CRIME

  • Mumbai: Two policemen suspended for arguing over jurisdiction after rape of a 5-year-old 2 days ago

    Mumbai: In yet another shameful incident, a five-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Mumbai's Antop Hill on Friday. Two policemen have been suspended after the incident. The girl had been sent out to buy groceries. At midnight, she was found on the road crying and bleeding. CCTV footage shows the girl...
  • Shraddha Kapoor's 'Crime Master Go Go' gift to dad Shakti 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Shakti Kapoor received a special gift from his daughter actress Shraddha Kapoor -- a coffee mug with the caption 'Release go go' -- as a tribute to his 'Crime Master Go Go' character from the 1994 movie 'Andaz Apna Apna'. The movie, which gained a cult following over the...
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa fears prosecution of entire family by new Sri Lanka government 2 days ago

    Colombo: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday expressed fears that the new government led by his successor Maithripala Sirisena might end up prosecuting his entire family, a day after his two younger brothers faced questioning by anti-graft investigators. "Next, it will be Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Namal Rajapaksa and...
  • J&K: All four convicts who raped and killed Tabinda Gani in Kupwara in 2007 given death sentence 2 days ago

    Kupwara: All four convicts in the rape and murder of 13-year-old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara have been given death sentence by a local court in Jammu and Kashmir. The brutal rape and murder took place eight years back in 2007 when the four men brutalised the teenager when...
  • Kupwara: Sentencing of four convicts in Tabinda Gani rape and murder case today 3 days ago

    Kupwara: Eight years after the brutal rape and murder of 13 year old school girl Tabinda Gani in Kupwara, a local court will handover the quantum of sentence to four convicts. Gani was abducted, raped and brutally murdered by four men in 2007 in Kupwara in Kashmir. The family of...
  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion 3 days ago

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Hyderabad: Businessman strangles his wife after she refused to serve him food 3 days ago

    Hyderabad: A businessman was arrested on Thursday on charges of strangling his wife, a former air hostess, after she allegedly refused to serve him food. Hyderabad Police arrested businessman Sachin Uppal and his friend Rakesh, who allegedly did nothing to prevent the crime. Sachin, who was being questioned for last three days,...
  • Railways gearing up to tackle crimes against women: Suresh Prabhu April 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Saturday said his ministry was taking several steps to prevent crime against women in trains. "We have a real challenge before us. Security of women during their train journey is of great concern to us and the Railway Ministry is taking various measures to...
  • RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan receives threat email, Cyber Crime Investigation Cell launches probe April 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has received a threat message on his email ID. According to Mumbai Police sources, the email was sent from a Gmail id. RBI officials have alerted the office of the Joint Commissioner, Crime Branch. The Cyber Crime Investigation Cell has launched a probe...
  • Bigg Boss contestant alleges rape in Udaipur hotel April 15, 2015

    Udaipur: In a startling revelation, one of the participants of TV reality show Bigg Boss has alleged that she has been sexually assaulted in a hotel in Udaipur. The participant, an actress, has alleged that she was raped in a five star hotel where she checked-in on April 11, 2015. She...
  • 800,000 children forced to flee homes in Nigeria: UNICEF April 14, 2015

    United Nations: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in a new report has revealed that at least 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast Nigeria between Boko Haram, military forces and civilian self-defence groups. The report, "UNICEF's Missing Childhoods", was released...
  • Protestors bypass restrictive laws with the world's first hologram protest April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A protest group in Spain leveraged the power of technology by organizing what is touted as the world's first hologram parading past the lower house of the country's parliament. The protest was against a series of citizen security bills which have been recently passed in the state that...
  • UN conference endorses India's concerns over black money April 12, 2015

    Doha: In a major push towards recovering black money stashed in safe havens abroad, a UN conference in Doha on Sunday endorsed India's suggestions on promoting global cooperation in fighting the menace of money laundering, international terrorism and cyber crime. The 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was...
  • Kerala: Parents marry off minor girl to moneylender; case registered April 12, 2015

    Idukki: In a shocking incident, parents of a minor girl hailing from a remote village at Nedumkandam in Kerala's Idukki district allegedly married off their daughter to a man more than double her age to clear off a debt taken from him. Based on the complaint lodged by the girl's...
  • Bangladesh hangs Islamist leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman for 1971 war crimes April 12, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh hanged Islamist opposition leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman on Saturday for war crimes committed during the 1971 war to break away from Pakistan, a move that risks an angry reaction from his supporters who called for a general strike. Kamaruzzaman, 63, of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central Jail...
  • Ola auto driver allegedly thrashes woman in Bengaluru April 10, 2015

    Bengaluru: An Ola auto driver allegedly thrashed a woman in Bengaluru. She has posted the image of the driver's licence, which shows the driver's name and address on Facebook. The woman has filed a complaint and the auto driver has been booked for outraging the modesty of a woman and for...
  • UP: 11-year-old school student dies after being beaten up by principal in Barabanki April 9, 2015

