Stealing

  • Thieves steal 75 kg tomatoes from a vegetable market in Dausa August 3, 2014

    Jaipur: With tomato price hitting the roof, the vegetable has become a very prized possession. A group of thieves ransacked 21 shops at a local vegetable market in Dausa and stole 75 kg of tomatoes and an electronic weighing scale on Wednesday night. The strange part is that the burglars did...
  • Karnataka: CCTV footage shows woman stealing newborn from hospital August 1, 2014

    Belgaum: Belgaum Police in Karnataka is on the lookout for a woman who has been captured on CCTV stealing a newborn from a hospital. The newborn was allegedly stolen from the labour room of KLE Hospital on July 23 by an unidentified woman. The woman apparently walked into the labour room posing...
  • Virus stealing debit, credit card information prowling online portals July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Debit and credit card owners in the country have been alerted by cyber security sleuths against the damaging activities of a virus which attacks Point of Sale (POS) business counters to steal confidential data like card number and passwords. The virus, of the deadly Trojan/Botnet family, is prowling in...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • Goa: 2 boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones June 2, 2014

    Panaji: Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were then paraded naked after being tied to motorcycles in Goa for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. The boys were beaten up by locals who had adjuged them guilty of the crime. The incident occurred...
  • SC panel report hints at gold pilferage in Padmanabhaswamy temple April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Sri Ananthapadmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram which has gold worth over Rs 1 lakh crore is in the news again. The Supreme Court appointed Amicus Curie and former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanian has made some startling revelations in his report to the Apex court. According his...
  • Thai Monk arrested for stealing 15th Century sandalwood rosary from Sant Kabir's ashram December 4, 2013

    A Thai monk and his two accomplices, who allegedly stole a 15th Century sandalwood rosary of Sant Kabir from his ashram in Varanasi last week, have been found in Kolkata, police said on Wednesday. The rosary, which was gifted to Sant Kabir by his Guru, went missing from the sanctum sanctorum...
  • Libya warns will destroy tankers illegally exporting oil August 27, 2013

    Tripoli: Libya warned on Monday it will attack and destroy any tanker illegally exporting oil after forces last week fired at a Liberian-flagged tanker close to the country's largest crude oil export terminal. The tanker, which sought to load crude oil that armed protesters blocking the country's main export ports were...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Farmer mowed down by fleeing thieves April 1, 2013

    Hyderabad: A gang of thieves, fleeing in a vehicle after stealing sheep of a 45-year-old farmer, allegedly ran him over after he tried to stop them in Shamsabad area in Hyderabad on Sunday. M Malaiah, who tried to stop the thieves from escaping in their vehicle, was dragged to some...
  • 'We Steal Secrets' trailer: Watch Assange in action March 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks' is out now. Directed by Alex Gibney, the film features Julian Assange and Adrian Lamo as the principal characters. ...
  • Egypt vigilantes hang 2 thieves accused of stealing motorized rickshaw March 18, 2013

    Cairo: Egyptian vigilantes beat two men accused of stealing a motorized rickshaw, stripped them half-naked and hung them by their feet in a crowded bus station in the Nile Delta on Sunday, according to security officials. Both men died. A witness said some in the crowd of about 3,000 people who...
  • US man accuses girlfriend of 'stealing' sperm March 3, 2013

    Washington: In a bizarre case, a man in the US is suing a fertility clinic and his former girlfriend for stealing his sperm and then conceiving a child without his permission. Layne Hardin from Louisiana is suing the fertility clinic and his former girlfriend Toby Devall after the sperm bank...
  • I am not Gandhi, I am a mafia man: SP MP September 30, 2012

    New Delhi: "I am a mafia man. How can I be Gandhi? I have forty cases lodged against me." That is how a Samajwadi Party MP described himself on Saturday in front of mediapersons. Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh reportedly made the remark at a police station in Bahraich where he...
  • Minor tied to tree, tonsured for stealing Rs 30 September 11, 2012

    Bhubaneswar: A 15-year-old boy was tied to a tree, thrashed and tonsured by a group of people in Odisha in full public view. His offence was that he allegedly stole Rs 30 from the pocket of a villager. Although the incident took place on Sunday in a village near Chandikhol in...
  • Bihar: Boy beaten with hot iron rod for stealing August 14, 2012

    Khagaria: A 10-year-old boy was allegedly beaten by some people with a hot iron rod at Dumari village in Bihar's Khagaria district following suspicions of theft. Main accused Vishakha Yadav and four others had beaten the boy with the rod recently, causing injuries to his back, while accusing him of stealing,...
  • Sexual assault to stealing, boy goes on crime-spree August 14, 2012

