Looting

  • Armed men loot policeman of Rs two lakh 29-03-2014 11:04 PM

    Armed men on Saturday looted Rs two lakh from a policeman near the Police Lines in Tilaka Manjhi in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, police sources said. A havildar, Pramod Kumar Yadav, going on a rickshaw to the Police Lines after withdrawing Rs two lakh from the bank for his daughter's marriage...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Gang of highway robbers busted, 10 arrested 07-03-2014 05:12 PM

    With the arrest of 10 personsfrom Muradnagar area in Ghaziabad, the police on Friday claimed to have busteda gang of robbers targeting trucks on national highways acrossthe district.A looted truck, three stolen motorcycles, fourcountry-made pistols and four live cartridges were seized fromtheir possession, a senior police official said. The accused...
  • Finance firm employees robbed of Rs 4 lakh at gun point 19-02-2014 07:52 AM

    Unidentified men allegedly looted Rs 4.33 lakh from two employees of private finance company near Kalyani More in Bokaro district on Tuesday, police said. Satish Kumar and his colleague Rakesh Dubey, of Tata Finance Company, were returning to their Dhanbad-based office after collecting money from customers in Bokaro when armed...
  • Driver kills former BSP leader's wife, father-in-law in a loot bid 14-02-2014 03:16 PM

    A former BSP leader's wife and father-in-law were allegedly murdered by their car driver in a loot bid in Gayatri Nagar colony in Cantt area in Varanasi, police said. Former BSP leader Amirchand Patel's wife Hirawati Devi(50) and father-in-law Kharpattu Patel (70) were killed by their car driver Ajit, on...
  • Court rejects bail plea of Muzaffarnagar riots accused 13-02-2014 02:41 PM

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of an accused arrested for allegedly looting house of a Muzaffarnagar riots victim during clashes last year. The court on Wednesday dismissed the plea of Yogendra Singh, saying there was no case of bail. According to the prosecution, few people, including the...
  • Passengers of Dehradun bound special AC train looted twice in 18 days 05-02-2014 02:35 PM

    A group of armed men allegedly looted cash and other valuables from some passengers of a Delhi-bound train in Bamanheri district in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The unidentified men entered the Delhi-Dehradun special AC train on Tuesday night when it was about to enter Bamanheri railway station near here, they said....
  • 5 policemen get 3-year jail for helping 2 murder accused escape from custody 01-02-2014 09:47 AM

    A local court in Raipur on Friday sentenced five policemen to three years of jail for helping two murder accused to escape from their custody three years ago. Gang member Vidyut Choudhary was also sentenced to three years imprisonment for escaping. The Additional Session Judge ND Tigala awarded constables Rupesh...
  • 7 persons arrested for looting vehicles in Bijnor 20-01-2014 03:13 PM

    Seven persons, accused for allegedly looting vehicles, were arrested after an encounter broke out with the crime branch of the local police at Noorpur road, police said. Acting on a tip off, the police on Sunday intercepted their vehicle and asked it to stop. However, the accused tried to flee...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: People accused in various cases still free 16-01-2014 02:25 PM

    Muzaffarnagar: Months after Muzaffarnagar riots, many of the accused in cases of looting, arson and even violence against women are roaming free. Around 500 Phugana villagers are accused in various cases and they have put pressure on the police not to make any arrests. Several homes were burnt down and...
  • New Delhi: Robbers loot jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh 15-01-2014 08:01 AM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: A man was robbed off jewellery worth Rs 22 lakh at gunpoint at IP Extension area of Central Delhi, police said on Wednesday. Mukesh Jain and his brother Hemant, who have a jewellery shop in Chandni Chowk area, were returning home to Laxmi Nagar when the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Four months on, no rape accused arrested 15-01-2014 07:56 AM

    Muzaffarnagar: Four months after six women came forward and registered cases of rape, none of the accused have been arrested till date. The Special Investigation Team handling these cases has asked the police to nab 22 accused, some of whom were roaming freely when CNN-IBN team traveled to Phugana village...
  • Unidentified criminals loot Rs 4 lakh from businessman 10-01-2014 10:50 PM

    Unidentified miscreants today looted Rs 4 lakh from employees of a leading businessman of Gaya, police said. Deputy superintendent of police, Sonu Kumar Rai said that two employees of hardware businessman Govardhan Prasad Barnwal, who is also treasurer of central Bihar Chamber of Commerce, were returning to the shop after...
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj didn't loot Surat, says Narendra Modi 05-01-2014 05:30 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had not looted Surat, but plundered Mughal emperor Aurangazeb's treasure in the city with the help of local people. "Saying that Shivaji Maharaj looted Surat would be an insult to the Maratha warrior," said Modi...
  • Petrol pump cashier robbed, shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants 24-12-2013 12:16 PM

    A cashier of a petrol pump was allegedly shot dead by some motorcycle-borne unidentified persons, who also looted cash from him in Lucknow's Charbagh area, police said on Tuesday. Mohammad Jasheen (40), working as the cashier at the petrol pump near KKC Degree College trisection, was shot last night by...
  • Over Rs 50 lakh stolen from bank 16-12-2013 11:37 PM

    A sum of over Rs 50 lakh was stolenfrom a Canara Bank branch in Bihar's Siwan district, policesaid on Monday.Thieves entered into the branch by removing grill of theventilator on Sunday night and escaped with the cash kept in thealmirah by cutting it with the help of gas cutter, SubDivisional...
  • 6 suspected robbers arrested; pistols, cartridges, diamond rings seized 16-12-2013 11:09 PM

