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Tag Archives: Scotland Yard

UK court orders British-Indian stolen car dealer to payback £1.4m

LONDON: British Indian Chirag Patel, who handled 19 high-value stolen vehicles and set up a rentals company, has been ordered to pay back over £1 million pounds after being convicted and jailed for eight years. Patel, 40, has to pay back £1,369,661.90 after being subject to a confiscation order under ...

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Scotland Yard Twitter and emails hacked

LONDON’s Metropolitan Police apologised Saturday after its Twitter, emails and news pages were targeted by hackers and began pumping out a series of bizarre messages. After a series of messages late Friday that read simply “test” or seemingly random letters, the police sites began using foul language with anti-police sentiment ...

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Scotland Yard’s first Indian-origin counter-terror chief wins award in UK

MANCHESTER: Scotland Yard’s first Indian-origin counter-terrorism chief has won the Asian Achievers’ Award in the Uniformed and Civil Services category for his contribution to policing in the UK. Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, who is the Metropolitan Police’s National Lead for Counter Terrorism and the Head of the Met Police’s Specialist ...

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Pakistani businessman arrested by Scotland Yard on US request

LONDON: Scotland Yard has said that it arrested Pakistani businessman Jabir Motiwala on the extradition request filed by the American government in relation to allegations of conspiracy to commit blackmail, import class A drugs and money laundering in the USA. The police told this scribe that the arrest of 52-years-old ...

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British-Pakistani woman becomes detective superintendent in Scotland Yard

LONDON: Scotland Yard has appointed its first Muslim and Asian woman Shabnam Chaudhri as a detective superintendent of police, a private media outlet reported on Tuesday. British-Pakistani Chaudhry, hailing from Karachi, moved to London with her family when she was two years old. In recognition of her “outstanding contribution” to fighting ...

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Man dies in triple stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station

LONDON: A man has died and two others have been injured in a stabbing outside Parsons Green Tube station. Police were called at 7.37pm on Monday to reports of an incident outside the Underground station, where 30 people were injured in a terror attack last month. One man died at ...

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Theresa May scolds Trump for terror tweets on London attack

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for claiming suspects in Friday’s London train blast were known to police. “I never think it’s helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation,” she said. Trump described the attackers in a tweet as “loser ...

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Man hands himself in over acid attack on model Resham Khan

LONDON: A man has handed himself in to police in connection with an acid attack that left an aspiring model and her cousin with life-changing injuries. John Tomlin, 24, was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm with intent over the alleged attack in Newham, east London, on June 21. Resham ...

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Woman shot by police during terror raid in London

  LONDON: A woman in her twenties has been shot by police and four people arrested during terror raids in London and Kent. The injured suspect is being held under police guard after being rushed to hospital in a serious condition following the swoop at a north London address. Police ...

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Interpol receives red warrant request for MQM founder

LONDON: Interpol has received Federal Investigation Agency’s request regarding red warrant for the London-based founder of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). According to sources, the request for red warrant was received at Interpol headquarters located in Lyon, France. The document also included copy of a court order declaring the MQM founder a ‘fugitive’. The ...

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