Monday, January 24, 2022
Crime & Law

Woman found dead in south Delhi flat, husband under lens

NEW DELHI: A 52-year-old woman was found dead in her house in the national capital, an official said here on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Shashi Lata Pandey, a resident of G-66, Saket in south Delhi.

Govt officer, village head found drunk in Bihar

PATNA: Government officials and public representatives of Bihar who have taken oath not to consume liquor in their entire life, are found in drunken state these days.

Jewellers in Patna protest against Bakarganj multi-crore jewellery heist

PATNA: The Bullion Market Association of Patliputra (BMAP) has gone on an indefinite strike on Saturday in protest against a massive loot at a jewellery shop in Bakaranj area of the city.

6.1-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, no casualty reported

JAKARTA: A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia's North Sulawesi province on Saturday, with no preliminary report on damage or casualty, the weather agency said.

Crypto hackers using fake Amazon digital token as bait to lure victims

NEW DELHI:Amid the crypto buzz, cyber-criminals are leveraging Amazon's name to promote a fraudulent scheme called 'Amazon to create its own digital token' -- leading victims to give away their credentials in the first phase of the fraud campaign, cyber-security researchers have warned.

Bihar spurious liquor case: Death toll mounts to 8, SHO suspended

PATNA: N With the death of two more people in Amnaur block, the toll in the spurious liquor tragedy in Bihar's Saran district mounted to eight. District SP Santosh Kumar on Friday suspended the SHO of Maker police station in this connection.

Man stabbed in eye in west Delhi

NEW DELHI: 30-year-old man was stabbed in the eye by three people, including a minor, in the western part of the national capital, an official said here on Friday.

CISF personnel commits suicide in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A 51-year-old CISF Additional Sub-Inspector allegedly committed suicide in his barrack in Outer North Delhi's Bhorgarh by hanging himself from the ceiling, an official said on Thursday.

B'deshi actress's husband confesses to her murder

DHAKA: The husband of Bangladeshi actress Raima Islam Shimu, whose dismembered body was found on the outskirts of Dhaka, has confessed to murdering her, a top police official said here.

Pay bribe or have sex: K'taka PI to woman

BENGALURU: A 39-year-old woman has filed a complaint against a Police Inspector in the city accusing him of sexual harassment.

14-year-old boy killed in UP, love affair suspected

AMROHA: The body of a 14-year-old boy was found lying in a pool of blood near his house.

Hackers steal data of over 5L 'vulnerable people' at Red Cross

NEW DELHI: Hackers have hit the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), compromising the personal data of more than 515,000 "highly vulnerable people" globally.

3 found dead in mysterious circumstances in Bihar

PATNA: Three persons have been found in mysterious circumstances in Bihar's Saran district on Tuesday.

Missing woman software employee found dead in Vijayawada

VIJAYAWADA: A woman techie, who was missing from her residence in Guntur since Sunday, has been found dead in Vijayawada under suspicious circumstances, police said.

A firm faced 270 cyber attacks on average at $3.6 mn per incident: WEF study

NEW DELHI: Amid the fast-paced, pandemic-driven digitalisation across the globe, the world is facing cyber attacks led by ransomware like never before -- an average of 270 attempts per firm - and the cost of breaches to an organisation amounted to an average of $3.6 million per incident last year, a World Economic Forum (WEF) study revealed on Tuesday.

Bombay HC commutes death sentence for 2 sisters, raps Maha govt (Lead)

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentences on two prime accused - both step-sisters - to life term till death in jail, in the sensational case of the kidnapping of 13 minor children and murdering at least 5 of them, that rocked the state in the early 1990s.

Delhi riots: Court grants bail to 6 accused in murder case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to six accused persons in connection with a case related to the death of 20-year-old Dilbar Singh Negi, whose charred body was found during the violence in the city's North-East area in February 2020.

A 2-yr old FIR behind ED raid at Punjab CM's nephew

PUNJAB: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday morning carried out raids at ten different locations belonging to Punjab Chief Minster Charanjit Singh Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh Honey. And behind the raids is a two-year old FIR.

Delhi riots: Court grants bail to 6 accused in murder case

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to six accused persons in connection with a case related to the death of 20-year-old Dilbar Singh Negi, whose charred body was found during the violence in the city's North-East area in February 2020.

Two SIs, one constable suspended in TN over custodial death

CHENNAI: Two Sub Inspectors of police and a constable were suspended in connection with an alleged custodial death of a physically disabled person in Namakkal district of Tamil Nadu.

