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3 arrested for attack on journalist

Ghaziabad: Three persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on a journalist and his family members in his Rafiqabad Colony house under Mussoorie police station in the district, police said yesterday. Hafiz Sayeedudin and his family members were allegedly attacked by his neighbours who pelted stones and open fired at his house Sunday […]

Crime rate among engineering students rising; police preparing database

Bhubaneswar: As many as 163 criminal cases registered against engineering students in the past three years have left the Commisionerate Police concerned. Worried over the rising rate of crime committed by students undertaking higher studies, police administration has started preparing a database of all engineering students. Notably, engineering and management students have been found involved […]

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Minor raped by neighbour in UP

Barabanki (UP): A 7-year-old girl was allegedly been raped by a neighbour in Satrikh area here, police said today. The victim was sleeping alone on the terrace of her house last night, when the accused, Mahendra, jumped there from his house and raped her, they said. The girl has been sent for treatment, police said, […]

Girl gangraped by village head and associate

Muzaffarnagar: A 20-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a village head and his friend under Kairana police station area in Shamli district, police said today. An FIR was lodged on the basis of a complaint filed by the victim’s father, stating that the girl was raped yesterday by Farzand Ali, the village head and his […]

Girl hacked to death by boyfriend

Thane: An 18-year-old girl was hacked to death by her boyfriend late last night in Diva’s Sadguru Nagar locality, a police official said here today. Police inspector D.M Patil of the Mumbra police station told PTI that the accused who was aged around 20 years has been arrested by the police and charged under section […]

Who is more likely to end up behind bars again?

Melbourne: Former prisoners with a history of risky drug use, mental illness or poverty are more likely to end up behind the bars again, says a study that looked into the health factors that influence repeat offence. The researchers also found that ex-prisoners who are obese, suffer from various chronic diseases or have had a […]

Tantrik lynched in Assam for beheading boy

Guwahati: Simmering tension prevailed in Assam after a tantrik sacrificed a five-year-old boy to appease God and was later lynched by an irate mob, police said today. The incident took place at Tarajuli tea estate in Assam’s Sonitpur district on yesterday afternoon. Police said the boy was sacrificed in the temple built by the tantrik […]

Model Shikha case: Kin fear unfair probe, want case in Delhi

New Delhi: The family of model-turned-actress Shikha Joshi, who was found dead at her friend’s Mumbai apartment, wants the case to be transferred to Delhi as they fear Mumbai police will not conduct a fair probe. They also shared with IANS a series of SMSes sent by the 40-year-old Shikha on her father’s cell phone […]

Woman alleges thrashing by the police

Faridabad: A woman has alleged that she was beaten up by the police here following a complaint against her even though officials have rejected her claim. The woman, a resident of A C Nagar, yesterday has alleged that she was taken to Kotwali police station over a theft complaint and was later beaten by the […]

Punjab bus passenger molested; driver, conductor held

Chandigarh: The driver and conductor of a private bus were arrested after a woman alleged that she had been molested by a passenger near Punjab’s Khanna town, police said today. The incident took place near Khanna town, 60 km from here, yesterday when the woman boarded the bus from Sirhind town to Sahnewal near Ludhiana. […]

Girl (18) confined, raped repeatedly in North-East Delhi

New Delhi: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly abducted, confined and raped repeatedly for two days by a local goon in North-East Delhi’s Seelampur area, police said today. According to police, the girl was abducted at gunpoint by Wasir and his woman associate, Pravin, on Monday night when she went to a nearby shop. Her parents […]