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Delhi Police didn’t appreciate seriousness of orders to install CCTV cameras: High Court

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The Delhi High Court on Friday said the police did not appreciate the seriousness of its past orders to ensure better street lighting and CCTV cameras in West Delhi’s Aman Vihar area, despite hundreds of cases of missing children and adults being reported from there. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice […]

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AAP MLA discharged by Delhi court in six cases of extortion

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A court here today discharged Delhi AAP MLA Manoj Kumar in six related cases of extortion filed against him in August 2015. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal absolved the MLA from the charges citing lack of evidence against him. The court, however, framed the charges against his personal assistant and co-accused Deepak Sharma in […]

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EC bribery: Dhinakaran named as accused in supp charge sheet

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The Delhi Police has accused AIADMK (Amma) leader T T V Dhinakaran of corruption and conspiracy in a supplementary charge sheet filed before a city court in the Election Commission bribery case. Additional Sessions Judge Kiran Bansal, before whom the 272-page supplementary charge sheet was filed, is likely to take its cognisance on December 21. […]

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2 murder accused walk free as lone witness not traceable

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Two men, accused of brutally killing a person on the roof of a temple here, have been acquitted by a Delhi court after the police failed to bring the lone eyewitness before it. Special Judge Narinder Kumar absolved the two accused of the offence of murder under the IPC and said the prosecution could not […]

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Delhi HC pulls up police for not acting on complaints by poor people

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The Delhi High Court has rapped the city police for not taking appropriate action on a complaint filed by a man whose wife had gone missing, saying it was “very regretful” that the grievances of “poor people” go unheeded. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and P S Teji ordered the Delhi police commissioner to […]

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Delhi HC pulls up police for not acting on complaints by poor people

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The Delhi High Court has rapped the city police for not taking appropriate action on a complaint filed by a man whose wife had gone missing, saying it was “very regretful” that the grievances of “poor people” go unheeded. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and P S Teji ordered the Delhi police commissioner to […]

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Order police to inform child victims, family of their cases: HC

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The police today told the Delhi High Court that it has issued a circular directing its officers investigating child abuse cases to keep the victims and their family members informed about all developments in their respective matters. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar was also informed that they […]

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Absence of CCTVs in Delhi police stations worries HC

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The alleged absence of 100 per cent CCTV coverage at different police stations of the city, today prompted the Delhi High Court to ask the AAP government why close circuit televisions have not been installed so far. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar observed that there was an […]

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Court raps Delhi Police for ‘tawdry’ probe in murder case

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A city court has rapped the Delhi Police for shoddy probe in a murder case saying it was “sad” that those responsible for the gruesome killing of a young boy were going unpunished. The court made the sharp observation while acquitting two persons accused of slitting the throat of a 20-year-old boy, noting that the […]

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Sunanda Pushkar: Police told de-seal hotel suite by Oct 16

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A Delhi court today granted six days to the city police to comply with its earlier order to de-seal a five-star hotel suite where Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in 2014. Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh granted time till October 16 to the police after an Additional Delhi Commissioner Police submitted […]

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Sunanda Pushkar: Police rapped for not de-sealing hotel suite

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The city police today again came under fire from a Delhi court for not complying with its order to de-seal a five-star hotel suite where Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in 2014. Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh said the hotel room should have been opened by today and directed the Joint […]

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Transfer racket: Middleman seeks bail

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An alleged middleman, arrested along with two officers of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) and the Delhi Police, today moved a special court seeking bail in a case of bribery for bagging choice postings. Arun Tiwari moved the application before Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal who sought a reply from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) […]

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Sukesh’s custody extended till Sept 16 in cheating case

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A court today extended till September 16 the custody of middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, arrested by Delhi Police for his alleged bid to bribe an EC official on behalf of AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dhinakaran, in a separate seven-year-old cheating case. Sukesh, now in Tihar Jail in Delhi in connection with the two-leaves symbol case, was […]

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Delhi HC asks police to file status report in Sunanda Pushkar case

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The Delhi High Court today asked the city police to file a status report with regard to the ongoing probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanada Pushkar. A bench of Justices G S Sistani and Chander Shekhar directed police to place within three days their report during hearing of Subramanian Swamy’s […]

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Ramjas college: Court pulls up police for not filing report

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A Delhi court pulled up today the police for not filing an action taken report (ATR) despite several opportunities in a complaint seeking lodging of an FIR in the Ramjas College incident in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised in February this year. Taking note of failure of the police in filing a detailed ATR […]

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Delhi HC baffled as police books teacher after child falls into manhole during picnic

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The Delhi High Court today expressed concern over a government school teacher being booked for the death of an 11-year-old student who fell in an open manhole in a city park during a picnic. “If the manhole was visible and the teacher had sent the boy, then he could have been made liable,” a bench […]

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Court seeks police reply on plea to de-seal Pushkar’s suite

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A Delhi court today sought a response from the city police on de-sealing a suite in a five-star hotel where Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in 2014. Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma asked the probe agency to respond by July 21 on the hotel’s plea which said it was ready to […]

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Filed petition to transfer Ramjas College incident plea: Cops

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The Delhi Police today informed a court that it has filed a petition before a superior court seeking to transfer a plea for an FIR in the Ramjas College incident in which anti-national slogans were allegedly raised. Metropolitan Magistrate Abhilash Malhotra was told that the power to deal with the cases of Delhi Police Crime […]

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Mercedes hit-and-run: Teenager’s parents aided act, says cops

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Parents of a minor, accused of running over a 32-year-old man while driving his father’s Mercedes last year, had “intentionally aided” the wrong act by allowing their child to drive, Delhi Police has told a city court. Police made the allegation against the teenager’s parents in a charge sheet filed against them in the case. […]

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Delhi HC asks cops about steps taken to trace missing speech impaired woman

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Taking cognisance of a news report, the Delhi High Court today asked the Delhi Police what it has done to trace a 19-year-old speech and hearing impaired woman who went missing from a metro station here five days ago. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Deepa Sharma asked the police to file a status […]

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Court asks Delhi Police chief to take action against DCP

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Delhi Police Commissioner has been directed by a court here to take action against senior officers, including a DCP, for their negligence and conducting an enquiry in a “very perfunctory manner” in a rape case. The court asked the police chief to initiate proper action against Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) of north district and […]

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Court highlights camaraderie between police and accused

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A city court has pulled up the Delhi Police for “wilful inaction” in not taking any step for two years to arrest an accused in an assault case, saying such leniency leads to an inference of “camaraderie” between the police and the accused. Special Judge Sanjeev Aggarwal directed the Delhi Police Commissioner to conduct an […]

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Police rapped for revealing identity of sexual offence victims

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A city court has rebuked Delhi Police for blatantly violating the law on confidentiality by revealing the identity of minors subjected to sexual violence and their parents in a series of cases. Taking serious note of the names of the child victims and the names and addresses of their parents being mentioned in the charge […]

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FIR against youth for alleged rape of woman

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The Delhi Police has lodged an FIR against a youth for allegedly repeatedly raping a 40-year-old woman, after she approached a court here for directions to the cops to book the accused for the offence. The woman has accused the 19-year-old youth, who was her neighbour, of raping her 15 times at various places including […]

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