CRIMINALS

  • Meghalaya's most wanted militant arrested from Tamil Nadu 3 hours 53 minutes ago

    Shillong: A most wanted ANCA militant, who escaped from police lock-up about three months ago, was arrested along with his aide in Tamil Nadu, police said on Wednesday. William A Sangma, a self-styled commander of the Achik National Cooperative Army (ANCA), and his accomplice Alas R Sangma were arrested from Chinakkarai...
  • Delhi: Wanted criminal arrested from Bawana 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A 30-year-old man, wanted in an attempt to murder case and carrying a reward of Rs 20,000 on his head, has been arrested from Northwest Delhi's Bawana area, police said on Wednesday. Paramjeet, said to be a member of Vikas Lagarpuria gang and a native of Jhajjar in Haryana,...
  • Bangladeshi fugitive war criminal tribunal sentenced to death November 13, 2014

    Dhaka: A special Bangladeshi tribunal on Thursday sentenced to death a fugitive Islamist opposition leader for crimes against humanity and siding with Pakistani troops during the 1971 liberation war, in yet another verdict against Islamist war criminals. The International Crimes Tribunal 1 of Bangladesh handed down the death sentence in absentia...
  • Public prosecutors should not act casually in criminal matter: SC October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has said a public prosecutor plays an important role in the prosecution of criminal cases and was not expected to adopt a causal approach in acceding to a plea for concessions sought by an accused. An apex court bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and NV...
  • Bangladesh apex court commutes 1971 war criminal JeI leader's death penalty September 17, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Supreme Court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of Delwar Hossain Sayedee, a key 1971 war criminal and fundamentalist JamaateIslami leader, saying he would now have to serve in prison "until his death". "He shall serve in prison for the rest of his natural life," Chief Justice M...
  • Free all undertrials who have served over half of their sentence, orders Supreme Court September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered the release of all undertrials who have served over half of the maximum punishment for the crime for which they have been charged with. The court also asked district judges to visit jails once in a week for two months in their respective...
  • Dubai: Indian woman charged for having illegitimate child September 2, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian man filed a case in a court in the UAE against his wife, who gave birth to a child in 2010 despite their not having sex for eight years, a media report said on Tuesday. The man, who is identified only as RJ, 48, said that he moved...
  • Home Minister asks CMs to expedite cases against MPs, MLAS: Sources September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh met Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad to discuss ways to expedite trials of MPs and MLAs, sources said on Monday. The sources said that Prasad will take up the matter with the Chief Justices of the High Courts. The Attorney General is likely to inform...
  • Home Minister, Law Minister to discuss expedition of trials against MPs facing criminal charges September 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will meet on Monday to discuss expediting legal trials against MPs facing criminal charges. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier said that criminal trials against MPs should reach the logical conclusion soon. The meeting comes just days after the Supreme...
  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers August 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of the...
  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress August 27, 2014

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • Ministers with criminal background: Time to see if PM acts on SC advice, says Congress August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: In a moral test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has completely put the onus on him on whether he would want to appoint ministers with criminal backgrounds. The court ruling has put the spotlight on Modi, with the Congress now awaiting the Prime Minister's next...
  • SC to decide on PIL seeking removal of cabinet ministers with criminal background August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is scheduled to deliver a key verdict on Wednesday on a public interest litigation seeking the removal of cabinet ministers with criminal backgrounds. In an earlier hearing it was argued that those with a criminal past should not be made a part of the cabinet....
  • Emraan Hashmi the con man, Randeep Hooda the kidnapper, Aamir Khan the pickpocket: Is Bollywood setting a wrong precedent by glorifying criminals? August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: He walks with a swagger, he often breaks into a jig. Dressed in colourful gaudy clothes, you often find this lout in Bollywood films. He might be selling tickets for "black" outside popular film theatres, or riding the autorickshaw on the roads of "Bambai". He might break somebody's...
  • Suspected criminal shot at by a man over personal enmity August 20, 2014

    A suspected criminal was allegedly shot at by a man over an old personal enmity in Dausa district in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. 28yearold Sagar Meena was caught by one Santosh Meena and five others over some old personal enmity in the Amberkar Nagar area in Jaipur on Tuesday night....
  • BSP activist Vinod Kumar Singhal shot dead in Shamli August 17, 2014

    A 35yearold BSP activist was allegedly shot dead by three unidentified bikeborne assailants in Shamli district, police said on Sunday. Vinod Kumar Singhal, a BSP activist and a trader, was shot dead on Saturday by the three at his business establishment in Kairana town, SP Dinesh Chand said. He was rushed to...
  • Mob justice: Two lynched by villagers near Ghatshila August 14, 2014

