Arrests

  • Couple, 2 tantriks arrested for sacrificing a four-year-old boy 15 hours 5 minutes ago

    In a case of human sacrifice, a four-year-old child was allegedly killed by a couple, with the support of two tantriks, to ensure the well-being of their ailing son in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa district, police said on Thursday. "Four persons, including the couple and two 'baigas' (witch doctors) were arrested on Thursday for...
  • Explosives seized, five arrested 15 hours 26 minutes ago

    A large quantity of explosives was seized by the police following a raid conducted in Keshwari Barwadih village under Saraiya police station of the Maoist-affected Giridih district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police, Kanti Kumar told reporters that a police team seized 520 pieces of gelatin sticks during the raid and arrested...
  • Did police botch up its probe into the Bangalore school rape? 2 days ago

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday two gym instructors in the rape case of a six-year-old student in the school premises. The police has ruled out the involvement of the skating instructor Mustafa. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes views over the issue. ...
  • Bangalore: Police say school girl was gangraped, arrest 2 gym instructors 2 days ago

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." The police has ruled out the involvement of the...
  • Delhi: AAP activists arrested for defacing public property 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Four Aam Aadmi Party activists, who were pasting posters for an upcoming party rally in New Delhi, were arrested on Monday on the charge of defacing public property, a police officer said. The activists, all aged between 20-30 years, were booked under various sections of the Delhi Prevention of...
  • Inter-state robbers gang busted, 3 arrested 4 days ago

    Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of robbers with the arrest of three persons from Alwar and recovery of stolen bike, sarees, sewing machine, 15 mobile handsets and laptop from them. According to a Police Headquarters' release here, the accused were identified as Islam alias Titu, Aslam,...
  • Two detained with Rs 31 lakh Nepalese currency 4 days ago

    The Bihar police on Sunday detained two persons carrying Rs 31 lakh in Nepalese currency at the Ghodasahan Bazar in East Champaran district. Ghodasahan Station House Officer (SHO) Lalit Kumar said the two persons have been identified as Upendra Jaiswal and Vijay Kushwaha, who are residents of Gaur in Rautahat district...
  • All 6 accused arrested in Mathura gangrape case July 22, 2014

    All six accused in the alleged gangrape of an 18-year-old girl in Pingari village were arrested on Monday, police said. While five were arrested in the day near Kurkanda village crossing under Farah police station when they were attempting to flee the village, the sixth accused was nabbed late in the...
  • Vyapam scam: Suspended police officer carrying a reward of Rs 10,000 arrested July 21, 2014

    A suspended police inspector, wanted in connection with the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam, has been arrested by the Special Task Force. Inspector Ajay Singh Pawar was arrested on Saturday at around midnight from the Indrapuri locality of the city, an STF official said here on Monday. Following a tip-off,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks arrest warrant against Delhi police constable July 16, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has moved a local court seeking issuance of an arrest warrant against a Delhi Police constable, accused in an arson and loot case here. During investigation, Delhi Police constable Anuj Kumar was allegedly found involved in the riots case at Bahawdi village...
  • Maharashtra government to pay Rs.50,000 to girls arrested over FB row on Bal Thackeray's death July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs 50,000 each to the two girls who were arrested over a Facebook post after the death of Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray, saying their detention was "illegal". According to a statement released on Tuesday, the Commission...
  • Man arrested for making hoax bomb threat call July 13, 2014

    A 19-year-old youth was arrested in Indore on July13 for allegedly making a hoax call to police a week ago about a bomb being planted in Jodhpur-bound Ranthambor Express. The youth, Jitendra Johri, had called up Police Control Room on July 7 by identifying himself as Parabhakar and told them that...
  • Another blackbuck killed, one smuggler arrested July 12, 2014

    Suspected smugglers have killed another blackbuck in Bihar's Buxar district, forest officials said on Saturday. It is the second incident within a month when a blackbuck was found dead in Buxar, about 125 km from here. "We have found the body of a blackbuck near Rasen village Friday," said Sashibhusan Jha, a...
  • 37 Tamil fishermen set free by Sri Lankan court July 11, 2014

    Rameswaram (TN): Thirty-seven fishermen from the island, arrested in two batches by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing near Katchateevu recently, were on Friday ordered to be released by a court in the neighbouring country. Mannar court magistrate Aanandhi Kanagarathinam ordered the release of the fishermen, Pamban Fishermen Association president U Arulanandam...
  • RPSC cancels RAS-Pre exam held in October, to be re-conducted soon July 11, 2014

    Rajasthan Public Service Commission on Thursday cancelled RAS-Pre examination held in October last year after Special Operation Group burst a gang which had leaked the paper. The decision was taken in a full commission meeting, RPSC Secretary Naresh Kumar Thakral said. The exam will now be re-conducted in two months and the...
  • Senior Naxal cadre arrested during joint search operation in Kanker July 7, 2014

