Police Officials

  • Two police officials arrested for extortion in New Delhi September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A woman subinspector and a constable have been arrested for extorting money from a Punjabbased businessman after threatening to trap him in the sex trade, Delhi Police said on Wednesday. Subinspector Vandana and constable Hans Kumar were taken into custody after a complaint was lodged against them two days...
  • Delhi Police officials now to be seen riding bicycles September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Police personnel will now be seen riding bicycles while patrolling in congested areas of the Walled City and parks of North Delhi with a view to check crimes such as snatching. Eight highperformance geared bicycles have been recently bought by the Delhi Police for beat constables to patrol...
  • Wanted Maoist involved in killing of 7 police officials arrested August 17, 2014

    A Maoist allegedly involved in the killing of seven policemen last year was arrested from Goitha in Bihar's Gaya district on Sunday. Acting on a tip off, a team of CRPF and police raided the village and caught the Maoist identified as Dwarika Yadav, Superintendent of Police (SP), City, Rakesh Kumar...
  • Was it Candy Crush? Police officer faces inquiry for playing games on mobile March 26, 2014

    A senior police official in Aligarh faces an inquiry after he was found allegedly playing video game on his mobile phone during a meeting called by the police department to review poll preparations. IG Agra Zone Ashutosh Pandey had called a meeting Monday to discuss apparatus put in place for the...
  • Six police officials suspended for torturing youth April 24, 2013

    Lucknow: Five constables and a Station House Officer (SHO) were on Tuesday suspended for torturing five youths they had detained on Monday evening at Muzaffarnagar, officials said. The policemen were suspended for allegedly beating up the youths in custody at Mansoorpur police station. They also tried to force the youths...
  • 7 police officials suspended on molestation charges April 16, 2013

    Hazaribagh: Seven officers, undergoing training at the Police Training Centre of Padma in Hazaribagh district, were suspended for allegedly attempting to molest women passengers on a bus, police said on Monday. The seven accused were suspended by Superintendent of Police (Padma) Madan Mohan Lall after the bus passengers handed them...
  • Delhi gangrape: Showcause notice to police officials April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Government has served showcause notices to two senior IPS officers and several others asking them to explain why action should not be initiated against them for alleged dereliction of duty in connection with the December 16, 2012 gangrape incident in New Delhi. The showcause notices were served against...
  • Odisha: Naxals strike again, abduct police official May 8, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: A police official has been abducted by suspected Naxals in Odisha. ASI Krupa Ram Majhi of the Dharambandha Police Station has been abducted by suspected Naxals in Nuapada. Reports say 10 Naxals abducted the ASI and let off the constable accompanying him. This is the third hostage crisis in Odisha in...
  • AP cop probing liquor scandal transferred April 4, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government has transferred a senior police officer who was probing the liquor payoffs scandal allegedly involving some top politicians. Additional Director of AntiCorruption Bureau (ACB) K Sreenivasa Reddy has been posted as chief of coastal security. The orders of his promotion as inspector general of police...
  • U'khand: Wife burns man to death in a fit of rage April 1, 2012

    Dehra Dun: A police inspector from Uttarakhand died on Sunday at New Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital after being set on fire allegedly by his wife in a fit of rage, police said. 56yearold, Ram Lal Arya, who was posted at the police headquarters, died on Sunday morning after he was admitted at...
  • NCTC: Top civil, police officials to meet today March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: DGPs and Chief Secretaries of states are likely to meet on Monday to end the deadlock over the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) amidst the opposition from the chief ministers of nine nonUPA ruled states and from Mamata Banerjee over setting up the antiterror body. The states have opposed...
  • Cops supporting Guj govt to be transferred before polls October 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Ahead of elections in Gujarat, the Election Commission has directed the transfer of certain police officers in the state. Chief Election Commissioner, N Gopalaswamy said, "Anybody who has completed three years in a particular place or if he happens to be in his own native place should be transferred." "Some...
  • Bangalore DIG hangs himself to death August 5, 2007

    Bangalore: A top police official allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Bangalore on Saturday. Deputy Inspector General B S Abbai hanged himself at his home in the police quarters at Parappana in Bangalore. The 53yearold left a note saying no one is responsible for his death. He also expressed...
  • 'J&K violence drops by twothirds' April 1, 2007

    New Delhi: Amid the ongoing debate over a possible pullout of troops from Jammu and Kashmir, a top police official on Sunday claimed that the number of daily killings in Jammu and Kashmir has fallen by more than twothirds. The official described the violence levels to be "the lowest in...