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19-Sep-2020 Patna

3 arms smugglers arrested by Bihar STF

In a joint operation by Bihar STF and Patna Police, three arms smugglers were arrested from a bus stand in Patna on Saturday.Police also seized 8 semi-automatic pistols and ammunition from their possession. Officers suspect that the arms were meant to be...

18-Sep-2020 Mumbai

NCB nabs 6 more Mumbai drug peddlers, seizes 1.4 kg narcotics

Continuing its crackdown on the drugs trade in Mumbai as part of the probe into the narcotics angle in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested six more drug peddlers, an official said here on Friday.Carrying...

10-Sep-2020 Bengaluru

Bengaluru police bust drug racket, seize 1,350 kg of ganja

The Bengaluru City police busted an inter-state ganja sale network and seized a whopping 1,350 kg of the drug worth nearly Rs 4 crore on Thursday. The police has arrested four persons in this connection.Preliminary investigations revealed that the ganja...

07-Sep-2020 Aizawl/Guwahati

Another consignment of foreign cigarettes seized in Mizoram

In the second such case in a week's time, 100 cartons of smuggled foreign cigarettes, valued at Rs 1.30 crore, were seized by Assam Rifles in Mizoram's border Champhai district, officials said on Monday.An Assam Rifles official said that acting on a tip-off,...

07-Sep-2020 Dispur (Assam)

3 poachers held in Assam, elephant tusks, deer horn seized

A joint team of the Sashastra Seema Bal, the Assam Police and the Forest Department on Monday apprehended three poachers in the state's border Baksa district and seized animal parts from them, officials said.The poachers, identified as Lankeswar Basumatari,...

07-Sep-2020 Aizawl/Guwahati

Another consignment of foreign cigarettes seized in Mizoram

In the second such case in a week's time, 100 cartons of smuggled foreign cigarettes, valued at Rs 1.30 crore, were seized by Assam Rifles in Mizoram's border Champhai district, officials said on Monday.An Assam Rifles official said that acting on a tip-off,...

05-Sep-2020 Mumbai

Killer of UP BJP leader caught selling fruits in Mumbai

A notorious criminal wanted in connection with several major crimes, including the murder of a BJP leader from Uttar Pradesh, has been nabbed from Mumbai suburbs where he was quietly engaged in selling fruits, the police said here on Saturday.The accused...

05-Sep-2020 Hyderabad

33 fuel stations in Telugu states seized for cheating consumers

Authorities have seized 33 fuel stations in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the busting of an inter-state gang cheating the consumers by using electronic chips to manipulate discharge of fuel.The police and the legal metrology department of both the Telugu states...

05-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Delhi Police bust UP-based FICN syndicate, 4 held

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has busted an interstate FICN syndicate based out of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, which was actively involved in circulating fake Indian currency notes (FICNs) in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR), and arrested its four...

05-Sep-2020 Kodagu (Karnataka)

Venison hunting K'taka gang decamps with tiger claws, canines

Karnataka forest department officials have arrested a venison hunting gang of five people in Kodagu district for shooting at a tiger and decamping with its claws and canines from Nagarahole Tiger Reserve, an official said on Friday."We have arrested five people...

05-Sep-2020 Bengaluru

Ragini, others booked for drug links in Kannada film industry

The City Central Crime Branch (CCB) booked Kannada film actress Ragini Dwivedi and 11 others for their alleged role in the use of banned drugs in the Sandalwood industry in Karnataka, police said on Saturday."We have filed a suo motu FIR (first information...

01-Sep-2020 Bhubaneswar

19 kg ivory seized in Odisha, 3 arrested

Forest officials in Odisha's Keonjhar district have seized 14 elephant tusks weighing around 19 kilogram. Three persons have been arrested, an official said on Tuesday.The seizure was made late Monday from a car near Pitapiti village, a Harichandanpur police...

