Crime Branch

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

06 Mar 2021

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.

Delhi woman falls off scooter; crushed to death by truck

11 Feb 2021

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.

Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

27 Jan 2021

Cops explore CCTV footage after Andhra couple 'sacrifices' two daughters

After two women were allegedly murdered by their parents in Andhra Pradesh's Madanapalle town, the police is looking into CCTV footage to see if any 'tantrik' had visited them.

Loan app case: Chennai Police arrests 2 Chinese nationals

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.

Singer, who robbed purses of women in malls, arrested

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.

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

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.

Vivek Oberoi's home searched in drugs case involving relative

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.

Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

14 Sep 2020

Delhi riots case: Ex-JNU leader Umar Khalid arrested

Umar Khalid, a former student leader of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), was arrested late Sunday night by a special cell of Delhi Police in connection to the February riots of Northeast Delhi.

Mumbai: Man blackmails Bollywood actor's daughter; arrested

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.

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

04 Jun 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

12 May 2020

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

22 Apr 2020

Delhi riots: Why was UAPA used against Umar Khalid?

In connection to riots that broke out in the National Capital in February, the Delhi Police invoked Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against at least four persons namely Meeran Haider (Chhatra Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member), Safoora Zargar (media coordinator of Jamia Coordination Committee), Umar Khalid (former JNU student), and Bhajanpura resident Danish.

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

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.

Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

01 Apr 2020

Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, where Tablighi Jamaat hosted an event for several days last month is untraceable, reports said on Wednesday.

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

03 Mar 2020

#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.

Cops claim Shaheen Bagh shooter is AAP-member, party cries conspiracy

05 Feb 2020

Cops claim Shaheen Bagh shooter is AAP-member, party cries conspiracy

A political storm kicked off late on Tuesday when Delhi Police said that the man who opened fire at Shaheen Bagh last week was a member of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

16 Jan 2020

Can't forget Kashmir: JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh at Jamia

Aishe Ghosh, president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union, has raked another controversy by mentioning Kashmir outside New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islamia University, where she went on Wednesday to express solidarity.

JNU violence: Delhi Police issues notices to 9 suspects

12 Jan 2020

JNU violence: Delhi Police issues notices to 9 suspects

The Delhi Police on Saturday issued notices to nine suspects for their alleged involvement in the violence at the Jawaharlal Nehru University.

JNU: Delhi Police identifies 37 members of 'Unity against Left'

11 Jan 2020

JNU: Delhi Police identifies 37 members of 'Unity against Left'

The Delhi Police Special Investigation Team (SIT) has identified 37 people from the 60-member WhatsApp group associated with the violent attack on Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University on January 5.

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

21 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Agitation turns violent in Delhi; minors, Chandrashekhar Azad detained

A day of peaceful protest against the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) took a violent turn late Friday night in Delhi.

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

08 Oct 2019

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.

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

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.

Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"

25 Jul 2019

Man, who filed FIR against CJI complainant, can't be "found"

The former Supreme Court employee, who had leveled sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, was accused of fraud by a 31-year-old man.

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

20 Jun 2019

CJI sexual-harassment case: Complainant's husband, brother-in-law get their jobs back

In a recent development, the husband and brother-in-law of the woman, who accused Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi of sexual harassment, got their jobs back.

Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

02 Jun 2019

Fake IPS officer and social media star, Abhay Meena, arrested

The Rajasthan Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has arrested social media sensation Abhay Meena, who had been pretending to be an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, in Jaipur.

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

24 Apr 2019

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.

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

19 Apr 2019

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.

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

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.

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

30 Dec 2018

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.

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

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.

31 boys reunited with families in November, says Delhi Police

15 Nov 2018

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.

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

14 Nov 2018

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).

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

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.

Delhi: Thieves are now stealing sperms from IVF centers

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.

Gujarat: Police bust fake currency printing racket; one arrested

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.

Odisha police warns about Olivia porn hoax on WhatsApp

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Kerala: Rape accused priest surrenders to Crime Branch in Kollam

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.