The bone-chilling homicide of Shraddha Walkar in Delhi allegedly by her live-in companion, each hailing from Maharashtra, and the ugly killing of pharmacist Umesh Kolhe in Amravati in June are two of the incidents that left not solely the state however the complete nation shaken in 2022.
The demise of industrialist Cyrus Mistry in a street accident in Palghar district in September this 12 months introduced the problem of street security to the fore as soon as once more, making the Union authorities announce some choices associated to the utilization of seat belts.
In the course of the 12 months, the state additionally noticed registration of a number of FIRs in elements of the state towards suspended Bharatiya Janata Occasion spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her alleged derogatory remarks towards Prophet Muhammad, developments associated to the case of ‘Bulli Bai’ app wherein Muslim girls had been listed for on-line “public sale”, Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his father Salim Khan getting demise risk and the arrest of impartial MP Navneet Rana and her MLA husband Ravi Rana over the Hanuman Chalisa row.
The state additionally witnessed a large crackdown on Islamic outfit the Common Entrance of India (PFI) and FIR towards senior IPS officer Rashmi Shukla for alleged phone-tapping of politicians.
In Might and June, a number of FIRs had been registered towards Nupur Sharma, together with in Thane and Mumbai cities, for her alleged objectionable comment towards the Prophet.
Sharma’s comment throughout a TV debate had triggered protests throughout the nation and drew sharp reactions from many Gulf nations.
A social media put up in Sharma’s help price Amravati pharmacist Umesh Kolhe his life as he was murdered allegedly by a gaggle of Muslim males on June 21.
The Nationwide Investigation Company, which took over the probe later, arrested 11 individuals.
On September 4, former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry and his pal Jehangir Pandole had been killed in a automotive accident in Palghar district after they had been returning to Mumbai from Gujarat.
Gynaecologist Anahita Pandole, who was driving the Mercedes-Benz automotive wherein they had been travelling, suffered critical accidents within the accident alongside along with her husband Darius Pandole.
Dr Anahita, who was admitted to a Mumbai hospital, was not too long ago discharged after a 108-day therapy. Her husband had been discharged from the hospital in October.
Mistry, who was within the backseat, was not carrying a seat belt when the accident occurred. From November, the Mumbai Police made it necessary for automotive drivers in addition to passengers to put on seat belts.
The Palghar Police registered a case towards Dr Anahita for rash and negligent driving.
In November, the sensational homicide of Shraddha Walkar got here to mild. Her live-in companion Aaftab Poonawala had allegedly strangled Shraddha and lower her physique into 35 items which he stored in a fridge for nearly three weeks earlier than dumping them throughout town over a number of days. Each of them hailed from Vasai in Palghar.
The incident sparked a debate on ‘love jihad’.
Earlier this month, Shraddha’s father Vikas Walkar demanded that Poonawala be hanged for killing his daughter. He mentioned Shraddha had are available in contact with Poonawala via a courting app.
He additionally blamed the Mira Bhayandar-Vasai Virar police, saying his daughter would have been alive had they acted on her written grievance towards Poonawala in 2020.
In January, Mumbai’s Cyber Police started probing the case of Bulli Bai app, which listed Muslim girls for “public sale”.
In the course of the investigation, the cyber cell of Mumbai Police arrested an MBA graduate from Odisha alongside together with his three aides and the function of accused individuals additionally got here to mild in Sulli Offers case.
Sulli Offers had taken publicly out there photos and created profiles for Muslim girls, describing them as “offers of the day”.
Thane metropolis police arrested Hindu non secular chief Kalicharan Maharaj in Chhattisgarh in January for his alleged derogatory remarks towards Mahatma Gandhi. He was despatched to judicial custody and later granted bail.
In the identical month, the Mumbai Police additionally registered an FIR towards Google CEO Sundar Pichai and 5 different staff of the corporate in an alleged Copyright Act violation case on the orders of court docket following a grievance by a movie director.
In February, a case was filed towards the then DCP Saurabh Tripathi and three personnel of the Lokmanya Tilak Marg police station in Mumbai for alleged extortion from angadias (conventional couriers who gather and ship money).
Tripathi was suspended from the Mumbai Police drive.
In the course of the Maha Vikas Aghadi authorities, an FIR was registered towards IPS officer Rashmi Shukla in reference to alleged telephone tapping. The case was filed on the Colaba police station in south Mumbai in March.
The alleged unlawful telephone tapping came about when Shukla was the chief of the State Intelligence Division (SID) in the course of the BJP-Shiv Sena authorities led by Devendra Fadnavis (2014-19).
Amravati MP Navneet Rana and her husband had been arrested in Mumbai in April for allegedly “creating enmity between totally different teams”. The couple had deliberate to recite the Hanuman Chalisa exterior the then CM Uddhav Thackeray’s personal residence ‘Matoshree’, however later dropped the plan.
Actor Salman Khan and his father acquired a risk from Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldie Brar gang in June, following which the Mumbai crime department began probing the case.
The crime department crew had questioned Lawrence Bishnoi, who’s within the custody of Delhi Police within the Arms Act case.
In July, the cyber police of Mumbai crime department busted a global gang by arresting 14 individuals, which was concerned in harassing folks via on-line instantaneous mortgage apps.
The Cyber Police had frozen at the very least 350 financial institution accounts and the quantity in these accounts was round Rs 14 crore.
In August, the Mumbai Police acquired a risk message on the visitors wing’s helpline that warned of a “26/11-type” terror assault. The police mentioned the quantity from which the risk was acquired was from Pakistan.
In September, a multi-agency operation led by the state ATS raided the PFI places of work and greater than 50 activists had been arrested. The outfit was accused of indulging in terror actions and the motion within the state was a part of a nationwide crackdown. The Centre later banned it.
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