Friday, June 09, 2023
Crime & Law

Diabolic act: Thane man chopped, minced and cooked live-in partner's body pieces, find police

THANE: The prime accused in the Thane murder case allegedly stooped to unimaginably gory levels to disguise his live-in partner's killing, stunning even the police investigators, officials said on Thursday.

Seven held with 4 kg elephant tusks worth Rs 7.19 crore

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said on Monday that it has apprehended seven persons for allegedly smuggling two elephant tusks weighing 4.03 kg worth Rs 7.19 crore.

Fatehgarh Sahib dacoity case: Punjab Police arrests two main accused after brief encounter

FATEHGARH SAHIB: Amidst the ongoing drive against anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Anti-Gangster Task Force (AGTF) of Punjab Police in a joint operation with Fatehgarh Sahib Police have successfully cracked the daylight dacoity in Fatehgarh Sahib with the arrest of two criminals after a brief exchange of fire, said Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab Gaurav Yadav here on Thursday.

High Court shocker to Barjinder Singh Hamdard, investigation to continue in corruption case

CHANDIGARH: Giving a major shock to Editor of Ajit group of Newspapers Barjinder Singh Hamdard the Punjab and Haryana High court today refused to transfer case against him to CBI.

Setback for Ashneer Grover, wife as HC refuses to stay probe against them in BharatPe fraud case

NEW DELHI:The Delhi High Court on Thursday declined to stay an investigation against Ashneer Grover and Madhuri Jain Grover in connection with an FIR registered by Delhi Police based on a complaint by fintech firm BharatPe, which has alleged a fraud of nearly Rs 81 crore.

Punjab Vigilance Bureau Arrests AIG Ashish Kapoor for Creating Disproportionate Assets

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) has arrested Punjab Police AIG Ashish Kapoor, a PPS officer, for illegally creating immovable and movable expensive properties beyond his known sources of income in Chandigarh and Mohali cities during the last five years. A corruption case has been registered against him and his wife, Kamal Kapoor, after the allegations of acquiring unaccounted assets were proven in a vigilance enquiry.

Three foreigners held with 30 kg drugs worth Rs 160 cr

Greater Noida: Three foreign nationals have been arrested in Greater Noida with 30 kg methamphetamine (MDMA) valued at Rs 150-Rs 160 crore in the international market, the police said on Wednesday.

Jilted lover stabs ex-girlfriend 12 times in Bihar

PATNA: A jilted lover in Bihar's Sitamarhi district stabbed his former girlfriend 12 times, a police official said on Wednesday, adding that the victim sustained severe injuries and is battling for her life in a hospital.

Two arrested in molestation case in Bihar's Gaya after video goes viral

PATNA: The Gaya police have arrested two persons who were part of a gang involved in the molestation of a girl on May 29, an official said on Wednesday.

Delhi murder: Sahil bought knife 15 days ago; police also probing love triangle

NEW DELHI:The interrogation of Sahil, who stabbed his 16-year-old girlfriend to death in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area on Sunday evening, revealed that he had hatched a conspiracy to kill her a few days ago, sources in Delhi Police said on Tuesday.

CBI books Bollywood producer Bunty Walia in loan fraud case

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has lodged an FIR against Bollywood producer Bunty Walia and others in connection with a loan fraud case, an official said on Sunday.

Mumbai DRI makes bonfire of drugs worth around Rs 1,500 cr

Raigad: Huge quantities of various narcotics and psychotropic drugs worth around Rs 1,500 crore, seized by the Department of Revenue Intelligence and the Narcotics Cell, were burned and destroyed at the MIDC in Taloja on Friday, officials said.

Bajrang Dal activist thrashed for being friends with Muslim woman in K'taka

Chikkamagaluru (Karnataka):A group of 30 people attacked a Bajrang Dal activist for being friends with a Muslim young woman in Chikkamagaluru district on Friday, said police on Friday.

Cong govt in K'taka to re-investigate PSI recruitment scam

BENGALURU: The ruling Congress in Karnataka will re-investigate the Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) recruitment scam in the state.

Cash reward of Rs 10 lakh announced for Canada-based gangster's aide

NEW DELHI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh on the head of Kashmir Singh Galwaddi alias Balbir Singh, who is believed to be associated with Canada-based gangster Arshdeep Singh Dhalla.

Patna Police bust fake currency & liquor smuggling racket, arrest 2

PATNA: A team of Sri Krishna Puri police station raided a multi-storey residential complex in Patna's upscale Boring road and arrested two persons in connection with running a fake currency and liquor smuggling racket.

UP Police 'doubtful' of 'robbery-gang rape case'

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh):The Rampur police finds 'doubtful' the report of alleged robbery and gang-rape lodged by a man in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur, police said.

Two held for raping minor with promise of ice cream in UP

Unnao (Uttar Pradesh):Two persons, including a 60-year-old owner of a marriage lawn, have been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and gangraping a 16-year-old girl after luring her away with an ice cream.

Viveka murder case: Kadapa MP's arrest likely as CBI officials reach Kurnool

Kurnool (Andhra Pradesh):The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to arrest Kadapa MP Y.S. Avinash Reddy, who skipped appearing before the agency twice for questioning in the murder case of former minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy.

