Racket

  • CBI busts medical racket selling MCI licence to Chinese degree holders 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday busted a major medical racket, arresting eight people, including seven doctors. According to the CBI, the illegal network headed by kingpin Jatin Jogadia gave Medical Council of India (MCI) certificates to students who got their medical degrees from China. The certificates, that allow doctors...
  • Somnath Bharti uses Ugandan women's FIR to target critics 04-02-2014 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti who has been under severe attack for his infamous raid at Khirki Extension must have breathed a sigh of relief on Monday after three Ugandan women registered a police complaint seeking protection from sex traffickers. Reacting for the first time to the latest...
  • Fake marksheet racket busted in Indore, two arrested 24-01-2014 12:35 AM

    Two persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly preparing and selling fake marksheets. Acting on a tip-off, Crime Branch sleuths arrested Aftab Hussain (32) and Mohammad Athar Khan (40) from a flat in Kanadia Road in Indore, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Dilip Soni told reporters. The duo was engaged...
  • FIR filed against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal 23-01-2014 08:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has filed an FIR against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for violating Section 144 during his two-day-long protest outside Rail Bhawan. Kejriwal who spearheaded the dharna against Delhi Police has been charged for violating Section 144, violence and inciting mob. Earlier, an FIR was filed against...
  • RBI to withdraw pre-2005 currency notes to unearth black money 23-01-2014 11:02 AM

    The RBI has announced that currency notes issued before 2005 will no longer be accepted. The notes can be exchanged at banks till July. The old notes are being withdrawn because they do not display the year they were printed. The move is being seen as an effort to crack...
  • Delhi Commission for Women summons Somnath Bharti 22-01-2014 06:54 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti is in for more trouble. The Ugandan woman, who was targeted in a midnight raid, has identified Bharti and his supporters as the men who manhandled her along with her friend. The Delhi commission for Women has also issued summons to the Delhi...
  • Sex, drug rackets operate with Delhi Police's knowledge: Kejriwal 20-01-2014 12:37 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday defied the barricading and bans to continue his protest against the Delhi Police. Speaking outside Parliament, Kejriwal blamed the Delhi Police of having the knowledge of the prostitution and drug trafficking racket across Delhi. He accused the Delhi Police of having...
  • Delhi Police, AAP government face off outside Home Ministry on Monday 19-01-2014 10:47 PM

    New Delhi: The tussle between the Delhi Police and Aam Aadmi Party government has worsened with an FIR being filed against unknown people for the alleged assault on Ugandan women by AAP workers. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will lead a protest on Monday outside the Home Ministry seeking suspension of...
  • Kejriwal warns Delhi Police chief, says act against lenient officers 16-01-2014 03:50 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday come out strongly against the Delhi Police after some policemen refused to act against an alleged prostitution racket. He gave an ultimatum to the Delhi Police to act against SHOs who fail to take action in such cases. This came a...
  • Delhi minister Somnath Bharti caught on camera shouting at policemen 16-01-2014 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Surrounded by controversies, Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti was on Wednesday caught on camera having a minor scuffle with the Delhi Police personnel. The scuffle came after he insisted on heading a surprise raid on what he claims was a prostitution racket. Bharti claims Nigerian nationals are involved...
  • Alleged attempt to kidnap Punjab ex-DGP by police personnel 10-01-2014 03:12 PM

    Chandigarh: There's been an attempt to kidnap former Punjab DGP, prisons, Shashi Kant allegedly by Punjab police personnel. Shashi Kant said that the attempt to kidnap was made because of disclosures he made against politicians related to the drug trade. He said that he called up Chandigarh Police who reached...
  • NIA alert helps Bihar police nab kingpin of illegal money transaction racket 13-11-2013 01:09 PM

    A woman "kingpin" of an illegal money transaction racket operating from Lakhisarai with Pakistani link, has been arrested from Karnataka by Bihar Police. A team of Bihar Police arrested Aysha Bano from Mangalore. Her husband, Zubair, who runs a bidi business was detained, Lakhisarai Superintendent of Police Rajiv Mishra told...
  • Woman operating illegal money transfer racket arrested in Mangalore 13-11-2013 11:54 AM

    A woman "kingpin" of an illegal money transaction racket operating in Mangalore with Pakistani link, has been arrested from Karnataka by Bihar Police. A team of Bihar Police arrested Aysha Bano from Mangalore. Her husband, Zubair, who runs a bidi business was detained, Lakhisarai Superintendent of Police Rajiv Mishra told....
  • Fake marksheet racket busted by MP police, 3 arrested 23-10-2013 03:47 PM

    Three persons, including two senior education officials, were arrested in connection with an alleged fake marksheet racket in Bhopal, police said on Wednesday. Madhya Pradesh state open school director Rajendra Prasad, its assistant director Rajesh Upadhayay and one other person, Devendra Gupta from Indore, were arrested on Tuesday in connection...
  • 30 Minutes: Girls in bondage 19-10-2013 08:38 PM

    CNN-IBN investigation exposes how minor girls are sold as domestic labour to illegal placement agencies which in turn run trafficking racket. The investigation exposes how minor girls are trafficked from rural India and sold in metros. ...
  • Congress, SAD leaders involved in drug trade in Punjab, alleges ex-DGP 18-09-2013 09:19 AM

