Crime

  • Delhi HC upholds conviction of man for rape, murder of 3-year-old girl 18-04-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction of a 56-year-old man for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, saying the offence fits the description of a crime of "exceptional depravity". The court, however, deferred its decision to July 11 as to whether the convict be sent...
  • Bangalore: Security guard sexually abuses seven-year-old girl 18-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Bangalore: The Police have arrested a security guard in south-east Bangalore for trying to rape a seven year old girl on Thursday, the polling day. The girl is the daugther of parents who work as construction labourers, was playing with two others outside her home, when Raju allegedly lured her...
  • Relative rapes 20-year-old for over four years 17-04-2014 11:11 PM

    A 20-year-old B.Com student was allegedly raped by her uncle for over four years in Kavi Nagar area in Ghaziabad. Based on the victim's complaint, a case was registered on Thursday against Dhyanchand Bhaskar at Kavi Nagar police station, police said. The accused is on the run since the registration...
  • Woman stripped as punishment for resisting molestation 17-04-2014 11:06 PM

    Two youth tore woman's clothes when she tried to resist their molestation bid at Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday. Police said the victim, who lives with her family in Ghaziabad, along with her husband, was going to Siyani Gate on a bike. "When the woman and her husband...
  • Businessman burnt alive over payment dispute 16-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A 32-year-old businessman has been allegedly set ablaze by three people, including a couple, over a payment dispute in Mathura, police said on Wednesday. An FIR has been lodged against Mohan Lal, a trader, his wife Pushpa and his partner Bobby, following a complaint by the victim's brother-in-law. The accused...
  • Head surgeon arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 2500 16-04-2014 10:42 PM

    Professor and head of surgery unit of SMS Hospital and College was on Wednesday arrested by the sleuths of Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 2,500 from a patient's son, an official spokesperson said. Surgeon of Sawai Man Singh Hospital and College Rajveer Arya was arrested by...
  • Auto driver rapes 21-year-old foreign national in Alwar 16-04-2014 10:35 PM

    A 21-year-old Nepali woman, working at a road-side eatery, was allegedly raped by an auto rickshaw driver in Neemrana industrial area of Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Wednesday. The victim, working with her husband at the eatery, said in her complaint that she was raped by driver Sandeep Yadav,...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Suspected extremists kidnap 100 girls in Nigeria 15-04-2014 11:53 PM

    Maiduguri: Suspected Islamic extremists abducted about 100 female students from a school in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, but some of the teens managed to escape from the back of an open truck, officials said. The girls were abducted after midnight from a school in Chibok, on the edge of the...
  • Delhi: Assam student beaten up by college mates 15-04-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was on Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested. BA final year student Pran Saikia, who studies in PGDAV College in the south campus,...
  • Delhi: Woman alleges rape by father-in-law, husband's friend 14-04-2014 10:18 PM

    New Delhi: A 23-year-old woman has accused her father-in-law and her husband's friend of raping her in south Delhi's Govindpuri, police said on Monday. According to a complaint filed by the woman, the father-in-law raped her over a year ago while her husband's 32-year-old friend, Sonu raped her in March,...
  • Man shoots wife dead over suspected illicit affair 14-04-2014 07:45 PM

    Suspecting his wife of having an illicit affair, a 49-year-old man shot her dead at their home in Masuri area in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday. The incident happened late on Sunday night after a scuffle broke out between Rahisuddin and his 45-year-old wife Shabana, a senior police officer said....
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion 14-04-2014 06:56 PM

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma,...
  • Delhi: Man held for attempting to rape minor girl 13-04-2014 10:11 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old man has been arrested for attempting to rape an eight-year-old girl staying in his neighbourhood, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday evening in central Delhi's Nabi Karim area. Mohammad Asghar, who stays in a rented accommodation in Nabi Karim and works in...
  • Man gets life term for rape-cum-murder of a woman police constable 13-04-2014 07:37 PM

    A special court in Kotasentenced a youth to life imprisonment for rape and murder of a woman police constable in 2010. Special Court judge Ajay Singh convicted and awarded life sentence to Tulsiram, who worked as a cook at Chechat police station of the district, for raping and killing the...
  • Women agitated over illegal sale of liquor set shop ablaze 13-04-2014 02:21 PM

    A group of women allegedly set a shop on fire on Bhopa road in Muzaffarnagarfor illegally selling liquor, police said on Sunday. The agitated women have alleged that they had complained to the district authorities earlier but no action was taken against the shop owner, they said. The accused owner...
  • 8 guns, 52 cartridges seized in Bhopal; seven arrested 13-04-2014 02:15 PM

