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In its order, the bench has also asked the Centre to respond on whether the number of CBI officers should be increased since there is always a clamour for CBI investigation in serious cases.(PTI file photo)

Madras HC raises querieson the CBI’s state of affairs

By Divya Chandrababu | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 08:04 AM IST
The issue came up when the bench of justices N Kirubakaran and B Pugalendhi was hearing another case by the Economic Offences Wing of the state police seeking transfer of investigation into the failure to return 300 crore in deposits from the crime branch to CBI.
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The police have recovered 10 identification cards, two mobiles, a tablet, a printer, laptop, duplicate documents, and Indian Army officer uniform including shoes, waist-belt and a cap with the emblem(HT PHOTO)
The police have recovered 10 identification cards, two mobiles, a tablet, a printer, laptop, duplicate documents, and Indian Army officer uniform including shoes, waist-belt and a cap with the emblem(HT PHOTO)

Pune rural police arrest man posing as Indian Army officer

UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 05:47 PM IST
The military intelligence officials helped the police locate the accused
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(For representational purposes only)

J&K excise scam: Process to frame charges against 16 accused set in motion

By Press Trust of India | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 10:03 PM IST
The state exchequer lost around 3 crore due to the scam related to payment of contract bid of liquor vends allotted by the government to Kuldip Singh and Company
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The pistol has been estimated to be worth ₹50 and a case under arms act has been lodged in connection with the incident.(REUTERS)
The pistol has been estimated to be worth ₹50 and a case under arms act has been lodged in connection with the incident.(REUTERS)

One arrested for illegal possession of firearm

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2020 09:36 AM IST
The accused has been identified as Siddesh Dayanad Kamble (20), a resident of Chikahli.
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The High Court rapped the Goa Police on the knuckles for not being serious about keeping track of foreigners released on bail.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)
The High Court rapped the Goa Police on the knuckles for not being serious about keeping track of foreigners released on bail.(Representative image/HT PHOTO)

Goa Police ‘lose track’ of 366 foreigners who jumped bail since 2015

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 08:41 PM IST
The foreigners who jumped b bail and disappeared are mainly Nigerians but also include Kenyans, Tanzanians, Ghanaians, Israelis and Russians.
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(Representative Image/HT)

Man wanted for harassing women arrested in Solan

By Asian News International | Asian News International/Solan, Solan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 11:47 PM IST
Police said, the accused has revealed that he was planning to write a book on his life experiences and wanted to name it ‘Ten perfect women in my life’.
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The residential house of the then superintendent, Kot Bhalwal jail, Rajni Sehgal, in Jammu city was searched by a team of the crime branch after a search warrant was obtained from a local court.(Representative Image/HT)
The residential house of the then superintendent, Kot Bhalwal jail, Rajni Sehgal, in Jammu city was searched by a team of the crime branch after a search warrant was obtained from a local court.(Representative Image/HT)

Ex-jailer’s house searched over alleged misappropriation of antique coins in Jammu

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Jammu, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 06:59 PM IST
In June 2015, the crime branch had registered a case against four jail officials for allegedly trying to pocket nearly 400 gold and copper coins belonging to 12th and 13th century AD
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The racket was busted on Thursday after the men sent a fake notice in ED’s name to one of the victims, who alerted the authorities about a possible fraud.(HT Photo)
The racket was busted on Thursday after the men sent a fake notice in ED’s name to one of the victims, who alerted the authorities about a possible fraud.(HT Photo)

Inspired by ‘Special 26’ film, criminals dupe people by posing as ED and ACB officials

By Shiv Sunny | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 02:38 PM IST
The five men allegedly stole customers’ data while leaving their insurance companies to target the public and make a fast buck
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DJ Sunrise Dark was popular at Russian rave parties in Goa(PTI)
DJ Sunrise Dark was popular at Russian rave parties in Goa(PTI)

Russian DJ held in Goa: Friends back home launch crowd-funding for her release

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 01:07 PM IST
DJ Sunrise Dark was among the three foreigners and 20 Indian nationals, including an actor, who were arrested by the police at night on August 15 on charges of possession of narcotics
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The crime branch of the Goa police had arrested 23 people and seized drugs worth Rs 9 lakh from a villa where the rave party was hosted.(Representative image (unsplash))
The crime branch of the Goa police had arrested 23 people and seized drugs worth Rs 9 lakh from a villa where the rave party was hosted.(Representative image (unsplash))

