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MP Dentist Arrested For Killing, Burying Woman In 'Drishyam' Style

The Madhya Pradesh Police have arrested a Satna-based dentist for committing a murder similar to the style adopted in Malayalam movie 'Drishyam'. Reportedly, dentist Dr. Ashutosh Tripathi killed a woman in December 2020 and buried her in an empty plot. However, his mobile traced to the plot on the day of the killing, leading to his arrest. Later, the accused confessed about murder. The police have booked him under under section 302 of the IPC… read-more

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 11:02 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Drishyam, Madhya Pradesh, Crime, Satna, murder, Dentist

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Death Penalty

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Bihar: Man Gets Death Sentence For Raping, Murdering 9-year-old Girl

Bihar man has been punished with death sentence for raping and murdering a 9-year-old girl. Pronouncing the judgment on February 20, a local court of Gopalganj district concluded the hearing within six months of the case being registered. Reportedly, the victim's dead body was recovered from the accused, Jai Kishore Shah's house on August 25, 2020. The punishment has been given under the sections of the IPC and POCSO Act. 

Sun, 21 Feb 2021 - 01:54 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bihar, rape, Death Penalty, Crime

Encounter

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UP: Kasganj Police Guns Down Man Allegedly Involved In Killing Cop

The UP Police on February 10 shot dead a liquor mafia kingpin’s brother in an encounter on the banks of Kali river in Kasganj. The deceased, identified as Elkar, was accused of killing a police constable and severely injuring a sub-inspector when they had reached the mafia, Moti’s, village on February 9 to hand a warrant. While Elkar was killed, the police has launched a look-out for his aides who escaped the encounter.

Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 11:18 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Crime, Uttar Pradesh, Encounter, Mafia, Kasganj, Liqour Mafia

Courtesy: The Tribune

IndiaMART

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UP Police Books IndiaMART Officials For Selling Govardhan Hill Rocks 

Responding to over 10 complaints, the UP police on February 7 booked the founder-CEO and Co-founder of IndiaMART for allegedly selling the rocks of Govardhan Hill, online. The e-commerce website claimed the rocks being natural and priced Rs 5,175 per piece. Booking them under various IPC sections the police cited the e-commerce platform for inciting religious feelings. Moreover, the Govardhan Hill in Mathura is a sacred site of Hindus… read-more

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 09:38 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Uttar Pradesh, Mathura, Govardhan Hill, IndiaMART, Crime

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Farmer

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Uttar Pradesh: Family Booked For Draping Body Of Farmer In Tricolour

The kin of a farmer, who died on January 25 during the farmers' protest at the Ghazipur site, have been booked for draping the deceased's body in Tricolour. The UP Police have filed an FIR for insulting the Tricolour as draping the national flag in a civilian funeral is an offence. Reportedly, the kin, including the farmer's mother, were booked after the video of the last rites of the deceased surfaced on social media.

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 01:09 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Tricolour, farmer protest, Uttar Pradesh, Crime

Courtesy: The Tribune

Cyber

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Steep Hike In Cybercrime, Over 93,000 Cases Surfaced In 2017-19: Govt

Union Home ministry on February 3 stated that over 93,000 cybercrime cases were recorded during 2017-19. Disclosing the NCRB data, Minister GK Reddy cited the cybercrime records surged in correlation with the increased internet usage. However, he added sexual exploitation, piracy, hate, fraud, revenge, and stealing information were the main motives. Notably, a senior NCRB official suggested that the rise is due to increased dependence on… read-more

Wed, 03 Feb 2021 - 06:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Cyber Crime, Crime, Ministry of Home Affairs

Courtesy: NDTV

Fake arms license

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22,500 Arms Licences Under Punjab Police Scanner

Months after busting an employee of Deputy Commissioner's office for making over 200 fake arms licenses, Punjab's Tarn Taran police have started verifying details of over 22,500 licences. Suspecting over 700 licences, the authorities have deployed gazetted officers to check the record of 17 gun houses and each licence issued. While numerous similar cases are busted since 2016, the police called for verification drive terming it a matter of '… read-more

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 05:37 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Punjab Police, Fake license, Arms License, Tarn Taran, Crime, Verification

Courtesy: Tribune India

Arrest

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Busting Corruption Racket, CBI Arrests Its 2 Officials

Within a week after raiding its own officials, CBI arrested two officials identified as DSP RK Rishi and an inspector Kapil Dhankad. Besides arresting one more advocate, the federal bureau has claimed he mediated between the alleged fraudsters and CBI officials. Reportedly, the… read-more

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 - 06:49 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: CBI, arrested, corruption, Crime, Fraud

Courtesy: Times Now

MDMA

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MP Police Seize 2.5 Kg MDMA Worth Rs 2 Crore From Burhanpur District

Madhya Pradesh Burhanpur police seized 2.5 Kg of MDMA drug or Ecstasy worth Rs 2 crore on January 17. Following a tip-off, the Burhanpur SP Rahul Kumar laid a trap arresting four suspects with the prohibited consignment. Suspecting a trail from Indore, the MP police have detected a Mumbai-Indore link in the drug deal. Reportedly, the seizure happened just days after the Indore police busted India’s biggest drug party.

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 07:31 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Crime, MDMA, Ecstasy, Madhya Pradesh, Burhanpur

Tripura Congressman Bruised By Opposition Workers

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Tripura Cong President's Convoy Allegedly Attacked By BJP Workers

Tripura state Congress chief Pijush Biswas was shifted to a local hospital after his car was allegedly attacked by BJP workers on January 17. Biswas confessed that the incident took place in front of the Congress' field office in Bishalgarh when he was en route to attend a meeting. Moreover, several Congress workers, including a policeman, were injured in the attack. While police have registered the case, Tripura Congress called for a state-… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 05:39 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Congress Party, BJP, Tripura, Crime

Courtesy: NDTV