armed robberies

Fugitive Chinese who killed nine shot dead (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) A fugitive who killed nine people during armed robberies since 2004 was shot dead in southwest China Tuesday, police said.Zhou was killed by police in Chongqing ... Read more...

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Chinese serial killer shot dead


August 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 14 (IANS) A fugitive gunman who is suspected of killing nine in armed robberies since 2004 was shot dead Tuesday in southwest China's Chongqing area, police said.Zhou, described ... Read more...

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Three Chinese robbers sentenced to death


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Three Chinese men who committed five armed robberies from 1991 to 2011 that led to the death of eight people have been sentenced to death.Xu Deyong ... Read more...

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Mob Wives’ Renee Graziano in prison to visit mobster dad


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renee Graziano, one of the star of “Mob Wives” has visited her father Anthony Graziano for father’s day. Anthony, member of the Bonanno crime family is ... Read more...

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Crime nexus forces Goa children’s home to ban mobile phones


April 6th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) The embarrassed authorities of Apna Ghar, a state-run home for delinquents in Goa, have banned mobile phones on its premises after police investigations revealed that its ... Read more...

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China to crack down on illegal gun possession


February 10th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 10 (IANS) The Chinese government will soon launch a nationwide crackdown on illegal possession of guns and explosives following a recent spate of armed robberies.The government "will concentrate ... Read more...

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He fled jail only to be caught 15 years later


December 15th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) A man who escaped from a jail in China by tunnelling his way out with bare hands has been nabbed after nearly 15 years, police said.Li ... Read more...

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Masked robbers strike at Puerto Rico casino


September 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Five heavily armed assailants wearing masks made off with over $85,000 from a casino in the northern coastal town of Rio Grande, Puerto Rican police ... Read more...

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Two armed robberies in Delhi


June 17th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Two armed robberies occurred within a span of four hours here Wednesday night and cash and jewellery worth several lakhs of rupees were stolen, police ... Read more...

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11 robbers held in Delhi


April 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Eleven people, including a man who had a hand in 47 cases, were arrested for their involvement in armed robberies and pickpocketing incidents from the ... Read more...

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Delhi Police bust biker gang


September 13th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday arrested eight members of a biker gang involved in around 30 cases of murder, robbery and vehicle thefts. One pistol, a revolver, several mobile ... Read more...

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Somali gangs building crime empires in the UK


April 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): Violent Somali gangs are building crime empires in Britain through a brutal campaign of terror, the Daily Star reports.The self-styled soldiers are raking in thousands of pounds a ... Read more...

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Three California men sentenced for a series of violent armed robberies


March 5th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Three California residents were sentenced on Thursday to lengthy prison terms for their participation in a series for violent armed robberies, prosecutors announced.John That Luong, 38, of ... Read more...

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Two Florida men sentenced for series of armed robberies


March 3rd, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – Two Florida residents were sentenced to lengthy prison terms for their participation in a series of armed robberies and for using a firearm during a crime of ... Read more...

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Chicago man arrested for illegal gambling activities


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
CHICAGO (BNO NEWS) – A Chicago man was arrested for allegedly helping a criminal organization run its illegal gambling activities, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.Casey Szaflarski, 52, was charged along with seven ... Read more...

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Mexican cabbie sentenced to 163 years for raping passengers


February 12th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) A Mexico City taxi driver who kidnapped and raped several of his female passengers was sentenced to 163 years in prison, authorities said. Valentin Mendez Cortes raped two ... Read more...

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Oz man jailed for 18 years for beating Indian origin doc with bat


November 18th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Three Australian men who beat Indian origin doctor Mukesh Haikerwal during an armed robbery in September last year were sentenced to a combined term of 44 years in ... Read more...

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Bashed Indian Australian doctor bravely faces his attackers in court


November 12th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov.12 (ANI): Bashed Indian Australian doctor Mukesh Haikerwal today bravely faced his attackers in court after recovering from head injuries that almost killed him last year.Alfer Azzopardi, Michael Baltatzis and Sean ... Read more...

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Buddhist robber’s ‘mum reincarnated as a cat’ denied visiting rights in jail!


November 4th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): A Buddhist bank robber is facing disappointment after a court rejected his request for his cat to have visiting rights - despite his plea that the feline is ... Read more...

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Second Australian man pleads guilty to bashing India-born doctor


August 17th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 17 (IANS) A second man has pleaded guilty to attacking India-born doctor and former head of the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Mukesh Haikerwal in this Australian city, a media report ... Read more...

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Indian student faces deportation from Australia


August 14th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian student Shivendra Singh, who is suffering from severe depression after being the victim of three armed robberies, is being "threatened with deportation", a media report said ... Read more...

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‘Knifer gang’ busted in Ghaziabad


April 19th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 19 (IANS) Four men wanted in over a dozen cases of armed robberies and murders, belonging to what the police described as the 'knifer gang' were arrested Sunday, officials said. ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia nabs 11 Al Qaeda suspects (Lead)


April 8th, 2009 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, April 8 (DPA) Eleven suspected members Al Qaeda terrorist network were arrested by security officials in Saudi Arabia, the interior ministry announced Tuesday. The terrorist cell was held during a special ... Read more...

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Two criminals arrested in Noida


March 30th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, March 30 (IANS) Two men, wanted in many cases of murders and attempted murders in the national capital, were arrested here, the police said Monday. The police intercepted an SUV ... Read more...

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Author of ”The Art of Armed Robbery” being tried for robberies


February 25th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 25 (ANI): A British crime writer, who authored a book called The Art of Armed Robbery, is being tried for allegedly planning a series of armed attacks on security ... Read more...

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Member of Delhi bikers’ gang arrested in Tamil Nadu


August 30th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Mohammed Israil, a member of the notorious "bikers' gang", which is believed to be responsible for at least four murders and a spate of armed robberies in ... Read more...

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Malaysia deploys special police force at international airport


May 15th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by admin
DPA Kuala Lumpur, May 15 (DPA) A special team of Malaysian police began work Thursday at the country's international airport after a spate of crimes. A battalion of 141 officers was formed to ... Read more...

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