Murders

  • MCD employee arrested for stabbing wife to death May 20, 2014

    A 30-year-old woman was allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in Sihani Gate area of Ghaziabad district on Monday. According to the police, Sivraj, a Municipal Corporation of Delhi employee was arrested on Monday evening in connection with the murder of his wife. Sivraj, who according to the police was a habitual...
  • Unidentified assailants shoot panchayat head dead, injure one in Nalanda May 19, 2014

    The 'mukhiya' (headman) of Neerpur panchayat under Noorsarai police station of Bihar's Nalanda district was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Monday. Police officials said the incident took place while mukhiya Pradeep Chaudhary was sitting near his house. Three armed miscreants came on a motorcycle and fired indiscriminately at him. "Chaudhary was...
  • Man shoots girl friend, kills self in Medininagar May 19, 2014

    Two youths committed suicide by slitting their throats in Medininagar in Palamau district while a youth shot dead his girl friend before killing himself in Tokad under Badgaon police station of West Singhbhum district. According a report received from Medininagar, the police have recovered the bodies of the duo from the...
  • Kejriwal meets wife of dead RTI activist, seeks speedy probe into alleged murder May 19, 2014

    AAP leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the wife of an RTI activist who was found dead in his burnt car here. Kejriwal was accompanied by senior party leaders Manish Sisodia and Sanjay Singh. Chandra Mohan Sharma's charred body was found inside his car near Eldeco...
  • 17-year-old boy shot dead over betting dispute in Khilaipur May 15, 2014

    A 17-year-old boy was shot dead on Thursday following a dispute over money betted on a cricket match in Khilaipur village under Maholi police station area of the district, police said. According to police, Avnish Verma (18) and Himanshu Verma (17) had betted some money on the outcome of a cricket...
  • South African court orders Oscar Pistorius to undergo mental evaluation May 14, 2014

    A South African court on Wednesday ordered Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius to undergo evaluation for mental illness, further delaying a murder trial that has already stretched into its 32nd day. The state had asked for the evaluation after a psychiatrist told the court this week that Pistorius, who...
  • Nitish Katara case: HC issues notice to Delhi Police on parole plea of Vishal Yadav May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Delhi Police on a plea of Vishal Yadav, one of the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case, seeking three months parole to attend his younger brother's wedding. A special bench of justices Geeta Mittal and Justice JR...
  • Police cracks murder case of SP leader Kapil Yadav, 4 arrested May 13, 2014

    The Ghaziabad police have solved the high-profile murder of a ruling Samajwadi Party leader, and have arrested four men for his May 6 shooting. Addressing media persons on Tuesday, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sachi Ghildiyal said Samajwadi Party leader Kapil Yadav was shot dead as he was allegedly involved in...
  • Elderly couple murdered by unidentified assailants May 13, 2014

    An elderly couple was on Tuesday battered to death by unidentified assailants in Basai Mohammadpur area here. Gaya Prasad (70) and his wife Premwati (65) were killed while they were sleeping in their field in Alampur Kanotha village this morning, police said. The family suspects involvement of their relatives in the murder. ...
  • Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murder May 13, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Muzaffarnagar for murdering the chairman of the Shamli Cane Society two years ago. Additional District and Sessions Juge Lukmanulhaq also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict Ravinder Kumar on Monday. The chairman of Shamli Cane Society Dharmender...
  • Mumbai: Hospitalised man beaten to death by fellow patient May 13, 2014

    A patient was beaten to death while two other patients were seriously injured when a fellow patient attacked them with an iron stand at a Mumbai hospital. The accused, Shahabuddin Talukdar, has been arrested. The incident took place on Monday when the accused used the iron stand which is used...
  • Newly-married woman shot at by jilted lover, critical May 12, 2014

    A spurned lover allegedly shot at a newly-married woman when she had come to her parent's place in the district, police said on Monday. The accused, identified as Ravi Tiwari (25), a resident of Kumurpur village in Morena, was in love with the victim who didn't reciprocate his feelings, they said....
  • Army personnel's wife found dead in Mathura, probe on May 11, 2014

    The wife of an Army personnel was found murdered in Mathura Cantonment area, police said on Sunday. The body of Gayatri Devi (50) was found lying in bushes near Eagle Ground on Saturday evening and police are yet to make a breakthrough in the mysterious murder. "The investigation is on progress and we expect to...
  • SP leader's daughter-in-law found hanging; husband booked for murder May 10, 2014

    The daughter-in-law of a Samajwadi Party leader was found hanging at her house in Yashodanagar , police said. The body of Anita, daughter-in-law of Atmaprakash Shukla, a Samajwadi Party leader and vice-chairman of UPTRON (UP Electronics Corporation Limited), was found hanging from a ceiling fan at her house on Friday, they...
  • Husband suspected of stabbing wife to death, told police she fell from terrace May 10, 2014

    A 28-year-old woman has been allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in Dungar village in Meerut, police said. Upon receiving information of a suspicious death on Friday, police reached the scene and found the body of Kavita with knife marks on neck and chest. The husband, Kavindra (32), told police that...
  • Man who shot bride dead during her marriage is her cousin: Police May 10, 2014

