ROBBERY

  • Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued ID card outside store he robbed sentenced to 12 years in prison Yesterday

    Fort Smith, Ark.: An Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued identification card outside of a gas station he robbed has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Southwest Times Record reports that 21-year-old Malcolm Thomas was sentenced Wednesday after accepting a deal with prosecutors. He pleaded guilty to the robbery...
  • Good guy robber: Remorseful robber waits for police after Washington state heist 6 days ago

    Seattle: A suspected robber with a guilty conscience walked out of a Washington state bank with stolen cash on Tuesday then waited outside the building for police to arrest him, police said. The 64-year-old man walked into a Banner Bank branch in Bellingham early on Tuesday and handed a teller a...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Chaos in Vizag, locals loot essential supplies, water costs Rs 250 per litre, milk Rs 100 1 week ago

    Visakhapatnam: As Visakhapatnam tries to limp back to normalcy after the destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud, there is a mad scramble for food, water and fuel in the affected areas. The situation is tense with people stopping trucks, mobbing relief officers and looting supplies. The police have been resorting to...
  • Rs 23 lakh goes missing from cash van October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Around Rs 23 lakh went missing from a cash van in Central Delhi's Paharganj area on Tuesday evening under mysterious circumstances. The incident took place around 6:15 PM when the cash van, which belonged to a private company, reached an ATM at Paharganj. "As a couple of its staff...
  • Ahmedabad: Jeweller distracted by 'fallen notes' tricked, robbed September 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A Mumbai-based jeweller was relieved of a bag containing jewellery worth Rs 90 lakh outside a police chowky near Parimal garden area on Friday evening, police said. According to the complaint filed by Pradeep Dhakan he and his brother Pravin had come here to sell ornaments to jewellers. ...
  • Watch: Incredible GoPro footage shows cyclist barely escaping an armed robber in a rough neighbourhood in Buenos Aires September 18, 2014

    A man was on a bike tour in a rough part of Buenos Aires in Argentina in broad daylight when a thief attempted to steal his camera gear at gunpoint. The footage was captured as he happened to be recording with a GoPro strapped to his forehead. The armed man is...
  • In floodhit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Leaving his family behind at a relief camp, Gulzar Ahmed swims every night to reach his house in inundated Gogji Bagh area and sleeps there to ensure that his belongings are safe. As the ravaging flood of Kashmir has emptied the city of its dwellers, the burglars in Srinagar...
  • No illegality in quashing FIR in lesser offences if parties reach compromise: SC September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no illegality in quashing proceedings in matrimonial and civil property disputes if the parties have reached a compromise and there are no chances of conviction but the same would not apply in serious offences like rape, murder and robbery, the Supreme Court has said. "We are...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Thieves decamp with ATM machine with Rs 11 lakh inside September 7, 2014

    Srikakulam (AP): Unidentified persons stole an entire ATM machine of a nationalised bank containing about Rs 11 lakh in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place at Kotturu. The thieves entered the ATM kiosk early this morning, applied...
  • Robbers shoot 2 train passengers dead August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead two passengers aboard a Hatiabound train in Bihar, police said on Sunday. The robbers opened fire at passengers Saturday late in the night for resisting robbery attempt on the GorakhpurHatia Maurya Express near Hathidih railway station, some 110 km from here, Government Railway Police official Upender Kumar...
  • Wearing branded shoes and clothes, two men loot Rs 7.5 lakh from a temple in just 15 minutes August 13, 2014

    Wearing branded clothes and shoes, two members of a gang in Korba conducted a robbery at Sarvmangla Temple in just 15 minutes! According to a report published in Daily Bhaskar, the gang looted Rs 7.5 lakh from the temple. The incident has sent shock waves around the area. To catch the...
  • Six criminals rob man of foreign currency, ornaments August 11, 2014

    Six unidentified persons looted cash including foreign currency and other valuables worth Rs 3 lakhs from a man who was returning to his native village in Muzaffarnagarfrom Saudi Arabia, police said. Six armed men came in a car and intercepted the victim Nafis' car on DelhiDehradun National highway near here yesterday,...
  • 3 teenagers loot Rs 32 lakh from a Nadaun bank near Hamirpur August 9, 2014

    Three teenagers in the age group of 1215 years allegedly looted Rs 32 lakh in a robbery this afternoon at a bank branch in Nadaun, 40km from Harimpur, policesaid. According to police, the robbery, which took place at a State Bank of India branch, was captured on CCTV camera and the...
  • Stolen Durga statue worth Rs 15 crore recovered August 8, 2014

