Crime & Justice

Supreme Court Admits Plea Against the Army in Pathribal killings, PUDR welcomes decision

NEW DELHI: People’s Union for Democratic rights (PUDR) welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court to examine a plea filed by the family of five civilians killed in a fake encounter in Pathribal, Kashmir in 2000. The notice issued by SC follows the closure of the Pathribal case by the Army and the refusal of the J&K High Court last year in admitting the petition of the victims’ families challenging the closure of the case. The apex court has also given liberty to the petitioners to mention the matter for early hearing. The Union of India was represented by the Additional Solicitor General and the petitioners by Advocate Nitya Ramakrishnan.

Nine students and teacher among 11 hurt as auto overturns

PHAGWARA: Eleven Persons including Nine Students One teacher of Ramgarhia School Phagwara and a Driver sustained serious injuries when an Students Loaded Auto Rickshaw overturned near Goal Chowk on National High Ways Phagwara on Saturday morning.

Jalandhar police arrests 2 Narcotic smugglers, recovers 2.18 Quintals Popy husk

JALANDHAR: The Jalandhar police has arrested  two narcotic smugglers and recovered 02 Quintol 18 KG of Poppy Husk, Indian Currency of Rupees 40,000/- and 01 Motorcycle Baja Platina bearing registration No. PB-09-Y-2538.

Three armed gang members arrested by Ropar Police

ROPAR: The Ropar Police today claimed to have arrested three miscreants alongwith arms and ammunition who were planning to commit big crime.

Three sentenced to life imprisonment in kidnapping and murder case

ROPAR: The District and session Judge Rupnagar B.S.Sandhu today pronounced life imprisonment for three accused who kidnapped and murdered a local resident on September 19,2013.

Young woman thrown from building still critical; male friend held

NEW DELHI: A young woman thrown down in a semi-nude condition by a male friend from the fourth floor of an under-construction house in west Delhi's Begumpur remains critical while the accused has been arrested, police said on Sunday.

Assam woman killed two daughters, attemptes suicide in Punjab village

An Assam Village Tejpur Resident Young Woman identified as Munni(24) presently working in Nakodar reportedly murdered her two minor daughters Neha(3) and Meena(1) by throwing them in a village Fish Farm(Pond) and later attempted  to suicide herself by hanging herself with a tree in nearby village Kishanpura on Sunday evening.

Two brothers die cleaning 'septic tank' in Delhi

 Two brothers died of suffocation while cleaning a 'septic tank' of a city mall on Saturday afternoon, police said.

Missing Bihar student's body found

The body of a 11-year-old boy, who was abducted two days ago for ransom, was found in an orchard in Bihar's Siwan district on Friday, triggering angry protests, police said.

Five dead in UP road accident

Five persons were killed on Friday when two passenger buses coming from opposite direction collided in Uttar Pradesh's Agra city, police said.

Punjab Congress Sarpanch, assembly employees held for links with gangster Gonder

The district police have arrested Daljit Singh, a Class-IV employee in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, and Gurjit Singh alais Gogi, a Congress sarpanch, for alleged links with Nabha jail escapee Vicky Gounder’s gang.

PA of former CPC Avinash Chander booked for fraud

On a complaint lodged by Khalwara Gate Phagwara resident Rachanjit Singh, the City Police Phagwara has registered case under section 420/406 IPC against Jalandhar resident Baldev Raj former PA of Former Chief Parliamentary Secretary Avinash Chander on the charges of duping the complainant of Rs 20 Lac and a Car in the pretext of registration of an “Intaqal” of a land purchased in the year 2012.

Punjab Vigilance nabs ASI for accepting bribe

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed an Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) red handed while accepting bribe of Rs. 7000/-.

Jharkhand orders probe into stripping of college girl

The Jharkhand government on Tuesday ordered a probe into the stripping of a college student in Dumka district, an official release said.

Denied video game, teenager commits suicide

An engineering student committed suicide after his parents refused to buy him a video game, police said on Tuesday.

Hyderabad student dies of botched abortion

An engineering student died of botched abortion at a private maternity hospital in Hyderabad's Vansthalipuram area on Monday, police said.

Abducted woman rescued by passers-by in Delhi, two held

A 32-year-old woman was abducted by two young men in west Delhi but was rescued by alert passers-by who intercepted their vehicle in Rohini, police said on Sunday.

Phagwara Police busts inter-state gang of bike thieves

The Chiherru(Phagwara) Police has succeeded to bust a Gang of Inter-District Vehicles Thieves and arrested its main member identified as Harpreet Singh @ deepa of Village chack Hakim and recovered ten stolen motor cycles from his possession.

Mother, daughter shot dead in Jharkhand

 A mother and her daughter were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Jharkhand's Latehar district early on Friday, police said.

Six killed in Rajasthan road accident

Six women were killed and seven other persons injured when a jeep hit a truck near Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district on Friday, police said.