Police

Mob attacks and injures 4 cops who try to stop illegal sand mining in Bhuj

Four cops were injured in Bhuj after a mob attacked them when they tried to stop illegal sand mining in the area. The incident happened in Juna village of Bhuj in Kutch district on Monday night. All injured cops were admitted to a hospital and are reported to be stable. The cops have identified the...

Yet another man dies in TN due to alleged police torture

Yet another death due to police assault has surfaced in Tamil Nadu. This comes days after a father-son duo in Tuticorin died after being allegedly tortured by police and the incident led to large scale protests in the state. The latest incident happened in Tenkasi in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The victim was identified as...

Crime branch busts sex racket being run from home in Satellite, three arrested

The Mahil Crime Branch in the city has blown the lid off an alleged sex trade being carreid out by a husband-wife duo in the city. The cops have arrested the main accused as well as two others. One of the accused is absconding.  Media reports said that the modus operandi included bringing women of...

Man fires at mother-in-law after wife refuses to take birthday calls from him!

A case has been filed against a man for firing at his mother-in-law and injuring her. The injuries to her fingers were non-threatening. The cops have registered a complaint against the man after his in-laws dithered on filing one. Police said the son-in-law, identified as Ashish Desai, fired at his mother-in-law Rajrani at their house...

Man fined 500 euros for ‘deliberately farting’ near cops in Austria

Austrian police fined a Vienna man 500 euros for farting loudly after he was stopped by officers to check his identity. International news agency which reported the story said the police defended the massive fine saying that the man had deliberately farted and that he lifted his backside from the bench where he was sitting...

Maha police warns social media users against sharing Sushant Singh’s suicide pictures

The Maharashtra Police has warned against circulating the suicide pictures of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The actor allegedly committed suicde at his home in Bandra on Sunday. Since then, a picture of the suicide showing his body has been circulated on social media. The police tweeted that some pictures of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who...

Murder accused on bail carries out rally in Audi to celebrate freedom, arrested again!

An accused released on bail from Central Jail in Vadodara paraded himself in an Audi car flanked by supporters on two wheelers making a mockery of both the law enforcement and the social distancing norms amid the pandemic in the city. The Crime Branch soon swung into action and nabbed the man who has several...

In some cities of US, cops join protestors marching against police brutality

US Media reported about how several law enforcement agencies in the country showed solidarity with protesters as they marched against the police brutality in connection with the death of George Floyd’s death. This is the fifth day of nation-wide protests. Some police officers joined with the protesters to express their solidarity against police brutality and...

Nikol PSI tests positive for COVID-19, was on duty at Civil Hospital

A policeman serving at the Nikol police station has tested positive for COVID-19. Police Sub-Inspector KD Hadiya has been admitted to the hospital after he tested positive for the disease. The cop had been on duty in and around the COVID-19 special facility at Civil Hospital. Earlier BJP’s Ahmedabad city chief and Nikol MLA Jagdish...

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....

Cong farmer leader Paal Ambaliya writes to DGP, wants FIR against cops

Gujarat Kisan Congress chairman Paal Ambaliya has written a letter to the DGP of the state seeking that action be taken against cops who had allegedly beaten him. Ambaliya and some other Congress workers had some days ago taken bags full of onion, potato and other vegetables near the Rajkot collector officer to demand that...

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...