Police Custody

  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said. Meanwhile, his sonKundan Verma,...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Justin Bieber police video may be released, minus genitalia: Judge 05-03-2014 11:55 AM

    A judge on Tuesday ruled that video images of a partially-clad Justin Bieber while the pop singer was in police custody in Florida can be released, but only after blocking out his genitals. The video clips included Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test following his arrest by...
  • Jailed Congress leader Dileep Verma joins Samajwadi Party 15-02-2014 07:41 AM

    A jailed former MLA and Congress leader on Friday joined Samajwadi Party in police custody. Dileep Verma, who is undergoing treatment at the district hospital and was shifted there from the jail, joined the ruling SP in front of local party office-bearers and media. Speaking to reporters, Verma praised SP...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Two accused sent to 3-day police custody 16-01-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today remanded two men arrested in connection with the Danish woman gangrape case to three-day police custody. The two men were arrested on Wednesday evening, a day after the incident happened in the Paharganj area in the heart of Delhi. The police had earlier said...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14-day judicial custody 19-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Thursday in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar sent Sai to judicial custody till January 2 after his remand, which was...
  • Court extends police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai by a day 19-12-2013 07:58 AM

    A local court on Wednesday extended for a day the police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai in a rape case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar extended Sai's police custody for 24 hours, as the police said he has to be grilled in connection with the bribe offered by his...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh sent to police custody in fresh case of cheating 14-12-2013 06:19 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, was sent to six days police custody on Saturday in a fresh case of cheating by a local court. The Barrackpore subdivisional 5th court of Parag Neogi remanded Ghosh in six...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah in police custody till December 20 10-12-2013 03:53 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar on Tuesday were remanded in custody of Delhi Police till December 20 by a court in connection with a September 13, 2008 serial blasts case in Delhi. Bhatkal and Akhtar were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash after...
  • Boy accused of kidnapping commits suicide in custody; 5 policemen suspended 10-12-2013 10:42 AM

    A youth, arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 16-year-old girl, reportedly committed suicide in police custody on Monday. Five policemen, including the police station in-charge, have been suspended by the SSP over the incident and case has also been lodged against them on the complaint of the deceased's mother. The SSP...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh remanded to police custody 24-11-2013 03:57 PM

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Sunday was remanded to five days police custody by Bidannagar court in the Saradha chit fund scam. Ghosh was arrested on Saturday and is accused of being a part of the conspiracy with Saradha group chairman Sudipto Sen. The police claimed that...
  • Sexual assault case: Narayan Sai's aide Dharmesh gets police custody till October 24 21-10-2013 08:39 AM

    A local court on Sunday remanded an aide of controversial godman Asaram's fugitive son Narayan Sai in four-day police custody in connection with sexual assault case lodged against the father-son duo. The police on Sunday produced Dharmendra Pariyar, alias Dharmesh, arrested from Delhi on Friday, before an additional senior civil...
  • How can a terrorist escape from a court in Mumbai? 20-09-2013 11:41 PM

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. Meanwhile, the government has supended two policemen after Usmani...
  • Mumbai police left red-faced as IM terrorist Usmani escapes from court 20-09-2013 10:16 PM

    Mumbai: In an huge security lapse by the Mumbai police, Indian Mujahideen operative and Ahmedabad blasts case accused Afzal Usmani escaped from the police custody on Friday. The Indian Mujahideen operative reportedly ran and escaped from a corridor outside the MCOCA court while he was being produced in the court...
  • Indian doctor taken into custody by Immigration Dept in Australia 09-09-2013 12:29 PM

    An Indian-origin doctor, who had served 18 months in jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting one of his patients in Australia, has been taken into custody by the Immigration Department. Suhail Durani, 36, who had his permanent residency revoked four months ago after serving the jail term has been...
  • Youth found dead in police custody 08-09-2013 03:40 PM