Sunburn co-promoter arrested for helping organise rave party in Goa

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 11:17 PM IST
Shailesh Shetty is the co-promoter of Sunburn, the biggest dance music festival that returned to Goa last year with the ‘Sunburn Klassique’ avatar in December.
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Delhi court permits riot-accused to write DU exam in jail

By Richa Banka | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 03:27 AM IST
Additional sessions judge Vinod Yadav directed the jail superintendent to facilitate Aman Kashyap, a BA degree student of DU’s School of Open Learning, to write the examination at the jail complex after he filed a plea through advocate Rajeev Kumar Tiwari, seeking interim bail to appear for the examination.
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The court in Jammu convicted 10 accused in the case and gave life sentence to eight of them.(Representative Photo)
The court in Jammu convicted 10 accused in the case and gave life sentence to eight of them.(Representative Photo)

8 men who thrashed and killed Jammu resident over land dispute convicted for murder; given life sentence by court

By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 07:47 AM IST
The incident dates back to 2006 when these accused entered the house of a local and attacked him.
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Officials of the Pune customs department along with accused and the seized drugs.(HT PHOTO)
Officials of the Pune customs department along with accused and the seized drugs.(HT PHOTO)

Pune Customs seize drugs worth Rs2.10 crore

By Shalaka Shinde | Hindustan Times, Pune
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The Customs officials raided the trucks at 4:30 pm on Naldurg-Solapur road, near Boramani village, Solapur.
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The number of suicide deaths in June 2019 in Pune was 47, while till June 19 this year, 42 cases have already been reported.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The number of suicide deaths in June 2019 in Pune was 47, while till June 19 this year, 42 cases have already been reported.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

More suicide deaths reported in May as compared to past two months

By Shalaka Shinde | Hindustan Times, Pune
PUBLISHED ON JUN 21, 2020 04:47 PM IST
While police have attributed “family connect” as the reason for fewer cases in April and March, psychiatrists cite Covid-19 induced financial distress for disturbing mental health issues post May
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North East Delhi riots: Charge sheet filed in murder of 85-year-old woman

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2020 12:57 AM IST
The 606-page charge sheet was filed before a duty magistrate in a Delhi court in the afternoon. The court has fixed the next date of hearing on June 21. All the men are presently in jail.
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Police also said that until Saturday morning, the department has filed charge sheets in 79 riot cases, in which 510 people were charged with offences.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Police also said that until Saturday morning, the department has filed charge sheets in 79 riot cases, in which 510 people were charged with offences.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Probe into violence unbiased, say cops

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2020 03:13 AM IST
The department is releasing data on the religious identity of the arrested suspects because of false reports on social media suggesting that the police probe in the riots was biased and that one community was being targeted, Delhi police spokesperson MS Randhawa said.
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A 54-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police died due to Covid-19(PTI photo)
A 54-year-old Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police died due to Covid-19(PTI photo)

54-year-old Delhi Police official dies due to Covid-19

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Prashasti Singh | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The ASI worked with the Finger Print Bureau (FPB) of the Crime Branch in Central Delhi’s Kamla Market area, officials said.
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People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat event in March are checked by a health team before being taken to a quarantine facility in this file photo.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
People who took part in a Tablighi Jamaat event in March are checked by a health team before being taken to a quarantine facility in this file photo.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

Jamaat chief Maulana Saad’s eldest son on Crime Branch radar, documents seized: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2020 08:38 AM IST
Maulana Saad’s three sons and a nephew are being investigated by the Crime Branch. They form the core team at the markaz.
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The Bombay high court judge noted some aspects in the case which created doubts about the accident.(HT Photo)
The Bombay high court judge noted some aspects in the case which created doubts about the accident.(HT Photo)

‘It could be murder’: Bombay High Court asks police to probe accidental death

By HT Correspondent | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 01:30 PM IST
A woman had moved the high court after the death of her son, who was found dead in a car.
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The markaz of the Jamaat in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, where an event was organised last month, emerged as the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in the country.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
The markaz of the Jamaat in Delhi’s Nizamuddin area, where an event was organised last month, emerged as the biggest Covid-19 hotspot in the country.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

Tablighi Jamaat chief’s son questioned by police about 20 missing people: Report

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 08:19 AM IST
Maulana Saad has been under fire for organising a congregation of the Jamaat in Delhi in March which fuelled a spike in Covid-19 cases in the national capital.
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According to the charge sheet, Pathan was the first person to be formally arrested in connection with the Delhi riots after being booked by the Jafrabad police.(AP)
According to the charge sheet, Pathan was the first person to be formally arrested in connection with the Delhi riots after being booked by the Jafrabad police.(AP)

