Murders

  • Dubai court hears case of Indian stabbed to death on his birthday May 6, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian worker in Dubai stabbed his friend to death in an inebriated state at the latter's birthday party last year. A Dubai court on Monday heard this case. The Indian cook, 29, identified only as SJ, stabbed his fellow countryman, identified as AS, after a heated argument during...
  • Indian-origin man in Britain accused of murder May 6, 2014

    London: An Indian-origin man appeared in a British magistrate's court on Monday in connection with the alleged murder of a 48-year-old man. Surjit Singh Sidhu, 48, from Huddersfield in Britain's West Yorkshire, was arrested on Friday and subsequently charged with the murder of Martin Ackroyd whose body was found in his...
  • Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: Talwars seek bail from High Court May 6, 2014

    The hearing on the bail plea of dentist couple Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar, who have been awarded life sentence for the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, on Monday began before the Allahabad High Court. A division bench, comprising Justice Rakesh Tiwari and Justice Anil Kumar...
  • Oscar Pistorius 'torn apart' after shooting, says neighbour May 5, 2014

    A neighbour and friend of Oscar Pistorius testified on Monday that the double-amputee athlete was "torn apart" and desperately trying to save Reeva Steenkamp minutes after fatally shooting her at his home last year. Johan Stander and his daughter were at Pistorius' house soon after the shooting in the early hours...
  • Unidentified assailants kill 48-year-old woman in her house May 3, 2014

    A 48-year-old woman was allegedly killed by some unidentified men in a bank colony at Chandmari locality here, police said on Saturday. The incident took place on Friday afternoon when Manju was alone in her house and some unidentified assailants attacked her with iron rods, they said. They accused men fled...
  • Two sentenced for life in murder case May 2, 2014

    Two persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing a Dalit man three years ago. Additional Sessions Judge Manoj Rai on Thursday awarded life sentence to Dhananjay Tiwari and Sunil Srivastava for killing Turha in village Baghudi on November 27, 2011. The court also imposed a fine...
  • Delhi: Man stabs girl 30 times after marriage proposal rejected May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A 39-year-old man killed his female friend by stabbing her 30 times when she turned down his marriage proposal, police said. The accused has been arrested. The body of 23-year-old Baljeet Kaur was found seven days after her murder at the rented house of the accused in Okhla...
  • Two elderly women found murdered at their residence May 1, 2014

    In a shocking incident, two elderly women were found murdered at their house in the densely populated Bhaktawar Ram Nagar in Indore on Thursday. The women, who were cousins, were identified as Shakuntala Mishra (63) and Anita Dube (50). Nobody else lived in the house. They were found to be strangulated and...
  • Who is Manjunath: A unique 'Whistle-Blowing' campaign announced for upcoming film 'Manjunath' promotions May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: A unique marketing campaign called 'Whistle-Blowing', aimed at encouraging the youths to speak up and stand for what is right, has been launched as part of the marketing initiative of 'Manjunath', an extraordinary story of an ordinary man. Viacom18 Motion Pictures announced the campaign at an event here Wednesday. A biopic...
  • Noida gangrape victim succumbs to injuries April 30, 2014

    A woman who was shot at by her alleged rapists last month succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday at Delhi's Safdarjung hospital, police said. The woman was allegedly gangraped by three men on March 31 in Noida's Kanshi Ram colony area. The accused had fired a bullet at her when she...
  • Ghaziabad courts closed following lawyer's murder April 30, 2014

    Courts in Ghaziabad remained closed on Wednesday after a lawyer was found murdered in Bhoorgarhi locality. Ghaziabad Bar Association president Anil Pandit said senior lawyer Jaivir Sharma was found murdered on Wednesday morning. After coming to know of the murder, association members held a condolence meeting and passed a resolution to suspend...
  • 40-year-old mentally-ill man axes wife, two sons to death April 30, 2014

    A 40-year-old mentally-challenged man allegedly axed his wife and two minor sons to death in Chhattisgarh's Surajpur district on Wednesday, police said. Milan Singh Paikra, who is suffering from mental disorder, killed his wife Panmeshwari (35) and sons - Tarud (4) and Guddu (10 months) in Chandameda village under Bhaiyathan police...
  • Chennai: Woman admits to killing husband in TV show, arrested April 30, 2014

    Chennai: A woman and her paramour were arrested in Chennai on Wednesday after she admitted to killing her husband some four years ago along with her lover in a Tamil television reality show, police said. Narrating the murder during the show, Babykala said she and her lover Gowrisankar covered the face...
  • Bail plea of three persons accused of murder in Muzaffarnagar riots related case, rejected April 30, 2014

    A local court has rejected bail plea of three persons accused of murder in a Muzaffarnagar riots related case. Additional district sessions judge Jitender Kumar on Tuesday rejected bail plea of Karan Singh Bhogra, Niraj and Ashok accused in a murder case in Kharad village of the district. According to prosecution, the...
  • Two bodies tied in separate sacks recovered by police April 30, 2014

    Two bodies have been recovered by police in separate sacks in Bihar's Nawada district, police said on Wednesday. The unidentified bodies of a couple aged 19 years bore strangulation marks. They were packed in separate sacks and were thrown at state highway near Paltu village, Officer in-charge of Nadriganj police station...
  • Two get life term for poisoning relative to death April 29, 2014

