ROBBERY

  • Coimbatore: Rs 1.70 crore of gold ornaments stolen from financial firm Yesterday

    Coimbatore: Gold ornaments worth Rs 1.70 crore and Rs 5.6 lakh in cash were stolen from a city- based private financial firm dealing in gold loans, police said. A woman sweeper noticed the main doors of the firm at Kovaipudur area open and informed the security guard. He in turn...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Woman thrown off running train after alleged rape attempt 5 days ago

    New Delhi: In yet another shocking incident of crime against women in Madhya Pradesh a young woman was thrown off a train after an alleged rape attempt. The victim who is a professional from Delhi was thown off a train in Madhya Pradesh near Sagar. The girl was found unconcious...
  • Taxi driver rapes Delhi-based woman, throws her and friend off a cliff near Dehradun November 11, 2014

    Dehradun: A Delhi-based woman was allegedly raped and murdered while her male friend was killed by a taxi driver and his three accomplices near Dehradun in Uttarakhand, a police official said on Tuesday. The 27-year-old woman, identified as Moumita Das, and her 24-year-old companion Avijit Paul had arrived in Dehradun on...
  • DNA from toilet leads police to burglary suspect as he forgot to flush after robbing house of jewellery October 30, 2014

    Albuquerque, NM: Police in Albuquerque say a man suspected of a $250,000 heist should have flushed the evidence he left behind. KOAT-TV reports investigators tied Ramon Herrera to the September burglary using DNA left on a toilet. Police say the 33-year-old relieved himself while taking $250,000 worth of jewelry from a...
  • Sonipat robbery: PMO sends top officials to visit the crime spot October 29, 2014

    Sonipat: A day after a shocking heist in Sonipat, where burglars used a 80 feet tunnel to break into a Punjab National Bank, the the Prime Minister's Office has dispatched one of its top officials to the site. The burglars had stolen crores of rupees and valuables from 90 lockers. The...
  • Sonipat: Burglars dig 80 feet tunnel to break into a bank, steal crores October 28, 2014

    Sonipat: A shocking heist in Haryana has left police officers stumped as the burglars dug a 80 feet tunnel to break into a Punjan National Bank in Sonipat. Burglars have stolen crores of rupees and valuables from 90 lockers. The incident came to light on Monday morning when the bank was opened...
  • Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued ID card outside store he robbed sentenced to 12 years in prison October 20, 2014

    Fort Smith, Ark.: An Arkansas man who dropped his state-issued identification card outside of a gas station he robbed has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. The Southwest Times Record reports that 21-year-old Malcolm Thomas was sentenced Wednesday after accepting a deal with prosecutors. He pleaded guilty to the robbery...
  • Good guy robber: Remorseful robber waits for police after Washington state heist October 15, 2014

    Seattle: A suspected robber with a guilty conscience walked out of a Washington state bank with stolen cash on Tuesday then waited outside the building for police to arrest him, police said. The 64-year-old man walked into a Banner Bank branch in Bellingham early on Tuesday and handed a teller a...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Chaos in Vizag, locals loot essential supplies, water costs Rs 250 per litre, milk Rs 100 October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: As Visakhapatnam tries to limp back to normalcy after the destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud, there is a mad scramble for food, water and fuel in the affected areas. The situation is tense with people stopping trucks, mobbing relief officers and looting supplies. The police have been resorting to...
  • Rs 23 lakh goes missing from cash van October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Around Rs 23 lakh went missing from a cash van in Central Delhi's Paharganj area on Tuesday evening under mysterious circumstances. The incident took place around 6:15 PM when the cash van, which belonged to a private company, reached an ATM at Paharganj. "As a couple of its staff...
  • Ahmedabad: Jeweller distracted by 'fallen notes' tricked, robbed September 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A Mumbai-based jeweller was relieved of a bag containing jewellery worth Rs 90 lakh outside a police chowky near Parimal garden area on Friday evening, police said. According to the complaint filed by Pradeep Dhakan he and his brother Pravin had come here to sell ornaments to jewellers. ...
  • Watch: Incredible GoPro footage shows cyclist barely escaping an armed robber in a rough neighbourhood in Buenos Aires September 18, 2014

    A man was on a bike tour in a rough part of Buenos Aires in Argentina in broad daylight when a thief attempted to steal his camera gear at gunpoint. The footage was captured as he happened to be recording with a GoPro strapped to his forehead. The armed man is...
  • In floodhit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves September 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Leaving his family behind at a relief camp, Gulzar Ahmed swims every night to reach his house in inundated Gogji Bagh area and sleeps there to ensure that his belongings are safe. As the ravaging flood of Kashmir has emptied the city of its dwellers, the burglars in Srinagar...
  • No illegality in quashing FIR in lesser offences if parties reach compromise: SC September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: There is no illegality in quashing proceedings in matrimonial and civil property disputes if the parties have reached a compromise and there are no chances of conviction but the same would not apply in serious offences like rape, murder and robbery, the Supreme Court has said. "We are...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Thieves decamp with ATM machine with Rs 11 lakh inside September 7, 2014

    Srikakulam (AP): Unidentified persons stole an entire ATM machine of a nationalised bank containing about Rs 11 lakh in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. The incident took place at Kotturu. The thieves entered the ATM kiosk early this morning, applied...
  • Robbers shoot 2 train passengers dead August 17, 2014

