SPECIAL INVESTIGATION TEAM

  • SC seeks SIT's report on progress made in black money probe 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by former apex court judge Justice MB Shah, to file a fresh status report by May 12 on the progress made by it on black money probe. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and justices Madan...
  • Hyderabad High Court asks police to file counter affidavit in 'encounter' case April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Thursday directed the Telangana government to file a counter affidavit on a petition by the father of an alleged terror suspect seeking registration of a criminal case in connection with the killing of his son and four others in police custody. Viquar Ahmed, an alleged...
  • Delhi Police writes to Pak High Commission seeking permission to quiz Mehr Tarar March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Seeking more details in the Sunanda Pushkar murder case, Delhi Police Special Investigation team (SIT) has written a letter to Pakistan High Commission requesting them to facilitate journalist Mehr Tarar's questioning. Sunanda had had a public spat with Tarar on Twitter accusing her of having an affair with...
  • Vanzara walks free; says "Acche Din" have arrived February 18, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Controversial ex-IPS officer DG Vanzara, an accused in the fake encounter cases of Ishrat Jahan and Soharabuddin Sheikh, on Wednesday walked out of the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad after spending almost seven and half years in prison. Soon after his release, an elated Vanzara said, "Surely, Acche Din (Good...
  • Muslim group demands SIT probe into 1992 Ayodhya riots in Uttar Pradesh February 17, 2015

    Uttar Pradesh: A Muslim group has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to set up Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1992 Ayodhya riots post Babri mosque demolition. The demand has come after Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government announced an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the victims of 1984...
  • Haryana: SIT to probe rape, murder of a 28-year-old woman February 8, 2015

    Rohtak: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been constitued to probe the rape and murder of the 28-year-old mentally challenged woman from Nepal in Rohtak, Haryana. The post-mortem report of the woman mentioned several injuries on her private parts. According to reports, stones and blades were also found in...
  • Tharoor cooperated in investigation, says Delhi Police chief January 20, 2015

    The Delhi Police Special Investigation team questioned Shashi Tharoor for over four hours on Monday night. The police told Tharoor to explain everything to the investigating officer. Tharoor was asked over 50 questions pertaining to the case. ...
  • Nobody will get preferential treatment in black money probe: SIT Chairman November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: As the black money probe intensifies, Special Investigation Team (SIT) Chairman MB Shah has assured that the probe will be fair and impartial. "Nobody will be given preferential treatment while being interrogated. We never differentiate between the rich and poor," said Shah looking into the black money case. Earlier,...
  • Blackmoney: SIT empowers Enforcement Directorate to check huge forex violations September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To check largescale 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 CNNIBN 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 untaxed 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 riotrelated 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 secretarylevel 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...