Articles about Robbery

Delhi: Masked men rob hardware store; shopkeeper injured

06 Sep 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Masked men rob hardware store; shopkeeper injured

A shopkeeper was injured when three unidentified assailants opened fire after barging into his hardware shop in outer Delhi's Narela area and fled with cash and other valuables, police said on Sunday.

5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

28 Aug 2021

India
5 arrested in Mysuru gang-rape case, top cop says

The Karnataka Police has arrested five people in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a 23-year-old student in Mysuru, the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Praveen Sood said today.

Young iPhone dealer murdered in Kota, three accused arrested

18 Aug 2021

India
Young iPhone dealer murdered in Kota, three accused arrested

Kota Police on Tuesday arrested three youths for allegedly murdering a mobile phone dealer in an attempt to steal phones from him and later burnt his body and car to erase evidence.

Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

30 Jul 2021

Mumbai
Virar: Woman bank official stabbed to death by debt-ridden ex-manager

A woman official of a private bank at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district was stabbed to death, while her female colleague was injured in an attack by two persons, including a debt-ridden former manager of the same branch, police said on Friday.

Bengal: Robbers open fire at gold loan office, one injured

13 Jul 2021

India
Bengal: Robbers open fire at gold loan office, one injured

Failing to rob the branch of a gold loan company in Suri Town in Birbhum district of West Bengal, a gang of robbers opened fire at the people on Monday morning, injuring a person, police said.

Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect

09 Jul 2021

India
Kitty Kumaramangalam murder: Police raids to nab the third suspect

Three Delhi Police teams are conducting raids to nab the third suspect in the murder of Kitty Kumaramangalam, the wife of late Union minister PR Kumaramangalam, police said on Friday.

Former Union Minister PR Kumaramangalam's wife murdered at Delhi home

07 Jul 2021

India
Former Union Minister PR Kumaramangalam's wife murdered at Delhi home

Kitty Kumaramangalam, 68, a lawyer and the wife of former Union Minister PR Kumaramangalam, was murdered at her home in Delhi last night, the police said.

Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

30 Jun 2021

Mumbai
Jewelry shop looted in suburban Dahisar; owner shot dead

Three armed robbers opened fire in a jewelry shop, killed the owner, and looted gold ornaments in suburban Dahisar in Mumbai on Wednesday, the police said.

Four rob cash collection agent using toy gun

30 Jun 2021

Delhi
Four rob cash collection agent using toy gun

Four men were arrested for allegedly robbing Rs. 2.37 lakh from a cash collection agent of an e-commerce company by threatening him with a toy pistol in Maidan Garhi area in south Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

11 Jun 2021

Mumbai
27-year-old woman falls from auto fending off mobile snatchers, dies

A 27-year-old woman died in Thane after she fell off a moving autorickshaw while trying to fend off two bike-borne robbers who snatched her mobile phone.

Delhi: Two who threatened and robbed people using monkeys held

09 Apr 2021

Delhi
Delhi: Two who threatened and robbed people using monkeys held

Two men were arrested for allegedly using monkeys to threaten, rob people in south Delhi's Malviya Nagar area, police said on Friday.

Kim Kardashian, guard reach $6.1mn settlement over Paris robbery

20 Oct 2020

World
Kim Kardashian, guard reach $6.1mn settlement over Paris robbery

Celebrity and social media mogul Kim Kardashian West has arrived at a $6.1mn settlement over a lawsuit filed against her former bodyguard Pascal Duvier for failing to protect her during the fateful Paris robbery.

Maharashtra: Burglars wearing PPE kits flee with 780 gm gold

07 Jul 2020

India
Maharashtra: Burglars wearing PPE kits flee with 780 gm gold

You may or may not have given it a thought, but robbers are also having a hard time due to the coronavirus crisis.

Tottenham's Dele Alli held at knifepoint, suffers facial injuries

14 May 2020

Sports
Tottenham's Dele Alli held at knifepoint, suffers facial injuries

Tottenham and England mid-fielder Dele Alli was held at knifepoint during a burglary in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

13 Oct 2019

India
PM Modi's niece robbed: One accused arrested; belongings recovered

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's niece was robbed in broad daylight in Delhi, the police have arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the incident.

Delhi: PM Modi's niece robbed of cash and phones

12 Oct 2019

India
Delhi: PM Modi's niece robbed of cash and phones

Incidents of snatching have become commonplace in the national capital.

Arsenal's Kolasinac fights off armed robbers

26 Jul 2019

Sports
Arsenal's Kolasinac fights off armed robbers

Arsenal left-back Sead Kolasinac fought off armed robbers in an attempted carjacking on a London street.

Delhi Shocker: Couple robbed at gunpoint, children were inside car

01 Jul 2019

India
Delhi Shocker: Couple robbed at gunpoint, children were inside car

For a couple in Delhi, the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday turned traumatic as they were robbed in the parking lot of their own house. The fact that their two kids were inside the car makes the incident all the more disturbing.

Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

28 Apr 2019

Delhi
Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

A former IAF wing commander's wife was found dead at her house in Dwarka's Sector-7 area, police said yesterday.

Bike-borne men rob businessman of Rs. 1.4cr in Rani Bagh

23 Mar 2019

Delhi
Bike-borne men rob businessman of Rs. 1.4cr in Rani Bagh

A businessman was allegedly robbed of Rs. 1.4 crore at gunpoint by bike-borne men after intercepting his car in outer Delhi's Rani Bagh area, police said yesterday.

Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

20 Mar 2019

Delhi
Prints from chopped finger led to arrest of two robbers

A fingerprint from a chopped finger led to the arrest of a man and his accomplice who allegedly robbed a person inside a moving bus in west Delhi's Janakpuri, police said Monday.

Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

06 Mar 2019

Delhi
Wanted 'Spiderman' robber, obsessed with red jersey, captured in Delhi

A 23-year-old man identified as Ravi aka 'Spiderman' was recently arrested in West Delhi's Tilak Nagar.

AP: Miscreants steal truckload of Xiaomi phones worth Rs. 1cr

17 Feb 2019

India
AP: Miscreants steal truckload of Xiaomi phones worth Rs. 1cr

In the wee hours of Wednesday, some people in Andhra Pradesh stole a truck load of Xiaomi cell phones worth a whopping Rs. 1 crore.

UP: Man loots money kept for wife's cancer treatment

11 Feb 2019

India
UP: Man loots money kept for wife's cancer treatment

Police in Greater Noida, UP, booked a 50-year-old man recently for allegedly breaking into his own house to steal valuables and cash set aside for his wife's cancer treatment.

Bihar: Gold worth Rs. 10 crore looted from finance company

06 Feb 2019

India
Bihar: Gold worth Rs. 10 crore looted from finance company

Five bags full of gold, said to be worth about Rs. 10 crore, were looted by a group of armed robbers from the premises of a private finance company in Muzaffarpur, Bihar today.

Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka

26 Jan 2019

India
Google Maps helps robbers loot 11 temples in Karnataka

Technology may have made our lives easier but when it falls into the wrong hands, the outcomes are not pleasant.

Bihar: Dacoits stop passenger train, loot valuables worth Rs. 5L

10 Jan 2019

India
Bihar: Dacoits stop passenger train, loot valuables worth Rs. 5L

Armed dacoits looted valuables worth over Rs. 5 lakh from passengers of a weekly train from Delhi while it was passing through Lakhisarai district, police said Thursday.

Frustrated over failed robbery-attempt, criminals attack businessman, fail there too

09 Jan 2019

India
Frustrated over failed robbery-attempt, criminals attack businessman, fail there too

A businessman was shot at and injured allegedly by two motorcycle-borne men in a failed robbery bid near his house in Dahanu, Palghar district (Maharashtra).

Aided by dense-fog, thieves wearing Santa-Claus masks loot several shops

05 Jan 2019

Delhi
Aided by dense-fog, thieves wearing Santa-Claus masks loot several shops

While the extremely cold weather and dense fog may not suit many people in Gurugram, it's certainly helping some thieves. How, you ask?

Thane police arrest dozen men in cases of godown break-ins

03 Jan 2019

India
Thane police arrest dozen men in cases of godown break-ins

With the arrest of a dozen persons, the Thane police today claimed to have solved at least five cases of theft at godowns in Shil-Daighar area.

Delhi: Policemen forget weapons at robbery spot, criminals escape freely

27 Dec 2018

Delhi
Delhi: Policemen forget weapons at robbery spot, criminals escape freely

In a big blunder by the Delhi Police, some policemen forgot to carry their weapons to a robbery spot.

Noida: Five gangsters arrested after shootout with police

27 Dec 2018

India
Noida: Five gangsters arrested after shootout with police

Five notorious gangsters, carrying cash rewards on their arrests, were held in Noida after a gun-fight with police yesterday night, officials said.

Watch: Thief's hilarious struggle to steal huge TV set

19 Dec 2018

World
Watch: Thief's hilarious struggle to steal huge TV set

The 'job' of a thief is tough. It requires lots of planning, strategy, and equipment to carry out a big steal.

Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

18 Dec 2018

Mumbai
Former Vice-President of tech company loots to fund 'rich' lifestyle

A man in Vashi, Navi Mumbai, who was once a Vice President in a leading tech company, was arrested last week on accounts of car-jacking and chain snatching, along with an accomplice.

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

16 Dec 2018

India
#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.

Dozen killed, including six hostages, in foiled Brazil bank assaults

08 Dec 2018

World
Dozen killed, including six hostages, in foiled Brazil bank assaults

Twelve people, including six hostages, were killed in northeast Brazil yesterday after police foiled a gang of armed robbers staging a simultaneous predawn assault on two banks in Milagres, a municipality in the state of CearĂ¡, the officials said.

#DesiStyle: Canadian jewelry store's employees fight burglars using swords

24 Nov 2018

World
#DesiStyle: Canadian jewelry store's employees fight burglars using swords

Attempting to rob a jewelry store is not an easy job. It requires tons of planning, equipment, and strategy.

21 lakh bedroll items stolen from AC coaches in 2017-18

15 Nov 2018

India
21 lakh bedroll items stolen from AC coaches in 2017-18

During 2017-18, a whopping 21 lakh "bedroll items" - including 12,83,415 hand towels, 4,71,077 bedsheets and 3,14,952 pillow covers - went missing from AC coaches of trains across India, casting aspersions on the Indian Railways' affluent passengers.

Four suspected thieves arrested in Venice jewel heist

10 Nov 2018

World
Four suspected thieves arrested in Venice jewel heist

Croatian police have arrested four suspects in the brazen theft of precious Indian jewels this January from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace.

UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized

29 Oct 2018

India
UP: Gang of highway robbers busted, Rs. 5L cash seized

Eight persons were arrested as police busted a gang of highway robbers in Muzaffarnagar, UP.

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