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Scotland Yard probes video showing Sikh man declaring to assassinate Queen

The video is of a fully masked man who identifies himself as Indian Sikh Jaswant Singh Chail and declares that he wants to "assassinate" the monarch in revenge for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.(AFP)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II.(AFP)
Published on Dec 27, 2021 10:25 PM IST
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UK protesters scuffle with police during rally over new law

  • The Avon and Somerset Police force said Saturday that eggs, bottles and bricks were thrown at officers and a police horse was daubed with paint.
Police Superintendent Mark Runacres said officers “showed exceptional patience in the face of a significant disorder”.(AFP)
Police Superintendent Mark Runacres said officers “showed exceptional patience in the face of a significant disorder”.(AFP)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 05:36 PM IST
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UK police probe school sexual assault claims flooding website

  • The harrowing accounts by schoolgirls come after a London police officer was remanded in custody on March 16, charged with the kidnap and murder of a woman who vanished as she walked home.
The Met said officers were determining whether any potential victims at schools could be encouraged to report crimes.(AFP)
The Met said officers were determining whether any potential victims at schools could be encouraged to report crimes.(AFP)
Published on Mar 27, 2021 05:01 PM IST
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Scotland Yard remembers first-ever Sikh female police officer

  • At a time when there would have only been about 700 female officers in the Met, Karpal Kaur Sandhu was both the first female Sikh and female South Asian police officer in the UK. Sandhu, aged 30, was killed in an altercation with her husband, who was reportedly opposed to her career choice.
PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
PC Sandhu was born to a Sikh family in Zanzibar, East Africa, in 1943 and came to the UK in 1962(Twitter)
Published on Feb 01, 2021 09:22 PM IST
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India asks UK to arrest Jaysukh Ranpariya wanted for lawyer Kirit Joshi murder

Jaysukh Ranpariya, who is accused of plotting Jamnagar lawyer Kirit Joshi’s murder, according to the police, has been traced to locations in the United Kingdom
An Interpol Red Corner Notice was issued for Jaysukh Muljibhai Ranpariya, also known as Jayesh Patel on the request of Gujarat Police.(Sourced)
An Interpol Red Corner Notice was issued for Jaysukh Muljibhai Ranpariya, also known as Jayesh Patel on the request of Gujarat Police.(Sourced)
Updated on Jan 07, 2021 06:15 PM IST
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Farmers’ stir: India miffed with security after protest in London

The Indian high commission on Sunday questioned the security provided by Scotland Yard after nearly 4,000 agitators were allowed to gather to protest against the recent farm laws in a demonstration that it said included anti-India elements
Protesters demonstrate outside the Indian high commission in London, UK.(HT PHOTO)
Protesters demonstrate outside the Indian high commission in London, UK.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 11:44 PM IST
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Scotland Yard award for Brinder Deol, a Punjab-origin constable

A ceremony, held virtually, recognised the work of police personnel across London, including daring rescues, securing conviction in rape cases and investigating the Salisbury Novichok poisonings
Brinder Deol is in the centre of the top row.(SCOTLAND YARD)
Brinder Deol is in the centre of the top row.(SCOTLAND YARD)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 12:16 AM IST
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‘Mumbai police best after Scotland Yard’: Court asks woman to cooperate

The Navi Mumbai resident had approached the Bombay high court to quash the FIRs against her for offensive posts against CM Uddhav Thackeray and his son Aaditya.
File photo of Mumbai police. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
File photo of Mumbai police. (Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2020 06:24 PM IST
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Indian-origin man convicted of murder in UK spitting row

Gurjeet Singh Lall, 36, stabbed 69-year-old ex-rugby player and builder Allan Isichei several times after a brief verbal row over Lall’s spitting on the street on August 24 last year.
Gurjeet Singh Lall, 36, (in picture) stabbed 69-year-old ex-rugby player and builder Allan Isichei several times after a brief verbal row over Lall’s spitting on the street on August 24 last year(Image courtesy: Scotland Yard)
Gurjeet Singh Lall, 36, (in picture) stabbed 69-year-old ex-rugby player and builder Allan Isichei several times after a brief verbal row over Lall’s spitting on the street on August 24 last year(Image courtesy: Scotland Yard)
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 04:47 PM IST
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Cops issue new appeal to find James Bond guns stolen in London heist

The police released new CCTV footage that shows a vehicle parked on the street where the offence took place before the burglary. The suspects are described as three white men with eastern European accents.
A handout photograph released by the Metropolitan Police in London on Monday shows a yellow-handed Llama pistol, which featured in James Bond 007 movie Die Another Day, which has been recovered by police following a burglary in London. Other guns stolen in the heist are still to be found.(AFP)
A handout photograph released by the Metropolitan Police in London on Monday shows a yellow-handed Llama pistol, which featured in James Bond 007 movie Die Another Day, which has been recovered by police following a burglary in London. Other guns stolen in the heist are still to be found.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 06:26 PM IST
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200 stolen books, including by Newton and Galileo, recovered in Romania

