UTTAR PRADESH POLICE

  • UP: BJP MP Yogi Adityanath to attend proposed conversion ceremony in Aligarh, says nothing wrong in it December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Despite the Uttar Pradesh police not allowing the mass conversion ceremony being planned in Aligarh on December 25, BJP MP Yogi Adityanath had said he would attend the proposed ceremony. He said that there was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it willingly. "There...
  • UP: 19-year-old rapes minor Dalit girl in Sambhal, held family captive for 3 days December 9, 2014

    Lucknow: In a shocker from Uttar Pradesh, a 13-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by her 19 year-old neighbour in Sambhal. The girl and her family were allegedly held captive for three days before the accused fled away. The parents of the girl have registered an FIR against the accused. The...
  • Badaun Dalit sisters neither raped nor murdered but committed suicide: CBI November 27, 2014

    Badaun: In a major disclosure in the death of the two dalit sisters who were found hanging from a tree in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh in May, the Central Bureau of Investigation has revealed that the girls were not murdered but had committed suicide. "CBI has concluded,the 2 minor...
  • UP: Constable forces dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour November 12, 2014

    Lucknow: In a shocking incident, a police constable in Shahjahanpur district of Uttar Pradesh allegedly forced a dancer to perform at gunpoint for an hour. The incident has been caught on camera. The video shows the constable throwing currency notes at the dancer who continues to perform. Eyewitnesses claimed that...
  • For UP policemen, 'filmi' uniforms, Facebook strictly no, no November 4, 2014

    Lucknow: Here's a crackdown with a difference. Policemen in Uttar Pradesh have been told in no uncertain terms that Bollywood-style uniforms are out as is chatting on social networking sites like Facebook or browsing the worldwide web as these are "unbecoming" for the men in khaki. It started from Taj city...
  • Is the UP Police serious when it says vulgar clothes lead to rape? October 30, 2014

    In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. ...
  • UP Police blames mobile phones, indecent dressing, vulgar advertisements for rise in rape cases October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bizarre explanation for the rise in rape cases in the state, the Uttar Pradesh Police have now blamed mobile phone culture, bad influence of western culture and indecent dressing sense among women as reasons behind it. The observations were part of a reply to a Right...
  • Badaun rape: CBI not to file chargesheet against 5 accused arrested by UP Police August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday said that no chargesheet will be filed against the five accused in the Badaun gangrape and murder case. Sources in the investigating agency said that there was no evidence of rape against the accused, but they have not been given a...
  • Meerut woman who took on attackers accuses police of harassment August 24, 2014

    Meerut: Accusing police of harassment, the woman who took on a group of attackers singlehandedly on a busy street, on Sunday said that policemen were dillydallying in acting against the accused and threatened to commit suicide if she does not get justice. The woman, Mamata Yadav, said that she and her...
  • 28yearold man dies during physical ability test for subinspector post August 14, 2014

    A 28yearold youth died during physical ability test for recruitment as subinspector in Uttar Pradesh police, a senior police official said. Six out of 100 aspirants, who ran for 10 kilometre race which is part of the physical ability test, felt unconscious on Wednesday, Senior Superintendent of Police J Ravindra Gaud...
  • Undertrial escapes from court premises in Fatehpur August 12, 2014

    An undertrial on Tuesday escaped from court premises while being taken to lockup, police said in Fatehpur. Faizan alias Anshu (25), who was arrested in connection with a loot incident in October 2009, was on Tuesday produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, inspector K K Yadav said. He said Anshu escaped...
  • Meerut gangrape: 3 people arrested so far, main accused still absconding August 5, 2014

    Meerut: Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested three people, including a village chief and a woman, in the alleged gangrape and religious conversion of a 20yearold teacher in Kharkhauda area of Meerut district, Uttar Pradesh. The main accused is, however, still at large. The victim's statement is being recorded before the...
  • Lucknow rape: Police arrest security guard, rule out gangrape July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: The police on Sunday arrested the security guard at an under construction site in the connection with the rape and murder of a 32yearold woman in Mohanlalganj area of Lucknow. The Additional Director General of Lucknow Sutapa Sanyal identified the accused as Ramsevak, a resident of Balsikheda in Garhi,...
  • Body of Lucknow gangrape victim cremated July 19, 2014

    The unfortunate victim of gangrape whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlaganj area of Lucknow after the gruesome rape and murder has been cremated on Saturday. The incident took place in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder. "We have...
  • UP police receives intelligence alert for Ayodhya, Mathura, Varanasi July 2, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police has tightened security arrangements in temple towns of Ayodhya, Mathura and Kashi for the upcoming holy month of Shravan after intelligence inputs of possible disturbances. Inspector General of Police (law and order) Amrendra Sengar told reporters that the state police has received an alert from intelligence agencies for...
  • UP police put on high alert for the month of Ramzan June 30, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police have been put on alert across the state for the holy month of Ramzan, officials said on Monday. The local intelligence units (LIU) have been sensitized in the districts with history of communal tension during the month of Ramzan. Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Mukul Goyal...
  • Badaun rape: Water cannons used on BJP protesters outside CM's office June 2, 2014

