New York announces drive to combat heroin use

New York announces drive to combat heroin use

New York, June 12 ((Cnews)) New York authorities have announced a statewide initiative to curb the rise of heroin use due to heroin sales and related heroin drug overdoses turning a widespread problem across the US state.

More women personnel in Delhi police now

More women personnel in Delhi police now

New Delhi, July 12 ((Crime News):) Delhi Police has increased the number of women police personnel following the Dec 16, 2012, gang rape of a young woman in the national capital, Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi said

Notice to government, police on separate lock-ups for women

Notice to government, police on separate lock-ups for women

New Delhi, July 16 ((Crime News):) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments and the city police commissioner on a plea seeking separate police lock-ups for accused women in order to

NBW against accused declared ‘dead’ by police

NBW against accused declared ‘dead’ by police

...the case and submit the DNA report of the dead body that was shown as the accused’s body by the Ghaziabad police. Submitting a status report in the case, the Ghaziabad police told the court that

SC asks Delhi Police chief to probe assault on woman advocate

SC asks Delhi Police chief to probe assault on woman advocate

...Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice C. Nagappan as it expressed its displeasure at the lack of prompt action by the police commissioner in acting on its earlier order on an inquiry. The woman lawyer was assaulted

Bangalore rape fallout: Top cops transferred

Bangalore rape fallout: Top cops transferred

Bangalore, July 21 ((Crime News):) As a fallout of the alleged rape of a six-year-old student in a private school and other rape cases in the city, the Karnataka government Monday transferred Bangalore police commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar

Kerala’s CyberDome to fight cyber crime

Kerala’s CyberDome to fight cyber crime

...etrators continue to harass women and children. Chennithala pointed out that at present there is just one Cyber Police Station here. He said very soon, there will be a similar stations in Kochi and Kozhikode.

50 injured in clashes in Bengal over custodial death in UP

50 injured in clashes in Bengal over custodial death in UP

Siliguri, July 24 ((Crime News):) Fifty people, including 23 policemen, were injured here early Thursday in clashes with demonstrators who blockaded a national highway to protest a school teacher’s custodial death in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed

Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed

Kolkata, June 21 ((Cnews)) A youth died Saturday after he was allegedly thrown out of a running train near Diamond Harbour in the Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said. A Government Railway Police official

Six more UP district police chiefs transferred

Six more UP district police chiefs transferred

Lucknow, June 6 ((Cnews)) The Uttar Pradesh government has transferred six more district police chiefs and suspended four constables for laxity in duty, an official said. The transfers, which took place Thursday night, were done