Crime

Crime on the radar: Pradipsinh Jadeja reviews Navsari law and order situation

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government is committed to preventing cow slaughter in Gujarat, state Home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja reiterated on Saturday, while reviewing the law and order situation in Navsari. He also gave instructions for appropriate action to be taken to ensure safety of the citizens. To deal with crime in the district, Bilimora and Vijalpore police...

Man kidnapped, looted by car owner, friend for scratching vehicle

A tempo driver was kidnapped for a ransom of Rs1.5 lakh by a car owner and his friends after the former scratched the vehicle in a minor accident. The car owner not only kidnapped the tempo driver but took him to a village, beat him up and robbed him of Rs5000.  He was let off only...

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...

Crime: Employer attacks maid with knife, injures her

The accused was angry at the maid as she felt she was shirking work She initially hit the maid and then unable to control her anger took a knife to her The scared maid tried to defend herself and grabbed hold of the blade injuring herself in the process In a crime incident, a maid...

Man uses friend to get job, biometric catches him

A Rajasthan youth was held by the city police for using his friend to write a competitive exam.  The friend cleared the exam on behalf of the youth, but when he appeared for joining formalities, biometric verification blew the lid off the whole scam.   The senior assistant manager of the Central Warehousing Corporation’s office...

SMC worker attacked, video goes viral

Personal enmity has emerged as the cause for an attack on a Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) staff worker.  The attack on the SMC worker gained prominence after a video of it went viral   A sanitation worker of SMC was attacked early morning on Monday in the Pandesara area of Surat.  Preliminary probe revealed that...

Aunt marries off underage girls after uncle rapes one

One of two underage girls who were married off recently was found to have been raped by her own uncle in Ahmedabad. The Ahmedabad police arrested six people in this connection. The two girls, who are sisters, are aged 16 and 14 and were married off by their aunt. Local media reports quoted cops (Ahmedabad police)...

A’bad police probes viral video of funeral procession with band baaja 

Police have initiated a probe into a funeral procession that allegedly happened in Saraspur in which the relatives of a deceased took out the procession with music and in violation of social distancing norms.  The video believed to be from Saraspur in the city went viral following which the cops are probing the matter. It...

Woman stabs husband to death in G’nagar

A woman in Gandhinagar allegedly stabbed her husband to death on Wednesday after the two had yet another altercation. Umiya Patel, a 21-year-old has been detained by the sector 21 police station. The complaint said that Umiya had been married to one Vakji Patel for over two years now but the couple did not get...

A’bad woman accuses one cop of seeking sexual favours from her, another of trying to cover up the matter

A Vadaj resident has filed a police complaint with the local police station accusing two police sub inspectors of seeking sexual favours from her and trying to cover up the incident when she complained about it. The woman said that her husband had gone missing and she had filed a complaint with the Vadaj police...

Youth stabs, kills biker for mobile after minor girlfriend wanted it as a gift!

Three youths and two minor girls have been arrested by the Isanpur police station for allegedly stabbing and killing a youth for his mobile. Investigations have revealed that one of the accused Shyam Rathod killed the youth Umang Darji after his girlfriend wanted him to get her a mobile. Maninagar resident Darji had gone out...

Rs20 lakh bribery case accused PSI Shweta Jadeja suspended

Bribery case accused PSI of Mahila Police Station, Shweta Jadeja, has been suspended. Almost a week after the case was registered against Jadeja, DCP Deepan Bhadren suspended the female cop. Jadeja had been sent to three days remand and after it came to an end the court refused to extend it further and she was...