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Try not to be our guest! Ahmedabad police’s wacky warning to rule violators on New Year Eve

Ahmedabad: Like every year, the Ahmedabad police issued a warning against rash and drunk driving on December 31. While the message was the same, the packaging was different this time. A wacky warning was posted on the Twitter handle of the Ahmedabad police on Thursday with the image of a strict-looking policeman on the side....

Manpasand gymkhana raid: Dariapur PI, D-staff PSI suspended

Nine PCB employees transferred in the case Ahmedabad: The Manpasand Gymkhana raid in Dariapur continues to be intensely debated. The alleged patronage of police that the gambling den seemed to have enjoyed and flourished under in the past has caused a lot of embarrassment to the department, especially the Ahmedabad police commissioner. In the latest...

Man nabbed by Ahmedabad Police for black marketing jabs for treating black fungus

The Ahmedabad Police has booked a man from the city’s Amraiwadi area for selling Amphotericin B, a jab used for treating mucormycosis infection, at inflated rates. The accused Hitesh Makwana has been booked for cheating. Even as the COVID-19 cases and deaths have significantly come down, mucormycosis, or black fungus, cases are on the rise...

Constable at Sardarnagar police station demands Rs25 k for self, Rs1 lakh for PI to not hit accused trader!

Complaint filed after trader recorded the conversation and sent it to top cop A constable investigating a case filed against a trader in the year 2020 demanded Rs25,000 for himself and Rs1 lakh for the police inspector of the station to not hit the accused in the case. The trader recorded the conversation and sent...

DCP Vijay Patel suspends cop for threatening woman

A head constable has been suspended by DCP Vijay Patel for threatening a woman who called the police to stop garba at Pink City Apartment in Ahmedabad’s Ranip area. Notably, the society had already been designated as a micro containment zone and the residents were flouting all safety guidelines issued by the government. The woman’s...

Ahmedabad: Court fines cops for casual approach

A sessions court in Ahmedabad has imposed a penalty of Rs 5,000 each on the in-charge of Amraiwadi police station as well as the investigation officer of a murder case. The penalty was imposed for their lackadaisical approach and not taking court orders seriously. The court order came in response to a bail plea filed...

Ahmedabad: Cancer patient dies in police custody

The custodial death of a cancer patient, who was running a gambling den in Ahmedabad, in the lockup of Vejalpur police station created a stir in the police administration on Sunday. Police have now sent the body for postmortem to ascertain the cause of death. Notably, the state monitoring cell on Saturday raided the area...

Woman lodges FIR after son’s friend demand sex in lieu of financial help

In an incident that reflects the declining moral in society, especially among youngsters, a 21-year-old man asked a 39-year-old woman to ‘physically satisfy’ him in lieu of financial help. Notably, the accused is a friend of the woman’s son and she had sought financial help from him for the treatment of her ailing husband. Incident...

Man blackmails teen with intimate pics, then rape her

A 17-year-old has accused a man of rape by threatening to put online her nude pictures. The man had initially promised marriage to the teen and then entered in physical relation with her. As per a complaint registered with the Vadaj Police Station, Nayna (name changed) began working in a factory a year ago to...

To get exam cancelled, GTU student stole varsity data!

A Gujarat Technological University (GTU) student was behind the data theft of students of the university.  The Cyber Cell of city police arrested the student who stole the data of fellow students and uploaded it on a website in the hope of getting the GTU exams cancelled.    The arrested youth is an information technology...

Police dept in city records first Covid19 death after head constable succumbs to disease

A head constable in the city succumbed to Covid19 making him the first such fatality due to the disease in the police department. Head constable Bharatji Somaji, posted at the Krishnanagar police station, who had tested positive for Corona and was under treatment, died due to the disease on Monday. Ahmedabad police commissioner, Ashish Bhatia...

Four detained for creating fake tweet of Amit Shah stating he had bone cancer

Four people were detained by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Friday for allegedly faking a tweet in the name of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The fake tweet had posted fake information on Shah’s health. The detained were identified as Sarfaraz Virani and Sajid Nayani from Bhavnagar and Sarfaraz Memon and Firoz Pathan of Ahmedabad....