Burnt Alive

  • 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...
  • Bulandshahr: Dalit woman battles for life as employer sets her ablaze for resisting rape February 14, 2014

    A dalit woman working at a brick kiln at Kirra village in Bulandshahr was allegedly set ablaze by her employer when she resisted his attempt to rape her. The woman, who suffered 95 per cent burns, was admitted to the district hospital from where she was referred to Meerut for treatment. According...
  • Odisha: 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped, set on fire, dies August 9, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: The 14-year-old girl, who was allegedly gangraped in Kendrapara district in July 2013, died in a hospital in Bhubaneswar on Thursday. After being raped, the woman was allegedly set on fire by the accused. Tensions prevailed outside the hospital due to constant protests by the women activists. Police was deployed...
  • Bihar: Teacher burnt alive by colleagues May 27, 2013

    Purnia: In a horrific incident, a school teacher was burnt alive by his colleagues inside the school premises in Purnia district on Monday. Superintendent of police Kim alleged that a group of teachers along with the principal of a middle school under Maranga police station took the teacher Ranjit Kumar (40)...
  • One arrested for setting man on fire over dispute May 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: City police on Thursday registered an attempt to murder case against three men including two brothers for allegedly trying to burn a man alive. Harshwardhan Shah, the complainant, alleged that brothers Parag and Devang Dave, along with another unidentified man, accosted him near his house in Isanpur area late...
  • TN: Angered by abuse, wife burns man alive August 14, 2012

    Chennai: A habitual drinker was burned to death by his wife after years of bearing with his verbal abuse and constant accusations of infidelity. The 35-year-old set him on fire after tying his limbs when he was in an inebriated condition at Thiruverkadu on Sunday night. She initially pretended that her...
  • Rape case witness burnt alive in Bihar village May 14, 2012

    Patna: A teenager, who was the main witness in his mother's rape case, was burnt alive in Nawada district Sunday, police said. Chintu Kumar, 17, was set on fire by the rape accused in Garabigha village under Narhat police station, 150 km from here, a police officer, who did not want...
  • Gujarat: Six acquitted in 2002 riot case March 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Six persons accused in a 2002 riot case where a youth and his mother were allegedly burnt to death in Gomtipur area in Ahmedabad, were acquitted by a trial court for lack of evidence. Additional sessions Judge MP Sheth on Tuesday acquitted all six accused in the case on...
  • Beed: girl burnt alive for resisting rape July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in Beed, Maharashtra, a 16-year-old was burnt alive for resisting rape. The victim's father claims the neighbour Jeevan Kale poured kerosene on her and set her on fire when she tried to fight him off. The minor died in the hospital. "He barged into our...
  • Mob burns alive Rajasthan Police officer March 18, 2011

    Jaipur: A police officer was burnt alive by a mob on Thursday evening in Rajasthan Sawai Madhopur district. The shocking incident took place after a man jumped from an overhead water tank and died to protest against alleged police inaction in a murder case. According to Rajasthan Additional Director General (Law...
  • Orissa steel executive burnt alive, one arrested March 4, 2011

    Bolangir (Orissa): A senior officer of a private steel company was burnt alive by suspended factory workers at Titlagarh on Thursday. Titlagarh, where the is incident took place is tense - One person has been arrested. R S Roy, deputy general manager (Operations) of Graphite India Ltd-Powmex steel division was coming...
  • Sonawane demanded bribe, allege accused January 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Some of the accused in Yashwant Sonawane murder case have alleged in statements to police that the slain officer had demanded a 'bribe' to settle the matter when he spotted oil adulteration near Manmad on January 25. The police, however, said such counter-accusations are common. The investigating officers have...
  • Sonawane's kin demands CBI inquiry January 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Brother-in-law of Additional Collector Yashwant Sonawane, killed by oil mafia in Nashik district, on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident. "Sonawane's Personal Assistant as well as the driver were there when the incident occurred. It is surprising that only he was targeted," Anand Dani, brother-in-law of the slain...
  • Malegaon ADC Sonawane's funeral held in Nasik January 26, 2011

    Nasik: The last rites of Yashwant Sonawane, the additional collector of Malegaon, who was burnt to death allegedly by the persons involved in fuel adulteration near Manmad, were conducted here overnight. Several government officials were present at the funeral. Meanwhile, Popat Shinde, the prime suspect who also suffered burn injuries in the...
  • Sonawane's killers will be punished: Maha CM January 25, 2011

    Talking to CNN-IBN, Prithviraj Chavan said such an incident of burning an officer live will not be tolerated. ...
  • Malegaon Additional DC burnt alive by oil mafia January 25, 2011

    Malegaon: Additional District Collector of Malegaon, Yashwant Sonawane, has been burnt alive by people involved in black marketing of petrol and diesel. The tragic incident took place about 10 kms from Malegaon in Maharashtra's Nashik district on Tuesday afternoon. Sonawane was going to Nandgaon for a tehsildar meeting when he spotted...
  • 13-year-old burnt alive by classmates in Madhya Pradesh September 18, 2008

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old girl was burnt alive by three classmates in Bamtara village of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday night. The victim was taken to the Vidisha district hospital where she succumbed to her injuries early on Thursday morning. She mentioned the names of the three accused in a...
  • UP villagers capture leopard, burn it alive May 9, 2008

    Lakhimpur: In a barbaric incidence on Thursday, a leopard was caught and burnt alive by the villagers of Lakhimpur in Uttar Pradesh. The leopard was alleged to be a man-eater and had killed five people in the village. While the Forest Department was on the look out for the leopard, the...
  • 25-year-old man burnt alive in Delhi April 22, 2008

    New Delhi: A man has allegedly been burnt alive at Vikaspuri in the capital. The badly charred body was found in a passage between two residential apartments on Monday morning. The 25-year-old's feet were tied up and he is yet to be identified. Police say a newspaper vendor saw the...
  • Ten-year-old boy burnt alive in New Delhi March 14, 2008

    New Delhi: A 10-year-old boy was burnt alive in Alipur on the outskirts of New Delhi on Thursday night. The incident took place at a wedding procession, where a car reportedly hit the boy’s bicycle. Eyewitness reports say the boy, Sanjeev, was beaten up, when he asked for compensation. He was then...
  • Groom burnt alive for ‘not washing feet’ March 13, 2008

    Beijing: A Chinese bride burned her new husband to death after he got into bed after a drunken argument without washing his feet, state media reported on Wednesday. “Wang and his wife, Luo, were married on February 2. The couple, however, frequently fought over trivial things while still on their honeymoon,”...
  • Has society accepted death penalty? June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Three AIADMK workers have been sentenced to death for setting a bus on fire during a political agitation in Tamil Nadu seven years back. The verdict — pronounced by a Salem court on Friday — has sparked off an intense debate over the ethics of capital punishment all...
  • AIADMK men guilty of burning girls June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A Salem court on Thursday held three AIADMK functionaries and 20 other people guilty for the sensational Dharmapuri bus burning incident of 2000 in which three students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University had been burnt alive in a mob violence following the conviction of AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa...