UK Police

  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire May 23, 2013

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • Have the best cell in prison: Anuj Bidve's killer October 15, 2012

    London: Kiaran "Psycho" Stapleton, who shot dead Indian student Anuj Bidve last year claims he has the "best cell" in his wing and knows "loads of people" in prison. Stapleton was sentenced to life in prison after he shot 23yearold Bidve, in the head in Salford, Manchester, on December 26,...
  • Suspended cops cost Britain 6 mn pounds a year April 29, 2012

    London: Police officers suspended from duty but getting full pay cost the British economy around six million pounds (nearly $10 million) last year, a media report said on Sunday. At the beginning of 2012, 174 police officers were off work on full pay. Of these, 34 had spent the whole of...
  • Tributes paid to Anuj Bidve at UK university January 22, 2012

    London: Tributes were paid to the memory of Indian student Anuj Bidve at Lancaster University, where he was enrolled for a postgraduate qualification before being killed in an unprovoked attack in Salford on December 26. Over 200 students and staff gathered at the memorial service at the Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre...
  • Bidve laid to rest; family to fight for justice January 8, 2012

    Pune: Anuj Bidve's friends and family paid their final tribute and cremated him in Pune on Saturday. But their fight for justice, they say, will continue for their son, an innocent 23yearold, who was shot dead in UK on Boxing Day. Anuj's friends and family paid their last tribute to him...
  • Bidve's family visits the place he was killed January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Demanding justice for his son Anuj Bidve, the family of the slain Indian student on Friday visited the spot where he was killed and thanked the British government for its support. "We have made the journey from India to see the place where Anuj died and take his body...
  • Bidve's family makes desperate plea for justice January 6, 2012

    London: Anuj Bidve's family has been making a desperate plea for justice in the UK for their 23yearold son who was killed on December 26. The family will visit the spot where Bidve was shot dead, and is expected to fly back home with his body on Saturday. On Thursday Anuj...
  • Justice yet to come: Anuj Bidve's father January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Family of slain Indian student Anuj Bidve on Thursday visited the UK Parliament. Anuj's father Subhash Bidve said that justice is yet to come and at this point he can't say that he is satisfied with the progress. "I humbly request to make sure that students who come here...
  • Anuj Bidve's family to visit UK Parliament today January 5, 2012

    The Bidve family will leave for Manchester later on Thursday and will visit the site of the gruesome incident in Salford on Friday. ...
  • Bidve's family to bring his body back on Saturday January 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Anuj Bidve's family has reached the UK to bring his body home. The family is expected to return to Pune on Saturday. The 23yearold microelectronics student was shot dead in Manchester on Boxing Day, December 26; in what police say was an assault without a motive. Bidve's body was...
  • Family of Anuj Bidve arrives in London January 5, 2012

    London: Family of slain Indian student Anuj Bidve arrived in London from India on Wednesday evening to take the body of the 23yearold back home for final rites. Victim's father Subhash Bidve, who arrived along with Anuj's mother and brotherinlaw, will meet MP Keith Vaz, Chairman of the Britain's Home...
  • Anuj Bidve family to leave for UK on Tuesday January 2, 2012

    A team from UK police on Monday met Anuj Bidve's family, who was killed on December 26 in Manchester. ...
  • Manchester police visit Bidve family in Pune January 2, 2012

    Pune: Two top police officials from Manchester on Monday visited the family of Anuj Bidve, a 23year old student from Pune who was killed on December 26 in an apparent hate crime in the English city. Manchester chief police superintendent Berry Russel Jackson and another official who arrived in Pune on...
  • Selfconfessed psycho charged with Bidve murder January 2, 2012

    New Delhi: 20yearold man Kiaran Stapleton has been charged with the murder of Indian student Anuj Bidve. Meanwhile, a team of UK police has reached Pune to meet the family of Anuj Bidve. Stapleton was on Monday remanded to custody after telling the court his name was "Psycho Stapleton". Anuj was visiting the...
  • Bidve murder: Accused Briton to appear in court January 2, 2012

    London: A 20yearold Briton has been charged with the murder of the Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day in an unprovoked incident. Kiaran Stapleton, from the Ordsall area, has been charged with the murder and will appear before the City of Manchester...
  • 20yearold Briton charged with Bidve's murder January 2, 2012

    London: A 20yearold Briton has been charged with the murder of the Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot in the head in Salford on Boxing Day in an unprovoked incident. Meanwhile, a team of UK police has reached Pune to meet the family of Anuj Bidve. Kiaran Stapleton, from the Ordsall...
  • Bidve's family seeks early possession of body December 31, 2011

    Pune: Despite assurances from the UK and Indian authorities, the grieving parents of slain city student Anuj Bidve are still running from pillar to post to expedite repatriation of his body awaiting a second post mortem in Manchester where he became a victim of an apparent hate crime. Still in a...
  • Anuj Bidve murder case: three released on bail December 31, 2011

    London: Three teenagers arrested in connection with the murder of Indian student Anuj Bidve in the UK were on Thursday released on bail even as the police apologised to the family that it came to know about the incident not from them but from Facebook. A 16yearold boy and two 17yearold...
  • Sikh cop gets 10,000 compensation for turban row October 3, 2009

    London: A Sikh policeman ordered to remove his turban to do riot training was on Thursday awarded 10,000 compensation by an employment tribunal. Policeman Gurmeal Singh claimed religious and racial discrimination after being told he must take off his turban to don a helmet to do the course. The officer,...
  • UK Police arrest teenagers for racial attack September 10, 2009

    London: Two days after 67yearold Indiaborn Ekram Haque died following an alleged racial attack, police in London are still looking for witnesses as part of the investigation. In fact, they are looking for a number of teenage girls, who are suspected to have been involved. Ekram Haque's son Afran Haque...
  • Daniel Jamess parents will not be charged December 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The parents of Daniel James who assisted their son in committing suicide will not be charged by the UK police. This is despite having enough evidence to prosecute the parents for aiding the suicide of their 23 year old son. The police think that the prosecution will not be...
  • Racism taint forces UK top cop to quit October 3, 2008

    New Delhi: London's top cop, Sir Ian Blair, has resigned as the commissioner of the metropolitan police. He was under pressure to quit over racism charges, the inquest into the death of the Brazilian national shot dead by mistake after the London terror attack as well as the granting of...
  • Race row: UK's seniormost Asian cop asked to 'shut up' August 29, 2008

    London: Hours after publicly announcing that he would be suing the Scotland Yard for racism, Britain's most senior Asian police officer has been asked by superiors to "shut up" and "get on" with his job. Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur went public on Thursday with a highly damaging legal action against Sir...
  • BritishAsian officer accuses Scotland Yard of racism August 29, 2008

    London: A top ranking British police officer of Asian origin, Tarique Ghaffur has charged his boss, the Metropolitan police chief of racial, religious and age discrimination. This high profile case may have a longerterm impact on ethnic minorities within the British police. One of Britain's top ranking Asian police officers,Assistant Commissioner...
  • UK gave us wrong info on Haneef: Aussie police July 29, 2007

    New Delhi: Australia's police chief on Sunday said that the probe into the case of Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, absolved of terror charges in connection with failed car bombings in UK, had faced several obstacles including wrong information from British investigators. British police initially told Australian investigators that Haneef's SIM card...
  • Chase the thief, get the sack September 16, 2006

    London: In a surprising move, the UK Home Office has put forth a proposal that will forbid police officers from chasing criminals over roofs, railway lines and busy roads because it puts the health and safety of criminals at risk. And, those who would flout the new rule could face...