MURDERS

  • Nizamuddinpur woman stripped in public, now arrested for kidnapping July 24, 2014

    The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested Thursday, officials said. The arrest came three days after she went missing from a Patna hospital where she was undergoing treatment for the injuries. Sangita Devi, in her 40s, was stripped and assaulted...
  • Shamli: 'Depressed' engineer kills father, sister after he fails to get a job July 24, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly killing his father and sister at Shamli town in Muzaffarnagar district, police said. The accused Vikrant, a B Tech engineer was arrested on Wednesday evening after he confessed that he committed the crime under depression, Superintendent of Police A K Rai told reporters. The accused...
  • Lucknow murder: Victim's family terms probe as 'misleading', demands CBI inquiry July 23, 2014

    Terming the police probe as "misleading", family of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow, has written a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and the DGP demanding a CBI inquiry in the case. "I have sent a letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and DGP A...
  • 38yearold woman's body found hanging from tree July 23, 2014

    The body of a 38yearold woman was found hanging from a tree in Dharhara village under Naugachhia subdivision of Bhagalpur district. The woman was identified as Anju Devi who was the mother of four children living in the village which was famous for its tradition of planting saplings for every female...
  • Lucknow murder: Police come out with DNA proof July 22, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera told reporters these particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it has...
  • Shive Sena activist murdered in Thane July 22, 2014

    Thane: A Shiv Sena activist was murdered on Tuesday allegedly by two unknown persons, which police suspect a fallout of previous enmity. The incident occurred in Naupada locality this evening when Sanjay Rokade (40) was parking his car near an automobile shop, said senior police inspector DD Pagare of Naupada police...
  • Lucknow murder: Officer challenges questions on police theory July 22, 2014

    A senior police officer involved in the Mohanlalganj widow murder case probe has challenged questions being raised on the police theory by family members and opposition parties, saying he would never take up any other probe if investigations failed test of trial. "I will never take up any other investigation if...
  • Badaun rape case: CBI to seek DNA test of victims' clothes July 21, 2014

    Having failed to exhume thebodies of Badaun rape victims for a fresh autopsy, CBI will besending their personal belongings and vaginal swabs for DNAanalysis at a laboratory in Hyderabad. CBI sources said the clothes and a few other personalbelongings of the victims were collected by the agency from thefamily members on...
  • Lucknow rape victim's family trashes police investigation, demands CBI probe July 21, 2014

    The family of the 32yearold woman, who was allegedly gangraped and then brutally murdered on the outskirts of the state capital, on Monday trashed the police probe and demanded a CBI investigation. Alleging that the police have not gone through the crime details in "the seriousness it deserved", the victim's father...
  • Lucknow rape, murder: Victim's family alleges involvement of more than one person July 21, 2014

    Lucknow: After a security guard was arrested for sexually assaulting a 32yearold woman in Mohanlalganj, the victim's family has now claimed that there is pressure on them to withdraw the case and have now demanded a CBI probe. The Uttar Pradesh Police had claimed that the accused stole a mobile...
  • 30yearold Manipuri man allegedly beaten to death in South Delhi July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: A 30yearold man from Manipur was allegedly beaten to death in early on Monday morning in South Delhi. The deceased man was working in a BPO. Northeast students allege that he was returning from work when he picked up an argument with four men who were in a...
  • Noida: Wife, daughter found dead at home after man's death in accident July 20, 2014

    Noida: A day after the charred body of a man was found in a car, his wife and daughter were found dead in their house in Noida on Sunday. The police discovered their bodies while investigating the man's death. The bodies have been sent for postmortem and the police are...
  • Man arrested in connection with Lucknow murder case July 20, 2014

    A man has been arrested in connection with the brutal murder of a woman in Mohanlalganj area of the city, a senior police official said on Sunday. The accused Ram Sewak Yadav, who works as a security guard, has been arrested in this connection, the officer said. The incident came to light...
  • CBI finds irregularities in statements of Badaun victims' relatives July 20, 2014

    Badaun: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has found inconsistencies in the statements of the relatives of the Badaun garngrape and murder victims. The central nodal agency had conducted the polygraph tests on the father and uncle of the deceased on Saturday night. The CBI has also recorded the statement of...
  • Body of Lucknow gangrape victim cremated July 19, 2014

    The unfortunate victim of gangrape whose nude body was recovered from Mohanlaganj area of Lucknow after the gruesome rape and murder has been cremated on Saturday. The incident took place in Lucknow and Uttar Pradesh Police is working on some leads obtained during investigations into the gruesome rape and murder. "We have...
  • Lucknow: Police confirms rape of 25yearold woman July 18, 2014

