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Counterfeit currency with face value of Rs 2,09,500 recovered

High alert -sounded after the air strikes by India on terrorists inside Pakistan- helped Uttarakhand police recover counterfeit currency with the face value of Rs 2,09,500 from the possession of a person in Dehradun on Wednesday. Informing the media persons at her office, the senior superintendent of police (SSP), Nivedita Kukreti said that while checking vehicles on Ring Road, ...

SIT formed to probe VCSGSY scam

SP City would head the probe To probe the alleged embezzlement of funds  regarding Vir Chandra Singh Gadhwali Swarozgar Yojna ,  a special investigation team headed by SP City  has been formed. In the case, the beneficiaries who were not entitled to avail the scheme  along with some district officers have been booked. The case has been filed  in...

Son-in-law arrested for murder of a widow

The Roorkee police have arrested the son-in-law of a widow who was murdered. Police sources said that the accused had killed the woman to grab her property. The body of the deceased has been sent for post- mortem, said the police and added that the sister- in- law of the widow had also been arrested for her role in...

Case lodged against officers on loan for unemployed youth scheme

Following the orders of the chief judicial magistrate court, a case has been lodged against a host of officials of the district, including the then district magistrate who were deputed during the period between 2003 and 2011 in connection with the charges of embezzlement of funds and favouritism shown in distribution of loans under a government scheme. Informing, the...

Man nabbed with 11-kg big cat bones

The seizure of big cat bones from the border with Nepal has once again raised concerns about the level of wildlife security in the State. On Tuesday, the police and Forest department in a joint operation arrested one man and seized about 11 kilgrammes of big cat bones from him at Banbasa. The police informed that based on a...

Duo sentenced to 20 years for raping differently abled teenager

The court of additional district and sessions judge (II), Mohammed Sultan sentenced two men to 20 years rigorous imprisonment and monetary penalty for the gang rape of a differently abled 18 year old. The advocate representing the state, Ghanshyam Pant said on Tuesday that the young lady who is mentally and physically challenged had gone missing on the evening...

Slave to luxury, UK grad, mother sell GK house to five different persons

The Delhi Police has arrested a 43-year-old London University MBA graduate and her mother for allegedly duping several men to the tune of Rs 2.5 crore in the national Capital. To fulfill their dreams of living a lavish life, the accused along with her mother allegedly forged documents of their Greater Kailash house and sold it to five different...

Illicit liquor seized, 2 held

During a checking drive conducted by Haridwar police, two people were arrested near Jwalapur who were found carrying illicit liquor to be sold in a village. Five containers of spurious liquor have been recovered from them, police said and added that the duo have attempted to escape in the car they were in when the cops challenged them. It...

Kingpin of hooch racket arrested, interrogation on

In a breakthrough of the hooch tragedy case that claimed over 100 lives, police have finally arrested the kingpin of the illicit liquor racket who hails from Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Police said that they had arrested the main accused of the case Hardev Singh and his son Sukhvinder alias Sukka, a resident of Pundel Chunhedi under police...

FIR lodged against ‘Kitty Queen’ BJP leader Shivangi Tripathi

In connection with the kitty  scam, police have registered a case against  BJP leader Shivangi Tripathi, charging her with duping several people of their hard earned money. The BJP leader had earlier landed in jail on charge of forgery. Once again, she  has shot into the news after the city police registered  a case against her on Friday in...