Crime & Justice

Jharkhand resident found murdered in Punjab town

PHAGWARA: One Jharkhand resident migratory labourer identified as Bishram Prashad (34) was found murdered with sharp-edged weapons in nearby Village Nangal Majha on Wednesday morning.

Phagwara Police booked husband for torturing wife for dowry

PHAGWARA: On a complaint lodged by Palahai Gate Phagwara resident Young Woman Monica the Phagwara Police have registered case under section 498A/406IPC against her husband Harpreet Kumar resident of Village Rurrka-Kalan near Goraya on the charges of torturing the complainant physically and mentally to fulfil the demands of more dowry in shape of cash of Rs three lac.

SC to hear actress Priya's plea seeking quashing of FIR

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court will hear on Wednesday a plea by Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier seeking quashing of a spate of complaints and an FIR registered against her and the film director for allegedly hurting the sentiments of a minority community.

Judiciary needs more women to ensure justice for women: Top British lawyer

NEW DELHI: With crimes against women a feature in the developed as well as developing world, there is a pressing need for more female presence in the bench and bar than just a token few faces to ensure proper consideration and justice to the victims, says a prominent British woman jurist.

Man sentenced to death for rape, murder of minor

CHENNAI: A court here on Monday sentenced a man to death for raping and murdering a six-year-old girl, and for also killing his own mother.

5 Students Killed, 29 Injured In Maharashtra Road Accident

At least five college students were crushed to death and another 26 injured when a truck they were travelling in turned turtle early on Monday, police said.

Four electrocuted at birthday party in Ludhiana

CHANDIGARH: Four men were electrocuted while consuming liquor at a party held to celebrate the birthday of daughter of one of them in Punjab's industrial city Ludhiana, police said on Saturday.

Phillaur police busts gang of robbers

PHILLAUR: The Phillaur Police have busted a four members gang of robbers and arrested its all four members identified as Amandeep of Kotkapura, Rajbir Singh of Pakhi kalan(Faridkot),Manvinder Singh and Davinder Kumar( both residents of Phillaur).

Punjab Vigilance nabs Patwari red handed taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Hedike, Sangrur district red handed for accepting bribe.

Jiah Khan suicide case trial begins

MUMBAI: A court here began hearing, on Wednesday, the sensational Jiah Khan suicide case trial involving Bollywood actor Sooraj A. Pancholi, who is charged with abetment, and posted the next hearing for February 21.

Punjab Vigilance nabs PSPCL Junior Engineer for taking bribe

Vigilance Bureau Punjab today nabbed Junior Engineer of PSPCL Jalandhar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000.

7 killed, 8 injured in Odisha road accident

Seven labourers were killed and eight injured when a tipper carrying them met with an accident at Luhajhar Ghat in Odisha's Gajapati district on Tuesday, police said.

Two youths run over by truck in UP

A speeding truck mowed down two youngsters in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district on Tuesday, police said.

Patwari, his assistant nabbed red handed taking bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against rampant corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari posted at Phul-1 & 2, district Bathinda red handed for accepting bribe.

Punjab Vigilance Bureau files first challan against contractor Gurinder Singh and engineers of Irrigation Department

Punjab Vigilance Bureau has filed challan in the SAS Nagar court against contractor Gurinder Singh and retired engineers of Irrigation Department in the multi-crore Irrigation scam in which five irrigation officials and kingpin of the scam - contractor Gurinder Singh have been arrested so far. The case was registered under sections 120-B, 420, 467, 468, 471, 406, 409 of IPC and 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act for causing crores of rupees loss to the state exchequer in allotment and execution of various works of Irrigation department in the state after a thorough Vigilance Enquiry.

Student sexually assaulted in school, teacher held

A teacher of a private English medium school was arrested on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a girl student here, police said.

School Principal, teacher arrested on charge of raping student

The Principal and a teacher of a government school have been arrested by Jagraon police on the charge of raping a minor girl student.

CBI files chargesheet against 87 accused in case relating to Samvida Shala Shiksha Patrata Pariksha-2011

NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed a charge sheet against 4 Vyapam officials namely Pankaj Trivedi, Nitin Mohindra, Ajay Kumar Sen & C.K. Mishra; 11 private persons/middlemen and 72 candidates 87 accused persons including 72 candidates, middlemen Under Section 120-B read with Section 420, 467, 468 & 471 of Indian PenalCode (IPC) Sec. 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988, Sec. 66 of IT Act and Section 4 read with 3(D)(1)(2) of MPRE Act in the Court of 9th ASJ, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in a case relating to irregularities in Samvida Shala Shikshak Patrata Pariksha Varg-2  Exam – 2011 conducted by Vyapam on 19.02.2012.

Businessman shot dead in Lucknow

 A businessman was shot dead in the state capital by two unidentified bike-borne assailants on Thursday, police said.

Biker dies in freak accident in Delhi, cops suspended

A biker was killed here on Thursday after his neck got stuck in a wire tied between two police barricades, a police officer said, adding that an inspector was transferred and four constables suspended over the accident.