    Armed robbers shot dead two passengers aboard a Hatiabound train in Bihar, police said on Sunday. The robbers opened fire at passengers Saturday late in the night for resisting robbery attempt on the GorakhpurHatia Maurya Express near Hathidih railway station, some 110 km from here, Government Railway Police official Upender Kumar...
  • Wearing branded shoes and clothes, two men loot Rs 7.5 lakh from a temple in just 15 minutes August 13, 2014

    Wearing branded clothes and shoes, two members of a gang in Korba conducted a robbery at Sarvmangla Temple in just 15 minutes! According to a report published in Daily Bhaskar, the gang looted Rs 7.5 lakh from the temple. The incident has sent shock waves around the area. To catch the...
  • Six criminals rob man of foreign currency, ornaments August 11, 2014

    Six unidentified persons looted cash including foreign currency and other valuables worth Rs 3 lakhs from a man who was returning to his native village in Muzaffarnagarfrom Saudi Arabia, police said. Six armed men came in a car and intercepted the victim Nafis' car on DelhiDehradun National highway near here yesterday,...
  • 3 teenagers loot Rs 32 lakh from a Nadaun bank near Hamirpur August 9, 2014

    Three teenagers in the age group of 1215 years allegedly looted Rs 32 lakh in a robbery this afternoon at a bank branch in Nadaun, 40km from Harimpur, policesaid. According to police, the robbery, which took place at a State Bank of India branch, was captured on CCTV camera and the...
  • Stolen Durga statue worth Rs 15 crore recovered August 8, 2014

    Two persons were arrested with a 50 kg 'ashtdhatu' statue worth Rs 15 crore from near Parsoiya crossing in the district, police said. Superintendent of Police, Amethi, Hira Lal told reporters today that two criminals Vikram Verma and Kuldeep Gupta were arrested on Friday. "A 50 kg astdhatu statue of Maa Durga...
  • Crime rising in the capital; over 70,000 cases till June 30 July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Registering a phenomenal surge, Delhi police recorded over 70,000 cases under IPC laws in the national capital till June 30, up from the 80,000 cases reported in 2013. The rise has been attributed to various factors like rapid urbanisation, socioeconomic imbalances and especially increased awareness among the public. According to...
  • Posing as courier delivery boys, 2 youths rob house July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youths posing as courier delivery boys allegedly committed armed robbery on Wednesday at a house in Outer Delhi's Rohini area and also thrashed its elderly woman occupant in the process, police said. Adding a 'filmi' touch to the crime, the robbers are also said to have painted...
  • 35yearold woman arrested for robbing 5 'husbands' July 15, 2014

    A 35yearold woman was arrested along with her accomplices in neighbouring Baran district for allegedly duping five men into marrying her before fleeing away with their money and valuables, police said on Tuesday. Kusum alias Pooja was part of a gang of about fivesix members who would flee with the money...
  • Samsung smartphones, computers worth $6.3 million robbed in Brazil July 9, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Bandits attacked a Samsung Electronics Co Ltd factory near Sao Paulo late Sunday and held workers hostage while they robbed truckloads of smartphones, tablets and notebook computers the company valued at about $6.3 million. The dramatic heist, carried out by armed robbers who carjacked a shuttle used by...
  • Bikeborne rob cash worth Rs 8 lakh from vegetable trader outside local bank July 8, 2014

    A vegetable trader was on Monday allegedly robbed of Rs 8 lakh by two bikeborne youths in front of a local bank in Kanpur's Mall road area, police said. The incident took place when Nikhil Arora, hailing from Punjab, was coming out of the bank with the cash inside a bag,...
  • Two arrested while planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar July 3, 2014

    Two persons were arrested on Thursday in the district when they were allegedly planning to execute a robbery in Vijay Nagar area in Ghaziabad, police said. According to police, the arrested have been identified as Sunny Kumar, a resident of Aligarh and Momeen, a resident of Bulandshahr. "Police got information that...
  • Over 300 passengers looted on Janshatabdi Express heading from Ranchi to Patna July 2, 2014

    Patna: A brazen dacoity took place on board the Janshatabdi express in Jharkhand on Tuesday night. More than 300 passengers were looted on board the Janshatabdi express that was heading to Patna from Ranchi. More than 30 armed dacoits looted of gold worth several lakhs from passengers in the...
  • Italian tourist robbed of passport, cash in Jaipur; probe on July 1, 2014

    An Italian tourist was allegedly robbed of her handbag containing her passport, Rs 10,000 and 300 euros in cash on board a Rajasthan governmentrun bus, police said in Jaipur on Tuesday. The tourist, Sayana Pontogolio, had boarded the bus at Barmer on Sunday night. On Monday morning when she was about...
  • Assets worth Rs 30 lakh looted in Ghaziabad July 1, 2014

    Robbers looted cash, jewellery and other valuables worth over Rs 30 lakh from two houses in Loni village in Ghaziabad, a day after a man was gunned down and Rs.18 lakh looted from him, police said. The robberies took place Monday night in Agraula area of Loni in Ghaziabad district, police...
  • Armed robbers loot Rs 19 lakh from bank June 29, 2014

    Armed robbers looted Rs 19 lakh from a bank at Jalali in Aligarh, police said on Sunday. Six masked men forced their way into a branch of Canara Bank at gunpoint Saturday evening. They looted the cash box and then broke into the strong room, it said. The robbers damaged all...