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Pune: Woman attempts suicide by drinking phenyl inside police station, hospitalised

Police lodged an offence against the woman identified as Afreen Umar Shaikh, under Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: August 26, 2021 7:18:28 am
Pune woman suicidePolice immediately rushed her to a hospital for treatment.

A 25-year-old woman attempted suicide by consuming phenyl in the premises of Kondhwa police station on Tuesday. Police have lodged an offence against the woman, identified as Afreen Shaikh, under Section 309 of the Indian Penal Code.

Police said Afreen had an argument with her husband Umar, after which the latter came to the Kondhwa police station to file a complaint. Later, Afreen also came to the police station, where she allegedly took out a phenyl bottle from her handbag and consumed it in front of the police personnel.

Police immediately rushed her to a hospital for treatment.

19-yr-old girl found dead at her house last week was murdered by husband: Police

Investigation by the Pune City Police has revealed that a 19-year-old girl, who was found dead in her house last week, was killed by her husband following an argument. Police said that Disha Nikalje was found dead at her residence on August 20. The postmortem revealed that she was strangulated to death.

Police said Disha was killed by her husband Ajay (23), who later escaped from the spot.

Initially, police had lodged a report of accidental death in the case, as per procedure. But after receiving the medical report from Sassoon Hospital, an offence was lodged against Ajay under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code.

Police arrest money-lender for charging exorbitant interest rate

Pune City Police have arrested a money-lender and his aide for allegedly extorting money at 10 per cent rate of interest per month from a daily wage worker who took a loan from him.

According to the police, a daily wage worker had taken a loan of Rs 1.95 lakh from the accused, Dnyaneshwar Pawar. He repaid Rs 2.45 lakh to Pawar, who continued to demand more money due to “higher rate of interest”, and allegedly extorted Rs 4.45 lakh from the worker. Pawar then demanded Rs 2.5 lakh more from the worker, said police.

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The worker approached Pune City Police’s Crime Branch, which laid a trap and nabbed Pawar and his aide while they were accepting money from the worker on Tuesday.

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