Crime Branch

  • Mumbai: Crime Branch, ATCs on alert for Ramzan July 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria has sent a letter to all the Crime Branch and Anti-Terrorism Cells asking them to be on alert in view of the ongoing Ramzan. Sources say this letter was sent even before the Pune blasts of last week. The letter also has a mention of...
  • Mechanism should be evolved to prevent custodial deaths: Bombay HC June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A mechanism should be evolved to ensure that police do not use "excessive steps or force" during interrogations, the Bombay High Court said on Friday. "While the police were within their rights to interrogate the accused, a mechanism should be evolved to ensure that they do not use excessive...
  • Bombay High Court orders FIR against 9 cops in custodial death case June 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Observing that prima facie it was a serious crime, the Bombay High Court asked Mumbai crime branch on Tuesday, to probe and file an FIR against nine policemen for their alleged roles in the custodial death of a youth and sexual abuse of three others held in a robbery...
  • 25 North Indian students arrested at Bangalore airport for impersonation May 13, 2014

    Bangalore: Twenty five students from North Indian states have been arrested at Bangalore international airport for impersonation. According to airport police these students were in Bangalore to write the entrance exams for medical and engineering conducted by the COMED-K. Out of total 25 students 12 are from Bihar, 8 are...
  • FIR registered over hacking of Amrita Rai's email account May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday registered an FIR on a complaint filed by TV anchor Amrita Rai alleging hacking of her email account and posting of malicious content on social media with an intention to outrage her modesty. "We have received a complaint from Amrita Rai in which she has...
  • 68 child labourers from Bihar, Nepal rescued April 29, 2014

    City police have rescued 68 child labourers from Bihar and Nepal who were forcibly employed at bag making units near Bangalore and arrested seven persons in connection with the case. Raids were conducted at four places along with an NGO called Justice ~~amp;amp; Care, on Monday after receiving a compliant that...
  • Police arrest dacoit carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh April 23, 2014

    A dacoit carrying a reward of Rs 5.10 lakh on his head was arrested by Gujarat police along with three of his associates from Shivpuri town in Morena, police said on Wednesday. The dacoit, identified as Manish Gusain, and his three associates, Gaurav Tomar, Pushpendra Singh and Vinay were arrested last...
  • Gulbarg fund embezzlement case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 4 March 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed till April 4 the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir, in connection with the alleged fund embezzlement case involving the riot-ravaged Gulbarg Society. Justice Anant Dave sent a notice to...
  • Delhi Police on the toes to ensure free, fair polls March 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police is on an overdrive these days as it prepares for a peaceful Lok Sabha polls which are slated for April 10. Senior police officials are regularly holding meetings to assess the security needs ahead of elections. A coordination meeting with police chiefs of neighbouring states is slated...
  • Sexual assault case: Bombay HC to hear Tejpal's bail plea today March 4, 2014

    Panaji: The Bombay High Court in Goa on Tuesday is expected to hear former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail plea. The Court on February 18 had postponed the hearing of Tejpal's bail plea, while seeking a copy of the chargesheet filed by the Crime Branch a day earlier. Tejpal is expected...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Main suspect arrested, police claim breakthrough March 4, 2014

    The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. ...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect arrested, sent to police custody till March 15 March 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch has finally made a breakthrough in the murder case of a 23-year-old software professional as it arrested one person from Nashik on Monday morning. The suspect was produced before magistrate court in Mumbai in the afternoon and sent to police custody till March 15. Mumbai CP...
  • MP border districts supplying weapons to Delhi-NCR gangs February 23, 2014

    After Munger in Bihar, various border districts of Madhya Pradesh have emerged as a major source of sophisticated country-made weapons for dreaded gangs in Delhi and NCR. In the last couple of months, the Special Cell and Crime Branch of Delhi Police have busted several gangs which were smuggling illegal weapons...
  • Two arms dealers arrested by Indore Crime Branch, weapons seized February 15, 2014

    The Indore Crime Branch on Friday arrested two persons allegedly involved in selling of illegal firearms. Asif Khan (35) and Yusuf Khan (30) were arrested from Azad Nagar and some illegal weapons were seized from them, Additional Superintendent of Police Devendra Patidar said. Police recovered five country-made pistols and two live cartridges...
  • Goa building collapse: Two senior government officials arrested February 12, 2014

    Goa Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested two senior government officials in connection with the last month's building collapse that left more than 30 people dead. Additional District Collector (North) Dipak Desai and Deputy Collector (Bicholim) Pradip Naik were placed under arrest by the crime branch, which had been questioning them for...
  • Mumbai techie murder: Police suspect case of a love affair gone awry February 2, 2014

