Category: Crime

Two nabbed withRs 2.5 crore demonetised notes

Two persons were caught with demonitised currency amounting to Rs 2.5 crore by the Kashipur police. According to the police, based on a tip off provided by an informant, the Kashipur police raided a property business office. The police nabbed Kunwar Singh Bisht and Brijesh Dimri with the demonetised currency from Bisht’s property business office on IIM Road, Kundeshwari...

Alleged poacher arrested again, this time for fishing in forest area

Panchinath who had been arrested on the charge of poaching from Chillawali range of Rajaji National Park in May last year was arrested again on Monday on charge of fishing in the conserved area of the park.  Earlier, he had been arrested on the charge of hiding the remains of two tigers and three leopards in pits inside the...

Three youngsters from Delhi killed in accident near Mussoorie

Three youngsters were killed in an accident when the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge near Dhanaulti on Mussoorie- Suvakholi road on Saturday. The accident occurred in the wee hours of the day, but the police and administrative officers reached the spot much later after they were informed by the local people. The in-charge of...

HC stays transfer of SIT Chief probing SC-ST scholarship scam

The transfer of SIT Chief Manjunath TC, who was heading the SIT probing the Rs 500 scam in the SC-ST scholarship scam in the social welfare department, has been stayed by the high court of Uttarakhand. The High Court has stressed that Manjunath will continue the investigation into this scam. During hearing in the case, the issue of the...

After ASP, constable enmeshed in sexual harassment row

Thursday, 10 January 2019 | PNS | Haridwar— The khaki is under the scanner with a spike in allegation of sexual harassment being tagged to it. Coming close on the heels of the ASP getting embroiled in sexual harassment row, a constable has come up in the news with the same charge dogging him. He has allegedly sexually assaulted a minor. The...

Duo caught with leopard pelt, hashish

Two persons were arrested with a leopard pelt and 870 grammes of hashish in a joint operation conducted by the special operation group (SOG), anti drugs task force, local police and the forest department on Tuesday. According to police sources, during vehicle checking two persons travelling on a two-wheeler were found to be carrying one leopard pelt and more...

Probe closed after woman constable decides not to pursue case against the senior cop

DGP to decide whether or not to take action against accused The woman constable who had levelled sexual harassment charge against a senior police officer is learnt to have decided not to pursue the case after the officer apologised. It is learnt that the accused officer tendered a letter of apology in connection with the alleged sexual harassment case....

Interstate gang duping people busted

Dehradun police have busted a gang of interstate criminals engaged in duping people in the name of their insurance policy maturity. Informing the media persons about the modus operandi of the gang and subsequent arrest of its members, the senior superintendent of police (SSP) Dehradun, Nivedita Kukreti said that police had acted after one Sunil Singhwal had submitted a...

Sexual harassment case

Police lodge FIR against ex-BJP gen secy Sanjay Kumar The police lodged a case against the former Bharatiya Janata Party State general secretary (organisation) Sanjay Kumar, late on Saturday night regarding allegations of sexual exploitation and threats. A case was lodged against him under sections 294, 354 and 506 of the Indian Penal after the woman who had accused...

Criminal cases to be filed against responsible for delivery on road cases

Response time clause to be added in the new agreement for 108 ambulance fleet Shocked by the incident of the absence of ambulance service forcing a woman to deliver a baby on the road who subsequently died, the state administration is planning to lodge FIRs against those responsible for such incidents. The secretary medical health and family welfare Nitesh...