Assamese writer Sikha Sarma (48) was arrested on April 6, over a Facebook post and is under custody under multiple charges including sedition. The post said, "Salaried professionals who die in the line of duty can’t be termed martyrs. Going by that logic, the workers of the electricity department who die....Do not make people sentiment, media”. However, the case was registered at Dispur police station in Guwahati.
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The UP Anti-Terror Squad has for the first time nabbed two Chinese nationals after the Interpol issued a red corner notice against them. Identified as Xu Xunfu and Li Teng Li, the accused bought SIM cards against fake documents and used them for making transactions of around Rs 5 crore. Moreover, visas of the duo-arrested had expired in July and September 2020 respectively. However, motive of the money laundering is yet to be ascertained.
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Within a week after raiding its own officials, CBI arrested two officials identified as DSP RK Rishi and an inspector Kapil Dhankad. Besides arresting one more advocate, the federal bureau has claimed he mediated between the alleged fraudsters and CBI officials. Reportedly, the… read-more
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In the temple vandalisation case in Pakistan, the police have arrested 10 more people, taking the total arrest count to 55. Registering an FIR against 350 people, the authorities are looking for other offenders as well. Earlier on December 30, a mob led by leaders of radical religious party had vandalized and set ablaze the temple in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. While the attack was slammed by activists, India also conveyed its discontent… read-more
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Madurai police have arrested an individual on November 10, who posed as an IAS officer to an official from the Food Safety Department. The accused Senthil Kumar tried to cheat Somasundaram who was dubious after he was asked to arrange accommodation and liquor during his visit to Madurai. Somasundaram informed the police after confirming the suspicions. The accused was booked under IPC Sections 170 and 420.
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Chennai city police's Prohibition and Enforcement Wing seized 330 kgs of ganja and arrested four people who tried to smuggle it into the city. Reportedly, the four accused tried to smuggle ganja concealed among dry fish in a goods carrier from Andhra Pradesh into Tamilnadu for peddling. Inspector Rajalakshmi-led team has also seized four mobile phones and cash worth Rs 2.8 lakh from the accused and initiated further probe to trace links.
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Bengaluru Police has arrested four people after raiding illegal spas and massage parlours in the city. Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) Sandeep Patil informed that the accused were arrested from the Koramangala and Puttenahalli areas. Earlier, two raids were conducted in the city for cricket betting and hawala transactions, where police seized a sum of Rs 7.5 lakh.
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Jharkhand Police on October 10 informed that five people, including a minor, have been arrested for allegedly raping a 17-year-old girl at gunpoint in Jamshedpur. According to senior Superintendent of Police Tamil Vanan, the accused tied up victim's boyfriend and forcibly took her to Kaliadih Gaushala at gunpoint. He further added that the gun was seized with cartridges and further probe is underway.
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Ten minors, including an 8-year-old boy, who were booked under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for their alleged involvement in stone-pelting during the Bengaluru riots, were granted bail. Advocate Basava Gowda, who appeared for the juveniles, said, "The court observed that juveniles in conflict with the law should always be given a chance for rehabilitation." He also claimed that the juveniles were physically assaulted by the police… read-more
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Delhi Police on October 8 arrested a couple for committing fraud of Rs 4 lakh. The accused couple promised the victim that he will be given US dollars at lower exchange rates. Reportedly, a case has been registered against the accused couple at Laxmi Nagar police station in Delhi. The accused were residents of Ghaziabad; and upon further investigation, it was revealed that this was not their first offence.
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