In Delhi's Daryaganj, a woman Zeeba Qureshi (40) and her lover Shoaib were arrested for husband's murder, said police on May 27. Moinuddin Qureshi (47) was shot dead on the night of May 17, by Shoaib in a white motorcycle. Notably, Zeeba wanted to get rid of her husband and planned the murder. Moreover, the week-old case was hatched with the help of a motorcycle, that belonged to the accused.
The Supreme Court reviewed a petition and directed the police not to abuse during brothel raids against consenting sex workers, as it is not illegal. In a major judgment, the SC bench directed police to treat sex workers with dignity and provide them equal rights, like any citizen under the constitution. Considering the abusive attitude of police, SC said, "The police must refrain from interfering or taking any criminal action."
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The Kolkata Police in West Bengal busted a racket of fiver people, for betting during the ongoing IPL 2022, between Lucknow Super Giants and Royal Challengers Bangalore. The accused were arrested from Eden Gardens Stadium, where the LSG V/S RCB match was being held, confirmed police on May 26. They collected seven mobile phones and registered a case under relevant sections of the IPC and WB Gambling Act.
In Delhi, a woman (28) allegedly got arrested for plotting her husband's murder, confirmed police on May 25. The woman hired a killer, and gave him a hammer and Rs 1.5 lakh for the job. They even misled the investigation by making the crime look like an attempted robbery. As of now, the killer, and woman along with the weapon and Rs 50,000 are under police custody.
In Andhra Pradesh, a violent protest broke out in Konaseema and its headquartered region Amalapuram on May 24. The mass protestors demanded to retain the original name of Konaseema, which has been recently changed to Dr BR Ambedkar. The situation worsened after a group of people set ablaze the house of an AP Minister in the Konaseema region. Moreover, the police have registered six cases and detained 46 people.
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A tuition teacher has been arrested in Faridabad, for allegedly kidnapping a 13-year-old girl, confirmed police on May 23. Hailed from Maharashtra, the tuition teacher and the girl went missing on May 1, following which the victim's family filed an FIR. As per the report, the accused's mobile number was tracked in Faridabad, and was later arrested the accused and rescued the girl. A case has been registered for investigation.
Supreme Court panel submitted its report on the findings of the extrajudicial killings of the 2019 Disha Rape Case accused, in an encounter. The matter was under investigation since 2019, which revealed that three of the four dead suspects, who were killed in an encounter, even before judicial trials were minors. The report also claimed the 10 police officials involved in the encounter should be tried for… read-more
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In Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain, 13 cows were charred to death after a truck carrying them caught fire. On May 22, the Ujjain Police said that the incident happened on May 21, near Ghinoda village, when the truck carrying animals, caught fire and was without a driver. Ravindra Yadav said, five cows saved from the truck were sent to shelter. Moreover, police launched a search to find details of the incident.
In Maharashtra's Palghar area, mentally challenged man Kashinath (40) murdered his father Pandu Savji Molve (70,) confirmed police. On May 22, the police said, Kashinath murdered his father with an ax at a field in Mokhada taluka on May 21. The police were informed by the accused's wife, following which a case under the relevant section of the IPC was registered. An investigation has also been launched into the matter.
In Uttar Pradesh's Kaneta village, lightning killed three people and left six injured, confirmed police on May 22. Notably, the incident happened on May 21, when some laborers were cutting trees. The three dead people were identified as Rifaqat (55), Premchandr (23), and Rajendra (30) and will be given financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh. Furthermore, the injured were taken to the hospital and are said to be stable.