    Chandigarh: In an IBN7 exclusive, a former DGP of jails in Punjab has alleged that major political parties in Punjab are involved in drug rackets. Former DGP of Jails Shashikant, in the Punjab-Haryana High Court, has made a statement alleging that ministers from major political parties, like the Akali Dal...
  • Karachi world's 'most dangerous megacity': Report 10-09-2013 09:20 AM

    Pakistan's financial hub is the world's "most dangerous megacity", with a murder rate of 12.3 for every 100,000 residents and the expanding presence of the Taliban who run criminal and smuggling rackets, according to a media report. Over the past decade, millions of people have fled the fighting and terrorism...
  • Travel bills racket: Documents point to possible MP-travel agent nexus 03-09-2013 09:46 AM

    New Delhi: There are more revelations in the MPs' travel bill racket. CNN-IBN has accessed more documents that have brought travel agencies under the radar. They could have helped MPs in creating irregularities to claim reimbursements. CNN-IBN has tracked down the concerned travel agency to East Patel Nagar in Delhi,...
  • Fake currency racket busted in Nagpur; two arrested 28-08-2013 12:55 PM

    Nagpur: A fake currency racket was busted in Nagpur and two brothers were arrested after counterfeit worth Rs 1.85 lakh were recovered from them, police said on Wednesday. The duo - Salman Khan Haroon Khan (21) and his brother Farooq Khan (32) - were apprehended from Mini Mata Nagar, a...
  • Prostitution racket busted in Goa; six arrested 27-08-2013 06:04 PM

    Six girls were rescued and as many arrested from a dance bar in Panajiafter Goa police busted a prostitution racket. The kingpin of the racket, however, managed to flee from the spot, police said on Tuesday. The girls were rescued during a raid at a private building located in Campal...
  • 2 Delhi Police men among 6 arrested for sex, extortion racket 25-08-2013 11:30 PM

    New Delhi: Six persons, including two Delhi Police constables, have been arrested for allegedly extorting Rs 3 lakh from a man and running a sex and extortion racket in Rani Bagh locality. Constables Manoj Kumar, from Jhunjhunu in Rajasthan, and Pawan Kumar, a resident of Mangolpuri and posted in Crime...
  • Turtle smuggling racket busted in Odisha, one arrested 19-08-2013 12:35 PM

    A freshwater turtle smuggling racket was busted with the arrest of its kingpin from near Bhitarkanika Nationak Park in Kendrapara district, a forest official said on Monday. Sekhar Jena (24) was arrested from Madanpur, adjacent to the national park, with 14 turtles by forest personnel on Sunday, Divisional Forest Officer,...
  • Karnataka: Sex racket busted in Bellary 19-08-2013 02:03 AM

    Bangalore: A sex racket was busted in Karnataka's Bellary town with 35 people arrested and 44 women, including 23 minors, being rescued, a senior police official said Sunday. "We raided a dozen hideouts in the town on a tip-off and arrested the accused, including three men and 32 sex workers...
  • Boston's underworld kingpin James Whitey Bulger convicted of murder, racketeering 13-08-2013 11:01 AM

    James "Whitey" Bulger, a brutal gangster who ruled over Boston's criminal underworld in the 1970s and '80s and evaded capture for 16 years, was found guilty of murder and racketeering by a jury on Monday and will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. The 83-year-old Bulger, dressed...
  • Ghaziabad sex racket: Police rectify mistake, let off 104 accused 11-08-2013 08:44 PM

    A day after more than 100 people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a sex racket, police on Sunday sought to rectify its mistake and said that only nine persons were involved in the offence. Police had booked 113 people, belonging to different parts of the country, under Prevention...
  • Sex racket busted in Bajaria, 109 arrested 10-08-2013 08:51 PM

    As many as 109 people, including 56 women, were arrested on Saturday after police busted a sex racket being operated from a hotel in Bajaria area in Ghaziabad. Taking serious note of the incident, SSP Ghaziabad Dharmendra Singh suspended two policemen posted at the Bajaria police outpost for negligence in...
  • Delhi: Extortion racket running from Tihar busted, seven arrested 05-08-2013 03:34 AM

    New Delhi: The Special Cell of Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an extortion racket being run from inside Tihar Jail here with the arrest of its seven members. "A team of Special Cell led by Inspector Brahmjeet Singh under the supervision of ACP Ved Prakash, has busted...
  • Two arrested for running extortion racket from a massage parlour 04-08-2013 12:27 AM

    A man and a woman have been arrested for allegedly running an extortion racket in guise of a massage parlour. The incident came to light when a person reported a case of blackmailing and extortion to the police, police said on Saturday. After a telephonic conversation, he had gone for...
  • Mumbai NIA-I-T raids: Cash haul at Rs 10 crore 03-07-2013 10:42 AM

    Mumbai: The total amount of cash haul in the high-profile Mumbai raid by the National Investigation Agency and the Income Tax department stands at Rs 10 crore. Initial investigation suggests that the money was intended for payment of rough diamonds. The police are also valuing the jewellery that was seized....
  • Punjab: Fake visa racket busted, two arrested 26-06-2013 01:48 AM

    Amritsar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a fake visa racket following the arrest of two youths allegedly involved in duping several people with fake visas and passports to Singapore. Balbir Singh and Ranjit Singh used to charge Rs 30,000 and above for Singapore visa with work permit and...