SUSPECTS

  • Female terror suspect held in Britain October 22, 2014

    London: A woman has been arrested in Britain on suspicion of "preparation of terrorist acts", police said on Wednesday. Scotland Yard says the woman, 25, was arrested in Bedfordshire and taken to a police station in London, BBC reported. The investigation "is related to Syria" and two addresses in Bedfordshire are now...
  • Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action October 17, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday. Sri Lanka boasts of a strong schools cricket...
  • Eight Pakistan bowlers told to undergo test for suspect action October 3, 2014

    Karachi: At least eight bowlers with suspect bowling actions, including a player in the national squad, have been directed to undergo tests to be conducted by a committee of Pakistan Cricket Board next week at the National Cricket Academy. The PCB said in a statement that fast bowler Ataullah had already...
  • Suspects confess to killing Palestinian teen July 7, 2014

    Jerusalem: Three Israeli suspects in the killing of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week confessed to the crime on Monday and were reenacting the incident for authorities, an official said, as the country's leaders raced to contain a public uproar over the slaying. The confessions...
  • ICC to apply more scrutiny to suspect actions June 25, 2014

    The International Cricket Council says suspect bowling actions should be scrutinized more closely and plans to review its testing and reporting procedures. ICC general manager of cricket Geoff Allardice told a meeting of the ICC cricket committee in Melbourne on Wednesday that "there's enough bowlers with suspect actions that should be...
  • Three terror suspects taken to Bangalore June 20, 2014

    Vellore: Three terror suspects arrested in connection with murders of several Hindu outfit leaders were on Friday taken to Bangalore on a court order by Karnataka Police for investigation in certain cases. The trio Police Fakruddin, Panna Ismail and Bilal Malik lodged in the Central Prison here were taken to...
  • US seizes Benghazi suspect in deadly Libya attack June 18, 2014

    Washington: U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday. It was the first breakthrough...
  • Shooter kills student at Oregon high school June 10, 2014

    Portland:A gunman walked into an Oregon high school and fatally shot a student on Tuesday before authorities found him dead a short time later. Reynolds High School in the northern Oregon city of Troutdale was on lockdown after the shooting and students were being evacuated from the school room by room,...
  • Sachithra Senanayake to undergo tests for suspect bowling action June 9, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lankan offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will undergo a biomechanical test after being reported by the ICC for a suspect action. He will be sent to the Cardiff Metropolitan University for biomechanical tests, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday. Senanayake was reported for a suspect action by the on field umpires Marias...
  • Triple murder suspect held in Coimbatore June 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: A suspect in a triple murder case of a woman and her two children, including a 11 month old baby in their home at Ganpati area was taken into custody for questioning on Tuesday, police said. They said the 32yearold man was a tenant of the family and used to...
  • Serial blasts: Family refuses to claim body of terror suspect Tarique November 3, 2013

    Three days after Ainul Ansari alias Tarique, a suspect in the serial bomb blasts in the Bihar capital, died at a hospital in Patna due to injuries to his brain, his family has refused to claim the body for last rites, police said on Sunday. "No one from his family has...
  • Two suspects held for Patna blasts, one confesses to involvement October 27, 2013

    Hours after a series of blasts rocked Patna leaving 5 dead and 50 injured, Police has arrested two suspects out of which one has confessed to the crime. ...
  • Sujoy Ghosh to direct film adaptation of 'The Devotion of Suspect X' October 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Director Sujoy Ghosh, of 'Kahaani' fame, has been signed on to direct the movie adaptation of a best selling novel. Balaji Motion Pictures Ltd has acquired the Hindi film adaptation rights of the book 'The Devotion of Suspect X', to be made into a major motion picture, an official...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Suspected gunman a military contractor September 17, 2013

    The police believed that the dead suspected gunman was a 34-year-old military contractor Aaron Alexis. He was armed with two rifles and a handgun. The FBI is searching for a motive. Friends say he was a practicing Buddhist. ...
  • Yasin Bhatkal's aide Asadullah brought to Hyderabad for NIA probe September 14, 2013

    Terror suspect and Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal's aide Asadullah Akhtar was on Saturday brought to Hyderabad by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on transit warrant for a probe into the Feb 21 bomb blasts in Hyderabad. NIA officials took Akhtar alias Haddi to a few places at Bhadaurpura, where he...
  • 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...
  • Suspect detained after shots fired at Atlantaarea school August 21, 2013