    The city police on Monday arrested sixsuspected robbers, and claimed that their gang had lootedseveral businessmen in the past months.Four country-made pistols, cartridges, 19 diamond rings,Rs 14.5 lakh in cash, a stolen car, a tempo and two scooterswere seized from their possession, a police officer said. The gang members have...
  • Bike-borne miscreants loot Rs 4.64 lakh from Jaipur Metro official in Vidhayakpuri area 07-12-2013 04:57 PM

    Two motorcycle-borne miscreantsallegedly looted Rs 4.64 lakh from a man in the Vidhayakpuriarea in Jaipur on Sarurday, the police said. P Verghese was returning after withdrawing the amount fromVijaya bank in the area when the duo snatched his bag and spedaway, they said. "Verghese says he works with Jaipur metro...
  • Armed dacoits attack 6 members of a family, decamp with valuables worth Rs 11 lakh 06-12-2013 01:40 PM

    Armed dacoits looted cash and jewelleries worth Rs 11 lakh after injuring six members of a family in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, an officer said on Thursday. The dacoits barged into the house of Mukesh Kumar in Hanuman Nagar village late on Wednesday night and exploded crude bombs injuring six members...
  • Juvenile laws must not be taken lightly in heinous crimes: Court 05-12-2013 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday dismissed a youth's plea to be declared a minor in a robbery and murder case, and held that juvenile laws must be not taken lightly in the cases of heinous crimes. Dismissing the plea of Rudermani, Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau said the...
  • Ghaziabad lawyers, deed writers on strike over robbery; demand immediate arrest of accused 05-12-2013 10:59 AM

    Lawyers and deed writers in the sadar tehsil and sub-registrar offices in Ghaziabad on Wednesday struck work following another robbery overnight in which a stamp vendor was looted of Rs 18 lakh. They said the strike would continue till the culprits are arrested. Two more incidents were also reported on...
  • Thieves use JCB to uproot, steal ATM in Punjab town 04-12-2013 10:47 PM

    Chandigarh: Unidentified thieves used a JCB excavator to take away an ATM from Punjab's Muktsar town, police said on Wednesday. The ATM machine of Punjab and Sind Bank in Muktsar, 260 km from Chandigarh, contained cash of over Rs 4.6 lakh, bank officials told police. Police officials said they were...
  • Three armed criminals loot Rs 4 lakh from a businessman 04-12-2013 03:50 PM

    Three armed criminals looted Rs 4 lakh from a businessman near Jhunati village under Parasbigha police station in Bihar's Jehanabad district on Wednesday, police said. Motorcycle bound three criminals stopped Parveen Sah, who was on way to Gaya main market for purchasing materials for his grocery shop with two others...
  • Criminal arrested for murder of B Tech student in 2011 02-12-2013 11:01 AM

    Police on Sunday arrested a man from a market in Mathura in connection with the murder of a B Tech student in Vrindavan over two years ago. Accused Hari Om of Ferozabad, had been evading arrest for long and took shelter at Nainana Jat Sadar Bazaar in Agra, SP (crime)...
  • Bangalore: ATM attack survivor out of ICU, attacker still at large 29-11-2013 07:15 PM

    Bangalore: Ten days since the brutal attack on a woman bank manager at an ATM in Bangalore, the victim is finally well on the path to recovery. While doctors had initially feared Jyothi Uday could be paralysed on the right side of her body, her recovery from brain surgery has...
  • Four Naxals who attacked Mankeli polling booth on Nov 11 arrested in Bijapur 14-11-2013 08:11 AM

    Four Naxals including three women were on Wednesday arrested in connection with the attack on a polling booth in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said. They were nabbed from the forests of Gorna hills of the Naxal-affected region by a joint team of Special Task Force (STF) and district police force....
  • Man left bleeding to death as people continue looting onions 11-10-2013 09:21 PM

    Villagers allegedly looted onions from an overturned truck after a mishap, leaving an injured man bleed to death in Koderma's Lakhibagh village, police said on Friday. The onion-laden truck overturned after hitting an auto rickshaw last evening, trapping one passenger of the three-wheeler under it with severe injuries, sources said....
  • Odisha: 12 Maoists surrender before police on being harassed by senior ultras 04-10-2013 03:31 PM

    Twelve Maoists, including five women, surrendered before police in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Friday. Most of the Maoists, including a couple, belonged to Poplur Dalam and Kalimela Dalam in the Naxal-hit district adjoining Andhra Pradesh, Malkangiri Superintendent of Police, Akhileswar Singh told reporters. Muka Madkami of Kanaguda village worked in...
  • Robbers loot cash and valuables, injure 4 family members 03-10-2013 12:59 PM

    Armed robbers attacked a retired armyman and his three family members before looting cash and valubles in Bihar's Katihar district, a police office said on Thursday. The robbers raided the house of the ex-armyman Santlal Sah located at Sirsa Chowk late on Wednesday night and assaulted him and his wife...
  • Police arrest three Naxals 28-09-2013 01:44 PM

    Three naxals, including a woman, were arrested from separate places in Maoist-hit Kanker district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Saturday. "Following a tip off, two ultras were nabbed from a local market of Tadoki police station area on late Friday evening," a senior official said. The arrested were identified as...