Murders

  • Encounter on with molesters who killed woman, says Meghalaya police June 5, 2014

    The Meghalaya police on Thursday morning said that an encounter was on with the terrorists who allegedly blew up a woman's head for resisting alleged molestation. Meghalaya DGP PJP Hanaman said that the encounter began on Thursday morning after the terrorists involved in the brutal crime were identified. "The camps were...
  • Pune youth murder: 'The first wicket has fallen', said an SMS by the accused June 5, 2014

    Pune: The Pune police have arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating a 24-year-old IT professional to death in Pune on Monday in a suspected hate crime. Some of those arrested have been charged with murder. Hindu Rashtra Sena leader...
  • Three villagers killed by Maoists on suspicion of being police informers June 4, 2014

    Three villagers were shot dead allegedly by Maoists, who suspected that the trio was working against the banned outfit at Jojo in Khunti district, police said. The deceased identified as Dubraj Manki, Nagi Manki and Surya Hansda were gunned down by the rebels suspecting them of being involved in anti-Maoist activities...
  • Meghalaya: Woman resists molestation, terrorists blow up her head June 4, 2014

    In a shocking incident in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, alleged terrorists shot a woman at point blank range for resisting their attempts to molest her outside her home on Tuesday evening. The Meghalaya police said the woman's five children, locked up in the house along with their father by...
  • Badaun gangrape: US, UN 'horrified' at reports of violence against women in India June 4, 2014

    The United States has said it is "horrified" at reports of sexual violence and murders in India and it also applauded the role of individuals, government officials and civil society groups working to protect the survivors. "Like so many in India, we were horrified to learn of these violent sexual assaults...
  • Youth kills woman after she opposes his marriage with her daughter June 3, 2014

    Ghaziabad: A woman was allegedly murdered by a 24-year-old youth after she rejected his marriage proposal for her daughter, police said on Tuesday. The accused Surendra, working as a mechanic, was acquainted with the family of the deceased Madhu (40) and was pressurising her daughter to marry him. He even visited...
  • CBI files FIR in Narendra Dabholkar murder case June 3, 2014

    Nearly a month after the Bombay High Court transferred to CBI the probe into the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune last year, the central agency on Tuesday registered an FIR against unknown persons. "We have registered an FIR in the Dabholkar murder case under section 120b (criminal conspiracy)...
  • Three arrested for youth's murder in Indore June 3, 2014

    Three persons were arrested on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a youth in Indore over a dispute, police said. With the arrest of Ravi (22), Raju (20) and Nanuram (25), the number of persons arrested so far for murdering Nitin Rathore (26) has reached five, while two others, namely Hari...
  • Triple murder suspect held in Coimbatore June 3, 2014

    Coimbatore: A suspect in a triple murder case of a woman and her two children, including a 11 month old baby in their home at Ganpati area was taken into custody for questioning on Tuesday, police said. They said the 32-year-old man was a tenant of the family and used to...
  • Mentally deranged man strangles mother to death June 3, 2014

    A mentally deranged man strangled his mother to death in Rangatand village in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said. 60-year-old victim, Sarla Singh Sardar was at home when her son pounced on her suddenly and strangled her to death on Monday, police said. The accused son had been under treatment for last four/five...
  • Google can show you that Badaun incidents don't happen in UP alone: Akhilesh Yadav June 4, 2014

    Amid nation-wide outrage over the Badaun gangrape and murder incident, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday accused the media of highlighting cases occurring in UP while ignoring those in other states. The Chief Minister facing flak over the shocking incident has claimed that his government has taken actions against this or...
  • No end to crime against women, now woman judge becomes a rape victim June 3, 2014

    Even a woman judge has not been spared in Uttar Pradesh. The judge was raped and an attempt was made to kill her in Aligarh, police said on Tuesday. The attack comes just days after the gangrape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun that has caused a nationwide furore. The...
  • Kerala parents kills 9-year-old endosulphan victim son, commit suicide June 3, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The pesticide Endosulphan is banned in Kerala but it continues to be a threat to the people of Kasargode. A couple allegedly killed their nine-year-old son, Karthik, an endosulphan victim, and committed suicide by hanging themselves in the hospital room on Sunday. Ambalathara Kunhikrishnan, leader of the Endosulphan Janakeeya Peeditha...
  • Three minors raped, one murdered in separate incidents in Rajasthan June 2, 2014

    Three minor girls were allegedly raped, and one of them murdered in separate incidents in Rajasthan, police said on Monday. A 14-year-old girl, a resident of Kholi village, had gone to graze her goats in forest area when she went missing Saturday afternoon. She was found dead on Sunday morning about...
  • Badaun gangrape and murder victims did not belong to SC/ST caste: UP government June 2, 2014

