Murders

  • Woman kills her four-year-old son in a fit of rage 21-01-2014 11:11 PM

    A woman has been arrested for allegedly killing her four-year-old son in a fit of rage after he went to his grandfather's place against her wish and later teased her, police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred last night around 9 PM when the woman identified as Rama Kaurav was...
  • Pune: Narendra Dabholkar murder case cracked, 2 arrested 21-01-2014 10:23 AM

    Five months after he was brutally shot dead in Pune, the police have cracked rationalist Narendra Dabholkar's murder case. Two people have been arrested on the basis of a ballistic report of the gun used in the murder. ...
  • Burglar lynched after he kills house owner in Palamu 21-01-2014 08:59 AM

    One person was killed by a burglar, who was later lynched in Pachmo village in Palamu district, police said. 45-year-old Buddhu Ram and his wife (40) resisted the burglar late on Sunday night and in the scuffle, Ram died after being hit by a sharp weapon by the intruder, Superintendent...
  • Prisoner flees while being taken to Dasna jail 21-01-2014 08:24 AM

    An undertrial prisoner on Monday fled while he was being taken back to Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad from Aligarh district where he was taken in connection with the murder case lodged against him. The prisoner has been identified as Sahid, alias Chaman, a resident of Vijay Nagar area, according to...
  • Jhansi: Woman sarpanch, three others shot dead 21-01-2014 12:17 AM

    Jhansi: Unknown assailants opened fire at a woman sarpanch and three members of her family on the Kanpur-Gwalior bypass on Sunday. All four were killed instantly. Police say political rivalry could have been the motive behind the killing. ...
  • Pune: Police arrest two in Narendra Dabholkar murder case 20-01-2014 10:54 PM

    Two persons have been arrested in connection with the sensational murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, Pune police said on Monday. Additional Commissioner of Police S Solunke said Manish Nagori and Vikas Khandelwal were arrested. They were reportedly engaged in illegal sale of firearms. The two accused are already under arrest...
  • WB: Damayanti Sen to investigate Madhyamgram rape and murder case 20-01-2014 03:37 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court entrusted West Bengal DIG CID Damayanti Sen with the task of investigating the entire episode of the Madhyamgram gangrape and alleged murder case. Sen has to choose her own team for this purpose and has to submit the report directly to the court and it...
  • Shamli: Wife allegedly kills husband with paramour's help, arrested 20-01-2014 01:52 PM

    A woman and her paramour were on Monday arrested for allegedly murdering her husband at Ramnagar village in Shamli district, police said. The deceased's wife Siti and her paramour Anil Kumar were arrested after they confessed to the crime before the police during the course of their investigation, Superintendent of...
  • 2 boys slit 23-year-old woman's throat, set her ablaze after gangrape; arrested 20-01-2014 10:13 AM

    In a gruesome incident, two youths allegedly gangraped a 23-year-old woman, slit her throat and burnt her body, dumping it into nearby jungles before escaping with her mobile phone and jewellery, police said. The body of the girl, who had gone missing since December 30, was found half burnt in...
  • Thane: Man arrested for rape, murder of minor girl 20-01-2014 08:47 AM

    Mumbai: A Class 8 girl was allegedly raped and murdered in Thane on Friday. The accused has been arrested and has reportedly confessed to the crime. He has been booked for murder, rape and also under sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The accused allegedly took...
  • One arrested for allegedly killing BJP woman sarpanch, relatives over 'poll rivalry' 20-01-2014 08:40 AM

    A woman BJP Sarpanch from Madhya Pradesh, along with her husband, her son and nephew, was on Sunday shot dead by some unidentified persons in neighbouring Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, allegedly over a poll rivalry, police said. A man has been arrested over the killings in Jhansi, officials said.The Special...
  • Two prisoners charged for Sarabjit Singh's murder in Pakistan 18-01-2014 12:37 PM

    Two death row prisoners have been indicted in Pakistan for the murder of Indian national Sarabjit Singh at a jail in Pakistan. An additional district and sessions judge held trial at the Central Jail in Kot Lakhpat on Friday and formally charged the two inmates -Amer Sarfraz alias Tamba and...
  • Constable of Bihar Police shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sahibganj 17-01-2014 01:03 PM

    A constable of Bihar Police was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sahibganj town, the police said on Friday. "Faizu Yadav, who hails from Nayatola in Sahibganj, was shot dead on Thursday night," Deputy Superintendent of Police Shashi Bhusan Prasad told reporters. The motive behind the killing was yet to...
  • Charred body of a 23-year-old Hyderabad woman found in Mumbai 17-01-2014 07:48 AM

    Mumbai: The burnt body of a 23-year-old woman was recovered from Bhandup in the suburbs of Mumbai on Thursday. The 23-year-old, who was a software engineer, had left Hyderabad 10 days ago to come to Mumbai. The family claims they could only identity her by the ring on her finger....
  • Dian Fossey: The unsolved mystery of her murder 16-01-2014 03:51 PM

    New Delhi: Gorilla expert Dian Fossey would have turned 82 if she were alive today. Dian Fossey, known for undertaking a comprehensive study of gorilla groups over a period of 18 years, was murdered a few weeks before her 54th birthday. Her body was found in her cabin on the...
  • Drunk priest axed to death by saint in Mathura 16-01-2014 03:22 PM

