Pinto Deepak

Twin blast verdict: ‘Fragile’ evidence led to the acquittal of accused

A ‘fragile piece of evidence’ produced by the prosecution against Mohd Sadiq Israr Ahmed led to his acquittal in the 2007 twin blast cases. 

15 Sep 2018

Hyderabad twin bomb blast: Two get death sentence, one awarded life imprisonment

Two other accused, Farooq Sharfuddin and Sadiq Ahmed Sheikh, were acquitted for lack of evidence while the fate of a fifth accused will be decided next week.

11 Sep 2018

Two of five accused found guilty in 2007 Hyderabad twin bomb blasts case

Two more accused, Farooq Sharfuddin Ahmed and Sadiq Israr Ajmed were acquitted. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced next Monday.

04 Sep 2018

Literature and hard disks seized from Varavara Rao’s residence; three of his associates also raided

While the three others whose houses were raided are closely associated with Rao -- Satyanarayana and Kurmanath are married to his daughters Pavana and Anala -- they were not arrested.

29 Aug 2018

Minds of murderers: How a few men terrorised and shook an entire city

The twin blasts that rocked the city on August 25, 2007, was a meticulously planned terror attack is proved by the fact that the perpetrators of the crime had conducted recce of more than ten crowded

26 Aug 2018

Are cops aware of amendments to Section 41 of CrPC?

Recent memo from DGP office tells officials to pay attention to the amendments

25 Aug 2018

Hopes & dreams of two families bite the dust

Railway employee Baburao is welcomed home every evening by the laughter and chattering of his three children.

23 Aug 2018

Distraught mom of kidnapped six-year-old kept searching for Ayush on Secunderabad Railway Station

She had moved to Hyderabad recently, along with her children, in search of livelihood

21 Aug 2018

Arrested Hyderabad youths were ‘strangers’ in their vicinity

Mohammed Basith, held for his suspected ISIS links, lived in isolation in his locality.

13 Aug 2018

Search for a place to defecate leaves seven-year-old road-rage victim on Hyderabad street

Solanki Saloni Grace had crossed the road to relieve herself, in a city that boasts of being “Open Defecation Free”. 

01 Aug 2018

‘Gold paste almost impossible to detect’

Without specific intelligence, detecting gold smuggled in the form of paste is next to impossible. Even advanced body scanners cannot detect the material.

23 Jul 2018

Hyderabad police to patrol on bicycles, plan to ‘reach every corner’

After cars and bikes, the policemen in Hyderabad will now be seen riding a bicycle while on patrolling duty.

22 Jul 2018

Conman Talvinder would drug his victims, used spoils on sex workers

Though a conman, he was a man of ‘choice and taste,’ Talvinder Singh alias Amanweet Pal Sidhu targeted only women for his victims.

21 Jul 2018

Even Big Brother can be blinded: Perps now destroy CCTV cameras

Surveillance can be useless when the cameras are visible, vulnerable and badly placed.

21 Jul 2018

US-returned Robotics graduate cheated hotels and cabbies in metros

A US-returned robotics graduate, who was arrested by Rachakonda police on Tuesday for cheating mobile phone sellers through NEFT transaction frauds, is believed to be wanted in many other states.

19 Jul 2018