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18-Nov-2017 Ferozepur

Punjab Police Nabs Three Drug Smugglers From Indo-Pak Border

Continuing with its crackdown on drugs trade, the Punjab Police has busted a gang of drug traffickers and smugglers with the arrest of three persons from the Indo-Pak border area in Ferozepur district.Though the main suspect, Manjit Singh @Manna s/o Jarnail Singh...

13-Nov-2017 Amritsar

Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced

A Facebook post by a gangster, involved in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, admitting to his crime, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed.Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena...

11-Nov-2017 Faridkot

Punjab gangster goes live on FB from prison; 7 booked

A gangster and six other prisoners have been booked following a complaint from prison officials in Faridkot that he went live on social networking site Facebook from inside the prison, police said on Saturday.The gangster, Lakha Sidhana, went live on Facebook...

10-Nov-2017 Jalandhar

Rs 1.18 crore looted from cash van in Punjab

Six armed men looted Rs 1.18 crore from a private bank's cash van near Jalandhar city in Punjab on Friday, police said.The unidentified men came on three motorycycles and forced the HDFC Bank cash van to stop near Manak Rai village, about 25 km from Jalandhar.The...

31-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs J.E. Taking Bribe Of Rs. 10,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Junior Engineer red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said JE Sarbjeet posted at Water Supply...

30-Oct-2017 Amritsar

Hindu leader shot dead in Amritsar

Less than two weeks after the murder of a RSS leader in Ludhiana, a Hindu organisation leader was shot dead by unidentified assailants in this Punjab city on Monday, police said.Vipin Sharma, the district president of Hindu Sangharsh Sena in Amritsar, was...

28-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Member SC Commission Taking Bribe Of Rs. 50,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a member of Punjab State SC Commission Babu Singh Panjawa red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 50,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau...

24-Oct-2017 Gurdaspur

Sikh leader assaulted in Punjab gurdwara complex

Punjab Police on Tuesday booked over a dozen people following an assault on a Sikh leader inside a gurdwara complex in Gurdaspur district.The assault on Johar Singh, President of the managing committee of Chhota Ghallughara Gurdwara at Qadian, took place late...

20-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Superintendent Of Panchayat Samiti For Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a superintendent of Panchayat Samiti red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 41000/-.Disclosing this here an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Balwan Gagat,...

17-Oct-2017 Ludhiana

RSS leader shot dead in Punjab

Unidentified assailants shot dead Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Ravinder Gosain on Tuesday in Punjab's Ludhiana, police said.Eyewitnesses told the police that Gosain was shot from close range by two motorcycle-borne assailants in Kailash Nagar area.He was rushed...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Rape accused ex-Punjab minister Langah surrenders

After remaining underground for three days, Punjab's rape accused former Shiromani Akali Dal Minister Sucha Singh Langah dramatically surrendered before the District and Sessions Court here on Monday.Langah, who was booked on Friday at Gurdaspur on the complaint...

02-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Four suspected Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed in Ludhiana

Four suspected terrorists of Khalistani terror outfit Babbar Khalsa were arrested from Punjab's Ludhiana district, police said on Monday.They were nabbed following the interrogation of seven members of the Babbar Khalsa who were arrested on Saturday after...

23-Sep-2017 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

Senior journalist, mother brutally murdered in Mohali; Punjab sets up SIT

Senior journalist K.J. Singh and his aged mother were found brutally murdered in their residence in Mohali town of Punjab, adjoining Chandigarh, on Saturday, police said.Both victims were attacked by their assailants in their corner house in Phase 3 B2 of Mohali,...

20-Sep-2017 Amritsar

BSF guns down two smugglers near Pakistan border

Border Security Force troopers killed two drug smugglers in an encounter near the international border with Pakistan in the Ajnala sector of Amritsar, BSF sources said on Wednesday.They said around five kg heroin was recovered from the spot. Search operation...

18-Sep-2017 Abohar

BSF seizes over 12 kg heroin in Punjab

BSF troopers have seized over 12 kg heroin at two locations near the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Abohar sector, a BSF officer said on Monday.The haul was made during a search ahead of the barbwired security fence, Border Security Force Deputy Inspector...

18-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police try to catch up as gangsters run amok on social media

With gangsters in Punjab openly using social media platforms to highlight their criminal activities, challenging each other and the law enforcers, and updating their status even from inside prisons, the Punjab Police have finally woken up to the need to tackle...

03-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Education Officer Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Block Primary Education Officer (BPEO) posted at Nakodar, district Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab...

02-Aug-2017 Chandigarh

Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today a clerk Rajinder Kumar posted at Nagar Council Mansa was nabbed red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,800.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said...

26-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Nabs Head Constable Accepting Bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed Head Constable (HC) Jeet Singh red handed while accepting bribe in a bribery cases.Disclosing this here an official spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said HC Jeet Singh ingh...

