Articles about Uttar Pradesh Police

Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

20 Sep 2021

Bulandshahr: Eight-year-old found dead in home; mother accuses ex-husband

An eight-year-old girl was found murdered with her throat slit in her house at a village near Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh, with the victim's mother accusing her former husband and seven others of being behind the killing, police said on Sunday.

Noida: Bangladeshi man held for killing wife over illicit relationship

13 Sep 2021

Noida: Bangladeshi man held for killing wife over illicit relationship

A Bangladeshi origin man staying illegally in India was arrested on Sunday for allegedly strangulating one of his wives in Noida over suspicion of her illicit relationship, police said.

Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

02 Sep 2021

Man who faked his death after killing wife, kids, arrested

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a man, who was believed to be dead, for allegedly killing his wife and two children three years ago and then burying their bodies in the basement of his house in Greater Noida, officials said.

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

28 Aug 2021

Ex-UP cop, who challenged Yogi Adityanath, arrested in suicide case

Amitabh Thakur, a former senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, was arrested on Friday in Lucknow in an abetment of suicide case.

UP: Man arrested from Saharanpur for hacking into ECI website

13 Aug 2021

UP: Man arrested from Saharanpur for hacking into ECI website

The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a 24-year-old man in Saharanpur for allegedly hacking into the Election Commission of India (ECI) website and creating hundreds of fake voter IDs, officials said Friday.

Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

06 Aug 2021

Ill-gotten properties of gangsters worth Rs. 1,800cr attached in UP

In order to break the backs of gangsters and mafia and discourage their activities, the Uttar Pradesh Police has attached or demolished their ill-gotten properties worth over Rs. 1,800 crores in UP.

Delhi: Gangster who killed BJP leader found dead in Tihar

04 Aug 2021

Delhi: Gangster who killed BJP leader found dead in Tihar

A 29-year-old Tihar jail inmate was found dead in his cell and his two cellmates were found injured on Wednesday morning, officials said.

UP man dies by suicide after COVID-19 vaccine center assault

27 Jul 2021

UP man dies by suicide after COVID-19 vaccine center assault

A man died by suicide in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat hours after being assaulted by policemen at a COVID-19 vaccination center.

UP: Child trafficking racket busted; six kids rescued, 16 arrested

26 Jul 2021

UP: Child trafficking racket busted; six kids rescued, 16 arrested

Uttar Pradesh police has busted a child trafficking racket rescuing six kids and arresting sixteen persons including nine women in an overnight operation, officials said on Monday.

UP police seizes Phoolan Devi statue before installation

26 Jul 2021

UP police seizes Phoolan Devi statue before installation

The police and district administration Sunday seized a statue of dacoit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi before it was installed at Amilhara village and did not allow Bihar minister Mukesh Sahani to exit the Varanasi airport for attending the installation ceremony, officials said.

Mastermind behind the kidnapping of UP surgeon killed in encounter

22 Jul 2021

Mastermind behind the kidnapping of UP surgeon killed in encounter

The mastermind in the kidnapping case of a senior surgeon, along with his colleague, was killed in an encounter in the Agra district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday.

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

21 Jul 2021

Professor jailed for derogatory comments against Smriti Irani on Facebook

A professor from Uttar Pradesh has been jailed for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Union Minister Smriti Irani on social media earlier this year.

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

16 Jul 2021

Former Shia Board chief booked for allegedly raping ex-employee's wife

Wasim Rizvi, the former chief of Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board, has been booked for allegedly raping a woman.

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

12 Jul 2021

Mathura on high alert following arrest of terrorists in Lucknow

Security has been beefed up in Mathura following the arrest of two operatives of the Al Qaeda-linked Ansar Ghazwatul Hind in Lucknow, who were planning to attack several places across the state including the temple town, police said on Monday.

Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition

06 Jul 2021

Twitter MD says would appear before police on one condition

Manish Maheshwari, the chief of Twitter's India operations, has told the Karnataka High Court he is ready to appear before the Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with the Ghaziabad assault video case, on one condition.

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

01 Jul 2021

64-year-old ties widowed daughter-in-law with chain, beats her; arrested

A 64-year-old man has been arrested in Bijnor district of Uttar Pradesh for allegedly assaulting his widowed daughter-in-law there.

Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case

24 Jun 2021

Twitter India MD gets relief from court in Ghaziabad case

Manish Maheshwari, the Managing Director of Twitter's India operations, has been granted interim protection from arrest by the Karnataka High Court in connection with tweets about the alleged assault of an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad.

UP Police sends notice to Twitter over Ghaziabad assault video

18 Jun 2021

UP Police sends notice to Twitter over Ghaziabad assault video

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sent a legal notice to Twitter's India head for allegedly "provoking communal unrest" in the recent case involving an assault on an elderly Muslim man in Ghaziabad near Delhi.

Police treating journalist's mysterious death in cavalier manner: Editor's Guild

15 Jun 2021

Police treating journalist's mysterious death in cavalier manner: Editor's Guild

Editors Guild of India (EGI) on Monday accused Uttar Pradesh Police of passing off TV journalist Sulabh Srivastava's death as being caused by an accident in Pratapgarh, claiming that they did not pay any heed even though he had informed them about the danger to his life.

Eight miscreants help wanted history-sheeter escape from police jeep

03 Jun 2021

Eight miscreants help wanted history-sheeter escape from police jeep

Eight people allegedly surrounded a police jeep and forcibly took away a wanted history-sheeter while he was being taken to Naubasta Police Station in Kanpur on Wednesday, an official said.

