Murders

  • 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...
  • LS polls: Quami Ekta Dal confident of Muktar Ansari's victory from Varanasi 28-03-2014 10:34 AM

    Quami Ekta Dal (QED) on Thursday expressed confidence that its candidate and jailed legislator Muktar Ansari will win the upcoming Lok Sabha polls from Varanasi where BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal are also in the fray. Aides of Ansari, who contested the last Lok...
  • Ex-serviceman shoots wife after quarrel over extra-marital affair 28-03-2014 10:20 AM

    An ex-serviceman on Thursday shot dead his wife, a mother of three, allegedly after a quarrel over his extra-marital affair in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district, police said. The 35-year-old victim, Baby, had a quarrel with her husband Mahipal last night over the issue. She left the house this morning to go...
  • Shravasti: Wife hacks husband to death for allegedly cheating on her 26-03-2014 02:29 PM

    A 35-year-old man was allegedly killed by his wife for having an illicit relationship with another woman, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday when Abid was asleep and his wife Faiha (32) hacked him with an axe in Begum Sarai locality in Ikauna area of Shravasti...
  • Unable to return Rs 4,000, Bihar engineer beaten to death in Delhi 26-03-2014 12:01 AM

    A 20-year-old B.Tech graduate was beaten to death by four of his friends after he was unable to return Rs.4,000 he owed to one of them, police said on Tuesday. The main accused has been arrested. Rehan was beaten by iron rods by the four people near his home at...
  • EC tightens grip on JMM candidate Jagannath Mahto accused in murder case 25-03-2014 08:03 PM

    The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday took a strong stand on a complaint against ruling JMM's candidate from Giridih Lok Sabha constituency, Jagannath Mahto, who is an accused in a murder case. "We received a complaint against the JMM candidate from Giridih that police were taking no action against him...
  • 30-year-old man's murder sparks protest in Bhimganj 24-03-2014 09:14 PM

    A youth was stabbed to death in Bhimganj area of the district on Monday, triggering protest during which a mob set ablaze an ambulance. 30-year-old youth, Vijay alias Ladu Khateek, was allegedly murdered after a dispute following which his relatives and some others held a protest and pelted stones on...
  • Honour killing: Parents murder girl for marrying her boyfriend, arrested 24-03-2014 10:06 AM

    Hyderabad: In an alleged case of honour killing in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur, a 26-year-old techie was allegedly killed by her parents on Sunday. The woman had married her boyfriend, who belongs to a different community, in Hyderabad last week. Police arrested the accused who later confessed to committing the crime...
  • Maid murder: Court grants two months interim bail to BSP MP 22-03-2014 05:28 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh have been chargesheeted in connection with murder of their maid, was on Saturday granted interim bail for two months by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma granted interim bail to Dhananjay, a sitting MP from Uttar...
  • Man burnt alive over land dispute in Kaimur 22-03-2014 04:03 PM

    A man was burnt alive in Bihar's Kaimur district over an alleged land dispute, police said on Saturday. Mohan Shah, a resident of Sivo village, was burnt to death late Friday by some villagers. "He (the victim) was burnt after pouring petrol on him when he was sleeping in his...
  • 50-year-old woman stabbed to death in Mumbai local train 22-03-2014 11:01 AM

    Mumbai: A 50-year-old elderly woman has been stabbed to death in a Mumbai local train on Saturday morning. The incident took place inside the luggage compartment of a Virar-bound local train. Police have filed an FIR in the case against unknown persons. They claim that the victim was a vegetable...
  • Woman raped, murdered near Panchu town 22-03-2014 07:55 AM

    A man raped a woman and then killed her by throwing her into a water tank in Rajasthan on Friday, police said. The criminal has been arrested. According to the police, the incident took place near Panchu town in Barmer, some 500 km from Jaipur. "The woman had come to...
  • Retired police sub-inspector shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants 21-03-2014 07:48 AM

    Unidentified gunmen Thursday shot dead a retired police sub-inspector in Ghaziabad, police said. The incident occurred around 5.30 pm in Pratap Vihar area, when PD Sharma was on his evening walk.Two motorcycle-riding assailants came near Sharma and fired three shots at him. Two bullets hit him in the chest while...
  • Allahabad tense after BJYM leader gunned down in broad daylight 20-03-2014 12:21 PM

    Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city was tense on Thursday after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing leader was shot dead on late Wednesday. Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leader Vimal Pandey was shot in the head at the Mewalal Bagiya tri-section on Wednesday. Angry party workers, supporters and family members...
  • On facing rejection from girl, lover kills man she chose over him 20-03-2014 11:41 AM

    A girl's decision about who she liked the most in a love triangle resulted in the death of one, serious injuries to the other and jail for the third. Farman and Anshu loved a girl living with her mother in Sushil Nagar in Agra, police said. The duo decided late...