MURDERS

  • Mob justice by panchayat in Rajasthan, woman stripped, paraded naked on a donkey November 10, 2014

    Jaipur: In a shocking case of mob justice in Rajasthan, leaders of a panchayat stripped a 45-year-old woman and paraded her naked on a donkey on Saturday evening. Thirty people have been arrested so far in the case out of which nine belong to the victim's family. The woman was...
  • Judgement in former railway minister LN Mishra murder case likely today November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kadkadooma Court in Delhi is likely to pronounce its judgement in the murder case of former railway minister LN Mishra on Monday. The case relates to the bomb blast at the function attended by Mishra at Samastipur Railway Station on January 2, 1975. He had succumbed to...
  • 40 cases of crime against women registered every day in Delhi November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty cases of crimes against women are registered every day in the national capital with offences of rape, molestation and sexual harassment in public topping the list. According to Delhi Police data, there has been 16 per cent increase in registration of crimes against women in the city...
  • Minor brutally raped and murdered in Manipur November 7, 2014

    Imphal: An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped and murdered by her 24-year-old neighbour in Manipur's Imphal West district following which the villagers attacked the accused leaving him seriously injured. Police said the incident occurred on Wednesday in interior Tharoijam Maning Leikai area when the girl was sent by her aunt to...
  • New York woman accused of plotting death of daughter's ex-boyfriend November 6, 2014

    New York: A New York woman is facing charges of trying to hire a hit man to kill her daughter's ex-boyfriend and feed his body to alligators, according to police and jail officials. Police arrested Melisa Schonfield, 57, who lives in the small upstate town of Brownville, on Friday on charges...
  • US: Man kills girlfriend, puts photos of her body online November 6, 2014

    Seattle: A Washington man is accused of killing his girlfriend, posting photos of her body online and writing that he wanted authorities to find and kill him. Authorities on Wednesday found the woman's car abandoned after a brief police chase. Kitsap County sheriff's Deputy Scott Wilson said police in Portland, Oregon,...
  • Is Tabu working with Meghna Gulzar on a film based on the Aarushi Murder case? October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar, who is directing a film based on Aarushi Muder case, has reportedly teamed up with Tabu again for the film. When asked to confirm the news, Meghna didn't deny the news, but said: "I am unable to comment on that right now. I am extremely sorry." Sources close...
  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena worker's murder evokes protests October 22, 2014

    Mumbai: High drama unfolded on the streets of Mumbai on Tuesday evening after a Shiv Sena worker was murdered in the area. Angry Sena workers wreaked havoc in Malad and Dindoshi area in Mumbai demanding the arrest of those who murdered the Sena worker. The supporters gathered at a police...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend's killing October 20, 2014

    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of culpable...
  • Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women October 20, 2014

    Hammond (US): An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a motel and told police where the bodies of three more women could be found, police have said. Police found the bodies of three women at different locations in Gary, Indiana, late Saturday and early yesterday,...
  • Delhi: Kiren Rijiju meets members of Northeast groups; promises to book all culprits of hate crime October 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: Union Minister of State for Home, Kiren Rijiju met representatives from Northeast groups on Saturday. There has been a huge outcry from the community for being targeted. Three people were arrested on Friday in connection with the attack on two young men from Nagaland in Gurgaon. Police have called...
  • Faridabad: Jilted lover shoots girl, commits suicide October 18, 2014

    Faridabad: A woman in her youth was shot dead by a 40-year-old medical practitioner before committing suicide in a case of unrequited love, police said. Manisha, 24, had come back to her residence on Friday evening when Vinod, a doctor by profession, barged in and tried to convince the girl one...
  • Vadodara: 16-year-old girl kills parents, keeps bodies in house for 72 days October 18, 2014

    Vadodara: An elderly couple was allegedly killed by their adopted daughter and her boyfriend in Tirupati Society in Manjalpur locality of Vadodara city, police said. "A 16-year-old girl and her 21-year-old boyfriend Sapan Purani were arrested for killing 63-year-old Shrihari Vinod and his 60-year-old wife Sneha in their house located...
  • Munirka murder: Delhi Police goofs up, calls victim a 'Manipuri girl from Aizawl' October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another incident showcasing the society's lackadaisical attitude towards northeastern states, the Delhi Police, which is probing the murder of a 24-year-old Mizoram woman in the capital, called the victim a 'Manipuri girl from Aizawl'. Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram and the Delhi Police's statement only confirmed...
  • Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison, says prosecutor October 17, 2014

    Pretoria: South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, the state prosecutor said at the close of the athlete's sentencing hearing on Friday. Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the session until Tuesday, when she is...
  • Two suspected 'witches' hacked to death in Tanzania October 17, 2014

