Robbers

  • Gang of 6 armed robbers gun down a man, injure 4 others August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead a man and injured four others before looting cash and valuables from passengers of a train between Hathidah and Rampur Dumra railway stations in Bihar's Patna district. East Central Railway Chief Public Relation Officer Arvind Kumar Rajak said on Sunday that six armed robbers entered a coach...
  • Two robbers arrested, five escape June 26, 2014

    Two dacoity were caught while committing dacoity in Chatra village of Dumka district, police said on Thursday. A group of dacoits barged into the house a grocery shop owner, Kanhailal Sheel late night on Wednesday and started committing dacoity after taking his family members hostage at gun point, said Deputy SP AK...
  • Robbers assault goldsmith, loot ornaments worth Rs 5 lakh June 23, 2014

    Four armed miscreants roughed up and robbed a goldsmith of precious ornament worth about Rs 5 lakh and two motorcycles in Sadar Bazar area here, police said on Monday. According to an FIR, the victim Vinod Kumar Saini was shutting his shop in Ashok Vihar colony on Sunday evening and heading...
  • News 360: Centre steps in to control prices, imposes minimum export price on onions June 17, 2014

    With India's wholesale price inflation rising to a fivemonth high in May, the government on Tuesday held a high level meeting chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to discuss inflation. The Centre has advised the state governments to take appropriate steps to crack down on hoarding. ...
  • Robbers' gang active in NCR busted in Ghaziabad May 2, 2014

    Police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers active in Delhi, Noida and Ghaziabad with the arrest of two persons, an official said told reporters. Shekhar, a resident of Railway Road and Santosh, a native of Bhopra, who were wanted in several cases of robbery and chain snatching,...
  • Police bust gang of vehicle-lifters, 41 motorbikes recovered April 23, 2014

    As many as 41 stolen bikes were recovered following the arrest of three alleged members of a gang of motorcycle thieves in Jhalawar district, police said on Wednesday. Sheru Mohammed, Pappu and Bharat Gurjar, all hailing from Jhalawar district, were arrested on Tuesday, they said. The gang used to steal vehicles and...
  • Robber brutally beaten to death April 15, 2014

    A 25-year-old robber was allegedly beaten to death by people after he along with his two accomplices barged into a house in the Muradnagar area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Imran, a resident of Fariqnagar of Uttar Pradesh. The two accomplices--Wakil and Nizamuddin-- managed...
  • Gang of robbers busted in Ghaziabad March 26, 2014

    Police claimed to have busted a gang of robbers active in different parts of the city on Wednesday, with the arrest of three persons, an official said. The accused, identified as Sunny, Saurabh and Vidhur, hail from Muzaffarnagar district, he said. After getting a tip-off that five robbers, wanted in several cases,...
  • Pennsylvania lawyer puts up online ad starring smiling criminals holding 'Thanks Dan' signs; draws wide criticism March 10, 2014

    A Pittsburgh lawyer's online ad showing smiling robbers, drug dealers and prostitutes flashing thumbs up and thanking him for getting them off the hook has garnered tens of thousands of views and drawn fire from a local bar association. One fictional criminal pauses while climbing out a window, carrying a laptop...
  • Armed robbers loot group of travellers on Jaipur-Delhi highway February 24, 2014

    An armed gang of robbers on Monday looted cash, jewellery and mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees from a group of people who were travelling in a van on the Jaipur-Delhi national highway near Kotputali area in Jaipur. Nearly a dozen people including six women were on their way from Delhi...
  • Gang of robbers active in Ghaziabad busted, 2 arrested January 11, 2014

    Police in Ghaziabadclaimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of two persons, involved in several cases of loot and theft in the district. Wahid, a resident of Baghpat and Afzal, a resident of Meerut were wanted in several cases of loot. They were members of notorious Chota...
  • Former Miss Venezuela shot dead by robbers January 8, 2014

    A popular soapopera actress and former Miss Venezuela, 29yearold Monica Spear surely could have afforded to vacation elsewhere. Yet she and her exhusband, who worked in the travel industry, spent New Year's in the mountains of western Venezuela with their 5yearold daughter then visited the plains of Apure state. On their return...
  • Four alleged robbers arrested January 3, 2014

    Four alleged robbers were arrested while they were planning to execute a heist in the Modi Nagar area here, police said on Friday. Two countrymade pistols, two knives and a tempo were seized from their possession after the arrest on Thursday night, they said, adding that the accused used to rob...
  • 6 suspected robbers arrested; pistols, cartridges, diamond rings seized December 16, 2013

    The city police on Monday arrested sixsuspected robbers, and claimed that their gang had lootedseveral businessmen in the past months.Four countrymade pistols, cartridges, 19 diamond rings,Rs 14.5 lakh in cash, a stolen car, a tempo and two scooterswere seized from their possession, a police officer said. The gang members have been...
  • Ghaziabad traders' 7day long stir for nabbing criminals called off December 10, 2013

