Delhi-NCR News Highlights: After the Jama masjid on Thursday barred the entry of women “who come alone” and use it as a place to “meet boys”, Imam Shahi Ahmed Bukhari told The Indian Express that the board outside the mosque would be removed. According to officials at the L-G office, L-G VK Saxena spoke to Shahi Imam Bukhari and requested him to rescind the order. “Imam Bukhari has agreed to revoke the order, with the request that visitors respect and maintain the sanctity of the Mosque,” officials said.
The Delhi Police on Thursday recovered multiple weapons including knives and saw used by Aaftab Poonawaala, who allegedly murdered his 27-year-old live-in partner Shraddha Walkar. The weapons were recovered from the accused’s house and Mehrauli forest area after he allegedly chopped her body and threw the pieces. The police said that they were yet to find the mini-saw which was allegedly used to chop Walkar’s body into pieces.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) told a Delhi court Thursday that gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, who is an accused in the murder of singer Sidhu Moosewala, conspired to recruit youngsters for terror attacks in India to “strike terror in the minds of the people”. Additional Sessions Judge Shailender Malik remanded Bishnoi to NIA custody till December 3 with a direction to take all necessary security arrangements while transferring him from Punjab’s Bhatinda jail to NIA custody.