Crime and crash

Kasaragod, Mar 21: A teenage girl student was found dead at her residence under suspicious circumstances at Illathingal, Bantukka Malamkund in Kasaragod district. The deceased is KV Sharanya (17), a plus two student of a government higher secondary school. She was the daughter of Babu and Sujata couple. The incident came to light when her mother Sujata returned home from work last evening. The

New Delhi, Mar 17: Two meat vendors were allegedly beaten up and robbed by seven miscreants, including three Delhi Police personnel, in east Delhi's Shahdara, a senior officer said. The incident took place in Anand Vihar area on March 7 when the two meat vendors were travelling in their car and hit a scooter. The accused, alleged to be 'gau rakshaks', urinated on the victims' faces and threatened

New Delhi, Mar 16: An Indian Army Cheetah Helicopter crashed near Mandala, Arunachal Pradesh, today. The helicopter was performing an operational sortie near Bomdila, Arunachal Pradesh, when it was reported to have lost contact with the air traffic control (ATC) at around 09:15 AM on 16 March 23. Search parties have been organied, and operations are underway to look for the crew in the helicopter

Bengaluru, Mar 15: Police have arrested the boyfriend of an air hostess who died after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment building in southeastern Bengaluru last week. It was neither an accident nor a suicide, but a murder, police say. Archana Dhiman (28) fell from the fourth-floor corridor of the apartment building in Mallappa Layout, Koramangala 8th Block, between 12.15 am and 12.45

Kozhikode, Mar 12: The CBI has brought back a kidnapping-and-murder accused wanted by the Kerala Police through extradition from Saudi Arabia, the 33rd fugitive extradited since last year, under "Operation Trishul" on Sunday, officials said. Mohammed Haneefa Makkata, a fugitive with an Interpol Red Corner Notice (RCN) issued against him, was wanted by the Kerala Police in connection with the

Kasaragod, Mar 9: A Plus Two student of Kundamkuzhi Higher Secondary School was found dead near the institution on Tuesday night. The police identified the deceased as Abhinav, 17, son of Vinod and Shalini. He had reportedly left home saying that he was going to the playground near the school. However, he did not return even after dusk. His father, who went in search of him, found him hanging from

In a horrifying turn of events in Rajasthan, two Muslim youths who were kidnapped allegedly by members of Bajrang Dal, have now found to be dead after their charred bodies were found in a burnt car. The victims have been identified as Nasir, 25, and Junaid, 35, who had been kidnapped from Bharatpur district on Wednesday, February 15. It is suspected that Monu Manesar, Bajrang Dal leader and a man

Bengaluru, Feb 8: A 23-year-old man from Andhra Pradesh has been arrested for sexually assaulting his former college mate in Koramangala, Southeast Bengaluru. His friend has been arrested for molesting the woman’s friend. The accused are Garakipati Ajay Venkat Sai, 23, from West Godavari, and Aditya Abhiraj, 26, from Muzaffarpur, Bihar. Police said Ajay had known the woman for four years as they

Kasaragod: The Customs officers in Kasaragod arrested a person, allegedly with around 1.3kg of gold worth around Rs 75 lakh he tried to smuggle in from Dubai on Friday. The arrested person has been identified as Mohammed Fahiz P M (33), a resident of Citizen Nagar in Kasaragod's Chengala grama panchayat. "He works as an accountant in a construction company in Dubai and is coming home for vacation

Gandhinagar, Jan 31: A court in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar today sentenced self-styled Hindu godman Asaram Bapu to life imprisonment in a 2013 rape case. The 81-year-old was convicted in a rape case filed by a former woman disciple in 2013. Sessions court judge D K Soni pronounced the ruling after hearing the arguments on the quantum of sentence. A district and sessions court in Gandhinagar on Monday