    Seven youth were arrested after eight hand guns and 52 cartridges of Italian 12-bore gun were allegedly seized from them in the city, police said on Sunday. The illegal firearms were brought from neighbouring Uttar Pradesh, Superintendent of Police (headquarters) Shashikant Shukla told reporters last evening. Efforts were on to...
  • Three arrested for fraud in MPPEB's forest guard recruitment test 13-04-2014 02:11 PM

    Three persons have been arrested by the STF for allegedly committing fraud in the forest guard recruitment test conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB). The trio, identified as Dharmendra Nigam, Kuldeep Dauneria and Bhagirath Kemor, all residents of Morena in the state, were arrested by Madhya Pradesh...
  • Brother-sister duo stabbed to death in Chena 13-04-2014 12:45 PM

    A youth and his sister were stabbed to death by some persons in Chena village in Bareilly, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday when Virendra (25) and his sister Neeraj (20) were stabbed by one Mukesh and his accomplices, who forcibly entered their house. Both of...
  • Woman gunned down by locality member, body sent to mortuary 11-04-2014 10:45 PM

    A woman was shot dead, on Friday, by a man in a locality in Bihar's Munger district, police sources said. Sunaina Devi (40) was on way home after deposing in property-related case when her relative Shankar Pandit shot her from close range near Safiabad airport area, the sources said. She...
  • Man gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping woman 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    A court in Bihar's Katihar district, on Friday, sentenced a man ten years imprisonment for raping a woman for two months on the promise of marriage. The District and Sessions Judge Radhakrishna while convicting the man Motilal Das to ten years in jail also fined him Rs. 10,000 fine. According...
  • Defiant Mulayam says 'wrong' anti-rape law should be amended 11-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Seeking to wriggle out of his controversial remarks on rape, Mulayam Singh Yadav, on Friday, said "no one respects women more than Samajwadi Party" but stuck to his stand that the "wrong" anti-rape law should be amended. "Today there is nobody in the country who respects women more than Samajwadi...
  • Physically challenged girl rape case: Haryana Police's laxity revealed 11-04-2014 04:01 PM

    Chandigarh: It is not just the politicians who are insensitive to gender issues but a DSP in Haryana too has been caught on a hidden camera displaying complete callousness in dealing with the gangrape of a mentally challenged and visually impaired minor girl. The victim is 17, visually impaired and...
  • Rajasthan's Income Tax Department breaks seizure records in 2013-14 10-04-2014 11:06 PM

    In its searches operations, the Investigation wing of Rajasthan Income Tax Department found undisclosed income to the tune of Rs 603.61 crore as admitted by the assesses and total assets of Rs 44.27 crore were seized in 2013-14. The performance of the Investigation wing of the I-T Department, Rajasthan improved...
  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs 10-04-2014 09:06 PM

    At least 300 students in a village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district lost their school which was destroyed in a blast by Maoists ahead of voting in six parliamentaryconstituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in...
  • Mulayam under fire for defending rapists 10-04-2014 08:56 PM

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav has invited the wrath of political parties and women and social activists alike for defending rapists and questioning capital punishment to the convicts. Congress slammed Yadav saying these were unfortunate. "It is unfortunate that any leader makes such a statement regarding a...
  • ACB arrests electricity inspector for accepting bribe of Rs 6,000 10-04-2014 08:26 PM

    An assistant electricity inspector of power vigilance office was on Thursday arrested in a raid by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a client for settling bills at Bhiwadi in Alwar district of Rajasthan. An ACB spokesman said that during searches in the houses...
  • Wrong to give death penalty for rape, boys make mistakes: Mulayam Singh Yadav 10-04-2014 05:18 PM

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday sparked off a controversy by opposing death penalty to rape convicts. Boys do commit mistakes but giving death penalty is wrong, he said. If we come to power, we will amend the law, he added while condemning the Mumbai sessions courts decision...
  • Factory worker drugged, robbed of cash, mobile phone in Noida 09-04-2014 11:20 PM

    A factory worker was drugged and robbed of in Noida phase 2 area, police said on Wednesday. The incident happened on Tuesday night when Vicky (18), a factory worker came out for some work. "Some people offered him sedative-laced drink and when he become unconscious, they took him in car...
  • Two arrested with over Rs 45 lakh cash in East Champaran 09-04-2014 06:32 PM

    A businessman and his son carrying Rs 45.5 lakh unaccounted cash were arrested on Wednesday from a place under Town police station in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said. Acting on a tip off, a police arrested Shambhu Gupta and his son Roushan Kumar from near their residence on...