Murders

  • SP defiant despite deaths of three BJP leaders in Uttar Pradesh June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Concerns are being raised over the falling law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh. Three BJP leaders have been killed in two weeks in the state. The latest was Uttarakhand BJP leader Rakesh Rastogi, who was found dead in his car in Bareilly on Sunday. "The MHA is...
  • West Bengal: Jute mill CEO beaten to death by workers, 6 arrested June 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Six people have been arrested for the murder of a CEO of a jute mill in West Bengal. The CEO was allegedly beaten to death by mill workers over a labour dispute in Hooghly. Angry workers had pelted stones and beaten the CEO with iron rods. West Bengal Chief...
  • Delhi road rage: MHA steps in after 3 men run car over traffic constable June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old traffic constable was run over by a car after a minor argument in Delhi on Sunday. That argument was over driving in a no-entry zone, following which the three accused mowed down the constable and have now been booked for murder. They now claim that they...
  • Mobs go on a rampage after two constables shot dead by criminals June 16, 2014

    Violent protests broke out after two police constables were shot dead by unidentified miscreants during a chase in the Ramgarh area in Firozabad. Protestors blocked roads and were seen hurling stones and vandalising buses. Police duo, constables Dinesh Pratap Singh and Giriraj Kishore Gujjar, aged between 30-32 years, were chasing a group of miscreants...
  • Two more arrested in BJP leader Om Vir Singh's murder case June 16, 2014

    Two more persons have been arrested in Muzaffarnagar for allegedly being involved in the killing of BJP leader Om Vir Singh with police on Monday saying that they have also recovered the licensed revolver of the deceased which the assailants had snatched at the time of the crime. According to Circle...
  • West Bengal: Jute mill workers beat CEO to death June 15, 2014

    Hooghly: In a tragic incident, the workers of a jute mill in West Bengal's Hooghly beat their CEO to death. The workers were angry with the CEO, SK Maheshwari and pelted stones at him and beat him with iron rods. The factory's General Manager and Chief Security Officer were also injured...
  • Delhi: Traffic police constable run over by a car, accused arrested June 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A 26-year-old traffic police constable died when he was run over by a car in Delhi on Saturday night. The incident took place in West Delhi's Moti Nagar when Manna Ram was posted at Zakhira flyover around 9 PM. According to the police, an argument broke between Ram and...
  • Unidentified men shoot Congress leader Jang Bahadur Singh's son dead June 14, 2014

    Son of Congress leader Jang Bahadur Singh was on Saturday shot dead by unidentified men near Raniganj market in the district, police said. Mahendra Pratap Singh (41) was shot while he was on way to his home in Fatte ka Purwa area in his car late on Saturday evening, said Amethi...
  • Body of an architect belonging to Uttarakhand found from Baheri June 14, 2014

    An architect hailing from Uttarakhand was on Saturday found dead in Baheri area of the district in Uttar Pradesh. "Rakesh Kumar Rastogi, who went missing from Friday morning, was prima facie killed somewhere else and later his body was disposed of in Baheri area," Senior Superintendent of Police J Ravindra Gaur...
  • Accused of murder, 4 prisoners escape from Buxar jail June 14, 2014

    Four prisoners accused of the murder of an under-trial on Friday escaped from the Buxar sub-jail and a manhunt has been launched to nab them. "We are trying to find out whether they fled by climbing the prison wall or simply walked out of the gates," Jail Superintendent Dev Kishun Singh...
  • Pune techie murder: Maharashtra government mulling ban on Hindu Rashtra Sena June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will examine if the controversial outfit Hindu Rashtra Sena could be banned in the wake of Pune techie Mohsin Shaikh's murder, state Home Minister RR Patil said on Saturday. "We will check if the outfit can be banned," Patil said, replying to a calling attention notice...
  • Man rapes minor dalit girl, sentenced to death on murder charges June 14, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to death for raping a seven-year-old dalit girl and bludgeoning her to death with a brick by a local court in Barabanki. Special judge (SC/ST Act) Shanti Prakash Arvind held Bhanu Yadav guilty on Thursday and described his actions as inhuman and gruesome. The judge said that...
  • CBI interrogates Kirori Lal Meena in SHO murder case June 14, 2014

    CBI on Thursday interrogated MLA Kirori Lal Meena in connection with the 2011 murder case of SHO Phool Mohammad, who was burnt alive by a mob in Rajasthan's Sawai Madhopur district. A CBI team from Delhi questioned Meena, state unit head of National People's Party (NPP), at his official residence near SMS...
  • 32-year-old woman found murdered in Shivrajpur, police suspect rape June 14, 2014

    A woman was found murdered with her throat slit open and clothes disheveled in Shivrajpur area of the district, police said on Friday. "The blood-soaked body was found in a field with its saree mussed up. The identity of the victim is not yet known. We are estimating that she aged...
  • Battered bodies of a mother-son duo found in Kanpur Rural June 14, 2014

