MURDERS

  • Delhi daylight murder: Suspects to be produced in court today August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death in Southeast Delhi's Madangir area, in broad daylight on Wednesday. The murder was caught on CCTV camera. The six murder suspects, all juveniles, will be produced in court on Thursday even as police say the victim was an extortionist. It was 5:30 pm...
  • Law experts oppose amendment to Juvenile Justice Act, say it violates child rights August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: While many welcome the Cabinet's clearance to the amendments to the Juvenile Justice Act, some law experts and activists have come out against it. Experts say that the amendment violates basic child rights. "This is really unfortunate because the whole bill has come out of anger, there's no evidence...
  • Jyoti murder case: 'Piyush was also involved with domestic help' August 7, 2014

    The woman friend of Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and an accused in the murder of his 28yearold wife Jyoti Dasani, on Wednesday told police that he was also involved in a relationship with a domestic help. The woman friend was questioned today during a sixhour...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 6, 2014

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  • Is the government right in amending the Juvenile Justice act? August 6, 2014

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendment to the Juvenile Justice Act which will give Juvenile Justice Board the power to decide if minors between the ages of 16 and 18 should be tried as adults for heinous crimes like rape and murder. ...
  • News 360: Passengers push train to free trapped commuter in Perth August 6, 2014

    After realising the staff members' incapacity to rescue a man struck between the platform and train, all the people on station pushed and tilted the train to rescue the man. The incident took place in Perth, Australia. ...
  • Delhi: 19yearold stabbed to death, 5 juveniles taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Delhi murder: My brother was called to market and stabbed, says victim's sister August 6, 2014

    A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. ...
  • Watch: 5 juveniles kill 19yearold in Delhi, taken into custody August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: A 19yearold was stabbed to death by a group of six men in Madangir Central Market of southeast Delhi. Five juveniles have been apprehended in the case. Police said that the deceased was identified as Sachin, who along with his friend was passing through the market on a bike,...
  • 28yearold woman poisoned to death by inlaws over dowry August 6, 2014

    A 28yearold woman was allegedly murdered by her inlaws for dowry at Buara village under Khatoli Police Station in Muzaffarnagardistrict, police said. Neha, wife of Zail Singh was poisoned to death yesterday by her inlaws, SHO, Gajender Singh said, adding, police has registered a case against seven persons including Singh on...
  • Jyoti murder case: 5 accused sent to police custody August 5, 2014

    Five accused, including Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and the husband of the victim, were today remanded in one day's police custody in connection with themurderof the 28yearoldJyotiDasani. Thecourtof the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused ...
  • Three killed in firing outside Roorkee sub jail August 5, 2014

    Three associates of a notorious criminal Chinoo Pandit were killed and five others injured on Tuesday when a rival gang of criminals opened fire on them outside Roorkee sub jail in Haridwar district, police said. The clash took place just outside the gate of the sub jail at around...
  • Mob ransacks police station, demands accused in a murder case be handed over August 5, 2014

    A mob on Tuesday ransacked Sundernagar Police Station in East Singhbhum district, demanding that a murderaccused who is currently in police custody be handed over to them, police said. A large number of locals gathered at the police station demanding that accused Bagrai Soren, accused in the murder case of 30yearold...
  • Badaun gangrape: Graves of victims under 7 feet of water August 5, 2014

    With the Ganga flowing in spate and the water level likely to increase further, the CBI's plan to exhume the bodies of two Badaun rape and murder victims for a second autopsy may prove difficult to carry out. "The graves are under about seven feet of water and the red flag...
  • Shamli: 1 arrested for rape, murder of 20yearold woman August 4, 2014

    One person has been arrested for allegedly raping and killing a 20yearold woman in Shamli district, police said. The woman, whose body was found on Saturday from Kairana town in Shamli district, was allegedly abducted along with her sister by 12 people on July 25, police said. The woman is suspected to...
  • Man kills wife for chatting with male friends on Facebook August 4, 2014

