Four held for burning girl alive
The Ghaziabad police has arrested the four accused who allegedly burnt alive 15-year-old Imrana in Bhojpur village of Ghaziabad. Senior superintendent of Police Akhil Kumar said Arif and Hashim were arrested on March 24,the day after Imrana succumbed to her injuries in Khan Hospital in Hapur,and Jaleel and Munsheed were held on Wednesday. The police said the accused had made advances towards Imrana,but came to know that she knew one Irfan. Angry,they went to her house to complain about this to her parents where they allegedly burnt her alive.
7 get 10 yrs in jail for bus dacoity
A city court has sentenced seven persons to rigorous imprisonment of 10 years each for committing dacoity in a Blueline bus in 2002 and causing the deaths of two businessmen. Expressing concerns over the spurt in incidents of robbery,pick-pocketing and chain-snatching in the Capital,the court observed that deterrent punishment was the need of the hour. The accused were also fined up to Rs 1 lakh under the penal charges. Two brothers from Maharashtra,Sachin and Abhir Shinde,had fallen off the bus when the accused committed the crime on September 1,2002. Later,the brothers had succumbed to their injuries.
Court refuses bail to serial chain-snatcher
A man,allegedly involved in as many as 21 cases of chain-snatching,was denied bail by a city court on Wednesday. Taking a stern view of the antecedents of accused Manoj (28),Additional Sessions Judge Inderjeet Singh threw out his bail plea. During the hearing,the prosecution strongly opposed the bail application of Manoj arrested on March 8 on the grounds that he was a history-sheeter involved in over two dozen cases.
Ex-armyman,wrestler held for carjacking
A former armyman and champion wrestler are among five persons arrested for their alleged involvement in a number of carjacking cases. Kuldeep Bharadwaj (26),who worked in the Army for five years,and Krishan Kumar (22),a gold medallist in state-level wrestling championship,were arrested first,leading to the arrest of the other accused,Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Satyendra Garg said. Seven luxury cars have been recovered from their possession. The other accused are Sandeep Parashar (24),Vijay Bharadwaj (21) and Arshad Ali (32). Ali is a computer expert who prepared fake registration papers of cars,the police said.
FIR against Lok Sabha employee
A city court has directed the Delhi Police to register an FIR against an employee of the Lok Sabha Secretariat for securing the job allegedly on the basis of fake educational certificates. Acting on a complaint,the court directed the officers of the Parliament Street police station to investigate into the allegation that Jainandan Goswami got the job of a chamber attendant on the basis of forged school leaving certificate issued by a school at Khagaria in Bihar.
One dies as factory wall collapses
A 27-year-old man was killed and another injured when wall of a factory collapsed in Mongolpuri area of Outer Delhi on Wednesday. Sanjay died on the spot,while the identity of the injured was unknown. A case has been registered and investigations are on.
Senior citizen found murdered
A senior citizen was found dead in Burari area of North Delhi on Wednesday. In first incident,a 75-year-old widow was found murdered in her home in Jharoda Park. The police said Sumitra Devi used to live alone. He daughter Vijay Laxmi,who had come to meet her,found the main door open and her mother lying in pool of blood, a police officer said. Sumitra was hit on head with a blunt object,the police said.
8-yr-old crushed under paper roll
An 8-year-old boy was crushed to death under a paper roll weighing 700 kg in Nangloi area of West Delhi on Wednesday. The police said the incident took place around 12 pm in Dhaka Vihar area,where paper roll was being loaded in a truck. One of the rolls fell on Aftab Alam who died on the spot of grievous head injuries.