Mahender Singh Manral

Articles By Mahender Singh Manral

At centre of robberies in Delhi, a love story

“On February 10, Abbas met Ahmed’s sister-in-law and fell in love with her. In order to be close to her, he befriended Ahmed and left his job at a bakery to join the gang. The woman was married and her husband too was a part of the gang,” said a police officer investigating the case.

To check street crime, Delhi police chief starts meeting SHOs

In a recent crime review meeting, Patnaik is also learnt to have taken a stern view of police “failure” in two particular incidents — one from Mandoli Chowk and another from Dwarka, where a gang war-related firing was witnessed in broad daylight.

Delhi robberies: Kingpin rented homes, kept rotating gang members, says probe

According to police, Ahmed is the kingpin of the gang that committed a slew of gunpoint robberies in New Friends Colony, Model Town, Patel Nagar and Pandav Nagar in the past month. While two of his associates have been arrested, Ahmed and three others are absconding.

Delhi: With arrest of 2 men, police claim to have solved string of robberies

So far, police have attributed at least 22 robberies to the gang’s leader, 23-year-old Burhan Ahmed, though the figure is expected to be higher.

Since May, 3 men have Delhi Police chasing shadows

CCTV footage collected from Patel Nagar, Model Town, New Friends Colony, Pandav Nagar and Adarsh Nagar corroborates this, and shows two of the men with their faces covered with a cloth, and the third wearing a helmet.

Police make arrests in Old Delhi’s ‘temple vandalism’, keep tight vigil

The area has been tense since Sunday night, when an argument over a parking spot spiralled into a communal flare-up. 

Parking row sparks communal flare-up, alert across Old Delhi

According to police, while the initial incident took place in Hauz Qazi, on Monday, several shops remained shuttered in Chandni Chowk and Chawri Bazar.

Solanki murder, Case No. 32/11: 8 probe officers in 8 years

How accused Raju Gehlot gave police the slip: Bought 15 phones, kept changing locations.

Vasant Vihar triple murder: Breakthrough after cell briefly switched on

The breakthrough came after the inter-state cell (ISC) of Crime Branch found that the victim Vishnu Mathur’s missing phone was switched on for a minute in Gurgaon on June 23.

Delhi: Inspector who first probed case kept in touch with accused kin

For the last three days, Sharma had been on leave, and was planning to go out of station when he received a call from Gehlot’s relative on Wednesday morning. The relative informed him that Gehlot called his mother on Tuesday and told her that he was admitted in a hospital.

Had changed identity: Untraced till date, accused in 2011 Neetu Solanki murder dies in Gurgaon

According to police, the accused had been working with an automobiles company for the last seven years after changing his identity. He was hospitalised with a liver ailment recently.

Delhi Triple murder: Police tackle switched off phones, India-Afghanistan match as alibi

According to police, footage from near the home of Vishnu Mathur (80) and his wife Shashi Mathur (75) shows two people of the same build as the detained suspects arriving at their home around 11 pm Saturday and leaving around 2 am on a motorcycle.

Sexual harassment case: Delhi Police reinstate husband, kin of CJI complainant

In an affidavit, the woman had alleged that the two men were suspended soon after her termination as a Supreme Court staffer.

Minister V K Singh calls ex-aide a fraud, had fulsome praise last year

Records show that the Minister appointed his former aide after he had been arrested in a forgery case; praised him, recommended him for a position in a UP BJP trade body and even asked for action against police officers who had once booked the aide for alleged cheating and forgery.

Eight cops involved in North Delhi clash have 3-month experience, police probe finds

The violence, which broke out after the tempo bumped into a police van, had prompted the Home Ministry to seek a report from the police chief.

Mukherjee Nagar fallout: Home Ministry seeks report, three cops booked for assault

Sources said initial findings of an inquiry conducted by the JCP (northern range) has found “negligence and unprofessional behaviour” on the part of some personnel.

Cops sleeping, undertrial jumps off train to escape

According to police, the prisoner, Salman alias Daant Tuta, a resident of Bhajanpura, is a class VI dropout. Police said he was involved in snatching incidents in Hyderabad, and avoided detection by travelling in flights.

‘Missing’ files in Ishrat Jahan case: Delhi cops seek nod to summon MHA officials

The “missing” documents pertain to a second affidavit filed by the MHA under the UPA government in the Gujarat High Court on September 29, 2009.

Delhi Police legal cell asks depts to fix issues with ‘overseas processes’

The letter stated that the South East District, IGI Airport and Crime Branch were especially falling behind, and asked all departments to keep some points in mind.

Delhi: Man forges police seal to get security, chargesheeted

During its probe, police said the CP office was asked if it received such a representation, and samples of the rubber stamp were taken, which showed the complaint was never received.