Seized

  • Large quantity of detonators, wires seized July 28, 2014

    A large quantity of detonators and wires were seized on Monday from Vasa village in the Rohtas district, police said here. Acting on a tip off, a police team raided a dilapidated house in the village under Mufassil police station and found 13,900 detonators and wires in four sacks, Superintendent of...
  • Russia might try to seize more parts of Ukraine July 22, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Smitha Sharma talks about how the Ukraine crisis began in the region. The internal Ukraine crisis began in November 2013 leading to the capture of Crimea. The fear instilled in people now is that Russia might attempt to seize more parts of Ukraine. ...
  • Eight powerful bombs seized by police from a train at the Kishanganj Railway Station. June 30, 2014

    Eight powerful bombs were seized by the police from a train bound for New Jalpaiguri in adjacent West Bengal when it stopped at the Kishanganj Railway Station. On a tip off that some criminals were travelling with a consignment of bombs in the Maldah-New Jalpaiguri passenger train, the police, RPF and...
  • 5.8 kg of gold seized from Indo-Bangla border; one held June 19, 2014

    Kolkata: BSF troops on Thursday seized over 5 kgs of gold, including 27 biscuits made of the yellow metal, when the cache was being smuggled across West Bengal's border with Bangladesh. Officials said that a Border Security Force patrol early on Thursday morning apprehended a person from Amudia border post...
  • Kerala: Gold rods, sheets seized from air passenger June 19, 2014

    Kochi: Nearly 700 grams of gold allegedly smuggled in different forms were seized by customs personnel from a passenger who arrived at the airport from Sharjah on Thursday. The passenger had kept concealed two six-inches long gold rods and four gold sheets, totally weighing 699.5 grams and valued at about Rs...
  • US seizes Benghazi suspect in deadly Libya attack June 18, 2014

    Washington: U.S. special forces seized a "key leader" of the deadly Benghazi, Libya, attack and he is on his way to face trial in the U.S. for the fiery assault that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans, the Obama administration announced on Tuesday. It was the first breakthrough...
  • 5 Maoists held, arms and ammunition seized June 16, 2014

    Aurangabad: Five hardcore Maoists have been arrested from a village under Haspura Police Station area in Bihar's Aurangabad district, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the house of Surendra Rajbanshi in Bishunpura village on Sunday and arrested the CPI(Maoist) ultras, DSP Md Anwar Javed said. The...
  • 1500 loads of illegal sand seized in Shimoga June 14, 2014

    Shimoga: In a joint operation by various government departments in several areas of Shimoga and Theerthahlli taluks on Saturday, authorities seized 1500 loads of sand worth of several lakhs of rupees. The raid was mainly aimed to check and curb the illegal menace of selling sand to consumers by contractors...
  • Islamic bodies refuse to return seized Bibles in Malaysia June 14, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Two Islamic bodies in Muslim majority Malaysia have refused to return Malay and Iban language Bibles seized from a Christian group earlier this year over the use of the word "Allah". Islamic Religious Council (Mais) in a statement today said the Selangor State Government did not have...
  • Delhi: Man held with 50 gold biscuits at IGIA June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: A passenger has been apprehended by CISF at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) for allegedly smuggling in 50 gold biscuits from Dubai. The incident happened on Thursday morning when a Kerala-based person identified as Ashref K arrived from Dubai. Central Industrial Security Force officials intercepted him on suspicion...
  • Kerala: Gold worth about Rs 36 lakh seized from three passengers June 12, 2014

    Kozhikode: About 1.092 kg of gold valued at approximately Rs 36 lakh has been seized from three passengers who arrived in different flights at nearby Karipur International Airport, customs officials said. They said that 234 grams of gold was seized from a woman passenger who arrived by a Dubai-Calicut Emirates flight...
  • Officials seize 47 turtles at Prague airport June 11, 2014

    Prague: Czech officials say airport customs authorities have seized 47 endangered turtles that a foreign national smuggled from Asia. Customs official Sarka Miskovska said today the turtles and two turtle eggs were hidden in two plastic boxes in a bag of a 47-year-old foreigner. They were revealed by an X-ray scanner...
  • 45 gelatine sticks seized in Namakkal June 9, 2014

    Namakkal: Forty-five gelatine sticks and an equal number of detonators were seized and three persons arrested in this connection on Monday, police said. The arrest followed a complaint lodged by a village administrative officer that some boulders were being exploded in 'poramboke' land (government land). Police also seized a battery. ...
  • Smuggler arrested, huge cache of arms seized June 4, 2014

    The Special Task Force (STF) on Wednesday arrested an arms smuggler with three country-made pistols and 1000 ammunition from a bus stand in the state capital, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off, the STF team intercepted an ambassador car bearing Uttar Pradesh registration number and arrested the arms...
  • 25 kg gold worth Rs 6.5 cr seized at Mumbai airport; 2 held May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The Airport Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Mumbai Airport on Sunday arrested two passengers, in two different operations, on their arrival from Dubai and seized over 25 kg gold worth Rs 6.5 crore. This is the highest seizure of smuggled gold from the airport in a day, claimed Milind Lanjewar,...
  • Rs 40 lakh cash seized from Bolero in poll-bound Begusarai April 29, 2014

