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41 people arrested for drinking in public places in Delhi

New Delhi: 41 people were held in the National Capital for consuming liquor in public places by the Excise Department on the second day of its special drive against open drinking, taking the total numbers of people arrested to 77. The action was taken against the violators under section 40 of the Delhi Excise Act

LeT militant arrested in Kashmir

Srinagar: A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant was arrested from north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, the state police said on Friday. Umar Khalid Mir was arrested on Thursday in a joint operation from Tojjar village of Sopore area. “He had joined the militant ranks in May 2014. An AK-47 rifle and three magazines was recovered from him,” a

Three PO arrested

Crimewrap Ludhiana: Division number 5 cops have arrested three proclaimed offenders (PO) where two accused were out due to theft and fraud cases and third accused is PO in excise case. Charanjit Singh Channi resident of Haibowal is PO in two cases of fraud of vehicle. He is PO of cases which was registered from

Alleged Ludhiana ‘Gangrape’: Driver, Helper of Resto bar arrested

Ludhiana: Few hours after the 23 year old girl was thrown out of a moving car, the police have arrested two persons involved in the crime. The accused have been identified as Driver and Helper of the Resto bar in Ludhiana. Police commissioner Jatinder Singh Aulakh said that two persons were arrested in this connection

Seven held in Gidderbaha Gurdwara clash

Bathinda: About two weeks after two factions of the Nihangs indulged in a bloody clash to claim their right of Gurdwara in Mallan village, Gidderbaha Police on Friday claimed to have arrested seven accused and also recovered two .12 bore guns from their possession. In the clash three Nihangs were killed and many had received

Indian-American businessman arrested for money soliciting scam

Washington: An Indian-American businessmanfrom Texas has been arrested by the FBI on charges of engaging in an impersonation and money soliciting scam. Narasimha Bhogavalli, 50, was arrested on Thursday in Irvin, Texas, where he owns a couple of businesses. He was produced before a local court in Dallas yesterday. Federal prosecutors alleged that victims from


Two Indians arrested, Pakistan official quizzed over spying

New Delhi:  A Pakistani embassy official was questioned and two Indian nationals were arrested on alleged espionage charges and working for the ISI, a police officer said here on Thursday. Mehmood Akhtar, the Pakistan official in the High Commission, was briefly detained and let off because of diplomatic immunity, the police officer told IANS on

‘Four arrested for fuelling unrest in Kashmir’

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have arrested four persons, including two members of Pakistan-based Tehreek-i-Jehad-i-Islami (TJI) militant group from Baramulla district, who were allegedly fuelling unrest in Kashmir. “Four persons including two active members of a militant organisation have been arrested. They were paid money during their visit to Pakistan for fuelling and sustaining

IT professional arrested for storing 115 kg firecrackers

New Delhi: An IT professional has been arrested for allegedly storing 115 kg firecrackers in his house in Karampura area of west Delhi, police said today. Acting on a tip-off, a team from Moti Nagar police station carried out search at the house of Pulkit Sharma and recovered huge quantity of firecrackers yesterday. The accused

Two JeM militants arrested

Srinagar:  Security forces today arrested two Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants, who were allegedly involved in an attack that left two army personnel and a cop dead, from Baramulla district of Kashmir. “Two persons who were part of terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad module in Baramulla have been arrested,” a senior police official said. He said the arrested persons

Five naval personnel arrested for assault in Goa

Panaji: Five Indian Navy personnel were arrested in Goa for assault late on Wednesday, a police spokesperson said on Thursday. The navy personnel had assaulted a man in South Goa after they suspected him of allegedly abusing the daughter of another naval officer. The personnel involved are posted at INS Hansa. Police said that patrolmen

Banur police bust gang of vehicle lifters, four arrested

Patiala: The Banur Police claimed to have busted a gang involved in the lifting of the two wheelers in a Operation by arresting four of its members and recovering of nine two-wheelers of different makes from their possession. While giving details about the same Superintendent of Police (Investigation), Harwinder Singh Virk and the Superintendent of

Arms smuggler arrested in Rajasthan

Jaipur: An alleged arms smuggler has been arrested with three illegal pistols in Didwana town of Rajasthan’s Nagaur district, police said today. Acting on a tip off, a police team frisked Farukh Khan (42) after he alighted from a bus here yesterday. He was allegedly carrying three illegal pistols, SP Nagaur P Deshmukh said today.

Four of international robbers arrested in Nawanshahr

Nawanshahr: Four of international robbers arrested by local police in Nawanshahr on Monday morning. According to sources, the four accused were involved in Manipuram gold loan robbery in Ludhiana and Faridabad branch. Meanwhile, police have managed to recover 7 bikes, 3 activa, one pistol, 8 cartridges, 1 laptop, 3 Led’s, 1 studio cameras, 8 mobile

Majithia vows to get Kejri, his associates arrested

Amritsar: Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday blamed Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Ashish Khaitan and Sanjay Singh of running away. All three face defamation cases filed by Majithia. Vowing to get Kejriwal and his gang arrested, Majithia quipped that he has full faith in God and

All accused arrested, Dalit youth cremated

Mansa: Family members of Sukhchain Singh finally cremated his body on Friday after all six accused were arrested by police.Being a petty smuggler Sukhchain was having conflict with a group of upper caste landlords. Sukhchain was abducted and killed by a rival group of liquor smugglers on Monday who also chopped one of his legs.

‘Sadhu Baba’ arrested for raping women on pretext of cancer treatment

Bihar: ‘Sadhu Baba’ known as Gond has been arrested for allegedly raping women on the pretext of the treatment of cancer in Bihar on Thursday. According to the information, the Baba used to frighten the women by using some rituals and on the pretext of treatment he pushes to the rape. The accused Gond has

Eight Indians arrested for trying to enter US

Washington:Eight Indian m en along with threeothers have been arrested by officials of the US Customs department for allegedly trying to illegally enter American territory of Puerto Rico. The arrests were made yesterday by the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along with local law enforcement agencies from Dominican Republic.These 11 undocumented migrants from India

Man arrested for throwing acid

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police have arrested a city resident for allegedly throwing acid on Sector 52, resident following an old enmity. The victim suffered 40 per cent burn injuries said police. According to police, the victim has been identified as Raj Singh, resident of Sector-52 and an employee of Haryana Food and Supply Department. The victim

8 more arrested for assault on Somaiya, BJP workers

Mumbai: Eight more Shiv Sena activists have been arrested in connection with the assault on BJP leader Kirit Somaiya and party workers at suburban Mulund here, police said today. The fresh arrests were made last night, taking the number of total arrests in this case to 13, an officer of Navghar Police Station said. Yesterday,