Kerala man wanted in 5 captive elephant smuggling cases arrested in Navi Mumbai

Joint teams of forest and police officials trace absconding accused to Koparkhairane A 56-year-old man from Kerala, who had been on the run after five cases of smuggling captive elephants were registered against him in that State, has been arrested from Koparkhairane by the Maharashtra Forest Department and the Navi Mumbai Police. Yogesh Nilkanth Warkad, … Read more Kerala man wanted in 5 captive elephant smuggling cases arrested in Navi Mumbai

Toolkit case: Activist Disha Ravi released from Tihar jail

Climate activist Disha Ravi, who was arrested in connection with the toolkit case, was released from Tihar jail on Tuesday night after a city court granted her bail. “Disha was released after jail authorities completed all formalities regarding her release,” official said. Earlier in the day, a city court granted bail to 22-year-old Ravi, terming … Read more Toolkit case: Activist Disha Ravi released from Tihar jail

Police: Actor Sandeep Nahar hanged self from ceiling fan at his Mumbai home | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

Bollywood actor Sandeep Nahar, who starred in films like ‘MS Dhoni: The Untold Story’, along with late Sushant Singh Rajput and in ‘Kesari’ with Akshay Kumar was found dead at his residence in Mumbai. The actor died by suicide and had also uploaded a video long with a ‘suicide note’ on his Facebook account. In … Read more Police: Actor Sandeep Nahar hanged self from ceiling fan at his Mumbai home | Hindi Movie News – Bollywood – Times of India

City police to crack down on begging

Commissioner of Police Kamal Pant has directed the jurisdictional police to crack down on beggars and “ other people” who lead to traffic obstruction. In a memo issued on Monday, he ordered a drive jointly by traffic and law and order police. An ACP-rank officer will be the nodal officer for the drive supervised by … Read more City police to crack down on begging

Men pose as police personnel, kidnap cab driver in Chennai

Police suspect the kidnapping was the outcome of a rivalry between the owner of the cab and another man; the cab driver was later rescued The police arrested two men of a five-member gang on Thursday, who reportedly kidnapped a cab driver by posing as members of the Anti-Vice Squad (AVS), hijacked the car from … Read more Men pose as police personnel, kidnap cab driver in Chennai

Man kills young woman, her mother and himself in Chennai

The 29-year-old set fire to himself and to a 26-year-old woman and her 46-year-old mother, after the woman rejected his advances, police said A 29-year-old man set himself ablaze and ran into a house where the 26-year-old woman he had been pursuing, and her mother lived, killing all of them in the process. The incident … Read more Man kills young woman, her mother and himself in Chennai

Mechanic in Thoothukudi murders policeman for confiscating vehicle

The 55-year-old sub-inspector of Eral police station was knocked off his vehicle when the mechanic slammed into him early on Monday morning A mechanic fatally knocked down a police sub-inspector and injured a constable near Eral, early on Monday. The police officer had reportedly seized his cargo autorickshaw after he created a ruckus in the … Read more Mechanic in Thoothukudi murders policeman for confiscating vehicle

The Next Target for a Facial Recognition Ban? New York

Civil rights activists have successfully pushed for bans on police use of facial recognition in cities like Oakland, San Francisco, and Somerville, Massachusetts. Now, a coalition led by Amnesty International is setting its sights on the nation’s biggest city—New York—as part of a drive for a global moratorium on government use of the technology. Amnesty’s … Read more The Next Target for a Facial Recognition Ban? New York

IUML Worker Stabbed to Death in Malappuram, Police State Family Feud as Cause of Death

An Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) worker was hacked to death at Oravumpuram near Pandikkad in Kerala’s Malappuram district late on Wednesday. The victim, Aryadan Sameer, breathed his last on Thursday. As per a report by The News Minute, the police said it was a fallout of a series of clashes between the CPI(M) and … Read more IUML Worker Stabbed to Death in Malappuram, Police State Family Feud as Cause of Death

Cong. demands Arnab’s arrest under Official Secrets Act

It files complaints with Mumbai Police Commissioner and police stations across city Mumbai Congress on Wednesday filed complaints with Mumbai’s Commissioner of Police and at all the police stations within the city demanding action against Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami under the Official Secrets Act. In a memorandum submitted to Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh, … Read more Cong. demands Arnab’s arrest under Official Secrets Act