Category: Crime

Crackdown on Fake News Spreaders :34 Booked in Punjab

(Chd,Pb)Crackdown on Fake News Spreaders :34 Booked in Punjab
Sedition case was registered on Friday against a Ludhiana resident
. As per DGP Dinkar Gupta , police have registered 34 cases so far, of which 27 were lodged between March 21 and April 6.
The Ludhiana resident had allegedly misled people about the availability of critical medical equipment besides “spreading hatred” against the state government
The DGP had earlier this month constituted a special team headed by a ADGP-ranked officer to monitor all social media platforms to check any instance of fake news or information.

BJP MLA Keche Booked for Violating Lockdown Norm

(Wardha)BJP MLA Ke che Booked for Violating Lockdown Norm
Maharashtra BJP MLA Dadarao Keche asked people to gather at his residence to get free ration on the occasion of his birthday
The BJP MLA from Arvi in Wardha district had allegedly announced he is going to distribute free ration to the poor and labourers on his birthday and asked them to assemble outside his residence on Sunday at 9 am.
Responding to his appeal, hundreds of people from Arvi town and nearby areas gathered outside his house in violation of social distancing norms and prohibitory orders.
Some local residents informed the police about the gathering.

Councillor Arrested for Obstructing Health Workers

(Hyderabad)Councillor Held for Obstructing Health Worker
The Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) and other health personnel were collecting information on Friday as per the directives of the administration and the councillor at Nirmal town in Telangana allegedly argued with them, saying information would not be furnished
Following a complaint by a health worker, a case has been registered on charges of obstructing the duty of a public servant and the Councillor was arrested,

Noida CMO Also Shunted Out Amid COVID-19

(Noida ,UP)Noida CMO Also Shunted Out Amid COVID-19
The Uttar Pradesh government has shunted out the chief medical officer (CMO) of Gautam Buddh Nagar Anurag Bhargava,
Bhargava is the second high-level officer to be shifted after the district magistrate was shunted out earlier this week after a meeting with chief minister Yogi Adityanath on the coronavirus situation.
A P Chauturvedi has been appointed as the CMO replacing Bhargava with immediate effect,
Gautam Buddh Nagar, including Noida and Greater Noida, has emerged as one of the hotspots for coronavirus cases in the country with 48 COVID-19 positive patients so far and has reported the maximum cases for any district in UP.
The company, Cease Fire, was on March 29 booked for endangering the lives of people and other charges on a complaint by Bhargava and has now been sealed, even as the local Health Department officials said that the source of infection to over 30 people could be traced to this firm located in Sector 135.

Trump Proclaims April as Sexual Assault Prevention Month

President of the United States of America, Donald J Trump
Proclaimed April 2020 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
Prez Trump Appealed
“all Americans, families, law enforcement personnel, healthcare providers, and community and faith-based organizations to support survivors of sexual assault and work together to prevent these crimes in their communities”.

Ambulance (102&108)Employees in UP Call off Strike

(Lucknow,UP) Ambulance Employees in UP Call off Strike
The association of ambulance employees in Uttar Pradesh has called off their strike following negotiations with the administration over their demands for timely wages and protective gear to guard against coronavirus.
Drivers’ went on strike on Tuesday afternoon but it was called off in the night following negotiations.
This is an emergency situation, and going on a strike at this juncture is illegal. But The issue has been resolved

12 K Fake N95 Masks @ ₹ 20 Lakh Seized from Bengaluru

(Bengaluru) 12 K Fake N95 Masks Seized from Bengaluru
12,000 fake N95 face masks were seized from a warehouse by the Central Crime Branch
The filtering masks have been in demand since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which has claimed 32 lives and affected 1,251 people in the country.
As per Local Police “So far, the accused has sold 70,000 masks at a cost of Rs 1.05 crore”
The warehouse in Kalyan Nagar was raided on Monday night and 12,300 fake N95 masks worth Rs 20 lakh were seized
There is a shortage of these masks in the market. Complaints have also been received by authorities that masks are being sold at exorbitant prices.

Four Inmates Escape from Ludhiana Central Jail

(Ludhiana,Pb)Four Inmates Escape from Ludhiana Jail
This came to the notice of the jail authorities at the time of attendance in the morning
The inmates have been identified as
Ravi Kumar (24) of Samrala ,
Suraj Kumar (23) of Sultanpur district in Uttar Pradesh
, Aman Kumar alias Deepak (23) of Mandi Govindgarh and
Arsh deep Singh alias Deepa (24) of Sangrur
Police have not ruled out the possibility of internal involvement.
It is the first jail break after the CRPF took over the charge

Dial 112 For Police Assistance During Curfew In Punjab

(Chd,Pb)Dial 112 For Assistance During Curfew In Punjab
The Punjab Police on Thursday announced a dedicated number 112, which would work as curfew helpline to address any curfew related policing issues.
Any person from across the state could dial 112 for seeking facilities like emergency travel to hospitals, supply of food, groceries, medicines, LPG besides ensuring hassle free movement of trucks carrying essential goods and delivery of goods through e-commerce platforms.

Yogi Govt Banned Pan Masala in UP;Covid 19

(Lucknow,UP)Yogi Govt Banned Pan Masala in UP
BJP Led Uttar Pradesh government banned manufacture and sale of pan masala, saying the move will help stop the spread of coronavirus.
The ban imposed on the first day of the nationwide lockdown is for an indefinite period.
As per Food Security Commissioner Ministhy Spitting pan masala can help in spreading Covid-19,”
The state had banned “gutkha” in April 1, 2013, she said.