Murders

  • UP: Raped, murdered girls reveal horrific risks for India's poor June 1, 2014

    Katra Shahadatganj: The nightly trek into the fields behind their homes under the cover of darkness leave the women of Katra Shahadatganj in northern India feeling scared and vulnerable at the best of times. But the abduction, gang-rape and lynching of two teenage girls as they went to relieve themselves last...
  • Woman killed by husband, brother-in-law over dowry June 1, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brother-in-law over dowry in Palamu district on Sunday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brother-in-law for failing to fulfil their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR accusing...
  • Two of the accused confess in Badaun gangrape-murder case June 1, 2014

    Two of the men arrested for allegedly raping and murdering teenage sisters whose bodies were found hanging from a tree have confessed to the crime, Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday said and asserted it was in the process of collecting "concrete" evidence to nail the culprits in court. "Two of the...
  • Woman dies while giving birth; doctor shot at by husband June 1, 2014

    A woman has died in a nursing home in Meerut while giving birth, following which her husband shot at a woman doctor there alleging the death took place due to her negligence, police said on Sunday. Wife of one Babuddin (32) died on Friday while giving birth at a nursing home on...
  • Badaun gangrape: Mayawati visits victims' family, accuses Akhilesh government of cover up June 1, 2014

    Badaun: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati who has been hitting out at the Akhilesh Yadav government after two cousin sisters were gangraped and hanged in Badaun, visited the bereaving family members on Sunday. Addressing the media after her brief meeting with the victims' family, Mayawati told reporters that they were...
  • UP: Minor girl set ablaze over property dispute June 1, 2014

    Basti: In a horrific incident, a minor girl was set ablaze over some property dispute in Uttar Pradesh's Basti district. Police have arrested three people in connection with the case, while four other accused continue to remain at large. This incident comes on close heels with the Badaun gangrape case where...
  • Sister of slain Pakistani woman says her husband killed her June 1, 2014

    Lahore: The family of a pregnant Pakistani woman who was bludgeoned to death in broad daylight this week accused her husband of killing her, in stark contrast to his version of a story that has shocked people around the world. Police and witnesses said Farzana Iqbal, 25, was murdered by assailants...
  • Woman killed over dowry, another commits suicide in Jharkhand June 1, 2014

    A woman was allegedly murdered by her husband and brother-in-law over dowry in Palamu district on Saturday, police said. Rekha Devi, was killed by her husband Sanatan Sao and brother-in-law for failing to fulfill their dowry demands at Saradiha village, they said. Rekha's father, Roopdeo Sao has lodged an FIR accusing his...
  • Two murdered, BJP leader attacked in separate incidents May 31, 2014

    Two persons were murdered and a local BJP leader was attacked in separate incidents in the city, police said on Saturday. District president of BJP Yuva Morcha (youth wing of BJP) was attacked by some unidentified persons on Friday in Chandausi area, police said. Sudhir Malhotra was attacked when he was returning...
  • Murder accused found dead in lock-up, staff police suspended May 31, 2014

    An accused in a murder case was found dead inside his lock-up at Pahasu Police Station here, following which the entire staff of the police station was suspended for illegally keeping him under detention. According to SSP Umesh Kumar Singh, Chand (22) of village Karora under Pahasu Police station was arrested on...
  • Badaun gangrape more gruesome than December 16 incident, says victim's family May 31, 2014

    Family members of the two teenage cousin Dalit sisters who were gangraped and hanged, on Saturday termed the incident as more gruesome than December 16 gangrape case and demanded that the accused should be hanged publicly. Father of a victim, who was gangraped in Ushait area on May 27 night, said...
  • One more accused arrested in Badaun gangrape, murder case May 30, 2014

    One more accused was on Thursday arrested in the shocking gangrape case of two Dalit sisters, whose bodies were found hanging from a tree here, taking the total number of arrests in the case to three. "One more accused Awadhesh Yadav has been arrested by the police," Superintendent of Police Atul Kumar...
  • Auto driver killed by son for stopping him from taking drugs May 29, 2014

    An auto driver was killed allegedly by his son for stopping him from taking drugs in Govind Nagar area, police said. The incident took place on Wednesday after an argument broke out between Ramkumar(58) and his son Vinay, following which the accused attacked his father with bricks and smashed his face...
  • Theft case suspect kills constable for foiling his escape attempt May 29, 2014

    A man arrested on charges of theft killed a police constable when the latter tried to foil his attempt to escape from custody at Haldwani in Nainital district. The incident occurred at Mukhani Police Station in Haldwani late on Tuesday night when Rajendra Arya, who had been arrested on charges of...
  • Woman strangulates husband to death with help of her illicit partner May 28, 2014

    A woman allegedly killed her husband with the help of paramour in Sirsaganj area in Firozabad, police said on Wednesday. Murarilal (37) was strangulated by his wife Seema and her paramour Abran Singh in Budha Bharthara village on Tuesday night, they said. While Seema has been arrested, Singh is absconding. The...
  • Chargesheet against one more accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case May 28, 2014

