Uttar Pradesh Police: News

19 Apr 2024


Nawazuddin Siddiqui and family cleared in molestation case

Prominent Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, along with four of his family members, has been acquitted of molestation charges by Uttar Pradesh Police.

16 Feb 2024


Cobra, krait venom found in Elvish Yadav's rave party samples

YouTuber and Bigg Boss OTT 2 winner Elvish Yadav is under scrutiny following confirmation of presence of snake venom at a party he attended in November 2023.

10 Jan 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Smoke from coal brazier kills 5 family members in sleep

Five children of a family were found dead in the Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday in a suspected case of asphyxiation, police said.

07 Jan 2024

Uttar Pradesh

Video: Elderly man stuffed in box, thrown into drain; dies

A shocking incident has come to the fore in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur after two young men were caught on CCTV throwing an elderly man, still alive, into a drain.

14 Dec 2023


Allahabad University student injured while making bomb in hostel

A student at Allahabad University was severely injured after a bomb he was clandestinely making exploded in his hand on Wednesday evening.

01 Dec 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Police intensify hunt for 'serial killer' after 9 murders

The Uttar Pradesh Police is on the hunt for a serial killer who reportedly murdered several women in Bareilly in the last few months. According to reports, a total of nine women have been killed in the city since June.

15 Oct 2023


Rice smuggling along Indo-Nepal border increases after export ban: Report

Rice smuggling has significantly surged along the India-Nepal border since India's ban on the export of non-basmati white rice in July, PTI reported.

10 Oct 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: 18-year-old girl 'beheads' minor sisters with spade; arrested

In a horrific incident, two sisters—aged six and four—were found "beheaded" at their home in Bahadurpur village of Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, reports said on Tuesday.

27 Sep 2023


MP: 12-year-old girl raped, shooed away when sought help

In a shocking incident, a 12-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by some unidentified persons in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, was shooed away when she approached locals for help.

27 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

'Not ashamed': Teacher who asked students to slap Muslim classmate

A private school teacher in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, who allegedly ordered students to beat their Muslim classmate, is "unapologetic," NDTV reported.

26 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP woman arrested for allegedly slashing drunk husband's throat

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a 40-year-old woman has been arrested in Budaun district's Bilsi town for slitting her husband's throat to stop him from sexually abusing their 19-year-old daughter-in-law.

26 Aug 2023


UP: Teacher asks students to slap Muslim classmate, action initiated

A private school in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, has come under severe criticism after a video emerged showing one of its teachers allegedly instructing students to slap their Muslim classmate, NDTV reported.

13 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Dalit man thrashed for denying free chicken in Lalitpur

A Dalit man was publicly beaten up with slippers for allegedly denying free chicken to the accused in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur, India Today reported on Sunday.

06 Aug 2023

Uttar Pradesh

2 minors forced to drink urine over suspicion of theft

In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, two minor boys were reportedly subjected to extreme brutality in the Siddharthnagar district after being accused of stealing chicken from a poultry shop.

03 Aug 2023

Gyanvapi Mosque

ASI survey of Gyavapi Mosque to continue: Allahabad HC

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI) will continue its scientific survey of Varanasi's Gyanvapi Mosque premises as the Allahabad High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of the mosque management committee challenging the exercise.

27 Jun 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP police shoots dead criminal wanted in murder, dacoity cases

The Uttar Pradesh Police said that the Special Task Force (STF) shot dead a criminal identified as Mohammed Gufran in an encounter in Uttar Pradesh's Kaushambi at around 5:00am on Tuesday.

05 Jun 2023

Mukhtar Ansari

Gangster Mukhtar Ansari gets lifer in 32-year-old murder of politician

An Uttar Pradesh court on Monday sentenced jailed gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari to life in prison in the 32-year-old murder case of Congress leader Awadhesh Rai.

