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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...

Teen, car owner booked in 6-month old hit-and-run case

Teen hit a 65-year-old in the early morning, then sped from the scene of the accident Owner of Bolero car had given the vehicle to 17-year-old who did not have a licence to drive The city police have booked a case against a Bolero owner in a hit-and-run incident that happened six months ago. Interestingly,...

Teen attempts murder over Rs10 in Odhav!

For a dispute over a mere Rs10, a 17-year-old ended up attacking another with a knife. He was booked for attempt to murder. The incident happened when a youth approached a group of men and demanded Rs10 to buy tobacco.     When one of the men said he did not have Rs10 with him, the...

Bootlegger couriers liquor bottles, it end up with cops

A bootlegger decided to escape the police scrutiny and send Indian Made Foreign Liquor by a courier.  With the rise in COVID-19 cases, the state has increased scrutiny at various check posts.     To escape the police scrutiny of vehicles and passengers at these checkpoints, the bootlegger came up an innovation. Unfortunately, the bottles broke...

Notice questions Shaherkotada cop’s patronage of biz!

A public notice on a board in Shaherkotada has questioned the alleged patronage of local cops for liquor and restaurant biz in the area. The board further warns that fight will be on if atrocities are carried.   The notice is purportedly against the Shaherkotada police. It has the slogan jor julam ki takkar me...

Paresh Rawal’s brother held for gambling in Mehsana

Former BJP MP from Gujarat and well-known Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal’s younger brother and cousin have been arrested for gambling. The duo was among the 20 people who were arrested by the local police in Mehsana. They were allegedly found gambling at a senior citizen’s club. Media reports said Himanshu Rawal is the younger brother...

Police Grade Pay Protest, 3 detained by Gujarat cops

Probe ordered, 3 detained over online grade pay protest (Police Grade Pay Protest) by Gujarat cops The DGP has ordered an inquiry into the issue of Police grade pay protest that went viral on social media. And is seen as an attempt to misdirect the police officials. A case has been filed in this connection...

DGP Gujarat puts in place social media rules for police

 DGP Gujarat warns cops against political, communal posts or commentary on current events DGP Gujarat has put in place a ‘model code of conduct’ for police personnel in the state for social media. A notification for police personnel warns that members should not post or forward anything that violates existing rules. The ‘model code of...

Man in Bhopal takes tailor to cops for stitching short underwear

Who knew a fit could be so important? A man in Bhopal has filed a complaint against his tailor for stitching his underwear shorter than what was specified. The complaint filed by one Krishna Kumar Dubey, 46, said he had given 2-metre of cloth to be stitched. Yet, the tailor stitched it short.“I gave him...

POCSO convict out on bail elopes with yet another teen!

A man who was out on bail after being convicted under POCSO in 2018 has once again eloped with another underage girl, this time a 14-year-0ld. Media reports said the Gujarat High Court has asked the Bharuch Superintendent of Police to investigate the matter and produce the teen before the court. The case involves one...

Ahmedabad police yet to identify cop who thrashed man inside a car in Jamalpur

The Ahmedabad police has not yet identified the cop who is accused of assaulting a youth in Jamalpur. A complaint was registered against an unknown cop for assaulting one Junaid Khan, a mechanic. The incident happened near a picket at Jamalpur Darwaza in Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad. The complaint states that Khan was attacked by...

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...