Punjab Police

  • 24 kg heroin recovered in Amritsar, four arrested 28-10-2013 03:07 PM

    Amritsar: The Punjab Police arrested four men in Amritsar on Monday and recovered 24 kg of heroin worth Rs 120 crore ($19.5 million) on the international market from them, an officer said. Sources in the state special operations cell said that the recovery was made near the Millennium Gate following...
  • Punjab Police officer suspended for misusing personnel 29-06-2013 04:33 AM

    Chandigarh: A senior officer of the Punjab Police was on Friday suspended from duty after being caught misusing police personnel and vehicles for construction work at his private farmhouse in Jalandhar district, police said. Punjab Police chief has placed Kulwinder Singh, commandant 80th Battalion of the Punjab Armed Police (PAP)...
  • Punjab Police registers case in IAS officer's assault case 29-06-2013 02:00 AM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Police on Friday registered a case under the Information Technology (IT) Act following a complaint by senior IAS officer KS Pannu over the uploading of a video on social networking sites showing an assault on him in Uttarakhand. In his complaint, Pannu has stated that "under a...
  • Punjab Police constable rapes nursing student, arrested 03-06-2013 02:16 PM

    Chandigarh: A Punjab Police head constable allegedly sexually assaulted a 23-year-old nursing student after she was found in a park along with her male friend in Ferozepur. Head constable Nawal Kishore, who was arrested on Sunday night, was on a patrol duty when he spotted the girl and the youth,...
  • Tarn Taran case: Assault video doctored, allege accused policemen 19-04-2013 07:58 PM

    Chandigarh: The three policemen, accused of assaulting and abusing a girl in Tarn Taran district after she had approached them to complain about molestation, on Friday claimed that the video footage reportedly showing the assault was doctored. Their statements were recorded by Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner SR Ladhar. They alleged that...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs 16-04-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)...
  • SC verdict on Bhullar: Punjab Police put on high alert 13-04-2013 11:21 AM

    Chandigarh/New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court turned down the plea of death row convict and Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar for commutation of his death sentence to life term, the Punjab Police has been been asked to step up security across the state. Delivering the operative portion...
  • Drug haul: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in police custody 07-04-2013 11:34 PM

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Boxer Ram Singh was on Sunday remanded in two-day police custody in connection with a drug haul case, in which the name of Olympic medallist and renowned pugilist Vijender Singh had cropped up. Ram Singh, the sparring partner of Vijender Singh, was remanded in police custody till April...
  • Olympian Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala 06-04-2013 12:26 PM

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala 06-04-2013 10:14 AM

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister 04-04-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...
  • Drug haul: Police unhappy as NADA leaves out vital test on Vijender 04-04-2013 07:45 AM

    Chandigarh: The rift between the Punjab Police and the Sports Ministry over India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh is out in the open now. Unhappy with the tests carried out by NADA, the police said that vital hair follicle test used to detect heroin use has been left out. Instead blood...
  • Police case on Vijender Singh is very weak: Lawyer 02-04-2013 03:57 PM

    Lawyer Mukul Khanna said that a hair test on Olympian boxer Vijender Singh will be inconclusive as it won't reveal the quantity of the drug consumed. ...