22 May 2023

Ganga river

UP: 4 dead, several missing after boat capsizes in Ganga

At least four people died and about two dozen others are missing after a boat capsized in the Ganga River in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia district on Monday, PTI reported.

16 May 2023

Umesh Pal

Umesh Pal murder: Police lookout notice against Atiq Ahmed's wife

The Pragyaraj Police in Uttar Pradesh issued a lookout notice against the wife of slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed—Shaista Parveen—and two suspected shooters in the Umesh Pal murder case.

24 Apr 2023


Prayagraj: Police find bloodstains, knife at slain Atiq Ahmed's office

The police in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj reportedly found bloodstains inside the partly demolished office of slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed on Monday.

23 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

BJP minister Dharmpal Singh claims opposition got Atiq Ahmed killed

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Uttar Pradesh Animal Husbandry & Dairying Minister Dharmpal Singh has alleged that opposition parties were behind the recent murder of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.

18 Apr 2023


Uncertainty looms over who will inherit Atiq Ahmed's Delhi properties

Days after the murder of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad, it has come to light that he left a number of high-value residential and commercial properties in Delhi, according to IANS.

17 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: SITs to probe Atiq-Ashraf killings; police also in question

The Uttar Pradesh government has formed two Special Investigation Teams (SITs) to investigate and supervise the probe into the killings of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed in police custody by three shooters posing as media persons.

17 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Will be killed: Ashraf flagged senior cop's threat in March

Slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed's brother Ashraf said on March 28 that a senior police officer threatened him, saying that in two weeks, he will be taken out of jail and killed.

16 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, brother Ashraf buried in Prayagraj

Slain gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were buried late on Sunday at the Kasari Masari burial ground in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, said reports.

16 Apr 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Who killed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed: Everything we know about attackers

Many fingers have been pointed at the Uttar Pradesh Police after jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and his brother Ashraf Ahmed were shot dead in police custody while being taken for a medical examination in Prayagraj on Saturday night.

15 Apr 2023


UP: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, brother Ashraf shot dead in Prayagraj

Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed, who was lodged in a prison in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj, has been shot dead while being taken for a medical examination, reported ANI.

14 Apr 2023

Umesh Pal

Asad Ahmed planned to attack father's convoy to stop transfer

Asad Ahmed and Ghulam Maksudan, the accused in the Umesh Pal murder case who were gunned down by the Uttar Pradesh Police in Jhansi on Thursday, planned to attack the police convoy transporting Asad's father, gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed.

14 Apr 2023

Umesh Pal

Umesh Pal murder case: Cops tried capturing Asad, Maksudan alive

The team of Uttar Pradesh Police that killed Atiq Ahmed's son Asad and his close associate Ghulam Maksudan in an encounter on Thursday morning reportedly tried to capture both wanted criminals alive, as per the FIR in the case.

05 Apr 2023

Bahujan Samaj Party

Umesh Pal murder: Police claim breakthrough; iPhone, crucial evidence found

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday claimed to have made another breakthrough in the murder case of lawyer Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.

28 Mar 2023


Umesh Pal kidnapping case: Gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed jailed for life

A court in Prayagraj on Tuesday found gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and two others guilty and sentenced them to life imprisonment in the 2006 kidnapping case of Umesh Pal, a witness in Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder.

27 Mar 2023


Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed's convoy reaches MP amid 'murder' apprehensions

Jailed former MP Atiq Ahmed, who is being brought to Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from Gujarat's Sabarmati Jail for a court hearing, reached Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri on Monday.

26 Mar 2023


Umesh Pal murder: 'Pakistan link' suspected, shooter traced to Ajmer

The Uttar Pradesh Police began investigating a Pakistani connection in the high-profile Umesh Pal murder case, according to India Today.

16 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

New CCTV footage shows shooters firing at Umesh Pal

A new CCTV video has emerged in the Umesh Pal murder case from Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj in which multiple shooters are seen firing at Pal in an alley while he tries to escape.