    Battered bodies of a mother-son duo were found in Rasoolabad's TishtiVillage in the neighbouring Kanpur Dehat District, police said. Bodies of the victims, identified as Rajwati (65) and her son, Vijay Bahadur, were found on Thursday morning by Vijay's sister, police said. While the son's body was found on a bedstead outside...
  • Bahraich gangrape: Two more accused arrested June 13, 2014

    Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged gang rape and hanging of a 45-year-old woman in Ranipur area, a senior police officer said in Bahraich on Friday. "Two more accused -- victim's brother-in-law Vinay and his aide Naeem -- were arrested on Thursday. With this all the...
  • CBI begins probe into 17-year-old girl's murder case in Mundet Village June 13, 2014

    The CBI has started its investigation into the murder case of a 17-year-old girl in Mundet village here, officials said on Friday. On the direction of the Supreme Court's order on May 23, a team of CBI officials visited the district on Thursday and took all the police records registered in the...
  • Dadri market opens a week after BJP leader Vijay Pandit's murder June 13, 2014

    Normalcy resumed in Dadri area of Greater Noida on Thursday with the local market opening after a week-long closure in protest against the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit. Though the traders opened their shops on Friday morning, they expressed dissatisfaction with the police claim of solving the murder case. They...
  • Omvir singh murder case: 3 doctors arrested for sheltering accused June 13, 2014

    Three doctors, including the owner of a private hospital, have been arrested for allegedly sheltering the accused in the murder of local BJP leader Om Vir Singh in Muzaffarnagar, police said. According to Circle Officer Mahesh Mishra, the trio of doctors -- Adip Kotpal, owner of the private hospital, its manager...
  • Delhi: Armyman's murder case solved, claim police; 4 including domestic help arrested June 12, 2014

    Delhi: Just hours after a decorated Armyman was found murdered in his Delhi residence on Thursday, the police claims to have cracked the case. Four people including the deceased's domestic help have been arrested by the police. Vir Chakra awardee Captain Rohit Sethi, a decorated Indian Army personnel who...
  • Post-mortem report of woman found hanging in Bahraich does not confirm rape June 12, 2014

    The post-mortem report of the 45-year-old woman, whose body was found hanging from a tree in Bahraich on Wednesday, has "not confirmed rape", even as five policemen have been suspended in connection with the case. "The post-mortem report of the woman has not confirmed rape. The cause of death is ante-mortem hanging....
  • Decorated Army personnel found murdered in Delhi June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A decorated Indian Army personnel, who fought in the 1971 war with Pakistan and was awarded for bravery, was found murdered in his New Delhi's West Patel Nagar residence. It is being suspected that a domestic help might have killed him. Police officials suspect that robbery could be the...
  • CBI takes over Badaun rape case, files an FIR June 12, 2014

    The CBI on Thursday registered a first information report (FIR) in Badaun rape case, officials said. Two teenaged girls were allegedly raped and later hanged from a tree May 27 in Katra Sadatganj village of Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district, causing a national uproar. "We have registered an FIR in the alleged Badaun...
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • UP: Another girl found hanging from a tree, third such case in the state June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: There are reports of another horrifying case of alleged murder yet again in Uttar Padesh. In a third such incident, a 19-year-old girl was reportedly found hanging from a tree in the Thakur Dwara area in Moradabad on Thursday. The Moradabad SSP said that the DM is reaching the...
  • Man taken in custody for BJP leader's murder in Muzaffarnagar June 12, 2014

    One person was taken into custody on Wednesday in connection with the murder of a BJP leader in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Monu was taken into custody in Muzaffarnagar in connection with the murder of Om Vir Singh in Mirapur, IG (Law and Order) Amrendra Sengar said. 47-year-old Om Vir Singh 'Fauji',...
  • Jessica Lal murder case: Convict Manu Sharma seeks parole for exams June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to police and sought their response on the parole plea of Manu Sharma, who is serving a life term in the Jessica Lal murder case, so that he could sit for post-graduation examinations in human rights. Justice Geeta Mittal asked police...
  • Two accused in Shehla Masood murder case beat up woman jail inmate June 11, 2014

    Two key accused in the murder case of RTI activist Shehla Masood allegedly beat up a woman inmate in the district jail in Indore, police said on Wednesday. The district jail authorities wrote a letter to the Sanyogitaganj Police Station last night complaining that the two accused - Zahida Pervez and...
  • Suspended police inspector declared absconder in woman professor's suicide case June 11, 2014

    A local court has declared a suspended police inspector, charged with abetting suicide of a woman professor, as an absconder. Judicial Magistrate First Class APS Chouhan's court issued the order on Tuesday declaring the suspended inspector, Upmanyu Saxena, as an absconder after police informed that he could not be traced despite...
  • 20 people being questioned in BJP leader Omvir Singh's murder case June 11, 2014

    Twenty people have been taken into custody for questioning in connection with the murder of a local BJP leader in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Om Vir Singh 'Fauji', a retired army man who was the vice-president of BJP unit in Mirapur town, was shot dead by two assailants on Tuesday. Circle Officer Mahesh...