Free Press Journal
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Bombay High Court upholds discharge of Vanzara, 4 others

    Mumbai: Observing that public servants discharging their duties in routine need to be protected, the Bombay High Court on Monday discharged Dahyaji Gobarji Vanzara and five other senior police officers from Gujarat and Rajasthan. All these officers were arraigned as accused in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide – Tulsiram Prajapati.The High Court upheld the orders of the special court, which had discharged Vanzara, Rajkumar

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    Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: No need for government sanction to prosecute cops, CBI tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it is not mandatory for investigating agencies to obtain sanctions to prosecute police officers, who create false cases and execute fake encounters. This is a significant stand taken by the central agency while challenging the discharge of two police officers in the fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his alleged confidante Tulsiram

  • Bhopal: ‘25,000 houses for the police in next five years’

    BHOPAL: “The state government is trying to provide each and every facility to the police officers and other employees. In coming five years the government will provide 25,000 houses for the police force around the state,” said home minister Bhupendra Singh Thakur in a function to inaugurate the housing colony at Idgah Hills, on Tuesday.

  • Viral Video: Passenger dragged off overbooked United Airlines flight

    Chicago: Video of police officers dragging a passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight sparked an uproar today on social media, and a spokesman for the airline insisted that employees had no choice but to contact authorities to remove the man.

  • Bhopal: NGO to fete cops for standing up to politicos

    BHOPAL: The morale of the state police force is at an all-time low and honest police officers are being harassed, alleged the convener of ‘Watch League’ Chandna Arora while speaking to media persons here on Friday. She added that the police force has become an ‘orderly force’.

  • Kim Kardashian unharmed after being held at gunpoint

    Paris: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who was here to attend the Paris Fashion Week, was held at gunpoint inside her hotel room.  “Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening (Sunday), by two armed masked men dressed as police officers,” Kim’s spokesperson told  eonline.com.

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    Case against Sikh dismissed as police fail to return turban

    Toronto: A Canadian court has dismissed a drunk driving charge against a Sikh man because police officers did not return his turban for over three hours after it accidentally fell off while he was being arrested. Charges of impaired operation and excess blood alcohol against Sardul Singh were dismissed because Peel Regional Police officers did not return his turban after it fell while he was being placed in a cruiser in Southern Ontario.

  • Maintain peace during Durga Visarjan, Moharram: CM

    BHOPAL: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, before leaving for his foreign tour on Monday, convened a meeting of top Police officers, where he instructed them that communal peace should be maintained at any cost in the state during ‘Moharram’ and ‘Durga Visarnjan’.

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    Hong Kong protest leaders to stand trial

    Hong Kong: Two Hong Kong students who initiated the “Occupy Central” protest last year will stand trial on Friday for allegedly obstructing police officers from performing their duties. Joshua Wong Chi-fung, the leader of Scholarism, and Nathan Law Kwun-chung, secretary general of the Hong Kong Federation of Students, were arrested on Tuesday and were accused of obstructing police officers during a demonstration in June 2014, China.org reported.

  • 36 killed as 40 inmates flee in Iraq jail break

    Baghdad : Forty inmates in a prison in eastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, have escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, authorities said on Saturday.

  • Palestinian knifeman wounds two Israeli police

    Jerusalem:  A knife-wielding Palestinian wounded two Israeli police officers today in Jerusalem’s Old City, the scene of months of tensions, authorities said.