Uttar Pradesh Police

  • 28-year-old man dies during physical ability test for sub-inspector post August 14, 2014

    A 28-year-old youth died during physical ability test for recruitment as sub-inspector 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 20-year-old 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 32-year-old 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 pre-wedding 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 pre-wedding function on Friday night. The clash began after a group of drunk revellers burst crackers during the pre-wedding 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...
  • 10-year-old boy somodised by 2 men in a Jaroda Village jungle February 22, 2014

    A 10-year-old child was allegedly sodomised by two persons at Jaroda Village under Mansoorpur 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 Sub-Inspectors (SI), three per cent Head Constables and four...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj 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 14-year-old 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 ill-organised, will take online complaints now, says AAP January 14, 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 near-stampede like situation during the Janata Darbar, the Delhi...
  • Threat letter to senior district officials sends police into tizzy January 6, 2014

    A handwritten letter threatening to kill the District Magistrate and Superintendent of Police has sent the police into a tizzy with strict vigil being launched in this Naxal-infested district. The letter threatening to kill the top district officials was received on Saturday and prima facie it does not appear to be sent by Naxal or any...
  • Reshuffle in Gautam Budh Nagar district police January 3, 2014

    In a reshuffle in Gautam Budh Nagar district police, several policemen including five inspectors have been transfered. Inspector Samarjit Singh has been transferred from Sector 58 police station to Jewar police station while Inspector Jawahar Lal Yadav was transferred from police lines to serious crime unit investigation team. Inspector Sanjiv Kumar was transferred from police lines to SWAT...
  • Arvind Kejriwal turns down Ghaziabad SSP's request for security cover December 26, 2013

    AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday turned down Ghaziabad SSP's request for taking security cover. On Thursday morning, Kejriwal told Uttar Pradesh Police officials, deployed by SSP Dharmendra Singh outside his house, that he does not need any security and they should go back. "We came here...
  • As New Year approaches, police tighten noose on liquor smugglers December 19, 2013

    The Ghaziabad Police have launched a special drive to control inter-state smuggling of liquor in the run-up to the New Year. Two persons were arrested for alleged liquor smuggling from Vijay Nagar area on Wednesday night and 20 cartons of Indian-made liquor were seized from them, police said on Thursday. The duo have been identified as...
  • SC restrains UP police from acting against Taslima Nasreen December 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday restrained Uttar Pradesh Police from taking any coercive step against self-exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen following her criticism of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal meeting cleric Maulana Tauqeer Raza Khan just before Delhi Assembly elections. The apex court bench of Justice BS Chauhan and Justice SA Bobde...
  • 11 poachers arrested with two tiger carcasses near Corbett Tiger Reserve December 17, 2013

    Eleven suspected poachers were arrested with two carcasses of tiger from the Amangarh forest range, on the border of the Corbett Tiger Reserve, an official said. The poachers were arrested in a joint operation by staff of the tiger reserve and Uttar Pradesh Police when they were moving in a taxi...
  • Five cops injured as armed miscreants open fire on police team December 6, 2013

    Five police personnel were injured, including two of them seriously, as armed persons allegedly opened fire on a police team escorting two undertrails in the Andhra Pradesh Express and escaped with the prisoners. Harendra Rana and his associate Dinesh, lodged in the district jail here, were being brought back on Thursday night to Agra from Ghaziabad...
  • Home Ministry cites threat to Arvind Kejriwal's life, he refuses security by Ghaziabad police October 24, 2013

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday refused to accept security cover for himself by Uttar Pradesh police with party leaders saying it was against their ideology. Upon the direction of Home Ministry, some officials of the Local Intelligence Unit (LIU) of Ghaziabad police on Wednesday contacted Kejriwal and...
  • Man wanted for fraud in Afghanistan arrested October 16, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday arrested a man accused of defrauding a company in Afghanistan to the tune of 44,500 USD. Afghanistan Police had declared Akhsay Bhatnagar an absconder after he allegedly cheated the private company, said Om Prakash, Superintendent of Police (city). Bhatnagar had left the country after the fraud and...
  • Fake currency case: 13 UP police officers face probe July 16, 2013

    Lucknow: Thirteen Uttar Pradesh police officers are facing the heat in a case of alleged fake currency. The accused who was arrested in connection with the case has proved that the notes recovered from him were withdrawn from banks and were genuine. Now the police officials have to explain how...