POLICE CUSTODY

  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • 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 themurderof the 28yearoldJyotiDasani. Thecourtof the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused ...
  • Three Bangladeshi men arrested in Kolkata, sent to police custody June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Three Bangladeshi nationals, who did not have valid documents for entering the country, have been arrested from the city and remanded to police custody, police said on Sunday. "Acting on a tipoff, three Bangladeshis Nur Hossein, Zaman and Salim were last night arrested from the Kaikhali area of Baguihati....
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested April 7, 2014

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said.  Meanwhile, his son Kundan Verma, was also...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case March 15, 2014

    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 in...
  • Justin Bieber police video may be released, minus genitalia: Judge March 5, 2014

    A judge on Tuesday ruled that video images of a partially-clad Justin Bieber while the pop singer was in police custody in Florida can be released, but only after blocking out his genitals. The video clips included Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test following his arrest by police...
  • Jailed Congress leader Dileep Verma joins Samajwadi Party February 15, 2014

    A jailed former MLA and Congress leader on Friday joined Samajwadi Party in police custody. Dileep Verma, who is undergoing treatment at the district hospital and was shifted there from the jail, joined the ruling SP in front of local party officebearers and media. Speaking to reporters, Verma praised SP supremo Mulayam...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Two accused sent to 3day police custody January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today remanded two men arrested in connection with the Danish woman gangrape case to threeday police custody. The two men were arrested on Wednesday evening, a day after the incident happened in the Paharganj area in the heart of Delhi. The police had earlier said that they...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14day judicial custody December 19, 2013

    Selfstyled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was remanded in 14day judicial custody by a local court on Thursday in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Suratbased sisters. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar sent Sai to judicial custody till January 2 after his remand, which was granted...
  • Court extends police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai by a day December 19, 2013

    A local court on Wednesday extended for a day the police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai in a rape case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar extended Sai's police custody for 24 hours, as the police said he has to be grilled in connection with the bribe offered by his associates...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh sent to police custody in fresh case of cheating December 14, 2013

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, was sent to six days police custody on Saturday in a fresh case of cheating by a local court. The Barrackpore subdivisional 5th court of Parag Neogi remanded Ghosh in six days...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah in police custody till December 20 December 10, 2013

    Indian Mujahideen cofounder Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar on Tuesday were remanded in custody of Delhi Police till December 20 by a court in connection with a September 13, 2008 serial blasts case in Delhi. Bhatkal and Akhtar were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash after expiry...
  • Boy accused of kidnapping commits suicide in custody; 5 policemen suspended December 10, 2013

    A youth, arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 16yearold girl, reportedly committed suicide in police custody on Monday. Five policemen, including the police station incharge, have been suspended by the SSP over the incident and case has also been lodged against them on the complaint of the deceased's mother. The SSP has...
  • Saradha scam: Suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh remanded to police custody November 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Sunday was remanded to five days police custody by Bidannagar court in the Saradha chit fund scam. Ghosh was arrested on Saturday and is accused of being a part of the conspiracy with Saradha group chairman Sudipto Sen. The police claimed that...
  • Sexual assault case: Narayan Sai's aide Dharmesh gets police custody till October 24 October 21, 2013

    A local court on Sunday remanded an aide of controversial godman Asaram's fugitive son Narayan Sai in fourday police custody in connection with sexual assault case lodged against the fatherson duo. The police on Sunday produced Dharmendra Pariyar, alias Dharmesh, arrested from Delhi on Friday, before an additional senior civil court...
  • How can a terrorist escape from a court in Mumbai? September 20, 2013

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. Meanwhile, the government has supended two policemen after Usmani...
  • Mumbai police left red-faced as IM terrorist Usmani escapes from court September 20, 2013

    Mumbai: In an huge security lapse by the Mumbai police, Indian Mujahideen operative and Ahmedabad blasts case accused Afzal Usmani escaped from the police custody on Friday. The Indian Mujahideen operative reportedly ran and escaped from a corridor outside the MCOCA court while he was being produced in the court by...
  • Indian doctor taken into custody by Immigration Dept in Australia September 9, 2013

