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Hong Kong police arrest defiant Tiananmen Square vigil leaders

The Hong Kong Alliance is best known for organizing candlelight vigils in Hong Kong on the anniversary of China’s bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989 Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested four leaders of the group that organized the city’s annual Tiananmen Square commemorations after they refused to […]

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Honour for police officers

Honour for police officers Additional DGP (Women Safety, (I/C SHE Teams and Bharosa)) Swati Lakra along with DCP (Jangaon) in Warangal Commissionerate Banda Sreenivasa Reddy were two senior police officers from Telangana chosen for the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service on the occasion of 75th Independence Day. The Central Government on Saturday announced the […]

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No private parties at police stations, says Sood

Guidelines follow emergence of video of policeman’s birthday celebrations at station Taking strong exception to incidents of police officers participating in parties with anti-social elements which are affecting the reputation of the force, DG & IGP Praveen Sood has directed police officers not to allow any private functions at the station or invite members of […]

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Hong Kong police arrest man for booing anthem

He also waved colonial-era Hong Kong flag. Hong Kong police have arrested a man accused of booing the Chinese national anthem while watching an Olympic event at a mall. The 40-year-old man was allegedly waving colonial-era Hong Kong flags and booing, while urging others to join him in insulting the national anthem, according to a […]

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Chennai police arrest woman for stealing from patients

Triplicane Police have arrested a 27-year-old woman who allegedly stole gold and silver jewellery from patients at Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children. According to police, K. Ramu, 32 of Kovilambakkam admitted his wife at the hospital for delivery on Wednesday. He kept his wife’s gold chain, weighing 41 grams, and 250 grams […]

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Police crack down on psychotropic drug peddlers

In the past two weeks, the police have arrested nine drug peddlers, who allegedly sold psychotropic tablets to juveniles in north Chennai, especially Washermenpet. Over 20,000 nitrazepam and tapentadol tablets, along with marijuana, were recovered from them. While nitrazepam is used to treat anxiety disorder and insomnia, tapentadol is an opioid pain medication. The police […]

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Police on high alert in Bhadrachalam Agency

Maoists observe Martyrs’ Memorial Week Surprise vehicle checks were conducted by the police at various border points in Bhadrachalam Agency on Wednesday as part of stepped-up vigil to scuttle attempts, if any, by Maoists to carry out attacks targeting vital installations during the outlawed outfit’s Martyrs’ Memorial Week, which began on Wednesday. Dummugudem mandal, which […]

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Nigerian national arrested with 2.2 kg amphetamine in Coimbatore

The seized contraband is worth around ₹1.10 crore; Narcortics Control Bureau said the arrested individual was the kingpin of a drug syndicate The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) seized 2.235 kg of amphetamine from a Nigerian national in Coimbatore on Sunday. The seized contraband is worth around ₹1.10 crore. The arrested foreigner, Egwin Kingsley (42), was […]

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Gang rape case: police visit Kerala to question woman

A special team from Dindigul district led by Additional Deputy Superintendent of Police (ADSP) has gone to Kannur district in Kerala to probe the allegation of a 40-year-old woman that she was gang-raped in Palani on June 19, said DIG of Police (Dindigul Range) B. Vijayakumari in Palani on Tuesday. Addressing mediapersons, accompanied by Superintendent […]