Category: Crime

Police detain two after alleged attempt to attack MLA

On the information that the Kedarnath MLA Manoj Rawat was allegedly attacked, Rudraprayag police have detained two men for questioning. They were also waiting for an official complaint to be filed by the MLA or someone from his behalf till the time of this report being filed. Rudraprayag Superintendent of Police (SP) Ajai Singh said, “We have received information...

SSP chairs crime review meet

The Haridwar senior superintendent of police Senthil Avoodai Krishna Raj S chaired a crime review meeting in the district on Friday. He focused his attention on the crime related to drugs, illicit liquor and smuggling of any sort. He warned that the police officer concerned will be held responsible if found to be negligent in duty to tackle such...

Two inter-state gang members arrested by Doon police

District police arrested two members of an inter-state gang which had broken into an ATM, while three others are absconding. They have also recovered Rs 3,20,000 and and a car that was used to commit the crime reported on October 28 in Rajpur police station. The arrested accused have been identified as Amin (20), resident of Mathura and Aftab...

Dehradun tops the list in crimes against women

The number of cases of alleged crimes against women reaching the State Women Commission has shown an increase. According to data provided by the commission, a total of 921 cases of gender crimes were reported from the month of April 2019 till now. Looking at the district-wise data, Dehradun has topped the list with 492 cases reported in the...

Probe underway after inmates found with mobile phones in district jail

An investigation is underway after five mobile phones were recovered from inmates in the barracks of the district jail here on Wednesday. Inmate Vikrant Malik, who was recently transferred from Dehradun jail, had three mobile phones on him while two were found with other inmates. It all began after a phone call demanding Rs 20 lakh was made to...

Man suspects affair, stabs wife

A man in Roorkee allegedly stabbed his wife after suspecting her of having an illicit affair. Gomtipura resident, Amit Kumar, had an affair with Sushila and married her about six years ago and had two kids with her. However, for some time now, he had been suspecting her of having an illicit affair. This led him to allegedly stab...

Murder accused still absconding, police teams attempt arrest in different States

The accused former brother in-law of 28-year old Sunil Kumar, who was murdered on Tuesday evening, is still absconding. Police teams have been sent towards Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. According to police officials, as the accused Pawan Singh is a native of Ghaziabad, police teams have been sent there as well to ascertain his whereabouts.  Superintendent of Police (city)...

SSP issues ultimatum for nabbing chain snatchers

The Haridwar senior superintendent of police Senthil Avoodai K Raj S has given a seven-day ultimatum to police stations in-charge for catching the culprits guilty of recent incidents of chain snatching. A few days ago, there had been three incidents of chain snatching in Jwalapur and Kankhal in the duration of 45 minutes. The same has been happened earlier...

Man kills brother in-law after argument

In a murder case on Tuesday at Premnagar, a man allegedly killed his brother in-law after an argument. According to the police, the accused has been identified as Pawan Singh while the deceased is Sunil Kumar. According to officials the accused slit open the neck of his relative. Superintendent of Police (city) Shweta Choubey said, “We received information that...

Irked by baby, mother turns killer

Local residents in Kankhal area of Haridwar are shocked after the case of a baby being allegedly kidnapped took an unexpected turn. The woman who had complained about her six-month old baby having gone missing turned out to be the killer of her child. Irritated by the baby crying repeatedly, the woman reportedly threw the child in a canal....