    Investigations have revealed that the man who shot dead a woman on stage during her wedding ceremony in the city on Friday night, was victim's cousin, police said. According to police, the accused - Anurag is son of the victim Dr Jaishri Namdeo's aunt (her father's sister) and he had fallen...
  • Class 10 student's murder sparks tension, additional police forces deployed May 9, 2014

    A student of class ten was shot dead by some young men in a mobile shop in Muzaffarnagar on Friday,  sparking tension in the area. Furious over the killing of Uvais, locals blocked road traffic, police said. One person had been arrested in connection with the killing of the student while...
  • Arushi-Hemraj murder: HC reserves order on bail plea of Rajesh, Nupur Talwar May 9, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Friday reserved its judgement on the bail application of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, who are serving life sentence for the murders of their daughter Aarushi and domestic aide Hemraj. The judgement was reserved on the bail plea of the Noida-based couple by a Division...
  • Court extends judicial custody of two accused in BSP activist murder case May 9, 2014

    A local court on Friday rejected the report submitted by police, giving clean chit to two accused in connection with BSP activist murder case and extended their judicial custody till May 21. According to prosecution, BSP activist Rajkumar was allegedly shot dead by two assailants, identified as Kapil Kumar and Sushil Kumar,...
  • Bombay HC transfers Narendra Dabholkar murder case to CBI May 9, 2014

    The Bombay High Court on Friday transferred to CBI the probe into the murder of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar in Pune last year. Earlier, Pune police was investigating the high-profile case but there was no headway following which a PIL was filed by former journalist Ketan Tirodkar seeking a CBI probe...
  • Jeweller shot dead by unidentified assailant, bag containing cash, ornaments looted May 9, 2014

    A jeweller was shot dead by unidentified assailant after robbing him of his bag containing gold and silver ornaments besides cash at Bhander village, police said on Friday. The incident took place on Thursday when the jeweller, Purushottam Soni (48), a resident of Datia city was on his way to the...
  • Woman burnt alive for not meeting their dowry demands May 9, 2014

    A woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband and in-laws for not meeting their dowry demands at Jhaberpur village in the district. The victim's father Krishanpal has alleged that the accused doused his daughter with kerosene and set her ablaze on Thursday. The body of the victim has been sent for...
  • Two arrested for rape, murder of folk singer in Chhattarpur May 9, 2014

    Two people were on Thursday arrested in Chhattarpur in connection with the alleged rape and murder of a Panna-based woman folk singer. A body was found buried under bricks in a room at a field in Gurraiya village of the district on May 3, Chhattarpur superintendent of police Lalit Shakyawar said. Later, the...
  • Man convicted of murdering father shoots mother dead on parole May 8, 2014

    A 60-year-old woman was shot dead allegedly by his son, while he was out on parole after being convicted of killing his father about seven years ago, police said on Thursday. The accused, Lokesh (35), serving life imprisonment, had an argument with his mother allegedly over a land dispute and later...
  • SP youth wing leader's cousin shot dead by unidentified assailant May 8, 2014

    A 31-year-old man, cousin of a Samajwadi Party leader, was shot dead by an unidentified armed assailant in Kavinagar area, police said on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Kapil Yadav, cousin of SP youth wing national secretary Vinod Yadav, and he was shot by an unidentified man when he was...
  • Youth Congress leader Jagdish Mehar shot dead May 7, 2014

    A Youth Congress leader from Madhya Pradesh was allegedly shot dead by unidentified persons on the Jabalpur-Jaipur national highway in Khuri village in Rajgarh, police said on Wednesday. District Youth Congress general secretary, Jagdish Mehar (35) was shot at last evening when he was travelling in his jeep, they said. The assailants...
  • Government school teacher stabs colleague to death before committing suicide May 7, 2014

    A 24-year-old government teacher allegedly stabbed his 32-year-old woman colleague to death before committing suicide reportedly over an affair between the two in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district police said on Tuesday. "The contractual 'shikshakarmi' (teacher) Divyanshu Khare killed his married colleague Savita Dubey in front of her five-year-old daughter at her house...
  • Oscar Pistorius accused of 'sinister' remark in court May 6, 2014

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" remark to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp in the courtroom Tuesday during a break at his murder trial. Pistorius denied the allegation that he said to the close friend of the girlfriend he killed: "How can you sleep at night?" The accusation by...
  • Bhanwari Devi murder case: Parasram Bishnoi, brother of main accused surrenders May 7, 2014

    Parasram Bishnoi, a co-accused in the Bhanwari Devi abduction and murder case, and brother of main accused Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, today surrendered before a local court, and claimed that the entire case was a "fabricated one". "It was a conspiracy to wipe out our family by framing us using CBI in...
  • Oscar Pistorius' next-door neighbours testify at the trial May 6, 2014

    Pretoria, South Africa: A married couple who lived next to the house where Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend testified Tuesday at the athlete's murder trial about the night of the killing, saying they both heard a man crying loudly in a high-pitched voice and calling three times for help. Michael...