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26-Nov-2020 New Delhi

One key conspirator of 26/11 attacks still missing

Twelve years after the Mumbai terror attacks in which 166 people were killed and over 300 wounded, one of the key conspirators along with David Coleman Headley and Tawahhur Hussain Rana, is still missing.A Pakistani national from Lahore, Sajid Mir, who went...

25-Nov-2020 New Delhi

Two gunrunners held in Delhi, 10 pistols seized

Delhi Police Special Cell has busted an interstate gunrunners' racket by arresting two gang members and seizing 10 sophisticated pistols from them, a senior police officer said on Wednesday."Both Sagar Gautam and Shyam Singh from Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh were...

18-Nov-2020 Mumbai

Maha police track stolen ATM cash van, nab 3 with Rs 4.22 cr

The Maharashtra Police have recovered a hijacked ATM cash van and recovered most of the stolen money besides nabbing three persons for the crime, officials said here.According to the Mira-Bhayander-Vasai-Virar Police Commissionerate, the cash van belonging...

17-Nov-2020 New Delhi

2 suspected militants from J&K held in Delhi, weapons recovered

The Delhi Police Special Cell have arrested two suspected militants, both residents of Jammu and Kashmir from the national capital's Sarai Kale Khan area.The arrests were made on Monday night."On the basis of the information, a trap was laid near the millennium...

16-Nov-2020 Ayodhya

Imposter masquerading as Army officer arrested in UP

An imposter masquerading as an Army officer was arrested by police in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh on Monday following inputs by the Military Intelligence (MI).Sonu Lal Verma alias Rajveer, 26, of Akohari in Unnao district was found to have used multiple fake...

15-Nov-2020 Agartala/Silchar

Assam police arrest six for gang raping two Tripura girls

Assam police on Sunday arrested six men for gang raping two Tripura girls in southern Assam's Karimganj district, officials said.Karimganj police Chief Mayank Kumar said that a car driver picked up the two girls to take them to northern Tripura, adjoining...

05-Nov-2020 Aizawl

Drugs worth Rs 6.50 crore seized in Mizoram, two held

Assam Rifles troopers have arrested two persons and seized a huge cache of drugs valued at Rs 6.50 crore in eastern Mizoram's Champhai district bordering Myanmar, officials said on Thursday.An Assam Rifles statement said that acting on a tip-off, the troopers...

30-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Ice drug worth 2 crore seized, 2 held

A team of Special Cell has nabbed two inter-state drug peddlers, Devender and Khalid and recovered "Crystal Methamphetamine (Ice-drug)", prohibited psychotropic substance of approximately one kg. The value of the drug is around Rs 2 crore in the international...

28-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

Seven held for kidnapping Hyderabad doctor for Rs 10 cr ransom

Cyberabad police on Wednesday arrested seven persons for kidnapping a city doctor for Rs 10 crore ransom.Hours after the doctor was rescued by police in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district, Cyberabad Police Commissioner V.C. Sajjanar announced the arrest of seven...

26-Oct-2020 Ongole (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra police nab runaway juvenile truck thief in 24 hours

Demonstrating the importance of deploying technology in cracking crime, Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police have nabbed a runaway juvenile truck thief within 24 hours.On the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, Dornala police station officials received...

19-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Hired ambulance with fake patient used to smuggle drugs, 4 held

In a novel modus operandi, a gang used a hired ambulances with a fake patient to dodge the police on the route from Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh to New Delhi. The Delhi police has now arrested four persons and recovered 181 kgs of cannabis, worth around...

18-Oct-2020 Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl/Agartala

Tension on 2 inter-state borders in NE; shops, houses burnt

The situation on the Assam-Mizoram border took an ugly turn in the past 48 hours with many shops and houses burnt and over 50 people injured, officials said on Sunday.Security was also beefed up along Tripura-Mizoram border and prohibitory orders promulgated,...

17-Oct-2020 Ongole (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra's Prakasam police nab waylaying highway gang

Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district police arrested six men for waylaying truck drivers on highway and robbing them of money.Police arrested Perli Vijayawardhan (21), Pirangula Sundar (20), Vemu Praveen Kumar (23), Malaga Balaji (23), Vanga Sasikumar (20) and...

15-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Traffic cop dragged on car bonnet, student held for attempt to murder

A traffic policeman was dragged for nearly 400 metres while clinging on to the bonnet of a car after he tried to stop it for speeding on a busy road in Delhi.CCTV footage shows the cop holding on to the car before falling on the road, his legs nearly missing...

