year ending on the spine chilling murder of Bennet Rebello, Mumbai has seen it all. As we draw the curtains on 2019, we bring you a curated list of events and people who made headlines in Mumbai
(All Pictures/mid-day photographers, Yogen Shah, Instagram Office of Uddhav Thackeray)
Heavy rains made a reappearance in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Navi Mumbai on Wednesday causing waterlogging and floods in different parts of the city. Road and railway services got affected and schools were also shut as rains battered the city and suburbs.
Virar is a peaceful and calm locality in Mumbai famous for Jivdani Temple and Arnala Beach to name a few. However, Virar has also witnessed horrific crimes that have shaken its citizens. In a shocking incident, a sensational murder came to light when human flesh pieces were found in a drain of a building, in another instance, a father set his daughter on fire while a godman raped a housewife under the pretext of curing infertility. These horrific crimes have sent shivers down the spine of the residents of Virar. We showcase a few instances of crime stories from in and around Virar that made the headlines
Most Mumbai police personnel are inured to gory details that emerge from murderous crimes as they deal with brutal incidents on frequent occasions. Yet, the Arnala Coastal Police have said that their 'eyes popped out and intestines felt like they were ripped out of their abdomens' as they sat through killer Pintoo Sharma's narration of the horrific details of how he tore the skin off and chopped up a body into tiny pieces before flushing them down the toilet. Here's the story of the gruesome murder that shocked Mumbai
In wake of the Dalit community's call for a statewide bandh on Wednesday Several towns and cities in Maharashtra were on edge on Tuesday as Dalit Protests against Monday's violence in Pune's Koregaon spilled over to capital Mumbai, With agitators damaging scores of buses, and disrupting road and rail traffic. We have pictures of how the protest took hold of Mumbai on Tuesday and Wednesday