Crime & Crash
26-yr-old woman teacher elopes with Class VIII boy
Ahmedabad, Jan 20: Cops in Gandhinagar fell in a catch-22 situation when a state government employee approached them with a complaint that the 26-year-old woman class teacher of his 14-year-old son had gone missing taking his son in tow. The man, who works at Udyog Bhavan in Gandhinagar said the woman had seduced his teenage son, who studies in...
Couple, son murdered by miscreants
Belagavi, Jan 19: Miscreants have murdered a couple and their son at Dodwad Village, about 50 km from here, in the wee hours on Sunday.
The victims were identified as Shvananda Basavanthappa Andanashetty, his wife Shanthavva and their son Vinod.
Senior Police officials visited the spot and a case was registered at Dodwad Police Station.
Gudiya Rape Case: Delhi Court Holds 2 Guilty, Says Girl Experienced Exceptional Depravit
New Delhi, Jan 18: Two men accused of kidnapping and brutally raping a five-year-old girl in Delhi in 2013 have been held guilty by a court in the national capital today. The POCSO court, which will announce the quantum of punishment on January 30, said, "In our society the minor girls are worshipped as goddess on certain occasions but...
High-profile sex racket busted; 2 actresses among 3 rescued, 1 held
Jan 17: Police have busted a "high- profile" sex racket operating in a three-star hotel in suburban Andheri and arrested a 29-year-old woman and rescued three female artists, including a minor, an official said on Thursday.
The Social Service (SS) branch of the city police conducted the raid at the hotel at Andheri East on Thursday, the...
5 coaches of Lokmanya Tilak Express derail near Cuttack; 15 passengers injured
Cuttack, Jan 16: At least 15 passengers were injured as five coaches of the Mumbai-Bhubaneswar Lokmanya Tilak Express derailed and three more were displaced after colliding with a goods train amid heavy fog near Cuttack in Odisha on Thursday, railway officials said.
Railway officials had earlier said that 25 passengers were injured in the incident but later officers who...
Killer confesses crime on live programme in Chandigarh, cops arrest him mid-interview
Chandigarh, Jan 15: A man, who has killed two women over infidelity over the last 10 years was arrested from a news channel studio in Chandigarh when he confessed to these crimes during a live programme, police said.
In the television programme on News18, the 31-year-old accused, Maninder Singh, who is a cab driver, confessed killing his live-in partner,...
CBI Files Complaint against Customs Officials Over Diamond Export Scam: Report
New Delhi, Jan 15: The CBI has booked 17 individuals and companies, including three Mumbai-based senior Customs officials, for allegedly being part of a money laundering racket using over-invoiced import of diamonds worth more than Rs 156 crore, official said on Tuesday.
The case was referred to the CBI after a Directorate of Revenue Intelligence probe found alleged involvement...
Baby mauled to death by dog inside operation theatre in UP
Farukkhabad, Jan 14: In a shocking incident, a new-born baby was mauled to death by a dog inside the operation theatre (OT) of a private hospital in Farukkhabad on Monday.
Family members of the baby boy said that they noticed the hospital staff shooing a dog away from inside the operation theatre and soon after, they were told the...
Eight killed in chemical factory blast near Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 12: At least eight persons were killed and several others injured when a massive blast followed by a fire ripped a chemical factory at Boisar in Palghar district, nearly 100 km north of Mumbai, on Saturday, officials said.
Top Palghar district administration, police and fire brigade officials have rushed to the spot for the rescue operation, while...
ED attaches Rs 78-cr worth assets of ex-ICICI Chairman Chanda Kochhar, others
New Delhi, Jan 11: Assets worth Rs 78 crore have been attached by the ED in connection with a money laundering probe against former ICICI Bank Chairman Chanda Kochhar and others, officials said on Friday.
A provisional order under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) has been issued for attachment of the properties that includes Kochhar's Mumbai-based house...