PUNE POLICE

  • Pune: 253 arrested in connection with techie's murder, 73 cases filed June 6, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the case of hate crime continues. Pune Police has arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on the social media. So far 73 cases have been filed. Police is still on the look out for 4 more people involved in...
  • Police serve liquor to Sanjay Dutt inside Yerwada jail, alleges BJP December 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council Vinod Tawde on Saturday alleged that jailed actor Sanjay Dutt was served liquor inside the jail by the policemen. Sanjay Dutt was lodged in Yerwada jail, Pune, in the 1993 boms blasts case. The actor is currently out on a 30day...
  • Narendra Dabholkar death: Pune police releases sketch of 2nd suspect September 2, 2013

    Pune: Pune police on Monday released the sketch of the second suspect in Pune rationalist Dr Narendra Dabholkar's murder case. Sources told that the perpetrators can be seen in the CCTV footage collected from seven locations. The ballistics report is also expected on Monday. Earlier, a Sanatan Sanstha worker was picked...
  • Narendra Dabholkar murder: Pune police takes Sanatan worker into custody August 29, 2013

    A Sanatan Sanstha worker was picked from Goa by Pune police, as part of its probe into the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar. Sandip Shinde (31), a Sanatan 'Sadhak' was taken into custody on Wednesday night by a team of Pune police which descended at the ashram in Ramnathi village...
  • Pune: Sixyearold girl raped on New Year's day January 1, 2013

    Pune: Amid the outrage over the recent gangrape in the national capital and calls for enhanced safety and security of women, in a shocking crime in Maharashtra, a minor was allegedly raped on the New Year's day in Hadapsar in Pune. Following the incident, the Pune police registered a case against...
  • Teen accused of killing kid sent to police custody September 25, 2012

    Pune: The prime accused in the kidnap and murder case of Pune boy Shubh Rawal has been sent to police custody till October 1. The accused, 19yearold Parminder Singh, is a hotel management student. In the gruesome incident, the fiveyearold victim was kidnapped and strangled to death after being held for...
  • Juhi Prasad murder: Father to move Bombay HC September 10, 2012

    Pune: The father of murder victim Juhi Prasad has decided to approach the Bombay High Court after calling the Pune Police Crime Branch's investigations into the case "tardy and lopsided". AN Prasad, who is a Patnabased advocate, said that the Crime Branch was trying to protect his daughter's boyfriend, Nimesh Sinha,...
  • Pune: Underage drinking party busted August 27, 2012

    Pune: After receiving several complaints from parents of teenagers about their children attending parties where alcoholic drinks flow freely, the Social Security Cell of the police on Saturday night busted a booze binge at a wellknown lounge in Koregaon Park and found 700 to 800 underage partygoers. The police said...
  • Pune: 9 arrested for assault on NE students August 14, 2012

    Pune: Nine people were arrested on Tuesday in Pune for allegedly assaulting some North Eastern students in the city over the past week. Reports said that students and working professionals from the North East were scared to venture out of their homes and had appealed to the police to provide the...
  • Pune blasts: Prithviraj Chavan meets probe team August 4, 2012

    Pune: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday met the investigators probing into the Pune blasts. He said all the material collected from the blast sites has been sent for forensic testing and all CCTV footages are being examined. Chavan said he has also discussed about the maintenance of the CCTV...
  • Pune blasts: CCTVs nonfunctional, finds police August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Investigations into the Pune blasts hit their first hurdle on Thursday as the police found that the CCTV cameras at two of the blast sites were not working. The CCTV cameras at the Dena Bank and the Mc Donald's restaurant were found to be nonfunctional. Before the German Bakery blasts...
  • Have zerotolerance towards terror: Modi to Centre August 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed the Central Government for failing to prevent Wednesday's serial bomb blasts in Pune and said that there should be zerotolerance towards terror. "This is not an issue of how much or how little damage was done. The terrorists are sending us a...
  • Pune blasts: Got bags at IAC site, says suspect August 2, 2012

