Crime and crash

Badaun, Jan 8: Satyanand, the main accused in the Badaun gangrape and murder case, landed in police net, late on Thursday night, almost four days after a 50-year-old woman was allegedly gang-raped and abandoned outside her home at a village in Badaun district. District magistrate, Kumar Prashant, confirmed that Satyanand, the local temple priest and the main accused was hiding in the house of one

Badaun, Jan 6: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun has suspended an SHO for negligence in the rape and murder case of a woman after the postmortem report revealed that she was not only gang raped in a Hindu temple but also brutalized. Superintendent of Police Siddharth Verma said, "The postmortem report confirmed the rape. A case has been registered against the three

Budaun, Jan 6: A 50-year-old woman was gang-raped and brutally murdered allegedly by a priest and two others in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The attack on the woman took place on Sunday when she had gone to a temple, they said, adding that all three accused have been booked, and two of them arrested on Tuesday. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sankalp Sharma

Mumbai, Jan 5: The Mumbai Police has nabbed a self-styled spokesperson of Mumbai's 'dabbawalas' for an alleged loan fraud in the name of 61 dabbawalas by promising to give them free scooters, an official said on Tuesday. "A team of our officials picked up the accused, Subhash Talekar, from his village in Pune district and brought him to Mumbai early on Tuesday. He will be produced before a

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 5: A 35-year-old woman in Kadakkavoor in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district was arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act for allegedly raping her 14-year-old son, police said on Monday. This is the first such incident seen in the state. The father had complained to the police that the boy's mother had been exploiting their son for quite some time

Banda, Jan 4: A Dalit family has left their home in a village here after they were allegedly beaten up and threatened with dire consequences by local strongmen for using a government hand pump, a family member claimed on Monday. The police have booked three people in connection with the incident. However, they did not comment on the family's claim of leaving their house. A member of the Dalit

New Delhi, Jan 4: A 36-year-old woman murdered her husband and then tried to kill herself in Delhi's Chhatarpur area on Sunday. The woman had also allegedly posted the murder information on Facebook after which the police were informed. The landlord of the apartment also informed the police that the couple was not opening the door at JVTS Garden Chhatapur Extention. The door was locked from inside

Fatehpur, Dec 31: A Dalit man allegedly hanged himself in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district after he was thrashed by some people for plucking leaves from a mango tree. Twenty-six-year-old Dharampal Diwakar was reportedly upset over the incident and allegedly ended his life on Wednesday at his house in Aasta village, his family said. Diwakar had gone to pluck leaves for his goats from

Noida, Dec 30: The Delhi Police has arrested a 26-year-old Noida resident on charges of blackmailing and extorting money from over 100 women by morphing their pictures and threatening to post the same on the social media, police said on Wednesday. Accused Sumit Jha used to download and morph the profile pictures of women from their social media accounts, create fake profiles on the same platform

Patna, Dec 29: young man was found hanging from the ceiling of his home in Bihar hours after being forced to lick his own spittle by a kangaroo court that accused him of harassing a girl he was supposedly in love with, a senior police official said on Tuesday. The incident took place in Chainpur police station area of this west Bihar district where the body of Shivshankar Gupta (22) was found