CRIME BRANCH

  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan receives threat email, Cyber Crime Investigation Cell launches probe 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has received a threat message on his email ID. According to Mumbai Police sources, the email was sent from a Gmail id. RBI officials have alerted the office of the Joint Commissioner, Crime Branch. The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has launched a probe...
  • Fabindia MD, CEO didn't reply to summons in alleged voyeurism case: Goa Crime Branch sources April 7, 2015

    Panaji: Fabindia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer did not reply even after summons were sent to them and nine others in a case filed against the company for putting up a CCTV camera overlooking the trial room at its Candolim outlet, Goa Crime Branch sources said on Tuesday. The...
  • Man wanted in UK for rape, attempt to murder arrested by Delhi Police April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice and was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland in 2012, was arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police in New Delhi. The accused, identified as Raminder Singh, was...
  • Crime branch team inspects FabIndia outlet in Goa April 4, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Police Crime Branch team on Saturday inspected the FabIndia outlet in Candolim where Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room. Police officials took fingerprints and the person who set up the CCTV system was also present during the inspection. The Crime...
  • Four held for running flesh trade racket in Maharashtra February 14, 2015

    Maharashtra: Police busted a prostitution racket after conducting raids at various places in Arni town in the district and arrested four persons, an official said on Saturday. The sleuths of crime branch conducted raids last evening and took 20 sex workers into custody but later released them on bail. According to...
  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind arrested January 18, 2015

    A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah with an active call centre with 17...
  • Fake PMO website busted by Delhi Police, mastermind Sudipta Chatterjee arrested January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: A fake website of the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) named 'Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna' has been busted by Delhi Crime Branch on Sunday. The website was offering loans to entrepreneurs after initial deposit of a few lakhs and was being run from Howrah in West Bengal with an active...
  • Bengaluru youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle sent to five-day police custody December 14, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police was on Sunday granted five days custody of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, after he confessed to operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account with over 17,000 followers. Biswas was arrested on Saturday from his home in the IT city. He has been accused of waging a...
  • Pune: Mumbai Police arrests 3 Chhota Shakeel's gang members plotting to kill BJP leader's relative October 23, 2014

    Pune: Mumbai Police Crime Branch on Thursday arrested three people from Chhota Shakeel's gang who had plotted to kill a BJP leader's relative in Pune. Two of the accused are shooters from the Chhota Shakeel gang named Hussein Shaikh and Ganesh Bilare and the third accused Amin Shaikh is an ex...
  • Constable recruitment paper leak case solved: Delhi Police September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Crime Branch on Tuesday claimed to have cracked the Delhi Police Constable Recruitment examination paper leak case in May this year, with the arrest of 27 people from four states. The four month long investigation also revealed that the question paper, which was circulated among 'clients' through WhatsApp,...
  • Mumbai: MCOCA against four men who conspired to kill journalist September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The crime branch of Mumbai police has invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against four men, arrested for plotting to kill a Mumbaibased journalist, an officer said on Monday. The court has remanded them in the police custody till September 25. On September 6, police arrested Madanchand...
  • Delhi: Admission racket busted after arrest of three persons August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: With the arrest of three persons, Crime Branch of Delhi Police has busted a racket which used to get students admitted to a prestigious college of Delhi University on the basis of forged documents. The three racketeers, who have been arrested in this connection include a student of...
  • Mumbai: Crime Branch, ATCs on alert for Ramzan July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has sent a letter to all the Crime Branch and AntiTerrorism Cells asking them to be on alert in view of the ongoing Ramzan. Sources say this letter was sent even before the Pune blasts of last week. The letter also has a mention of...
  • Mechanism should be evolved to prevent custodial deaths: Bombay HC June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A mechanism should be evolved to ensure that police do not use "excessive steps or force" during interrogations, the Bombay High Court said on Friday. "While the police were within their rights to interrogate the accused, a mechanism should be evolved to ensure that they do not use excessive...
  • Bombay High Court orders FIR against 9 cops in custodial death case June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Observing that prima facie it was a serious crime, the Bombay High Court asked Mumbai crime branch on Tuesday, to probe and file an FIR against nine policemen for their alleged roles in the custodial death of a youth and sexual abuse of three others held in a robbery...
  • 25 North Indian students arrested at Bangalore airport for impersonation May 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Twenty five students from North Indian states have been arrested at Bangalore international airport for impersonation. According to airport police these students were in Bangalore to write the entrance exams for medical and engineering conducted by the COMEDK. Out of total 25 students 12 are from Bihar, 8 are...
  • FIR registered over hacking of Amrita Rai's email account May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday registered an FIR on a complaint filed by TV anchor Amrita Rai alleging hacking of her email account and posting of malicious content on social media with an intention to outrage her modesty. "We have received a complaint from Amrita Rai in which she has...
  • 68 child labourers from Bihar, Nepal rescued April 29, 2014

    City police have rescued 68 child labourers from Bihar and Nepal who were forcibly employed at bag making units near Bangalore and arrested seven persons in connection with the case. Raids were conducted at four places along with an NGO called Justice amp;amp; Care, on Monday after receiving a compliant that...
  • Police arrest dacoit carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh April 23, 2014

    A dacoit carrying a reward of Rs 5.10 lakh on his head was arrested by Gujarat police along with three of his associates from Shivpuri town in Morena, police said on Wednesday. The dacoit, identified as Manish Gusain, and his three associates, Gaurav Tomar, Pushpendra Singh and Vinay were arrested last...
  • Gulbarg fund embezzlement case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 4 March 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed till April 4 the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir, in connection with the alleged fund embezzlement case involving the riot-ravaged Gulbarg Society. Justice Anant Dave sent a notice to...
  • Delhi Police on the toes to ensure free, fair polls March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is on an overdrive these days as it prepares for a peaceful Lok Sabha polls which are slated for April 10. Senior police officials are regularly holding meetings to assess the security needs ahead of elections. A coordination meeting with police chiefs of neighbouring states is slated...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today March 4, 2014

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is expected...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect arrested, sent to police custody till March 15 March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. Mumbai CP...
  • MP border districts supplying weapons to Delhi-NCR gangs February 23, 2014

    After Munger in Bihar, various border districts of Madhya Pradesh have emerged as a major source of sophisticated country-made weapons for dreaded gangs in Delhi and NCR. In the last couple of months, the Special Cell and Crime Branch of Delhi Police have busted several gangs which were smuggling illegal weapons...
  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized February 15, 2014

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five countrymade pistols and two live cartridges...
  • Goa building collapse: Two senior government officials arrested February 12, 2014

    Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector (North) Dipak Desai and Deputy Collector (Bicholim) Pradip Naik were placed under arrest by the crime branch, which had been questioning them for...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police suspect case of a love affair gone awry February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, the police have now claimed that the suspect is a close friend of the victim. The police have also said that it could be a case of a love affair gone awry. Earlier on...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect detained in Hyderabad February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: In what could be a possible breakthrough in the murder of a 23yearold software engineer, one suspect has been detained in Hyderabad, the woman's hometown. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the arrested man is the same person who was seen wearing a white shirt in the CCTV footage...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23yearold software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her company,...