West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

2 held over theft of dyke safety sheet

Two persons were arrested from the Sagar area of South 24-Parganas on Saturday for alleged theft of geo-synthetic textile sheets which are used by the state’s irrigation department to protect th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sagar

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Impostor cleans out aged man’s account

A 35-year-old man was arrested from his house in Asansol for allegedly duping an elderly man by posing as a bank official, police said. Rajesh Kumar Mondal, 25, had allegedly called up Baguiati resid...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Data operator held for stealing Kanyashree cash

Police have arrested an outsourced computer operator of a school in South 24-Parganas for allegedly stealing Rs 8 lakh meant for Kanyashree beneficiaries. The accused, Sandip Roy, allegedly replaced ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Joynagar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.07.21

Pharmacist held for vaccine fraud

A man who police said was a pharmacist attached with a primary health centre in Diamond Harbour has been arrested for allegedly procuring vaccines and organising small camps in people’s homes in...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Sonarpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.21

Turtles seized, one man held in Siliguri

The Bengal forest department on Wednesday seized 15 turtles from a bus and arrested one man who was allegedly carrying the animals for sale in Siliguri for the meat. The seizure and the arrest were m...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.21

Two held over extortion in Bimal Gurung’s name

Two Kalimpong residents were arrested on Tuesday night for allegedly extorting money in the name of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Guring from the head of a private education institution in Silig...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Techie held over murder charges in New Town

Police arrested a 29-year-old techie from Malda’s Kaliachowk on charges of murdering a woman with whom he was living in a rented apartment at Thakdari in New Town. Debabrata Poti was arrested o...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Seven arrested with lethal kite strings

Seven persons flying kites were arrested from Nadia’s Santipur on Monday for endangering public life, the action coming in the backdrop of a spate of accidents in the town over the past one mont...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

4 fake cops held with ‘POLITE’ van on NH10

Four persons, posing as plainclothes policemen, were arrested on Sunday morning by a team of Bhaktinagar police under Siliguri Metropolitan Police. The four, who had an SUV with them with a sticker t...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Heroin worth Rs 25 crore seized from biker

The Special Task Force of Calcutta police arrested a 36-year-old biker and seized over 5kg of heroin from him on Saturday evening, said an officer. The seized heroin is worth around Rs 25 crore in th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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