Category: Crime

IT Dept conducts survey at SDSU University

Documents show IT return not filed so far The Income Tax department team conducted a survey at the Sri Dev Suman Uttarakhand University campus at Badshahithaul, Chamba in Tehri district. The survey was conducted on the directions issued by IT commissioner (Exemption) Lucknow, PK Bajaj and joint IT commissioner (Exemption) Ghaziabad, Arkendra Singh. According to sources, the examination of...

Property dealer’s murder, two arrested

Dispute over Rs 15 lakh in a property deal the cause of the murder: police In a breakthrough, police arrested two persons involved in the murder of a property dealer within twenty four hours of the crime on Tuesday. The police claimed that the property dealer had been bumped off in connection with a land dispute with his partners. Notably, the...

Property dealer murdered

A property dealer was found murdered at Shuklapur area of Vasant Vihar on Monday morning. The body of the deceased, Jai Karan Rautela with five gunshot wounds was found in the Shuklapur village. Rautela was a cousin of the in- charge of Kotwali police station, S S Negi. A large number of police personnel, including SP Rural Sweta Chaubey,...

Gas cylinder explodes at a complex at Vasant Vihar

A blast, believed to have been caused by explosion of a gas cylinder, rocked Vasant Vihar area in the city on Friday. The blast occurred at a shop in a commercial complex in the Indira Nagar area of Vasant Vihar at around 4.20 am. The intensity of the blast was so strong that the roof of the shop was...

Zomato operating sans license; food safety dept to take action

The department of food safety of Uttarakhand is mulling to take legal action against the online food platform Zomato as it has failed to provide a satisfactory reply on the department’s notice. The department had found that the license on the basis of which the company was operating in Dehradun had no mention of Dehradun. The department is now...

4 former social welfare department officers slapped with notice in scholarship scam

After tightening its noose on those who ran the college which has been under the scanner of the investigation, the special investigation team (SIT) has now  trained its focus on four former officials of social welfare department in connection with the SC/ ST scholarship scam. The team has questioned the four, including then nodal officer, for recording their statements...

Contraband recovered from youths

Dehradun police arrested two persons and recovered a consignment of smack from their possession on Friday. The circle officer (CO) Dalanwala, Jaya Baluni said that based on information, a police team had intercepted a SUV on Old Bye Pass Road on the day. On checking the vehicle, the police team recovered 10.5 gram of Smack from the possession of...

Six stone crushers sealed in Haridwar

Taking action against the deputy director of mining for not providing information sought, the Haridwar district magistrate has directed that the official’s salary be withheld till further orders. The official has also been directed to provide clarification in writing. Further, the DM Deepak Rawat and senior superintendent of police Janmejay Khanduri also inspected six stone crushers and got them...

MLA’s brother booked, more under scanner

SC/ST Scholarship Scam The shocking facts which are now surfacing regarding the SC/ ST Scholarship scam indicate that many senior officers may land themselves in the soup once the SIT probe is completed. One thing  is clear after the initial probe that the verification and documentation had not been done in the scholarship distribution. After the arrest of five...

Act against fake orgs using names of national, int’l institutions: DG law & order

The director general (DG), Crime, Law and Order Ashok Kumar has directed all the district in-charges of police to take strict action against such fake organisations which are operational by names which are similar to national and international organisations like Human Rights Commission, Vigilance and Anti- Corruption. In a circular, Ashok Kumar said that there are people who are...