    Pune: Two of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that did not explode in Pune have been sent for forensic examination, Home Secretary RK Singh said on Thursday. He added, "Investigations are still in the preliminary stage. The initial investigation is being done by the NSG postblast team." The NIA and the...
  • Pune: Cops ask 15yrold to go back to husband June 29, 2012

    Pune: Officials of the Dehu Road police station have come under heavy criticism for allegedly turning down a 15yearolds plea to register a complaint of domestic violence against her husband and inlaws. In addition, they allegedly asked the girl to go back to her husbands home, and gave her Rs...
  • German Bakery blast accused killed in jail: police June 8, 2012

    Pune: The Pune police have claimed that the German bakery blast accused has been killed in the Yerawada jail. The police said that Mohammed Siddique was strangled to death after a brawl inside the jail. Siddique had been arrested by the Delhi Police in 2011 in connection with various blasts....
  • Pune policeman caught 'stealing' motorbike April 4, 2012

    Pune: A policeman has been caught on camera allegedly stealing a motorbike from a residential society compound in Pune. The bike owner, Avinash Deshmukh, filed a police complaint after finding his twowheeler missing on Tuesday morning. He also decided to have a look at the footage of the CCTV camera...
  • Pune teen murder: Parents seek strict punishment April 3, 2012

    Pune: The parents of Shubham Shirke, who was abducted and murdered here allegedly by three of his friends for ransom, have demanded justice for their son and stringent punishment for the killers. "My son was innocent and friendly with everybody. The suspects tortured him before strangulating him to death for no...
  • Clash between army officers, cops; probe ordered February 1, 2012

    Pune: A clash broke out between army officers from the College of Military Engineering and traffic policemen in Pune on Tuesday night. According to the police, constables were roughed up and civilians and media personnel were also assaulted. The army also ordered an inquiry into the incident. The clashes broke out reportedly...
  • Army jawans allegedly assault policemen in Pune January 31, 2012

    Pune: Tension prevailed in a central area of the city on Tuesday evening as a group of army jawans clashed with police following an altercation over traffic violation. According to the police, the trouble started when a jawan attached to the College of Military Engineering (CME), riding a motorbike, was stopped...
  • Pune driver who killed 9 sent to mental hospital January 28, 2012

    Pune: The bus driver who had killed nine people and injured 27 in Pune on Wednesday morning was on Saturday sent to the Yerawada mental hospital till February 1. A local court had directed the police to send the driver, Santosh Mane, to the mental hospital for observation. The bus driver ran...
  • Terror victims: list of people killed in Pune blast February 14, 2010

    Pune: Nine people, including two foreigners, were killed in Saturday night's bomb blast at a bakery in Pune. The names of the victims announced on Sunday evening by Pune Police Commissioner Satyapal Singh are: Dead: P Sundari, 22, of Bangalore Anik, 24 and Anandi Dar, 19, brothersister from Kolkata, Vinita Gadani, 22, of...
  • Pune cops turn moral police as VDay nears February 3, 2010

    Pune: Pune police have warned youngsters not to indulge in any overt Valentine's Day celebrations in the city. Police have imposed prohibitory orders, under Section 144 till February 15, which prohibits assembly of five or more persons or holding of public meetings. Police say that prohibitory orders have been issued to prevent...
  • CJ Impact: Authorities react to land encroachment July 7, 2009

    Deepak Mankar the man who allegedly grabbed the ancestral house of Yashwant Natu has been sent to police custody after the report was aired on CNNIBN's Citizen Journalist Show....
  • Watch: Porn party busted in Pune, govt officials arrested August 27, 2008

    Pune: Twentytwo Customs and Exercise officials together with 11 bar girls were arrested by the Pune Police from a bungalow in Khandala. Police say that they all were participating in a porn party. All of them were charged with committing obscenity under Section 192 of the Indian Penal Court (IPC)....