    Lucknow: Postmortem report of the 25yearold woman whose mutilated dead body was discovered in the Mohanlal Ganj area of Lucknow on Thursday has confirmed rape, police said on Friday. Taking note of the crime, Lucknow Additional Director General of police, Sutapa Sanyal said that investigations are underway to nab the perpetrators. "The...
  • Man kills girlfriend over suspected love affair with another man July 17, 2014

    A woman was strangled to death allegedly by her boyfriend who suspected her to be involved in an illicit relationship with another man in the district,police said on Thursday. Prakash Rundala (25) allegedly murdered Ramanjot Kaur on July 10 at her flat in Jaipur, because a man had stayed with the...
  • Delhi: Architect kills wife and child, informs police July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: An architect killed his wife and child on Wednesday morning in Delhi and informed the police. He made a call to the police informing them of his actions and told the police that he was planning on committing suicide. The man's wife was reportedly six months pregnant. The...
  • Lawyer fires at three in Lucknow, one dead July 15, 2014

    A youth, critically wounded after a lawyer fired at him and his parents, died early on Tuesday while his father was battling for life in a hospital, officials in Lucknowsaid. Blinded by simmering hostility towards a neighbour, a lawyer late Monday shot at three members of his neighbours' family, police said...
  • South African athlete Pistorius in night club altercation July 15, 2014

    South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, local media reported on Tuesday, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial. The Star newspaper said Pistorius had an altercation with businessman Jared Mortimer at...
  • SC for stricter Juvenile Justice Act, says can't have a cutoff age for crime July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After Union Minister Maneka Gandhi, it is the Supreme Court that has called for a more stringent Juvenile Justice Act. The apex court said,"You can't have a cutoff date for crime like you have for government jobs." Questioning the immunity enjoyed by the underage offenders, SC has asked the...
  • Tripura editor found guilty in triple murder case July 14, 2014

    Agartala: An Agartala court on Monday found a Tripura newspaper editorcumowner guilty in a yearold triple murder case, a government lawyer said. Kripankur Chakraborty, additional district and sessions judge of west Tripura district, held Sushil Choudhury guilty of killing three of his employees May 19, 2013. "Choudhury is found guilty under sections...
  • PLFI subzonal commander facing over dozen cases of murder arrested July 14, 2014

    A PLFI 'subzonal commander', accused in the massacre of nine persons, was arrested at a village in Gumla district, police said. Bhushan Lakra, who has Rs 3 lakh on his head, is the main accused in the January 5, 2011 massacre of nine persons belonging to two families, Superintendent of Police...
  • Crime rate in Rajasthan rise by 14.79 per cent in 2013: Police report July 13, 2014

    Rajasthan has recorded 1,96,224 cases of crime, including 3,285 of rape and 1,573 murder, in 2013, about 14.79 per cent higher than 2012, according to a state police report. Crimes against women also saw an alarming jump of 32.65 per cent with 29,150 cases recorded in 2013, as against 21,975 cases...
  • Man allegedly killed by elder brother over property dispute July 13, 2014

    A 30yearold man was allegedly killed by his elder brother in Muzaffarnagar'sAtmakhiyali village three days back over some property dispute, following which police arrested the accused on Sunday. On Wednesday, Tisheel Kumar (30) was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room by his wife, who intimated the police about...
  • AIADMK functionary hacked to death July 12, 2014

    Madurai: An AIADMK functionary was hacked to death near the Law College on Friday night, allegedly to avenge the murder of a youth during a clash a few months back, police said on Saturday. Jeyapandi was on way to his house at Karumbalai when a...
  • Three get life term for kidnapping, murdering 4yearold July 12, 2014

    A local court here has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for abducting and murdering a fouryearold boy. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajbir Singh yesterday held the three, including the victim's uncle, guilty for the murder of 4yearold Sumit six years back. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 65,000...
  • Two shot dead over land dispute July 11, 2014

    Two members of a family were shot dead while as many others injured by a neighbour at Janglitola village in Bhagalpur district on Friday over a land dispute, a senior police officer said. The deceased were identified as Bindeshwari Mandal (82) and his son Upendra Mandal (60), Naugachhia Superintendent of police...
  • Man by three motorcycleborne miscreants in Buxar July 10, 2014

    One person was shot dead by three motorcycleborne miscreants at Dhansoi Bazaar area of Bihar's Buxar district on Thursday, police said. The deceased has been identified as Surendra Prasad Singh (46), they said, adding that the murder was a fall out of old enmity. "Criminals shot the middleaged man and he died...
  • Woman, paramour get life imprisonment for murder 32 years ago July 10, 2014

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband 32 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Manyank Chouhan held Shiela and Irfan guilty under section 302 (Punishment for murder) of the IPC in the murder of Ramesh Chand Gupta and...