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  • West Bengal: 2 policemen in Birbhum attacked by assailants carrying bombs, lathis Yesterday

    Birbhum: Two police officers in Birbhum were attacked by assailants armed with crude bombs, lathis and other arms on Friday. The police reportedly fired to disperse the attacking mob. The two officers were seriously injured and admitted to the Suri district hospital. The officers were attacked after acting on information that a...
  • Pakistan: 250 policemen killed in Karachi in 1 year, says Official September 27, 2014

    Karachi: Around 250 policemen have been killed in an ongoing operation against militants and criminals in Pakistan's largest city, a top police official said on Saturday and asked the government to provide them advanced weapons to fight the anti-social elements. Ghulam Haider Jamali, Inspector General of Police in the southern...
  • Ishrat case: Court allows 2 accused policemen to go outside Gujarat September 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The special CBI court on Saturday allowed the applications of two police officers, who are accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, seeking modification of their bail conditions which bar them from leaving Gujarat. Judge Geeta Gopi allowed the pleas of IPS officers GL...
  • Mizoram may retire alcoholic, drug addict policemen September 10, 2014

    Aizawl: The Mizoram government may ask policemen who are chronic alcoholics or drug addicts to leave the job, an official said. "The state government is considering a proposal to refer the alcoholic or drug addict policemen to a medical board. If the medical board finds them chronic alcoholic or drug addict...
  • Here's how you can use WhatsApp to help catch corrupt policemen August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The next time a police officer seeks a bribe or harasses you, don't feel frustrated. Help is at hand, literally in the form of your smartphone equipped with chat application Whatsapp. Apart from calling and registering a complaint, a recorded audio or video clip can be sent to the...
  • Three Pakistani policemen killed in attack July 7, 2014

    Karachi: Three Pakistani policemen were killed on Sunday night after unidentified gunmen opened fire upon the vehicle they were travelling in at Hyderabad in Pakistan's Sindh province. The three policemen were killed and their colleague was injured when they were on patrol duty on Sunday night in the suburbs of...
  • Three policemen sent to police lines as woman makes molestation charge June 16, 2014

    Two policemen allegedly tried to molest a 50yearold woman in Sonbhadra and an inquiry has been launched into the matter by the department. The woman in her complaint to police has alleged that the two constables Amrendra Pratap Yadav and Anuj Singh entered house in an inebriated state and...
  • UP CM announces Rs 20 lakh compensation for 2 murdered policemen June 16, 2014

    Firozabad: The Uttar Pradesh government has announced a compensation of 20 lakh each to the families of two policemen who were shot dead in Firozabad on Sunday. UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "The two policemen who died in an encounter in Ferozabad, lost their lives to ensure law and...
  • UP: Violent protests in Firozabad after death of 2 police constables June 16, 2014

    After two police officers were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants, protestors in Firozabad blocked the roads and were seen hurling stones and vandalising buses. The police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh district, Firozabad, as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot...
  • UP: 2 policemen shot dead while questioning robbery suspects June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: In another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, two police officers were shot dead in Ramgarh in Firozabad on Sunday as they questioned two people suspected of committing a robbery. The assailants fled the crime spot immediately. The police have said that there might have been six assailants. The police have started...
  • 17 policemen killed in Yemen attack June 5, 2014

    Aden: Suspected Al Qaeda militants early Thursday attacked a military checkpoint in Yemen and killed at least 17 policemen, an official said. "Assailants of the Al Qaeda group raided a checkpoint in Bayhan district of Shabwa province, killing up to 17 policemen at around 5 a.m.," the official told Xinhua. "Three armoured...
  • Six policemen killed in Iraq June 5, 2014

    Baghdad: At least six policemen were killed and 45 people were injured Thursday when dozens of Sunni militants took control of six districts in the Iraqi city of Samarra, an official said. Groups of gunmen believed to be linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL), an Al Qaeda...
  • Two policemen injured in Naxal attack May 31, 2014

    Two policemen were injured in an encounter with Naxals in a dense forest in insurgencyhit Narayanpur district of Chhattisagrh today, police said. The gunbattle took place late this evening when a joint team of the Special Task Force (STF) and district force was patrolling in the forests of restive Orchha police...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • Gadchiroli: Police martyrs of Naxal attack given guard of honour May 12, 2014

    Gadchiroli (Maharashtra): Seven policemen, who died in a landmine blast triggered by Naxals near village Murmuri in Chamorshi taluka on Sunday, were on Monday given a 21gun salute before the bodies were handed over to their families. The gun salute was given as a mark of honour to the martyrs, where...
  • Two policemen die as two trucks collide, five injured April 11, 2014