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday used water cannons against the Bharatiya Janata Party women workers protesting against the state government over the Badaun gangrape and murder case. The workers were stopped as they were marching towards Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's residence and office. There was heavy police deployment outside...
  • Man arrested during vehicle check claims to have stolen Azam Khan's buffaloes May 24, 2014

    Months after Rampur Police arrested five men and claimed to have solved the case of theft of state minister Azam Khan's buffaloes, a man arrested in Etawah has allegedly accepted that he was involved in the heist. During a vehicle check on Friday night, seven persons were arrested on the national...
  • Pratapgarh: Clash over bursting of crackers during a prewedding function causes tension, police deployed May 24, 2014

    Tension prevailed in Mustafabad Gazipur village in Udaypur Police Station area following a dispute over bursting of crackers during a prewedding function on Friday night. The clash began after a group of drunk revellers burst crackers during the prewedding function to which members of a community objected, police said.During the melee,...
  • Police ask dhaba selling 'NaMo' rotis to shut shop May 9, 2014

    The police on Friday asked a 'dhaba' selling rotis with 'NaMo' mark to shut shop after complaints from certain groups, to which BJP said that the "Modi stamp" on the people's hearts can't be removed. "Police can stop Modi stamp on rotis, but they can't remove the stamp that our Prime...
  • Ensure arrest of gangrape accused ex-MLA: HC to UP police March 26, 2014

    Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh police to ensure arrest of an absconding former MLA who has been accused of raping a girl along with his brother and a close aide in Badaun district six years ago. Passing the order, a Division Bench comprising Justice Devendra Pratap Singh...
  • Sahara investors case: Subrata Roy being brought by UP police to Delhi March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Police has left from Lucknow and is bringing Sahara chief Subrata Roy to Delhi via road. According to sources the police team will halt in Agra on Monday night and will make their way to the national capital on Tuesday. Subrata Roy was arrested last week...
  • Sahara chief Subrata Roy to be taken to Delhi today March 3, 2014

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy is likely to be taken to New Delhi on Monday by road, police sources said. According to officials, the business tycoon, who was arrested following the Supreme Court's instructions, will be escorted to Delhi by a team of the Uttar Pradesh Police. Roy is scheduled to appear in...
  • Subrata Roy gets VIP treatment in custody, kept in a guest house in UP March 3, 2014

    Lucknow: After being sent to custody by a court in Lucknow on Friday, Sahara chief Subrata Roy is living in a forest guest house in Lucknow, which is supposed to be one of the best in the city. The police have also closed down the popular picnic spot in order...
  • 10yearold boy somodised by 2 men in a Jaroda Village jungle February 22, 2014

    A 10yearold child wasallegedly sodomised by two persons at Jaroda Village underMansoorpur Police Station in Muzaffarnagar district, the police said on Saturday. According to an FIR lodged by the parents of the victim,the boy was sodomised by the accused in a jungle on Friday.A case has been registered and search for...
  • UP Police Sub Inspector arrested for murder of a rape victim February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Bachu Singh, a sub inspector of UP Police, has been arrested on the charges of killing a rape victim by the Ghaziabad police. The victim had alleged that Bachu's son had raped her in February 2013. Sub Inspector Bachu Singh, along with a constable, a contract killer and his...
  • Negligible representation of Muslims in UP Police, reveals RTI February 10, 2014

    Recent data released by the Uttar Pradesh government about representation of Muslims in Police force flies in the face of the claims made by government and political parties about uplift of the community. According to the recent data, only two per cent SubInspectors (SI), three per cent Head Constables and four...
  • AarushiHemraj twin murder case: Rajesh, Nupur Talwar challenge conviction in Allahabad HC January 22, 2014

    Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on Wednesday moved the Allahabad High Court against a CBI court order awarding them life sentence for the murder of their 14yearold daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. The petition filed by the couple is likely to come up before a bench for hearing on...
  • Janata Darbar illorganised, will take online complaints now, says AAP January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Realising that important issues cannot just be dealt with on the roads, the Aam Aadmi Party government of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has decided that it will not hold Janata Darbars any more. Following the chaos, mismanagement and the nearstampede like situation during the Janata Darbar, the Delhi...
  • Threat letter to senior district officials sends police into tizzy January 6, 2014

    A handwritten letterthreatening to kill the District Magistrate and Superintendentof Police has sent the police into a tizzy with strict vigilbeing launched in this Naxalinfested district. The letter threatening to kill the top district officialswas received on Saturday and prima facie it does not appear tobe sent by Naxal or any...