    Angry with his wife for "chatting with other men" over phone and social networking websites, a man on Sunday allegedly pushed her in the Ganges leading to her death. The accused Ravi Chaurasia married the victim, Rubi, after his first wife left him along with their baby two years...
  • Court rejects bail plea of a riot accused August 3, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused of murdering a villager during the riots in the district last year. Additional District and Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar on Saturday rejected the bail plea of the accused Kala alias Vijai in the murder case in Kharad village of...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • Woman kills her two kids with paramour's help; both arrested August 2, 2014

    A 22yearold woman and her paramour allegedly murdered her two minor children in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, police said. Manju alias Tasleema Khan was arrested on Friday for strangling her fouryearold son Eid Mohammad and daughter Sabeena (one year) with the help of her male friend Koyo Alias Amrit in Jaria village...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry six years ago August 1, 2014

    A man was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Badaun for killing his wife for dowry six years ago. Additional District Judge SN Tripathi awarded life imprisonment to Amirchand for killing his wife Laxmi on April 5, 2008. Amirchand had demanded Rs 50,000 and a motorcycle in dowry....
  • Five persons sentenced to life imprisonment in attempt to murder case August 1, 2014

    Five persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a 17yearold attempt to murder case. Additional District Judge Brijendra Kumar Singh also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on the five convicts on Thursday. In November 1997, Jai Prakash Singh, Lal Babu, Surendra Singh, Sanjeet Singh and Vijay...
  • Five sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case July 31, 2014

    Five persons, including four brothers, were sentenced to life imprisonment in an 18yearold murder case by a Vaishali district court on Thursday. Additional District Judge1, Brajendra Kumar Tiwary found the five guilty of the murder of Jandhari Paswan, who was found hanging from a tree on May 4, 1996, at Atma...
  • Honour killing? 22yearold girl shot dead by brother over affair July 31, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 22yearold girl was shot dead allegedly by her brother who was opposed to her relationship with a boy in Loee village in Muzaffarnagar. The girl was shot dead by her brother Arshad following heated arguments over the matter on Wednesday, Deputy SP R...
  • Kanpur murder: Husband confesses to killing his wife July 30, 2014

    Kanpur: Two days after a 32yearold woman was found murdered inside a car in Kanpur, her husband has confessed to killing her. The husband was taken into police custody on Tuesday after the victim's family claimed he was involved in the crime. The victim, who is the daughterinlaw of a...
  • 28yearold man shot dead by unidentified assailants July 30, 2014

    A 28yearold youth was shot dead by unidentified persons in Chanda area nearSultanpur. Sanjeev Mishra had left his house in Lambhua area for Vindhyachal on Tuesday morning. On reaching near Chatauna Kalan village in Chanda area, he was intercepted by two motorcycleborne persons, SHO Jitendra Giri said. The accused shot at Sanjeev...
  • Rape, murder charges can't be quashed despite settlement: SC July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Criminal proceedings in grave offences like rape and murder cannot be quashed despite the victim and the accused reaching a compromise and coming to an amicable settlement, the Supreme court has ruled saying it will have harmful effect on society. A bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and NV...
  • MY Hospital murder case: Accused surrenders before police July 28, 2014

    A 32yearold historysheeter carrying reward of Rs 10,000 for allegedly hiring a shooter to murder an undertrial prisoner in a hospital here last week surrendered before police on Monday. "Chintu Thakur who has been absconding for over a week turned himself in before Sanyogitagunj police station, following which he is being...
  • Mohanlalganj murder case now handed over to CBI July 28, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday recommended that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) be referred the Mohanlalganj murder case in which a woman was found murdered 10 days back on the outskirts of the state capital. Though the police claimed to have cracked the case and arrested a private security...
  • 23yearold man stabbed to death on board Doon Express July 28, 2014

    A 23yearold man was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified persons on board the Doon Express near Bijnor, Government Railway Police (GRP) said. The incident took place on Sunday night when Azam Siddiqui was travelling from Dehradun to Lucknow on the Doon Express following which unidentified miscreants attacked him with knives,...
  • Lucknow rape and murder case: Akhilesh Yadav recommends CBI probe July 28, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government on Monday recommended a CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj murder case of a 36yearold woman. The victim's family members have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI inquiry into the case. "Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered recommendation of the CBI probe into the Mohanlalganj incident as...