Crime

  • Odisha: Minor girl raped by 14-year-old 6 hours 37 minutes ago

    Kendrapara: A minor girl was allegedly raped by a 14-year-old boy at Ghagara village the district, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night when the six-year-old girl was alone at her home, police said, adding, the matter came to light when the girl narrated her ordeal...
  • Mumbai: 44-year-old arrested for stalking woman advocate for 2 months 9 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: A 44-year-old man has been arrested for stalking a 26-year-old advocate in Mumbai. The accused is a slum dweller from Badhwar park in Cuffe Parade. He had reportedly been stalking the lady for the past two months. After being constantly followed, the woman had approached the police with...
  • Telangana: Media to be used spread awareness about crimes against women 9 hours 49 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Telangana government plans to partner with the print and the electronic media to spread awareness about effective implementation of legislations and regulations available for redressal of heinous crimes against teenage girls and women, it was officially announced on Tuesday. The special committee set up by the government headed by...
  • In flood-hit Srinagar, it's raining burglars and thieves 9 hours 51 minutes ago

    Srinagar: Leaving his family behind at a relief camp, Gulzar Ahmed swims every night to reach his house in inundated Gogji Bagh area and sleeps there to ensure that his belongings are safe. As the ravaging flood of Kashmir has emptied the city of its dwellers, the burglars in Srinagar...
  • Mumbai: MCOCA against four men who conspired to kill journalist Yesterday

    Mumbai: The crime branch of Mumbai police has invoked the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against four men, arrested for plotting to kill a Mumbai-based journalist, an officer said on Monday. The court has remanded them in the police custody till September 25. On September 6, police arrested Madanchand...
  • Afghanistan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape Yesterday

    Kabul: An Afghan appeals court on Monday sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault for an attack on an Afghan family driving home from a wedding just outside Kabul. The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated the death sentences given to two...
  • Chennai: Man held for forcing women into flesh trade 2 days ago

    Chennai: A 38-year-old man was on Sunday arrested for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour. Police said that Anand, owner of a massage parlour, was arrested and four women, hailing from Manipur and Sikkim, were rescued. He promised them jobs...
  • Visva Bharati molestation case: Victim quits university 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The student who was allegedly molested in the Visva Bharati University has decided to quit the university. She is currently completing exit formalities. The victim's father had lodged a complaint with the Birbhum Police. She was allegedly sexually harassed by her seniors. The victim's father had also accused the police and...
  • West Bengal: HC asks CID to probe disappearance of girl from Murshidabad 6 days ago

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday directed the CID to investigate the case of missing of a minor girl from her relative's place in Murshidabd district and asked the agency to file a progress report within 15 days. Justice Nadira Patherya expressed her displeasure at the non-progress in investigation...
  • Bangalore: Tuition teacher arrested for sexually assaulting minor 6 days ago

    Bangalore: A tuition teacher has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl in Bangalore. The incident took place last week when the tuition teacher called her individually to his house for a class and allegedly sexually assaulted her. The minor had been going to the man's house for tuition...
  • West Bengal: Visva Bharti denies allegations in harassment case 1 week ago

    Santiniketan: A day after filing of a police complaint by the father of a girl student of the Visva Bharati, who was allegedly molested and sexually harassed by three of her seniors, the university on Tuesday "unequivocally" denied the allegations. "Certain media reports of yesterday and today have come to light...
  • Dress decently to avoid sexual harassment: Police advisory in West Bengal leads to outrage 1 week ago

    Kolkata: A controversial police advisory has sparked outrage in West Bengal. Kankar Prasad Barui, the Deputy Commissioner of the Bidhannagar Police issued an advisory on how to deal with sexual harassment in public on his social networking page. The senior police officer has advised women to dress decently, avoid being...
  • Chennai Police to monitor crime reporters, keeping a tab on the press 1 week ago

    Chennai: Chennai police is monitoring crime reporters in the city to ensure that there are no negative news reports in the media. According to reports, an internal circular issued by the Chennai police has named 4 senior officials to keep a tab on print reporters and media houses in the...
  • Maharashtra: Man rapes 4-year-old girl; held September 7, 2014

    Gadchiroli: A four-year-old girl had allegedly been raped by a man in Desaiganj locality of the town, police said on Sunday. According to police, 32-year-old Waman Pagade, who was acquainted with the victim and her family, sexually assaulted the minor on Thursday. He has been arrested in this connection. Spotting that...
  • UP: Girl commits suicide after being raped September 7, 2014