The nearly 200 ‘irreplaceable’ books were stolen by a Romanian gang in a sophisticated burglary in west London in January 2017.
The books from the 16th, 17th and later centuries included those by Isaac Newton and Galileo Galilei (in picture).(Wikimedia Commons)
The books from the 16th, 17th and later centuries included those by Isaac Newton and Galileo Galilei (in picture).(Wikimedia Commons)
Published on Sep 18, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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UK crime officials seize £300,000 from Indian-origin couple

The couple and a business associate, who run two money service companies, appealed against the forfeiture, asserting that the cash was intended for legitimate business accounts, but a court dismissed their claim.
The recovered cash will now go into the public purse where it can positively impact on communities, officials said. (Representational image)(Reuters/File)
The recovered cash will now go into the public purse where it can positively impact on communities, officials said. (Representational image)(Reuters/File)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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Indian-origin man in UK spits in cop’s face, lies about being Covid-19 +ve

Karan Singh, 23, pleaded guilty at the Croydon Crown Court to three counts of assault on an emergency worker, using threatening words to cause harassment and in possession of a class B drug (cannabis).
Indian-origin man Karan Singh, 23, who spat in cop’s face. (Photo Credit: Scotland Yard)
Indian-origin man Karan Singh, 23, who spat in cop’s face. (Photo Credit: Scotland Yard)
Updated on Apr 28, 2020 05:11 PM IST
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Indian citizen jailed for 5 years in UK for payment diversion fraud

Satish Kotinadhuni was sentenced at the Southwark Crown Court to five years for conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and six years for conspiracy to convert criminal property. The other four members of the gang were three Nigerians and one German citizen.
Satish Kotinadhuni was arrested from his home in London on charges of committing fraud and conspiracy to convert criminal property.(Photo)
Satish Kotinadhuni was arrested from his home in London on charges of committing fraud and conspiracy to convert criminal property.(Photo)
Updated on Feb 29, 2020 04:20 PM IST
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British police probe after ex-PM Cameron’s bodyguard leaves gun on plane

Police said they were aware of the incident and the officer involved has since been removed from operational duties.
Britain's former Prime Minister David Cameron(REUTERS File)
Britain's former Prime Minister David Cameron(REUTERS File)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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London | ByAgence France-Presse

London attack terrorist, 20, was freed from jail a week ago

The police described the Sunday attack in Streatham as an ‘Islamist-related’ terror incident, which had similarities with the November 29 attack on London Bridge, when another convicted terrorist, Usman Khan, stabbed two people and wore a hoax explosive device.
Police forensic officers work near a car at the scene after a stabbing incident in Streatham London, England(AP)
Police forensic officers work near a car at the scene after a stabbing incident in Streatham London, England(AP)
Updated on Feb 03, 2020 10:24 AM IST
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Anti-India protest in London fails to live up to the hype

The mission had been the target of violence on August 15 and September 3 last year, which spiralled into a diplomatic row between New Delhi and London. British authorities could not allow third countries to “play their games” in the UK, they were told.
India had frowned at the UK government for violent anti-India protests outside the Indian High Commission in London last year.(REUTERS Photo/File)
India had frowned at the UK government for violent anti-India protests outside the Indian High Commission in London last year.(REUTERS Photo/File)
Updated on Jan 26, 2020 11:37 PM IST
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UK police confirms all 3 men killed in London stabbing incident were Indians

The Indian High Commission in London said it will provide the victims’ families “every assistance” in relation to the repatriation of their bodies to India.
The Scotland Yard on Friday formally identified the three men killed in a stabbing incident in east London last week(Representative Image)
The Scotland Yard on Friday formally identified the three men killed in a stabbing incident in east London last week(Representative Image)
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 08:56 PM IST
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Indian-origin man charged over street fight killings of 3 compatriots in UK

Gurjeet Singh was charged on Tuesday evening with possessing an offensive weapon in a public place to appear before Redbridge Magistrates’ Court in London on Wednesday.
A 29-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged by Scotland Yard in connection with the killing of three compatriots originally from Punjab. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A 29-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged by Scotland Yard in connection with the killing of three compatriots originally from Punjab. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 04:21 PM IST
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London cops seize modified rickshaws

Rickshaws fitted with motors to increase speed contravene rules, since they become classified as ‘motor vehicles’, which requires them to be taxed, insured and registered.
Cycle-rickshaws are increasingly visible in central London.(HT Photo)
Cycle-rickshaws are increasingly visible in central London.(HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 27, 2019 11:35 PM IST
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Indian origin man among 3 jailed for cyber fraud in UK

The police said the case focuses on a long-term cyber fraud and money laundering operation committed by a sophisticated criminal group between January 2016 and January 2019. The group used malicious software to infiltrate computers, enabling them to access the bank accounts of individuals and businesses.
Abhay Singh, 33, admitted charges of conspiracy to conceal, disguise, convert, transfer or remove criminal property and was jailed for three years and four months.(Photo courtesy: Scotland Yard)
Abhay Singh, 33, admitted charges of conspiracy to conceal, disguise, convert, transfer or remove criminal property and was jailed for three years and four months.(Photo courtesy: Scotland Yard)
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 07:31 AM IST
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Kashmir protests in London end peacefully amid heavy security