    An Indian-origin doctor, who had served 18 months in jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting one of his patients in Australia, has been taken into custody by the Immigration Department. Suhail Durani, 36, who had his permanent residency revoked four months ago after serving the jail term has been fighting...
  • Youth found dead in police custody September 8, 2013

    Badaun: A youth on Sunday died after allegedly being tortured in police custody in Hazratpur Police Station here, prompting authorities to order a magisterial inquiry. The body of Pravesh Kumar (26), who was picked by police Saturday for questioning in connection with his younger brother eloping with a girl, was found...
  • Sexual assault case: Jodhpur police will seek to extend Asaram's custody, say sources September 1, 2013

    It's been close to 24 hours since Asaram, the self-styled godman was arrested late last night for sexually assaulting a minor girl. Jodhpur police have been given one day custody of Asaram and sources said police will seek to extend his custody. The police are not ruling out more arrests...
  • SP MLA arrested in Goa dance bar raid complains of 'chest pain', admitted to hospital August 31, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Samajwadi Party MLA Mahendra Singh, who was arrested from a dance bar in Goa during an anti-prostitution raid, has been admitted to a hospital after he complained of "chest pain". Panaji police inspector Rajendra Prabhudesai told PTI that Mahendra Singh, who was in police custody till September 2, was...
  • Action director Tinnu Verma in police custody August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood action director Tinnu Verma, who was absconding after allegedly attacking his step-brother Manohar, is now in police custody, police officials here confirmed Thursday. When contacted by IANS, an official at Kurar Police Station in Malad East, where the case against Tinnu was registered, said: "Yes, Tinnu was arrested last...
  • Undertrial who escaped custody nabbed at Mathura railway station August 14, 2013

    An undertrial, who had escaped from police custody when he was being taken to a court hearing, was nabbed at Mathura Jn station on Tuesday, police said. Rajveer alias Vijai Yadav, was booked on July 3 on charges of theft, managed to give a slip to two constables Hakim Singh and...
  • Youth dies in police custody, family claims foul play August 4, 2013

    A 24yearold youth has died in police custody in Amritsar and was cremated immediately, with his family alleging that "excessive torture" lead to his death. Satinderpal Singh, who was taken into custody on August 1 by the police officials after he failed to produce registration book of the motorbike he...
  • A person behind bars will not be allowed to contest polls, rules SC July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: More details of the Supreme Court verdict that disqualifies convicted MPs and MLAs are out now. The court has ruled that any person in the custody of police will be temporarily barred from contesting elections. The court has ruled that a person can't contest elections if he or she...
  • Bollywood gets pulled into spotfixing probe May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Exposing the Bollywood connection in the IPL spotfixing scandal, police on Tuesday arrested actor Vindoo Dara Singh for his alleged links with the betting mafia even as three players and seven bookies, accused of spotfixing, were sent to fiveday police custody. A hawala operator Aplesh Patel was also...
  • Spotfixing: Players, bookies sent to police custody May 21, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday remanded three players accused of spotfixing in IPL to fiveday police custody. Apart from the former Rajasthan Players Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, seven bookies were also sent to the police custody for the same time period. Sreesanth, Chandila and Chavan were arrested...
  • Parl panel for single regulator to monitor chit fund schemes May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of recent chit fund controversy in West Bengal, a Parliamentary committee on Friday slammed such schemes with demands for putting in place a single regulator to oversee their functioning or scrapping them altogether. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance closely scrutinised the functioning of such...
  • WB chit fund scam: Sudipta Sen, 2 aides sent to 9day police custody May 9, 2013

    Kolkata: Chit fund company Saradha group's chief Sudipta Sen was on Thursday sent to 9day police custody, along with two of his close aides Debjani Mukherjee and Arvind Singh Chouhan. The Bidhan Nagar police had sought a 14day extension of their custody. The Saradha group allegedly duped lakhs of investors in...