Crime and crash

Pune, Mar 1: TI) A 39-year-old man and his son drowned after their boat overturned in a rivulet in Solapur district of Maharashtra while they were trying to take a selfie, police said on Monday. The incident took place on Sunday evening when the man along with his wife, son, daughter and two friends went for a boat ride in the rivulet near Ujani backwaters in Vangi area under Karmala police

Aligarh, Mar 1: The body of a 16-year-old Dalit girl was found in a field in the Akrabad area here, following which villagers clashed with police and indulged in stone-pelting, police said on Monday. The girl had gone to the fields Sunday afternoon to collect fodder for cattle but did not return. Later, her body was found in a field when her family members started searching for her, they said

New Delhi, Feb 27: An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of Delhi Police allegedly shot himself dead with his service pistol in a PCR van while he was on duty at Zakhira flyover in west Delhi on Saturday morning, officials said. The ASI, Tej Pal (55), was attached with the Police Control Room (PCR) unit. He was residing in Rajnagar in Ghaziabad, they said. Police were informed about the incident at

Bulandshahr, Feb 26: A mentally challenged mother allegedly beheaded her 13-month-old baby and then apparently ended her own life in a village in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Santosh Kumar Singh said the woman, Jitendri, 23, was mentally challenged and her husband works as a tailor in Rajasthan. Jitendri, on Thursday, allegedly beheaded her infant

Alappuzha, Feb 25: A young worker of RSS was hacked to death allegedly by members of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), the political wing of Popular Front of India, during a clash in Alappuzha district on Wednesday night. Police identified the victim as Nandu alias Rahul Krishna, 22, the RSS shakha mukhya shikshak at Nagamkulangara in Wayalar village panchayat in Alappuzha. Three activists

Lucknow, Feb 25: A man was allegedly beaten to death by his neighbours after he stopped them from plucking guavas from the tree inside his house. The incident took place in Shekhpura village under Azeem Nagar police station when the man asked his neighbours not to pluck the fruits. This led to an argument and 27-year-old Mehfooz Ali was beaten brutally by the accused who fled after the incident

Shahjahanpur, Feb 23: Six people have been arrested by the Shahjahanpur police that has seized nearly 500 cloned fingerprints of beneficiaries along with their Aadhaar cards and bank passbooks. The arrested persons include Gaurav, 26, a graduate who runs a photocopy shop in Kaant area. Gaurav, who learnt fingerprint cloning using glue-gun and adhesive online, has allegedly hacked nearly 500 bank

New Delhi, Feb 22: Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday arrested Jaspreet Singh, who was seen climbing one of the tombs located at both sides of the rampart at Red Fort during the violence on Republic Day. Singh, 29, was also seen using an offensive gesture holding steel tensile installed at the Red Fort. The accused is a resident of Swaroop Nagar, New Delhi. Last week, the Delhi Police Special

Aligarh, Feb 22: The 24-year-old son of a jeweller allegedly murdered his mother and looted valuables worth over Rs one crore from her house in the Saroj Nagar Colony of Aligarh The accused, Yogesh, and his three associates, including two women, were arrested on Sunday and the stolen gold, diamond and silver jewellery was recovered from them. According to the police, jeweller Kuldeep Verma's son

New Delhi, Jan 20: There is no evidence to show that the toolkit on farmers' protest is responsible for the violence on January 26, activist Disha Ravi's counsel told a Delhi court which reserved for Tuesday its order on her bail plea. "If highlighting farmers’ protest globally is sedition, I’m better in jail," Ravi said through her counsel on Saturday. Ravi's counsel was submitting arguments