Crime Branch

Crime Branch probe finds 3 forest officers linked to accused’s death

The incident happened in July 2017 when the accused forest officers arrested him on July 21 for smuggling teak wood.

published on : 7th July 2019

Varapuzha custodial death: Special prosecutor to be appointed

Sreejith’s family had held George squarely responsible for the police brutality. 

published on : 7th July 2019

Financial fraud: Crime Branch hunts for Malappuram native

However, the Crime Branch team has got hints about the Malappuram native, who is said to be the owner of the private finance institution.

published on : 4th July 2019

Four arrested by STF for smuggling leopard hide in Odisha

The Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch on Friday arrested four persons in connection with the smuggling of a leopard hide at Barkote in Deogarh district.

published on : 29th June 2019

Two arrested for shooting at journalist crew in Delhi's Barapullah

The accused, who have been identified as Tayyab Khan, 23, and Shahid, 20, are repeat-offenders in robbery cases.

published on : 28th June 2019

Dedicated Crime Branch wing for Excise Dept

Excise Minister T P Ramakrishnan on Thursday said state Excise Department would soon get a dedicated Crime Branch wing to inquire into special cases.

published on : 28th June 2019

Postal ballot case: HC asks Crime Branch to continue probe

The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Crime Branch to continue with the investigation into the alleged malpractice committed in the postal ballots for police personnel on election duty.

published on : 19th June 2019

IMA scam effect: Many other firms also under scanner, say cops

While IMA scam is being probed by a Special Investigation Team, the Central Crime Branch is probing 11 such companies.

published on : 14th June 2019

Crime Branch registers case against UNA office-bearers

The Crime Branch team that conducted the preliminary inquiry had earlier recommended  registering case against four office-bearers of the Association, including Sha.

published on : 12th June 2019

Bulk transfer of postal ballots to a specific address suspected

The declaration for postal votes by the elector might have been attested en masse, or individually by gazetted officers in the absence of the electors at the time of attestation.

published on : 11th June 2019

Postal ballot scam: Cops seek more time to complete probe

The Crime Branch on Monday approached the Kerala High Court for more time to complete the investigation into the alleged misuse of postal ballots meant for the police personnel on election duty.

published on : 11th June 2019

Balabhaskar associate’s statement recorded

The Crime Branch team probing Balabhaskar’s death recorded the statement of Prakashan Thampi, his former programme coordinator, now lodged in Kakkanad jail.

published on : 9th June 2019

Balabhaskar’s driver goes missing

The Crime Branch team probing the death of violinist Balabhaskar could not record the statement of the deceased musician’s driver.

published on : 8th June 2019

Promotion likely for Kozhikode Police Commissioner AV George

George’s detractors in the force say that the clean chit to the officer will lead to ceasing of departmental activities against him.

published on : 7th June 2019

Postal ballot scam: Probe report reveals serious lapses on part of police 

In the report, action against accused officers are recommended as the provisions of the representation of the people Act were violated in the case.

published on : 5th June 2019
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