In Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad, NGO Seva Bharathi rescued a mentally ill woman who was shackled in chains for 36 years by her family. Reportedly, the woman was chained at the age of 17, and she was 53 when rescued. The officials found her locked up in an inhumane condition with dirt all over her. She was given a bath and admitted to hospital. The doctors are hopeful about her recovery.
Schools have been shut across various districts of Uttar Pradesh following heavy downpour in the northern states of India. The IMD has also issued an alert in the affected areas. According to the IMD, UP recorded an average rainfall of 22.5 mm on October 9, which is 2396% more than the Long Average Period (LAP) for the day. Schools were closed in Lucknow, Meerut, Ghaziabad, Aligarh and other areas.
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In Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal, the body of a woman killed over suspicion of illicit relationship has been recovered after six months. The body was reportedly recovered from the courtyard behind the accused’s house. Following which, the body has been sent for a DNA test. Reportedly, the woman was killed by some family members over an illicit relationship. The deceased’s husband and another family member have been arrested.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri, a girl was found hanging with a scarf under suspicious circumstances, informed police on October 5. It is suspected that the girl was allegedly raped and strangulated to death. The girl’s death has occurred when her parents were out of town and her sister was out for coaching. The victim’s sister upon returning home, found her hanging. An investigation is underway.
In Uttar Pradesh’s Loni, four persons have died and two others were injured following LPG cylinder blast in Babul Garden on October 5. The incident reportedly brought down a two-storey building. After receiving a call about the incident at around 10 am, police and fire department officials rushed to the spot. Bodies of six people were found buried in the debris, out of which, four were dead.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath is scheduled to name two leopard cubs at Gorakhpur zoo, and will also let a white tigress into the main enclosure of the zoo. Reportedly, the white tigress Geeta, was brought in around two and a half months ago, and the move comes amid the ongoing wildlife week celebrations at the zoo. The CM’s program is scheduled on October 5, and all preparations are underway.
A massive fire broke out at a call centre in Noida’s Sector-3, on September 30. The Chief Fire Officer (CFO) informed that the incident occurred at around 7:45 am. Soon after the incident, several fire tenders reached the spot to douse the fire, and at least five persons who were strapped inside have been rescued. The building has been identified as AEGIS call centre, which is located in second floor.
Lucknow Court Sentences Gangster Abu Salem & Parvez Alam To 3-Years Imprisonment In Fake Passport Case
Gangster Abu Salem and his associate Mohammed Parvez Alam to three years in jail by a special court in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow on September 28, for alleged connection to a fake passport case. This has come following a case registered by the CBI in 1997. According to the complaint, following the 1993 Bombay bomb blast, Salem obtained a passport fraudulently with a view the flee the country.
A violent protest broke out in Uttar Pradesh after a 15-year-old Dalit teen died after his teacher beat him brutally. The matter escalated as the accused teacher Ashwini Singh was from the upper caste and thrashed the boy Nikhit Dohre, to death, only because of a spelling error, at school. The villagers and family demanded arrest of the teacher, who is currently on run. Moreover, a FIR has been registered.
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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