    Two miscreants were lynched by villagers in Chitreshwar village, about 90 km from Jamshedpur, under Barsol police station in Ghatsila subdivisional of East Singhbhum, a senior police officer on Thursday said. One of the victims was identified as notorious criminal Dinesh Rana, while the identity of the other victim was yet...
  • SP leader, aide shot dead by 3 bikeborne assailants August 13, 2014

    A local Samajwadi Party leader and his associate were shot dead by three motorcycleborne assailants in Banda district, police said. "Badal Khan (40), SP leader and his aide identified as Pankaj (22) were going in their Scorpio towards Mataudh when they were stopped near Keotara trisection and shot at," police said. "They...
  • Criminal wanted in 16 cases among two held in UP August 12, 2014

    Two criminals, who were allegedly planning to kill an undertrial in a court, were on Tuesday arrested after a brief encounter with the Uttar Pradesh police in Bulandshahr court compound. Abid alias Mota and Ravi had come to kill one Arif who was to be produced in the court during a...
  • Police arrest criminals carrying 75 smuggled tortoises to Delhi August 8, 2014

    A suspected tortoise smuggler has been arrested on Friday from Kanpur railway station after police found 75 tortoises in the gunnybag he was carrying. Police said the arrested, Kishanpal from Kolkata, was about to board a train to his hometown when they apprehended him and recovered 75 tortoises, landdwelling reptiles, from...
  • Criminal case registered against Ghaziabad builder July 12, 2014

    The Indirapuram police on Saturday registered a criminal case against the builder in whose building a fire broke out on Friday. Indirapuram Inspector Rashid Ali told IANS that the FIR was registered following a complaint by one Jamit Kumar, a resident of ATS Residential Apartments. Jamit has named the developing company...
  • Governor can't be tried in criminal case: Sheila Dikshit to Delhi HC July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Wednesday sought quashing of the trial court order to lodge FIR against her in a graft case, contending in the Delhi High Court that such proceedings cannot be continued against a Governor. Advocate M Pracha, appearing for Dikshit, said as per Article...
  • Maldives court denies deportation of Pakistani criminals July 5, 2014

    Colombo: A Maldives court has denied ordering the deportation of two Pakistanis caught by police in the biggest drug bust in the history of the country, a statement said on Friday. Four Maldivians, three Bangladeshis, and 11 Pakistanis were taken into custody March 10 with 24 kg of heroin, which local...
  • Bongthrowing case against actress Amanda Bynes is dismissed July 1, 2014

    Reuters: A case against American actress Amanda Bynes for possessing marijuana and throwing a bong out an apartment window last year was dismissed on Monday by a New York judge. The prosecution and her lawyer Gerald Shargel agreed earlier this year that the case should be resolved by an adjournment and...
  • Armed criminals loot Rs 3.61 lakh at gun point June 29, 2014

    Armed criminals on Sunday looted Rs 3.61 lakh from an employee of a commercial establishment in Nawada district of Bihar. Police officers said the incident happened when Rajdeo Prasad, an employee of one Pramod Traders at Gola Road, was returning after collecting money from various retailers. "He was waylaid near Bagibardiha crossing...
  • Bikeborne criminals loot Rs 3.5 lakh from school teacher June 24, 2014

    Motorcycleborne criminals on Monday looted Rs 3.5 lakh from a school teacher which he had withdrawn for wedding of his daughter in New Area of Bihar's Nawada district, police said. The criminals accosted the teacher Lakhan Prasad while he was drinking water from a roadside tap after withdrawing money from a...
  • Criminals loot private company employee of Rs 32 lakh cash June 23, 2014

    Unidentified motorcycleriding miscreants on Monday robbed a private company's employee here of Rs 32 lakh while he was returning to his office after withdrawing the amount from a bank, police said. The robbers fired blanks to scare some passersby who tried to intercept them. The incident took place in Begumbagh area. The cash...
  • Bikeborne criminals rob man of over Rs 1.50 lakh cash June 14, 2014

    A man was robbed of over Rs 1.50 lakh by two persons on a motorcycle near Mohammadan Line under Sakchi police station today, police sources said. The two robbers snatched away the money which was in a bag from the victim Md Parvez Alam who was returning from a bank after...
  • Bikeborne criminals loot Rs 28 lakh cash from Cooperative Bank employees June 14, 2014

    Two bikeborne robbers on Saturday looted Rs 28 lakh from employees of a cooperative bank near here, police said. According to SSP Rajesh Kumar Singh, the unidentified robbers dashed their bike against two employees of Premier Cooperative Bank, who were also on a motorcycle. As the employees fell down, the criminals put...
  • Made in Munger: A Bihar 'cottage industry' trusted by criminals June 10, 2014

    Fine craftsmanship, attention to detail and the ability to produce exact imitations have made the illegal firearms industry of eastern Bihar's Munger district, a revered if it can be called that name in the world of crime. The clientele includes criminals from at least nine Indian states and...