In Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli, a class VII student allegedly committed suicide, after being beaten by a class teacher. Identified as Yash Singh, the child was thrashed by the school principal and teacher, after they caught him cheating in an exam, and committed suicide after he came back home. The Uttar Pradesh police registered a case against the school principal under the abutment of suicide and launched an investigation.
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In Uttar Pradesh’s Noida, the boundary wall of a residential complex in sector 21 collapsed, killing four people, on September 20. District Magistrate Suhas LY said that the incident took place after the boundary wall of the Jal Vayu Vihar Society collapsed during the cleaning work of a drain adjacent to it. The drain cleaning was reportedly conducted by the Noida authority.
In Uttar Pradesh's Kunwarpur region, a Dalit girl, who was allegedly gangraped and set ablaze by two men on September 7, succumbed to her injuries. The victim was admitted to a hospital in Pilibhit and died on September 19. Furthermore, the deceased girl's body will be handed over to her family after conducting an autopsy. Notably, in the past few months, cases against women are rising in UP, raising concerns.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued flood alerts across ten districts, following an increase in the water level of Kuano river at Chandradeep ghat. Flood alerts have been issued to Gonda, Basti, Ambedkar Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, Gorakhpur, Azamgarh, Deoria, Mau, Ballia and Ayodhya. He further gave instructions to the district magistrates and Superintendents of Police to take precautionary measures.
As many as 38 students in Uttar Pradesh who visited a medical camp in Hardoi, fell sick, as they complained of stomach ache and nausea, on September 18. Reportedly, the students had visited a health camp at Pilani Community Health Centre. It is suspected that the attendees were administered a wrong medicine in the hospital. Meanwhile, 32 children have been treated, while six others are shifted to civil hospital.
I’m Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria, the roof of a two-storey building collapsed on September 19. Three members of a family have been rescued from the site. Superintendent of Police Sankalp Sharma said that the persons lived in the same house, and have now been admitted to a hospital for treatment. The exact reason behind the roof collapse in yet to be ascertained. Further details are awaited.
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.
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In the “UP sisters death case,” police have arrested six persons for their alleged connection to the case, while one was shot in the leg during an encounter. The sisters belonged to the Scheduled Caste community, and were found hanging from a tree in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri on September 14. According to the police, the girls had a love affair with two of the accused.
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In Chhattisgarh’s Manendragarh, police arrested four persons for allegedly slaughtering cow. Reportedly the accused belonged to the same family. The police have also confiscated the weapon, with which the slaughter was committed. The police upon reaching the spot, found the cow’s carcass. A case has been filed against the accused under Cruelty to Animals Act. The police further stated that the family hail from Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad.
In an accident, 16 students were injured when a school bus overturned after colliding with a truck in Mahoba, Uttar Pradesh, confirmed police on September 14. Notably, Circle Officer (CO) Ram Pravesh Rai said the accident took place on Paswara-Ratauli road in morning hours, when a speeding truck rammed into a bus belonging to Sai Inter College. Three students have been referred to Jhansi Medical College and are critical.
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