Category Articles: Crime

Love Jihad: Hindu woman killed and buried in Vadodara

January 31, 2023
Love Jihad: Hindu woman killed and buried in Vadodara

Vadodara: A Hindu woman who went missing ten days ago was found dead and buried in Por GIDC of Vadodara. A resident of Kherda village in Karjan Taluka, Ismail Ibrahim Parmar, allegedly choked his lover, Mittal Rajubhai Bavaliya, (35) to death and then buried her in the Por GIDC. The police have sent the body for post-mortem to Sayaji Hospital. The deceased married woman, who hailed originally from Bhavnagar, was living in Por GIDC of Vadodara. The Family and husband of the woman approached...Read More

Gujarat Police hold Lok Durbar drive against Loan Sharks menace

January 10, 2023
Gujarat Police hold Lok Durbar drive against Loan Sharks menace

Gandhinagar: Gujarat police is organizing a 'Lok Darbars' across the state starting Monday for a week to intensify the drive against harassment by loan sharks. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Harsh Sanghavi, announced the drive on Sunday. Public hearings are being held by police officers of grades PI and above in their jurisdictions to take legal action against money lenders who have been exploiting the poor and middle class by charging exorbitant interest rates. According to the state...Read More

Gujarat Police arrests 2 Africans for duping Women of Rs. 34 lakh

December 27, 2022
Gujarat Police arrests 2 Africans for duping Women of Rs. 34 lakh

Ahmedabad: Gujarat police arrested 2 African Nationals yesterday for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 34 lakh. The accused befriended the woman online and asked her to pay the money to get her gifts and foreign currency from customs. An official from Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Branch said, "Nigerian national Gift Olabisi Okafor (29) and her accomplice, Aka Gerard (32) from Ivory Coast, were nabbed in New Delhi on Sunday and brought here yesterday." Some other gang members are still on the run, he ad...Read More

Pakistani boat seized off Gujarat Coast with 40 kg drugs, Weapons and crew of 10

December 26, 2022
Pakistani boat seized off Gujarat Coast with 40 kg drugs, Weapons and crew of 10

Gandhinagar: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on the basis of intelligence input by ATS Gujarat apprehended a Pakistani Boat with 10 crew in Indian waters carrying arms, ammunition and approx. 40 kgs of Narcotics worth Rs. 300 crores. During intervening night of 25/26 December 2022, on a specific intelligence input, ICG strategically deployed its Fast Patrol class of ship ICGS Arinjay for patrolling in area close to notional International Maritime Border Line (IMBL). During early hours of Monday on 2...Read More

Jayesh Patel extradition case: Hearing concludes in London, Order likely in March 2023

December 22, 2022
Jayesh Patel extradition case: Hearing concludes in London, Order likely in March 2023

London: Jayesh Patel, a land mafia gangster accused of contract killings was facing an extradition trial in Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London which concluded on Tuesday. March 3, 2023, is set as a provisional date for handing down the judgement. Accused of being the mastermind behind the murder of Jamnagar lawyer Kirit Joshi in 2018, Jayesh Patel (43) entered the United Kingdom with fake documents and was arrested in London on March 16, 2021. Since then he is in Belmarsh Prison in Lo...Read More

Surat Police declares AAP leader Gautam Patel wanted; nabs 12 for Usury

December 20, 2022
Surat Police declares AAP leader Gautam Patel wanted; nabs 12 for Usury

Surat: Surat police nabbed 12 out of 14 alleged usurers and declared Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Gautam Patel as wanted. The police informed in a press conference that AAP leader Gautam Patel allegedly took Rs 4.50 lakh against the amount of Rs 2 lakh lent by him. The police seized a file of a plot of the cost of Rs 12 lakh. The usurers had allegedly lent Rs 19,51,000 to needy people. They allegedly took an amount of Rs 37,10,100 so far by charging an interest ranging from 5 per cent to 1...Read More

ACB nabs Talati Mantri of Juna Gram Panchayat in Bribe case

December 20, 2022
ACB nabs Talati Mantri of Juna Gram Panchayat in Bribe case

Bhuj: Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) Gujarat has nabbed Talati Mantri of Juna group gram panchayat in Bhuj taluka in a bribe case of Rs 9000. The complainant contacted the accused Talati Mohanbhai Gadhvi to get an assessment tax certificate and housing tax receipt for a new electricity connection. The accused demanded a bribe of 9000 to issue the same. The complainant contacted ACB as he was not willing to pay the bribe. The accused was found taking a bribe of Rs 9000 from the complainant du...Read More

ACB unearths Benami property of over Rs 3 Cr of former GPCB official

December 17, 2022
ACB unearths Benami property of over Rs 3 Cr of former GPCB official

Gandhinagar: Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat found Benami property of over Rs 3 crore of the then member secretary of Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) Anil Shah during the investigation. ACB booked the then-member secretary of GPCB Anil Shah in the case of having property more than his legitimate income (disproportionate assets). They conducted a search and found Rs 3.57 crore Benami property. According to ACB, Shah gathered the property of Rs 3.57 crore by misusing his position...Read More

Folk singer Devayat Khavad surrenders before Police in attempt to murder case

December 16, 2022
Folk singer Devayat Khavad surrenders before Police in attempt to murder case

Rajkot: A rural Gujarati folk singer, accused of a crime under IPC section 307 (attempt to murder), Devayat Khavad surrendered himself before the Rajkot Police. Devayat and two other accused were booked for attacking a builder with a pipe. He presented himself in the crime branch after 10 days of committing the crime.  Khavad has been arrested by 'A' division of Police. According to a police official, Khavad will be questioned and taken on remand to know the details about the other two accused ...Read More

Policeman fled form ACB trap with Rs. 1.5 lakh Bribe in Surat

December 16, 2022
Policeman fled form ACB trap with Rs. 1.5 lakh Bribe in Surat

Surat: An assistant police constable of Utran police station in Surat city escaped the trap laid by Anti-corruption Bureau (ACB) with ₹ 1,50,000 in a Bribe case. The complainant runs a business of sand and grit. The accused assistant police constable Raish Gulam Hussain seized his tractor filled with sand from the Tapi river and took it to Utran police station. He demanded a bribe of Rs 2,00,000 after calling the complainant, for not informing the mines and minerals department about the tra...Read More