    As part of intensive campaign against use of black money in elections, police on Monday seized Rs 40 lakh from a Bolero in Begusarai district. The seizure was made during search of Bolero in Sahebpur Kamal police station area of the district, Superintendent of Police, Harpreet Kaur said. The unaccounted cash...
  • Rs 15 lakh cash seized in Jharkhand ahead of LS polls April 21, 2014

    Police on Sunday seized Rs.15 lakh in cash in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district ahead of Thursday's Lok Sabha polls. The cash was seized from a man travelling in a bus from Giridih to Dhanbad, near Barwadda area of Dhanbad district, around 240 km from Ranchi. Police have launched search operations ahead of April...
  • Liquor worth Rs 4.85 crore seized in MP ahead of LS polls April 7, 2014

    With an aim to conduct free and fair Lok Sabha elections, poll officials have seized 1.75 lakh litre liquor worth Rs 4.85 crore from different parts of Madhya Pradesh. Besides, nearly Rs 1.01 crore cash, gold and silver items worth Rs 2.80 crore, narcotic drugs worth Rs 2.40 crore and other...
  • NRI arrested with gold valued at Rs 1.46 crore at Indo-Nepal border April 4, 2014

    An NRI has been arrested after gold valued at Rs 1.46 crore was allegedly recovered from his possession in Sonauli area on the Indo-Nepal border. Dipak Bajaj (43), who is based in London, was arrested last night during a routine check and over four kg of gold was recovered from him,...
  • Customs seizes gold from passenger's rectum at Goa airport April 1, 2014

    Panaji: The customs department arrested a passenger from Chennai on Tuesday, for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country by hiding it in his rectum. The person, whose identity has not been disclosed, was arrested at the newly built Goa airport terminal, after he arrived on an Air India flight...
  • Nearly Rs 2 crore cheques seized from tainted Income Tax officer's house March 31, 2014

    CBI sleuths have seized account payee cheques for nearly Rs two crore and 11 bank accounts from the residence of Deputy Commissioner for Income Tax, Poonam Rai and her husband Ganesh Malaviya here after they were arrested for taking Rs 10 lakh bribe. According to CBI sources, the seizures were made...
  • 132 cartons of smuggled liquor seized March 15, 2014

    As many as 132 cartons of illegal liquor was seized and 12 persons arrested in connection with the seizure here, officials said on Friday. The District Excise Depatment, in a joint operation with the police, seized 132 cartons of illegal foreign liquor meant for distribution to voters, and arrested 12 liquor...
  • Three more suspected Naxal conduits arrested in Kanker, cash, ammunitions seized February 16, 2014

    In its ongoing drive to tighten grip over the urban network of Maoists, the Chhattisgarh police has arrested three more alleged Naxal conduits and seized cash and ammunitions from them in Kanker district of north Bastar region. The trio, identified as Dashrath Mandavi, Rajkumar Mandavi and Laxman Mandavi, all residents of...
  • 30 bottles of illegal liquor seized, 2 arrested February 16, 2014

    Forty-five pouches and 30 bottles of liquor, to be sold illegally, were seized in Jammu region's Akhnoor belt and two persons were arrested in this connection, police said on Sunday. Forty-five pouches of illegal liquor were seized from Jeet Raj near main Chowk Akhnoor, 30-km from Ghaziabad, on Saturday, they said. Raj...
  • Thane: Silver seized from passenger in luxury bus going to Gujarat January 15, 2014

    Thane: The Thane district rural police seized a big stock of silver which was being transported in a luxury bus on its way to Gujarat on Tuesday evening, the police said. The station house officer at the Talasari police station told PTI that a passenger travelling in the bus from...
  • Hyderabad: Over 1 kg gold seized from three air passengers January 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Over one kg of gold was seized on Tuesday and three passengers were detained by the customs officials at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad. On suspicion, the Air Intelligence Wing of Customs intercepted a male passenger, who landed from Bangkok, and during checking found 333 grams...
  • Four gold biscuits seized at airport December 30, 2013

    Four gold biscuits, weighing 466 grams, were seized from a passenger's check-in baggage at the Jaipur airport here, custom sources said on Monday. The accused had come from Oman to Jaipur by an Oman Airways flight on Sunday and the gold was hidden in an electric cooking plate, they added. The passenger was...
  • Narayan Sai aides detained for bribing police; Rs 5 crore seized December 13, 2013

    A sub-inspector and five aides of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai were detained on Friday for allegedly attempting to bribe the police and other officials in a bid to weaken the sexual assault case against him and Rs five crore seized from their possesion. Police said the Rs five crore...
  • Rajasthan polls: EC seizes liquor worth Rs 29.10 crore, cash Rs 12 crore December 2, 2013

    Election Commission-appointed teams seized Rs 12.89 crore cash and registered 31 cases of paid news in Rajasthan where polling for the state Assembly was held on Sunday. According to official data, liquor valued at Rs 29.10 crore, narcotic drugs worth Rs 5.49 crore and other inducements (sarees, gifts) worth Rs 5.68...
  • India received 26 alerts before terror strike on 26/11: 'The Siege' November 17, 2013

    New Delhi: India had received 26 alerts from the CIA before terrorists struck the city of Mumbai on November 26, 2008, reveals a new book on 26/11, 'The Siege'. Its author Adrian Levy spoke to Karan Thapar in this week's Devil's Advocate. Adrian said, "What we attempted to do was to...