Punjab Crime

Researcher accuses PGI prof of sexual harassment

CHANDIGARH: A researcher has accused a PGI professor of sexual harassment in a front of its kind case in the prestigious medical insititute that has earlier seen women staff members level similar allegations against faculty members.

Vigilance nabs PSPCL JE taking bribe

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today arrested Junior Engineer (JE) of PSPCL for taking bribe of Rs.

Sweets smuggled in newspaper delivery vehicles, caught

CHANDIGARH: In yet another one of its kind illicit movement of substandard sweets, the Food Safety Team in two different inspections nabbed two newspaper carrying vehicles smuggling alleged adulterated sweets, informed Mr.

Punjab Police cyber cell rgisters case after morphed video of "drunk" CM goes viral

CHANDIGARH: The Cyber Cell of Punjab Police has registered cases under various sections of IPC and IT Act after a morphed and dubbed malicious video of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh went viral on the social media.

Punjab AIG booked on rape charge

CHANDIGARH: Punjab's Additional Inspector General of Police (AIG) Randhir Singh Uppal was booked on the charge of rape following a complaint by a 26-year-old married woman studying law in Amritsar, police said on Friday.

Woman injured after falling off speeding Punjab Police jeep

AMRITSAR: A woman was admitted to a hospital in Amritsar with injuries on Wednesday after she fell off the roof of a speeding Punjab Police jeep.

Nishant Sharma shifted from Ropar to Pathankot jail, three wardens suspended
ROPAR: The Rupnagar Police has registered a case of attempt to murder under sections 307 of IPC against three accused for the murderous attack on All India Shiv Sena(Hindu) president Nisdhant Sharma who was stabbed in the Rupnagar district jail today morning.
Shiv Sena (Hindu) leaderr Nishant Sharma, attacked in Ropar jail, seriously injured

ROPAR: The convicted Shiv Sena (Hindu)leader Nishant Sharma was today attacked by jail inmates of Ropar sub-jail where he was lodged after being sentenced to four years of imprisonment in a fraud case.

Phagwara police booked two fake travel agents for duping Narur resident
PHAGWARA: On a complaint lodged by Phagwara Village Narur resident Harbans Singh the Rawalpindi(Phagwara) Police have registered case under section 420/406IPC against Fake Travel Agents Dilbag Singh resident of Village Surapur near Banga and Ajaib Singh resident of Village Panjorra near Mehatiana on the charges of duping the complainant of Rs 12 Lac in the pretext of sending his son to Canada.
Amritsar Police arrests four accused involved in Rs. 38 Lac bank robbery
AMRITSAR: Punjab police has arrested four accused who were allegedly involved in looting Rs.
Jalandhar Rural police nabs Tanzanian woman, recovers 500 gm heroin
JALANDHAR: Navjot Singh Mahal, PPS, SeniorSuperintendent of Police, Jalandhar (Rural) and Balkar Singh said that in a drive against narcotic smugglers and anti-social elements, the Maqsoodan police force arrested one foreigner lady and recovered 500 Gm Heroin out of her possession.
Death sentence to accused in kidnapping and murder case of four family members

CHANDIGARH : The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Mohali (Punjab) has today awarded Death Sentence to Shri Kushwinder Singh, a resident of Village-Suhavi in a case related to kidnapping and murder of four family members.

Vigilance nabs Sub-Inspector for accepting bribe of Rs 10,000

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Sub Inspector posted at CIA, Ferozepur red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.

Punjab vigilance nabs BDPO, JE red handed for accepting bribe of RS. 12,000

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Block Development & Panchayat Officer (BDPO) and Junior Engineer (JE) both are posted at Maur block, Bathinda district red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.

Wanted gangster and Sharp shooter of Dilpreet-Rinda gang arrested by Ropar Police

RUPNAGAR: The Rupnagarb Police on Saturday arrested a most wanted gangster and sharp shooter of the Dilpreet-Rinda gang, allegedly involved in the attack on well-known Punjabi singer Parmish Verma.

Former Akali Sarpanch of Lopoke Saranjit Singh murdered
AMRITSAR: Sarabjit Singh former Akali Dal Sarpanch of village Lopoke in Amritsar district was today morning murdered by unidentified persons at his tubewell outside the village.
Punjab vigilance nabs Panchayat Secretary red handed, BDPO also booked
CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a Panchayat Secretary posted at Rajpura, district Patiala red handed for accepting bribe of Rs.
Punjab Police busted inter-state drug racket, two arrested
JALANDHAR: In a major crackdown, the Punjab Police and Counter Intelligence arrested two persons, who were smuggling poppy husk from Rajasthan to Punjab.
Phagwara villager found dead in Chintpurni hotel in Himachal

PHAGWARA: Harpreet Singh resident of Phagwara Village Narur was reportedly died in mysterious circumstances in a Hotel near Shri Chintpurni in Himachal Pardesh on Thursday.

