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TN transfers 'encounter' case to CBCID

Tamil Nadu police on Saturday transferred to the Crime Branch division of the CID, the alleged encounter case in which five men suspectedly involved in two bank robberies were shot dead in the city.

NRHC issues notices on killing of five alleged burglars in TN

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notices to Director General of Tamil Nadu Police and Chennai District Magistrate asking them to investigate the death of five suspected

Police claims bank heists breakthrough


Chennai Police released Wednesday pictures of a man suspected to be involved in the recent Perungudi and Keelkatta-lai bank heists.

The man is believed to have done a recce of the banks before the a

Shoot orders out against TN bank gang


Senior officers of the Chennai police on Tuesday said the six teams working on the Kizhkattalai bank heist have been given orders to shoot at sight if they apprehend the armed gang of robbers.

The po

Robbers flee with gold, burning eyes

A 28-year-old mother of two children from Tamil Nadu daringly retrieved five of the 18 sovereigns of gold jewels robbed from her at knife-point by a gang of three, after shocking the robbers by sprink

Robber’s autobiography lands him in police net

The robber-turned-author, 62-year-old Maniyan Pillai from Kerala, is again in the police net —rightly or wrongly.

Police say several cases are pending against him, but those close to him insist he’s

Delhi girl burgles uncle’s home to help her beau

A 21-year-old Delhi University student has been arrested for carrying out a theft of jewellery and cash at her uncle’s residence in central Delhi to help her boyfriend who was facing a financial crisi

Burglar robbed while he dozed off!

A carpenter, who had stolen Rs 2.5 lakh and some gold, was himself robbed of his booty when he was fast asleep at the Udupi bus stand in Karnataka.

Jagadish Achari had burgled the house of one Ramdas

'Hillary Clinton' robs a bank!


Our everyday masked gunman just went political!

An armed man wearing a Hillary Clinton mask reportedly robbed a bank in Sterling, in the US state of Virginia, escaping with an undisclosed amount of

Two get life for Brit-Indian shopkeeper's murder

London: Two men have been jailed for life in connection with the murder of an Indian-origin shopkeeper, Gurmail Singh, during a robbery at his village store in West Yorkshire.

Singh was hit over the

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