Category: Crime

Afghan duo caught selling herbs in Lalkuan

They had arrived here on tourist visas but were trading in herbs which is against the visa regulations The Lalkuan police and local intelligence unit (LIU) personnel were surprised while conducting a verification drive when two men candidly informed them that they were from Kabul, Afghanistan. The duo was selling herbs when they were questioned about their identity. After...

Four arrested for murder in Panash Valley

Accused were neighbors of the murdered: Police Acting swiftly on the gruesome murder of a woman laborer in Panash Valley on Saturday, the police arrested four persons, including a juvenile, on a charge of their involvement in the crime. The police team-constituted to crack the case- arrested the quartet, neighbors of the murdered woman, from Mata Mandir area of...

Excise Dept uncovers illicit liquor operation

52 crates of seized spurious liquor are estimated to be about Rs 1,81,000 Acting on a tip-off, the excise department raided a home being used to operate an illicit liquor plant in Kaladhungi. The officials seized 52 crates of illegal liquor from the location. The excise department inspector Sonu Singh informed that a joint team comprising officials of the excise...

Farmer shot dead in Mundet village

A farmer from Mundet village was shot dead on Wednesday morning by unidentified persons who came in a car. The miscreants escaped in the car, police said, adding that a hunt for them was on. The body has been sent for post-mortem in the civil hospital, police further informed. It is learnt that the incident happened when Pradeep Tyagi,...

Case lodged against two teachers of Rishikul Vidyapeeth

Delhi student’s suicide case The family members of the student of Rishikul Vidyapeeth who allegedly committed suicide at the hostel of the school in September have lodged a case against two teachers of the school. They also submitted two suicide notes purportedly written by the student to the police. As per the suicide notes, two teachers had made his...

Blast at scrap dealer’s shop, five injured, three serious

The blast occurred at around 11.30 am when Jafaryab was working at the shop A blast at a scrap dealer’s shop at Mangalaur village near Roorkee left five, including a nine-year-old girl, injured.  The condition of three out of the injured is stated to be serious. Probe is on into the blast, said the SSP Haridwar Ridhim Agarwal. The...

Criminal from Chhattisgarh nabbed

Uttarakhand police have arrested a person who was allegedly involved in several crimes in Chhattisgarh Uttarakhand police have arrested a person here on Tuesday who was allegedly involved in several crimes in Chhattisgarh. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dehradun, Nivedita Kukreti, on receipt of a letter from the SSP of Bilaspur in Chattishgarh about the presence of a...

Two tortoises recovered from poachers

The accused trio has been identified, their criminal records are being investigated The Gangnehar police team nabbed three poachers and rescued two tortoises from them on late Monday night. A case has been registered under Section 51 of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972. The car carrying the tortoises was also impounded by the cops. The investigation is on, said police....

ASJ’s guard shoots at judge’s wife, son

Head Constable Mahipal, shot the ASJ’s wife in her chest twice and then turned to pump three bullets into the back of her son’s head In a horrific incident that sent shivers down the spine of onlookers, the personal security officer (PSO) of Gurugram Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Krishna Kant Sharma sprayed bullets on the judge’s wife and his...

Police alert over a Kashmiri student studying in Dehradun having joined Hizbul

Verification of students  from other states intensifies Following reports that a Kashmiri student who was studying in an engineering college based in Dehradun has joined a terror outfit, Uttarakhand police have stepped up vigilance on the students from other States, particularly from restive Jammu and Kashmir. Taking a serious note of the development, the State police headquarters have sought...