Man ends life after being blackmailed over sister's videos

ETAH (Uttar Pradesh): A 27-year-old man committed suicide after a close relative threatened him that he would leak his sister's explicit videos and pictures on social media.

Woman lawyer assaulted by colleague in Delhi's Rohini court

NEW DELHI: A video capturing an intense fight between two lawyers, one of whom is a woman, within the premises of the Rohini court, has taken social media by storm.

From WhatsApp to Telegram, how fraudsters are still conning Indian users

NEW DELHI: Not just international spam calls, scamsters have devised several ways to con WhatsApp users in India, especially the popular 'like YouTube videos' scam, where they lure them via WhatsApp and then take them to rival chat app Telegram and siphon off their hard-earned money.

CBI books freelance journalist for sharing information with Pakistan

NEW DELHI:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday registered a case under Official Secrets Act against a freelance journalist, Vivek Raghuvanshi.

Day after riots rock Maha's Akola, Internet cut off, uneasy calm prevails

Akola: A day after riots erupted in Maharashtra's Akola, the police have shut off Internet services to prevent rumour-mongering even as the violence left one dead and nine more injured, besides several private and government vehicles burnt, officials said here on Monday.

Viveka murder case: CBI opposes accused's bail plea

HYDERABAD: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has opposed the bail petition of G. Uday Kumar Reddy, one of the accused in former Andhra Pradesh Minister Y. S. Vivekananda Reddy's murder case.

DGP Gaurav Yadav leads from front as Punjab police launches statewide 'OPS VIGIL'

LUDHIANA: Amidst ongoing drive against drugs and anti-social elements launched on the directions of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Police on Tuesday launched a two-day long statewide operation ‘OPS Vigil’ aimed at keeping a tab on drug trafficking, anti-social elements and criminals.

Cocaine meant to deliver in Delhi seized in Goa

PANAJI: The Narcotics Control Bureau on Friday arrested one Kenyan national in possession of 1 kg cocaine valued at Rs 6 crore at the Dabolim airport in Goa.

Five killed as truck rams into three-wheeler in UP

Bahraich:Five persons were killed and ten others injured when a truck rammed into a three-wheeler in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district on Friday.

Dreaded gangster killed in STF encounter in UP

MEERUT: The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) shot dead dreaded gangster Anil Dujana in an encounter here on Thursday afternoon.

Two killed, five injured in J&K's Ramban hotel fire

JAMMU: Two persons were charred to death and five were injured on Thursday in a hotel fire in J&K's Ramban district.

UP: Pistol recovered from house of Atiq's lawyer

Prayagraj (UP):The Prayagraj police have recovered a pistol and some cartridges from the residence of slain gangster-politician Atiq Ahmed's lawyer Khan Saulat Haneef.

Delhi Police raids 20 locations in Delhi, Haryana

NEW DELHI: In a major crackdown on criminals, the Dwarka District Police on Wednesday launched raid and search operations at over 20 locations in Delhi and Haryana.

DU graduate, accomplice caught red-handed in phone snatching case in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Two men, including a Delhi University (DU) graduate, were caught red-handed while attempting to flee after snatching a mobile phone in West Delhi's Vikaspuri area, an official said on Wednesday.

ED raids Mannapuram Finance in Kerala

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is conducting raids at Kerala's Mannapuram Finance in connection with allegations that the non-banking financial company (NBFC) collected funds from the public without the Reserve Bank of India's approval.

Punjab VB unearth big scam in compensation of land in GMADA, seven arrested

CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) during its ongoing campaign against corruption in the state, on Tuesday exposed a big scam worth crores of rupees by arresting seven accused including a revenue official for receiving huge compensations during acquisition of land on forged documents in Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) in connivance with officials of state horticultural and revenue department from 2016 to 2020.

'No privilege over documents on remission of convicts in Bilkis Bano case': Centre tells SC

NEW DELHI: The Centre and Gujarat government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that they would not claim privilege over the documents in connection with the remission of sentence of convicts in Bilkis Bano gang-rape and murder of her family members case during Gujarat riots, and agreed to share the documents with the apex court for its perusal.

IT professional installs hidden cameras in rented flat of girls, held

JAIPUR: Police have arrested one Rajendra Soni, who installed hidden cameras in his flat rented to three girls, and used to watch them from his house. He was produced in court on Monday.

Indian-origin man convicted of murder in California teen prank gone awry

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin man has been convicted of murder for ramming his car into a vehicle resulting in the deaths of three teens who were fleeing after one of them allegedly exposed himself at his house as a prank, according to media reports.

'Contrary to the idea of welfare state', wife of slain IAS officer moves SC against Anand Mohan's release

NEW DELHI: The wife of IAS officer G. Krishnaiah, who was lynched in 1994 by a mob led by former Bihar MP Anand Mohan Singh, has moved the Supreme Court against the latter's premature release from prison.

Amartya Sen approaches court against eviction notice from Visva-Bharati University

KOLKATA: Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen has approached a district court in Birbhum district of West Bengal against the eviction notice issued by the Visva-Bharati University authorities in the ongoing dispute over 13 decimals of land.

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