Murders

  • Badaun murder could be a case of honour killing, say CBI sources June 29, 2014

    Badaun: Initial investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has indicated that the Badaun murder could be a case of honour killing, say sources. The development comes after lie detector and polygraph tests were conducted on the family members of the victims. According to sources, the CBI will conduct...
  • TMC's former gram pradhan, CPI(M) worker in Nadia murdered June 28, 2014

    Nadia: A Trinamool Congress leader and former pradhan of Nadia district's Narayanpur-1 Gram Panchayat under Karimpur Block 2 and another CPI(M) worker of the same panchayat was murdered by unidentified persons this afternoon, police said. TMC leader Anisur Rahaman Mondal (55), resident of Nadia's Fajil Nagar village under Thanarpara police station was...
  • Years after triple murder allegations, TMC MLA untouched by police June 28, 2014

    Birbhum: Four years after he was allegedly involved in a triple murder case, Trinamool Congress MLA from Birbhum, Manirul Islam remains untouched by the Bengal Police, while the victims' families continue living in constant fear. Eighty-year-old Zarina Bibi, a refugee in her own village, keeps shifting homes to escape the wrath...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case June 27, 2014

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered today. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double barrel gun...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case June 27, 2014

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered on Friday. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double barrel gun...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected June 27, 2014

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead by the...
  • Unidentified person rapes, kills minor girl in Bahraich June 27, 2014

    An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped and killed by an unidentified person in Visheshwarganj area Bahraich, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when the girl had gone to collect mangoes from an orchard, following which the accused allegedly raped her, Sunil Singh, In-charge Superintendent of Police said. Later,...
  • Hand over Awasiya Sahkari Samiti secy murder case to CBI, says Narendra Tomar's family June 27, 2014

    The family members of a secretary of the Ghaziabad Awasiya Sahkari Samiti who was shot dead here last year have called for the probe into the case to be handed over to CBI after alleging inaction by local police. Talking at a press conference in Ghaziabad, the wife of the slain Narendra...
  • Youth beaten to death allegedly over love affair by unidentified persons June 26, 2014

    An 18-year-old youth was beaten to death allegedly over a love affair by some unidentified persons in Gadwar area on Thursday, a senior officer said. Superintendent of Police RB Singh said Siddharth was having an affair with a girl from the past two years which was being opposed by the latter's...
  • Two shot dead over minor dispute June 26, 2014

    Two persons were allegedly shot dead by three assailants over a minor dispute in Kathala village under Pipri police station area here, police said on Thursday. Surendra Yadav (30) and his uncle Om Prakash (55) were shot dead last night by one Dhara Singh Yadav and two others, SP RP Singh...
  • Three accused confess to murder June 26, 2014

    Three persons who were remanded in police custody for gangrape and murder of a girl and for killing her cousin brother in Kurthal village have confessed to the crime, police said on Thursday. Vinod (22) and his cousin sister (18) were murdered and their bodies were found on June 7 from...
  • US negotiating MoU with India on women's issues June 26, 2014

    Washington: The US is in the process of negotiating a memorandum of understanding with India on women's issues, a top Obama Administration official has informed lawmakers saying they are "horrified" at the recent incidents of gangrape and murder of two girls in UP. "We are in the process of negotiating...
  • MNREGA worker axes mother to death to improve ‘living standard’ June 25, 2014

    A 40-year-old man, who practised black magic, allegedly killed his mother at Bedabara village of Nagaur district in Jaipur as he believed it would improve his life standard, police said on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Bhanwari Devi, they said. She was allegedly axed to death on Monday by her son...
  • Sub-inspector on patrolling duty shot dead by armed men June 24, 2014

    A police Sub-Inspector on patrolling duty was shot dead by armed assailants in Bhagalpur district, a senior police officer. Bhagalpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sanjay Singh said SI Avinash Kumar was patrolling with police party in Khulni Bahiyar locality last night, when he noticed a few armed men. "Kumar and other members...
  • Omvir Singh murder case: Accused remanded in police custody for 12 hours June 24, 2014

    An accused in the murder case of BJP leader Omvir Singh has been remanded in police custody by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Acting Chief Judicial Magistrate Garima Choudhry on Monday allowed 12 hour police custody of Monu beginning this morning. Police had sought the custody of Monu for recovering the arms...
  • 52-year-old man stabbed to death by criminals June 24, 2014

    A man was stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants early on Tuesday morning in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, police said. 52-year-old victim, Sudama Singh along with his nephew have gone to relieve on the Swarnarekha river bed after they got down at the Mango bus stand when three miscreants surrounded them and...
  • Three persons found killed with their throats slit June 24, 2014

