Murders

  • 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...
  • Mother daughter hacked to death by three persons in Sitapur June 11, 2014

    A mother-daughter duo was allegedly hacked to death by three persons in Kanarkhi village in Sitapur, police said. The incident that took place on Tuesday night came to light this morning when dead bodies of Pramiya (65) and her daughter Saraswati (35) were found in their house in Rampurmathura area. Both...
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  • Is a social media crackdown the right response? June 10, 2014

    Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24-year-old IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji and late...
  • Pune techie murder: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay named accused June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindu Rashtra Sena chief Dhananjay Desai has been named as accused in connection with the mob violence and murder of a 24-year-old IT professional at Hadapsar in Pune on June 2. The techie Mohasin Shaikh was allegedly beaten to death after violence erupted following inflammatory photos of Shivaji...
  • Centre recommends CBI probe into Badaun rape-murder: sources June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Almost two weeks after two cousin sisters were allegedly gangraped and brutally murdered in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, sources tell CNN-IBN that the Centre has recommended CBI investigation into the case. Facing severe criticism from political parties and international bodies as well, the Akhilesh Yadav government had earlier given...
  • Badaun gangrape: Probe team formed as Centre agrees to CBI investigation June 10, 2014

    The central government recommended a CBI probe into the Badaun gangrape and murder case on Tuesday, following a meeting between the Uttar Pradesh Home Department officials and the DoPT secretary on the issue. The Department of personnel issued a notification for the same and sources say that the investigative agency has...
  • Police arrests 11 persons in different criminal cases June 10, 2014

    Eleven persons have been arrested for their alleged involvement in different criminal cases including robbery, loot and murder, police said. Joint police teams conducted raids in the camps of Kanjar community in Arnia-Lakhakheri area of Jhalawar district on Monday and arrested the criminals wanted in several cases in Rajasthan and Madhya...
  • 13-year-old gangraped, killed in Bijnor; 2 arrested June 10, 2014

    Yet another girl, a 13-year-old, was gangraped and killed in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district, police said on Tuesday. Two accused have been arrested and are being interrogated. The incident took place on Monday in Sabdalpur Rehra village. The girl was strangulated to death after being raped by the assailants. Her body...
  • Badaun gangrape: Allahabad High Court to hear plea seeking CBI probe on June 11 June 9, 2014

    Allahabad High Court on Monday fixed June 11 as the next date of hearing on a PIL seeking direction for a CBI probe into the gangrape and murder case of two Dalit girls in Badaun as Uttar Pradesh government submitted the copy of a notification recommending such an inquiry. The court's...
  • BJP, Congress blame UP government for politician Vijay Pandit's murder June 9, 2014

    The BJP and the Congress on Sunday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit, who was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Greater Noida near the national capital Saturday night. Bharatiya Janata party spokesperson Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said there was "no law and order in...
  • Noida: Akhilesh Yadav orders probe into BJP leader's murder June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday ordered probe into the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Pandit in Greater Noida. He said that guilty will not be spared. Earlier in the day, the Noida Police detained four people in connection with the murder of Pandit. Police...
  • Four detained in BJP leader murder case June 8, 2014

    Four persons were detained on Sunday for questioning in connection with the murder of BJP leader and Dadri Nagar Panchayat Chairman Geeta Pandit's husband Vijay Pandit in Dadri area in Greater Noida even as police clamped prohibitory orders in Gautam Budh Nagar district. Pandit was shot dead by four assailants last night...
  • Vijay Pandit's death: Relative blames local goons June 8, 2014

    BJP leader Vijay Pandit on Saturday shot dead by local goons in Greater Noida. His relative, Shrichandra Mishra said, "During elections a local goon had warned him that his work for the BJP is working against the SP and that he will have to face consequences." ...
  • Custody of two accused in SHO murder case extended till June 21 June 8, 2014

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has extended the judicial custody of two accused in the murder case of Phugana SHO Vijay Kumar. The accused, Jyoti Mishra and her brother Prashant Mishra, were produced in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar yesterday, who extended their judicial custody till June 21. Police had...
  • Noida: Police detain 4 people in BJP leader murder case; tension grips Dadri June 8, 2014

    Noida: The Noida Police on Sunday detained four people in connection with the murder of BJP leader Vijay Pandit in Greater Noida. Police have also imposed Section 144 in Dadri area of Gautam Buddha Nagar district as BJP leaders have been protesting against the murder and had also torched a few...
  • Pune hate crime: MHA seeks further clarification from Maharashtra government June 7, 2014

    Pune: The Home Ministry has said that it is not satisfied with the report of the Maharashtra government on the Pune hate crime but has sought for further clarification. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the state government had called the incident a law and order problem. This even as the Pune...
  • Pune: 252 arrests over violence after social media posts, peace disturbed June 7, 2014

    Pune: The crackdown in the Pune hate crime case continues. The police are still looking for four more people involved in the murder of the 24-year-old IT professional, Mohsin Shaikh. They have arrested 252 people in cases related to the violence that followed inflammatory messages posted on social media. So far...
  • 55-year-old man, his son shot dead over property dispute June 7, 2014

    A 55-year-old man and his son were allegedly shot dead on Friday by their neighbour over a property dispute in Achalpur locality of the district, police said. Satyadev Singh and his son Vikas (17) were shot dead by their neighbour identified as Santosh with whom they had a property dispute, SP...
  • Dehradun fake encounter: 17 policemen found guilty of killing a man June 6, 2014

    In the biggest ever police conviction, 17 out of 18 policemen have been found guilty in the 2009 Dehradun fake encounter case. The case relates to the killing of 22-year old MBA student, Ranbir, who was gunned down on charges that he was a part of an extortion racket. The...
  • West Champaran: 12 get life sentence for murdering 1 over property dispute June 6, 2014

    A court in Bihar's West Champaran district on Friday sentenced 12 people to life imprisonment for murdering three persons over a property dispute. District Judge Triloki Nath passed the order sentencing 12 accused persons to lifer after finding them guilty for the murder of three persons in Bariyarwa Tola in Semera...
  • Five brothers get life sentence in 14-year-old murder case June 6, 2014

    A local court in Badaun on Friday awarded life sentence to five brothers in a 14-year-old murder case. According to prosecution, one Dhanpal of Nagla Tayabpur village under Ujhani police station area in the district was beaten to death by the five brothers over a dispute related to their agricultural land...
  • Assam: Karbi Anglong SP killed in encounter with terrorists June 6, 2014

    Karbi Anglong: A Superintendent of Police and his PSO was killed in encounter with terrorists in Assam's Karbi Anglong district on Thursday evening. SP Nitya Nanda Goswami of Hamren police district was leading an operation against the insurgent outfit in remote Rongthang forest area where they came face to face with...
  • Uneasy calm prevails in Pune after techie's murder in suspected hate crime June 6, 2014

    Pune: Uneasy calm prevails in Pune where a 24-year-old IT professional was murdered in a suspected case of hate crime earlier this week. While the Pune Police has arrested 17 people suspected to be associated with a right wing group, Hindu Rashtra Sena, for allegedly beating Mohsin Sadiq Shaikh, to death,...
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