    Ghaziabad traders on Monday called off their sevendayold agitation demanding arrest of criminals and removal of Ghaziabad senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dharmendra Yadav. Trader leader Satya Pal Chaudhary said Uttar Pradesh Vyapar Mandal president Banwari Lal Kanchhal who is close to the state's ruling Samajwadi Party visited the dharna site...
  • Ghaziabad market shut over attack on shop owner, traders demand arrest of accused December 3, 2013

    Traders' organisations in Ghaziabad said on Tuesday the markets would remain closed until the culprits who looted a jewellery shop and shot at the owner on Sunday night were arrested. Earlier, the traders and political activists took out processions and staged dharnas against the deteriorating law and order situation.They announced support...
  • Robbers loot cash and valuables, injure 4 family members October 3, 2013

    Armed robbers attacked a retired armyman and his three family members before looting cash and valubles in Bihar's Katihar district, a police office said on Thursday. The robbers raided the house of the exarmyman Santlal Sah located at Sirsa Chowk late on Wednesday night and assaulted him and his wife Sulochana...
  • London: Tony Blair's daughter held at gunpoint by robbers, escapes unhurt September 19, 2013

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's barrister daughter Kathryn escaped unhurt after being held at gunpoint by robbers on a central London street. The 29-year-old came face to face with two muggers as she and her boyfriend were walking their dog on Monday night. The two men, one armed with...
  • Confectionery owner robbed on pretext of buying 'rasgulla' August 15, 2013

    A confectionery owner wasallegedly robbed by four armed assailants on the pretext ofbuying a sweet dish, police said on Thursday. Naresh Sharma, who owns a sweet shop near Mandolla busstand, told police that when he was to shut his shopat around10pm on Tuesday, four men in a car arrived at hisshop...
  • Venezuela hair robbers target women with long strands August 8, 2013

    If you're in Venezuela, guard you hair. Letting your hair down can make you a target for criminals. Thieves are targeting women with long hair in order to sell the hair to beauty salons. The thieves grab the victims by the hair, pull out a pair of scissors, and cut...
  • Five of a gang allegedly involved in over 20 robberies arrested August 3, 2013

    Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of robbers with the arrest of five persons allegedly involved in over 20 robberies in the district. Acting on a tipoff, Collectorganj police arrested five persons Salim, Nadim, Nafees, Ateek and Jafar near Malgodam area, belonging to a gang headed by Jaleel,...
  • Two bikeborne miscreants loot jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh from trader August 3, 2013

    A gold trader was robbed of jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh by two motorcycleborne persons, who also critically injured him, police said here on Saturday. Manoj Kumar reached home after closing his shop last evening and was about to enter his house, when two miscreants tried to snatch away his bag...
  • Spain must cope with mounting distractions June 26, 2013

    Fortaleza: Spain will have to beat Italy in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup, and deal with a few distractions, too. The World Cup winners answered almost as many questions on Tuesday about a robbery in their team hotel last week and denied it was linked to latenight partying...
  • Noida: Woman stabbed 27 times, husband questioned by police June 22, 2013

    Noida: A woman was stabbed 27 times allegedly by robbers near Mahamaya flyover at Sector 44 area in Noida. However, police have detained her husband suspecting his role in the Thursday night attack. S Yadav, a Sarafabad resident, told police that he was returning from Delhi with wife Bharti on...
  • London: Six men in burqa steal $ 1.52 mn worth watches June 8, 2013

    London: Six men dressed in burqas, who carried out a daring Hollywoodstyle robbery at one of London's most iconic department stores, stole watches worth an estimated $1.52 million, the Scotland Yard has said. The men, who were disguised in 'burqas', smashed glass cabinets and filled holdalls with highvalue watches in...
  • Mumbai: Robbers attack jeweller, caught on CCTV March 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Armed robbers attacked a jeweller and his associate in Mumbai and looted one kilogram of gold. The entire act was caught on a CCTV as the robbers got away with the gold. Even as the robbers snatched one kilogram of gold from the jeweller, they did not realise that a...
  • Meerut: Robbers kill 35yearold trader February 16, 2013

    Meerut: Six armed men allegedly shot dead a 35yearold trader when he tried to stop them from robbing his house, police said on Saturday. The robbers decamped with Rs 2 lakh cash and jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh after shooting dead Ashfaq Malik at his residence Friday night, police said. One...
  • Punjab: Two petrol pump employees shot dead by robbers January 9, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Two petrol pump employees were killed while another was seriously injured when six robbers opened fire at them in Varsola village near Gurdaspur after they refused to hand over cash, police said on Wednesday. Police have launched a hunt for the six assailants after registering an FIR. SHO Gulzar Singh...
  • Delhi bank robbery: 3 arrested, Rs 2.36 crore recovered September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Two days after the audacious Rs 5.25 crore heist in south Delhi, police on Sunday claimed to have cracked the case with the arrest of three persons including a robber and recovered Rs 2.36 crore. Police said it has recovered over Rs 2.36 crore out of the money looted...
  • Delhi ATM van robbery: Police arrest 1, recover Rs 1.5 cr September 29, 2012

    New Delhi: In a breakthrough in the heist of Rs 5.25 crore from a cash van in south Delhi, police on Saturday arrested one person and detained four other suspects. Police have also recovered Rs 1.5 crore of the stolen cash. The heist was reportedly masterminded by a gang active in...