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Video: Pickpocket returns wallet after he realises he’s on camera

A pickpocket in a Mumbai supermarket return the wallet he stole after he realised that a CCTV camera may have caught him in the act. The video showed the thief apologising before returning the wallet he stole only seconds ago. The video was shared by the Mumbai police on its twitter account. “The video is…

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Mumbai police ask YouTube, Facebook to block video

MUMBAI: Indian police said Monday they had asked YouTube and Facebook to block a video poking fun at cricket great Sachin Tendulkar, sparking the country’s latest row over freedom of expression. Comedian Tanmay Bhat posted the clip, which also mocked famous Indian movie singer Lata Mangeshkar, on his Facebook page last week, angering right-wing politicians…

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Mumbai police identify ‘no selfie zones’

MUMBAI: Mumbai police said Tuesday they have identified 16 dangerous selfie spots across the Indian city after a man drowned trying to save a girl who fell into the sea while taking a photo of herself. The spots include the major tourist attractions of Girgaum Chowpatty beach and Marine Drive promenade as well as the…

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Mumbai police force-feed thief dozens of bananas

MUMBAI: Indian police successfully deployed an unusual technique to retrieve a gold chain that a thief had swallowed while officers were in hot pursuit — they force-fed him more than 40 bananas. The man denied snatching the chain from a woman in the street in Mumbai and swallowed it in a desperate bid to conceal…

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