Crime & Crash
Seven, including 4 children killed as building collapses in Delhi’s Ashok Vihar
New Delhi, Sept 27: A five-storey "weak" building collapsed in northwest Delhi on Wednesday, killing seven people including four children, three weeks after the 20-year-old structure was "inspected" by a municipal team following complaints.
The Delhi government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident, and police registered a case under IPC Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to...
Pregnant wife bites off hubby's tongue while kissing as she felt her husband was not good-looking
New Delhi, Sept 24: A 22-year-old man lost almost half of his tongue after his pregnant wife deliberately bit it off while kissing him, the police said Sunday. The incident was reported from outer Delhi's Ranhola on Saturday night.
Locals said that the woman was not happy as she felt her husband was not good-looking. However, the...
Teen lynched in Tamil Nadu over mobile-phone theft
Karur, Sept 23: A 15-year-old boy was allegedly lynched by a group of people in Tamil Nadu's Karur district on Sunday over suspicion that he had stolen a mobile phone, police said.
The boy, allegedly in the habit of indulging in small thefts, was fatally beaten up by some people, who suspected him to be behind the theft of...
Honour killing: Two arrested for killing man in UP
Muzaffarnagar, Sept 23: Two men have been arrested for allegedly murdering their brother-in-law, a government official, in a case of honour killing, police said Sunday.
The brothers-in-law, Adesh and Vishal, were arrested for killing Manoj Sharma who worked as a data entry operator in the office of the Comptroller Auditor General, SSP Sudhir Kumar said.
Three accused in...
Man held for illegally withdrawing Rs 18 lakh from ATM
Muzaffarnagar, Sept 22: Uttar Pradesh police on Saturday arrested a man for illegally withdrawing more than Rs 18 lakh from an ATM in Shamli district 'with help from the bank manager'.
Chetan Kumar illegally removed Rs 18,37,300 from the ATM of the Indian Overseas Bank branch in Banti Khera area, Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar said....
Married for 50 years, 85-yr-old man kills wife over ‘social media jealousy’
Istanbul, Sept 21: An 85-year-old man killed his 76-year-old wife and attempted to commit suicide in Istanbul after an argument over his social media activity that made her “jealous”.
The couple, Bilal and Esma who had been married for 50 years, lived in Germany, and went to Turkey last week for a holiday in Istanbul, Turkish daily...
Class 10 girl gang-raped at boarding school; 9 including students, staff arrested
Dehradun, Sept 19: A Class 10 girl was allegedly gang-raped by fellow students at a boarding school at Sahaspur in Dehradun district, the police said.
Nine people — four students accused of committing the crime and five members of the school staff including its director Lata Gupta, principal Jitendra Sharma and administrative officer Deepak Malhotra — have...
Newlywed man dies as cement brick hurled by elder brother lands on his head
Bengaluru, Sept 19: A quarrel between two siblings has culminated in the accidental murder of younger brother at Anjananagar, off Magadi Road, on the outskirts Bengaluru.
Muniraju C, 35, an electrical contractor and resident of Anjananagar, and Jagadish C, 28, resident of Honnaganahatti village, fought over family and finance issues.
Around Monday midnight, Jagadish damaged...
Bengaluru: Gang indulge in issuing 'bogus' bills nabbed
Bengaluru, Sept 18: South Zone Enforcement wing (Commercial Taxes Department) officers busted a gang indulging in issuing of bogus and e-way bills and arrested one person in this connection.
The arrested was identified as Kuldeep Choudhary, proprietor, M/S Neelakanth Exports, according to a statement by the Commissioner of Central Taxes (Karnataka) M S Srikar here said on Tuesday....
Foreign Cigarettes worth about Rs 5 lakhs seized and three people arrested in this connection
Bengaluru, Sep 18: Police have nabbed three people and recovered from them 124 bundles of foreign Cigarettes worth about Rs 5 lakh.
Police said on Tuesday that the arrested were identified as Amjad Pasha, Satish Kumar and Jayanti Lal.
The trio were moving in a suspicious manner when night beat Police got message about they were trying to...