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Chhota Rajan gets 8-year jail term in murder-bid case

Mumbai, Aug 20: A Mumbai court sentenced gangster Chhota Rajan and five others on Tuesday to eight years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2012 attempt-to-murder case lodged against them by a hotelier.

Special court judge A T Wankhede convicted the six under various sections of the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) and the Indian Penal Code....

Man divorces wife; she approaches police; he burns her alive

Lucknow, Aug 19: A 22-year-old woman, who had approached the police take action against her husband under the controversial ‘Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act’, has been burnt alive allegedly by her husband and in-laws at Gadra village of Shravasti district in Uttar Pradesh in front of her five-year-old daughter.

The victim has been identified as Sayeeda...

Man who let wife go with lover in exchange for 71 sheep held on theft charge

Gorakhpur, Aug 19: In a strange love triangle, a husband agreed to let his wife go away with her lover in exchange for 71 sheep in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur.

The exchange was made in the presence of the panchayat which directed the woman's lover to compensate her husband with half of his flock.

The matter came into limelight...

UP Man Murders Daughter after Raping Her for 2 Years, Buries Her Head and Dumps Body in Drain

Gorakhpur, Aug 18: A man who allegedly sexually assaulted his 19-year-old daughter for two years and later killed her was arrested here, police said on Saturday.

He was arrested on Friday following the complaint by the woman's elder sister, they said.

Police said the man raped his younger daughter several times in the last two...

Stopped from marrying again, 75-yr-old commits suicide

Bareilly, Aug 17: A 75-year-old man committed suicide miffed after his children stopped him from getting married for the second time, police said on Saturday.

Arshad was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his home in Kanshiram Colony on Friday morning, a police officer said, adding that his first wife had passed away.


Truck driver siphoning off relief materials caught

Dharwad, Aug 17: A truck driver who was siphoning off relief materials sent to flood victims was caught by villagers in Dharwad district.

Kashimsab Holi, a native of Kallur village in Dharwad taluk and a resident of Uppinebetageri village was hired by a private TV channelto carry relief materials from Bengaluru to Gokak in Belagavi district....

Faridabad: IPS officer shoots himself dead through his mouth

Faridabad, Aug 14: Faridabad DCP Vikram Kapoor allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with a service revolver at his residence on Wednesday, police said.

Based on a suicide note recovered from Kapoor's house, two people, including Bhopani police station SHO Abdul Shahid, were detained, police sources said.

Details of the suicide note were not immediately...

Woman tied to tree, beaten up over allegations of child-lifting in Uttar Pradesh

Gonda, Aug 11: In a gruesome incident, a woman was tied to a tree and beaten up mercilessly by villagers here on Saturday over allegations of child-lifting.

According to the reports received, the incident took place in Raheli village under Nawabganj police station area of the district on Saturday. The villagers caught hold of the woman on the suspicion...

Police books ex-BJP MLA for raping daughter-in-law

New Delhi, Aug 10: The Delhi Police have booked former BJP MLA Manoj Shokeen for allegedly raping and threatening his daughter-in-law at gun point on the intervening night of December 31, 2018 and January 1 this year, said by police on Saturday.

The victim approached the police on Thursday following which an FIR was registered against the Shokeen, the...

Murder accused arrested after 16 years in UP

Muzaffarnagar, Aug 7: A murder accused absconding for 16 years was arrested after a long hunt by the special task force in the district, police said on Wednesday.

The accused, Devendra was arrested on Tuesday for the involvement in the murder of eight people in 2003, police said.

In 2003, Devendra and three other men...