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‘Lazy’ policeman faces jail for sabotaging probes


September 13th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) A police official in Scotland Yard is facing jail after he failed to investigate rape cases that allowed the alleged rapists to escape prosecution, because he ... Read more...

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No blood stains seen on Rajesh Talwar’s dress: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 12 (IANS) In the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, a doctor and CBI witness told a special court here Wednesday that he did not notice any blood stains on ... Read more...

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Policeman in Obama motorcade dies in accident


September 10th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) A police motorcyclist in US President Barack Obama's motorcade died in Florida after a serious highway accident, CNN reported Monday.Police and White House officials said ... Read more...

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Russian accused of biting two policemen


September 8th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former world chess champion Garry Kasparov isn't the only Russian to be accused of biting a police officer. A 21-year-old Russian has also has been ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Chechnya car bombing


September 7th, 2012 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) One police officer was killed when a bomb planted under his car detonated in the Chechen capital of Grozny, an official said.A spokesperson for the ... Read more...

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CBI probe demanded into Bihar girl’s suicide


September 6th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) The family of Kanchanbala Jha, a college student, who committed suicide in Bihar's Sitamarhi district following continuous sexual harassment and subsequent "police inaction", Thursday demanded a ... Read more...

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UP cops accidentally kill youth


September 1st, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) A chase for two chain snatchers by the police in Rae Bareli turned awry Friday night when a youth was shot dead in a shootout, ... Read more...

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UP policeman sent to jail for sodomy


August 29th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) A sub-inspector of Uttar Pradesh Police was arrested Wednesday in Sitapur district, 88 km from here, for sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy, officials said.Sub-Inspector Dharmendra Pratap ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to UP over cop thrashing vendor


August 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government seeking report within four weeks over thrashing of a fruit ... Read more...

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Two killed in Nigeria bank attack


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 26 (IANS) At least two people were killed when militants suspected to be from the Boko Haram outfit attacked a bank in Nigeria, police said.The militants attacked an ... Read more...

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Moscow court acquits Kasparov


August 25th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court acquitted Russian chess grandmaster and opposition activist Garry Kasparov, accused of violating peaceful gathering by raising slogans last week, during the trial ... Read more...

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Policeman kidnapped in Russia


August 24th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Armed men in masks kidnapped a police officer in Russia's troubled southwestern region of Ingushetia, officials said Friday.The abduction occurred in Malgobek town late Thursday. ... Read more...

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Kashmir human rights panel summons police officer


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir human rights panel Thursday directed a police officer to appear before it in connection with alleged use of excessive force against a ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Cop suspended for stealing mobile phone (With Images)


August 19th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 19 (IANS) A policeman was suspended Sunday on the basis of CCTV footage that showed him stealing the mobile phone of a sales executive from an opticals shop ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills seven at funeral


August 19th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least seven people were killed and 11 wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up Sunday at a policeman's funeral in Russia.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Two US soldiers killed by Afghan cop


August 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Afghan policeman shot dead two American servicemen in Afghanistan's western Farah province, the Pajhwok Afghan News reported Saturday.In a statement, NATO said two US ... Read more...

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Woman kills self over skin condition


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A 31-year-old British woman, who was plagued by a skin condition that caused her face to redden, went into depression that caused her to jump to ... Read more...

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First in Cambridge: Twins to study same subject


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britons Kirstie and Zoe Green have become the first set of identical twins to study the same subject at a college under Cambridge University.The 18-year-old twins, ... Read more...

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One more arrested for Mumbai’s Azad Maidan violence


August 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) A man who snatched and fired a police gun during the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Saturday, which left two people dead and another 100 injured, ... Read more...

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Criminal shoots at cop in UP


August 15th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 15 (IANS) A policeman was shot at and injured by a criminal he was chasing in Budaun district of Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, police said.According to police, a man ... Read more...

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Five die in platinum mine violence in South Africa


August 14th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) Five people have been killed in violence at a platinum mine in northern South Africa, police said. A policeman was hacked to death at Lonmin's platinum ... Read more...

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Ramdev detained on way to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev was detained by police Monday as he led protestors towards parliament seeking the return of black money stashed abroad and an ... Read more...

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Britain’s cardboard cop cuts shoplifting by 75 percent


August 11th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) The life-size cut-out of a police officer guarding a supermarket in Britain has been so effective that shoplifting has been slashed by 75 percent.The cardboard cop, ... Read more...

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Russian ex-cop charged over dislike of ruling party


August 11th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prosecutors in Russia have brought extremism charges against a former policeman over calls to "commit crimes" against members of the ruling United Russia party.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle, kill trooper in Chhattisgarh


August 6th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up an anti-landmine vehicle in a forested stretch in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, killing a trooper of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on ... Read more...

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Donkey bomb: New trick by Afghan militants kills cop


August 6th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 6 (IANS) A new tactic of using an innocent donkey as a bomb carrier in Afghanistan took everyone by surprise Monday when a blast killed a police ... Read more...

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Congress team to probe civilians’ torture in Chhattisgarh


August 4th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Friday formed a five-member panel to probe into allegations that policemen went on rampage Aug 1 at a weekly market in a Maoist-dominated ... Read more...

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Thief’s diary writing habit costs him


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A Chinese thief's habit of writing a diary cost him badly when police seized his notebook in which he had recorded details of all 88 motorbikes ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police constable electrocuted


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) A 34-year old Rajasthan Police constable was electrocuted while his colleague sustained serious burns when they came in contact with overhead electricity wires while chasing ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Russia bombing


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer was killed Thursday in a bomb blast in Russia's volatile southwest Dagestan region, the interior ministry said.The explosion took place in Buynaksk ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue


August 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.A policeman was also ... Read more...

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Policeman injured in Kashmir grenade attack


July 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 31 (IANS) A Jammu and Kashmir Police constable was injured Tuesday in the state's Sopore town after guerrillas lobbed grenades at a paramilitary camp and the local police ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily criticises outdated law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued ... Read more...

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Two Rajasthan cops surrender in Dara Singh killing


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 30 (IANS) Two policemen surrendered before a court in Rajasthan Monday in the alleged staged shootout killing of criminal Dara Singh in 2006, a lawyer said.Inspector Rajesh Choudhary ... Read more...

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