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09-May-2021 Guwahati

Three rhino poachers, horn smugglers held in Assam

In a major breakthrough, three rhino poachers and smugglers of rhino horns were arrested by the Assam police on Sunday from Karbi Anglong distrtict, officials said.Assam police spokesman said that acting on a tip-off the police arrested Welson Teron, 34,...

07-May-2021 New Delhi

2 held for selling oxygen concentrators at inflated prices

Cracking its whip against the black marketeers, the Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested two persons.Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) South Delhi Atul Bhatia said, that the Greater Kailash Police station team has arrested two persons, and also seized...

06-May-2021 New Delhi

3 held in Delhi for selling Remdesivir injections in black

Tightening its noose around black marketeers, the Delhi Police on Thursday arrested two persons, including a nursing staff of Fortis Hospital, for selling Remdesivir injections at higher prices.Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Outer North Delhi Rajiv Ranjan...

21-Apr-2021 Chittoor (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra police arrest 4 bootleggers, seize Rs 5L worth liquor

Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district police has arrested four bootleggers for illegally transporting and attempting to sell Karnataka liquor.Police seized liquor worth Rs 5 lakh, and Rs 40 lakh worth three sports utility vehicles (SUVs) on Tuesday from the quartet.Around...

17-Apr-2021 Chennai

6kg gold worth Rs 2.9 cr seized by Chennai Air Customs

Chennai Air Customs on Saturday said it had seized six kg gold concealed in an Air India flight from Dubai.In a statement the Commissioner of Customs, Chennai International Airport said the Air India flight was rummaged on intelligence input that gold was likely...

14-Apr-2021 Bengaluru

Bengaluru police bust Andhra based network, seize 141 kgs of marijuana

Bengaluru police has arrested two persons and seized 141.250 kg marijuana valued at around Rs 84.60 lakh from them, the Koramangala police said here on Wednesday.According to the police, the arrested are Chaddakrishnan aka Santhosh, 22 years, resident of Visakhapatnam,...

12-Apr-2021 Jagamarla (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra Pradesh police arrest 10 treasure hunters for hammering Nandi idol

Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor police arrested 10 persons for stealing and destroying a Nandi idol from a temple in a Dalit colony in Jagamarla village, believing that diamonds were embedded inside it.Police arrested M. Venkata Chalapathi (43), K. Srinivasulu (34),...

08-Apr-2021 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

2 held at Mangaluru airport, gold worth Rs 1.3 cr recovered

Customs officials at the Mangaluru International Airport (MIA) on Wednesday arrested two persons in two separate cases and recovered 2.8 kg gold valued at around Rs 1.3 crore from their possession.The arrested persons have been identified as Muhamad Ashraf and...

07-Apr-2021 Lucknow

Mukhtar Ansari: Gangster-turned-politician with Robinhood image

He is a five-term legislator who wields undeniable political clout in his constituency, Mau. He has won five consecutive elections -- two of them as an independent -- and his absence from his constituency apparently makes him stronger because he has won...

04-Apr-2021 Bijapur (Chhattisgarh)

Unverified intel input drove forces into Maoists' deadly trap

Over 1,000 police personnel drawn from CRPF's elite CoBRA unit, and the state police's District Reserve Guard (DRG) and Special Task Force (STF) walked into a deadly trap of Maoists in deep jungle in a rebel-dominated patch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar,...

04-Apr-2021 Raipur

Bijapur Maoist attack: 22 security personnel killed, search on

In a major Maoist attack this year, at least 22 security personnel were killed and 20 more injured in a fierce gun battle with a platoon of over 300 People's Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur, officials said.The gun battle took...

27-Mar-2021 Aizawl

Drugs smuggled from Myanmar worth Rs 12 cr seized in Mizoram

In a big haul, the Assam Rifles troopers and the police have seized banned drugs worth Rs 12 crore from Kolasib district in northern Mizoram and arrested one person in connection with the case, an official said on Saturday.An Assam Rifles release said that...

26-Mar-2021 New Delhi

CBI searches 7 locations, recovers Rs 67 lakh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday carried out searches at seven locations in Jammu and Kashmir and Chandigarh and recovered Rs 67 lakh, including Rs 2 lakh from the premises of then regional manager of NHAI, in connection with a case it...

24-Mar-2021 Hyderabad

Foreign currency worth Rs 1.3 cr seized at Hyderabad Airport

Customs officials, in coordination with the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), on Wednesday seized foreign currency worth Rs 1.3 crore from a passenger trying to board a flight to Dubai.Alerted by the Customs, CISF sleuths intercepted the passenger who...

23-Mar-2021 Kadernar (Chhattisgarh)

3 security personnel killed in Maoist IED blast in Chhattisgarh

Three personnel of the Chhattisgarh Police's District Reserve Guard (DRG) were killed in an IED explosion triggered by Maoists in Narayanpur district on Tuesday, officials  said.Five DRG personnel were critically injured and 10 suffered "curable" injuries...

15-Mar-2021 New Delhi

Batla House case: Court awards death penalty to Ariz Khan

Thirteen years after the Batla House encounter, a Delhi Court on Monday sentenced Ariz Khan, who was convicted of the murder of inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and other offences, to death.Additional Sessions Judge Sandeep Yadav called it a 'rarest of rare case'...

11-Mar-2021 Mangaluru (Karnataka)

Woman hides 2.41 kg gold in undergarment, held at Mangaluru airport

The Customs officials at the Mangalore International Airport on Thursday seized 2.41 kg gold, valued at around Rs 1.10 crore, from a woman passenger who had concealed the yellow metal in her undergarments.According to a release, the accused has been identified...

