81 out of 800 people were arrested in Austria in a global sting against organised crime belonging from various groups. The arrested are suspects of multiple crimes including drug trafficking and murder. Reportedly the joint operation by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Australian and European police caught people from Australia, Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East involved in the narcotics trade.
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The Mumbai Police on June 1 arrested YouTuber Jeetu Jaan for allegedly murdering his wife Komal Agarwal who was found hanging from a ceiling fan at their residence. Initially the death was declared accidental but police later arrested Jeetu after Komal's family accused him of killing her. According to the deceased's family, Jeetu routinely assaulted Komal over household chores. Meanwhile, autopsy report is awaited to clear the doubts.
The Bengaluru Police have booked six people including. two female, for allegedly torturing and gang-raping a woman. In a viral video on social media, the faces of the accused were visible while they can be seen brutally torturing the 22-year-old victim, who is said to be from Bangladesh. The police claim that the group of accused is from Bangladesh and the woman was brought to India for human trafficking.
A 5-member family in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya district was killed over a property dispute on May 23. Among the deceased are a couple and their three children. The couple's nephew has been identified as the prime. Reportedly, the suspect lived with the family and is on the run since the incident. As per police, the victims were attacked with heavy object while they were asleep.
The Maharashtra Police in Nagpur district have nabbed a fruit seller for posing as a doctor and treating COVID-19 patients. Reportedly, the accused, Chandan Naresh Chaudhary, ran an Ayurvedic dispensary for the past five years and when the cases rose, he started treating COVID-19 patients. Booking the accused under the Maharashtra Practitioners Act, the police seized medical equipment including oxygen cylinders from his clinic.
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The Delhi Police have arrested two people in Dwarka for allegedly selling fire extinguishers as oxygen cylinders. Reportedly, the accused Ashutosh Chauhan and Ayush sold two extinguishers for Rs 10,000 each to patients who were in critical need of oxygen. When one of the patients passed away, his relatives noticed the fraud and demanded a refund and on denial by the accused, a police complaint was lodged.
Gangster-turned-politician Arun Gawli has been granted 45-day parole by the Nagpur bench of Bombay HC, citing his wife's failing health. Reportedly, he had joined underworld in 1970s, famously known as the 'Daddy' of Dagdi Chawl. Gawli, currently serving his life sentence was arrested in 2008, and was convicted for the murder of a Shiv Sena corporator in 2012. Moreover, actor Arjun Rampal played the role of Gawli in the starrer movie "Daddy… read-more
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The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and Maharashtra, Gujarat, Punjab and Haryana governments over the plea which demands decriminalisation of begging. The apex court said despite February 10 notice, only Bihar has submitted its response. It has deferred the submission date by three weeks. The plea filed by Vishal Pathak challenged the Delhi HC order, saying that the criminalisation of begging violates constitutional rights… read-more
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Analysing candidates contesting the third-phase Assam Assembly polls, the Association for Democratic Reforms and Assam Election Watch stated 18% of the candidates have declared criminal cases against themselves. Of the total 337 candidates, 60, including 14 from Congress and five each from AUIDF and BJP, have declared criminal charges. While 13% declared serious criminal charges, six have accepted charges of crime related to women. The phase-… read-more
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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