Book MLA for forging medical papers: HC tells police

The Madhya Pradesh High Court today ordered police to register a criminal case against Congress MLA Kamleshwar Patel for allegedly forging medical documents to skip hearing of an election petition against him. Justice Atul Shridharan directed the Bhopal police to register a criminal case against Patel, MLA from Sinhaval in Sidhi district. “While hearing a […]

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‘Police should be proactive in tackling cyber crime’

The Bombay High Court today said cyber crime and websites indulging in objectionable services are a problem for the society at large, and police should be proactive in addressing the issues and initiating action. A division bench of Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and G S Kulkarni was hearing a PIL filed by city resident Ali […]

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Merc hit-and-run case: Court seeks reply from police

Youth gets life term for killing girlfriend's parents

A court here today sought response of Delhi police on a plea of a teenager, who allegedly ran over a 32-year-old marketing executive while driving his father’s Mercedes, challenging the Juvenile Justice Board’s (JJB) order to try him as an adult. Additional Sessions Judge Vimal Kumar Yadav fixed July 2 for hearing the arguments of […]

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Law student rape: Police baton-charge protesting LDYF activists

The Left Democratic Youth Federation (LDYF) activists were baton-charged by the police outside the Kerala Secretariat on Wednesday during their protest over the brutal rape and murder of a Dalit law student in Ernakulam district. “Every Malayalee feels that they are living under humiliating conditions under the Oommen Chandy Government. So many untoward incidents have […]

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Telangana Police not allowed to take Kobad to state

A Delhi court has dismissed a plea by Telangana Police seeking its nod to take Maoist ideologue Kobad Ghandy, facing trial here for allegedly trying to set up a base for the banned CPI (Maoist), to produce him before courts in that state in some other cases. Additional Sessions Judge Reetesh Singh said the request […]

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Row over razing of slum: HC pulls up railways, police

Stepping into the demolition row, the Delhi High Courttoday came down heavily on the Railway Ministry and police for razing of a slum cluster in west Delhi and directed the authorities to immediately rehabilitate over 5,000 people rendered homeless in this biting cold. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vibhu Bakhru further said this […]

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Delhi Police employee gets 15 yrs jail for rape

A Delhi Police employee has been jailed for 15 years for raping and cheating a woman by concealing his first marriage, by a court here which said that sentence for “outrageous crimes like rape and bigamy” must be a deterrent so that no one dares to engage in such acts. “The crimes of rape and […]

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Sensitise Delhi Police about NE people’s problems: HC

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the city police to sensitise its 83,000 police personnel about the problems faced by people from the northeast. “You (police) know what the people from northeast are referred here, or from the south for that matter? Forget about the people, you are not sensitised. Look at the manner […]

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Court pulls up police for flip flop in IPL scandal probe

Delhi Police was on May 29 pulled up by a court here for its flip flop in the handling of the IPL spot-fixing case and hiding the arrest of Abhishek Shukla, a friend of cricketer S Sreesanth, and termed it as a “bad practice”. The court was also anguished that Shukla, who was arrested this […]

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Man convicted of raping daughter’s friend

Holding a man guilty of raping a 15-year-old friend of his daughter, a fast track court has told delay by victim in lodging complaint of sexual violence should not be a mitigating factor for conviction of accused as it is agonising for victims to confide in such cases. “Sexual assault destroys the entire psychology of […]

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