Pickpockets

  • Rise in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said a spurt of more than 450 per cent has been registered in cases of pickpocketing in Delhi Metro trains in 2013 as compared to previous years. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Mullappally Ramachandran informed the Rajya Sabha that 653 cases...
  • Watch a master pickpocket reveal the tricks of his trade November 11, 2013

    Professional pickpocket Apollo Robbins demonstrates some of his techniques on writer Adam Green. In magic circles, Robbins is regarded as a kind of legend. Psychiatrists, neuroscientists, and the military study his methods for what they reveal about the nature of human attention, says a New Yorker story profiling his spectacular...
  • Mumbai: Accused allegedly commits suicide in police custody March 18, 2013

    Mumbai: Two police constables were suspended after a person held in a pick-pocketing case allegedly committed suicide at a police lock-up at Chembur. Naushad Mohammed Hussain Khan (45), a resident of suburban Kurla, who had many cases of pick-pocketing registered against him, was taken for enquiry in connection with a...
  • Malayalam actor Mammooty resets his future plans May 18, 2012

    As his last seven films have failed to keep the Box Office happy, Megastar Mammootty is on the plan to set things right. As a right initiative, he has decided not to compromise on scripts and has asked the directors of his new projects to make the necessary changes. While...
  • Cops charge 3-month-old with theft October 28, 2006

    Patna: The Bihar Police, which have slapped charges of assault, molestation and pick-pocketing on a number of minor children in recent months, have booked a three-month-old boy for looting a bus. The child, Praveen Kumar of Nehalpur village, has been named one of the accused in the bus loot case registered...