Kanpur

Army Colonel accused of raping a Russian woman arrested while trying to flee

An Army colonel who is facing rape charges was arrested in Kanpur while he was trying to flee. Col Neeraj Gahlot is accused of raping his civilian friend’s wife. The victim is of Russian origin and Colonel Gahlot allegedly raped her after intoxicating her husband at the Officers’ Mess in the Cantonment area. Army Colonel...

UP police form 25 teams to nab history-sheeter Vikas Dubey

More than 25 teams have been formed by the UP Police to nab history-sheeter Vikas Dubey who was yet to be apprehended 36 hours after eight police personnel were gunned down by criminals during an attempt to arrest him. Inspector general of police, Kanpur, Mohit Agarwal on Saturday said, “To nab Vikas Dubey and his...

8 cops killed in encounter with criminals in Kanpur

At least eight police personnel of Uttar Pradesh Police, including a deputy superintendent of police, were killed in an encounter with criminals in Kanpur in the wee hours of Friday. The encounter took place when the police team was approaching to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history-sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, in Dikru village under Chaubeypur...

Kanpur IG pays fine for not wearing mask, sets example

Setting an example, Inspector General of Police (Kanpur range) Mohit Agarwal got himself challaned for not wearing a mask in public. Agarwal asked the Station House Officer of Barra police station, Ranjeet Singh, to fine him for stepping out without wearing a mask. The SHO made the challan and handed over a copy to the...

2 killed, 60 migrants injured in road accident while returning home from Gujarat

In an unfortunate incident, two people were killed and over 60 migrants returning home from Gujarat were injured during a road accident in Kanpur Dehat district on Wednesday. The incident took place when a small truck they were travelling in rammed into a larger one stationed along the road resulting in the death of a...

IIT-K researchers develop PPE kit that would cost less than Rs100

A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has developed a cheaper alternative to the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kit to help overcome its shortage for frontline workers battling the coronavirus crisis. The team claims that the kit is as safe as the standard PPE suits, but would cost less than Rs100...