    The priest of a temple in Shahpur village in Mathura was allegedly axed to death by a sadhu, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday evening. "The accused, Baba Lal Giri, has been arrested and an axe along with a lathi (baton) used for the killing has...
  • Corpse of man found lying on road, police suspect Maoists involvement 14-01-2014 09:28 AM

    A villager was allegedly killed by Maoists in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Monday. "Kutti Sodhi's body was found on the Bedre-Kutru road on Monday," a senior police official said. "The incident came to light on Monday morning after some villagers informed the police that Sodhi's body was...
  • Kolkata gangrape victim's father accepts Nitish's offer of job 14-01-2014 08:22 AM

    Father of the girl, who was gangraped and allegedly burnt to death in Madhyamgram in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, on Monday said he will not return to Kolkata and has accepted Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's offer of job in police at his native place. "I have accepted...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for murder of brother-in-law 10-01-2014 11:22 PM

    A man, accused of killing his broher-in-law by ramming a jeep into him, was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by the sessions court here in Indore. Additional sessions judge Pankaj Gaur convicted Mangoo Patel (52) of murder. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on Patel. Prosecutor...
  • Give protection to Kolkata rape victim's family: HC to WB government 09-01-2014 11:55 AM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has asked the West Bengal government to reply within 7 days on whether it wants an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into into the Kolkata rape and alleged murder case. The court has directed the government to ensure protection to the victim's...
  • Married man kills pregnant girlfriend to avoid marriage, arrested 09-01-2014 08:03 AM

    A 25-year-old man allegedly murdered his girlfriend here after her family insisted on marriage when she got pregnant, police sources said on Wednesday. The victim, a teenager, was killed last month and police claimed to have solved the case with the arrest of her boyfriend Mangilal who is already married....
  • Court issues summons to IO in Shahnawaz murder case 08-01-2014 02:58 PM

    A local court has issuedsummons to the investigating officer to appear in court andexplain the progress made in the Shahnawaz murder case.Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar on Tuesday askedthe officer to appear before the court on January 14 toexplain the progress in the case of killing of Shahnawaz inKawal village...
  • Class 7 Dalit girl killed after being raped; body bearing bite marks found in a field 08-01-2014 02:18 PM

    A minor Dalit girl was allegedlyraped and murdered in Haridwar district, a senior policeofficial said on Wednesday.The body of the girl, bearing bite marks, was recoveredfrom a field by villagers on Tuesday evening, SSP Haridwar RajeevSwaroop said. A student of Class VII in a government boarding school,the girl had come...
  • 45-year-old woman stabbed at Birkera-Tongritoli Village over witchcraft charges 08-01-2014 08:46 AM

    A woman, whose childrenaccused some people of calling her witch , has been killed byunknown persons in Gumla district, the police said on Monday. The body, bearing stab signs, of forty five-year-oldBitni Devi at Birkera-Tongritoli Village under Raidih police Station was recovered in the morning, the police said. It borestabbings....
  • Mentally disturbed father hacks his 2 children to death 06-01-2014 10:08 PM

    A man, stated to be mentally disturbed, hacked his two little children at Dhanupuja locality in Pakur town on Monday, the police said in Pakur. The person picked up an axe and hacked to death his 18-month-old son and three-year-old daughter in the morning, an FIR lodged by his wife...
  • Agriculture official convicted of rape arrested for murdering victim 06-01-2014 09:37 PM

    An agriculture extension officer, who is convicted of rape, was arrested from Seonifor allegedly murdering the victim last year, police said on Monday. The accused Ratan Thakre, posted as agriculture extension officer at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh, was apprehended on Sunday after evading arrest for nearly two months, they said. Thakre...
  • 30-year-old mentally challenged son kills father with a brick 06-01-2014 03:26 PM

    A mentally challenged son allegedlykilled his father by hitting him with a brick in Barauli area in Kanpur, thepolice said on Monday. A resident of Barauli, Shayam Manohar (55), who works asa carpenter, on Sunday, had a fight with his 30-year-oldmentally challenged son Dipu.After the fight, Dipu left the house....
  • Tiger kills farmer in Bilary range; second death reported in 2 weeks 06-01-2014 10:54 AM

    A 27-year-old farmer was on Sundaykilled by a tiger in the Bilary range of Moradabad division.According to Moradabad district magistrate Sanjay Kumar,the tiger which lost its way killed the farmer on Sunday morningwhen he was working in his field adjacent to the forest. This is the second incident of killing...
  • Mallika Sherawat speaks for women's safety 05-01-2014 02:43 PM

    New Delhi: Actress Mallika Sherawat feels there is a strong need to address women's safety and security. "Right now as we speak, there's a woman suffering abuse! Every minute we don't do something, effects the life of a woman!" Mallika tweeted Sunday. Mallika, who has featured in movies like 'Murder'...
  • Cops guarding witness in Nitish Katra murder case offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending 05-01-2014 11:36 AM

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katara " prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case " on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not guarding" Ajay during an attack planned "at the behest of politician". The three...