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots on Wenesday filed a chargesheet in a court against one more accused in a riot-related murder case. SIT inspector Rasham Singh filed the chargesheet against Manoj Kumar, one of the accused in the Kutba killing during the communal riots September last.  According...
  • Criminals kill 90-year-old woman with sharp weapon May 27, 2014

    A 90-year-old woman was hacked to death with sharp-edged weapons by unidentified men while she was sleeping alone at her house in Anthada village in Bundi. Motiyabai, a resident of Anthada village, was found murdered at her home Tuesday morning, Station House Officer (SHO), Talera police station Sanjay Royal said....
  • Sambhal: Homeguard jawan shot dead by stepson May 27, 2014

    A homeguard jawan has been shot dead allegedly by his stepson in Chandausi area in Sambhal, police said on Tuesday. Ramfal (45), was shot by his stepson Abhishek using the former's licenced gun Monday night killing him on the spot. The accused has been arrested, the police said adding the incident was...
  • 28-year-old Uttarakhand man found dead in Meerut hotel, police recover suicide note May 27, 2014

    The body of a young man from Uttarakhand was found in a hotel in Meerut Tuesday, police said. Rahul, a 28-year-old resident of Haldwani, was found dead in his room by the staff of Ranjit Hotel when a waiter went to serve him breakfast. When the door was not opened, it was...
  • Naxal involved in attack on polling party in Bastar arrested May 27, 2014

    A Naxal, who was allegedly involved in an attack on a polling party during the Lok Sabha elections in Bastar region, was on Tuesday arrested from Maoist-hit Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh. Jaeet Ram Korram (28), chief of Padeli Janatana Sarkar group of CPI(Maoist), was nabbed from the forests between Padeli and...
  • FIR lodged against JD(U) MLA, 4 others in murder case May 27, 2014

    An FIR has been lodged against a JD(U) MLA and four others in connection with the murder of a man. The victim's mother lodged an FIR at Pakribarawan police station against the ruling party MLA Pradeep Mahto and his four associates within hours after her son Pappu Mahto was shot dead...
  • Boy kills uncle, injures grandmother over property dispute May 27, 2014

    A youth allegedly stabbed his 45-year-old uncle to death and severely injured his grandmother during a fight over property dispute in Kota, police said. An argument broke out over division of property between the accused and his uncle at his house in Nayapura area of the city late on Monday evening,...
  • Honour killing: Girl's family members arrested for killing her boyfriend May 27, 2014

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a 26-year-old youth was allegedly shot dead by family members of his girlfriend in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Tuesday. The accused have been arrested, they said. Arif was gunned down by three members of the girl's family, including her two brothers, at Khalapar locality...
  • Mumbai: Guard opens fire at Santacruz Air Force station, 2 dead May 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Two people have been killed after a security guard at the Santacruz Air Force station in Mumbai opened fire late on Monday night. Two people killed were guards at the base and two others have been injured. The accused who opened fire escaped from the spot but was later...
  • Bhanwari Devi case: Court frames murder charges against all 17 accused May 27, 2014

    Almost three years after the murder of auxiliary nurse Bhanwari Devi, a court in Jodhpur will commence the trial from June 23 while it framed murder charges against all the 17 accused in the sensational murder case on Monday. Bhanwari was killed in 2011 and the case had hogged the limelight...
  • Two sent to 14-days judicial custody in SHO murder case May 26, 2014

    A local court on Monday sent two accused, allegedly involved in the murder of Phugana police station SHO Vijay Singh, to 14-days in judicial custody, police said. The accused Jyoti Mishra and her brother Pershant Mishra were arrested on Sunday and produced before the court, which sent them to 14-days in...
  • Police file chargesheet in Mumbai techie murder case May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Police on Monday filed a chargesheet against the lone accused in the murder and suspected rape of a woman software engineer from Andhra Pradesh, who was found killed here in early January. The 542-page chargesheet against Chandrabhan Sudam Sanap, a history-sheeter who worked as a railway porter here and then...
  • Eight gangsters, including kingpin Nito, arrested in Bihar May 24, 2014

    In a major operation, Bihar Police nabbed eight gangsters including their kingpin Nitish Yadav alias Nito alias Don, wanted in several cases of murder, dacoity and loot from Hemjapur village in Patna district on Saturday. The police team led by Patna SSP Manu Maharaj came under fire while trying to catch...
  • Maharashtra: Shiv Sena leader shot dead in Badlapur May 23, 2014

    Mumbai: A Shiv Sena leader of the party's Badlapur unit was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in broad daylight on Friday. Mohan Raut, who is the Vice President of Shiv Sena unit in Badlapur was at his office in Katrap area when the gunmen attacked him. Four rounds of bullets were fired...
  • Labourer beaten to death over an agrument with colleague in Patan May 22, 2014

    A labourer was beaten to death allegedly by his colleague following a heated argument in Patan village of Jaipur district, police said on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Khairatilal Bairwa (23), of Tonga police station area of the village, they said. He was killed late last night during a heated argument...