Crime and crash

Mysuru, Sept 22: Forest officials in an operation arrested two poachers hunting deer at Nagarhole national park and trying sell meat, forest officials said on Tuesday. Forest officials said that the arrested persons have been identified as Manu and Manju. On a tip-off, the forest officials raided near annachouka forest range area where the accused were trying to sell the meat. The officials said

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 18: A 19-year old Covid-19 infected girl who suffered sexual abuse by an ambulance driver at Pathanamthitta in Kerala recently made a bid to end her life. According to sources, the girl made a hanging bid at the hospital in Kottayam district where she is under Covid-19 treatment. Owing to the timely intervention of the hospital staff, she was saved. The incident took place

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 15: At least 140 teenagers killed themselves in Kerala for trivial reasons in the last six months, a study said, prompting the state Human Rights Commission (SHRC) to direct the Social Justice Department to examine the effectiveness of its suicide prevention measures. In his direction to the Director of the department on Monday, SHRC chairman Antony Dominic sought a report

Alappuzha, Sept 15: The body of a two-and-half-year-old boy Adikrishna, who went missing at Alappuzha beach after waves swept him away while his mother was clicking a selfie with him, was recovered from the sea on Tuesday. According to the Alappuzha police, the tragic incident took place on Sunday evening when Adikrishna came to see the beach in Alappuzha district along with his parents and other

Mumbai, Sept 14: Five of the six alleged drug peddlers, who were arrested in a drug case in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput's death, have been sent to the custody of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) while one has been granted bail. "NCB presented six accused before the court. Sanket Patel gets bail on a surety of Rs 15,000. Karam Jeet Singh, Dwayne Fernandes, and Ankush Anreja remanded in

Dehradun, Sept 6: BJP MLA from Dwarahat, Mahesh Negi, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation weeks after a woman accused him of the crime in a police complaint, police said. An FIR was registered against Negi at the Nehru Colony police station here on Sunday under sections 376 (rape) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC in compliance with the orders of a local court, Dehradun

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept 6: State enforcement squad under the Excise Department on Sunday arrested two persons and allegedly seized 500 kilograms of ganja from their possession near Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram. According to excise officer Anil Kumar, the vehicle has been registered in the name of a Punjab native. The two arrested in the case were the resident of Jharkhand and Punjab. Kumar said

Pathanamthitta, Sept 6: A 19-year old woman Covid-19 patient was allegedly sexually abused by an ambulance driver while shifting her to first line treatment centre near here, police said on Sunday. The ambulance driver Noufal (29) was taken into custody on Sunday based on a complaint by the victim's mother to the hospital authorities and the police. He was dismissed from service, the Kanivu 108

Aonla, Sept 6: A 32-year-old, Basid Khan was tied to a tree and allegedly lynched by a mob on suspicion of theft in Uttar Pradesh's Aonla town. According to reports, some of the attackers joined the crowd for the sheer 'fun' of it and posed for mobile cameras while the victim, Basid Khan, was being thrashed in the background on Friday. Basid, it later turned out, was an alcoholic but not a thief

Lucknow, Sept 6: A Biology class WhatsApp group for class 10 students of a private school in Baghpat has been found filled with pornographic material. The police said that the person who created the chat group used an international number to evade detection. "But it appears to be the work of some insider as he had the photograph of the school's Biology teacher, which he used in its DP, as well as