Punjab Police AIG held guilty of taking Rs.50,000 bribe

CHANDIGARH: The CBI court in Chandigarh will pronounce quantum of sentence to Punjab Police AIG P.

Punjab Police arrests 11 notorious gangsters of Devinder Bambiha gang: Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh

CHANDIGARH: In its crusade against organised crime, Punjab Police busted a gang of notorious gangsters related to Devinder Bambiha gang and nabbed 11 gang members.

Punjab Police cracked down on travel agent for human trafficking Tarn Taran Girl

AMRITSAR: The Punjab Police swung into action to act against travel agents who lured a Tarn Taran Girl for employment in Dubai and then molesting her.

Duped by agent, Tarn Taran based young girl returns from Dubai just in three days

AMRITSAR: A Tarn Taran based young girl Simarnjit Kaur (18) who had gone to Dubai on July 26 with the help of travel agents today returned India just in three days after the intervention of Union Ministry of External Affairs.

Haryana Vigilance bureau recommends registration of criminal case against 19 gazetted officers

CHANDIGARH: Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has recommended registration of criminal case against 19 Gazetted Officers, 20 Non-Gazetted Officers, 10 private persons and officers and officials in 22 investigations conducted by it during the month of May 2018.

Bajinder Singh self styled prophet from Punjab arrested on rape charges

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Police arrested a priest and self-styled healer from the Delhi international airport following a complaint from a woman in Zirakpur that he had raped her, said an official on Thursday.

Are dope tests the answer to Punjab's drug menace?

CHANDIGARH: Claims, counter-claims, allegations, denials.

Punjab Police arrests dreaded gangster Dilpreet Baba,injured in cross firing

CHANDIGARH: In a bid to eradicate crime and nab the gangsters the Punjab Police on the directions of DGP Suresh Arora and DGP Intelligence Dinkar Gupta today arrested gangster Dilpreet Singh alias Baba near sector 43 Chandigarh bus stand who is involved in major criminal activities across the state.

Overdose of drug claims two lives in holy city of Amritsar

AMRITSAR: The deaths of two youth have been reported in the Amritsar district due to the overdose of drug here today, said police.

AAP asks Capt. Amarinder to reveal the names of drug traders of Punjab living in foreign countries

CHANDIGARH: The Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Sunam, Aman Arora on Saturday appealed Punjab chief Minister Capt.

Another cross border heroin smuggling module busted in Punjab

AMRITSAR: In yet another breakthrough, Intelligence Wing of the Punjab Police has busted another gang involved in the cross-border smuggling of drugs from Pakistan.

Amarinder orders probe in drugs-related deaths in Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered investigation into the recent spate of drug-related deaths in the state and directed that stringent action be taken against those found guilty, without considering their political affiliations.

Punjab DGP asks SSPs to crackdown on gangsters, drug smugglers

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Director General of Police Suresh Arora has issued strict directives to the field officers to step up their crackdown on the activities of gangsters and drug smugglers, making it clear that they would be held accountable for any activity of drugs smuggling in their areas.

Akal Takht Jathedar asks Punjab Govt to prevent drug menace

AMRITSAR: Jathedar Akal Takht (the highest Sikh temporal seat) Gyani Gurbachan Singh here today has asked the Punjab Government to adopt stringent measure to prevent the illegal drug menace in Punjab as Punjab Police remained utterly failure to perform its duty.

Rana Gurjeet assures action against erring cops who pushed girl into drugs

CHANDIGRAH: Senior Congress leader and Kapurthala MLA Rana Gurjeet Singh has assured action against the guilty cops who allegedly pushed a girl into drug addiction.

Main accused and accomplice wanted in attack on AAP MLA arrested by Rupnagar police

ROPAR: The main accused Ajwinder Singh in a case related to murderous attack on Amarjit Singh Sandoa AAP MLA from Rupnagar today surrendered before the SSP alongwith a co-accused Bachitar Singh.

Mining mafia attack on Ropar MLA, three accused arrested

ROPAR: The Ropar police has arrested three accused who attacked the Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa at village Beinhara near Nurpur Bedi today when the MLA went their to verify the reports of illegal sand mining.

AAP MLA attacked by sand mafia in Ropar, critically inujured, rushed to PGI

ROPAR: Two days after the sand mafia's murderous attack on two forest department officials in Mohali district, the the henchmen of sand mafia operating in Rupnagar district today attacked Aam Aadmi Party MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa when the latter went to inspect a sand mine near Nurpurbedi, 30 kms from here to verify the reports of illegal mining.

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