West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.22

Cops unearth KLO bid to target traders

The recent arrests of two militants of Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) — a banned militant outfit — by the special task force of the state police has revealed the outfit’s pla...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Prime accused in Bhowanipore jeweller’s murder case held in Gujarat

He said the accused had frequently changed his locations, travelling across Odisha, Delhi, Maharashtra and Gujarat. Sharma, who the police said is from Delhi and worked in a share trading company, ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.02.22

Burrabazar jeweller Baid's murder suspect in Odisha: Police

Sources said the suspect was seen in at least three footage from Cuttack station and the compound outside from where he boarded the car. “The vehicle that took him to Bhubaneswar has been ident...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 19.02.22

Prime suspect in Bhowanipore jeweller murder was on job hunt in Kolkata

Shanti Lal Baid’s killer came to Kolkata in search of a job and the businessman had reportedly assured him of help, police said. Baid, 63, who ran a jewellery store in Burrabazar in northwest K...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.02.22

Burrabazar jeweller’s killer took Howrah to Victoria detour to collect ransom

By then, the police suspect Sharma had killed Baid at a guesthouse on Sambhunath Pandit Street, around a kilometre from the businessman’s house on Lee Road in south-central Kolkata. Sharma coul...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Student’s abduction: 2 TMC men held

 Two Trinamul Congress supporters and a third person have been arrested here for allegedly kidnapping a teenager and demanding a ransom of Rs 40 lakh from the family for his release. The arrests...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Kidnapped boy’s body in canal

Police early on Friday discovered the body of a nine-year-old boy, a Trinamul Congress gram panchayat member’s son, who had allegedly been kidnapped for ransom on the night of September 16 from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 16.09.19

Bundelkhand dacoit and in-law die in ransom gang war

A dreaded dacoit of the Bundelkhand region and his brother-in-law died on Sunday night in a shootout with another gang, apparently over a dispute over sharing the ransom amount the family of an abduct...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

3 more held for Domjur attack

Three members of a club in Howrah’s Domjur were arrested on Sunday for allegedly beating up the owner of a mineral water manufacturing unit and his guard after he refused to pay them Rs 1 crore.Gopi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.19

Ransom attack on trader in Domjur

A Howrah businessman was beaten up and his security guard left with a head injury allegedly after he refused to pay Rs 1 crore to a group of youths from a local club. Manas Roy, who has a mineral wate...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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