31-Aug-2020 Kolkata

Cosmetics, medicines worth Rs 23L seized at Bangladesh border

The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized cosmetics and medicines worth Rs 23.25 lakh near the International Border (IB) in South Bengal frontier. The consignment was being smuggled to Bangladesh.The border force seized the items after a raid conducted...

29-Aug-2020 Shivamogga (Karnataka)

Hippo ivory seized in Karnataka found to have African origin

It took a joint effort of two state Forest Departments and police to unravel the origin of a seized consignment of hippopotamus ivory in Karnataka's Shivamogga last week, before it was found that this had a transcontinental connection spanning over a half...

27-Aug-2020 Chennai

Chennai customs seizes foreign, Indian currencies worth Rs 1.36 cr

The Customs department here on Thursday said two persons have been arrested for trying to smuggle foreign and Indian currencies worth Rs 1.36 crore out of the country.Based on a tip-off, officials of the Customs department detained three courier parcels...

25-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Man held in Delhi with heroin worth Rs 75 lakh

A Bareilly resident was arrested here while trying to deliver heroin valued at Rs 75 lakh in the international market, the police said on Tuesday.Police said Rizwan, a resident of Bareilly in Uttar Pradesh, was arrested after he came to the national capital's...

21-Aug-2020 New Delhi

Delhi Police nab arms supplier, recover tin full of pistols


The Delhi Police have arrested an arms supplier who tried to outwit the cops by placing 20 semi-automatic pistols, 40 magazines and 50 live cartridges inside a 15-litre tin of refined oil. Abdul Salam was arrested on Thursday night from the Sarai Kale Khan...

19-Aug-2020 Mathura (UP)

Five held for stealing silver anklets worth Rs 60 lakh

The Mathura police have arrested five robbers, who were allegedly involved in a theft of 91 kilograms of silver anklets worth Rs 60 lakh, after a brief encounter.The silver anklets had been stolen from a jeweller in Mathura on Monday.Acting on a tip-off,...

17-Aug-2020 Hyderabad

DRI seizes drugs, material valued at Rs 97 cr in Hyderabad, Mumbai

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized drugs and raw material valued at Rs 97 crore during raids in Hyderabad and Mumbai and arrested three persons.In a  coordinated operation spread over three days, the DRI officials seized over 250 kg...

14-Aug-2020 Visakhapatnam

Chilling video captures Andhra man hammering son to death

In a shocking incident, a man brutally hammered his 40-year-old son to death over a property dispute in the coastal city of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The macabre act just outside their house at Pendurthi was caught on a CCTV footage, police said.Accused...

03-Aug-2020 Kabul

21 killed in IS Afghan prison attack

Almost 24 hours after a group of at least 20 Islamic State (IS) terrorists attacked a prison in Afghanistan's Jalalabad city, 21 people, including students, have been killed and 43 injured in a fierce gun-battle which is still ongoing.Sources in Kabul said...

31-Jul-2019 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

CCD founder Siddhartha dead, body found in Karnataka river

Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder-chairman V.G. Siddhartha is no more, as his body was found in Karnataka's Netravathi river, near here, police said on  Wednesday. He was 60."Two fishermen found Siddhartha's body early this morning about 500 metres away...

30-Jul-2019 Bengaluru

Mystery over coffee baron's disappearance comes to end, body found

Almost 36 hours after Cafe Coffee Day owner V.G. Siddhartha went missing, his body was found early on Wednesday, police confirmed.A group of fishermen recovered the body from the Netravathi river in Karnataka, at a distance from the bridge where the coffee...

30-Jul-2019 Bengaluru

CCD confirms founder Siddhartha's signature in note

Countering the Income Tax Department's claim, retail outlets chain The Coffee Day Enterprises on Tuesday confirmed the authenticity of the letter its missing founder V.G. Siddhartha wrote to the company's board of directors on July 27."The board also reviewed a...

