Tarn Taran

  • Smuggler with 12 kg heroin held in Punjab July 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: A smuggler with 12 kg of heroin worth Rs.60 crore in the international market was arrested in Punjab, police said on Sunday. The arrest was made on the Amritsar-Tarn Taran road late on Saturday. The police also recovered two Chinese made pistols and ammunition from the smuggler. "The heroin consignment was...
  • Tarn Taran case: Assault video doctored, allege accused policemen April 19, 2013

    Chandigarh: The three policemen, accused of assaulting and abusing a girl in Tarn Taran district after she had approached them to complain about molestation, on Friday claimed that the video footage reportedly showing the assault was doctored. Their statements were recorded by Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner SR Ladhar. They alleged that the...
  • HC orders CRPF security for Tarn Taran assault victim March 20, 2013

    Chandigarh: A day after eight policemen were transferred in connection with the assault of a woman in Tarn Taran, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to provide CRPF security to the victim. A single-judge bench of Justice Ranjit Singh passed the order on a petition...
  • Keep away from assault victim, court tells Punjab police March 19, 2013

    Chandigarh: In a major embarrassment for Punjab Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday directed it to keep away from a young woman, recently assaulted in full public view by policemen in Tarn Taran district after she complained of being sexually assaulted by taxi drivers. Coming down heavily on...
  • Punjab: Policemen present during abuse of girl transferred March 18, 2013

    Tarn Taran: All the policemen who were present when the girl from Tarn Taran, Punjab was beaten up by police officers have been transferred with immediate effect. The Chandigarh Police have been directed to provide immediate security to the girl. The girl and her father were beaten up in full public...
  • Woman who was beaten up by police barges into Punjab Assembly March 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: A young woman who was thrashed and abused by Punjab Police officials in full public view in Punjab's Tarn Taran district recently on Wednesday tried to barge into the Punjab Assembly complex during the ongoing budget session. The woman was stopped at the entry gate of the assembly building by...
  • Punjab: Two constables arrested for abusing woman March 11, 2013

    Tarn Taran: Two Punjab Police constables have been arrested for physically abusing a girl in Tarn Taran last week. The 22-year-old girl and her father were thrashed in full public view when they demanded action against some people who harassed her. Head Constables Karaj Singh and Davinder Singh were on Monday...
  • SC takes up Punjab police brutality case, calls woman a braveheart March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Coming down heavily on the Punjab police for beating up a woman who had complained of sexual harassment, the Supreme Court said that the woman was a 'braveheart' and that the policemen had behaved like animals. The apex court also issued notice to the union home secretary, chief...
  • Punjab police brutality: The guilty will be sacked, says CM March 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: Two days after a magisterial probe was ordered, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday said the policemen found guilty of thrashing a girl in Tarn Taran will be dismissed from service. "There is a system, it is wrong to beat a woman (and) this is against the...
  • Punjab police brutality: Woman files fresh complaint March 6, 2013

    Tarn Taran: A fresh criminal complaint was on Wednesday filed by the girl who was allegedly thrashed by policemen in full public view at Goindwal Road in the district. The girl has filed a fresh complaint, alleging that she and her father were being thrashed by two cops on Sunday...
  • Punjab: ASI dies during farmers' protest in Tarn Taran March 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: An Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) has died in a farmers' protest in Tarn Taran in Punjab on Wednesday morning. The ASI was trying to get away from the mob of farmers who had stopped his vehicle while the police was trying to clear off the protesters agitating against fuel...
  • Haven't seen video of policemen beating woman: Punjab DGP March 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: Two days after several policemen were caught on camera beating up a woman and her father publicly by a roadside in Tarn Taran, the Punjab DGP has now made a even more shocking statement. He has claimed that he is yet to see the video of the policemen thrashing...
  • India Talks: 'If policemen don't abide by the law, how can we expect others to?" March 5, 2013

    Two Punjab policemen in Tarn Taran slapped and beat up a woman in full public view. The police beat up the young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment. ...
  • Police brutality: Punjab CM orders magisterial probe March 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: A day after CNN-IBN highlighted how a victim of alleged sexual harassment was beaten up in full public view by the Punjab police, some action is finally being taken. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into the incident after nationwide outrage. A high-level team...
  • Punjab: Woman beaten up by policemen demands strict action March 5, 2013

    Amritsar: The woman who was beaten up in full public view by policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran district has demanded the strictest possible action against the policemen. "I demand that action must be taken against the policemen who assaulted us. They should be suspended from service. I demand that the...
  • Erring policemen will not be spared, says Akali Dal MP Naresh Gujral March 5, 2013

    Policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran beat up a young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment. While two policemen have been suspended, the state administration has come under a scathing attack from activists and politicians. ...
  • Punjab policemen beat up woman. Quit, NCW tells home minister March 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: Policemen in Punjab's Tarn Taran beat up a young woman and her father after she went to them with a complaint of sexual harassment. While two policemen have been suspended, the state administration has come under a scathing attack from activists and politicians. The National Commission for Women said...
  • News 360: Punjab policemen beat up sexual harassment victim March 4, 2013

    In Tarn Taran, Punjab, a young woman and her father were beaten up mercilessly by policemen after they complained of sexual harassment. ...