Robbers

  • Robber brutally beaten to death 15-04-2014 09:19 AM

    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--...
  • Gang of robbers busted in Ghaziabad 26-03-2014 11:30 PM

    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...
  • Pennsylvania lawyer puts up online ad starring smiling criminals holding 'Thanks Dan' signs; draws wide criticism 10-03-2014 02:28 PM

    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...
  • Armed robbers loot group of travellers on Jaipur-Delhi highway 24-02-2014 03:37 PM

    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...
  • Gang of robbers active in Ghaziabad busted, 2 arrested 11-01-2014 06:09 PM

    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...
  • Former Miss Venezuela shot dead by robbers 08-01-2014 11:26 AM

    A popular soap-opera actress and former Miss Venezuela, 29-year-old Monica Spear surely could have afforded to vacation elsewhere. Yet she and her ex-husband, who worked in the travel industry, spent New Year's in the mountains of western Venezuela with their 5-year-old daughter then visited the plains of Apure state. On...
  • Four alleged robbers arrested 03-01-2014 07:53 PM

    Four alleged robbers were arrested while they were planning to execute a heist in the Modi Nagar area here, police said on Friday. Two country-made 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...
  • 6 suspected robbers arrested; pistols, cartridges, diamond rings seized 16-12-2013 11:09 PM

    The city police on Monday arrested sixsuspected robbers, and claimed that their gang had lootedseveral businessmen in the past months.Four country-made 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...
  • Ghaziabad traders' 7-day long stir for nabbing criminals called off 10-12-2013 10:48 AM

    Ghaziabad traders on Monday called off their seven-day-old 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...
  • Ghaziabad market shut over attack on shop owner, traders demand arrest of accused 03-12-2013 12:38 PM

    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...
  • Robbers loot cash and valuables, injure 4 family members 03-10-2013 12:59 PM

    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 ex-armyman Santlal Sah located at Sirsa Chowk late on Wednesday night and assaulted him and his wife...
  • London: Tony Blair's daughter held at gunpoint by robbers, escapes unhurt 19-09-2013 02:14 PM

    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' 15-08-2013 03:59 PM

    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...
  • Venezuela hair robbers target women with long strands 08-08-2013 03:42 PM

    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 03-08-2013 06:44 PM

    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 tip-off, Collectorganj police arrested five persons-- Salim, Nadim, Nafees, Ateek and Jafar near Malgodam area, belonging to a gang headed by...
  • Two bike-borne miscreants loot jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh from trader 03-08-2013 03:23 PM

    A gold trader was robbed of jewellery worth Rs 25 lakh by two motorcycle-borne 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...
  • Spain must cope with mounting distractions 26-06-2013 09:56 AM

    Fortaleza: Spain will have to beat Italy in the semi-finals 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 late-night partying...
  • Noida: Woman stabbed 27 times, husband questioned by police 22-06-2013 12:22 AM

    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 08-06-2013 11:50 PM

    London: Six men dressed in burqas, who carried out a daring Hollywood-style 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 high-value watches in...
  • Mumbai: Robbers attack jeweller, caught on CCTV 19-03-2013 09:20 AM

    Armed robbers attacked a jeweller and his associate in Mumbai and looted one kilogram of gold. ...
  • Meerut: Robbers kill 35-year-old trader 16-02-2013 03:15 PM

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  • Delhi: sacked cop turns robber 30-11-2011 12:42 PM

    New Delhi: What does an out-of-job Delhi police constable do? Well that partly depends on why he lost his employment. In Jagdish Chander's case, he was sacked by the department some time ago on charges of extortion. The ex-cop then decided to turn his backup job into his vocation. Chander...
  • Watchman robs jewels from shop he was 'guarding' 29-11-2011 01:15 PM

    Mumbai: A watchman allegedly burgled jewels worth Rs 80 lakh from the jewellery shop in Zaveri Bazaar he was supposed to be guarding in the wee hours on Monday. Dalpat Singh, the owner of Mateshwari Jewellers, Dhanaji Street, Silver Mansion was shocked when he saw that his shop had been...
  • Hello, Chhota Maya Dolas speaking: teen robber 20-07-2011 12:22 PM

    Mumbai: Inspiration comes easy to gangsters when there is a Bollywood hit involved, as was exemplified when cops arrested three persons in a robbery that occurred last month, and one of the accused borrowed for himself a name popularised by the silver screen. The youngest of those arrested, Santosh Gupta...
  • Somali pirates: organised robbers on high seas 21-03-2011 07:30 AM

    New Delhi: As India and 30 other countries struggle to contain piracy in the Gulf of Aden - a look at the highly trained pirates who terrorize and kidnap our sailors. They are the may look like a rag tag group but the 20-odd gangs of Somalian pirates are highly...
  • Robbers plan V-Day with girlfriends, nabbed 11-02-2011 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: They had planned to gift diamonds to their girlfriends on Valentines Day Feb 14 but as luck would have it, six members of a gang which committed more than 100 robberies and snatchings landed in police net a week before the day marking the celebration of love, an...
  • Obama robber hits Austrian bank 21-01-2011 07:52 PM

    Vienna: Say, isn't that the president with a gun in his hand? Actually, no, but it sure looks like it. Austrian authorities are searching for a bank robber who uses an unusual disguise: He wears a Barack Obama mask during his holdups. Police say the man, nicknamed the "Obama Robber"...