Crime

Guj ATS nabs two more members of Chhota Rajan gang, Rs70 lakh recovered

The Gujarat ATS has nabbed two more members of the Chhota Rajan gang thus solving a loot case of Rs7 crore. The two have been identified as Rajesh Khanna and Kalu Hamam. Earlier, the department had nabbed another member of the gang Haresh Goswami. Goswami was nabbed from the Vastral area in Ahmedabad. Police had...

AMC employee cheated of Rs2.5 lakh through fraud loan in his name

A civic body employee was cheated after someone managed to clone his SIM card by offering to upgrade it for him. The accused then used the cloned card to get a Rs2.5 lakh loan in the name of the civic body employee. A complaint in this regard has been made with the Naranpura police station....

Lawyer of accused in 2012 ATM case picked up by Guj ATS

The Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) team of the Gujarat police has detained a well known lawyer from Anjar in connection with a 2012 ATM case in which Rs3 crore worth of fraud was perpetrated. The lawyer is accused of sheltering the accused in the case and aiding them. Sources said the lawyer Dilip Joshi was...

Teen in Chhota Udepur mercilessly beaten for falling in love, video goes viral

A 17-year-old teen in a village in Chhota Udepur was mercilessly beaten by a crowd while her father looked on. The teen’s only transgression was to fall in love. The incident happened in Bilwant village of the district where the crowd continued to mercilessly beat the teen even as she shouted for help. A video...

Father in Sarkhej held for sexual abuse of 7-year-old daughter

Since the lockdown began, cases of domestic violence have seen a rise across the country. But on Tuesday, the Sarkhej police were in for a shock when it emerged that a father had allegedly sexually abused his own 7-year-old daughter. The incident was reported from the Fatehwadi area. The police have filed a case and...

Guess what this youth did to meet his lover during lockdown?

The extension of Lockdown4.0 and the resultant restrictions mean many couples who often meet after hrs are unable to do so. A youth in Valsad was so desperate to keep a date he promised his girlfriend that he decided to break the lockdown norms to be with her. And, to ensure that he did not...

Odhav police station constable, woman detained for blackmailing trader

The cyber crime cell of the city police has detained a constable posted at the Odhav police station and a woman in connection with a blackmail case. The constable Dashrathsinh Parmar along with a woman, Rupal Mehsuriya, are accused of blackmailing the daughter of a trader and demanding Rs15 lakh in lieu of not releasing...

After failing with a viper, man in Kerala kills wife with a cobra!

The husband of a woman, who died in Kollam in Kerala, due to a snakebite, has been accused of killing her with the help of a cobra. Sooraj, 27, a native of Adoor, is accused of killing his wife Uthra for dowry. Police believe that he first attempted to kill her with a viper but...

Two constables in MP suspended after video of them brutally beating a man goes viral

Two policemen, who were seen beating a man in a video that went viral on social media, have been suspended. The cops belong to Chhindwara district in Madhya Pradesh. The incident took place in Pipla Naryanwar village a few days ago, media reports said. Additional Superintendent of Police Shashank Garg was quoted as saying that...

Shooter of Chhota Rajan gang, Haresh Goswami, held in A’bad

The Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Gujarat police have nabbed Haresh Goswami, a member and shooter of the dreaded Chhota Rajan gang. Police said Goswami was nabbed from Vastral area of Ahmedabad following a tip off. Goswami had come to his sister’s place in the city but had been unable to leave after the lockdown...

Lawyer in city cheated of Rs10 lakh through fake Paytm KYC call

A lawyer in the city was cheated of Rs10 lakh through an online fraud after scamsters got to him by pretending to get the KYC of his Paytm account done. As per details available, Dhaval Nanavati, a resident of Galaxy Apartment in Bodakdev and a lawyer by profession had on May 18 received a message...

Unable to get tobacco, 18-year-old in Rajkot tries to kill self by drinking acid

The Covid19 pandemic in the state and the resultant lockdown has led to incidents of suicide being reported from across the state due to shortage of tobacco and alcohol for addicts who are unable to get their daily high. In one such incident, a youth in Rajkot, unable to get maavo (tobacco) drank acid to...