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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- Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Sanjeev Tomar’s quest ended on May 28, when he and members of his team arrested a man named Hari Om for abducting and killing Mahesh Choudhary aged 45.
- The approval for purchasing 89 new fire trucks was sought against the condemnation of 60 fire trucks, which have diesel engines and have reached their expiry time of 10 years, and have to be taken off service.
- A senior traffic police officer said at least 18 big and small Jagannath Rath Yatras were taken out in Delhi between and evening, prompting the police to deploy personnel on security and traffic duty.
The city police had planned the inauguration of the booths by Lieutenant Governor (LG) Vinai Kumar Saxena on Friday (July 1) to mark the anniversary of commissioner of police system or commissionerate system that was established in Delhi on July 1, 1978.
Traffic police said mostly it was underpasses that got submerged after heavy rain was recorded on Wednesday morning. Prominent among the underpasses where traffic movement had to be stopped was Pul Prahladpur in south-east Delhi.
In all, there are four cases against Pradeep Paliwal alias Mahesh Gupta, registered in Delhi and Gurugram and also by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) between 2006 and 2018, EOW officers said.
A total of 37 arrested persons -- 30 Muslims and seven Hindus -- have been named as accused in the draft and of them, at least three have been named as “prime conspirators”, the officers said.
- Delhi saw 1,592 unclaimed bodies this year, many unidentifiable due to being severed or completely putrefied. This makes for difficult investigations, which require careful and calculated procedures, to find the suspects. Here's how they are done:
- The decision to this effect was taken by the Delhi Police chief Rakesh Asthana earlier this month to take forward the public hearing initiative started last year.
The traffic police have closed down four important stretches, imposed restrictions on certain junctions and diverted vehicles in the national capital in view of the protests
Many motorists, especially office goers, took to social media seeking intervention from the traffic police and shared images of the traffic jams
Rahul Gandhi was interrogated for nearly 30 hours last week (June 13-15) by ED in connection with the alleged National Herald newspaper money laundering case
Special commissioner of police (law and order) Sagarpreet Hooda said that a total of 217 Congress leaders and cadre, including 15 members of parliament (MPs) were detained for carrying out the protest, despite no permission was granted. All of them were released later in the evening, he said.
A traffic police officer said adequate personnel have been deployed in central Delhi to guide motorists and ensure a smooth flow of traffic
The prime suspect, identified as Rajkumar alias Bhola, was helped by his friend, Mustakim alias Mota. Both of them were arrested on Monday morning from Haridwar while they were fleeing in a Maruti Swift car arranged by Mustakim.
The traffic police did not specify the exact reason behind the restrictions and other arrangements in central Delhi
Seventeen patients and their relatives were evacuated from the blaze at the four-storey building in Brahm Shakti Hospital near Rohini, officials said, and the police have registered a case.
More than 50 people across India were duped of several lakhs of rupees by the fake call centre, Delhi Police officials informed on Friday
Police filed two first information reports (FIRs) on Wednesday, one naming suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, and another naming 32 people – including former BJP spokesperson Naveen Jindal, journalist Saba Naqvi, politician Asaduddin Owaisi, priest Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, and Jharkhand minister Hafizul Hasan Ansari, among others.
ByKarn Pratap Singh and Hemani Bhandari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Police suspect the recovered head may be of the same person whose decayed body parts were found in the same location on Sunday.
New Delhi: Two days after highly decomposed remains of a human body--with its head and torso missing--were discovered wrapped in plastic bags in an open field behind the recently inaugurated east Delhi cyber police station near Kalyanpuri, a putrefied human head was found on Tuesday about 100 metres away in the same field, police said
Akshya Palda aka Akshay Antil, 22, is a member of the Kala Jathedi-Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
A police officer said that prima facie it appears the murder took place somewhere else and the body was chopped into pieces.
Months before Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by gunmen on May 29, an alleged criminal, Shahrukh, had conducted a detailed recce and planned to murder him.
Shahrukh, who evaded the cops on several occasions, was finally caught on April 25 by the special cell team after his name cropped up in many cases of murder, attempted murders and firing in Delhi
Prince Wadhwa, a 24-year-old who was wanted for killing a milkman in Krishna Nagar, was arrested after he received a gunshot injury.
Raghu Sharma, 21, one of the victims in the kidney transplant scam, told mediapersons on Thursday that he had come to Delhi in April to find a job.
Investigators said the doctors may be arrested after they gather evidence against them.
Ashish Malik was evading arrest since 2019 when a case was registered against him and his two accomplices on a Delhi court’s direction
New Delhi: Of the three men whose lives were claimed by Monday’s heavy rains, thunderstorm, and waterlogging, police have identified two of them and got the autopsy conducted on their bodies, the third man who drowned in the waterlogged Pul Prahladpur railway underpass remained unidentified till late Tuesday