Jharkhand Police

  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • DGP gets life threat, told CM will be killed if anti-Naxal operations continue May 29, 2014

    A few persons have been detained for interrogation after Jharkhand Police Rajeev Kumar received a threat SMS, warning him to stop anti-naxal operations or he will be eliminated along with Chief Minister Hemant Soren. "I have received the SMS (stating) 'stop (anti)naxal operation or I kill U and ur CM Hemant...
  • Joint operation with Bengal to track down Maoists involved in Dumka blasts April 25, 2014

    Jharkhand Police suspects that a Maoist squad led by top Naxal leader Prabil Da could be behind the landmine blast in the district that left eight police and poll personnel dead even as it decided to launch a joint operation with West Bengal Police to track down the ultras. "We are...
  • Security stepped up for peaceful polls in Jharkhand: CRPF March 24, 2014

    Security forces are fully geared up to conduct the Lok Sabha polls peacefully, particularly in Maoist-affected districts, in Jharkhand. "The CRPF along with other security agencies is fully geared up to conduct free, fair and fearless elections in the state," Inspector General of Police (CRPF) MV Rao said. "We are prepared to...
  • Police officers wash Lalu's feet, carry his slippers, probe ordered December 19, 2013

    Jharkhand Police on Wednesday ordered a probe into media pictures showing a police officer washing the feet of Lalu Prasad before the RJD chief went inside a temple while another policeman allegedly carried Lalu's slippers, a senior police officer said in Ranchi. "The probe has been ordered by the police headquarters after publication of photographs in newspapers,...
  • CRPF, PLFI activists exchange gunfire in Madhe-Madhukam forest; no casualties reported November 19, 2013

    CRPF and Jharkhand police exchanged gunfire with ultras of People's Liberation Front of India (PLFI) on Monday in Madhe-Madhukam forest in Khunti district, police said. "About 30 rounds were exchanged between Jiden Guria squad of the PLFI and the personnel of the CRPF, the Jharkhand Armed Police and the district police,"...
  • Patna serial blasts: Jharkhand police refuse to speak on NIA probe November 8, 2013

    Jharkhand police are tight-lipped on the ongoing raids and detentions in connection with Patna bomb blasts and the recovery of explosives from a lodge in Ranchi, apparently on the instructions of officials of the National Investigation Agency after they held a meeting in Ranchi. Several senior IPS officers, who on Thursday...
  • Patna blasts: NIA upset over Jharkhand Police publicising Ranchi lodge raid November 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The NIA is reportedly upset over Jharkhand Police publicising the details about the raid at a Ranchi lodge which was carried out in connection with the October 27 serial bomb blasts in Patna. Sources told CNN-IBN on Wednesday that a senior NIA officer told the Jharkhand DGP that...
  • Patna serial blasts: NIA says probe building up on some suspects November 6, 2013

    Amidst reports that security agencies were looking for a girl student from Bokaro in connection with Patna serial blasts, the NIA on Wednesday said a few more suspects are on the radar of the agency. "The investigation is building up on some suspects, but we can't reveal anything at this stage,"...
  • Concerned about Maoists' chemical weapons: Jharkhand Police September 20, 2013

    Jharkhand Police said on Friday it is concerned that Maoists are acquiring the capability to use chemical weapons. "An alert has been sounded in all districts. The police officer leading the operation against the Maoists has been directed to take precautions during operations," Additional Director of Police (Law and Order) SN...
  • Won't tolerate deteriorating law and order in Jharkhand: Hemant Soren to police August 6, 2013

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren Monday said his government would not tolerate the state's deteriorating law and order situation and warned the police that heads would roll if the situation was not brought under control at the earliest. Stringent action would be taken against senior police officials if the law...
  • Jharkhand: Five policemen killed by Maoists April 4, 2013

