Rohit K Singh is a Principal Correspondent. He writes on crime, police and social issues
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On Tuesday, the IB visited Taj Heights Apartment in sector 50 in Seawoods Darave, also in Navi Mumbai, which was purchased by Abbasi’s father, the officials added. NRI Coastal police (local) also visited the flat and collected CCTV footage of the last few days.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath held a road show in Telibagh area of the state capital on Sunday evening
The investigators recreated the scene by placing mannequins as per the information collected by eyewitnesses before making three four-wheelers run on the narrow road of Banbirpur village, where the four farmers were allegedly mowed down, leading to the violence killing four others.
ByRohit Kumar Singh, Deokant Pandey, Hindustan Times, Lakhimpur Kheri
Former Union minister late Akhilesh Das’s nephew Ankit Das and his private gunner Latif alias Kale were arrested on Wednesday, in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case while the main accused and junior home minister Ajay Mishra’s son, Ashish Mishra was denied bail by a court
PTI | ByRohit Kumar Singh, Hindustan Times, Lucknow
The Lakhimpur police pasted a notice at the Union minister’s residence in Shahpura Kothi locality in Lakhimpur city, asking his son Ashish Mishra to appear at the crime branch office in reserve police lines at 10 am on Friday
UP Police summoned Ashish Mishra for questioning at 10am on Friday, and pasted a notice outside Ajay Mishra’s house in Lakhimpur. The notice said Ashish Mishra must appear in person.
The development came on a day a new video surfaced and was put out by Opposition politicians. The farmers blame Union minister of state for home Ajay Kumar Mishra Teni and his son Ashish, who deny the charges.
The yatra -- where Shiva devotees fetch water from the Ganga to their village shrines – will begin from July 25 despite Uttarakhand, which hosts the yatra’s destination, Haridwar, scrapping the event over fears of a surge in Covid infections.
HT has seen a copy of the FIR, which also names journalists Rana Ayyub and Saba Naqvi; co-founder of fact-checking website AltNews, Mohammed Zubair; and Congress leaders Salman Nizami, Maskoor Usmani and Dr Shama Mohammad.
Director general UP prison Anand Kumar said there had been lapses. Later, Chitrakoot jail superintendent SP Tripathi and jailer Mahendra Pal were suspended for lapses in jail security.
UP prisons headquarters spokesman Santosh Kumar Verma said four prisons in the state are now providing medical assistance at doorsteps to prisoners’ parents and family members, who are seriously ill or suffering from Covid-19 infection.
- Circle police officers and police station in-charges have been asked to strictly comply with the instructions and counsel their subordinates to ensure no undignified caller tunes were used.
- The two accused revealed that they visited Bangladesh a few months ago to seek Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen’s help for arranging explosives and firearms to trigger terror blasts in India
- A top UP police official said a operation was launched to nab the accused after the STF came to know about PFI’s plan to conduct terror attacks in Uttar Pradesh and recruit educated youngsters.
The two accused were arrested from their hideout in Gautam Buddh Nagar. They were staying in India illegally for four-five months, said police.
Ram Bhavan Singh, a suspended junior engineer in the state irrigation department posted in Chitrakoot , was arrested by CBI from Banda district on Monday.
Lucknow/Kanpur | ByRohit Kumar Singh and Haidar Naqvi
Some SUV borne youths crushed the three friends riding a scooty, after chasing them for around 2 km under Indira Nagar police station limits, killing Pawan and Tushar and severely injuring Himanshu late on Wednesday night.
The FIRs were lodged on basis of the one lodged by CBI, which is investigating the mining scam in UP during the Samajwadi Party regime between 2012 and 2016.
The incident took place when a police van carrying 24 jail inmates was returning to Moradabad after producing them in a court in Chandausi in Sambhal district.
The CBI’s Delhi unit had registered a first information report (FIR) on January 2 against 11 people, including 2008 batch Indian Administrative Officer B Chandrakala and Samajwadi Party MLC Ramesh Kumar Mishra in connection with alleged illegal mining case.
An official said the police have also found several items used in manufacturing of spurious liquor from another shop in Raniganj which was taken on rent by the key accused Daanveer Singh.
Sources said both the departments did no follow-up on arrested persons’ claim that spurious liquor was also being sold in branded country-made liquor bottles at shops authorised by the excise department.
After tracing the killer, the duo also managed to locate the axe used for the murder, and the mobile phone used for making the ransom call — all within no time.
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday confirmed the suspension of a 1992-batch Indian Police Service officer of Additional Director General rank, Jasvir Singh, for bemoaning the death of his career for taking on politicians, in an interview to the Huffington Post.
A 12-year-old girl in Lucknow put her father’s pistol to her head while playing with it and accidentally pulled the trigger. She died during treatment in a hospital.
UP Police constable exam: 13 held from Lucknow, Mathura, Agra and Firozabad for rigging, using unfair means
UP Police constable exam: The UP Special Task Force (STF) busted an exam-rigging racket and a gang of fraudsters after arrest of three people each from Mathura and Agra on Sunday during the recruitment test for around 49,000 posts of constables of civil and armed police.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/Agra | ByRohit Kumar Singh/Hemendra Chaturved
Probe revealed that the brothers were falsely implicated by a constable posted at Reserve Police Lines in Allahabad in connivance with his woman friend who had registered gang rape case against the brothers in Rae Bareli’s Unchahar police station