Murders

  • Elderly couple found murdered at their residence 16-04-2014 01:57 PM

    Bodies of an elderly couple bearing serious head injuries have been found in Talwandi area in Kota, police said on Wednesday. 60-year-old businessman Rajendra Agrawal and his wife Geeta, 55, were found dead in one of the rooms of their house. A case of theft and murder is being suspected,...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Charges framed against five accused 15-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Charges against five accused in connection with murder of two youths during Muzaffarnagar riots were framed on Tuesday in a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar framed charges against five accused Mujassim, Mujammil, Nadeen, Jahangir and Furkan -- under various sections of IPC in connection with...
  • Maid murder case: Court grants interim bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh 15-04-2014 05:14 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, accused in a rape case, was granted interim bail by a court in New Delhi on Tuesday. Additional Sessions Judge Sarita Birbal granted bail to Dhananjay Singh till May 20, after the complainant in the case withdrew the rape charge levelled against him. The trial court...
  • Doctor mercilessly beaten to death over eve-teasing 15-04-2014 02:47 PM

    A 42-year-old doctor has been mercilessly beaten to death allegedly by three men, after the victim had protested harassing of his daughter by the accused in the Meerut's Inchauli area, police said on Tuesday. According to an FIR filed by his relatives, victim Indresh Parashar was attacked last night by...
  • Woman killed by husband, in-laws for failing to meet dowry demand 15-04-2014 02:12 PM

    A woman has been allegedly killed by her husband and in-laws over dowry in Bhokaheri village area in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. According to a case registered against the accused, the victim identified as Pooja, was strangulated to death by her husband Kapil Kumar and in-laws on Monday over...
  • Man shoots wife dead over suspected illicit affair 14-04-2014 07:45 PM

    Suspecting his wife of having an illicit affair, a 49-year-old man shot her dead at their home in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The incident happened late on Sunday night after a scuffle broke out between Rahisuddin and his 45-year-old wife Shabana, a senior police officer said....
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion 14-04-2014 06:56 PM

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma,...
  • Two held in connection with murder of BSP worker 14-04-2014 02:02 PM

    Two persons were arrested here in connection with the murder of a local BSP worker, police said on Monday. BSP activist Rajkumar was allegedly shot dead by two assailants, identified as Kapil and Sushil, at Shoram village in Muzaffarnagar district over some election related enmity after the Assembly polls concluded...
  • US woman arrested for killing her seven babies 14-04-2014 08:40 AM

    Washington: Police in the US state of Utah on Sunday arrested a 39-year-old woman for killing her seven infants over a 10-year period, the media reported. Megan Huntsman was arrested from her Pleasant Grove home and booked on murder charges, The Salt Lake Tribune reported. Huntsman's ex-husband, who is believed...
  • Mistaken identity: Katihar jail releases murder accused by mistake 13-04-2014 08:07 PM

    In a major goof up, the authorities of Katihar jail released the prime accused in his wife's murder case instead of his father who was granted bail in the same case by a local court, official sources said. The jail authorities released Krishna Singh, who is a prime accused in...
  • Brother-sister duo stabbed to death in Chena 13-04-2014 12:45 PM

    A youth and his sister were stabbed to death by some persons in Chena village in Bareilly, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when Virendra (25) and his sister Neeraj (20) were stabbed by one Mukesh and his accomplices, who forcibly entered their house. Both of...
  • Father beats son to death in Delhi 12-04-2014 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man was beaten to death by his father after he asked the unemployed man to find work, police said on Saturday. Vivek was spotted lying in a pool of blood by a neighbour at his house in south Delhi's Dabri area. He was rushed to hospital...
  • BSP activist shot dead, 2 people booked for murder 12-04-2014 10:23 AM

    A BSP activist was shot dead allegedly by two persons in Shahpur area of the district, police said on Friday. 50-year-old Raj Kumar was shot at on Thursday and was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him dead. Two persons have been booked for the murder and a hunt...
  • High Court pulls up Mamata for sharing stage with murder accused 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday pulled up the West Bengal Chief Minister for appearing at a public event with Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal who is a prime accused in the Sagar Ghosh murder case. Showing Thursday's newspapers to the state counsel on photos of Banerjee sharing dais...
  • FIR filed against Congress' Bengal chief in murder case 10-04-2014 07:23 PM

    A first information report (FIR) has been filed against West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress supporter in the state's Murshidabad district, police said on Thursday. "The FIR was filed late Wednesday night in connection with the murder of Badal Sheikh....
  • Three IRB personnel on poll duty shot dead by colleague 10-04-2014 09:39 AM

