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17-Jul-2021 Bhubaneswar

Woman pushes her two kids into well in Odisha

In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly killed her two kids by pushing them into a well following a dispute with husband in Kandhamal district of Odisha, police said on Saturday.According to police, Bhagyalaxmi Patra, a resident of Raikia Block in the...

14-Jul-2021 Jaipur

Fake currency racket busted in Raj, 2 arrested

The Special Operations Group (SOG) of Rajasthan Police on Wednesday arrested two persons and recovered fake currency notes worth Rs 5,80,000 from their possession.The SOG also seized a factory which was engaged in printing fake Indian currency notes (FICN)...

14-Jul-2021 New Delhi

Another fake call centre busted in Delhi, 19 arrested

In a major crackdown, the Delhi Police on Wednesday said it has busted a fake call centre for allegedly impersonating as officials of the Ministry of Finance Department of the US, which provides free grants to the selective citizens and arrested 19 people.A...

10-Jul-2021 Bengaluru

Arms, ganja & phones recovered from Bengaluru central jail

Bengaluru's Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths under joint commissioner of police (Crime) Sandeep Patil, conducted a raid at Bengaluru central prison in the wee hours of Saturday and seized huge cache of lethal weapons,...

06-Jul-2021 Chinturu (Andhra Pradesh)

Andhra police seize 870 kg marijuana being moved on coal truck

A haul of 870 kg marijuana was seized at Chinturu in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Tuesday, police said."Under the guise of transporting coal, 870 kg marijuana stuffed in 29 sacks was being shipped in a truck," said a police official.The truck...

24-Jun-2021 Kohima

11 cadres of NSCN faction held in Nagaland

The security forces have arrested seven active cadres and four over ground workers (OGWs) of the Nikki Sumi faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN), defence sources said on Thursday.Defence spokesman Lt Col P. Khongsai said that based...

24-Jun-2021 Hyderabad

80 iPhones worth over Rs 1 cr seized at Hyderabad Airport

Custom officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here have seized 80 iPhones from two passengers arriving from Sharjah.They found the iPhones worth over Rs 1 crore while checking the luggage of the two passengers who had arrived by flight G9-458 on...

14-Jun-2021 Tanguturu(Andhra Pradesh)

Notorious red sanders smuggler held in Andhra

Three persons, including one notorious red sanders smuggler, were arrested in Andhra Pradesh, police said on Monday.The kingpin Magunta Vishwanadha Reddy (42), along with his accomplices Sulakanti Uttham Kumar (48) and Vadde Maddayya (56), were nabbed by the...

08-Jun-2021 New Delhi

BSF busts racket smuggling fake Indian currency from Bangladesh

The Border Security Force (BSF) has unearthed a gang operating from both sides of India-Bangladesh border by nabbing two of their members while smuggling Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) into Indian territory.The racket was busted after the troops of 67...

06-Jun-2021 Hyderabad

Heroin seized from Ugandan, Zambian women at Hyderabad Airport

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 12.95 kg heroin, valued at Rs 78 crore, from Ugandan and Zambian women peddlers at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here. Sleuths of DRI seized the high value narcotics from the two passengers...

03-Jun-2021 Bikaner (Rajasthan)

BSF seizes 56 kg heroin, foils Pakistani smugglers' attempt

The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by Pakistani smugglers to push contraband into India with the seizure of 54 packets of suspected heroin weighing approximately 56 kg -- the biggest ever recovery of such a consignment from near the Rajasthan...

30-May-2021 New Delhi

Sagar Dhankar murder: Police looking for 3 associates of Sushil Kumar

Even as a Delhi Court on Saturday sent two time olympian and star wrestler Sushil Kumar to four-day police custody, the Delhi Police Crime Branch is still looking for three more persons in connection with its probe into the Sagar Dhankar murder case.A senior...

24-May-2021 New Delhi

Probing if Sushil's seized car linked to Neeraj Bawania gang: Police

The Delhi Police is probing if one of the three vehicles, seized from the Chhatrasal Stadium following the brawl involving Olympian Sushil Kumar that left a wrestler dead, is linked to the Neeraj Bawania gang.A Delhi Police source said that the police has...

23-May-2021 New Delhi

Wrestler murder case: Sushil Kumar sent to 6 days police custody

A Delhi court on Sunday sent wrestler and Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar, arrested in connection with his alleged involvement in the death of a 23-year-old old wrestler at the city's Chhatrasal Stadium, to six days police custody.The police questioned...

21-May-2021 Gadchiroli (Maharashtra)

7 women among 13 Maoists killed in Maharashtra jungle gun-battle

Notching a significant victory, the Maharashtra Police on Friday gunned down 13 Maoists, including 7 women, in a fierce gun-battle in the deep forests near Etapally, officials said here.The 90-minute encounter between the Maoists and the crack force of C-60 commandos,...

18-May-2021 New Delhi

Taxi driver, two others held for murdering Kenyan national near IGI

Three people, including a taxi driver, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Kenyan national who had come to India two weeks ago to get medical treatment, police said on Tuesday.Deputy Commissioner of Police, IGI Airport Rajeev Ranjan, said:...

15-May-2021 Mumbai

Mumbai police bust illegal oxygen manufacturing unit

In its ongoing crackdown, the Mumbai Police have busted an illegal unit manufacturing liquid medical oxygen which was being sold at exorbitant rates for Covid treatment, an official said here on Saturday.Following a tip-off, the Crime Branch Unit 10, along...

13-May-2021 New Delhi/Srinagar

Kandahar-Kashmir drug racket busted in Delhi, over 54 kg heroin seized

Delhi Police's Special Cell on Thursday said that it has busted an international drug racket with its links to (Afghanistan's) Kandahar and Kashmir with the arrest of five persons with over 54 kg of heroin valued at Rs 250 crore.Deputy Commissioner of Police,...

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...

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