    With the Centre sending a letter to the UP government asking why SC/ST Act was not slapped against the accused in the Badaun gangrape case, the Home Department in Lucknow clarifying its stand claiming, the victims did not belong to the said caste. "The caste of the victims does not attract...
  • 69-year-old lady raped and murdered in her own residence June 2, 2014

    Panaji: A 69-year-old lady was allegedly raped and murdered by unknown culprits at Santa Cruz village near Panaji on Saturday night, the police said. A police spokesman said on Monday that the lady was alone in her residence where the incident took place. "The incident happened between Saturday night and Sunday morning,"...
  • UN condemns Badaun gangrape, calls for justice June 2, 2014

    The United Nations on Monday condemned the gangrape and murder of two girls in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district and called for immediate action against the perpetrators and to address violence against women across India. "There should be justice for the families of the two teenaged girls and for all the women...
  • 19-year-old boy rapes and kills nine-year-old girl in Bangalore June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: A nine-year-old girl, the daughter of a conductor with the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC), was found raped and murdered on Sunday. The police have arrested her neighbour, a 19-year-old school dropout, who has allegedly confessed to the crime. Police officials say medical reports confirm rape and death due to...
  • UP: Raped, murdered girls reveal horrific risks for India's poor June 1, 2014

    Katra Shahadatganj: The nightly trek into the fields behind their homes under the cover of darkness leave the women of Katra Shahadatganj in northern India feeling scared and vulnerable at the best of times. But the abduction, gang-rape and lynching of two teenage girls as they went to relieve themselves last...
  • Woman killed by husband, brother-in-law over dowry June 1, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brother-in-law over dowry in Palamu district on Sunday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brother-in-law for failing to fulfil their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR accusing...
  • Two of the accused confess in Badaun gangrape-murder case June 1, 2014

    Two of the men arrested for allegedly raping and murdering teenage sisters whose bodies were found hanging from a tree have confessed to the crime, Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday said and asserted it was in the process of collecting "concrete" evidence to nail the culprits in court. "Two of the...
  • Woman dies while giving birth; doctor shot at by husband June 1, 2014

    A woman has died in a nursing home in Meerut while giving birth, following which her husband shot at a woman doctor there alleging the death took place due to her negligence, police said on Sunday. Wife of one Babuddin (32) died on Friday while giving birth at a nursing home on...
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati visits victims' family, accuses Akhilesh government of cover up June 1, 2014

    Badaun: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati who has been hitting out at the Akhilesh Yadav government after two cousin sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, visited the bereaving family members on Sunday. Addressing the media after her brief meeting with the victims' family, Mayawati told reporters that they were...
  • UP: Minor girl set ablaze over property dispute June 1, 2014

    Basti: In a horrific incident, a minor girl was set ablaze over some property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district. Police have arrested three people in connection with the case, while four other accused continue to remain at large. This incident comes on close heels with the Badaun gangrape case where...
  • Sister of slain Pakistani woman says her husband killed her June 1, 2014

    Lahore: The family of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was bludgeoned to death in broad daylight this week accused her husband of killing her, in stark contrast to his version of a story that has shocked people around the world. Police and witnesses said Farzana Iqbal, 25, was murdered by assailants...
  • Woman killed over dowry, another commits suicide in Jharkhand June 1, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brother-in-law over dowry in Palamu district on Saturday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brother-in-law for failing to fulfill their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR accusing his...
  • Two murdered, BJP leader attacked in separate incidents May 31, 2014

    Two persons were murdered and a local BJP leader was attacked in separate incidents in the city, police said on Saturday. District president of BJP Yuva Morcha (youth wing of BJP) was attacked by some unidentified persons on Friday in Chandausi area, police said. Sudhir Malhotra was attacked when he was returning...
  • Murder accused found dead in lock-up, staff police suspended May 31, 2014

    An accused in a murder case was found dead inside his lock-up at Pahasu Police Station here, following which the entire staff of the police station was suspended for illegally keeping him under detention. According to SSP Umesh Kumar Singh, Chand (22) of village Karora under Pahasu Police station was arrested on...
  • Badaun gangrape more gruesome than December 16 incident, says victim's family May 31, 2014

    Family members of the two teenage cousin Dalit sisters who were gangraped and hanged, on Saturday termed the incident as more gruesome than December 16 gangrape case and demanded that the accused should be hanged publicly. Father of a victim, who was gangraped in Ushait area on May 27 night, said...
  • One more accused arrested in Badaun gangrape, murder case May 30, 2014

    One more accused was on Thursday arrested in the shocking gangrape case of two Dalit sisters, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree here, taking the total number of arrests in the case to three. "One more accused Awadhesh Yadav has been arrested by the police," Superintendent of Police Atul Kumar...