Robbery

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

14 May 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

#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

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

#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

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

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

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.

Maharashtra: Robbers hijack truck carrying cigarettes worth Rs. 1 crore

26 Oct 2018

Maharashtra: Robbers hijack truck carrying cigarettes worth Rs. 1 crore

A gang of robbers allegedly hijacked a truck carrying cigarettes worth over Rs. 1 crore in Maharashtra's Palghar district.

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Dead, injured people robbed of their belongings

21 Oct 2018

#AmritsarTrainTragedy: Dead, injured people robbed of their belongings

Much has been said about the Amritsar train tragedy that killed 61 people, but as more information comes in, more disturbing details are surfacing.

Mumbai: Six flats robbed in 90 minutes, residents in panic

16 Oct 2018

Mumbai: Six flats robbed in 90 minutes, residents in panic

In what would seem like a robbery out of a movie, seven masked men broke into six Mumbai flats and left with valuables and cash worth lakhs in the wee hours of Sunday, all within 90 minutes.

Delhi: Thieves kill bank cashier, loot Rs. 2L from bank

13 Oct 2018

Delhi: Thieves kill bank cashier, loot Rs. 2L from bank

A cashier was shot dead and three persons were injured after some unidentified people entered a bank in Delhi's Dwarka yesterday and fled with over Rs. 2 lakh.

Arkadiusz Milik robbed on his way home after UCL win

04 Oct 2018

Arkadiusz Milik robbed on his way home after UCL win

After your team valiantly defeats a supposedly stronger side in the most coveted club competition in the world, you would want to go home and enjoy the moment with your family.

#BrightestCriminalEver: US man breaks into car, falls asleep, gets arrested

03 Oct 2018

#BrightestCriminalEver: US man breaks into car, falls asleep, gets arrested

Stealing is a risky business, especially if you're dumb. You never know when, where or how you may end up after the act.

#Smokin'Italian: US thieves break into marijuana dispensary, steal oregano instead

02 Oct 2018

#Smokin'Italian: US thieves break into marijuana dispensary, steal oregano instead

What happens when crimes go embarrassingly wrong? Thieves lose money? Somebody gets hurt? Embarrassment turns into entertainment for public?

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.

Rama Sene appoints Bengaluru's dreaded 'Lady Don' as city chief

23 Sep 2018

Rama Sene appoints Bengaluru's dreaded 'Lady Don' as city chief

Bengaluru's first female history-sheeter Yashaswini Mahesh, alias Muniyamma, has been appointed the city chief of the women's unit of controversial right-wing group, Sri Rama Sene.

Bihar: Rs. 5.5L-worth valuables stolen from former CM Mandal's house

15 Sep 2018

Bihar: Rs. 5.5L-worth valuables stolen from former CM Mandal's house

Jewelry worth Rs. 5 lakh, Rs. 50,000 cash, and other valuables were stolen from the house of former Bihar Chief Minister BP Mandal in Bihar's Madhepura town.

Wow! Hyderabad police crack Nizam museum robbery in a week

11 Sep 2018

Wow! Hyderabad police crack Nizam museum robbery in a week

It took just a week for the sleuths to crack the sensational robbery that occurred on September 3 at the Nizam's Museum in Hyderabad.

Chain snatchers attack Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman's mother

09 Sep 2018

Chain snatchers attack Asian Games gold medalist Swapna Barman's mother

Two men on a motorbike snatched a chain from the neck of Asian Games gold medalist heptathlete Swapna Barman's mother who was pillion riding a two-wheeler in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.

Uttar Pradesh STF arrests gang of highway dacoits in Noida

08 Sep 2018

Uttar Pradesh STF arrests gang of highway dacoits in Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) Saturday claimed to have busted a gang of dacoits involved in several highway robberies.