Crime and crash

Lucknow, Dec 29: A man allegedly staged his own 10-year-old daughter's kidnapping in order to frame his rivals in a criminal case, police said. According to the police, the man, a resident of Pilibhit city, lodged a complaint on Saturday that his daughter had been kidnapped allegedly by his neighbours. A search was immediately launched. During investigation, the police also questioned the girl's

Jamui, Dec 28: Three more persons were arrested by Jamui police in connection with the human sacrifice case taking the total arrests to five including two women, an official said on Sunday. The deceased, Saurabh Kumar (7) was killed by his uncle Toofani Yadav (35) on December 22. He was influenced by his younger brother Karu Yadav and a tantrik Janardhan Giri (50). Jamui SP Pramod Kumar Mandal

Lucknow, Dec 28: A man, posing as president of a right-wing outfit, has been booked for forgery and under the Information Technology (IT) Act for allegedly collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya through social media and door-to-door campaigns. An FIR was registered at the Majhola police station in Moradabad district on Saturday, on a complaint lodged by BJP's Moradabad

New Delhi, Dec 26: A 45-year-old man died in a fire at a mask manufacturing factory in west Delhi's Mayapuri area early Saturday morning, a Delhi Fire Service (DFS) official said. A call about the fire was received around 3.50 am, and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said. DFS Director Atul Garg said fire officials broke down the door of the factory and rescued three people, one of

Lucknow, Dec 24: A man allegedly set on fire a woman's house after she reportedly turned down his proposal. The incident took place on Wednesday night in Bazaarkhala police station area. A constable of UP-112 unit doused the fire before it could spread out. The police have detained the accused, identified as Chetram, for investigation. Station House Officer (SHO) Bazarkhala, Vijendra Singh, said

New Delhi, Dec 19: Four people died and two were injured in a factory roof collapse on Saturday morning in West Delhi's Khyala Village. The incident happened at around 10 a.m. in Vishnu garden of Khyala in a factory of motor winding where at least six people were inside. "The injured were rescued by the police staff, ambulance staff, DDMA staff and were sent to the nearest hospital. Out of six

Mumbai, Dec 18: A driver of an overspeeding car was arrested on Friday after he hit a delivery boy on a two-wheeler in the Oshiwara area of Mumbai. The boy, who was riding a scooter, died in the hospital. Soon after the incident, the accused, who was riding a red Mercedes was apprehended by the police. "An overspeeding car lost control and jumped a divider, hitting my nephew's scooty. He died in

Kanpur(UP), Dec 17:A daily wage labourer in Uttar Pradesh beat his three-year-old son to death for urinating in bed. The accused was arrested by the police on Wednesday evening after the boy's mother and maternal uncle reported the matter to the police. The father had fled to Hamirpur with the body of the boy. He was detained by the Hamirpur police that later handed him over to the Kanpur police

Mumbai, Dec 16: Just when cybercriminals are busy duping people through sophisticated hacking techniques in the pandemic, some users in India have reported receiving a letter in their emails, promising $450,000 (nearly Rs 3.3 crore) from "Microsoft" for being winner of the "Microsoft Relief Grant and Support Initiative". This letter, which bears the name of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella as

Lucknow, Dec 16: Eight people died, while 21 more sustained injuries on Wednesday morning when an Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus collided with a gas tanker here amid reduced visibility due to fog, police said. The crash took place in the Dhanari police station area, they added. “Eight people have died in the accident involving a bus of UP Roadways and a gas tanker. All the injured have been