Arrests

  • Jayalalithaa writes to Modi over frequent arrests of fishermen by Lankan Navy 3 hours 35 minutes ago

    Chennai: Expressing concern over the "alarmingly" increasing frequencies of arrests of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Centre's immediate intervention to resolve the issue. Colombo's "inhumane and cruel strategy" of not releasing the boats of Indian...
  • Visva-Bharati ragging: Accused students arrested 3 days ago

    Shantiniketan: All three students, accused of ragging and sexually harassing a girl student in the prestigious Visva-Bharati University, were on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal police. The accused were absconding ever since the incident came to light. The university had registered a complaint with the police earlier in the day. The...
  • 25 Indian workers arrested in Kuwait on murder charges 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Reportedly, 25 Indians in Kuwait have been arrested on murder charges on Friday. The External Affairs Ministry has reacted to the situation stating that India's Mission has taken up problems with Kuwaiti authorities and will soon provide necessary assistance. The ministry has also said that all Indians in...
  • Alleged forced conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband denies charge, says he's a Sikh 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The husband and mother-in-law of national level shooter Tara Sahdev were arrested in New Delhi on Tuesday night. Tara's husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan has now denied all charges saying he belongs to a Sikh family. He was produced at a court in Dwarka on Wednesday after...
  • Alleged forced conversion case: Police arrest Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Tara Sahdev's mother-in-law has been arrested in the alleged forcible conversion case of the national level shooter. Sahdev's husband, Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan had already been arrested by a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police on Tuesday and is scheduled to be produced at a court...
  • Meerut: Woman beats up men heckling her and her husband, bystanders take pictures instead of helping August 22, 2014

    Meerut: Amidst everyday reports of sexual assaults and domestic violence, a Meerut resident bravely defended herself and her husband in front of a group of miscreants. The incident took place at a crowded chowk in Meerut when a car driven by some boys hit a couple on a bike. As a...
  • Manipur's Iron Lady vows to continue war on AFSPA after release August 20, 2014

    Imphal: The imagery is old, Irom Sharmila has walked out many times out of the Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Sciences in Imphal. But this walk is different, without the tag that here is a woman trying to commit suicide. Once out, an emotional Sharmila led by Meira Paibis, only asked...
  • Alec Baldwin: Neighbor arrested this time, not me August 17, 2014

    New York: Police were called to Alec Baldwin's New York City apartment building, but this time he wasn't the one in trouble. The volatile actor tells The New York Times that normally when police are called to his Greenwich Village building, "you could likely guess it's about one particular person." But on...
  • Bangalore: 18-year-old gangraped by 5 men; 3 arrested August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: An 18-year-old girl was gangraped by five men in Bangalore on August 9 and a case has been registered with AC Nagar police station in north Bangalore on Monday. The girl was tricked into accompanying a man who befriended her and then took her to a secluded area. The man...
  • Bangalore: Couple arrested for ill-treating minor domestic help August 11, 2014

    A couple has been arrested in Bangalore for alleged assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help. Nikunj Todi and his wife, an urban couple with plush jobs, have been booked for assault and child labour. Police said that the girl was regularly beaten by her employers. The child is being treated at...
  • Bangalore Police records statement of minor domestic help, says she was beaten regularly August 11, 2014

    Bangalore: Bangalore Police on Monday recorded the statement of 13-year-old domestic help, who was allegedly assaulted by her employers. The girl said that she wasn't fed well by the couple. She also told the police that she was tied up by her employers who had accused her of stealing food....
  • Government official arrested for taking Rs 15 lakh bribe August 11, 2014

    An Executive Engineer posted at Jaipur Municipal Corporation was on Sunday arrested by sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15 lakh, an official spokesman said. The accused, Purushottam Jeswani, received the bribe of Rs 15 lakh from contractors for issuing work orders in his division-IInd...
  • Man arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl August 11, 2014

    A man was arrested in the Bihar capital on Sunday for allegedly raping a minor girl, police said. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said the man - said to be around 25 years old - was arrested following a complaint lodged by relatives of the girl (aged around 12-13...
  • Police bust inter-state truck loot gang, 10 arrested August 10, 2014

    The Bihar Police on Sunday arrested 10 persons and busted an inter-state gang involved in looting of trucks. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Patna, Manu Maharaj said, "Acting on intelligence inputs that a few criminals had assembled near a bridge under Gauri Chak police station in the district, we constituted a team under City SP Ashish Bharti...
  • Woman Naxal carrying reward arrested August 10, 2014

    A woman naxal carrying a reward of Rs 1.1 lakh on her head was on Saturday arrested by police in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh. Shyambati alias Pramila (30) was held by a police team from Fafadih area here. She had come to Raipur for medical treatment. According to the police, Pramila was...
  • Bangalore: Couple brutally assaults minor domestic help, arrested August 10, 2014