First charge sheet filed in Delhi violence case

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 03:42 AM IST
The 350-page charge sheet was filed in the Karkardooma court against Pathan, 23 and two others who were arrested by the crime branch’s Narcotics Cell, said a senior police officer, adding that the three remained in jail.
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The police on Sunday arrested four men after they opened fire at a mosque
The police on Sunday arrested four men after they opened fire at a mosque

Four arrested for shooting at mosque; cops say they were looking for Tablighi Jamaat members

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram, Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 01:02 PM IST
A case was registered against the men under Section 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections of the Arms Act at Rajendra Park police station on Sunday.
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Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on his way to Delhi court on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Suspended AAP councillor Tahir Hussain on his way to Delhi court on Friday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Tahir Hussain’s brother detained in connection with Delhi violence

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 09, 2020 03:26 PM IST
The name of Tahir Hussain’s brother Shah Alam surfaced during investigation in Delhi violence.
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Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested a man and his mother who were part of a four-member gang which defrauded a businessman in Jammu.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Jammu and Kashmir Police arrested a man and his mother who were part of a four-member gang which defrauded a businessman in Jammu.(Representative photo/Getty Images)

J-K Police bust gang of cheats who conned Jammu businessman of Rs 6.5 cr

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jammu
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2020 05:06 PM IST
While two member of the gang have been arrested in Jammu, two others are still at large.
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Paramilitary soilders conduct a flag march following clashes over the new citizenship law, at Maujpur, in New Delhi on February 26, 2020.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Paramilitary soilders conduct a flag march following clashes over the new citizenship law, at Maujpur, in New Delhi on February 26, 2020.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Delhi riots: Face-off between Bhim Army, CAA backers a trigger

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 07:31 AM IST
The details of the sequence of events, as pieced together by Delhi Police through inputs from personnel on the ground Sunday, were shared with HT by at least two senior officers who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
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An Indian Muslim boy stands inside a mosque burnt in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.(AP photo)
An Indian Muslim boy stands inside a mosque burnt in Tuesday's violence in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.(AP photo)

2 Crime Branch special teams led by DCPs set up to probe north-east Delhi riots

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 27, 2020 07:28 PM IST
The first team will be headed by DCP Joy Tirkey, and the second one will be headed by DCP Rajesh Deo. Each team will have four Assistant Commissioner of Police.
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According to the police, the bullets had initials of POF, which has been preliminarily identified as Pakistan Ordinance Factory. Image used for representational purpose only.(Shutterstock)
According to the police, the bullets had initials of POF, which has been preliminarily identified as Pakistan Ordinance Factory. Image used for representational purpose only.(Shutterstock)

NIA, military intel to probe 14 Pakistan-made bullets found in Kerala

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 02:54 AM IST
Two youths travelling on a bike, found the suspicious package and after uncovering the bullets, immediately informed the police.
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Sharjeel Imam was arrested in one of the two cases for allegedly “inciting violence” through an “inflammatory speech” outside Jamia Millia Islamia on December 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Sharjeel Imam was arrested in one of the two cases for allegedly “inciting violence” through an “inflammatory speech” outside Jamia Millia Islamia on December 13.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Jamia charge sheet filed, Sharjeel Imam being probed

By Karn Pratap Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 02:41 AM IST
None of the 18 people accused of rioting, violence, attacking security personnel and damaging public as well as private property are students of Jamia Millia Islamia.
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Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch files charge sheet against father-son duo in fake job racket. (Representational image)(HT file)
Jammu and Kashmir Crime Branch files charge sheet against father-son duo in fake job racket. (Representational image)(HT file)

J-K Crime Branch files charge sheet against father-son duo in fake job racket

By Press Trust of India | Jammu
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 02:26 PM IST
The charge sheet was filed in a court of law against Mohammad Ashraf Malik (now expired) and his son Shahnawaz Malik on Saturday, a spokesman of the Crime Branch said on Sunday.
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Five men have been arrested on the charge of blackmailing and robbing over 50 senior MNC officials in Gurugram(HT File Photo (Representative Image))
Five men have been arrested on the charge of blackmailing and robbing over 50 senior MNC officials in Gurugram(HT File Photo (Representative Image))

Gurugram gang created gay chatting app to rob; 5 held

By Indo Asian News Service | Gurugram
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 07:42 PM IST
Gurugram Police Crime Branch ACP Preet Pal Singh Sangwan said that once the app become popular with many bisexual and transgender persons, the gang invited their potential victims to desolate areas near Gurugram, like Southern Peripheral Road, Bhondsi and Sohna.
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