Murders

  • 35-year-old man shot dead by unidentified assailant 18-03-2014 01:24 PM

    A man was allegedly shot dead by an assailant in a farm area at Ramganjmandi town of Kota district, police said. The 35-year-old deceased identified as Bunti Gurjar was shot dead by an assailant who fled from the spot, they said. The police force and forensic experts rushed to the...
  • CRPF man stabbed to death by colleague in Kiriburu 17-03-2014 09:54 PM

    A CRPF man was stabbed to death by a colleague at a camp in Kiriburu in adjoining West Singhbhum district on Sunday, a senior police officer said. The CRPF man, Vijay Singh Khanna, was attacked with a knife at the camp, Additional Superintendent of Police (Kiriburu) R M Bhakla said....
  • Two persons shot dead over land dispute in Bhelupur 17-03-2014 02:52 PM

    Two persons were allegedly shot dead in Bhelupur area of Varanasi district over a land dispute. Bholanath Yadav and his friend Vinod Yadav were killed on Sunday night allegedly by Munna Yadav, Sohan Yadav and Harihar Yadav in Mahmoodganj village, police said. The incident is stated to be a fallout...
  • Mother of five minors beaten to death by alcoholic husband 16-03-2014 05:07 PM

    The mother of five minor children was beaten to death by her alcoholic husband after a quarrel in Rajasthan's Dungarpur district, police said on Sunday. The incident took place in Saturday night when the accused, Kanti Lal, a labourer, returned home drunk and began quarrelling with his wife Sushila over...
  • 35-year-old man beaten to death with hammer 16-03-2014 01:23 PM

    A 35-year-old man died after he was allegedly hit with a hammer by some unidentified persons in Bashiya village in Mahuli area in Sant Kabir Nagar, police said on Monday. Sumitranandan was attacked while he was sleeping in his house, they said, adding that he died on the spot. Sumitranandan...
  • Locals disrupt traffic after criminals shoot bank manager dead 15-03-2014 05:52 PM

    Armed assailants on Saturday shot dead the manager of a bank in Darbhanga district,police sources said. At around 10 am when manager of the Bhalpatti branch of Uttar Bihar Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Vijay Kumar Jha, was opening the gates of the bank, four persons riding on two motorcycles came and...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Man hammers wife after tying her, stabs her to death using a scissor 15-03-2014 01:14 PM

    A man thrashed his wife to death with a wooden hammer after tying her hands and feet and rounded up the ghastly act by stabbing her with a scissor on Friday evening, police said in Agra on Saturday. The unsuspecting wife was trapped as the room bolted from inside and...
  • Oscar Pistorius photographed in bloodied prosthetics 14-03-2014 05:00 PM

    Pretoria: Police photographs of Oscar Pistorius standing on his blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday. Prosecutors displayed two photos on TV monitors in the courtroom. In one, the...
  • Court sentences brother-sister duo to life sentence for killing sister-in-law 14-03-2014 01:34 PM

    A local court has sentenced a brother-sister duo to life in prison for killing their sister-in-law in Zakirnagar in Jamshedpurin 2012. The court of Additional District Judge II DN Tiwary convicted Aamir Mallik and Gudia, the brother-in-law and sister-in-law of the victim Sabana Parveen and sentenced them to life term...
  • Non-bailable warrant against Revati Singh murder case convict 13-03-2014 11:44 PM

    A local court on Thursday issued non-bailable warrant against Robin who fled from custody while serving life imprisonment in connection with the murder of Revati Singh, wife of BJP leader Hukum Singh. Additional District Sessions judge Ghanshyam Pathak issued the non-bailable warrant against Robin alias Ravi after police filed a...
  • Ex-BJP MP Satyadev Singh summoned in murder case 13-03-2014 11:41 PM

    A local court has summoned former BJP MP Satyadev Singh in connection with a 1993 murder case. According to the prosecution, Singh is charged with instigating his gunman Rajnath Singh to open fire at Congress polling agent Gulam Hussain at Nayanagar booth under Utraula during the 1993 Assembly elections. Hussain...
  • Court awards five men life imprisonment in a 2012 murder case 13-03-2014 06:59 PM

    A district court here on Thursday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for murdering a man two years ago. Besides awarding the life term, additional district and sessions judge Ravishankar Tiwari also imposed Rs 1,000 fine on each of the five -- Bhola Singh alias Dadan Singh, Arvind Singh, Munna...
  • Aarushi murder: Talwar family member to view 'Rahasya' 13-03-2014 04:35 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Thursday granted permission to a family member of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar - convicted of murdering their teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj - to have a private screening of the movie 'Rahasya', allegedly based on the double murders. The court has allowed...
  • Delhi HC upholds death sentence of December 16 gangrape convicts 13-03-2014 03:11 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has confirmed death penalty to all four convicts of the December 16 Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four were convicted in September 2013 for raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedical student. The defence lawyer, unhappy with the verdicts, said that the convicts will...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes 13-03-2014 02:08 PM

