Death of Dalit teen in U.P. | Murder in blue blood

Death of Dalit teen in U.P. | Murder in blue blood

The blue lights beckoned Somesh Kumar, 17, on his way back home after his Class 10 Mathematics paper. He followed the unmetalled road into Silai Baragaon village in Uttar Pradesh’s Rampur district. It was dusk and the sky in parts matched the deep blue of the poster erected at the centre of the park he … Read more

Three get rigorous imprisonment for Ankit Saxena’s murder

Three get rigorous imprisonment for Ankit Saxena’s murder

The Tis Hazari court on Thursday awarded rigorous life imprisonment to three persons for killing 23-year-old photographer Ankit Saxena in 2018 over an interfaith affair. The court said death sentence in the case was not justified because there was possibility of rehabilitation of the convicts, who were parents and uncle of the girl with whom … Read more

NIA arrests key conspirator in RSS leader’s murder case

NIA arrests key conspirator in RSS leader’s murder case

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday, March 1, arrested a Popular Front of India (PFI) member who was allegedly the key conspirator in the murder of RSS leader R. Rudresh in 2016 and was absconding. According to an NIA release, Ghouse Nayazi was arrested by an NIA team at the Mumbai International Airport on … Read more

Ranjith Sreenivas murder case: Hearing on quantum of punishment held

Ranjith Sreenivas murder case: Hearing on quantum of punishment held

The Mavelikara Additional District Session Court-I on January 22 heard arguments of the defence side on the quantum of punishment for the convicts in the BJP leader Ranjith Sreenivas murder case. Last week, judge Sreedevi V.G. found all 15 accused, belonging to the now proscribed Popular Front of India (PFI) and its political arm Social … Read more

Sandeshkhali murder case 2019 | Calcutta High Court stays proceedings before trial court

Sandeshkhali murder case 2019 | Calcutta High Court stays proceedings before trial court

A view of the Calcutta High Court. File | Photo Credit: The Hindu The Calcutta High Court on January 17 stayed proceedings before a trial court in the murder of two persons and abduction of another at Sandeshkhali in 2019, in which Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shajahan Sheikh was named the main accused by the … Read more

Gang of three arrested for two kidnaps and a murder

Gang of three arrested for two kidnaps and a murder

The Jnanabharati police have arrested a gang of three who had abducted and murdered a salesman after extorting a ransom of ₹5 lakh from his family. After getting the ransom, the gang had abducted another person in a case of mistaken identity and demanded ransom. However, the victim fled their custody, alerting the police about … Read more

Maharashtra man, on the run for 31 years, arrested in murder case

Maharashtra man, on the run for 31 years, arrested in murder case

The Mumbai Police has arrested a man wanted in a murder case after 31 years from Nalasopara in Maharashtra’s Palghar district, an official said on Saturday. The man, Deepak Bhise, who is now 62 years old, is accused of killing one Raju Chikna in 1989 and attempting to murder one Dharmendra Saroj, news agency PTI … Read more

Mumbai police arrest four in gangster Sumit Yerunkar murder case

Mumbai police arrest four in gangster Sumit Yerunkar murder case

The Mumbai police on Monday arrested four men accused in the Chunabhatti firing that happened on Sunday afternoon. They are on the lookout for the fifth accused. Local gangster Sumit Yerunkar a.k.a. Pappu from Mumbai’s Chunabhatti area was shot dead after he was fired at 21 times. Four others, including an eight-year-old girl, were injured … Read more

Questions Rajasthan Police asked shooter Nitin Fauji in Gogamedi murder

Questions Rajasthan Police asked shooter Nitin Fauji in Gogamedi murder

Hours after Nitin Fauji’s arrest in a joint operation, the Rajasthan police on Sunday began its interrogation. Fauji is one of the accused in the murder of Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena chief Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi, and was arrested along with his two other associates, Rohit Rathore and Udham, in Chandigarh on the intervening nights of … Read more