Gujarat: SP to DGP, Anil Pratham’s 12 years as CID cop

Published on June 21, 2021 AHMEDABAD: On June 1, Anil Pratham, ADGP (women’s cell) of Gujarat Police’s CID (crime & railways), was promoted to the rank of DGP along with his 1989 batch mate Ajay Tomar, the Surat police commissioner. With that promotion, Pratham set a record of sorts — during his career spanning 31 … Continue reading Gujarat: SP to DGP, Anil Pratham’s 12 years as CID cop

Cops with medical degrees in Gujarat aid 2,200 active cases in force

Published on May 13, 2021 AHMEDABAD: Dr Karanraj Vaghela, DCP Zone II of Vadodara city, was at SSG Hospital on Wednesday morning. “One of our staff members is admitted here with Covid complications. The family was worried, but we assured them that he is on the path of recovery. We also witnessed a case of … Continue reading Cops with medical degrees in Gujarat aid 2,200 active cases in force

Rape cases rose by 16 per cent in Gujarat, 2.4 per cent in India in 2018

Published on January 10, 2020 AHMEDABAD: Gujarat in 2018 recorded a 16% rise in rape cases — reaching 553, from 477 in 2017. Sexual offences against children registered under the The Protection of Children From Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act rose from 1,671 in 2017 to 2,127 in 2018 — a 28% jump.  The figures were … Continue reading Rape cases rose by 16 per cent in Gujarat, 2.4 per cent in India in 2018