Probe launched into Thai woman's visit who died in Lucknow

10 May 2021

Probe launched into Thai woman's visit who died in Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police has started a probe into the visit of a Thai woman to Lucknow, seven days after she died at a hospital in Lucknow due to COVID-19, an official said on Sunday.

Man kills girlfriend after she decides to marry someone else

30 Mar 2021

Man kills girlfriend after she decides to marry someone else

A 19-year-old woman was allegedly killed by a man after she decided to marry someone else at a village in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia, police said on Tuesday.

Ghaziabad: Family robbed of valuables worth over Rs. 2.5 lakh

26 Mar 2021

Ghaziabad: Family robbed of valuables worth over Rs. 2.5 lakh

A trader's wife and son were held hostage by two robbers inside their home and valuables worth over Rs. 2.5 lakh were stolen in Ghaziabad's Kavi Nagar area, police said.

Asked to pay, cops frame dhaba owner in fake case

24 Mar 2021

Asked to pay, cops frame dhaba owner in fake case

A police inspector and two constables have been suspended in Uttar Pradesh's Etah district for allegedly booking and arresting a dhaba (roadside eatery) owner and nine others in a fake case, reports say.

Spurious liquor case: Toll rises to five, seven officials suspended

22 Mar 2021

Spurious liquor case: Toll rises to five, seven officials suspended

Seven officials have so far been suspended and a village watchman dismissed in connection with the deaths in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot district allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor, even as another fatality raised the toll to five, police said on Monday.

Inter-state gang, that looted more than 100 jewelers, busted

05 Mar 2021

Inter-state gang, that looted more than 100 jewelers, busted

The Ghaziabad police, on Thursday, claimed to have busted an inter-state gang of thieves that targeted jewelry shops with the arrest of four of its members, including a woman. Interestingly, three jewelers also used to help the gang regularly.

UP: BJP MP's son shot, cops claim attack was staged

03 Mar 2021

UP: BJP MP's son shot, cops claim attack was staged

The son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore from Mohanlalganj constituency was shot at in the Madiaon area of Lucknow on early Wednesday, but the police claimed that he had staged the attack on him by his brother-in-law.

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

03 Mar 2021

UP: Man kills wife, two daughters over suspected illicit relations

A 60-year-old man allegedly bludgeoned his wife and two daughters to death with a hammer at their house in Bulandshahr over suspicion that they had illicit relationships with outsiders, police said on Wednesday.

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

02 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Serial rapist held after encounter in Greater Noida

A serial rapist wanted in multiple cases of crime against women was arrested following an encounter with the police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida on Monday, the officials said.

UP Police books Sundar Pichai; removes name from FIR later

12 Feb 2021

UP Police books Sundar Pichai; removes name from FIR later

Police in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi had booked Google CEO Sundar Pichai and 17 others last week over a video that allegedly defamed PM Narendra Modi but later removed the tech giant officials' names from the FIR, police officials said on Friday.

Aligarh farmers' meeting: RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary, 5000 others booked

11 Feb 2021

Aligarh farmers' meeting: RLD leader Jayant Chaudhary, 5000 others booked

The Uttar Pradesh Police has booked Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary and over 5000 others who attended a major farmers' meeting in Aligarh district two days ago under the Epidemic Diseases Act for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols.

Bomb scare in Noida, second incident ahead of Republic Day

22 Jan 2021

Bomb scare in Noida, second incident ahead of Republic Day

Panic gripped a busy Noida neighborhood on Friday morning as heavy security was deployed in the area, which was cordoned off following an alert that a bomb-like device was found on a road, according to officials.

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

22 Jan 2021

'Tandav' row: Ali Abbas Zafar to appear before UP Police

A team of Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday visited the residences of Tandav's director Ali Abbas Zafar and writer Gaurav Solanki in Mumbai.

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

07 Jan 2021

Criminal killed in a shootout between rival factions in UP

A notorious criminal was killed and two others injured in a shootout between rival factions in the posh Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow on Wednesday night, police said.

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

18 Oct 2020

Dhirendra Singh, main accused in Ballia shooting, arrested from Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Sunday arrested Dhirendra Singh, the main accused in the Ballia shooting case.

Iron Man balloon triggers fears of alien invasion in UP

18 Oct 2020

Iron Man balloon triggers fears of alien invasion in UP

Fear and anxiety gripped the residents of an Uttar Pradesh town as they witnessed the sight of a strange object flying up in the skies.

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

07 Oct 2020

Journalist, arrested en route Hathras, booked under anti-terror, sedition laws

A Kerala journalist and three others, who were arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on their way to Hathras, have been charged under the anti-terror and sedition law.

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

03 Oct 2020

Journalists allowed to meet Hathras gang-rape victim's family after outrage

The Uttar Pradesh government, led by BJP's Yogi Adityanath, sent at least 300 police officers to lock down the Bulgaddhi village in Hathras, where a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and assaulted.

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

02 Oct 2020

Amid Hathras uproar, Adityanath assures punishment for those harming women

At the receiving end of criticism over the Hathras gang-rape incident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said his government will give exemplary punishment to those harming mothers and sisters.

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

02 Oct 2020

Top UP officials served summons over Hathras gang-rape, hurried cremation

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday summoned senior officials of the Uttar Pradesh administration and high-ranked police officers in connection to the Hathras gang-rape incident and the hurried cremation of the 19-year-old Dalit victim.