    London: A 12-year-old boy in Britain has admitted to having committed over 20 crimes, ranging from sexual assaults to stealing a model car, in just two months. His crime-spree also included a racially-aggravated beating, harassment, thefts and trying to break into a car, Daily Mail reported. The 21 offences were carried out...
  • Shivpal is Akhilesh's enemy: Shahid Siddiqui August 10, 2012

    In a bizarre advice for bureaucrats, Uttar Pradesh's PWD Minister and CM Akhilesh Yadav's uncle Shivpal Yadav told district officials in Etah that if they worked hard, it was okay to steal a little. ...
  • Boy abducted from Ajmer Sharif recovered July 18, 2012

    Jaipur: A six-month old boy, who was abducted by a woman from Ajmer dargarh premises, was recovered on Wednesday in Rajsthan's Bikaner district, police said. The couple who had kidnapped Nasir in the wee hours of Tuesday was also detained from Borunda village on Bikaner-Nagaur border. Following a tip off, a team...
  • Pune policeman caught 'stealing' motorbike April 4, 2012

    Pune: A policeman has been caught on camera allegedly stealing a motorbike from a residential society compound in Pune. The bike owner, Avinash Deshmukh, filed a police complaint after finding his two-wheeler missing on Tuesday morning. He also decided to have a look at the footage of the CCTV camera...
  • 11-year-old youngest to be sentenced for UK riot September 1, 2011

    London: A 11-year-old boy on Wednesday became the youngest person to be sentenced for stealing a waste bin worth 50 pounds during the recent London riots. He was given an 18-month youth rehabilitation order at Havering Magistrates' Court in Essex after admitting burglary. The boy, who cannot be named for legal...
  • Man tried to register taxi he stole: police December 30, 2010

    San Pablo: Authorities in Northern California say a man released from a hospital after a psychiatric evaluation stole a taxi and tried to register it at a Department of Motor Vehicles office. Authorities tell the Contra Costa Times that 26-year-old Jermaine Grosse was arrested Monday on suspicion of auto theft and...
  • French truffle farmer detained for murder December 23, 2010

    Lyon, France: A French truffle grower was detained on charges of shooting dead a man he believed had stolen some of his prized fungi, prosecutors said. A court in Valence, southern France, ordered 32-year-old Laurent Rambaud to be held in custody and placed under judicial investigation for the fatal shooting of...
  • Zac Efron to play conman September 2, 2010

    Los Angeles: Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron has been roped in to star as a conman in the new heist movie Art Of The Steal. The actor will be seen playing the role of a criminal who executes a series of elaborate heists while leading another life as an upstanding citizen. According to...
  • Women steal money at ATM exposing 'assets' August 15, 2010

    Paris: Two women, described by police as attractive, exposed their breasts to a man inside an ATM in Paris and took off with his money. The women in their 20s exposed themselves to distract the man as he punched his pin code into an ATM machine in Paris. As he stared...
  • Indian American pleads guilty to stealing $ 34 mn July 30, 2010

    Washington: A former Indian-American executive faces up to 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to stealing $ 34 million from stereo headphone manufacturer Koss Corporation for her "irrational and excessive buying sprees". Sujata Sachdeva, 46, a former vice president of finance at Koss Corporation, pleaded guilty to all the six...
  • German man robs shop on way to police station October 21, 2009

    Berlin: A 41-year-old man in Germany due to face questioning over theft got himself in even more trouble by squeezing in another robbery on the way to the police station, cops said. "It was a case of 'just nipping out to do a bit of thieving before being interrogated for shoplifting',"...
  • US officials helped Pak steal N-weapons secret: Report January 6, 2008

    London: Senior US officials helped Pakistan steal atomic weapons secrets through Turkish agents in exchange for money and other benefits, with ISI passing on the sensitive information to the now disgraced nuclear scientist AQ Khan, a media report claimed here on Sunday. Intercepted communications showed that...
  • Nine-yr-old steals toffees, jailed June 20, 2007

    Ranchi: A nine-year-old boy spent three months in a Ranchi jail for having stolen toffees from a shop. Pinku, who was released by the special Lok Adalat Saturday, said: "I had stolen 10 toffees along with four of my friends. I got two toffees as my share. We were arrested...
  • Convict steals car to get back to jail June 18, 2007

    Dublin: An Irish convict who stole a car to get back to prison after missing a weekend release deadline has been given a six month suspended jail sentence. Trevor Doyle, 25, grabbed the vehicle after falling asleep on a bus and overshooting his stop near Shelton Abbey open prison in Arklow...
  • Man nabbed for stealing ladies undies June 17, 2007

    Fort Payne: Geraldine man who allegedly stole a Fyffe woman's undergarments has been charged with property theft. Joseph Edward Reaves, 44, was arrested after he turned himself in on Wednesday morning and has been released from the DeKalb County Jail on $500 bond. Investigator Rhonda Jackson said the woman had...