30-Jul-2019 Bengaluru

Saw 'Siddhartha' jumping from bridge into river: fisherman

A fisherman claimed to have seen a man, likely to be Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) founder V.G. Siddhartha, jumping into the Netravathi river from the bridge in Karnataka's angaluru on Monday evening, police said on Tuesday."We have recorded the statement of fisherman...

27-Jul-2019 Kolkata

DRI seizes over 12 kg gold in Kolkata, Siliguri

Busting two gold smuggling rackets in Kolkata and Siliguri, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 12.5 kg of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 4.44 crores, an official said on Saturday.In a drive against gold smuggling syndicates, DRI officials...

19-Jul-2019 New Delhi

2 Afghans among 5 held with 150 kgs of heroin

Delhi Police has busted a drug racket and arrested five persons, including two Afghan nationals, from south Delhi's Zakir Nagar, seizing 150 kgs of Afghan heroin worth Rs 600 crore in the international market.Shinwari Rehmat,30, and Akhtar Mohammad Shinwari,...

07-Jul-2019 New Delhi

Not given money for liquor, man kills mother in Delhi

A 26-year-old man has been arrested in north Delhi for allegedly murdering his mother following a quarrel after she refused to give him money to buy liquor, police said on Sunday.Police said the man slit his mother's throat in north-west Delhi's Vijay...

02-Jul-2019 Noida

Girl's body found stuck in between two highrises in Noida

The body of a 19-year old girl was found stuck inside a one-and-a-half feet space between two buildings in Amrapali Silicon society in Sector 76, Noida, on Tuesday.Teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) toiled for over seven hours to bring...

02-Jul-2019 Gurugram

Man kills wife, 2 children before hanging self in Gurugram

A former director of a reputed pharmaceutical company allegedly killed his wife and two children before hanging himself to death at their Sector 49 residence here on Monday, police said.Prakash Singh (55) killed Sonu Singh (49), daughter Aditi (21) and...

01-Jul-2019 Noida (Uttar Pradesh)

Sex racket busted in Noida, 35 arrested

In a major breakthrough, the police here busted a sex racket after raiding three spa centres and arrested 35 persons including 25 women, officials said on Monday."The arrested persons include foreign nationals as well. Cash around Rs 1 lakh, cans of beer,...

26-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Couple arrested for South Delhi triple murder

Two persons, including a woman, have been arrested from Gurugram in connection with the triple murder of an elderly couple and their medical attendant in South Delhi's Vasant Apartment, the police said on Wednesday.On Sunday morning, the elderly couple,...

25-Jun-2019 Kolkata

4 JMB militants, including 3 Bangladeshis, held in Kolkata

The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday.Based on prior information, the STF officers...

22-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Man kills wife, three kids in Delhi's Mehrauli area

Upendra Shukla, a tutor, was found sitting in his bedroom amid blood-soaked bodies of his wife and three children  one of them just a year-and-a-half old  when the neighbours broke open the door of his house in south Delhi's Mehrauli area on Saturday...

20-Jun-2019 Kolkata

After 27 years, two sent to prison in Kolkata for smuggling gold

After 27 years, two persons have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for one year for possessing and dealing in smuggled gold.Uttam Poddar and Suman Das (alias Sanjay Saha) would be detained till March 20 next year, DRI officials said.On the basis of information,...

19-Jun-2019 Noida

Three women gangraped in Noida, seven held

Three women were allegedly gangraped by nine men at a farm house in Sector 135 area of Noida on Wednesday, the police said. Seven people have been arrested in the case while teams have been formed to nab the other two, police added.The police identified the...

12-Jun-2019 Chennai/New Delhi

IS module: NIA finds political links in TN searches

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has yet again found a political connection in its investigation into the new Islamic State module in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, officials said.The NIA which carried out searches at over seven places in Coimbatore, including...

