With the country’s premier investigation agency witnessing an unprecedented battle between Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana, The Sunday Express charts the journey of the two officers — one who climbed the ranks unnoticed, the other flamboyant and high-profile — until their paths crossed at the CBI.
Surat Police Commissioner Satish Sharma said, “We have identified the suspect and sent our teams to Bihar to locate him. We have also made different teams to trace the accused in neighbouring areas... We have added sections like rape, murder, atrocity, and POCSO.”
Thanks to Gujarat HC order, civic corporations, police and Ganesh pandal organisers were forced to come together to stop the age-old practice of immersing idols in natural water bodies this Ganesh Chaturthi, thereby paving the green immersion model.
The roll revision drive is taken up by the Election Commission of India for next year’s General Election, and Gandevi taluka’s mamlatdar S D Chaudhary asked the police on Monday to pick up the three teachers and present them at his office on Tuesday.
Thursday night’s dramatic shootout at Surat railway station has put focus on lack of security and dilapidated infrastructure of one of the country’s busiest stations, which is being planned to be transformed into a multi-modal transport hub of global standard. KAMAAL SAIYED reports
People carried him on their shoulders while others showered him with rose petals, burst crackers and even invited a DJ to the celebration — all the way to his home where his parents were waiting for him.
While Laxmanbhai and his wife are both illiterate, they directed all their earnings towards the education of their four children. Sarita is a second-year student at the Arts and Commerce College at Chikhli in Navsari district.
Last month, when two young men were arrested in Surat for kidnapping and sodomising a teenage boy, police were not aware that the interrogation of the accused would reveal a string of brutal murders of unidentified persons that were committed in the city by them in the last one year.
On Friday, the police detained Kuldeep Gujjar, a cousin of Harsh’s wife Rama Devi, from Gangapur city in Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan. The accused have been booked for rape and murder and under anti-human trafficking laws.
Farmers and activists, who have jointly raised the issue with NHSRC say that they were given “no time” to prepare for the meetings nor are the railway officials presenting the report of impact assessment.
Last month, Surat woke up to a rude shock of over Rs 12,000 crore bank fraud, allegedly carried out by two of their own big names in diamond trade — Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi. A month later, Kamaal Saiyed, tries to find out if the fraud has made the world’s largest diamond cutting and polishing hub any less brighter.