    In an incident of fratricide, three personnel of India Reserve Battalion (IRB) deputed on poll duty were shot dead by a colleague in Gumla district of Jharkhand hours before Lok Sabha polls began in the area on Thursday. Superintendent of Police Bhimsen Tuti said an assistant sub-inspector, a hawaldar and...
  • SC grants bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh to file nomination from Jaunpur 09-04-2014 05:58 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday granted temporary bail to BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh is accused of killing their maid, to file nomination from Jaunpur Lok Sabha seat in Uttar Pradesh. A bench headed by Justice B S Chauhan granted temporary bail to Singh...
  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down while recalling shooting 09-04-2014 08:01 AM

    Pretoria: A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last night of her life. Then he erupted in anguished howls and heaving sobs while testifying at his murder trial about the moments when he says he...
  • Relations with girlfriend Reeva sometimes troubled: Oscar Pistorius 08-04-2014 04:44 PM

    Testifying in his murder trial on Tuesday, Oscar Pistorius said he and girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp sometimes had troubles in their relationship but that they sorted them out, were in love and were planning a life together. Pistorius said he was "besotted" with the 29-year-old model when they started dating and...
  • Neighbour rapes and murders 16-year-old girl, sets body on fire 08-04-2014 12:10 PM

    In a horrific incident, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, raped, murdered and her body set on fire in a village in Etawah, police said on Monday. After raping and murdering her, the accused set the girl's body ablaze, police said adding the incident happened in Chandrapura Nihalsingh village. The...
  • Indian-origin honeymoon murder suspect Dewani extradited to S Africa 08-04-2014 07:07 AM

    London: UK-based Indian-origin businessman Shrien Dewani was on Monday extradited to South Africa to stand trial for allegedly plotting the 2010 murder of his Indo-Swedish wife while on their honeymoon. Dewani, 34, was put on a flight to Cape Town from Heathrow to face a charge for ordering the contract...
  • Musharraf ordered to appear in court for Bugti murder trial 07-04-2014 04:33 PM

    Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Monday was ordered by an anti-terrorism court to appear before it on April 21 in a case relating to the murder of Baloch nationalist leader Akbar Bugti. The court in Quetta directed 70-year-old Musharraf to appear before it, failing which his bail would...
  • SC discharges murder charge against Gujarat minister Babubhai Bokhiria 03-04-2014 01:33 PM

    Ahmedabad: In huge relief for Gujarat minister Babubhai Bokhiria, the Supreme Court has discharged murder charges against him. He was accused in the murder case of Congress leader Mulu Modhwadia. In 2005, Modhwadia was shot dead at point-blank range outside his house in Porbandar. A trial court order in 2008...
  • Forced to take medicine, man hacks his wife to death 03-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Forced to take medicines by his wife, a man allegedly hacked her to death and beheaded her in Muda Galib village under Mohammadi police station limits in the district this evening, police said. The man, identified as Mustafa, was said to be suffering from some mental aliment and undergoing treatment....
  • Jagannathpur: Nine year old girl slits throat of 5-year-old brother, arrested 02-04-2014 12:03 PM

    A nine-year-old tribal girl slit the throat of her five-year-old brother at Seldouri village in Jagannathpur block of West Singhbhum district. According to a delayed report received, the girl, who had consumed hadia (popular rice beer among tribals), in an inebriated state slit the throat of her brother, who was...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC verdict on Yadavs' plea today 02-04-2014 09:06 AM

    New Delhi: Twelve years after the murder of Nitish Katara, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav. A trial court had sentenced Vikas and Vishal Yadav to life imprisonment six years ago....
  • Head constable shot at by suspected sand mafia 31-03-2014 08:59 PM

    A head constable of Madhya Pradesh's Special Armed Force (SAF) was shot at and critically wounded by suspected members of a sand mafia near Morenaon Monday, police said. The bike-borne armed mafia members were escorting tractor-trolleys transporting sand illegally mined from Chambal sanctuary area and were on their way to...
  • Maharashtra: Two Youth Congress members arrested in murder case 30-03-2014 08:16 PM

    Latur: Two Youth Congress members in Maharashtra were arrested by the local police in connection with the murder of a female party worker. The two accused were arrested from Latur on Saturday night. According to local police, the victim had left with both the accused in the same car after...
  • Court sentences youth to death for raping, killing six-year-old girl 30-03-2014 12:06 PM

    A local court has sentenced a a youth to death in connection with the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. District Judge Om Prakash Awarwal awarded the capital punishment to Chhotkau (30) for raping and killing the minor girl in Semgatha village on March 8, 2012. The accused was...
  • 16-year-old girl found murdered in Meerut, police suspect rape 28-03-2014 03:09 PM

    A 16-year-old girl was strangled to death by unknown persons in Meerut district, police said. They said the girl had gone to fields to collect fodder on Thursday afternoon when she was attacked. Her body was found by a farmer. The girl's family members have said she had a piece...