Category: Crime

Rs 33 lakh looted from petrol pump staff

In broad daylight on Monday, dacoits looted a bag full of cash from employees of a petrol pump under jurisdiction of Manglaur police station. They were going to deposit the cash in bank when four persons snatched the bag and ran away. On the basis of description given by the victims, police are trying to release sketches of the...

Gypsy drivers served notices for duping visitors in Corbett

Drivers were taking tourists to neighbouring jungles claiming it was Corbett A number of Gypsy jeep operators in the Corbett national park have allegedly been taking visitors in jungles neighbouring Corbett while claiming it was the national park. Following complaints from visitors to Corbett national park, the department has issued notices to 62 Gypsy jeep operators. They have been...

10-month-old rescued, abductor held in 2 hrs

In the case of a 10-month old boy being abducted from Dehradun railway station late on Sunday night, Government Railway Police (GRP) successfully rescued the baby and arrested the accused. The GRP Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Manoj Kumar Katyal said that they are also investigating the criminal history of the accused. According to GRP, the accused Anand Singh...

Haridwar police nab couple with 3 quintal beef

Acting on a tip off Ranipur police raided a house in Salempur village where cow slaughter was going on and recovered three quintals of beef from the couple in the house. The police have registered a case against the duo with investigation underway, said the police. Speaking to this correspondent, the Ranipur police post in charge Satyendra Singh said,...

Alleged bonded labour case in Doon, girl rescued

In another case of alleged bonded labour in Dehradun, a girl was found by the railway child line members at Dehradun Railway station. Member of Bachpan Bachao Andolan, Sandeep Pant alleged that a woman was beating the girl, when RCL members found her they asked help from Government Railway Police, after which the girl was rescued and brought to...

Acid attack accused still absconding

In the case of acid attack that happened on the night of June 7 in Swami Rama Himalayan University, the accused is still on the run. Station House Officer of Doiwala police station, Rakesh Gusain said that police teams are still searching for the accused. His mobile phone has been switched off since June 5 and he hasn’t visited...

Four dead including three-year old in road accident, five injured

Four persons including a four year old girl died when the vehicle they were travelling in fell into a mountainside gorge near Kempty fall area in Dehradun on Saturday. The deceased have been identified as Mohammad Rihan (35), Ayesha (35), Aasmeen (30) and Ilma (4). The injured include Arshad (35), who was the one driving car and  Arsh (3),...

Minor rape case: Tug of war between JJB and SCPCR

JJB says SCPCR cannot ask it on judgement, SCPCR claims it has authority In the case of a minor girl allegedly raped and forced to abort in a private school in Dehradun, State Commission for the Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has asked for the files regarding the case from Dehradun Juvenile Justice Board (JJB), stating that they will...

Police still searching for missing alleged rape victim

In the alleged case of rape with the then minor girl, which was registered in cantonment police station during 2017, the victim is missing since May 30. Parents of the girl had filed a missing person complaint on the same day and expressed suspicion on the accused against whom the alleged rape case is under trial.Superintendent of Police (city)...

Bonded child labourer rescued in Dehradun, FIR lodged

In what activists claim is the first child bonded labour case registered in Uttarakhand since 2010, the Vasant Vihar police registered a case on Tuesday. The 15-year old boy who hails from Bihar will be sent to Rajkiya Bal Grah, Haridwar on Thursday. Members of Bachpan Bachao Aandalon found him working in a fast food shop while conducting a...