Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: Nine held for rioting, assault on police personnel in Ulhasnagar

    Thane: Nine persons, including three brothers, have been arrested on the charges of rioting and assaulting police personnel at Central Police Station in Ulhasnagar in the district, an official said today. The incident took place yesterday when an estranged couple came to the counselling centre at the police station along with their relatives. The counselling centres at the police stations try to mediate between warring couples.

  • Man lands from Paris with bullet, arrested at Mumbai airport

    A 25-year-old man was arrested on Mumbai airport for carrying pistol bullets in his luggage while on his way to Mumbai from Paris. He has been booked under arms act. He landed in India from Paris at the CST International Airport in on Monday morning. During a security check, an official from the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) found a Blazer Luger 9 mm bullet, which is used in pistols.

  • Mumbai: Booked for carrying ‘trishul’, Radhe Maa still a free bird

    Mumbai : The small-time United Congress Party has accused Mumbai police of not taking any action against self-styled godwoman Radhe Maa alias Sukhvinder Kaur after a case under the Arms Act against her was registered at the Airport police station (Vile Parle, East) on March 21, 2016 following the directive of a Andheri court.

  • Mumbai: Now Shera seeks FIR against two

    Mumbai: Within a week after Salman Khan’s bodyguard Shera alias Gurmeet Singh, was booked under assault cases and Arms Act by DN Nagar police station, the accused has filed a one-page written complaint letter to Juhu police station against two people, including Ajay Navandar and Sebastian Walley.

  • Illegal arms dealer nabbed

    Indore: A gun runner was nabbed by the city police and a number of country-made pistols and cartridges were seized from him. The police were also able to apprehend customers who were purchasing the illegal arms.

  • Non-service arms to be sold under scrutiny: Supreme Court

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the mechanism for sale of non-service pattern weapons (NSPs) must be under ‘strict’ scrutiny and supervision of the authorities in accordance with the provisions of the Arms Act.

  • Notorious goon held with pistol

    Indore : A notorious goon was arrested by the MIG police while he was roaming around with a pistol, on Wednesday. He was booked under relevant section of the Arms Act and was being questioned by the police.

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    State takes refuge in remission norms to justify Sanjay Dutt’s release

    Mumbai : The state government has not reduced jailed actor Sanjay Dutt’s sentence, a senior Home department official has said, even as he made it clear that the actor would be released from jail on February 27, 2016, when he completes his term of five years. Speaking to the FPJ on condition of anonymity, the official made it clear that the government has only waived the penalty of four days of additional jail term

  • 14 absolved of the charge of working for SIMI

    Khandwa  : Fourteen people were absolved of the charge of working for banned Students’ Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) but five out of them were sentenced to more than three years of imprisonment and fined Rs 2,000 each under Arms Act. Additional Sessions Judge A Singh awarded three years of imprisonment to Wajid Shafi, Raqeeb Khan, Khalil, Abdullah Hussain and Babu Dominic under Arms Act. The police had claimed that it had

  • Police seize car, knife

    Indore : Police intercepted a car on Super Corridor and seized a knife from its occupant. The accused has been booked under the Arms Act. According to Aerodrome police, a patrolling party from the station intercepted a Maruti Swift car on Super Corridor on Saturday night.

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    Khan accused of misleading court, hearing on Apr 29

    Jodhpur: An application has been moved in Jodhpur court against Salman Khan accusing him of misleading the court by seeking exemption from appearance on health grounds in an Arms Act case related to the black buck shooting though he was reportedly working in a film during the period. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anupama Bijlani has admitted the application moved by Lalit Boda, the then forest officer who had registered the case against Khan for

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    Vicky Tyagi murder case: Charge sheet filed under Arms act

    Muzaffarnagar: A charge sheet for possessing illegal arms was today filed in court against an accused in connection with the Vicky Tyagi murder case here, police said today. Two cases under section 25 of Arms act have been filed in the court against the accused juvenile, who is lodged in Varanasi jail, police said.

  • In process of amending Arms Act: Centre to HC

    New Delhi: The Centre today told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process of amending the Arms Act to provide “severe punishment” for illegal licensing and possession of firearms. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also submitted that by way of a 2012 notification it has made it mandatory that unique identification numbers (UIN) be issued for every fresh arms licence as well as those being renewed.

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    Sanjay Dutt at home with family, awaits furlough decision

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who went to Yerawada jail in Pune on the end of his 14-day furlough but did not surrender and returned home Thursday, is at home here with his family, awaiting a decision on his request for its extension, his lawyer said.