    Arusha (Tanzania): Two Tanzanian women were hacked to death by men who accused them of casting spells that made them sexually impotent, police said on Friday, in the latest killings of alleged "witches". The women, one aged in her 80s and her 45-year old daughter, were killed in the village of...
  • Delhi: Class 12 student killed by friend after a scuffle over a phone charger October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In another shocking incident of crime from the capital, a class 12 student was allegedly murdered by his friend following an argument over a phone charger. The incident occurred on Thursday evening at Delhi's Ranholla aread. According to the police the deceased went to his friend's place to get...
  • Delhi: 24-year-old Mizoram girl found dead in Munirka flat; live-in partner main suspect October 17, 2014

    New Delhi: In a suspected case of murder, a 24-year-old girl from Mizoram was found dead in a Munirka apartment on Friday. The girl was taken to Safdarjung Hospital with serious head injuries where she was declared dead, police said. "She was living with a man identified as Virender Singh since the...
  • Trinidad: Bolivian man kills girlfriend as onlookers videotape October 16, 2014

    La Paz: A young Bolivian man stabbed his girlfriend to death in a street before a crowd of about 20 people, who did nothing to prevent the murder and simply videotaped and photographed the deed, police said. The victim, identified as Vanesa PR, 21, was working on Tuesday in a restaurant...
  • Delhi teenager murdered by three friends in Haryana's Murthal October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: An 18-year-old Delhi school boy was allegedly strangled and shot dead by three friends, including his juvenile classmate, in Haryana's Murthal village where his charred body was recovered, police said on Wednesday. The three accused teenagers had taken Shiva, a class XII student, to Murthal on the pretext of...
  • Constable shot dead: What makes Delhi Police personnel so vulnerable? October 14, 2014

    A day after a Delhi Police constable was shot dead outside a police station, two people have been arrested and two juveniles have been detained for the crime. But this isn't a one-off incident. Delhi Policemen have come under attack way too many times in the past month. So what...
  • Two arrested, two detained for killing Delhi policeman October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after a Delhi Police constable was shot dead outside a police station, two adults have been arrested and two juveniles have been held for the crime. All the four accused who have been taken under custody are burglars. The arrests have been made in connection with...
  • There was lacunae in Aarushi-Hemraj murder probe: Former CBI director October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Former CBI Director AP Singh on said there was a "lacunae" in the probe carried out by the first CBI team under the then Joint Director Arun Kumar, in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. Singh in a condolence message for AGL Kaul, investigator in the case who died last...
  • Hyderabad: 11-year-old boy set ablaze by army men dies October 10, 2014

    An 11-year-old boy, who was set ablaze by unidentified military men, died at a hospital here Thursday, police said. Sheikh Mustafauddin, who was found with critical burn injuries at garrison area in Mehdipatnam in the heart of the city Wednesday, died at DRDO Apollo Hospital. The body was shifted to government-run Osmania...
  • London-based millionaire paid Rs 1 cr to get Vijaywada businessman killed October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In a complicated murder plot, a London-based millionaire paid Rs 1 crore to contract killers from Delhi to kill a 70-year-old businessman and his two sons in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh. According to the Delhi police, the killings were triggered by the millionaire's daughter eloping with one of the...
  • I'm bisexual: Dewani tells South African court as his trial begins October 6, 2014

    Cape Town: An Indian-origin British billionaire businessman, accused of plotting the murder his Indo-Swedish wife during their honeymoon in South Africa in 2010, told a court that he is bisexual as his trial for began here on Monday. Billionaire Shrien Dewani, 34, also denied paying three hitmen to kill his wife...
  • The world's first 'online murder' may happen by the end of year October 6, 2014

    London: The world's first 'online murder' via a hacked internet-connected device could happen by the end of this year, experts have warned. The European Union's law enforcement agency Europol has cautioned that governments are ill-prepared to combat the looming threat of "online murder" as cyber criminals exploit internet technology to target...
  • Pakistan court orders filing of another murder case against Nawaz Sharif September 27, 2014

    Islamabad: A Pakistani court on Saturday ordered registration of a fresh murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and 10 others over the death of three protesters during the anti-government demonstrations in August. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) party of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan had sought the court's intervention for launching of the case...
  • US: Man with implanted horns tells jury that convicted him of murder, 'I'll see you all in hell' September 27, 2014

    Springfield (Massachusetts): A man who has bumps resembling horns implanted in his forehead was found guilty of murder and other charges on Friday for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Massachusetts men in 2011. "I'll see you all in hell," Caius Veiovis, 34, of Pittsfield, yelled at the...
  • Kerala: Rajnath Singh assures CBI probe into RSS activist's murder September 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: The CBI will probe the murder of Kannur RSS leader Kathiroor Manoj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday. Rajnath, who was in Kerala, met Manoj's family members and assured justice would be done. He also interacted with relatives of other political leaders who had been murdered. "The Kerala government...