Alok Singh


Man detained at Delhi Metro station with 20 live cartridges, claims he has license
Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Ram claimed that he has a license for the firearms but failed to produce a hard copy claiming that it was back home in Muradabad.

Bawana factory fire: The making of a tinderbox
Mon, Jan 22, 2018

A factory owner procures a licence to make a particular product. Except, he doesn’t — he gives different parts of the factory on rent to people who make what they want, with scant regard for safety norms or labour laws. Welcome to Bawana, where each day is a tragedy waiting to happen

Delhi fire: Day after blaze killed 17, Bawana firecracker factory owner Manoj Jain arrested
Sun, Jan 21, 2018

The firecracker fire was the third fire incident in Bawana Industrial Area Saturday. The other fires, in separate factories, didn’t result in any casualties, said police.

Crime Branch takes over case of AI missing painting
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

As per the FIR, the painting titled Flying Apsara was commissioned by Air India in 1991 and is worth Rs 25 lakh

‘Sexual assault’ of 4-year-old in class: Chargesheet names school officials
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

The chargesheet does not name the the four-year-old boy who allegedly sexually assaulted the girl by inserting his finger and a pencil into her private parts at the school on November 17, sources said

Woman and son bludgeoned to death at home, husband on the run, say Delhi police
Wed, Jan 17, 2018

DCP (northwest) Aslam Khan said, “It appears that the husband, Omprakash (35), killed his wife, Shoba, and son, Karan, and fled. We have set up a team to nab him.”

25-year-old woman, son found dead in Delhi’s Jahangirpuri; husband missing
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

A relative of the victims told police that the couple used to fight on petty issues.

Delhi horror: 15 bullets pumped into man in Rohini, dreaded gangster is suspect
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

DCP (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said the victim, Ravi Bhardwaj, was declared brought dead after being rushed to a hospital. “He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds,” Gupta said

‘LeT operative took on fake name, was hiding in Kashmir’
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Arif has been awarded a death sentence in the case. Police said a total of 19 persons were involved in the attack and that three are still on the run.

Decline in heinous crimes by 23%, car thefts up: Delhi Police
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

As per the data, cases of heinous crimes declined last year compared to 2016 — except a 41 per cent increase in online theft cases and 6 per cent increase in MV thefts.

18 years later, ‘LeT operative’ accused in Red Fort terror attack case arrested
Thu, Jan 11, 2018

Police said the bank account of the 37-year-old Bilal Kawa was allegedly used in the transaction of hawala money for terror operations at Red Fort as well as in Kashmir.

AMU scholar ‘militant link’: Two Jamia students questioned
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

The Jamia administration objected to the action. “It doesn’t make sense why police are so paranoid about particular universities,” said Jamia Media Coordinator Saima Saeed.

150-member Delhi Police team helps rescue abducted 27-yr-old
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

The accused made the first ransom call using the victim’s mobile phone at 9.30 pm to his father, wherein they demanded Rs 5 crore for his son’s safe release, which they later brought down to Rs 4 crore

Hardlook: The cult of self-styled godman Virender Dev Dikshit
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Behind the dozens of ashrams under scanner for forcibly confining women and minors is 75-year-old Virender Dev Dixit, who grew up obsessed with religious texts, resented his father, and shared a fraught relationship with women.

Birthday drive to dhaba ends in tragedy, five dead in accident
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

Chand's elder sister, Poonam, told The Indian Express: “His wife, who is pregnant, is yet to come to terms with his death. He too aspired to become an international powerlifter.” Yadav’s family, however, refused to comment.

Five powerlifters die as car rams pole in Alipur, one critical
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

The police is probing if the men were driving under the influence of alcohol as bottles of liquor and plastic glasses were found in the car.

Why is ashram founder Virendra Dev Dixit hiding if he’s preaching spirituality: Delhi High Court
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

The court also directed the agency to find him and submit a status report by February 5 on the cases registered against the godman.