    Two persons were arrested with a 50 kg 'ashtdhatu' statue worth Rs 15 crore from near Parsoiya crossing in the district, police said. Superintendent of Police, Amethi, Hira Lal told reporters today that two criminals Vikram Verma and Kuldeep Gupta were arrested on Friday. "A 50 kg astdhatu statue of Maa Durga...
  • Crime rising in the capital; over 70,000 cases till June 30 July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30, up from the 80,000 cases reported in 2013. The rise has been attributed to various factors like rapid urbanisation, socioeconomic imbalances and especially increased awareness among the public. According to...
  • Posing as courier delivery boys, 2 youths rob house July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youths posing as courier delivery boys allegedly committed armed robbery on Wednesday at a house in Outer Delhi's Rohini area and also thrashed its elderly woman occupant in the process, police said. Adding a 'filmi' touch to the crime, the robbers are also said to have painted...
  • 35yearold woman arrested for robbing 5 'husbands' July 15, 2014

    A 35yearold woman was arrested along with her accomplices in neighbouring Baran district for allegedly duping five men into marrying her before fleeing away with their money and valuables, police said on Tuesday. Kusum alias Pooja was part of a gang of about fivesix members who would flee with the money...
  • Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil July 9, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd factory near Sao Paulo late Sunday and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers the company valued at about $6.3 million. The dramatic heist, carried out by armed robbers who carjacked a shuttle used by...
  • Bikeborne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank July 8, 2014

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bikeborne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a bag,...
  • Two arrested while planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar July 3, 2014

    Two persons were arrested on Thursday in the district when they were allegedly planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar area in Ghaziabad, police said. According to police, the arrested have been identified as Sunny Kumar, a resident of Aligarh and Momeen, a resident of Bulandshahr. "Police got information that...
  • Over 300 passengers looted on Janshatabdi Express heading from Ranchi to Patna July 2, 2014

    Patna: A brazen dacoity took place on board the Janshatabdi express in Jharkhand on Tuesday night. More than 300 passengers were looted on board the Janshatabdi express that was heading to Patna from Ranchi. More than 30 armed dacoits looted of gold worth several lakhs from passengers in the...
  • Italian tourist robbed of passport, cash in Jaipur; probe on July 1, 2014

    An Italian tourist was allegedly robbed of her handbag containing her passport, Rs 10,000 and 300 euros in cash on board a Rajasthan governmentrun bus, police said in Jaipur on Tuesday. The tourist, Sayana Pontogolio, had boarded the bus at Barmer on Sunday night. On Monday morning when she was about...
  • Assets worth Rs 30 lakh looted in Ghaziabad July 1, 2014

    Robbers looted cash, jewellery and other valuables worth over Rs 30 lakh from two houses in Loni village in Ghaziabad, a day after a man was gunned down and Rs.18 lakh looted from him, police said. The robberies took place Monday night in Agraula area of Loni in Ghaziabad district, police...
  • Armed robbers loot Rs 19 lakh from bank June 29, 2014

    Armed robbers looted Rs 19 lakh from a bank at Jalali in Aligarh, police said on Sunday. Six masked men forced their way into a branch of Canara Bank at gunpoint Saturday evening. They looted the cash box and then broke into the strong room, it said. The robbers damaged all...
  • 3 vehicles stolen in Delhi in every hour June 22, 2014

    New Delhi:Delhi seems to have become a haven for auto lifters with three vehicles being stolen every hour in the national capital. According to Delhi Police data, only one mobile handset goes missing during the same period. The data recorded between January 1 and June 20 this year shows that 13,976 vehicles...
  • Robbers assault elderly couple, steal cash and valuables June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A 70yearold retired government teacher and his wife were assaulted and tied up by four unidentified assailants who barged into their residence in North Delhi's Timarpur area and robbed cash and valuables. The incident took place on Thursday afternoon when Shiv Baksh Pandey and his wife Ram Surat Pandey...
  • Robbers attack family on MumbaiPune expressway, beat mother, daughter with metal rods June 17, 2014

    Pune: Highway robbers attacked a family on the MumbaiPune expressway on Tuesday. The mother and daughter were allegedly beaten with metal rods and dragged by their hair. The robbers escaped with items worth Rs 1.25 lakh. The Pune police has said that no arrests have been made yet and the sketches of...
  • Delhi jeweller shot at during robbery bid June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A 49yearold jeweller was shot by two bikeborne assailants on Sunday when he resisted their attempt to snatch his bag containing jewellery and cash, police said. The incident took place at around 3 p.m. in central Delhi's Karol Bagh area. A bullet pierced the left side of Sanjay...
  • Decorated Army personnel found murdered in Delhi June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A decorated Indian Army personnel, who fought in the 1971 war with Pakistan and was awarded for bravery, was found murdered in his New Delhi's West Patel Nagar residence. It is being suspected that a domestic help might have killed him. Police officials suspect that robbery could be the...
  • Police arrests complainant, solves case of alleged robbery June 11, 2014

    The police has cracked a case where cash worth Rs 6 lakh was looted, with the arrest of the complainant, police said. The complainant, Gaurav Sharma (23), who is an agent of the Tata Capital Finance Services Ltd complained to the police that when he was on his way from Vidisha...