    Mumbai: In a fresh development in the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, the police have now claimed that the suspect is a close friend of the victim. The police have also said that it could be a case of a love affair gone awry. Earlier on...
  • Mumbai techie murder: One suspect detained in Hyderabad February 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: In what could be a possible breakthrough in the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer, one suspect has been detained in Hyderabad, the woman's hometown. However, it is not yet confirmed whether the arrested man is the same person who was seen wearing a white shirt in the CCTV footage...
  • Techie murder: Mumbai Crime Branch, Railway police in Hyderabad for probe February 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A fortnight after the murder of a 23-year-old software engineer in suburban Mumbai, a joint team of Crime Branch and Government Railway Police has reached Hyderabad for further investigation into the case. On Friday, the police also questioned nearly 40 people including the IT professional's colleagues, representatives of her company,...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death: Advanced tests to determine cause of injuries January 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Crime Branch probing the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar will go for advanced forensic tests to determine cause of injuries on her body as it tries to unravel whether it was a case of suicide, homicide or accident. Investigators said autopsy report had mentioned more than a dozen...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case transferred to Delhi Crime Branch January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The probe into the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, was on Thursday transfered to the elite Crime Branch of Delhi Police, a week after she was found dead in a luxury hotel in New Delhi. Sources said the high-profile case has been handed...
  • Mumbai: 23-year-old IT professional was murdered, claim Crime Branch sources January 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Sources in the Mumbai Crime Branch have claimed that the female software professional who went missing from the city and was later found dead was murdered. Eleven days after the 23-year-old IT professional from Andhra Pradesh went missing; her body was discovered in a burnt state from suburban...
  • Family seeks justice for Sadiq on 11th anniversary of his encounter January 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A prayer meeting was organised to mark 11 years of the encounter of Sadiq Jamal, who was allegedly on a mission to kill Narendra Modi. A large number of people took part in the prayer meeting where verses from holy books were read out. Shabbir Jamal, Sadiq's brother says...
  • J&K: CB files charge sheet against 25 people in entrance exam scam January 13, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday has submitted a charge sheet before a special judge against 25 accused including former Chairman of Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer in connection with the alleged question paper scam. The Crime Branch of J&K Police submitted...
  • Sexual assault case: Narayan Sai produced before court December 5, 2013

    Surat: Narayan Sai has been produced before the Sessions court in Surat in a case relating to the sexual assault case filed by a woman. Sai was arrested by the Crime Branch of Delhi police from the Delhi-Haryana border on Wednesday. He had been absconding for the past 59 days. The Police...
  • Speak Asia scam: Second main accused arrested from Bangalore December 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi crime branch has arrested another main accused in the Speak Asia scam. Ram Niwas was picked up from Bangalore. Speak Asia is facing the allegations of a massive fraud of Rs 2,400 crore. It is being probed by the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) and the Enforcement...
  • Sexual assault case: Police arrest aide of Asaram's son Narayan Sai October 18, 2013

    Police on Friday arrested an aide of Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, who is wanted in a sexual assault case, for allegedly help him abscond. Dharmesh, who was in-charge of self-styled godman Asaram's Ridge Road ashram, was nabbed in New Delhi on Friday morning from his hideout in a joint...
  • Mumbai: CB files chargesheet in the 2nd gangrape case at Shakti Mills October 8, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Crime Branch on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the gangrape case of an 18-year-old girl at the the deserted Shakti Mills compound in Mahalaxmi. An 18-year-old telephone operator was allegedly gangraped by five men at the Shakti Mills compound on July 31, three of the accused are...
  • Mumbai gangrape case: Crime Branch files first chargesheet September 19, 2013

    The Mumbai Crime branch has filed its first chargesheet before the magistrate court in the photojournalist gangrape case. A close to 600-page chargesheet has been submitted before the magistrate court. A separate chargesheet has also been filed in a juvenile court against the minor accused. ...
  • Facing rape charge Babulal Nagar resigns; Crime Branch, CID record victim's statement September 19, 2013

    Rajasthan Dairy minister Babulal Nagar has quit over allegations of rape leveled against him. Nagar termed the allegations as politically motivated and said that he was stepping down so that he was not accused of influencing the probe into the complaint. Meanwhile, Rajasthan's CID-Crime Branch on Wednesday began probing charges of...
  • Crime Branch gets custody of bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar September 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The city crime branch has taken custody of 2008 bomb blasts accused Abdul Sathar, an operative of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI). Sathar, a resident of Aluva in Kerala, was lodged in Ernakulam prison in Kerala and his custody was taken from the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The...