    An adult male was in custody after a gunman fired multiple shots at an Atlantaarea elementary school on Tuesday, police said. There were no reports of injuries in the incident at the McNair Discovery Learning Academy, said DeKalb Police Department spokeswoman Mekka Parish. Parish described the suspect as a white male...
  • NIA arrests terror suspect who planned major strikes in South India August 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency has said that it has arrested a key jihadist Abdul Sattar. According to sources, the NIA said Jattar is linked to the cell that planned largescale strikes across southern India. Sources have told Network 18 that the NIA arrested Sattar in New Delhi last week,...
  • Vehicle loaded with five missiles seized in Egypt June 30, 2013

    Cairo: A vehicle loaded with five missiles was seized Saturday in Egypt's North Sinai's city of Rafah, bordering the Gaza Strip, while a security officer was killed in the area later in the day. "The car was carrying five Grad rockets, a number of grenades, land mines and machine guns," reported...
  • UP: 3 suspected terrorists from Pakistan detained in Bahraich June 6, 2013

    Bahraich: Three terror suspects from Pakistan have been detained in the Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh on the IndoNepal border. The three men have admitted to have received terror training in Pakistan but claim they were on their way to Jammu and Kashmir to surrender. The police say the suspects...
  • Mujahid's family turns down UP govt's compensation May 29, 2013

    Jaunpur: The family of terror suspect Khalid Mujahid, who died in police custody on May 18, on Wednesday refused to accept the Rs 6 lakh compensation offered by Uttar Pradesh government. On May 26, the state government had assured "justice" to Mujahid's family and announced a financial assistance of Rs 6...
  • UP: CBI to probe terror suspect Khalid Mujahid's death May 19, 2013

    Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will probe how Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts in Uttar Pradesh in 2007, died while being taken to a prison in Lucknow from Barabanki on Saturday. Fortytwo policemen, including senior officers, have been booked for the alleged murder of Khalid....
  • UP: 42 policemen booked for alleged murder of terror suspect May 19, 2013

    Lucknow: Fortytwo Uttar Pradesh policemen, including some top officers, have been booked for the alleged murder of Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts in the state in 2007. Mujahid died while he was being taken to a Lucknow prison from Barabanki. The state government has ordered a highlevel...
  • Delhi: Landlord's son sexually assaults fiveyearold May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: A fiveyearold girl was on Monday sexually assaulted by her landlord's 15yearold son in Delhi, police said. The juvenile suspect was caught. The incident occurred in Aman Vihar area of outer Delhi on Monday morning. "After spotting the minor alone in her house, the juvenile took her to an...
  • Boston bombing suspect buried in Virginia cemetery May 11, 2013

    Doswell: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev has been buried in a cemetery in central Virginia, infuriating some members of the area's Islamic community who say they weren't consulted and flooring at least one neighbor who said she didn't even know she lived near a burial ground. The secret interment this...
  • US: Bombing suspect's family struggles to find burial site May 7, 2013

    Boston: The body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev remained in limbo on Monday as his family searched for a cemetery that would accept the remains. Several Massachusetts cemeteries have refused to bury Tsarnaev, and protesters have staked out the Worcester funeral home holding the body. Despite a plea from...
  • US: Uncle arranging Boston bomb suspect's burial rites May 6, 2013

    Worcester: The uncle of a Boston Marathon bombing suspect killed in a gun battle with police arrived at a funeral home on Sunday to prepare his body for burial. Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md, and three other men met with Worcester funeral home director Peter Stefan. The men who accompanied...
  • Boston suspect unarmed when arrested in boat: Officials April 25, 2013

    Washington: Two US officials say the surviving suspect in the Boston bombings was unarmed when police captured him hiding inside a boat in a neighborhood back yard. Authorities originally said they had exchanged gunfire with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (johKHAHR' tsahrNEYE'ehv) for more than one hour on Friday evening before they were...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned more attacks: Police April 22, 2013

    Boston: As churches paused to mourn the dead and console the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing on Sunday, the city's police commissioner said the two suspects had such a large cache of weapons that they were probably planning other attacks. The surviving suspect remained hospitalized and unable to speak...
  • Shots fired in Massachusetts as police seek bomb suspect April 20, 2013

    Watertown: Gunfire erupted on Friday night amid the manhunt for the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, and police in armored vehicles and tactical gear rushed into the Watertown neighborhood in a possible break in the case. The burst of activity came at the end of a tense day in...