Special Investigation Team

  • Blackmoney: SIT empowers Enforcement Directorate to check huge forex violations 2 days ago

    New Delhi: To check large-scale foreign exchange violations and generation of slush funds, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has asked RBI and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to jointly take on cases of huge exports outstanding. The SIT, for the first time, has authorised the ED to obtain regular information...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 800 accused still absconding, says SIT August 21, 2014

    A total of 800 accused found involved in riot cases in Muzaffarnagar last year are still absconding, Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials said. The SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riots had found the involvement of 1550 accused in different cases. While 750 accused have been arrested so far, 800 are still absconding,...
  • SIT report on black money pushes for overhaul of tax treaties with different countries: sources August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team report on black money is likely to be submitted to the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Top sources have told CNN-IBN that the report has pushed for a major overhaul of tax treaties with different countries. According to sources, the report says that countries like Mauritius...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Court rejects bail plea of murder accused August 5, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a riot accused in connection with a murder case in Muzaffarnagar. The District Sessions Judge, Vijay Laxmi has rejected bail plea of a riot accused Haim Singh saying that there are serious allegations him. According to prosecution, one Nazar Mohd was murdered in...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks arrest warrant against Delhi police constable July 16, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riots, has moved a local court seeking issuance of an arrest warrant against a Delhi Police constable, accused in an arson and loot case here. During investigation, Delhi Police constable Anuj Kumar was allegedly found involved in the riots case at Bahawdi village...
  • Court defers hearing in a Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16 July 4, 2014

    A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case. The complainant Arvind Kumar, deposed in court last evening and said that his son Gaurav and nephew Sachin were beaten to death allegedly by the accused. Additional District and Sessions...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected June 27, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead by the...
  • Black money probe: India to get Swiss bank details, SIT promises action June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: India's efforts to crackdown on black money stashed abroad today got a major boost with Switzerland readying a list of Indians suspected to have un-taxed money in Swiss banks, while Special Investigation Team constituted by Indian government promised action if any illegality is found. The names of certain...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks DNA match for victim's identity June 20, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team probing riots cases here has collected samples in order to carry out a DNA match to ascertain the identity of an alleged victim in connection with a case related to 2013 communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. The samples of the deceased Shamshad and his son and complainant Dilshad...
  • Delhi constable involved in Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT June 7, 2014

    A Delhi Police constable has been allegedly found involved in a Muzaffarnagar riot case by the Special Investigation Team. The constable was found involved in arson and loot incident in Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in the district last year during the communal riots, SIT sources claimed. Seven persons have been...
  • Shivraj lauds Centre's initiative to set up SIT to unearth black money May 28, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has lauded the central government's decision to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. "The Union Cabinet in its maiden meeting has taken a historic decision to constitute SIT for bringing back black money stashed abroad," Chouhan posted in a tweet...
  • Chargesheet against one more accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case May 28, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots on Wenesday filed a chargesheet in a court against one more accused in a riot-related murder case. SIT inspector Rasham Singh filed the chargesheet against Manoj Kumar, one of the accused in the Kutba killing during the communal riots September last.  According...
  • Black money: SC gives a week's time to Centre to constitute SIT May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the Centre to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the black money case. The apex court directed that all documents relating to black money be kept in the safe custody of a secretary-level officer of the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 11 gangrape accused's property attached May 6, 2014

    Properties of 11 absconding gangrape accused have been attached by police on the intervention of court in connection with five gangrape cases at Phugana village of the district, police said on Tuesday. The properties of remaining absconding nine accused of gangrape cases, would be soon attached, SP (Rural) Alok Priyadarshi told...
  • Boy posts objectionable remarks against a religion on Facebook, booked April 26, 2014

    A youth has been booked for allegedly hurting religious sentiments of a community by posting objectionable remarks on a social networking website. District Magistrate NP Singh told reporters in Muzaffarnagar on Saturday that a case was registered in Shamli police station against Gaurav Tomar under 66A of IT Act for his...
  • Local court orders property attachment of gangrape accused April 25, 2014

