Uttar Pradesh Police: News

'Cannot be an unending story': SC on Lakhimpur case probe

The Supreme Court of India today slammed the Uttar Pradesh government over its handling of the Lakhimpur Kheri violence which claimed the lives of eight people.

19 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

Four, including BJP leader, arrested for farmers' killing in UP

Four more people, including a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, have been arrested in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence in Uttar Pradesh.

18 Oct 2021


Lawyer shot dead at district court in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur

A lawyer was shot dead inside a district court complex in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh on Monday morning.

13 Oct 2021


UP girl allegedly raped by father and SP, BSP leaders

A 17-year-old girl in Uttar Pradesh has accused 28 people, including her father and several political leaders, of raping her over the past several years.

11 Oct 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Lakhimpur violence: Union Minister's son sent to 3-day police custody

Union Minister Ajay Mishra's son Ashish Mishra has been sent to police custody for three days over the killing of farmers in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri earlier this month.

10 Oct 2021

Farmers Protest

Lakhimpur Kheri incident: Union Minister's son arrested after 12-hour questioning

Ashish Mishra, an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri case, was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday after 12 hours of questioning.

Lakhimpur Kheri: Union Minister's murder-accused son appears before police

Ashish Mishra, the son of junior Home Minister Ajay Mishra, today arrived at the Crime Branch office in Lakhimpur in connection with the Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

30 Sep 2021


UP businessman death: Wife alleges cover-up, questions cops' role

The wife of Kanpur-based businessman Manish Kumar Gupta, who allegedly died in a police raid, alleged that her husband was killed by police officers.

Narendra Giri death: CBI takes over probe; constitutes six-member team

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday took over the investigation into the death of top seer Mahant Narendra Giri.

23 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Mahant Narendra Giri's death: UP Police makes third arrest

The Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested a third person in connection with the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri, officials said.

20 Sep 2021

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UP: Woman brutally thrashed by husband in Bulandshahr, dies

A woman died after being brutally assaulted by her husband for at least two straight days in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh.

20 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

13 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

02 Sep 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

28 Aug 2021

Yogi Adityanath

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.

13 Aug 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

04 Aug 2021

Delhi Police

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.

27 Jul 2021

Yogi Adityanath

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.

26 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

22 Jul 2021

Rajasthan Police

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.

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.

12 Jul 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

15 Jun 2021

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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.

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.

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.

30 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

24 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

22 Mar 2021

Uttar Pradesh

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.

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.

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.

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.

02 Mar 2021

Crime Against Women

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.

12 Feb 2021

Sundar Pichai

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.

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