    Bangalore: A couple has been arrested in Bangalore on Saturday for allegedly brutally assaulting their 13-year-old domestic help who has suffered severe head injuries and multiple abrasions all over her body because of the regular beating. The girl is on life support and police reported that her condition is critical. The...
  • Two more arrested from Ahmedabad in RAS paper leak case August 9, 2014

    Two employees of a printing press were arrested for their alleged role in last year's Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) paper leak. "Mahaveer Singh and Sunil Kumar were the employees of a printing press which published the papers and were in the type section of the press," said Umesh Mishra, Additional Director General of Police. They...
  • Stolen Durga statue worth Rs 15 crore recovered August 9, 2014

    Two persons were arrested with a 50 kg 'ashtdhatu' statue worth Rs 15 crore from near Parsoiya crossing in the district, police said. Superintendent of Police, Amethi, Hira Lal told reporters today that two criminals Vikram Verma and Kuldeep Gupta were arrested on Friday. "A 50 kg astdhatu statue of Maa Durga...
  • Verdict in Oscar Pistorius trial scheduled for September 11 August 8, 2014

    The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius said Friday that she will give a verdict on September 11, bringing closer to an end a globally televised five-month trial that has transfixed South Africans and others around the globe. Judge Thokozile Masipa made the announcement after the prosecution and defense...
  • Saradha scam: CBI arrests director, MD of Green India Infra Projects August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In the latest development in the Saradha Chit Fund scam, CBI has arrested director Pradeep Singh and managing director, Sunil Panda of Green India Infra Projects Limited. The duo had been on the run for the last seven months. Searches are also being conducted at 20 different locations...
  • Hyderabad: Army personnel arrested for espionage August 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Naik Subedar with Army was on Wednesday arrested by city police on the charge of sharing information about strategic locations of Army bases and deployment of units with a woman, suspected to be a Pakistani national, through the Internet. The accused was identified as Patan Kumar Poddar, Naik...
  • Jyoti murder case: 5 accused sent to police custody August 5, 2014

    Five accused, including Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and the husband of the victim, were today remanded in one day's police custody in connection with themurder of the 28-year-old Jyoti Dasani. The court of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused --...
  • Karnataka: 70-year-old teacher arrested for sexually abusing minor girl in school premises August 5, 2014

    Bangalore: A 70-year-old teacher was arrested in Ramnagara district of Karnataka on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing an eight-year-old student. The principal was arrested for abetting the crime. The incident comes barely a month after alleged gangrape of a six-year-old girl at a high-profile school in Bangalore that evoked public outrage. The...
  • CBI arrests Syndicate Bank chief, MP Congress legal advisor for seeking bribe August 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is cracking down on top bank officials on charges of demanding bribes for loans. The CBI arrested six people including chairman and managing director of Syndicate Bank Sudhir Kumar Jain on Saturday for receiving illegal gratification. He has allegedly violated banking rules. Jain...
  • Couple, 2 tantriks arrested for sacrificing a four-year-old boy July 31, 2014

    In a case of human sacrifice, a four-year-old child was allegedly killed by a couple, with the support of two tantriks, to ensure the well-being of their ailing son in Chhattisgarh's Janjgir-Champa district, police said on Thursday. "Four persons, including the couple and two 'baigas' (witch doctors) were arrested on Thursday for...
  • Explosives seized, five arrested July 31, 2014

    A large quantity of explosives was seized by the police following a raid conducted in Keshwari Barwadih village under Saraiya police station of the Maoist-affected Giridih district on Thursday. Superintendent of Police, Kanti Kumar told reporters that a police team seized 520 pieces of gelatin sticks during the raid and arrested...
  • Did police botch up its probe into the Bangalore school rape? July 29, 2014

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday two gym instructors in the rape case of a six-year-old student in the school premises. The police has ruled out the involvement of the skating instructor Mustafa. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and takes views over the issue. ...
  • Bangalore: Police say school girl was gangraped, arrest 2 gym instructors July 29, 2014

    Bangalore: The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." The police has ruled out the involvement of the...
  • Delhi: AAP activists arrested for defacing public property July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Four Aam Aadmi Party activists, who were pasting posters for an upcoming party rally in New Delhi, were arrested on Monday on the charge of defacing public property, a police officer said. The activists, all aged between 20-30 years, were booked under various sections of the Delhi Prevention of...
  • Inter-state robbers gang busted, 3 arrested July 27, 2014

    Police on Sunday claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of robbers with the arrest of three persons from Alwar and recovery of stolen bike, sarees, sewing machine, 15 mobile handsets and laptop from them. According to a Police Headquarters' release here, the accused were identified as Islam alias Titu, Aslam,...