burglars

Judge finds burglars ‘courageous’, lets one walk free


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A judge in Britain had a courtroom in utter disbelief when he described burglars as courageous and let a serial intruder walk free.Richard Rochford, 26, burgled ... Read more...

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Actor Rock fought with thieves on movie set


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".The former wrestler ... Read more...

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Police probing escape of Bangladeshi undertrials


August 29th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) The police have launched a probe into the escape of two Bangladeshi undertrials booked for several offences, including dacoity, from Presidency Central Correctional Home here, an ... Read more...

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UP transport minister’s house broken into


July 28th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Burglars entered the house of Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Aridaman Singh here Saturday while he was sleeping but fled without taking any valuable, police said.The minister ... Read more...

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British police only solve one-fourth crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Police in Britain fail to solve three out of four crimes. Last year, officers solved only 27 percent of crimes committed across the country, a media ... Read more...

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British police in search of sex toys!


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Police in Britain's Worcestershire city are on the lookout of sex toys worth 11,000 pounds (about $17,700), stolen by some thieves.The burglars raided mail order company ... Read more...

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Srinagar gold burglary solved in a day, loot recovered


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Police said Monday they had solved the burglary of gold items over Rs.3 lakh here within 24 hours, arresting the three robbers and recovering the stolen ... Read more...

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Theft at Maharashtra temple, guard killed


March 24th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), March 24 (IANS) A security guard was killed as burglars made away with a 1.5 kg gold mask from a Lord Ganesh temple in Divegar village of Raigad ... Read more...

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Parrot scares off burglars


March 1st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A parrot in Britain managed to scare off intruders by mimicking the sound of an alarm after they tried to break into her owner's pub, the ... Read more...

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Jewellery shop burgled in Tamil Nadu town


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Burglars targeted a jewellery shop in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur hoisery town and fled with gold and diamond jewellery worth around Rs.14 crore, police said Tuesday.According to ... Read more...

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Ex-army official’s house burgled


February 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A retired army official's house was burgled in the capital city, a police official said Thursday.The break-in was reported from retired Brigadier Shyam Prashad's house ... Read more...

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Flat of ex-poll official’s son burgled


January 15th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Burglars struck at the home of former election commissioner G.V.G. Krishnamurthy's son here and decamped with jewellery worth Rs.15 lakh, police said Saturday.Around five people ... Read more...

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Picasso stolen from Athens National Gallery


January 10th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Athens are searching for a group of burglars who broke into the biggest art museum in the country and made away with two valuable ... Read more...

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After thefts, Ghaziabad area installs CCTVs


January 6th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Jan 6 (IANS) As middle class communities in cities increasingly turn gated and security conscious, the residents of an upscale Ghaziabad neighbourhood, that has witnessed 12 burglaries in four ... Read more...

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$8 mn burglary exposes corrupt Chinese official


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) The head of China's largest coking coal producer has been dismissed from service after it was revealed that burglars took away items worth 50 million yuan ... Read more...

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Car thieves held in Srinagar


December 1st, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 1 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Thursday announced the busting of multiple gangs of vehicle lifters and burglars here and said they had recovered over 100 stolen cars ... Read more...

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Hyderabad: Burglars kill house owner


October 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) One person was killed when burglars looted cash, jewellery and valuables from his house in Andhra Pradesh early Tuesday, police said.The incident happened at Ayyappa ... Read more...

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Why women win which side of bed to sleep?


October 19th, 2011 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Ever wondered why women are found to be calling the shots when it comes to deciding which side of the bed to sleep on?A survey carried ... Read more...

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Judge says jail is ‘too easy’ for crook


October 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) A judge in Britain declined to jail a career criminal believing that spending time in prison would actually prove "too easy" place for him.Judge Gillian Matthews ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh burglary at contractor’s house


October 1st, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Burglars looted Rs.20 lakh from the house of a Public Works Department contractor in east Delhi while he was away on a pilgrimage, police said ... Read more...

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Theft at Rita Ganguly’s house in Delhi


September 30th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Burglars broke into dancer-singer-actor Rita Ganguly's house here and fled with mementoes, including one presented by late prime minister Indira Gandhi, police said Friday. The burglars ... Read more...

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Man in Plane sees his house being burgled


August 31st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bay, Ark., Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Bay man had his curiosity to thank during his first plane flight. To ensure that he gets the best out of his experience, the man ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s ancestral home burgled in Tamil Nadu


August 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram's ancestral home near Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu has been burgled.Police officials have rushed to the spot in Kandanur near Karaikudi, ... Read more...

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Actor Kamaal R. Khan’s office burgled


August 5th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Kamaal R. Khan suffered a loss of over Rs.2 lakh in cash and other items after his office here was targeted by burglars Thursday ... Read more...

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Noida house burgled, lakhs missing


July 13th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Noida, July 13 (IANS) Burglars decamped with Rs.35 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs.50 lakh from the house of an IT professional here, police said Wednesday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Burglars loot 20 kg gold from jewellery shop


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Burglars looted gold items weighing 20 kg and Rs.22 lakh cash from a jewellery showroom in west Delhi Wednesday, police said.The incident took place at ... Read more...

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Thieves use Facebook to rob empty British homes


June 17th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Thieves in Britain are inviting Facebook users to become "friends" in order to find out when they will go on holiday so that they can ... Read more...

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25 percent of Britons to be added to police database


June 17th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) The identities of 25 percent of the British population will now be added to the national police database.The database run by the National Policing Improvement Agency ... Read more...

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Delhi’s burglars make hay while summer vacation shines


June 14th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It took a couple of minutes for 36-year-old Manoj Sharma, who returned to his Pitampura home in north Delhi after a week-long summer vacation, to ... Read more...

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Boy awaits windfall after inventing burglars-tricking doorbell


June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) A British schoolboy is awaiting a windfall after inventing a doorbell that fools burglars into believing somebody is home even if no one is there.Designed by ... Read more...

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Home Alone house up for sale


May 6th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The house where the 1990 hit kids movie “Home Alone” was filmed has been put for sale. The owners are asking for $2.4 million for the ... Read more...

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‘Burgle-n-burn’ gang strikes in Delhi again


April 20th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A gang of burglars who set houses on fire after committing robbery, Wednesday struck again targeting the home of an MP's aide in Delhi's Mayur ... Read more...

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Burglars break through shop wall, loot cash


March 31st, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Burglars broke into a cloth shop in west Delhi and decamped with over Rs.35 lakh in cash kept in a safe there, police said Thursday."The ... Read more...

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Middle class at maximum risk from thieves


March 31st, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Middle-class families who have computers and gadgets on view through their home windows and have cheaper cars parked outside are at maximum risk from burglars.But more ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad shop looted, torched


March 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 27 (IANS) Burglars looted Rs.25,000 in cash and 150 mobiles from a gift shop here and then set it ablaze, police said Sunday.The owner, Vinay Garg, got a ... Read more...

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