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and...
  • Oscar Pistorius argued with cop who touched his gun, friend says 11-03-2014 09:47 PM

    Pretoria: South African track star Oscar Pistorius had a row with a policeman who picked up his gun after pulling over his friend for speeding, saying "You can't just touch another man's gun," the friend told his murder trial on Tuesday. Pistorius, a double amputee, is accused of murdering girlfriend...
  • Man hacks father to death over family dispute 11-03-2014 08:53 PM

    A man allegedly killed his father on Tuesday in Sevrahi village in Khargapur area here over a family dispute, police said here. Lalbachcha Shukla (52) was hacked by his son Bhola, police said. Bhola was upset with his father and he had registered a complaint with the police against him...
  • Fed up of 'incessant' questioning, man shoots wife dead 11-03-2014 07:20 PM

    A 30-year-old woman was on Tuesday shot dead by her husband in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said. The incident took place at Kursi Road in Lucknow when, apparently fed up by the incessant questioning of his wife on coming home late, wood merchant Mustakeem shot Noor Bano and fled...
  • Retired constable kills two people following dispute over drinking water 10-03-2014 10:02 PM

    A retired police constable on Monday shot dead two people and critically injured another at his village in Kanpur, police said. Anil Kumar, who retired as a constable with the Provincial Armed Constabulary, opened fire at three people after a dispute over drinking water at Sumerpur village. Jeetendra Yadav and...
  • Petrol pump owner shot dead in the capital 10-03-2014 07:56 PM

    All petrol pumps in Lucknow closed down on Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner. M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road here was shot dead on Monday morning when he was going to a bank from his River Bank colony residence, officials said....
  • Petrol pumps in Lucknow shut down after a murder 10-03-2014 06:03 PM

    All petrol pumps in Lucknow were closed down on Monday following the murder of a petrol pump owner. M.V. Trivedi, 64, who owned a petrol pump at Kursi road in Lucknow was shot dead on Monday morning when he was going to a bank from his River Bank colony residence,...
  • Sitting MLA and SP LS candidate Mitra Sen Yadav's car mows down 2-year-old boy 10-03-2014 10:27 AM

    A two-year-old boy was mowed down on Sunday by a speeding car allegedly belonging to Samajwadi Party Lok Sabha candidate from Faizabad constituency, police said. "A case has been lodged in this regard. The vehicle that hit the boy was related to SP candidate Mitra Sen Yadav. We taking further...
  • Three men beat friend to death over a game of carrom, arrested 08-03-2014 07:13 PM

    Three men were arrested on Saturday on the charge of killing a friend here after he refused to pay Rs 300 lost over a game of carom. On February 27, the accused mercilessly beat to death Prakash Suryawanshi alias Munna after he refused to pay the money betted during a...
  • Miscreants shoot AJSU leader Tileshwar Sahu dead, one arrested 08-03-2014 06:20 PM

    Tileshwar Sahu, who had recently joined All Jharkhand Students' Union, was on Saturday shot dead at Barhi in the district, police said. One of the alleged killers was arrested after the incident, Sub Divisional Police Officer Avinash Kumar told reporters here. "Three bullets were fired on his chest from close...
  • Police reconstruct sequence of events in techie murder case 07-03-2014 10:32 PM

    Police on Friday reconstructed the sequence of events leading to the murder of Andhra Pradesh- based software professional Esther Anuhya in January this year, a senior official said. Chandrabhan Sanap, a history-shetter and the lone accused arrested early this week, was asked to enact the chain of events from the...
  • Man beaten to death for stealing a mobile phone battery 07-03-2014 12:32 PM

    A man was beaten to death by people for stealing a mobile phone battery in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district early Friday, police said. According to police, villagers caught Sajid while stealing the battery from a shop and started beating him black and blue. He died on the spot.The body was sent...
  • Irked over constant ill-health, man axes ailing wife and mother to death 06-03-2014 08:54 PM

    A man allegedly killed his wife, suffering from cancer, by hitting her with an axe at a village in Bhindas he was annoyed with her constant ill-health, police said on Thursday. Later, he also killed his mother and injured his daughter, they said. The woman, Sunita, was in bad health...
  • BSP MLA's sons arrested for murdering stepmother 06-03-2014 08:33 AM

    The two brothers who had allegedly murdered their stepmother Rehana Begum, wife of BSP MLA HajiAleem Choudhary, in October last year before going on the run from the law were arrested, police said. The accused, identified as Danish (24) and Anas (23), evaded arrest for five months but were arrested...
  • Woman call centre worker stabbed to death in Lucknow 05-03-2014 09:10 PM

    A call centre worker was stabbed to death in Lucknow on Wednesday, police said. Shabnam, 28, was walking to office for the morning shift when some miscreants stabbed her a number of times in the neck and back. The incident occurred near a graveyard close to her house in Hasanganj....