Crime Branch: News

06 May 2024


6 Ahmedabad schools get bomb threat

Several schools in Ahmedabad, Gujarat have reported receiving bomb threat emails, mirroring recent events in Delhi.

03 May 2024

Delhi Police

Delhi Police chief gets bomb threat email, minor picked up

A teenager was picked up by the Delhi Police for allegedly sending a threatening email to the Delhi Police headquarters on Thursday.

18 Apr 2023

Prostitution Racket

Who is Aarti Mittal, actor arrested in alleged sex scandal

A 27-year-old actor-casting director, Aarti Mittal was arrested by Mumbai Police's crime branch on Monday for allegedly running a sex racket.

17 Apr 2022


Delhi: Minors involved in Jahangirpuri violence? Child rights body takes cognizance

In a shocking turn of events on Sunday, the alleged involvement of kids and minors in Saturday's Hanuman Jayanti communal violence in Northwest Delhi's Jahangirpuri came to the fore.

04 Mar 2022


Hyderabad: Caretaker blinds woman with toxic eye-drops, robs her; arrested

The Hyderabad Police has arrested a 32-year-old caretaker, P Bhargavi, for blinding an elderly woman by administering a toxic concoction to her eyes and robbing her, India Today reported.

29 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

Delhi: Security tightened after intelligence input regarding jailbreak plan

Security has been tightened in jails across Delhi after an intelligence input was received that five inmates were planning to flee from custody, sources said on Tuesday.

10 Sep 2021

Delhi Police

National Conference leader found dead in west Delhi flat

Former Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council member and National Conference leader Trilochan Singh Wazir was found dead in a flat in West Delhi's Moti Nagar on Thursday morning, police said.

12 Aug 2021


Dalit girl rape: SDM seeks protection of victim's parents, witnesses

The Delhi Police said the district authorities have sought protection for the parents of the Dalit girl who was allegedly raped and killed in southwest Delhi's Old Nangal area last week.

11 Aug 2021


Missing Bihar journalist killed; eyes gouged out, body mutilated

The decomposed body of a young journalist was found in Bihar's East Champaran district on Tuesday, three days after his disappearance.

28 Jul 2021

Raj Kundra

Bail of Raj Kundra, aide denied; investigation gains pace

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, who was arrested last week for being the "key conspirator" in a pornographic racket, has been denied bail.

27 Jul 2021

Raj Kundra

Raj Kundra sent to judicial custody till August 10

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's husband, who was arrested last week for apparently being the "key conspirator" in a pornographic case, has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days.

22 Jul 2021

Raj Kundra

Did Raj Kundra bribe Crime Branch officers to evade arrest?

Raj Kundra was arrested on Monday by Mumbai Police for being a "key conspirator" in a pornography racket that spanned across borders.

21 Jul 2021

Raj Kundra

Raj Kundra listed 'director' in nine companies: Check details here

New pieces of information about businessman Raj Kundra are emerging ever since he was arrested by the Mumbai Police late on Monday in relation to a pornographic content creation and publication racket.

06 Mar 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Jammu: Three booked for duping man of Rs. 1.92 crore

Three persons, including a woman, were booked on Saturday by the Crime Branch of the Jammu and Kashmir Police for allegedly duping a man of Rs. 1.92 crore on the pretext of selling him a house in a posh area in Jammu, officials said.

11 Feb 2021

Road Accidents

Delhi woman falls off scooter; crushed to death by truck

In a tragic incident, a 22-year-old woman died after being crushed to death in Delhi on Thursday.

03 Jan 2021


Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

Four people, including two Chinese nationals, have been arrested by the Chennai Police in connection with the loan apps case.

18 Dec 2020


Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

A Bengaluru-based orchestra singer has been arrested for robbing women at malls and beauty parlors multiple times.

15 Dec 2020


'Stop crying about a little affair,' Kangana tells Hrithik

Actor Kangana Ranaut has reacted to the transfer of Hrithik Roshan's FIR involving her from the Cyber Cell to CIU (Crime Intelligence Unit) of the Crime Branch.

