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STF arrest man with Rs 50k bounty on head in Uttar Pradesh

The accused was arrested from the Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand.

Sep 11, 2019, 16:29 PM IST

Bihar STF recovers timer bomb, arms during anti-terror raids in Gaya

During the raids, the Bihar STF officials seized devices to make timer bomb and a huge cache of arms and ammunition.

Aug 30, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

The Special Task Force (STF) in Punjab seized 1 kg heroin, a Tata Xenon and money amounting to Rs 1.2 crore in a raid in Dinangar road of Pathankot's Mirthal village.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

STF nabs gangster wanted for 2017 bank robbery, murder in Gonda

Suraj, who hails from Pataudi in Haryana's Gurgaon, was allegedly involved in the Rs 50 lakh bank robbery in Gonda district.

May 08, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Two JMB members arrested from West Bengal's Murshidabad; explosives material seized

With Tuesday's successful raid in Murshidabad, the number of JMB operatives arrested in a month rose to six.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

JMB operative, conspiring to help Burdwan blast case accused escape from jail, arrested

Asif Iqbal is the second JMB operative to be arrested in a week. 

Feb 20, 2019, 08:01 AM IST

Kolkata Police arrest 8 with improvised firearms and fake currency

Acting on a tip-off, the anti-FICN team from STF intercepted eight persons at Kolkata's Narkeldanga area. 

Jan 13, 2019, 16:33 PM IST

Delhi: Special Task Force sieze 4.5 tonnes of red sandalwood, 4 arrested

The Special Task Force (STF) on Saturday busted an international red sandalwood racket arresting four people in Delhi. 

Sep 29, 2018, 19:12 PM IST

UP STF to probe scrap shop explosion in Muzaffarnagar

The blast took place when some people were breaking scrap in the shop, said Circle Officer Harish Bhadoria.

Jun 26, 2018, 12:02 PM IST

Kolkata Police's STF arrests man over link with Bangladeshi terror group

Omar Farooq alias Mohammed Aftab Khan was arrested by the STF sleuths from the Nepal border area when he was trying to escape to the neighbouring country.

Nov 29, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Bengal new terror haven? Fourth Bangladeshi national with Al-Qaeda links arrested in Kolkata

Sahadat Hossain, 26, allegedly charged a fee of Rs 5000 to crossover India – Bangladesh border

Nov 25, 2017, 07:43 AM IST

Al Qaeda front's two militants among three held in Kolkata

Three persons, including two suspected members of Bangladesh-based Islamist group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), were arrested on Tuesday from the Kolkata railway station, a police officer said.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:06 PM IST

BRD medical college toll rises to 1,304; non-bailable warrants against 7

College principal Dr PK Singh said, "On August 31, 16 children died, while on September 1, 19 others died in the NICU, general and encephalitis wards of the hospital."

Sep 02, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

Gorakhpur child deaths: College principal, wife taken into custody

Former principal of the government- run BRD medical college in Gorakhpur Rajiv Mishra and his wife were today taken into custody by Uttar Pradesh's Special Task Force (STF) for questioning in connection with the death of 60 children within a span of 48 hours at the hospital.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Ludhiana Police bust ATM robbers' gang

The police have also recovered Rs. 3 lakh in cash, three cars, nearly 300 passbooks and cheque-books, and press cards from two members of the arrested gang.

Aug 20, 2017, 20:11 PM IST

Over 4 kg heroin, pistol recovered near Indo-Pak border

The seizure was made after the BSF received an information from the Amritsar-based STF.

Aug 05, 2017, 20:29 PM IST

Two arms smugglers arrested in UP's Hathras, huge cache of arms seized

Two persons were arrested on charges of arms smuggling and a huge cache of firearms were seized from them by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) in Hathras district, the police said on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 21:18 PM IST

Bhim Army claims Chandrashekhar attacked inside jail, seeks probe

The office-bearers sought an early resolution of the issue and warned of launching a stir if their demands were not met.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:58 AM IST

Ola driver forges permit, abducts Delhi doctor, demands Rs 5 crore ransom from company

An Ola cab driver allegedly abducted a Delhi-based doctor, held him captive for two weeks and demanded a ransom of Rs 5 crore from the cab aggregator. The driver along with his three gang members was later arrested following a gun fight in Meerut on Wednesday. 

Jul 20, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

Chhattisgarh encounter between Naxals, security forces ends, search ops underway

An encounter, which was underway between security forces and Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur since Wednesday morning, ended without any casualties.

May 31, 2017, 12:05 PM IST