Punjab Police

Major terror plan foiled, Punjab police seize huge cache of foreign-made weapons

Punjab Police seized a huge cache of foreign-made pistols, and arrested a weapons smuggler with alleged links to Pakistan-based terrorist outfit and anti-India pro-Khalistani elements based in USA.

Jun 11, 2021, 18:16 PM IST

Kolkata: Most wanted Punjab gangster killed in police encounter

Punjab police gunned down two gangsters, who were involved in killing policemen, in an operation in Kolkata. Gangsters Jaipal Singh Bhullar and Jaspreet Singh, who were wanted in the murder of two Assistant Sub Inspectors in Punjab.

Jun 10, 2021, 10:28 AM IST

Jaipal Bhullar killed in police shootout, Rs 70 lakh, pistols, mobile phones recovered from encounter site

Acting on a tip-off, the Punjab police team with help from the Kolkata police shot dead Bhullar and Singh. Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta confirmed that both Jaipal Bhullar and Jaspreet Singh were killed in Kolkata. A team of Punjab police's Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) was involved in the operation.

Jun 09, 2021, 21:01 PM IST

Deep Sidhu, the controversial Punjabi actor, booked for violating COVID-19 norms in Faridkot

Sidhu was arrested by Delhi Police in February and April in relation to the violence during the farmers' tractor march against the central government's new farm laws on Republic Day.  

May 25, 2021, 09:54 AM IST

Punjab cop caught stealing eggs from unattended cart, gets suspended - Watch

Police personnel was found stealing eggs from a cart in Chandigarh's Fatehgarh sahib town.

May 15, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

Man arrested for sharing child porn videos on social media

Social media giant Facebook had complained to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) that the accused were sharing child porn videos through its messaging platform Messenger. Taking note of the complaint made by Facebook, the Home Ministry directed the cybercrime wing of the Punjab Police to investigate the matter. It was found that the objectionable videos related to child pornography were being shared by two brothers from Amritsar.

Mar 03, 2021, 09:13 AM IST

Border Security Force seizes heroin worth Rs 50 crores from India-Pakistan border

Trying to take advantage of a foggy morning, Pakistani drug smugglers tried to illegally transport heroin over the India-Pakistan border but were caught by the Border Security Force. Ten packets of heroin, weighing 10.5 kg, were dug out of a field between the international boundary and border security fence.

Feb 19, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

Arrest Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar by Jan 18, Pakistan's anti-terrorism court to police

Following the Palwama terror attack in February 2019, Pakistan's Punjab police had launched a crackdown on terrorism financing and arrested six militants of the JeM in Gujranwala, some 130 kms from Lahore. Azhar is facing the trial in this case.

Jan 10, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

Punjab Police nab two, bust drone module engaged in cross-border smuggling; probe on to unravel Pakistan network

Two members of a module using drones for cross-border smuggling through an international network has been arrested.

Dec 15, 2020, 18:15 PM IST

Suresh Raina thanks Punjab Police, CM Amarinder Singh after arrests in kins’ murder case

CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced that the case of attack and murder involving cricketer Suresh Raina’s kin has been solved with the arrest of three members of an inter-state gang of robber-criminals.

Sep 16, 2020, 18:21 PM IST

Punjab spurious liquor tragedy: 25 arrested, 7 excise officials, six policemen suspended; death toll reaches 86

As the death toll in the hooch tragedy rose to 86, the Punjab Police on Saturday arrested 17 more persons in a massive crackdown spanning more than 100 raids in the three affected districts of Amritsar Rural, Gurdaspur and Tarn Taran, along with several other places in and around Rajpura and Shambhu border. 

Aug 01, 2020, 20:54 PM IST

Death toll in Punjab spurious liquor tragedy rises to 57; magisterial probe ordered, ten arrested

Huge quantity of spurious liquor, drums, storage cans etc were also recovered from the arrested.

Aug 01, 2020, 17:35 PM IST

Punjab spurious liquor tragedy toll reaches 21, CM Amarinder Singh orders magisterial probe

Even as at least 21 persons died due to alleged consumption of spurious liquor in Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts of Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry led by the Jalandhar Divisional Commissioner into the matter.

Jul 31, 2020, 16:10 PM IST

Punjab Police issues alert on online fraud linked to coronavirus COVID-19 relief package

Punjab Bureau of Investigation also exhorted public not to forward any news or links without verifying the authenticity.

Jul 25, 2020, 21:44 PM IST

Drug racket operating across 11 states busted in Punjab's Barnala; 20 arrested, Rs 70 lakh, 5 vehicles seized

As per the release, the Barnala Police carried out the operation for over eight weeks under the supervision of SSP Barnala Shri Sandeep Goel. 

Jul 24, 2020, 10:22 AM IST

BSF jawan arrested by Punjab police in drug smuggling case

Arms and ammunition have also been recovered from the personnel, a resident of Gurdaspur district in Punjab.

Jul 12, 2020, 12:00 PM IST

Two Pakistan-backed Khalistani operatives held in Punjab, says police

The police added that a German-made MP5 sub-machine gun, a 9 mm pistol with 4 magazines and two mobile phones were also seized from them.

Jun 19, 2020, 18:23 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh ATS, Punjab Police arrest wanted Khalistani terrorist in Meerut

In a joint operation, Punjab Police and Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested a wanted Khalistani terrorist from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut on Saturday (May 30). According to police, the Khalistani terrorist identified as Tirath Singh is highly radicalised.

May 31, 2020, 08:34 AM IST

Punjab Police arrests top drug smugglers with Hizbul Mujahideen links from Sirsa

According to the police, the brothers — Ranjeet Rana and Gagandeep Rana — work for Hizbul terrorist Hilal Ahmed.

May 09, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

Punjab: Jalandhar Police caught youth for dragging ASI

A car driver dragged an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) as the officer clung to the car's bonnet at Milk Bar Chowk in Jalandhar.

May 02, 2020, 12:00 PM IST