15 Oct 2020


Vivek Oberoi's home searched in drugs case involving relative

Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi's home was today searched by the Bengaluru Police in connection with a high-profile drugs case involving his brother-in-law, Aditya Alva.

31 Jul 2020


Mumbai: Man blackmails Bollywood actor's daughter; arrested

A 25-year-old man has been arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch for allegedly blackmailing and trying to extort money from a Bollywood actor's daughter.

06 Apr 2020


Ignoring suggestions of clerics, Tablighi Jamaat chief organized 'super-spreader' event

An event of Tablighi Jamaat held in March 2020 became the reason India's coronavirus numbers spiked and now it has been learned that clerics advised Maulana Mohd. Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of the Islamic sect, to not hold the meet but he ignored their suggestions.

03 Mar 2020

Delhi Police

#DelhiRiots: Shahrukh, who fired bullets, pointed gun at cop, arrested

Days after he fired multiple rounds of bullets at Delhi Police, Shahrukh was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly on Tuesday. On February 24, he pointed a gun at a constable, who faced him with a lathi.

08 Oct 2019

Delhi Police

Man disappeared in 2011; wife's lover arrested for murder now

On Monday, the Delhi Police announced that they have solved an eight-year-old murder mystery.

24 Sep 2019


Goa Police launches probe after posters for 'nude party' emerge

Recently, two racy posters about a "nude party" in North Goa emerged on social media.

24 Apr 2019

Delhi Police

Wife murdered ND Tiwari's son Rohit, erased evidence: Police

Late Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister ND Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar was murdered by his wife Apoorva Shukla Tiwari, Delhi police said on Wednesday.

19 Apr 2019

Delhi Police

ND Tiwari's son Rohit's death not natural: Delhi Police

Former UP Chief Minister and Congress leader ND Tiwari's son, Rohit Shekhar Tiwari, was probably smothered to death with a pillow, Delhi Police sources said after the post-mortem.

25 Mar 2019


Ex-aide of gangster Dawood, Lambu Shakeel, dies of heart ailment

A former aide of fugitive gangster Dawood Ibrahim died in Jaslok Hospital in south Mumbai, medical authorities said today.

30 Dec 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: Nepal Embassy, NGOs' help sought to find shelter-home inmates

Delhi Police has sought the assistance of the Nepal Embassy and the NGOs of Nepalese origin for investigation in the case of the disappearance of eight women and a minor from a Shahdara shelter home earlier this month.

16 Dec 2018


#LoveKeLiye: To fund boyfriend's training, girl robs own house

In what makes for a bizarre incident, a girl in Rajkot robbed her own house to fund the pilot training program of her boyfriend.

15 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

31 boys reunited with families in November, says Delhi Police

About 31 boys have been reunited with their families in the past two weeks, Delhi Police said yesterday.

14 Nov 2018

Delhi Police

Self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj's review petition dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court today dismissed self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj's plea for review of its decision transferring the probe in the rape case against him to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

11 Nov 2018


Former Karnataka-minister and mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery-case

Janardhan Reddy, the mining baron from Bellari, was arrested in Bengaluru on Sunday in connection to an alleged bribery case.

28 Sep 2018


Delhi: Thieves are now stealing sperms from IVF centers

While child trafficking is already an abominable menace in the society, information about an even worse operation has come to light.

17 Sep 2018


Gujarat: Police bust fake currency printing racket; one arrested

Police in Gujarat's Jamnagar city busted a fake currency note printing racket last Tuesday and arrested a person in this connection from his residence in Shastrinagar.

15 Sep 2018


Odisha police warns about Olivia porn hoax on WhatsApp

The shadow cyber games space is keeping the Odisha police on their toes.

14 Sep 2018


Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj arrested for raping woman, minor

Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj was arrested yesterday night for allegedly raping a woman and her minor daughter at his ashram in Delhi, police said.