For first time, Delhi Police to recruit from across the country
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

Of the total number of vacancies, 2,424 are reserved for women. The drive, sources said, witnessed massive enthusiasm by women applicants

Delhi Police arrest 21-yr-old for raping minor girl who delivered a child
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Police said that the girl was taken to the hospital by her father on December 25 after she complained of pain in her stomach.

LSD and hashish recovered: DU, JNU and Amity students held in New Year drug bust
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

For the last few months, NCB’s Delhi zonal unit has been receiving inputs about drug peddling and abuse in the city’s higher education institutes, officials said.

Delhi drugs crackdown: NCB arrests four students of DU, JNU, Amity before New Year
Sat, Dec 30, 2017

"Aniruddh Mathur, Tenzin Phunchog and Sam Mallick are all abusers of charas and used to get it from Gaurav," NCB DG S K Jha said

Men escape with businessman’s SUV after road rage exchange
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

“A team from Delhi Police was sent to check the vehicle. Further investigations are on,” said a police officer.

After 14-year-old complains of pain, family realises she is 8 months pregnant; POCSO case filed
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

Police said an FIR under sections of rape and POCSO Act against an unknown person has been registered at M S Park Police Station and that they have started investigation.

Doctor murder: Accused at large, Delhi cops hike reward
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

Police sources said that they might approach court to conduct a lie detector test on the accused’s parents since they suspect that his family members are hiding clues about his whereabouts.

10 FIRs against ‘Godman’: Police in a fix as women from ashram file cases against kin
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Police sources said that in 2016, a woman inmate had been found dead at the ashram. But during the investigation, “no foul play” had been found.

QR code system to be extended to private cabs
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

This will, in case of an emergency, enable a traveller to alert police about their location using the code, which will be pasted behind the driver’s seat.

What was missing: Cycle patrol, adequate lights, guards at the park
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

The security in-charge of the park, Om Prakash Mishra, claimed he has never seen police at the park. “There have been many incidents of guards being assaulted. But police have never acted on them,” Mishra alleged

Woman hacked to death in Delhi: Accused arrested with help of CCTV footage
Sun, Dec 17, 2017

DCP (northwest) Aslam Khan said Lalit Jain (36), his father Ved Prakash, brother Kamal, sister-in-law Swati and brother-in-law Nayan were arrested in connection with the crime.

Gang of online cheats duping people with fake cryptocurrency busted, say Delhi police
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

Police claimed that the arrested accused, identified as Narender alias Sonu, was part of a gang running a pan-India network, and that they have cheated over hundreds of people of money amounting to crores.

EC Bribery Case: Cops file supplementary chargesheet against Dinakaran
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

In the 40-page supplementary chargesheet, the investigators told the court about the role of Dinakaran in the case, police sources told The Indian Express.

MCD teacher death fallout of gang war between Delhi’s most wanted criminals, says police
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

On November 20, Deepak had stepped out of school to attend a call when he was shot five times by assailants in a car.

Mansarovar park murders: Security guard who ‘plotted’ robbery was against killing of women, say cops
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

Police investigation showed that his son Anuj and son-in-law Vikash did not tell him that they planned to eliminate his employers after the robbery. They had not even disclosed the date they would strike, police sources said.

Security guard’s son among seven held for killing four women at Mansarovar Park
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

According to police, Vikash, Anuj and their associates came to Jindal’s house around 2 am. Rakesh opened the gate and he took Vikash and Anuj to Urmila’s flat.

Accused switched off phones on day of murders, but recce gave them away
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

During the investigation, the Crime Branch thoroughly studied a one-month ‘dump data’ of mobile phones active in and around the house.

‘Jamia student spoke of suicide earlier too’
Thu, Dec 07, 2017

In her disclosure, police said, she claimed that their relationship had soured after Rizwan Khan turned “possessive” and “restricted her from talking to other men”.

Jamia student found dead in Sarojini Nagar, cops suspect suicide
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

While police said that prima facie it appears to be a suicide, the family has raised suspicion of foul play. No suicide note has been recovered so far.