The people, protesting against India’s move in Kashmir, and subjected to time and route restrictions, gathered outside Downing Street, passed through Whitehall and ended up in nearby Trafalgar Square. The protest was prohibited from reaching anywhere near the Indian high commission in Aldwych.
A memorandum was submitted to Downing Street before the gathering proceeded along Whitehall to Trafalgar Square.(ANI Photo)
A memorandum was submitted to Downing Street before the gathering proceeded along Whitehall to Trafalgar Square.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 01:42 PM IST
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Indian-origin man charged with murder of 69-year-old musician in UK

Gurjeet Singh Lall was charged on Friday with the murder of Allan Isichei, who succumbed to his injuries after Raj Grover – a local resident – called the emergency services on finding him bleeding outside his home last week.
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Scotland Yard have charged an Indian-origin man with the murder of a 69-year-old musician found bleeding on the doorstop of a home after being stabbed in south-west London.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
Published on Aug 31, 2019 03:12 PM IST
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Punjab-origin man in UK shocked to find stabbing victim at doorstep

Raj Grover, who runs a property business in the area, found the 60-year-old victim, bleeding after an attack in Southall – a suburb populated by numerous Indian migrants from Punjab.
Grover gave first aid while his wife called an ambulance, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.(Representtative Image)
Grover gave first aid while his wife called an ambulance, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.(Representtative Image)
Published on Aug 26, 2019 12:04 PM IST
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London | ByPress Trust of India, London

Indian-origin woman convicted of robbery in London

All three are due to be sentenced on September 19, Scotland Yard said in a statement, recalling that the police were called in to reports of a burglary at a commercial premises at St George’s Wharf shortly before midday on August 2, 2018.
Harpreet Kaur, 28, from Hounslow was found guilty at Inner London Crown Court on Friday of possession of articles to commit fraud.(Scotland Yard.)
Harpreet Kaur, 28, from Hounslow was found guilty at Inner London Crown Court on Friday of possession of articles to commit fraud.(Scotland Yard.)
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 01:56 PM IST
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Indian-origin UK cop pleads guilty to buying porn on duty

The homeowner had left the property and Maharaj was waiting there for an undertaker to attend. The member of the public subsequently made a formal complaint and in September the matter was referred to the IOPC.
Constable Avi Maharaj, 44, has pleaded guilty at the Westminster Magistrates Court to one count of fraud and is due to be sentenced August 6.(File photo for representation)
Constable Avi Maharaj, 44, has pleaded guilty at the Westminster Magistrates Court to one count of fraud and is due to be sentenced August 6.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 01:58 PM IST
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Scotland Yard under fire over probe into envoy’s email leak

Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, who organized a conference on threat to media freedom across the world this week, defended the right of the press to publish Darroch’s leaked emails that described the Trump administration as ‘inept, insecure and incompetent’, among other remarks.
The new row centered around a statement by Scotland Yard’s assistant commissioner Neil Basu .(FILE PHOTO.)
The new row centered around a statement by Scotland Yard’s assistant commissioner Neil Basu .(FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 13, 2019 06:39 PM IST
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Debt Recovery Tribunal orders Nirav Modi to pay 7,300 crore to PNB

Thakkar holds additional charge of DRT, Mumbai. One more case of alleged fraud of around 1,700 crore registered by PNB against Modi is pending before the DRT, Mumbai.
The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT), Pune, passed its final order on Saturday asking fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his aides to repay <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>7,300 crore with interest to the defrauded Punjab National Bank (PNB).(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
The Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT), Pune, passed its final order on Saturday asking fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his aides to repay 7,300 crore with interest to the defrauded Punjab National Bank (PNB).(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 02:25 PM IST
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Pune | ByNadeem Inamdar

Indian-origin top woman cop sues Scotland Yard

A top woman police officer of Indian origin has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Scotland Yard over racism and sexism after she was wrongly accused of breaking rules to get the Queen’s Police Medal.
According to Sandhu, discrimination was behind the internal probe against her over allegations that she had encouraged colleagues to support her nomination for the medal.(Photo: Twitter/@SuptParm)
According to Sandhu, discrimination was behind the internal probe against her over allegations that she had encouraged colleagues to support her nomination for the medal.(Photo: Twitter/@SuptParm)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 09:11 PM IST
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5 of family shot dead by kin over land dispute

The row could not have come at a worse time for Johnson, who polled the most votes from 313 Conservative MPs in five rounds in the first of the two-phased election.
Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday.(AFP Photo)
Five members of a family, including a boy, were shot dead allegedly by three relatives after a dispute over a strip of land for constructing a road in a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district, police said Saturday.(AFP Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2019 04:30 PM IST
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