Karn Pratap Singh has been writing on crime, policing, and issues of safety in Delhi for almost a decade. He covers high-intensity spot news, including terror strikes, serial blasts and security threats in the national capital.
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The crime branch of Delhi Police has filed a charge sheet against 11 individuals arrested in connection with a daylight robbery in Pragati Maidan tunnel. The suspects stayed in rented flats and stole motorcycles and arranged weapons to execute the robbery. The crime was captured on CCTV footage, and an accidental firing at one of the flats helped the police solve the case. The mastermind, Usman Ali, had lost his job and was in debt, and he planned to rob delivery agents transferring large amounts of cash.
A speeding Honda Amaze car hit the sub-inspector and the driver of a pick-up. The driver of the car fled the accident spot
Deputy police commissioner (East) Amrutha Guguloth said sub-inspector Ganga Saran was on patrolling duty when the car hit him in East Delhi’s Pandav Nagar
The data also shows that in at least 12 other incidents this year victims suffered serious injuries while trying to fend off the snatchers
The incident happened when the woman, who works with a telecom company in Gurugram, was returning home on Sunday night
Published on Sep 18, 2023 01:11 PM IST
ByKarn Pratap Singh
The head constable, MG Rajesh, suffered injuries to his head and other parts of his body and fell unconscious at the crime scene
Delhi Police officers and personnel who were deployed for the G20 Summit will be given two days off over the next 10 days to provide them with adequate rest. The police chief has also asked for lavish meals to be organized as a token of gratitude for the staff.
Around 10,000 security personnel, including commandos are part of the cordon, which also includes teams monitoring hundreds of CCTV cameras
The Delhi Police said that sufficient personnel have been deployed to regulate traffic flow and guide motorists and devotees celebrating Janmashtami on Thursday
Also withdrawn was an order issued by the SHO of Daryaganj police station, regarding the closure of markets and offices in the area during the Summit
The 100-odd PCR vans with ITBP commandos will be part of a 475-strong contingent of PCR vans that Delhi Police has dedicated to G20 security.
Cascading communal violence led to the death of two home guards while more than 200 people were wounded since July 31 in Haryana’s Nuh and Gurugram districts
Delhi Police crime branch registered an FIR against Danish Siddiqui of Lucknow on charges of cheating and forgery
Delhi Police in India have been tasked with safeguarding nearly 700,000 flower pots installed across the city ahead of September's G20 Summit
Police said they apprehended three juvenile boys — two of them previously held in a murder case. They were released from a correction home a fortnight ago
The Delhi Police are investigating pro-Khalistani graffiti that appeared on the walls of five metro stations in the city. A case has been registered and teams are being formed to identify and apprehend the suspect. The graffiti contained slogans supporting Khalistan and accused Modi's India of committing genocide against Sikhs. This is the second incident of pro-Khalistani graffiti in the city this year.
Some of the special tasks assigned included security in and around the summit venues, Indira Gandhi International Airport, hotels, etc
Police identified the arrested suspects as Sumantra Gupta, 41, the mastermind, and his associates Asikur Rahman, 31, and Dharmesh Kalita, 33, both from Kamrup district in Assam
It was because of the alleged molestation incidents in the church premises that the minor stopped going there from July onwards, the girl has told the police
Premoday Khakha, 51, a Delhi govt official, and his wife Seema Rani, 50, were arrested on Monday
Tracing and reuniting children separated from their families at India Gate and Kartavya Path is what keeps 80-odd personnel of the police station busy daily
Police said Deepak Kumar left a note that indicated he intended to die by suicide after killing his former live-in partner but could not muster up the courage to carry through the plan
The suspects had fled after the robberies, which took place a few kilometres from Janakpuri. But, they were arrested by afternoon.
The data collated between 2019 and 2023 so far has led traffic police to increase preventive measures.
The protests began at 9am and lasted until late evening. While no untoward incidents were reported, they disrupted vehicular movement and caused traffic jams
The communal clashes are believed to have been triggered by three videos released on social media – two by Monu Manesar and another by Bittu Bajrangi
Around 500 country-made pistols and revolvers were procured from local gunrunners to be used during the clashes, said investigators.
Two members of the home guard were killed in Monday’s violence, and at least 60 policemen were injured
Police attribute the rise partly to the fact that it is now easier to register burglary cases, including those reported online.
Delhi Traffic Police launched an “integrated night checking drive” at accident-prone spots across the city on July 22 to check violations