    A local court has ordered property attachment of 20 absconding accused persons in five separate cases of gangrape in the riot related violence last year. Chief judicial magistrate Narender Kumar initiated the proceedings yesterday under various sections of CrPC at Phugana village here. Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigation officer Mala Yadav had...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Two murder accused arrested April 25, 2014

    Two accused in a riot-related case in Muzaffarnagar have been arrested, police said on Friday. Arvind and Mohit were arrested for allegedly killing a person identified as Nazim in Jauli village of the district during last year's communal violence in Muzaffarnagar, they said. A case was registered against 11 people in this case...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of 3 murder accused rejected April 18, 2014

    A local court rejected the bail plea of three persons accused of killing two brothers during the riots in Muzaffarnagar last year. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Thursday rejected bail plea of Sehdev, Ajit Singh and Amardeep, accused of killing brothers Shahid and Nawab on September 9 last year, during communal...
  • Court rejects bail plea of three Muzaffarnagar riots accused April 15, 2014

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three accused in a riot-related murder case in Muzaffarnagar. District sessions judge Vijay Laxmi on Monday rejected the plea of accused Niraj, Rampal and Upendra, citing there was no question of granting bail to them. The three accused were arrested on charges of murder...
  • SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases April 3, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There has been a lot of progress and out of nine cases, six are over and three...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Key accused in murder case arrested February 28, 2014

    A main accused involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots-related murder case has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Pappu, son of Mahender Singh is one of the eleven accused in connection with the killing of a youth Nazim, was arrested on Thursday, according to police. A local court later sent him to a...
  • Shibu Soren's daughter-in-law surrenders in court February 25, 2014

    Sita Soren, Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator and daughter-in-law of party chief Shibu Soren, surrendered in a court in Ranchi on Tuesday following which she was sent to 14 days' judicial custody. Sita Soren surrendered in a CBI court in Ranchi as her anticipatory bail in a 2012 horse-trading case was rejected by the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files fresh chargesheet against 235 February 9, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has filed a fresh chargesheet against 235 people in connection with the different cases, SIT sources said on Sunday. A fresh chargesheet has been issued to 235 people in connection with different riot cases, Manoj Jha, Additional SP, SIT told reporters...
  • 1984 riots: SAD backs Kejriwal's demand of SIT probe January 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) which is opposed to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab has come out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for taking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue. Speaking to CNN-IBN, SAD MP Naresh Gujral said, "This is our own demand...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Attachment proceedings initiated against 21 accused January 27, 2014

    A local court has initiated attachment proceedings against 21 absconding accused in the four cases of loot and burning during the Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar at the request of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases ordered attachment proceedings against the accused under Section 83 of the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files chargesheet against 2 murder accused January 24, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team, probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, on Friday filed a chargesheet against two persons accused of murder. The SIT filed its first chargesheet in the case related to violence in Kutba village in September in which eight persons were killed, in a local court against Kunwar Pal...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Arrest warrant against 22 gangrape accused January 21, 2014

    A local court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrant against 22 persons allegedly involved in five incidents of gang-rape during Muzaffarnagar riots. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar issued the arrest warrant against 22 accused, who are on the run, after Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the cases approached the court. The SIT had...
  • Only info sought on cases against Muslim leaders in Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh Yadav January 6, 2014

    A controversy erupted today over reported moves by the UP government to withdraw cases against Muslim leaders in connection with Muzaffarnagar riots even as Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said only some information has been sought and this did not mean cases were being dropped. "This is neither the decision of Samajwadi...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Murder case in Kawal Village sent to sessions court January 3, 2014

    A local court has sent a case of murder of two men in Kawal Village in Muzaffarnagar to the sessions court, making it the first case related to the Muzaffarnagar riots to be sent to a higher court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Kumar has sent the case to the sessions court for trial, as the...
  • Congress stooping to low level of politics: Raman Singh on snoopgate December 27, 2013

    Slamming the Centre's move to set up a commission of inquiry to probe the "snoopgate" case in Gujarat as "political vendetta", Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Friday said Congress has stooped to a low level of politics over the issue. Contending that the inquiry commission was an insult to states...