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...
  • Drug haul: Ram Singh's blood samples collected 01-04-2013 12:19 PM

    Chandigarh: The Punjab Police has collected the hair and blood samples of boxer Ram Singh in the Mohali drug haul case. It now remains to be seen whether Olympian Vijender Singh will be next as the police have said that he consumed drugs. The Punjab Police say that the investigation...
  • 'Vijender took drugs, but won't be arrested for now' 01-04-2013 07:51 AM

    Chandigarh: In a big blow to India's champion boxer, the Punjab Police has for the first time confirmed that Olympian boxer Vijender Singh did take drugs, saying he took heroin nearly 12 times between December 2012 and February 2013. The police are now trying to prove this forensically. The police's...
  • Vijender consumed drugs as many as 12 times: Police 31-03-2013 09:14 PM

    Chandigarh: A Punjab Police probe has revealed that Olympian Vijender Singh took drugs 12 times and boxer Ram Singh about five times between December 2012 and February 2013. The investigation reveals both Vijender and Ram allegedly procured the drug from Anoop Singh Kahlon and Rocky for personal consumption. The investigation...
  • Drugs haul: Boxer Ram Singh dismissed by Punjab Police 28-03-2013 11:18 PM

    Fatehgarh Sahib: International boxer Ram Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijender Singh was on Thursday dismissed by Punjab Police in connection with the recent recovery of 26 kg of heroin worth Rs 130 crore. Sub-Inspector Sarabjit Singh, who was close to a retired Senior Superintendent of Police, was also dismissed...