    Two policemen were killed and five others injured when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Ajmer district. The police truck was on its way to Jaipur from Jalore to collect wireless sets for elections last night when it collided with another truck coming from opposite direction,...
  • Liquor mafia attacks police officials in a bid to free their jailed associates March 27, 2014

    Miscreants associated with liquor mafia injured at least eight policemen after allegedly pelting stones and freed three persons from police custody who were arrested in connection with selling illegal liquor at Khatoli town in Muzaffarnagar. A team of Excise and Police department had arrested three liquor mafia during raids on Wednesday,...
  • Terrorists kill two policemen in Kashmir near a Pulwama court March 3, 2014

    Srinagar: Two policemen were killed in a terrorist attack near the court premises in Pulwama town on Monday after terrorists fired volley of bullets on a police party in the main township. Police and witnesses said terrorists fired briefly on the policemen and later fled from the scene. The two...
  • 5 policemen get 3year jail for helping 2 murder accused escape from custody February 1, 2014

    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 Marble,...
  • Policemen's sons arrested for assaulting two girls in Bangalore December 19, 2013

    Three persons, all sons of policemen were arrested in Bangalore for allegedly assaulting two young girls who were involved in an accident, police said on Thursday. "The boys have been arrested last night for allegedly assaulting two young girls and the mother of one of them. They have been sent to...
  • Meghalaya: Five policemen killed in attack by terrorists November 5, 2013

    Five policemen were killed in western Meghalaya on Tuesday when tribal terrorists ambushed a police team on its way to a jail to take charge of a prisoner, officials said. A group of 1015 heavily armed suspected members of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) attacked the police team in Banjakona...
  • 4 policemen suspended for negligence of duty after couple beaten up over 'love affair' October 17, 2013

    Four policemen were suspended for negligence of duty after a tribal man and a married woman were allegedly beaten up and their faces blackened by Khokariya villagers who disapproved of a relationship between the two, police said in Dhar on Thursday. Dhamnod police station incharge Mukesh Ijardar, a subinspector and two...
  • Mumbai: Not enough policemen to guard women compartments, admits RR Patil September 19, 2013

    Admitting shortage of railway police personnel to guard women compartments in suburban trains, Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil has said he has apprised Union Railway Minister Mallikarjun Kharge about it. "About 574 compartments out of the total 936 reserved for women on suburban trains do not have railway police personnel,"...
  • J&K: Girl's parents threatened to withdraw statement against policemen September 17, 2013

    The parents of a minor girl who was allegedly gangraped by three policeman said they are being threatened. The parents claimed that they have been asked to withdraw their statement and are not being allowed to visit the girl. ...
  • J&K: Two policemen arrested for kidnapping, raping minor September 14, 2013

    Srinagar: In a shocker from Jammu and Kashmir, some police officers allegedly kidnapped and raped a minor girl in Reasi. The Assistant Sub Inspector and Special police officer have been arrested after public outcry and protests. A case has also been filed. A third main accused in the case is...
  • Two cops hurt as militants lob grenade at police station September 2, 2013

    Srinagar: Two policemen were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Baramulla district Sunday night, police said. Militants hurled a grenade at Tarzoo police station in Sopore area of the district, 55 km from here, at around 9 PM, they said. Two special...
  • Four policemen injured as students clash in college election rallies at Jaipur August 22, 2013

    At least four policemen were among those injured in a clash between two groups of students in Jaipur as they took out rallies for upcoming college elections. Students belonging to rival groups pelted stones at each other leaving four policemen, who were trying to control them, injured, Gandhi Nagar ACP Tejpal...
  • 1 dead, 14 injured in a clash in Jorhat August 19, 2013

    A school student was killed and 14 others, including nine policemen, were injured in a clash which led to police firing in a tea estate in Assam's Jorhat district on Monday. A quarrel took place between a village defence party and some people who came in a vehicle with a crowd...
  • Tension in UP village after boy shot at for harassing girl August 16, 2013

    Tension prevailed in Chamrawala village in Muzaffarnagar district where violence erupted four days back after a Dalit youth was shot at for allegedly teasing a girl from another community. Additional police force has been deployed in the village to avoid any further incident of violence, police said. The trouble began on...
  • 97 policemen honoured on Independence Day August 15, 2013

    Ninetyseven policemen, including 17 officers, were on Thursday honoured at the Independence Day celebrations in Lucknow, with 17 of them getting gallantry medals. Seven policemen were given the President's medal for extra ordinary services in the line of duty while 73 were honoured for long and commendable service. Constables Ram Shankar Singh,...