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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...

Swimming coach of a school arrested after molestation case filed

A swimming coach was arrested on the complaint of molestation filed by the parents of a student of class 9 of Pestleweed School based in the city. The case came to light after the student told her parents about the ordeal she had faced for days. Police swung into action and arrested the coach after the case was lodged...

Youth’s body found, murder case lodged

Panic gripped Chamgadar Tapu near Rodi Belwala in Haridwar on Monday morning after the body of an unidentified person was found in the area. Upon being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered an unclaimed loader which was allegedly used to dump the dead body at the site. The body was identified to be that of a resident...

Ensure speedy disposal of gender crime cases- Chief Minister

The Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has issued instructions to the Home Secretary and Justice secretary to ensure that for the speedy disposal of the cases related to the cases of women and child abuse, the work on setting up a fast track court in the state is done. The chief minister said that unfortunately, such incidents are occurring...

Angry protests hit hill towns over Karnprayag gang rape

The anger over the alleged gang rape of a college student in Karnprayag has spilled over on to the streets of the hill town on Friday as the enraged people blocked the Badrinath National Highway while protesting against the incident. The protesters, the majority of whom were students, gathered at the main market of the town and sat on...