    A local court in Indore on Tuesday awarded life imprisonment to two persons for poisoning their close relative to death. The sentence was awarded by Additional Sessions Judge Rajesh Kumar Gupta to Gangaram (60) and Babulal (40) under Section 302 of the IPC for putting a poisonous substance into the mouth of...
  • Maharashtra: Dalit boy hanged to death for allegedly meeting an upper caste girl April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old Dalit boy was hanged to death from a tree in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra for allegedly meeting an upper caste girl. The Dalit boy was hanged from a tree by three people for meeting one of the alleged culprit's sister at Ahmednagar. The incident took...
  • Auto driver beaten to death by passenger after brawl over fare April 29, 2014

    An auto driver was beaten to death allegedly by a passenger after a brawl over paying fare in Link Road area of Ghaziabad. The incident took place late on Monday night when the auto driver, Sohan Pal asked the passenger, Shivam to pay the fare, police said. "Shivam boarded Sohan's auto on...
  • Tension in Muzaffarnagar after farmer's killing April 29, 2014

    Tension prevailed here as villagers blocked Delhi-Dehradun national highway and pelted stones over policemen after a farmer was shot dead on Monday by several assailants. Yamin (50) was gunned down by some persons from another village after an argument. A case has been registered against five people in this regard at...
  • Egypt sentences 683 to death in mass trial April 28, 2014

    Minya: Defence lawyers say an Egyptian judge has sentenced to death more than 680 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president over acts of violence and the murder of policemen in the latest mass trial in Egypt that included the Muslim Brotherhood's spiritual leader Mohammed Badie. Attorney Ahmed Hefni told...
  • Police sub-inspector's wife shot dead by two miscreants April 28, 2014

    A police sub-inspector's wife was allegedly shot dead by two people when she was alone at her residence in Shamli district police said on Monday. The deceased identified as Malka, wife of Sajil Ahmed who is posted as sub-inspector at Ghaziabad police station was shot dead on Sunday. A case has been...
  • Two men, accused in murder cases in Jharkhand, arrested in Delhi April 28, 2014

    Two persons wanted in murder cases committed in Jharkhand were arrested from New Delhi, police said on Sunday. Ram Vinay Shahu (27) and Ashok Singh (20), both from Gumla district of Jharkhand, were arrested on Saturday after police received information that they were staying at Nihal Vihar in West Delhi, police...
  • Body of young girl found; minor raped April 27, 2014

    Body of an unidentified young girl, suspected to have been murdered has been found near in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Sunday. The 22-year-old victim is suspected to have been strangulated to death by some unidentified miscreants, who later threw her body, they said. The body was found on Saturday, sustaining injuries...
  • Rs 4 lakh looted from cattle traders in East Singhbhum April 26, 2014

    A gang looted Rs 4 lakh from cattle traders near Ghorabandha in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. A group of traders, residents of Jugisole under Dalbhumgarh police station area, were going in a vehicle to buy cattle from Paraskona in Odisha when the car-borne miscreants intercepted them and looted the amount from...
  • Three get life imprisonment in a murder case April 26, 2014

    A Bihar court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to three persons convicted in a murder case. Announcing the punishment at a fast track court, Gaya sessions judge Dudhnath Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on each of them. The three convicts   Ramprakash alias Prakash Yadav, Manish Yadav and Madan Yadav...
  • Murder sparks communal tension in Rajgarh, additional force deployed April 26, 2014

    A person was allegedly shot dead in Machalpur in Rajgarh in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday following a dispute over a petty issue, sparking communal tension in the area, a senior official said. The incident took place when two saw machine unit owners in the area indulged in a quarrel following which...
  • Woman beaten to death allegedly by husband, brother-in-law over dowry April 26, 2014

    A woman was beaten to death allegedly by her husband and brother-in-law after she failed to fulfill their dowry demand of Rs 2 lakh. The victim Fatma was married to Azmat Ali 12 years back and the couple had two children. She was beaten to death on Friday at her marital...
  • RJD leader Ravinder Yadavs hot dead in Supaul April 26, 2014

    A senior Rashtriya Janata Dal leader was shot dead on Friday in Bihar’s Supaul district, triggering violent protest by his supporters, police said. Ravinder Yadav was killed by unidentified men after he was asked to step out of his house early on Friday. Angry over the killing, hundreds of Yadav’s supporters blocked...
  • Johnny Depp not required to testify at a murder trial after lawyers concurred he wasn't in a relationship with accused April 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Johnny Depp will no longer be required to testify at a murder trial after lawyers concurred that he was not in a relationship with the accused. Nancy Lekon was accused of killing a pedestrian with her car in 2009, and she has pleaded not guilty by the court...
  • RJD leader shot dead in Supaul, family alleges political conspiracy April 25, 2014

    A senior Rashtriya Janata Dal leader was shot dead on Friday in Bihar's Supaul district, triggering violent protest by his supporters, police said. Ravinder Yadav was killed by unidentified men after he was asked to step out of his house early on Friday. Angry over the killing, hundreds of Yadav's supporters blocked...