10-Mar-2021 New Delhi

3 drug peddlers held, heroin worth Rs 40 cr seized

The Special Cell of Delhi police have arrested three men and seized 10 kg of heroin worth Rs 40 crore from them, officials said.Several mobile handsets and several SIM cards used in the illegal drug trafficking activities have also been recovered.The three...

04-Mar-2021 Chodawaram (Andhra Pradesh)

3,000 kg ganja worth Rs 80 lakh seized in Andhra Pradesh

Police seized more than 3,000 kg marijuana worth Rs 80 lakh at Chodwaram in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district."The marijuana came from the agency area in Visakhapatnam district bordering Malkangiri and Khoraput," told Visakhapatnam Rural superintendent...

28-Feb-2021 Betul (Madhya Pradesh)

Over 5 kg opium in chocolate wrappers recovered

Acting on a tip-off, the police here seized 5.6 kg of opium worth Rs 2 crore, which was being smuggled in chocolate wrappers.According to the police, an informer reported that opium wrapped in chocolate wrappers was being transported from Multai to Parsodi...

23-Feb-2021 New Delhi

'Scanty, sketchy evidence': Court grants bail to Disha Ravi

A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to climate activist Disha Ravi in the toolkit case, considering the "scanty and sketchy evidence on record"."Considering the scanty and sketchy evidence on record, I do not find any palpable reason to breach the rule...

23-Feb-2021 Chandigarh

Delhi violence accused Lakha Sidhana addresses rally, dares police

Delhi violence accused and gangster-activist Lakha Sidhana on Tuesday dared police to arrest him as he addressed a public rally he called in Punjab's Bathinda as a show of strength and to express solidarity with those facing police action for supporting the...

23-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Two held from Jammu in Red Fort violence case

The Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested two more accused in the Red Fort violence case from Jammu.The two accused have been identified as Mohinder Singh and Mandeep Singh and were arrested in a joint operation with the Jammu and Kashmir Police, police...

12-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Fifth accused in Mangolpuri murder case arrested

The Delhi Police has made its fifth arrest in the Mangolpuri murder case in which a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death. Following an argument at a birthday party late on Wednesday night, Rinku Sharma was stabbed to death allegedly by a man known to him,...

09-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Even on the run, Sidhu was instigating youth : Delhi Police

The Delhi Police have said that Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu has been instigating youngsters with his provocative speeches while he was in the hiding.He would be produced in court later in the day and would be handed over to the Delhi Police...

09-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Deep Sidhu, wanted in Red Fort violence, arrested

Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu who was an wanted in the January 26 Red Fort violence case.Sidhu was absconding ever since as the police searched for him in various places in Punjab and Haryana and even declared...

03-Feb-2021 New Delhi

Wanted criminal shot dead in UP

In a joint operation by Delhi Police Special Cell and UP Police, a wanted criminal was shot dead after an exchange of fire at about 10.30 p.m. on Tuesday near Gol Tubewell Baraut in UP at Binali-Meerut Road.The wanted criminal indentified as Javed was wanted...

01-Feb-2021 Amroha (Uttar Pradesh)

UP cop shoots woman colleague, then tries to kill himself

A constable fired at his woman colleague and later shot himself too after a brief argument in Amroha district, said police.Both have been admitted to a Moradabad hospital in critical condition.According to reports, Manoj Kumar, 26, barged into the residence...

29-Jan-2021 New Delhi

44 arrested in Singhu border violence

The Delhi police arrested 44 people including the man who attacked SHO Alipur in the violence that broke out on Friday afternoon at Singhu border.Criminal case under various sections including attempt to murder has been registered in Alipur police station,...

28-Jan-2021 Chandigarh

Deep Sidhu, main accused of Delhi violence, goes missing

Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, who has been named in connection with violence in Delhi on Republic Day, has reportedly gone missing.He was last seen amidst the January 26 crowd that reached the iconic Red Fort by violating the planned route of the...

28-Jan-2021 Chandigarh

R Day violence accused Lakha Sidhana a gangster turned 'social activist'

Gangster-turned-social activist Lakhbir Singh alias Lakha Sidhana, named as one of the main accused in the violence in Delhi during the farmers' rally on Republic Day, belongs to a village in Punjab's Bathinda district and dreamed of making big in politics through the farmers'...

28-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Deep Sidhu, Lakha Sidhana named in Red Fort FIR

Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu and the gangster-turned-social activist Lakha Sidhana have been named by the Delhi Police in an FIR in connection with the unprecedented violence in the capital on Republic Day and the Red Fort incident on January 26.The Delhi Police...

08-Jan-2021 New Delhi

Woman duped of Rs 7 lakh through dating app, 5 of gang held

Police has arrested five members of a gang led by a Nigerian who duped a woman of Rs seven lakh after befriended her on a dating app by posing as a US citizen, a senior police officer said on Friday.The complainant said that she had accessed a profile in the...

12-Dec-2020 Abuja

Nigeria: 4 killed, 8 injured in car explosions

At least four people were killed and eight others injured when two cars exploded in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, according to the Nigeria delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross.The incident occurred in Dikwa, a town located...

09-Dec-2020 New Delhi

Rave drug valued at Rs 10 cr seized, two held in Delhi

A Nigerian and his Indian woman friend have been arrested at the New Delhi railway station on the charge of possessing 10.5 kg amphetamine or 'Ice' valued at Rs 10.5 crore in the international market while they were poised to travel to Bengaluru."It is...

07-Dec-2020 New Delhi

ISI linking Khalistanis, Kashmir outfits via narco-terror: Police

Five men from Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab were arrested in Delhi after a brief gun-battle on Monday, the police said, underlining how Pakistan's ISI is trying to link the Khalistan movement with Kashmir-based terror outfits like Hizbul Mujahideen through...

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...

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