08 Sep 2018


Mumbai: Call center dupes US citizens by offering anti-virus

The Mumbai Police claimed on Friday to have busted a call center racket by arresting two persons who allegedly cheated thousands of US citizens by offering to cleanse their computers of virus or malware.

01 Sep 2018


Gujarat: 2 held with Rs. 1.99 lakh in demonetized notes

Two persons were arrested with demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 1.99 lakh on Friday night in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

12 Jul 2018


Kerala: Rape accused priest surrenders to Crime Branch in Kollam

One of the three Malankara Syrian Orthodox priests, accused of sexually abusing a woman, today surrendered before the police in Kerala's Kollam.

11 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi: 62-year-old fake cop, accomplice booked for extortion

A 62-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly extorting money from people by posing as a police officer along with his accomplice in south-east Delhi.

11 Jul 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Delhi: 2 arrested for involvement in over 200 ATM fraud-cases

Two men, allegedly involved in more than 200 ATM fraud cases, have been arrested, police said. With their arrest, the police claimed to have solved 15 ATM fraud cases in Delhi.

06 Jul 2018

Delhi Police

Burari deaths: Family wanted to meet 'god,' free 'trapped' spirits

The man who allegedly led 11 people to their deaths in Delhi's Burari was confident the "hanging" wouldn't kill them, and their souls will return after meeting 'god,' his diary entries have revealed.

04 Jul 2018


Maharashtra: Three arrested for possessing demonetized money worth Rs. 1.68cr

The police have seized Rs 1.68 crore in demonetized currency notes from three people, who were later arrested in Thane district of Maharashtra.

01 Jul 2018


Let nuns perform sacrament of confession in Church: Kerala outfit

Citing the alleged sexual abuse of a married woman by five priests of a church, women members of a Kerala-based outfit have sought reform of the centuries-old method of the sacrament of confession, saying nuns be allowed to perform the penance for women.

23 Jun 2018


Missing Delhi boy reunites with family after six years

Wednesday brought good news for a Delhi family after they were reunited with their missing son after six long years.

Kathua rape case: Accused to be produced before Pathankot court

The eight people accused in the case of the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl from a minority nomadic community in J&K's Kathua will be produced before a court in Pathankot in Punjab on May 31 in accordance with the directions of the Supreme Court.

29 May 2018


Arms bought illegally online seized from courier firm in Aurangabad

The Crime Branch of Aurangabad Police (Maharashtra) has seized weapons like swords and knives, which were purchased illegally through an online shopping site, and have arrested four employees of a courier firm in this connection, an official said today.

29 May 2018

Delhi Police

Delhi-Police sends list of students who received leaked-papers to CBSE

The Delhi Police has sent a list of students who had allegedly received the leaked Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics question papers to the CBSE, an official privy to the probe said.

26 May 2018

Navi Mumbai

Man lured to invest in frog-blood-business; duped of Rs. 3.66L

A 40-year-old man was arrested today by Kalwa police in Thane for allegedly duping a resident of Rs. 3.66L by persuading him to invest in the business of supplying "frog blood" to a UK-based pharmaceutical firm.

Kathua rape: Accused's signature doesn't match with exam attendance sheet

The signature of Vishal Jangotra, an accused in rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua in January, doesn't match the one which he claimed to have signed in an exam attendance sheet in Meerut on January 15, stated Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) report.

Delhi: Four, including a cop, extort Rs. 15L from man

A policeman along with three men was arrested for allegedly extorting Rs. 15 lakh from a man, threatening to incriminate him in a false human trafficking case.

Kathua-rape: Prime accused said "was like grandfather to victim"

Sanji Ram, the prime accused in Kathua rape case, has reportedly said he was like a grandfather to the eight-year-old victim.

02 May 2018

Mumbai Police

Jyotirmoy Dey murder: Chhota Rajan gets life-sentence, Jigna Vora acquitted

Gangster Chhota Rajan, currently lodged in Tihar Central Jail, has been awarded life sentence in the 2011 Jyotirmoy Dey murder case.

