Crime & Justice

Phagwara police arrests three Chak residnets for beating up dalit youth

PHAGWARA: The Phagwara Police have arrested three villagers identified as Harjap Singh his son Gurpreet Singh and his friend Jaspreet Singh all residents of nearby Village Chack Hakim under section 323/354/307/427/506/34 IPC/Arms Act and 3--4 SC Act on the charges of attacking and injuring a village  dalit Youth Aakash Bharti after delivering him caste based abuses on August 14 evening.

SC pulls advocate for filing defective petition on Article 370

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Friday reprimanded advocate M.L. Sharma for filing a frivolous application opposing the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

Special teen pregnant after being raped repeatedly

MUZAFFARNAGAR(UP): A 15-year-old differently-abled girl was repeatedly raped by her 50-year-old neighbour here. The victim is now seven-month pregnant.

Six injured during shootout in US

CHICAGO:  Six people were left injured after a gunman opened fire into a crowd of more than 100 people at a street party in West Chicago, CBS reported.

Woman in UP set on fire after failed rape attempt

 PILIBHIT: A 25-year-old man here in Uttar Pradesh has been booked for setting a woman on fire after failed rape attempt.

International wrestler arrested for attempted murder, robbery

NEW DELHI:  An international gold medallist in wrestling and three other wrestlers have been arrested for robbing a businessman on gunpoint in outer Delhi's Samaypur Badli area, the police said on Saturday.

Unnao rape: Court orders framing of charges against Sengar

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Friday ordered framing of charges against expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in the Unnao rape case.

Punjab Liquor king Shiv Lal Doda, 24 otheres get ;life term in Bheem tank murder case

FAZILKA: The court of district and session judge Fazilka today sentenced liquor king Shiv Lal Doda and 24 others to life imprisonment in an infamous case of brutal murder of Bhim tank a 27 year old dalit youth in December 2015. Doda was a close confident of SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal.

Minor raped by ward boy in UP hospital

KANNAUJ: The Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested a ward boy working at the Government Medical College in Kannauj for allegedly raping a minor girl.

Minor girl abdicted, Phagwara police registers case

PHAGWARA: On a complaint lodged by Harjinder Singh resident of Bhagatpura locality in Phagwara the police have registered a case under section 363/366A of IPC against unknown youth on the charges of abducting his minor daughter who is missing from the house in mysterious circumstances since yesterday. The Police are investigating the case, said SP Phagwara Mandeep Singh.

UP school terms 9-year-old 'characterless'

GONDA (UTTAR PRADESH):  In a bid to punish a nine-year-old for complaining against his teacher, a school in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district has certified the child "characterless" in his Transfer Certificate that could hamper his admission in any other school and destroy his future, a parent said.

Asked govt to to increase HC judges' retirement age: CJI

GUWAHATI:  Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Sunday said he had proposed to the government that retirement age of high court judges be increased to 65 years from the present 62 years.

Punjab man commits suicide after killing family members

CHANDIGARH:  A 27-year-old man committed suicide after he shot dead five members of his family in a village in Punjab, police said on Saturday.

Farmer brothers stabbed to death in Kanpur

KANPUR:  Two farmers were stabbed to death by unidentified persons in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh. Their bodies were found lying near a road, the police said.

SC to hear Unnao rape case on Thursday

NEW DELHI: Supreme Court Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi on Wednesday took suo moto cognisance of a letter written by the family of the Unnao rape victim alleging threats from Uttar Pradesh MLA Kuldip Sengar's men. The court will hear the case on Thursday.

Muslim boy set on fire dies in Varanasi hospital

CHANDAULI:  Khalid, the 15-year-old boy whose family had alleged that he was set ablaze by four men when he refused to chant "Jai Shri Ram" here, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.

Teenager refuses to say 'Jai Shri Ram', set ablaze

CHANDAULI (UTTAR PRADESH): A 15-year-old Muslim boy was set on fire by four people in Chandauli district when the boy refused to chant "Jai Shri Ram".

2 DU students killed as birthday joyride ends in disaster

NEW DELHI:  A young man and a woman were killed and two others were injured early on Sunday when their car hit an electric pole and railing at high speed in east Delhi's Vivek Vihar area, police said.

HC orders relief to woman infected with HIV blood

CHENNAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, provide a house and a job to a pregnant woman who was transfused with HIV-infected blood in a government hospital at Virudhunagar district.

Pistol recovered from passenger at Patna Airport

PATNA: A pistol was recovered from the bag of a passenger at the Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport here on Thursday.


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