VICTORIA POLICE

  • Garg murder: Aus court rejects convict's appeal April 17, 2012

    Melbourne: An Australian court on Tuesday rejected an appeal of the Melbourne teenager who was sentenced to 13 years in jail for killing Indian student Nitin Garg, a crime which outraged public opinion in India and put the bilateral relations under stress. The teenager, who was 15yearold at the time of...
  • Racist email row: India summons Oz envoy October 9, 2010

    Melbourne: The Ministry of External Affairs on Saturday summoned the Australian High Commissioner over the racist email scandal involving top Victorian police officers joking about an Indian train passenger's electrocution. In a shocking incident, top Australian police officers were caught in a racist email scandal joking about the electrocution of...
  • Another Aussie arrested in Indian's murder case June 18, 2010

    Melbourne: A day after arresting and charging an Australian teenager in connection with the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg, Victorian police on Friday apprehended another boy in the same case. According to a police statement on Friday, Homicide Squad detectives arrested and charged another teenager aged 16 from Yarraville suburb...
  • Australian teen arrested for Indian's murder June 17, 2010

    Melbourne: A 15yearold boy was arrested in Australia on Thursday in connection with the murder of Indian student Nitin Garg, who was stabbed to death in January this year, sending shock waves back home. The teenager was arrested by the Victoria police in the western Melbourne suburb of Yarraville at about...
  • Another Indian attacked, Aussie cops admit racism January 16, 2010

    New Delhi: There seems to be no end in sight to Indians being attacked in Australia. On Friday night another Indian taxi driver was assaulted near Melbourne forcing the police to finally acknowledge some Australians are indeed racist. "We have got murderers and rapists, but for a developed country, less than...
  • Oz envoy says attack on Indians a street crime September 17, 2009

    Days after the latest incident of assault on three Indians in Melbourne, India on Wednesday asked Australia to take immediate steps to prevent the recurrence of such attacks and punish the guilty. The acting Australian High Commissioner to India, Lachlan Strahan, spoke exclusively to CNNIBN about the recent attacks on...