28 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape

The maulvi of the Ghaziabad madrasa, where a 10-year-old girl was confined and raped, was arrested on Friday.

24 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Indian government approaches UK High Court for bookie Chawla's extradition

An appeal opened today in the UK High Court against Westminster Magistrates Court's decision to deny India's extradition request against UK-based alleged bookie Sanjeev Kumar Chawla, a key accused in the cricket match-fixing scandal involving former South African captain Hansie Cronje in 2000.

21 Apr 2018


Surat rape case: Prime suspect and 2 others arrested

In a major breakthrough in the rape and murder of 11-year-old girl in Surat, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch arrested the prime suspect Harsh Sai Gurjar on Friday.

16 Apr 2018


Kathua rape: Accused plead not guilty, ask for narco test

The eight people accused of raping and killing an eight-year-old girl in Kathua today pleaded not guilty and asked the district and sessions judge for a narco test.

Braving threats, Kathua victim's lawyer says fight's for her daughter

When lawyers of Jammu and Kashmir Bar Association brandished sticks and stopped the crime branch from filing a chargesheet in the Kathua rape-murder case, Deepika Singh Rajawat was seeking justice for the 8-year-old victim.

Kathua rape-case: Chargesheet filed against 7, amid protests by lawyers

The Jammu and Kashmir Police filed a chargesheet in rape and murder of 8-year-old, three months ago, in Kathua, against seven accused including police officers.

07 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Economics paper leak: Crime branch arrests 3 from Himachal Pradesh

In a major development in the leak of Class 12th Economics Paper of CBSE, the Crime Branch has arrested three from Himachal Pradesh on Saturday.

31 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE paper leak: Students protest outside board office in Delhi

A group of students today staged a demonstration near the Central Board of Secondary Education office at Preet Vihar here against the leak of Class 10 Mathematics and Class 12 Economics papers.

29 Mar 2018

Delhi Police

CBSE paper leak: Delhi Police's crime branch questions 25 people

The crime branch has questioned 25 people, including 18 students and five tutors, in connection with the alleged leak of CBSE examination papers, the Delhi Police said on Thursday.

23 Mar 2018


Delhi: Gang members open fire on Crime Branch personnel

Members of a criminal gang today opened fire on Delhi Crime Branch personnel after they were intercepted near Ekant Marg, police said.

06 Mar 2018


Thane: Two held with fake currency notes worth Rs. 43,400

The Thane police's Crime Branch arrested a man and a woman and recovered counterfeit currency notes with a face value of Rs. 43,400 from them, an official said.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

18 Jun 2017

Delhi Police

Delhi Police nabs illegal racket selling old iPhones as new

Four persons were arrested by Delhi Police Crime Branch for passing off old iPhones as new to unsuspecting customers.

27 Mar 2017


Citizens' group challenges upcoming Shivaji memorial

A citizens' forum named APLI (A Port Lands Initiative) Mumbai, with the help of documents accessed through RTI, concluded that it is not feasible for the government to carry on with the construction of the upcoming Shivaji memorial worth Rs. 3,600crore.

10 Mar 2017


IS threat imposes high-alert on Capital city

Delhi has been put on high-alert with intelligence inputs suggesting that the capital may be targeted by the Islamic State to "avenge" the encounter killing of the terrorist in Lucknow.

15 Dec 2016


The court is in session, in Delhi!

Power tussle between the LG and Delhi government is marching towards an interesting showdown.

09 Sep 2016

Delhi Police

Absconding henchman in GB Road sex ring nabbed

On Thursday, Sarfaraz Billi, the muscleman for the prime accused in the human trafficking case, Saira Begum and Afaq Hussain, was arrested by the Delhi Police Crime Branch from Bulandshahr.

Chancellor of SRM University arrested

Chancellor of SRM University, TR Pachamuthu (TRP), was arrested by the Crime Branch, Chennai Police.