UP Police

  • UP Police to pursue pending cases against MPs, MLAs 1 week ago

    Uttar Pradesh Police would effectively pursue pending cases against the elected representatives, in which charges have been framed in courts. A review meeting held at the Prosecution Directorate of the state police today deliberated at length on the pending cases against members of Parliament -- Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha, and...
  • Meerut gangrape: UP Police claims girl was in a relationship, underwent abortion voluntarily August 8, 2014

    Meerut: In a new twist in the alleged gangrape of the 20-year-old girl in Meerut, the Uttar Pradesh Police has claimed that this may be a case of a relationship gone wrong. The police believe that there are several discrepancies in the account of the complainant. UP Police has alleged that...
  • Yasin Bhatkal to be questioned by UP Police August 7, 2014

    Indian Mujahideen commander Yasin Bhatkal will soon be interrogated by the Uttar Pradesh Police, an official said on Thursday. The official said formalities for his remand are underway and they hope to complete it soon. The official also said that Bhatkal will be questioned by the Anti-Terror Squad before Aug 10 after...
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof July 23, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...
  • CBI yet to exhume Badaun victims' bodies, crime scene reconstructed July 20, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains are hampering efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has begun reconstructing the crime scene, tying the hangman's noose from the tree where the incident took...
  • Lucknow gangrape case solved, claims police; security guard arrested July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday arrested a security guard for allegedly raping and murdering a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj. Police sources said that the security guard of the SGPGI Medical college Ramsevak Yadav murdered the victim. The victim used to work in the same medical college. Police have also detained...
  • Badaun rape: UP DGP says one victim may not have been raped, contradicts postmortem report June 7, 2014

    Lucknow: In a new twist to the Badaun case, more than a week after two teenaged sisters were found hanging from a tree, the Uttar Pradesh Police is claiming that one of the girls may not have been raped. UP Director General of Police AL Banerjee has revealed that they...
  • UP government not to post police officials in their home districts June 4, 2014

    Lucknow: After facing a lot of criticism for deteriorating law and order, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has decided not to post police personnel in their home districts. The previous BSP government of Mayawati has ordered that police officials should be posted more than 250 km away from his...
  • Badaun gangrape: UP to send letter to Centre demanding CBI inquiry June 3, 2014

    UP police has received in writing the demand for CBI inquiry into the alleged gangrape of two teenaged cousins in Badaun from their relatives and a formal letter for the same would be sent to the Centre, the state DGP said. The SP-led government in the state had earlier backed the...
  • Ajay Mishra appointed as new SSP of Kanpur March 10, 2014

    IPS officer Ajay Mishra, posted with Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), was on Monday appointed as Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kanpur. "Mishra has been appointed by the state government as new SSP of Kanpur. He was posted in ATS," IG, Law and Order Amrendra Sengar told reporters in the district. SSP Kanpur Yashaswi...
  • Retired constable kills two people following dispute over drinking water March 10, 2014

    A retired police constable on Monday shot dead two people and critically injured another at his village in Kanpur, police said. Anil Kumar, who retired as a constable with the Provincial Armed Constabulary, opened fire at three people after a dispute over drinking water at Sumerpur village. Jeetendra Yadav and Manoj Yadav...
  • Sahara's Subrata Roy, 2 directors sent to Tihar jail till March 11 March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a day of hectic and dramatic developments in the Supreme Court which heard the Sahara case on Tuesday. Subrata Roy along with two other company directors have been sent to judicial custody till the next date of hearing on March 11. The detention of the...
  • Subrata Roy tenders apology to SC February 27, 2014

    Lucknow: Sahara India chief Subrata Roy evaded arrest despite a non-bailable arrest warrant by the Supreme Court against him as Uttar Pradesh Police failed to locate him. UP Police officials who had gone to Roy's residence in Sahara Shaher said that they could not arrest him as he was not...
  • Policeman shoots at waiter for being asked to drink liquor outside hotel premises February 21, 2014

    A police official shot at a waiter in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city when he was asked not to drink liquor in the restaurant premises since the eatery did not have a permit. The victim Inderjeet (33) was rushed to a hospital where he was stated to be in critical condition. Kanpur's Director...
  • UP police acts on IB warnings of terror strike, steps up vigil ahead of Republic Day January 21, 2014

    Security has been beefed up across Uttar Pradesh after Intelligence Bureau (IB) inputs warned that terrorists might slip in from the porous Indo-Nepal border and try to create trouble on the Republic Day. Additional Director General (Law and Order) Mukul Goel has written to all district police chiefs asking them to...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad January 14, 2014