    A senior Naxal cadre was arrested during a joint search operation in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Kanker district, police said on Monday. Santlal Mandavi (35) alias Shantilal was nabbed from Keshokodi village forests under Koyalibeda police station limits late last night, Kanker Superintendent of Police RN Dash said. A joint squad of BSF (Border...
  • Three teens, two minors held with ganja July 5, 2014

    Panaji: Three teenaged boys were arrested and two minor boys detained in Panaji for consuming ganja and possessing 0.6 gms of the drug. Police said these five were smoking using a plastic bottle for a homemade, improvised "hukkah" when they were nabbed by the police on Friday. Those arrested have been identified...
  • Moradabad: BJP supporters pelt stones at police July 4, 2014

    Moradabad: Clashes broke out between the supporters of Bharatiya Janata Party and police in Moradabad after the detention of MPs Sangeet Som, Satyapal Singh and Nepal Singh. Moradabad DM suffered injuries as BJP supporters pelted stones at policemen, who had to resort to lathi-charge to control the mob. Tear gas shells...
  • Three men arrested with fake currency notes having face value of Rs 1 lakh July 3, 2014

    Three men have been arrested with counterfeit currency notes which have a face value of Rs 1 lakh, in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Thursday. A motorcycle was also seized from the accused-- Kamalu, Mufeed and Bhanwar Singh-- after their arrest from near Bhonri village during a raid...
  • Four Maoists arrested, two cadres surrender in Bastar July 3, 2014

    Four Maoists, including a 'commander' rank cadre, were arrested while two other Maoists, carrying a reward on their heads surrendered in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh on Thursday, the police said. A hardcore Maoist was apprehended while he was trying to flee into the forests under Bayanar police station limits...
  • One poacher killed, two arrested in Assam July 2, 2014

    Kaziranga: One poacher was killed and two others were arrested on Wednesday from different places in the state. According to Kaziranga National Park DFO Seal Sarma, forest guards and police killed a poacher in an encounter and recovered a modified AK-47 rifle and 16 rounds of live cartridges from Gotonga...
  • Eight Maoists with rewards on their heads arrested in Bastar July 1, 2014

    Eight Maoists, five of them carrying reward on their heads, were arrested from separate places in the insurgency-hit Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, the police said in Raipur on Tuesday. Six Maoist cadres, including a woman, were held from the Bangapal police station limits of Bijapur district during a search operation, Bijapur...
  • Kolkata: CBI arrests two Income Tax officers in bribery case June 30, 2014

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday arrested two senior Income Tax officers from Kolkata in a bribery case. Those in arrest include Joint Commissioner I-T, an I-T officer and a Chartered Accountant. CBI sleuths have also seized Rs 3 lakh from their possession. The CA had allegedly taken a...
  • One arrested in building collapse case in North Delhi June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: One person was on Sunday arrested in connection with the collapse of a four-storeyed building in Inderlok in north Delhi which left ten people dead, police said. The accused Mohammad Javed, (45), contractor of the adjacent building, was arrested after a case of causing death by negligence was...
  • Three including an engineering student arrested while planning to commit dacoity June 28, 2014

    Three persons including an engineering student were arrested on Saturday while planning to commit dacoity, a senior police officer said. Acting on a tipoff that some criminals were planning a dacoity in the house of a transporter in Kadma police station area, a special police team made a raid and arrested...
  • Three Naxals, one carrying a cash reward arrested in Kondagaon June 28, 2014

    Three Naxals, one of them carrying a cash reward on his head, were arrested on Saturday from separate places in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district. The ultras, identified as Ramnath (32), Kangalu (30) and Chamlu (35), were arrested from Mardapal and Bayanar police station limits, with arms and explosives recovered from them, Superintendent...
  • 'Do you know who I am?' LaBeouf to policeman when arrested him June 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Shia LaBeouf started spitting at a police officer and yelling 'Do you know who I am?' when he was arrested for disrupting a Broadway production. The 28-year-old actor has been formally charged with one count of criminal trespass in the third degree, one count of trespass, two counts...
  • Actor Shia LaBeouf 'not famous', but still in headlines June 28, 2014

    New York: Who can forget the time he put a paper bag on his head that read "I AM NOT FAMOUS ANYMORE"? Or when he was forced to apologize for plagiarizing parts of his short film? He then promised to retire from public life. Now, he's been escorted from a Broadway...
  • MPPEB scam: Arrest warrants issued against seven June 27, 2014

    Arrest warrants have been issued against two Bihar-based impersonators in police constable recruitment exam case and five others, including a parent in forest guard recruitment exam case by a competent court, a Special Task Force release said on Friday. In the police recruitment exam case, arrest warrants were issued against impersonators...
  • Shia LaBeouf arrested at New York performance of 'Cabaret': police June 27, 2014

    Actor Shia LaBeouf, who starred in the "Transformers" movies and the play "Nymphomaniac," was arrested inside New York's Studio 54 during a performance of "Cabaret," police said. The actor was charged with criminal conduct and disorderly conduct and taken into custody, NYPD detective Brian Sessa said. LaBeouf was escorted out of the...