UP: Akhilesh attacks CM Adityanath over 'bribery' involving IPS officer

A fresh political controversy has erupted in Uttar Pradesh after Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday tweeted a video of an IPS officer demanding money from a businessman.

13 Mar 2023

Bahujan Samaj Party

Breakthrough in Umesh Pal murder case; prime accused's aide detained 

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday claimed to have made a breakthrough in the recent murder case of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's killing in 2005.

08 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Priyanka Gandhi's PA booked for 'misbehaving' with 'Bigg Boss' contestant

Uttar Pradesh Police booked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's personal assistant (PA) for allegedly misbehaving and threatening Bigg Boss 16 contestant Archana Gautam.

06 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Another Umesh Pal murder accused killed in Prayagraj encounter

Another accused in the Umesh Pal murder case was killed in an encounter by a Prayagraj Police team in Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

27 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Umesh Pal murder case: Accused shot dead in police encounter

The Uttar Pradesh Police shot dead a key accused in the killing of Umesh Pal, a witness to Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Raju Pal's murder in 2005, in an alleged encounter.

22 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Singer served notice over satire on government's eviction drive

The Uttar Pradesh Police has issued a notice to famed Bhojpuri singer Neha Singh Rathore for a variant of her popular song UP Mein Ka Ba, in which she spoke of the alleged death of a mother-daughter duo in an eviction drive by the Yogi Adityanath government.

14 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Fire kills mother-daughter duo during anti-encroachment demolition drive

A fire during an anti-encroachment drive claimed the lives of a 45-year-old woman and her 20-year-old daughter at Madauli village in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur Dehat district on Monday, reported NDTV.

02 Feb 2023

Uttar Pradesh

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan walks free after over 2 years

Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, who was arrested on terror charges in 2020 while on his way to Hathras in Uttar Pradesh in the aftermath of a horrific gang rape and murder case there, was released from jail on Thursday after more than two years.

05 Jan 2023


Swiggy agent dies in accident, body dragged for 1 km

A Swiggy delivery executive died after a car reportedly crashed into his bike and dragged him for 500 meters in Noida's Sector 14 on Sunday, police confirmed on Thursday.

04 Jan 2023

Delhi Police

4 injured, Delhi cop booked after car hits 6 vehicles

A private vehicle belonging to an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Delhi Police crashed into cars and left several injured in Delhi's Dwarka Mor area on Tuesday night.

15 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Landlord kills tenant, cuts, disposes body parts across state

After two months of investigation, the police on Wednesday arrested a man for allegedly killing his tenant, chopping up his body, and disposing of it across the state.

05 Dec 2022


Bypolls of prestige: Akhilesh claims cops stopping people from voting

While bypolls are underway in one Lok Sabha constituency and six state Assembly seats on Monday, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav claimed that the police and administration were stopping people from casting votes.

04 Dec 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: 9-year-old girl's body found with abdomen cut open

In what can be described as a gruesome murder case, a child reportedly went missing and was later found dead in an agricultural field in Uttar Pradesh's Pilibhit.

25 Nov 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: Man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder arrested

A man who justified Shraddha Walkar's murder by her live-in partner Aftab Poonawalla in May was arrested on Friday by the Uttar Pradesh Police.

15 Sep 2022

Lakhimpur Kheri

UP: Dalit sisters found hanging were raped, strangled to death

Two minor sisters hailing from the Dalit community were found hanging from a tree in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

Booked under UAPA, Supreme Court grants bail to Siddique Kappan

The Supreme Court granted bail to Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan on Friday.

10 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Mathura shocker: Wife sets husband on fire over extramarital affair

In a shocking incident, a man in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh district was allegedly set on fire by his wife earlier this week.

10 Aug 2022

Samajwadi Party

Noida: Shrikant Tyagi received 'vidhayak' sticker from ex-BJP MLA SP Maurya?

Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Swami Prasad Maurya, has denied giving the "vidhayak" sticker to Noida "politician" Shrikant Tyagi, who was arrested on Tuesday for assaulting a woman.

08 Aug 2022

Uttar Pradesh

Noida: Bulldozers demolish encroachments of 'BJP member' who abused woman

Bulldozers entered the Grand Omaxe Society at Noida on Monday and demolished illegal structures belonging to a man who abused a woman resident last week.

04 Aug 2022


Techie found hanging in Noida hotel, father alleges rape

A 26-year-old techie was found hanging in a hotel in Noida this week.

29 Jul 2022

Uttar Pradesh

He's a demon: Daughters testify against father who burnt mother

Six years after a 48-year-old man burnt his wife alive, he was accorded a life sentence by a court in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

19 Jul 2022

Yogi Adityanath

Lulu Mall row: Police arrest 4, Yogi's warning to miscreants

Amid raging controversy over a viral video, the Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested four men who allegedly offered namaz on Lucknow's Lulu Mall premises.

14 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

Mohammed Zubair moves SC, seeks quashing of six UP FIRs

Journalist and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair has moved to the Supreme Court with a plea to quash all six UP Police FIRs against him.

09 Jul 2022

Delhi Police

New warrant against Alt-news co-founder Mohammed Zubair after SC bail

The Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri police obtained a warrant against Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair in a one-year-old case filed last year on charges of inciting animosity between two groups, hours after the Supreme Court granted five-day interim bail to Zubair in the Sitapur case.

Man sells chicken wrapped in paper with Hindu gods, arrested

At a time when religious tensions are running high across India, a fresh incident from Uttar Pradesh has come to light.

Judge who ordered Gyanvapi survey gets threat letter; case filed

The Uttar Pradesh Police has registered a case in connection with a "threat letter" received by the judge who ordered the filming of the Gyanvapi Mosque complex in Varanasi.

12 May 2022

Yogi Adityanath

UP DGP Mukul Goel removed for 'neglecting duty, disobeying orders'

Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government on Wednesday removed the state's Director General of Police (DGP) Mukul Goel for "not taking interest in departmental work" and "disobeying orders."

26 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

'Remove illegal loudspeakers from religious places': UP government's new order

The Uttar Pradesh government has issued a new order directing authorities to remove illegal loudspeakers from religious establishments.

23 Apr 2022


UP shocker: 2-year-old girl, 4 other family members found murdered

In a horrific incident that came to light on Saturday, five members of a family—including a two-year-old girl—were found murdered in their house in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj.

19 Apr 2022

Yogi Adityanath

No religious processions in UP without permission: CM Yogi Adityanath

Ahead of Eid and Akshaya Tritiya festivals early next month, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said religious processions will not be allowed in the state without proper permission.

08 Apr 2022

Uttar Pradesh

NCW writes to UP DGP over Sitapur rape threat incident

The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday took cognizance of an alleged incident involving Bajrang Muni Das—mahant of Maharshi Shri Lakshman Das Udasin Ashram—threatening Muslim women with rape in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur.

20 Dec 2021

Uttar Pradesh

'Police take money, get job done,' UP cop tells students

A police officer in Uttar Pradesh was caught on camera admitting to department officials taking bribes

15 Dec 2021

Rahul Gandhi

Parliament: Rahul Gandhi moves adjournment notice over Lakhimpur Kheri incident

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Members of Parliament on Wednesday moved an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

07 Dec 2021


17 school girls sedated, molested by teacher in UP's Muzaffarnagar

Seventeen girl students of Class 10 were called to school and asked to stay overnight purportedly for a practical exam.

28 Oct 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

J&K students to face sedition charges for celebrating Pakistan's win

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said those who celebrated Pakistan's victory over India in a T20 World Cup match will be charged with sedition.

20 Oct 2021


Priyanka Gandhi allowed to visit Agra after being detained

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been allowed to visit Agra to meet the family of a man who died in police custody.