    Barabanki: Uttar Pradesh Police on Thursday detained a school principal after he allegedly thrashed an 11-year-old class 3 student in Barabanki. The student was reportedly beaten after he was found with a stolen pencil and eraser. After the student reached home he complained of stomach ache and began vomiting blood....
  • Goa Minister under fire over over comments on rape: Should insensitive ministers be sacked? April 8, 2015

    After reports of his wife Lata Dhavalikar's comments about Western culture causing rape, Goa Minister for Factories and Boilers Deepak Dhavalikar defended her statement, claiming his spouse has never been eve-teased because she wears sarees. CNN-IBN takes calls from across the country and asks whether insensitive ministers should be sacked. ...
  • Goa minister backs wife's comment, says she was never eve-teased as she wears sarees April 8, 2015

    Panaji: After reports of his wife Lata Dhavalikar's comments about Western culture causing rape, Goa Minister for Factories and Boilers Deepak Dhavalikar defended her statement, claiming his spouse has never been eve-teased because she wears sarees. Defending his comment the minister said, "It was an example that I gave. We have...
  • Fabindia MD, CEO didn't reply to summons in alleged voyeurism case: Goa Crime Branch sources April 7, 2015

    Panaji: Fabindia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer did not reply even after summons were sent to them and nine others in a case filed against the company for putting up a CCTV camera overlooking the trial room at its Candolim outlet, Goa Crime Branch sources said on Tuesday. The...
  • Gujarat: Gangraped woman files plea in HC to terminate her pregnancy April 6, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A woman, who became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by seven men, filed a plea before the High Court on Monday seeking termination of her pregnancy, stating that her husband may not accept her if she gave birth to the child. Her plea stated that she sought the...
  • Need to re-look laws on juveniles involved in major crimes: SC April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that there was a need to re-examine various laws dealing with juveniles involved in heinous crimes like murder and rape and asked the government to see whether necessary changes could be done to have a deterrent effect. The apex court asked Attorney...
  • Pakistan: Man kills family of 10 over marriage dispute April 6, 2015

    Islamabad: A Pakistani man is suspected of killing his fiancé and nine of her relatives after the woman's family appeared reluctant to give her permission to marry, police said on Monday. The 25-year-old suspect, who police identified as Gul Ahmad Saeed, had been on the run since murdering his parents, brother...
  • Man wanted in UK for rape, attempt to murder arrested by Delhi Police April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A 28-year-old man, against whom the Interpol had issued a red corner notice and was wanted for rape and attempt to murder of two young women in Scotland in 2012, was arrested by Crime Branch of Delhi Police in New Delhi. The accused, identified as Raminder Singh, was...
  • Don't send children to convent schools, says Goa Minister's wife April 6, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Minister Dipak Dhavalikar's wife Lata has waded into controversy after she asked parents not to send their children to convent schools even as she urged women to desist from aping Western culture, saying it has led to rise in incidents of rape. Lata, who is a functionary of controversial...
  • Maharashtra: 7-year-old boy allegedly sexually assaulted, set on fire in Bhiwandi April 6, 2015

    Bhiwandi: In a shameful incident, a seven-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted and later set on fire in Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. Three people have been arrested in the case. The boy has suffered 30 per cent burn injuries. According to reports, the accused was known to the boy. He was taken...
  • Crime against women: Telangana mulling setting up fast-track courts April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Telangana Government is "actively considering" setting up fast-track courts to deal with offences against women and children. Delivering his address at the joint conference of Chief Ministers and High Court Chief Justices in New Delhi, Telangana Law Minister Indra Karan Reddy said the state government is actively considering to...
  • Delhi: Two women thrashed inside police station; 4 cops suspended April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In an alleged case of police brutality, two Dalit women were purportedly beaten up by a sub-inspector and his subordinates inside outer Delhi's Rohini south police station, following which four police personnel on Saturday were suspended. The women, in their complaint, have alleged that the sub-inspector and some women...
  • AAP's Rakhi demands sacking of cops who thrashed 2 Dalit girls April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP MLA from Mangolpuri Rakhi Bidlan on Saturday demanded immediate sacking of the police personnel who had allegedly thrashed two Dalit girls inside Rohini south police station in outer Delhi. Terming the incident as "barbaric", Bidlan alleged that the girls were stripped and beaten up by both male and...
  • Crime branch team inspects FabIndia outlet in Goa April 4, 2015

    Panaji: Goa Police Crime Branch team on Saturday inspected the FabIndia outlet in Candolim where Human Resource and Development Minister Smriti Irani spotted a CCTV camera overlooking the changing room. Police officials took fingerprints and the person who set up the CCTV system was also present during the inspection. The Crime...