11-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Fake currency valued at Rs 5 lakh seized in Delhi

Police have arrested here a man who was transporting fake Indian currency notes smuggled from Bangladesh and valued at Rs 5 lakh, an official said on Tuesday.Santosh  Kumar Singh, 32, a resident of Bihar and a key member of an international fake currency...

10-Jun-2019 Pathankot

Life term for mastermind, 2 others in Kathua rape-murder case

A Special Court in Pathankot on Monday convicted six people for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year. It pronounced a life imprisonment of 25 years to three -- temple priest and mastermind Sanji Ram, Deepak...

09-Jun-2019 New Delhi

Rave party busted in south Delhi, 8 held

The Delhi Police and the Excise Department conducted a joint raid in the early hours of Sunday to bust a rave party in south Delhi's Mehrauli area, arresting eight persons, a police officer said."The raid was conducted following a tip-off that a group of...

09-Jun-2019 Kolkata

8 feared killed in Trinamool-BJP clash in Bengal

At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a clash between West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in North 24 Parganas, sources in both parties claimed on Sunday.While the state BJP...

08-Jun-2019 Kolkata

Three killed in Trinamool-BJP clash in Bengal

Three political workers, including two from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and one from the Trinamool Congress, were killed in a clash between the supporters of the two parties in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, on Saturday, police said.However,...

30-May-2019 Gurugram

Fake currency seized by NIA in Gurugram, two held

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) seized fake currency with face value of Rs 1.2 crore, in denomination of Rs 2,000, in a raid here on Wednesday and arrested two people, officials said.The fake currency was seized in a raid on a premises in Sector...

28-May-2019 Barabanki

12 die in UP after drinking spurious liquor

Twelve persons have died after consuming spurious liquor in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district. Four of the victims belong to one family.Official sources, however, put the death toll at six. The incident took place in Raniganj of Ramnagar area. Nearly two dozen...

26-May-2019 Amethi

Smriti Irani's aide shot dead, she vows to seek death for killer

A former village head known to be close to newly-elected BJP MP Smriti Irani was shot dead here early on Sunday, leading to the arrest of seven suspects even as the MP pledged to find out the killer "even if he is hiding in hell".An anguished Irani told...

22-May-2019 New Delhi

Youth kills father, chops body into 25 parts in East Delhi

A 22-year-old youth killed his father and chopped his body into 25 pieces following an argument over a property dispute in the early hours of Tuesday in East Delhi, the police said on Wednesday.Aman, the main accused, was arrested along with a friend from...

22-May-2019 New Delhi

Enforcement Directorate raids ex-directors of crisis-hit IL&FS

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches at the homes and offices of four former directors of the crisis-struck infrastructure lending major IL&FS in Mumbai over connection with an alleged money-laundering case.The agency is...

21-May-2019 New Delhi

Crime syndicates smuggle gold in paste form

Big-time crime syndicates operating across India are smuggling gold in a paste form to dodge metal detectors and hi-tech X-ray machines installed at all international airports, sources said.Southern Indian state of Kerala has become the new hub of the gold paste...

21-May-2019 Mumbai

Coast Guard seizes Pakistani boat carrying heroin worth Rs 6 bn

In a major operation, the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday chased and seized a Pakistani fishing vessel carrying 200 kg heroin, valued at a whopping Rs 600 crore, to be delivered  to an Indian recipient, an official said.Following a tip-off on Monday...

14-May-2019 Kolkata

24 kg gold seized in Bengal, 6 arrested

Over 24 kg of gold worth nearly Rs 8 crore was seized and six people were arrested as a major racket of smuggling the precious metal from Myanmar to India was busted, an  official said on Tuesday."Gold bars weighing 24.150 kg of foreign origin were recovered...

14-May-2019 Kolkata

Rs 2 lakh in fake notes seized in Kolkata, two arrested

Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with face value of Rs 2,00,000 were seized in Kolkata and two Tamil Nadu residents have been arrested in this connection, police said here on Tuesday.Based on prior information, the Special Task Force on Monday intercepted...

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