police encounter

51 killed, 139 injured in police 'encounters' since May 2021: Assam govt to Gauhati HC

Earlier, the court had ordered the government to file a detailed affidavit on the alleged fake encounters by the police. The court fixed the next hearing for July 29.

published on : 21st June 2022

Gangrape accused shot at by police while attempting to escape in Assam's Kokrajhar

The police had arrested the accused and he was being taken to a place where he had hidden the mobile with which with which he and two others had filmed the rape incident.

published on : 26th May 2022

Three criminals killed in encounter in Assam's Goalpara

The criminals were identified as Shahjahan, Nazmul and Sajal against who many criminal cases were registered.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Rape accused attempts to escape police custody in Guwahati, shot to death

He was being taken to the crime scene for further investigation when the accused reportedly attacked police personnel accompanying him and attempted to flee on Tuesday night.

published on : 16th March 2022

Six Maoists killed on Telangana-Chhattisgarh border

Among the six ultras, who fell to police bullets in a 30-minute gunbattle with Greyhounds of Telangana and Chhattisgarh police, were four women.

published on : 28th December 2021

Encounter was fake, arrest was illegal, says advocate

The advocate representing encounter victims in Disha case appealed for a CBI probe and prosecution of all police personnel involved, in addition to the departmental inquiry.

published on : 17th November 2021

NHRC chief cautions against growing instances of 'instant justice through encounters

The NHRC chief noted that the non-implementation of welfare schemes in the right earnest "leads to human rights violations".

published on : 13th October 2021

There were inconsistencies in firing orders: Mahesh Bhagwat

Meanwhile, Apporva Rao was examined by the counsel for the commission on the contents in the case diary related to the alleged encounter.

published on : 25th September 2021

Wanted dacoit gunned down in police encounter in Assam's Dhubri district

With the fresh incident, 25 accused have been gunned down and 39 injured in police encounters in the state under the Himanta Biswa Sarma government.

published on : 12th September 2021

Three dacoits shot dead by police after bank robbery foiled in Assam's Kokrajhar district

State police chief Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said that vehicles, tools, gas cutters, two pistols along with oxygen cylinders were recovered.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Meghalaya ministers, MLAs receive extortion notices days after police encounter of ex-militant

A probe has been initiated by the state police as a number of politicians got text messages on their mobile phones from the militant organisation 'demanding Rs 10 lakh and above as income tax'.

published on : 21st August 2021

Two wanted criminals shot dead in Khajuri Khas, weapons seized

Two wanted criminals were killed in a police encounter in northeast Delhi’s Khajuri Khas area, police said on Thursday.

published on : 13th August 2021

Drug dealer killed in police encounter in Assam

Acting on a tip-off, personnel of Khatowal police station led by officer-in-charge Alok Datta Gupta undertook a search operation at a house in Geruamukh area around 1 am.

published on : 8th August 2021

Wanted gangster killed, two cops injured in encounters in Uttar Pradesh

A wanted criminal, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his head, was killed while another arrested in separate encounters in Saharanpur and Ghaziabad districts of UP.

published on : 25th March 2018