25-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

4 SEs Chargesheeted

In a bid to take the war against corruption to its logical conclusion and ensure transparency, the Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has now ordered that charge-sheet against suspended SEs P.K.Goel, Kulwinder Singh, Pawan Sharma...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Kirpal Singh posted at revenue halqa Bhamnada, Tehsil Morinda District Rupnagar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs 38 employees in bribery cases in two months

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 38 officials of different departments red handed while accepting bribes in 30 trap cases during the month of May and June which includes 11 employees of revenue department,...

13-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari And His Agent Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Banga, district SBS Nagar red handed for accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Gurdev...

12-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Police Nab Two Terrorists To Bust Another Terror Module

The Punjab Police have busted yet another terror module in the state to solve two cases in which a Dera Sacha Sauda follower and a controversial religious preacher in Rajasthan were killed in 2016.The state police, acting on the directives of Chief Minister...

10-Jul-2017

Vigilance nabs a private person red handed working in SDM office

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a private person working in the SDM office Batala red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Santokh...

03-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs Technical Assistant and ASI in two bribery cases

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a Junior Technical Assistant (JTA) and an ASI red handed while accepting bribes in two different cases.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said...

30-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance suspends four police personnel in bribery case

Aiming to weed out the menace of corruption among government servants, the Punjab Vigilance Bureau has placed its own four officials under suspension which includes an Inspector, two Head Constables and a Constable for accepting bribe of Rs. 1.50 lacs. In this...

21-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Nageswara Rao to be official spokesman of Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau Chief Director-cum-ADGP Mr B.K. Uppal has nominated Director-cum-IGP Mr G. Nageswara Rao as official spokesperson of the Bureau. Stating this Mr Uppal said Mr Rao would brief the press/media in respect of matters pertaining to registration...

15-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs SDO and JE accepting bribe of Rs. 80,000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, today nabbed a SDO and Assistant JE of PSPCL red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 80,000.Disclosing this an official spokesperson of the Vigilance Bureau said Baldev Singh SDO and Rajesh...

13-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Three Punjab gangsters commit suicide

Three wanted criminals from Punjab owing allegiance to notorious gangster Vicky Gonder allegedly committed suicide on Tuesday in Haryana after they were surrounded by police, officials said.The gangsters were identified as Kamaljit Singh alias Bunty Dhillon,...

09-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance Bureau registers case against SE Surinderpal Singh

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau has registered a case against Surinderpal Singh Chief Engineer GMADA for amassing huge wealth with ill-gotten money by illegally favouring some construction companies during his tenure besides transacting in the accounts of his...

08-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

SBS Nagar Police arrests two dreaded criminals of radical gang

In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police has arrested two members of a radical gang namely for their involvement in unlawful and criminal activities.Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of Punjab Police said that the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Police...

03-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Mother of Punjab terror suspect hangs self

The mother of a young techie committed suicide at her home in Punjab on Saturday, two days after her son shot himself dead over alleged terror links, police said on Saturday.The woman, Kiranjot Kaur, 58, was found hanging from a ceiling fan early on Saturday....

02-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

A.S.I. And Clerk Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

Punjab Vigilance Bureau has nabbed an A.S.I. Shivdev Singh and Radhe Sham a clerk red handed for taking bribe.Disclosing this, a spokesman of the Vigilance Bureau said an A.S.I.  Shivdev Singh posted at Police Station Nabha Kotwali, district Patiala was...

01-Jun-2017 Chandigarh

Suwidha Centre Incharge Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Suwidha Centre incharge Ferozepur Yogesh Kumar Saini red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 3000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Yogesh...

30-May-2017 Chandigarh

STF Punjab Confiscates 5 Kgs Heroine From Border- 2 Smugglers Nabbed

The Special Task Force of Punjab police today recovered 5 KGS heroine in the area of DT Mal from across the fence at the Indo-Pak Border from Gurmej Singh @ Geja ex-Sarpanch of village Rahella Hazi and Partap Singh @ Tittu of village Bhambha Hazzi both from...

26-May-2017 Chandigarh/Ludhiana

Pharmacist Nabbed Red-Handed Accepting Bribe Of Rs.7000

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a Pharmacist posted at Civil Hospital Ludhiana red handed while accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Som Chand Goyal, posted...

25-May-2017 Chandigarh/Jalalabad

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance Bureau

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Ladhuwala, Jalalabad red handed accepting bribe.Disclosing this here today a spokesman of Vigilance Bureau Punjab said Mr. Basti Ram, Patwari,...

19-May-2017 Gurdaspur (Punjab)

BSF recovers 8 kg heroin in Punjab

In a joint operation with Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) seized eight kg of heroin in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector on Friday, a BSF officer said.Based on information from Punjab Police, the joint operation was launched near the border fence...

17-May-2017 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Kingpins of paper leak scam arrested by Vigilance Bureau

In a major breakthrough, Punjab Vigilance Bureau has succeeded in apprehending the main culprits behind the various cases of paper leak in the year 2015. These papers were conducted for the recruitment of various posts in local bodies department. The wanted...

16-May-2017 Ferozepur

BSF recovers heroin worth Rs 25 cr in Punjab

In a joint operation with the special task force of Punjab Police, the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered five kg heroin worth Rs 25 crore buried under a berry tree in Punjab's Ferozepur sector."Based on specific information provided by Special...

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