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police lathicharged the...
  • Four policemen suspended as UP bureaucrat's wife stuck in traffic December 30, 2013

    Four policemen have been suspended for stopping traffic to clear the way for the vehicles of a former UP police chief and his family that apparently left many commuters stranded including the wife of a top bureaucrat in the state. Former Director General of Police Prakash Singh and his family were...
  • Arvind Kejriwal refuses UP's offer of security, Delhi Police approaches him December 25, 2013

    AAP Convener Arvind Kejriwal, all set to be the Chief Minister of Delhi, on Tuesday refused to accept the security cover offered by Uttar Pradesh Police even as Delhi Police today made a fresh attempt to make him accept its protection accorded to the occupant of the top post. Senior Superintendent...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police asks SIT to complete probe by this month December 13, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh police has asked the Special Investigation Team to complete its probe into Muzaffarnagar riot cases by this month. The SIT officials have been asked to complete its probe into the riot cases at Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Baghpat and Meerut districts by this month, state Additional Director General of...
  • Rahul's ISI remark: UP Police denies having received any IB input October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday denied having received any Intelligence Bureau input on what Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said on ISI, said sources. While addressing a rally in Indore on Thursday, Rahul had claimed that intelligence inputs have revealed that some ISI agents were in touch...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Another BJP MLA accused of inciting violence arrested October 17, 2013

    BJP legislator Kunwar Bhartendu Singh, accused of inciting last month riots in Muzaffarnagar, was on Thursday apprehended by Uttar Pradesh police and sent to 14-day judicial custody. Singh was arrested by police after a press conference in Muzaffarnagar in which he claimed his innocence and said he was being targeted by...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Oppn slams Akhilesh govt after DGP admits to police failure September 25, 2013

    The opposition parties on Wednesday demanded to know from the Akhilesh Yadav government who was behind inaction during the Muzaffarnagar violence after the state police chief admitted to police failure. With the admission of state Director General of Police (DGP) Devraj Nagar that police failed to contain communal clashes in Muzaffarnagar...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Several injured in protest in front of Vidhan Sabha September 23, 2013

    Several persons were injured, on Monday, when police used batons to disperse members of Peace Party protesting in front of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly building here over the Muzaffarnagar violence. A large number of workers of Peace Party, which has four MLAs, today assembled in front of the Assembly building demanding...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Resist political pressure, Kiran Bedi tells UP Police September 19, 2013

    Condemning the Uttar Pradesh Police for failing to act and prevent the Muzaffarnagar riots, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi said policemen should resist political pressure. "Policemen should strongly oppose political pressure while handling any crime. All top police officials should strongly refuse to accept wrong orders," she said. Bedi was speaking on...
  • Sitapur: 4 men gangrape minor girl on gunpoint, absconding September 13, 2013

    A minor girl was allegedly gangraped in village Kaima, police said in Sitapur on Friday. The girl had gone to answer nature's call when four boys aged between 24 to 28 years allegedly gangraped her on gun point on Wednesday night, police said. The girl has been sent for medical examination...
  • Muzaffarnagar: Why didn't police arrest BJP leaders booked for riots, asks RLD September 9, 2013

    General Secretary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal Jayant Chaudhary hit out at the Uttar Pradesh government for complicity over the riots and said that the government ignored prior tensions that simmered the communal clashes in the region. He also questioned why the police have filed to arrest BJP leader who...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police blames politicians for fanning dissonance September 9, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: As Uttar Pradesh is grappling with the communal flare in and around the Muzaffarnagar district, Arun Kumar, ADG Law and Order, said that the situation has improved with no fresh incidents being reported on Monday. "The situation has improved on Monday as far as rural area is concerned because...
  • Terror threat ahead of Independence Day puts UP on high alert August 13, 2013

    An alert has been sounded in Uttar Pradesh following intelligence reports that a terrorist group may try to sneak in from the Nepal border, police said. Following the tip-off, commandos have been stationed at Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi and other sensitive places. An official said the tip-off was specific and prior to Independence...
  • Shreya Dhoundial on credibility of Uttar Pradesh police May 20, 2013

    Another case of shocking police brutality in Uttar Pradesh came up recently - a murder suspect dies and another is critical after being injected with petrol during interrogation. Shreya Dhoundial has covered Uttar Pradesh for many years now, here's her take on the credibility of the UP police....
  • UP murder suspect dies due to acid injection, 3 suspended May 18, 2013

    Lucknow: A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Pradesh, following which he fell sick and died in a hospital in Lucknow. Three errant policemen were suspended, an official said on Saturday. Accused Balveer was brought to Avagarh police station in Etah district on...