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Calcutta Police
Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Lockdown no bar for ‘big knife’

The app cab owner arrested for allegedly stabbing a woman in his vehicle had placed an order for a knife with a shop in Bishnupur in South 24-Parganas during the lockdown, police said on Sunday. The ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Please behave and help lighten police burden

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By Pradip Sanyal in

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Cops’ task no laughing matter

“The man was identified and admitted to NRS Medical College and Hospital. He is believed to have inflicted the wounds on himself,” said an officer of the south division. Several voices in...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Cop riddle: how to deal with feverish suspect

Police are trying to figure out  what to do if a person arrested is found running a temperature. In the absence of any clear protocol, police stations across the city have devised ways to keep t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Enforce manja ban now, HC tells police

Calcutta High Court on Monday directed police to strictly enforce a ban with immediate effect on Chinese manja and nylon and synthetic threads used to fly kites. Chief Justice T.B. Radhakrishnan and ...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Shop street empty early, robbers target bank

Robbers allegedly broke into the Lindsay Street branch of a nationalised bank when it was closed over the weekend and reached the vault after breaking three locks on the locker door, police said. The...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Bikers in mask pose as cops, rob elderly

At least four elderly women were robbed of their gold ornaments in the past 48 hours and police believe two men on a motorcycle wearing masks and posing as cops were involved in the robberies. The tw...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Dad recounts ‘fenk dunga’ threat

The father of two-year-old Shivam Sau who died after being flung from a balcony on Sunday evening alleged on Monday that neighbour Shiv Kumar Gupta had said he would “throw away” Shivam if the chi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.20

Biker dies, teen at Ford wheel held in Calcutta

A teenager at the wheel of a Ford Escort hit a motorcyclist at the crossing of JL Nehru Road and Theatre Road on Sunday evening, police said.Kanishk Khemka, 19, has been arrested on charges of causing...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.06.20

Gait gives away car theft accused

A doctor’s car that was stolen from a road in Bhowanipore was recovered after the gait of the accused, as captured by CCTV cameras, helped police track him down.The doctor, attached to a government-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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