    Badaun: A youth on Sunday died after allegedly being tortured in police custody in Hazratpur Police Station here, prompting authorities to order a magisterial inquiry. The body of Pravesh Kumar (26), who was picked by police Saturday for questioning in connection with his younger brother eloping with a girl, was...
  • Sexual assault case: Jodhpur police will seek to extend Asaram's custody, say sources 01-09-2013 10:49 PM

    It's been close to 24 hours since Asaram, the self-styled godman was arrested late last night for sexually assaulting a minor girl. Jodhpur police have been given one day custody of Asaram and sources said police will seek to extend his custody. The police are not ruling out more arrests...
  • SP MLA arrested in Goa dance bar raid complains of 'chest pain', admitted to hospital 31-08-2013 09:20 AM

    Uttar Pradesh Samajwadi Party MLA Mahendra Singh, who was arrested from a dance bar in Goa during an anti-prostitution raid, has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of "chest pain". Panaji police inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai told PTI that Mahendra Singh, who was in police custody till September 2,...
  • Action director Tinnu Verma in police custody 30-08-2013 10:42 AM

    Mumbai: Bollywood action director Tinnu Verma, who was absconding after allegedly attacking his step-brother Manohar, is now in police custody, police officials here confirmed Thursday. When contacted by IANS, an official at Kurar Police Station in Malad East, where the case against Tinnu was registered, said: "Yes, Tinnu was arrested...
  • Undertrial who escaped custody nabbed at Mathura railway station 14-08-2013 09:46 AM

    An undertrial, who had escaped from police custody when he was being taken to a court hearing, was nabbed at Mathura Jn station on Tuesday, police said. Rajveer alias Vijai Yadav, was booked on July 3 on charges of theft, managed to give a slip to two constables-- Hakim Singh...
  • Youth dies in police custody, family claims foul play 04-08-2013 01:04 AM

    A 24-year-old youth has died in police custody in Amritsar and was cremated immediately, with his family alleging that "excessive torture" lead to his death. Satinderpal Singh, who was taken into custody on August 1 by the police officials after he failed to produce registration book of the motorbike he...
  • A person behind bars will not be allowed to contest polls, rules SC 11-07-2013 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: More details of the Supreme Court verdict that disqualifies convicted MPs and MLAs are out now. The court has ruled that any person in the custody of police will be temporarily barred from contesting elections. The court has ruled that a person can't contest elections if he or...
  • Bollywood gets pulled into spot-fixing probe 21-05-2013 09:24 PM

    New Delhi: Exposing the Bollywood connection in the IPL spot-fixing scandal, police on Tuesday arrested actor Vindoo Dara Singh for his alleged links with the betting mafia even as three players and seven bookies, accused of spot-fixing, were sent to five-day police custody. A hawala operator Aplesh Patel was also...
  • Spot-fixing: Players, bookies sent to police custody 21-05-2013 07:00 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded three players accused of spot-fixing in IPL to five-day police custody. Apart from the former Rajasthan Players Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, seven bookies were also sent to the police custody for the same time period. Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan were...
  • Parl panel for single regulator to monitor chit fund schemes 17-05-2013 07:40 PM

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of recent chit fund controversy in West Bengal, a Parliamentary committee on Friday slammed such schemes with demands for putting in place a single regulator to oversee their functioning or scrapping them altogether. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance closely scrutinised the functioning of such...
  • WB chit fund scam: Sudipta Sen, 2 aides sent to 9-day police custody 09-05-2013 04:46 PM

    Kolkata: Chit fund company Saradha group's chief Sudipta Sen was on Thursday sent to 9-day police custody, along with two of his close aides - Debjani Mukherjee and Arvind Singh Chouhan. The Bidhan Nagar police had sought a 14-day extension of their custody. The Saradha group allegedly duped lakhs of...
  • Six IM operatives sent to 10-day police custody 05-12-2011 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday remanded six suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives allegedly involved in various blasts across India in police custody for 10 days. Officials of the special cell of the Delhi Police on November 30 arrested the six alleged terrorists from Delhi, Bihar and Chennai and recovered...