MBBS student lodges complaint as miscreants use her photo to create unrest in K'taka

DAKSHINA KANAADA: Karnataka police are on a lookout for unknown miscreants for photoshopping the picture of a woman MBBS student with a boy belonging to another religion and circulating it on social media

Alwar rape case to be handed over to CBI

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government on Sunday has decided to hand over the Alwar deaf and dumb minor girl rape case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

'Will prejudice fair probe': Court rejects bail plea of 'Sulli Deals' app creator

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Sunday refused to grant bail to Aumkareshwar Thakur, the creator of the derogatory "Sulli Deals" app, saying that the investigation is at a very nascent stage and permitting bail at this juncture will "prejudice a fair investigation".

Russia arrests top hackers at US govt's request, won't extradite

MOSCOW: Russia has arrested several members of the well-known hacker group called REvil at the request of the US government after it was established that the infamous group was involved in several high-profile attacks on large American companies.

Deaf & mute girl has not been raped: Alwar SP

JAIPUR: Superintendent of Police (SP), Alwar, Tejaswini Gautam, in a surprising statement, has said that the deaf and mute girl, found on a culvert here earlier this week in a profusely bleeding state, has not been raped.

Sexual assault case: Top Adani Thiruvananthapuram airport official suspended

Thiruvananthapuram: A top official attached to the Adani international airport here has been suspended after police registered a case following complaint of alleged sexual assault by a woman colleague of his.

Delhi court junks bail plea of 'Bulli Bai' app creator Neeraj Bishnoi

NEW DELHI: A court here on Friday refused to grant bail to engineering student and 'Bulli Bai' app creator Neeraj Bishnoi, who was arrested by the Delhi Police from Assam for creating a platform for defaming women of a particular community.

SC agrees to hear whether recording wife's phone conversation infringement of privacy

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a petition in connection with the issue whether recording a wife's telephonic conversation, in the absence of her knowledge, is violation of her privacy.

Three SSB personnel die of electrocution in Bihar

PATNA:Three personnel of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) died of electrocution on Friday in Bihar's Supaul district, officials said.

Patna man honey-trapped on Facebook, asked to pay Rs 20,000

PATNA: An area manager at a private firm here in Danapur locality has approached the Patna Police cyber cell with a complaint alleging that he was honey-trapped by a girl on Facebook.

Doctor commits suicide after falling prey to online blackmail

BENGALURU: The Karnataka Railway Police have arrested a person in connection with the suicide case of a doctor, who was blackmailed over his videos, the police said on Friday.

Plot to kill exiled Pak activist emerges in UK trial

NEW DELHI: The trial of 31-year-old Gohir Khan, a British Pakistani based in the UK, began at the Kingston-upon-Thames crown court, with the prosecution revealing details of an alleged plot to murder exiled blogger and activist Ahmad Waqass Goraya who is based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, Dawn reported.

Cyberabad police bust Rs 50 cr global credit card scam

HYDERABAD: Cyberabad police have busted a Rs 50 crore global credit card scam and arrested a seven-member inter-state gang of fraudsters.

BSF Commandant, 3 others held for duping people of Rs 125 cr

GURUGRAM: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Gurugram police have arrested a Border Security Force (BSF) Commandant, his wife, sister and one more person for allegedly cheating of Rs 125 crore in the name of getting a construction tender at the National Security Guard (NSG) campus, Manesar in Gurugram.

Minor girl kidnapped, forced to marry drug addict, 3 held

NEW DELHI: A 15-year-old girl who was kidnapped from the national capital by a woman for getting her married to her drug addict brother, was rescued and the accused were arrested.

Alwar gangrape: Survivor's organs damaged, doctors perform surgery

JAIPUR: Many organs of the minor deaf and mute girl gangraped in Rajasthan's Alwar have been damaged as a sharp-edged object was inserted in her body, officials confirmed.

#MeToo: Delhi HC defers M.J Akbar's appeal challenging Priya Ramani's acquittal

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Thursday deferred the hearing of former Union Minister M.J. Akbar's appeal against the acquittal of journalist Priya Ramani in the criminal defamation case which he filed against her.

SC seeks Centre, Uttarakhand govt response on plea seeking action on hate speeches 

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Uttarakhand government on a petition by journalist Qurban Ali and former Patna High Court judge Anjana Prakash, seeking action against those who made hate speeches against the Muslim community at Dharam Sansad in Haridwar.

BSF seize heroin, weapons close to Pakistan border

CHANDIGARH: In less than 24 hours after recovering 22 kg of heroin in Punjab, the Border Security Force on Wednesday seized another haul of the drug along with arms and ammunition close to the Pakistan border in three operations in Amritsar and Ferozepur sectors, officials said.

Gold worth Rs 72 lakh seized from three women at Hyderabad Airport

HYDERABAD: Custo ms officials at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday seized 1.48 kg gold, valued at Rs 72.80 lakh, from three women passengers who arrived from Dubai.

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