Homeguards

  • Sambhal: Homeguard jawan shot dead by stepson May 27, 2014

    A homeguard jawan has been shot dead allegedly by his stepson in Chandausi area in Sambhal, police said on Tuesday. Ramfal (45), was shot by his stepson Abhishek using the former's licenced gun Monday night killing him on the spot. The accused has been arrested, the police said adding the incident was...
  • Naxals focusing on strengthening cadre in Bastar December 26, 2013

    Naxals have focused more on strengthening their cadres instead of consolidating base in the Bastar region comprising seven districts of Kanker, Kondagaon, Bastar, Narayanpur, Bijapur, Dantewada and Sukma this year, according to experts. Spread around 40,000 sq km, tribal-dominated Bastar has witnessed a string of deadly attacks in past 10 years...
  • Homeguard jawan killed in accidental bullet hit December 3, 2013

    A homeguard jawan was killed on duty when a bullet was fired accidentally from rifle of an another jawan while he was cleaning it at transport office on Tuesday morning, police said. The slain jawan has been identified as Saroj Kumar Ishwar, resident of Bhumrupur village under muffasil police station, superintendent...
  • Maha, railways spar over payment for women's security February 21, 2013

    Nearly 100 homeguards requested by the railways for securing ladies compartments in Mumbai's local trains have not yet been provided by the Maharashtra state government, as they are awaiting a clarification from the railway board on cost sharing for the same. This fact came to light when the Bombay High...
  • UP: Homeguard gets 1 yr jail for taking Rs 10 bribe August 27, 2012

    Meerut: A special anti-corruption court has sentenced a dismissed homeguard jawan to one-year imprisonment for taking a Rs 10 bribe 12 years ago. Special court Judge Neeraj Kumar Sangal on Saturday ordered jail term for suspended homeguard Ongkar Singh and imposed a fine of Rs 3000 for taking a bribe...