Crime and crash

Bengaluru, May 14: The Bengaluru police, who were bringing back absconding acid attacker Nagesh from Tiruvannamalai to Bengaluru, had to open fire on him when he attacked head constable Mahadevaiah attached with the Kamakshipalya police station. When the police team was near the hanging bridge of Kengeri around 1.30 am, the accused Nagesh (34) attacked Mahadevaiah in a bid to escape. Prashanth M

Kasaragod, May 13: An actress-cum-model was found dead in her flat in Kozhikode. The deceased has been identified as Shahana, 20, daughter of Althaf and native of Cheruvathur, Kasaragod. The woman's body was found hanging on a window grill at her rented flat in Parambil Bazar on Thursday at 11 pm. The Chevayur police have registered a case for unnatural death. Her husband Sajad, a native of

Lalitpur, May 4: A 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by four people, was raped again by the Station House Officer (SHO) of a police station where she had gone to file a case, officials said on Wednesday. The police have arrested three of the accused after an FIR was registered against five people, including the SHO, who has been suspended and is presently absconding, they said. Senior

Bhopal, May 4: Police have arrested nine persons in connection with the death of two tribal men who were allegedly assaulted by a group of people over suspicion of cow slaughter in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district, an official said on Wednesday. The two tribal men died on Tuesday morning after some people, allegedly belonging to the Bajrang Dal, beat them up over suspicion of cow slaughter in

Unnao, May 1: Body of a nurse was found hanging in the premises of a hospital in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning, informed police. The family of the victim alleged that the woman was gangraped before she was killed by the accused person. The FIR has been registered against three people on the basis of the complaint of the victim's mother. According to the family members

Thiruvananthapuram, May 1: Former Kerala MLA P C George was held by the police in connection with a case regarding a communally-sensitive speech. George had made anti-Muslim comments while speaking at Ananthapuri Hindu Maha Sammelan — an annual event that has been held in Thiruvananthapuram for the last several years — on Friday. A case was registered against him on Saturday for spreading hate

Rae Bareli, Apr 19: Seven persons were arrested after a video—that showed a Class 10 Dalit student being assaulted and made to lick the feet of his peers—went viral on social media. A 2 min 30-second video viral on social media shows the boy sitting on the ground with his hands on his ears – a sign of punishment. The accused can be sitting on motorcycles, some of them laughing as the victim shakes

Agra, Apr 16: A mob torched the home of a Muslim man, who apparently converted to Hinduism and married a Hindu girl, in Uttar Pradesh's Agra town. According to eyewitnesses, the mob, which mostly comprised members of a little-known saffron outfit, also set the houses of two relatives of the Muslim man and went on a rampage in the locality, damaging shops and forcing closure of business

Palakkad, Apr 16: A Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh leader has been hacked to death here in Palakkad town on Saturday afternoon. RSS former Saririk Sikshan Pramukh Sreenivasan was attacked at Melamuri here. He was rushed to a private hospital with hack injuries but declared brought dead. Sreenivasan was working in a business unit when a 5-member team on three motorbikes came and attacked him. The

Palakkad, Apr 15: A 45-year old man was allegedly hacked to death in Kerala's Palakkad district on Friday. Subair, aka Zubair, a local leader of the Popular Front of India, was hacked to death at Elappully in the district on Friday afternoon, police said. He was allegedly waylaid by two cars while on the bike and attacked him using sharp-edged weapons. The incident occurred in front of his father