Crime and crash

Hubballai, July 5: Saral Vastu exponent Chandrashekhar Guruji alias Chandrashekhar Angadi was stabbed to death in broad daylight today at a private hotel on Hubballi-Dharwad Road in Karnataka's Hubballi district. Police sources said two persons — posing as his followers — stabbed him at the reception counter and fled away. The incident is said to have happened around 12 noon. Police commissioner

Mumbai, July 2: A chemist in Amravati district of Maharashtra was stabbed to death after he allegedly shared a social media post in support of Nupur Sharma, whose abusive and provocative remarks against Prophet Muhammad snowballed into a major political issue. The chemist, Umesh Prahladrao Kolhe, was killed on June 21, and five persons have been arrested so far in this connection, an official said

Jaipur, June 29: Preliminary investigation into the gruesome killing of a tailor in Udaipur revealed that one of the two prime accused had links with the Pakistan-based Dawat-e-Islami organisation and had visited Karachi in 2014, the Rajasthan Police chief said on Wednesday. The police have detained three more people in connection with the killing so far, Director General of Police (DGP) M L

Kasargod, Jun 27: In a gruesome incident, a non-resident Indian youth, who had just returned from a Gulf country, was abducted and murdered by a gang of miscreants yesterday at Bandiyod in Kasragod district. The abductors then dispatched body to a hospital in an ambulance. The victim has been identified as Aboobakar Siddeeq (32), a resident of Sitangoli Mugu. The reason for the brutal murder is

Two youths accused of raping a girl have been beaten up and set on fire by villagers in Jharkhand's Gumla district, leaving one dead and the other seriously injured, police said on Thursday, June 9. The incident took place in a village in Sadar Police Station area on Wednesday night. The injured is undergoing treatment at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Gumla Sub-divisional Police

Mysuru, June 8: A man, who considers himself to be an upper caste Hindu, has surrendered before police confessing to the murder of his 17-year-old daughter on June 6 for falling in love with a boy from lower caste in Periyapatna taluk in Mysuru district of Karnataka. Accused father Suresh and daughter Shalini A case has been registered against him, according to Mysuru Police. According to police

Lucknow, June 8: In a shocking incident, a 17-year-old boy allegedly shot dead his mother in a fit of rage here after she refused to allow him to play PUBG. The boy shot his mother with his father's licensed revolver and kept the body hidden in one of the rooms of the house. He sprayed room freshener in the room to prevent foul smell. He threatened his 10-year-old sister and kept her locked in the

Chennai, June 5: Two boys and a girl died of suspected suffocation after being trapped inside a parked car while playing at Lebbai Kudiyiruppu near Panagudi in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu late on Saturday. According to police sources, Nithisha (7) and Nithish (5), children of Nagaraj, a daily-wage labourer of Keelatheru at Lebbai Kudiyiruppu, and Kabishanth (4), son of labourer Sudhan, were

Bengaluru, June 4: Angered by his mother’s reluctance to get him a new mobile phone, a 26-year-old man in Bengaluru strangulated his mother to death, the police said. The accused, identified as Deepak, a resident of Mylasandra, was arrested on June 3. His mother Fathima Mary (45) and her family members lived by selling home-grown crops in local markets. Based on Deepak’s version, his younger

Kalaburgi, June 3: As many as seven passengers of a private bus are suspected to have been charred to death in an accident that happened on the outskirts of the Kamalapura town in Kalaburagi district in the early hours of Friday. The bus caught fire after an accident between a tempo trax and a bus. The bus with 29 people, was going to Hyderabad from Goa. The injured have been admitted to various