    Ranchi: Five police personnel were on Thursday killed when Maoist guerrillas attacked them near Chenpur bus stand in Gumla district during a 'protest week' being observed by the red rebels. Deputy Inspector General of Police Sheetal Oraon said the policemen were on patrol duty when a group of Maoists fired indiscriminately...
  • Jharkhand: Ten Maoists killed in encounter with rival faction March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Ten alleged Maoists have been killed in an encounter between rival Maoist factions in Chatra in Jharkhand, local police said. CRPF claims key Maoist Arvind's right hand man Lalesh was among those killed in the encounter at Chatra. Arvind was the alleged mastermind who surgically inserted bombs inside...
  • Watch: Police thrash man for driving through no-entry zone March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: In a case of police brutality, policemen in Bokaro, Jharkhand, beat up a man on Monday after he allegedly drove his bike through a no-entry zone. Police officers pulled the man from his bike, surrounded him and beat him in the middle of the road. Police authorities say the matter...
  • Are forces prepared to take on inhuman Naxal tactics? January 10, 2013

    Ranchi: It was Naxal brutality at its worst in Jharkhand as they allegedly surgically inserted an explosive device inside the body of a slain CRPF jawan in Latehar. Reacting to the act of the Naxals, the police said that it was a new Naxal tactic. As many as 10 CRPF men...
  • Jharkhand: US Army rifle found with 2 men September 1, 2012

    Ranchi: The seizure of a US-made assault rifle from two men in a jungle bordering Bihar in Jharkhand has created a flutter in the state with the police saying they would investigate if a network of suppliers of foreign-made weapons were reaching out to Maoists. The police have confiscated the M16...
  • Jharkhand: Maoist held, US-made weapon seized August 29, 2012

    Hazaribagh: The head of the CPI(Maoist) 'armoury' section and an arms supplier were on Wednesday arrested when foreign-made sophisticated weapons were about to change hands, police said. Anil Yadav, the head of the 'armoury' in Bihar and Jharkhand, and arms supplier Prafulla Malakar were arrested form Silodar forests on the border...
  • Jharkhand: 13 killed in Naxal-CRPF encounter April 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Thirteen people were killed in an encounter between CRPF, police and Naxals in Barwadih in Jharkhand. reports said 10 of those killed were Naxals. Two policemen were injured in the encounter. The gun battle began around 11.30 am and is still on at the spot which falls under Barwadih police...
  • J'khand: 2 cops suspended for slapping legislator March 30, 2012

    Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced suspension of two policemen accused of slapping a BJP legislator on Thursday. Uma Shankar Akela of BJP and Janardan Paswan a legislator of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) raised the issue in post lunch session of the Assembly. "We were going to Birsa roundabout to join...
  • Nun murder case: Police protecting real killers? November 21, 2011

    Ranchi: Seven days have passed since Sister Valsa Jhon, a Nun from Kerala who was part of a group campaigning against the coal mafia, was gunned down by a group of unidentified men in Pakur, Jharkhand. Though the police on Monday arrested seven suspects, but they are still not sure...
  • Nun killed by her supporters: Jharkhand police November 21, 2011

    New Delhi: In a new twist in the Sister Valsa murder case, the Jharkhand Police have said the nun was killed by members of her own organisation, the Rajmahal Pahar Bachao Andolan, the banner under which she had taken on mining companies earlier. Seven suspects have been taken into custody. The...
  • Security forces gun down 10 Naxals in Jharkhand June 14, 2010

    Ranchi: Security forces on Monday killed 10 suspected Naxals during the encounter near Kundli village in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. One Central Reserve Police Force personnel, Himmat Singh, was killed and six others injured in the gunbattle with the Maoists and a huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered. The...
  • Journo Nirupama's boyfriend charged with rape May 7, 2010

    Koderma/New Delhi: Jharkhand Police on Friday charged dead journalist Nirupama Pathak's boyfriend Priyabhanshu Ranjan with rape, abetment to suicide and criminal intimidation. Priyabhanshu was charged after Nirupama's family approached the court asking for a case to be filed against him. Nirupama's family had moved two applications before the Koderma court. The...
  • Maoists behead police officer, warn govt October 6, 2009

    Ranchi: Maoists have beheaded Jharkhand Police officer Francis Induwar, who they had abducted a week ago to force the release of three rebel leaders. Induwar, who worked as an intelligence official in the Special Branch, was found dead on the Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway on Tuesday morning. The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist)...