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Murdered South Carolina student may have thought car was her Uber ride: Police

"We believe that she simply mistakenly got into this particular car thinking that it was an Uber ride," Columbia Police Chief William Holbrook said. "She opened the door, got into it and departed with the suspect driving."

Mumbai: One held, 13-year-old detained for murder

As Yadav ignored them, 19-year-old Mohammad Sadiq Shaikh tried to pull the packet out of his hands. When he resisted, Shaikh allegedly slashed Yadav on the face and hands with a knife and stabbed him in the stomach. The duo then fled with the packet, Sawant said.


Dehradun: Seniors 'kill' class 7 boy, school authorities bury body inside school campus, say police

Police said the murder took place on March 10 but came to light after the Uttarakhand Commission for Protection of Child Rights intervened. The boy was allegedly beaten with cricket bats and wickets by his seniors after the school authorities had denied students to step out of the school campus.

Mumbai: Five years later, accident turns out to be murder

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Dilip Sawant said that on January 14, 2014, a hit-and-run accident took place in the Wadala area. A tanker ran over a cyclist identified as Iqbal Khan (40), who supplied raw material to bakeries in the eastern suburb.

Ludhiana: Mother gags toddler daughter to death, says Police

Police said that the woman was having an extra-marital affair and wanted to get married again. The officials further informed that her plan was to implicate her husband in the murder of their daughter and then get re-married.

Girl's death haunted police until arrest made 45 years later

The authorities said they got a hit last month from a genealogical database that matched a DNA sample taken when her body was found strangled in a ditch a day after she went missing.


Meerut: Man shot dead by unidentified assailants

“The villagers told us that Salman was in a relationship with a girl to which her family members objected. This could be a reason for the murder,” Prashant Kapil, in-charge of Sardhana police station, said.

Delhi: 3 arrested for tattoo artist’s murder in Pandav Nagar

DCP (east) Pankaj Singh said three persons — Prashant Mishra (25), Ankit Sharma (19) and Inderjeet alias Bobby (27) — from Patparganj were arrested. “They allegedly gave Kumar some money, which he refused to return,” said Singh.

Mumbai: Seven months on, headless body identified; 3 held

The man has been identified Bindresh Prajapati, a small-time businessman living in Ambernath. He had gone missing in April.

Diamond merchant’s murder: Cops recover diamonds of his missing ring, ladies watch from gym of arrested constable

“The recovery of articles belonging to Udani from Dinesh’s gym will act as strong evidence,” a senior police officer said.

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2008 Malegaon blasts: Lt Col Purohit, Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged with terror conspiracy murder

A special NIA court charged all seven accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case with terror conspiracy, murder and other related offences. This includes Lt Col Prasad Purohit and Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur.

NYT investigation: How a gang hunted and killed a 15-year-old

The New York Times retraces the last steps of a teenager from Bronx Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, also known as Junior, which drew much outrage. The investigation also revealed how a recent wave of violence took his life just two blocks from home.


Sitapur murder case: Two accused held

Sitapur, Feb 23 (ANI): Two men were arrested in connection with the murder of a girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Sitapur district. Sitapur Superintendent of Police (SP) Balendu Bhushan Singh said that the incident might be a case of love affair, adding that a case has been registered based on the statements of victim's family. The duo allegedly shot the deceased when she was returning home with her sister.


Congress, BJP lock horns over Arunachal Pradesh row

New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Wednesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party for the political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. He said that it is a “murder of constitution and democracy”. He said the duly elected government was not disturbed for many years, but as BJP came into power, it “gave money and destabilised” the state government. He accused BJP chief Amit Shah of political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. Echoing similar sentiments, Congress legal cell head KC Mittal said the imposition of President rule in Arunachal Pradesh is totally uncalled for. He added that when the matter was in the Supreme Court, then the Centre should have not interfered. Mittal believed that this is not a constitutional crisis and has been totally made up. BJP leader Siddharthnath Singh, on the other hand, said the Congress just wanted to politicise each and every matter. He said the state government was taking cognizance of the matter and they are taking it seriously.

20-yr-old raped, murdered in UP

Balia (UP), Jan 25 (ANI): A 20-year-old woman, who was preparing for police recruitment, was raped and later murdered in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. Balia Superintendent of Police Anish Ahmad Ansari said the accused had slit her throat and later sealed her body, which has now being sent for post mortem. Ansari added that a case has been registered and all possibilities are being probed.

Politicians react over crisis in Arunachal Pradesh

Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) JD(U) leader KC Tyagi on Monday held Bharatiya Janata Party responsible for political crisis in Arunachal Pradesh. He said the move is against the spirit of co-operative federalism. Attacking the BJP, Congress leader PL Punia said recommendation of the President rule in Arunachal pradesh is the "murder of democracy". BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi countered the statements and said the Centre has taken this step as the state is in a "constitutional trouble".

Congress dubs Hyderabad student suicide as murder

New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): Calling the suicide of the Hyderabad Dalit student as murder, Congress leader Kumari Selja on Tuesday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has always stood for the problems of poor people. She added that it was useless to expect any action from Prime Minister (PM) Modi as he has kept himself away from the matter.