    Bahraich: A minor girl in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district allegedly committed suicide after being raped. The incident occurred on Sunday morning. Police sources said that the class nine student immolated herself and died of injuries in hospital. The body has been sent for postmortem. The accused has also been arrested. ...
  • Child marriage worse than rape, says Delhi court September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, said a Delhi court while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age. Metropolitan magistrate Shivani Chauhan issued the direction while hearing a case...
  • WB: Mother takes son to police for raping minor September 6, 2014

    Canning (WB): A youth was arrested on a complaint of his mother for allegedly raping a minor girl near a school at Diamond Harbour in South 24-Parganas district, police said on Saturday. "Najir Seikh, a bus conductor, was arrested after his mother Ainur Bibi lodged a complaint with the Diamond Harbour...
  • Shiv Sena leader arrested on rape charges after victim delivers premature baby September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: In a shocking incident, Shiv Sena leader Vasudev Nambiar has been arrested for allegedly raping a 15-year-old school girl for over seven months. The incident came to light after the girl recently delivered a premature baby. She studied in the school run by Nambiar. He allegedly threatened to expel the girl...
  • French man jailed for phoning and texting his ex 21,807 times, 73 times a day! September 5, 2014

    A 33-year-old French man was sent to prison on Thursday after phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times, admitting that, with hindsight, "it was stupid". The unnamed defendant, who had made the calls to demand the woman thank him for fixing up their flat, was given a 10-month sentence -- six...
  • Delhi: Man beats 14-year-old boy to death for stealing a mango September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in Delhi, a 14-year-old boy was mercilessly beaten to death for stealing a mango. The incident took place in the new Seemapuri area of northeast Delhi. The child was reportedly playing in the park when the mango seller came along with a few other...
  • 92 women raped in India every day, 4 in Delhi September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 92 women were raped on an average every day in India and the national capital with 1,636 cases recorded the highest number of such crimes among all cities last year. According to figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the total number of rape cases reported in...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Rape survivor alleges the probe panel offered her bribe to take back the case September 4, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A rape survivor has alleged that the Special Investigation Cell mandated to probe the Muzaffarnagar riots had offered her bribe to take back the case. One year after the Muzaffarnagar riots, CNN-IBN revisited ground zero. "Investigating Officer Mala Yadav took me to the Malakpura camp and asked me to...
  • Noida Nithari killings: Court issues death warrant against Surinder Koli September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ghaziabad sessions court has issued a death warrant against Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14-year-old Rimpa Halder in 2005. It has sent the warrant to the Uttar Pradesh government for making necessary preparations for Koli's execution. President Pranab Mukhejree...
  • West Bengal: Girl escapes acid attack, accused arrested September 3, 2014

    Balurghat: A young girl on Wednesday escaped an acid attack by a youth after she refused to give in to his indecent proposals while travelling in a bus at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district. "The girl escaped when Mustak Sarkar attempted to sprinkle acid on her face from a bottle...
  • WB: Girl's naked body found, father alleges rape, murder; TMC activist arrested September 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The naked body of a teenaged girl was found besides the railway tracks in the Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal on Tuesday. The girl reportedly went missing from a kangaroo court convened by local Trinamool Congress leaders. Two people including a local Trinamool activist have been...
  • UP: Man allegedly rapes, murders woman in Kasganj, family says police not registering rape case September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In another instance of lawlessness in Uttar Pradesh, a woman was allegedly raped and murdered in the Kasganj district. The police reportedly reached the spot after locals informed them. The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem. Police have registered a case of murder. However, the woman's relatives...
  • Nagpur: 8-year-old abducted boy found dead, 2 arrested September 3, 2014

    Nagpur: An eight-year-old boy, who went missing two days ago, was found dead in a drain in Nagpur on Wednesday. The body was recovered with severe head injuries and two accused in the case have been arrested. The eight-year-old was the son of a prominent local dentist who was kidnapped two...
  • UN to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq September 2, 2014

    Geneva: The United Nations agreed on Monday to send investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on "an unimaginable scale", with a view to holding perpetrators to account. "We are facing a terrorist monster," Iraq's human rights minister, Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani, told the UN Human...
  • South Asian countries join together to combat wildlife crime August 31, 2014

    Kathmandu: South Asian countries, including India, have endorsed a statute to develop an action plan for the next six years for working collaboratively to fight wildlife crimes. The Second Annual Meeting of the South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network (SAWEN) concluded in Kathmandu on Friday finalising and endorsing the SAWEN Statute and...
  • 70-year-old priest rapes minor girls inside temple premises August 29, 2014

    Mehrauli: In a shocking incident, a 70-year-old priest was arrested from South-West Delhi's Mehrauli for allegedly raping two minor girls on Janmashtami. The priest raped the girls aged 6 and 8 inside the temple premises. He was arrested on the day the crime was committed. ...