In a bizarre incident, a man named Paresh Arvindbhai Patel has been held for allegedly travelling without a ticket for 23 years and, when asked, used to avoid ticket checking by claiming to be "railway staff." However, during a special drive against the ticketless passengers, Patel was caught with a revelation that he was not the staff but the railway contractor. A case has been registered and investigation underway.
CPI (Maoist) activist Samrat Chakraborty alias "Nilkamal Sikdar" was arrested in West Bengal in a case related to setting up units of the outlawed group in Assam, confirmed NIA spokesperson on September 20. Chakraborty (37,) a resident of Seth Bagan Road, North 24 Parganas district, was also known as "Amit, Argha, Nirmal and Nirman". He was arrested from Mahispata, near Narayana School for his activities as a Maoist.
Six gold biscuits, smuggled from Myanmar and worth nearly Rs 50 lakh, were recovered from a person travelling by train to Delhi for selling the metal to a jeweller, confirmed an RPF official on September 15. The accused, Mahesh Kumar, who claims to be a resident of West Bengal was caught on board the Awadh Assam Express with a gold of weight one kg, hidden inside his socks.
In Uttar Pradesh's Ballia region, another rape incident of a Dalit minor girl was confirmed on September 15. A man identified as Tufani Yadav (22) has been arrested for allegedly raping a 13-year-old, said Circle officer (CO) Mohammad Usman. The victim's brother filed a FIR and a case under sections of the IPC and POSCO) Act and SC/ST Act were registered. The case is under investigation.
In Hyderabad, a 13-year-old minor girl was gang-raped after being drugged. Kidnapped from home on September 13, the girl was taken to a OYO Hotel, where she was gang-raped, following which on September 15, the two accused identified as Niyamat and Rishabh, left her at Chandarghat. The parents of the victim filed a complaint, following which the police launched an investigation and arrested the two accused.
In Haryana's Gurugram, three people were arrested for posing as commandos of the National Security Guard (NSG) to dupe many on the pretext of selling furniture. The City Police busted the gang and registered a case, after they received a complaint from Rambir, a resident of Dhana village. The gang members were targeting people through direct calling instead of posting any online advertisement. A case has been registered.
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In Delhi's Sarahi Rohilla area, a 17-year-old youth was apprehended for allegedly killing his father, after a heated argument and fight. Victim Bansi Lal (42,) an RSPF official, abused his wife in inebriated state, when the youth intervened and was kicked. In retaliation, the accused beat his father with a wooden rolling pin causing multiple injuries. Although the incident occurred on August 22, the arrest was made on September 6.
In Maharashtra's Mumbai, three men including a local leader of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) were detained for their alleged manhandling and misbehaviour with a woman, confirmed police on September 2. The incident came into light after a viral video. Furthermore, the victim Prakash Devi said, "I declined and told them to install it (banner) somewhere else, so they hit me...no woman should go through this."
A person has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl here, police said on September 2. The accused was absconding after committing the crime four days ago and identified Aijaz Ahmad was arrested for raping a minor girl in Srinagar. The police confirmed the same through a Twitter post. Furthermore, a case has been registered under the IPC sections and POCSO Act and an investigation is underway.
A court in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar rejected the bail application of politician and suspended BJP worker Shrikant Tyagi, on September 2. The bail plea was rejected by Special Judge (Gangsters Act) Ranvijay Pratap Singh in the District and Sessions Court. Notably, Tyagi was arrested for abusing a woman at Omaxe Grand Complex. The arrest was based on a viral video of him assaulting and abusing the Noida woman.