15-Oct-2020 Visakhapatnam

8 nabbed for stealing brass items worth Rs 1L from Vizag temple

City police arrested eight people for stealing brass item offerings to the deity of Simhachalam Devasthanam.Police arrested Kundi Suresh, 30, Kasi Mahesh, 24, Somala Srinivas, 32, Soma Sateesh, 22, Pindrala Apparao, 40, Vadde Ramu, 35, Madem Rajasekhar Reddy,...

13-Oct-2020 Imphal

Drugs valued at Rs 6.5 cr seized in Manipur, one held

Assam Rifles troopers on Tuesday seized a huge cache of drugs valued at Rs 6.5 crore in Manipur and arrested one person, officials said.An Assam Rifles official said that acting on a tip-off, the troopers of the central paramilitary force arrested a youth...

13-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Two held in Delhi for duping people on pretext of loans

Delhi Police Cyber Cell of north-west district has arrested two persons on charge of cheating gullible people out of their money on the pretext of providing them loans against insurance policies, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.The accused -- Shubham...

12-Oct-2020 Hyderabad

7 online cricket bookies arrested in Hyderabad

Cyberabad Police in a joint operation with Rajasthan Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested seven bookies for betting on the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).Special Operations Team (SOT) Madhapur Zone of Cyberabad and Rajasthan ATS team have been keeping...

12-Oct-2020 Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh)

Rs 89 lakh in counterfeit money seized in Andhra, 5 held

Five members of a gang printing counterfeit currency notes were arrested in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district and fake notes with a face value of Rs 89 lakh seized from them, police said on Monday.The arrested were identified as Dangeti Srinivas Rao,...

10-Oct-2020 Bengaluru

Fake stamp paper scam comes back to haunt Bengaluru, 4 nabbed

The Bengaluru Police busted a fake stamp paper racket and recovered Rs 2.71 crore worth of banned stamp papers from four persons who were arrested in this connection on Saturday.According to the police, the arrested are identified as Hassain Modi Babu alias...

08-Oct-2020 New Delhi

Gang accused of cheating, robbing nabbed by Delhi Police

The Delhi police arrested a gang of robbers who used a fake car number plate to cheat commuters, waiting for conveyance, to help them reach reach their destination at low fare. The gang also posed them as policement to dupe victims and rob if they fail in...

06-Oct-2020 New Delhi

IPL betting module busted in Delhi, 6 nabbed

An IPL cricket betting module has been busted by Delhi Police and six persons have been arrested from Maidan Garhi in south Delhi.Laptops, mobiles phones and over Rs 1 lakh used as stake money have been recovered after a police team raided Rajpur Khurd...

01-Oct-2020 Aurraiya (Uttar Pradseh)

Woman found hanging along with her three kids in UP

In a shocking incident, a woman was found hanging in her house along with her three kids at Dibiyapur area of Aurraiya district in Uttar Pradseh.According to the police, the bodies were found hanging with a saree from a hook in the room at their house on...

30-Sep-2020 Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra police crack Chittoor temple 'Nandi' desecration case

Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district police on Wednesday arrested a gang of eight inter-state treasure hunters for desecrating a 'Nandi' idol outside an Abhaya Anjaneya temple near Abhayamangalam.With these arrests the police stopped a major arson planned across...

29-Sep-2020 Aizawl

BSF makes major arms haul in Mizoram, three held

A large quantity of sophisticated weapons, including 28 AK-series rifles, and two vehicles were seized by the BSF and three persons arrested in Mizoram early on Tuesday, officials said.Acting on a tip-off, the para-military troops led by Deputy Inspector...

26-Sep-2020 New Delhi

Watch out! Those sensual midnight messages might be a honey trap

An anonymous sensual message at midnight may even lure a rational person into a trap meticulously set by a woman and her accomplices in order to blackmail the victim.Gangs luring businessmen, doctors and other professionals into a honey trap appear to be...

23-Sep-2020 Chennai

Drones, iPhones, gold seized by Customs at Chennai airport

Chennai Air Customs has seized gold, drones and iPhones worth Rs 62.6 lakh from four international passengers who flew into India over the past two days, the Commissioner of Customs said on Wednesday.On Wednesday morning, Customs officials searched a passenger...

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...

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