    In a ghastly incident, three persons were found killed with their throats slit at Kapsandi village in Bihar's Nawada district late on Monday night. Police officials said the throats of all the three persons were slit and they bled to death. The persons have been identified as Umesh Yadav (35), Ravindra...
  • Man arrested for beheading boy over superstition June 23, 2014

    A man has been arrested for allegedly beheading a boy out of superstition for well being of his own ailing children even as his accomplice surrendered before a court in Bihar's Patna district in this connection, a police officer said on Monday. The accused Tuntun Mahto was arrested from the Badi...
  • Two persons arrested for killing woman for dowry June 23, 2014

    A man along with his brother has been arrested while dumping the dead body of his wife here, in an alleged incident of dowry death, police said on Monday. Vijendra Singh, husband of the deceased woman and his brother Rajendra Singh, were arrested on Sunday by the Tanda city police while...
  • 40-year-old man arrested for allegedly solemnising his marriage third time June 23, 2014

    A 40-year-old man was arrested along with his minor bride for allegedly solemnising his marriage for the third time at Milak town in Rampur, police said on Monday. The couple was picked up by a contingent of police on Sunday from a wedding mandap, after a woman claiming to be the...
  • Court awards life sentence to three accused in 2012 murder case June 23, 2014

    A local court in Bihar on Monday sentenced three persons to life imprisonment in connection with a murder of a 10-year-old boy in 2012. Additional District and Sessions Judge of Banka, Sanjay Kumar Singh, passed the order after finding them guilty of murdering the boy. According to the prosecution, Krishnanand was kidnapped...
  • Man allegedly stabs wife to death on suspicion of infidelity in Sambhal June 23, 2014

    A 32-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by her husband in Asmauli area, police said in Sambhal on Monday. Babita was stabbed to death by her husband Rajendra on Sunday evening in Murthala as the latter suspected that she was involved in an illicit relationship, station in-charge Asmauli Yashpal Singh said. He said...
  • Sambhal: Man stabs 32-year-old woman to death on suspicion of infidelity June 23, 2014

    A 32-year-old woman was murdered allegedly by her husband in Asmauli area, police said in Sambhal. Babita was stabbed to death by her husband Rajendra late on Sunday evening in Murthala as the latter suspected that she was involved in an illicit relationship, station in-charge Asmauli Yashpal Singh said. He said that...
  • Bengal's jute industry crisis worsens after workers lynch a mill's CEO June 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's jute industry crisis is out in the open a week after a jute mill CEO was lynched by workers in Hooghly. Several mills have now suspended operations. The jute mill CEO incident sent shockwaves through the industry. Work is now suspended at the mill as well as three others...
  • South Korea military pushes fugitive conscript to surrender June 23, 2014

    Seoul: The South Korean military sought today to secure the surrender of a cornered fugitive conscript who killed five fellow soldiers in a shooting spree on the border with North Korea. Initial media reports that the 23-year-old sergeant had been captured after a standoff with thousands of soldiers overnight were denied...
  • Man beaten to death allegedly by village head June 23, 2014

    A person was allegedly beaten to death by a 'mukhiya' and his supporters at Dhakjari village in Madhubani district, police said. Benipatti DSP Rajesh Kumar Prabhakar said the incident happened when Tripit Mishra demanded a house under Indira Awas Yojana from mukhiya Santosh Purvey. "According to the FIR, Purvey demanded...
  • DRDO Assistant Director stabbed in Hyderabad June 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: An unknown assailant stabbed the Assistant Director of Defence Research and Development Organisation in the old city area of Hyderabad. The victim was rushed to Hyderabad's Osmania Hospital where he is undergoing treatment. More details awaited. ...
  • Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed June 22, 2014

    Kolkata: A youth died on Saturday after he was allegedly thrown out of a running train near Diamond Harbour in the Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said. A Government Railway Police official said Kalu Mollah, 31, was attacked by two people who allegedly threw him out of a local passenger...
  • Tension grips in Mhow after RSS worker's murder June 20, 2014

    Tension gripped Pithampur industrial area near Indore after the alleged murder of a RSS worker, following a dispute between children over playing cricket, police said on Friday. The RSS worker, identified as Prashant Sharma, had gone to the cricket ground in Vishwas Nagar area last evening to pacify a group of...
  • Man wanted for constable's murder arrested in Chandauli June 20, 2014

    A man wanted for the murder of a police constable and who officials claimed was absconding for the last 14 years has finally been arrested, police said on Friday. SP Muniraj said that Ramdular, allegedly a shooter, was arrested by Chandauli police on Thursday and a .32 bore countrymade firearm recovered...