Manish Sahu


UP: Power official seeks transfer after ‘threats from BJP MLA’
Sat, Jun 16, 2018

‘I was asked to get power theft cases withdrawn,’ said Santosh Kumar Mishra; BJP MLA from Phoolpur Pawai constituency denies allegation.

UP: Video shows five undertrials being hit with belts at superintendent’s office, govt orders investigation
Wed, Jun 13, 2018

IG (Prisons) Chandra Prakash said DIG, Jail (Allahabad) BR Verma has been directed to probe the video, which appeared on social media Monday. "Action will be taken on the basis of the inquiry report," he added.

Uttar Pradesh: Building sealed after MLA complains about ‘illegal’ mosque, madrasa
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

The owner’s grandson, however, denied that the building was used as a public mosque and said that the madrasa was affiliated to the UP Madrasa Board.

Hindu Mahasabha by her side, Aligarh woman says ‘raped, converted forcibly’
Sun, Jun 10, 2018

On Friday, the Hindu Mahasabha arranged her “return to Hinduism” at an Arya Samaj temple in Aligarh. Police said they have registered the case and launched a probe. Till the time of filing this report, no one was arrested.

UP govt transfers 2013 murder case to CID at request of accused’s wife
Thu, Jun 07, 2018

Ved Prakash was shot dead while he was passing by a clash spot

Bareilly: Day after he was charged with attempt to rape, youth’s body found hanging from tree
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

The deceased Sobaran's father Prem, a farmer, has filed a police complaint accusing the alleged victim's family of murdering his son and denied the charges made against him.

Uttar Pradesh: Relatives of Unnao rape victim return to village home
Mon, Jun 04, 2018

The teenager remains at a government guesthouse, 13 km from the village, where the family had taken refuge around two months ago.

April 2 Bharat Bandh: Chargesheet filed against ex-BSP MLA in a case lodged under Arms Act
Sun, Jun 03, 2018

Former BSP MLA Yogesh Verma (49), who is currently lodged in the district jail, is also named in 12 other cases of violence on April 2 and chargesheets have been filed in all those cases. He has been booked under the National Security Act (NSA) as well.

UP: Four Dalit families who fled Etawah village return; one held
Tue, May 22, 2018

On May 12, a Dalit man had eloped with a Yadav woman, both residents of Bhaghuhia village in Etawah’s Saifai area. Two days later, the woman’s two brothers, who were constables posted in other districts, traced the couple and brought them home without involving the police.

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar booked for conspiracy to frame Unnao rape victim’s father in arms case
Sun, May 20, 2018

The CBI on Saturday booked BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar for allegedly being part of a conspiracy to falsely implicate the Unnao rape victim’s father in an Arms Act. The rape victim’s father died on April 9 in judicial custody.

2017 Saharanpur violence: UP govt transfers six cases to CB-CID including two naming BJP leaders
Sat, May 19, 2018

The 31 cases were handed over to a special investigation team (SIT) in May that year formed by state government. The SIT has so far filed chargesheet in 12 cases and closure in eight.

Saharanpur: Villagers wake up to find ‘Jai Bhim’ written on their walls
Tue, May 15, 2018

“The writings were discovered in the morning. The villagers were angry. Since we did not want the matter to be politicised, we decided not to lodge a police complaint,” said village head Dinesh Rana, a Thakur.

Bhim Army man’s killing: Six held, police say revenge plan to create caste unrest
Mon, May 14, 2018

Police said that the six arrested — Rahul, Deepak, Satveer Singh and Ravindra Kumar of Meerut; and Nitin and Bunti of Ghaziabad, all in their 20s — were Bhim Army sympathisers.

Three horses with glanders: Baghpat in lockdown for horses, mules
Sat, May 12, 2018

The movement of equines - horses, mules and donkeys - has been clamped in Baghpat after tests on three horses came back positive for the deadly glanders, a disease that could affect humans and other animals.

UP: Woman threatens to self-immolate if BJP MLA, son are not held for ‘rape’
Wed, May 09, 2018

The Crime Branch-CID had filed a closure report in the case citing lack of evidence after the police had earlier charged the two with rape and abduction without arresting them.

UP: Dalit man says he was beaten, made to drink urine; 4 held
Tue, May 01, 2018

Superintendent of Police, Badaun, Ashok Kumar, suspended Hajratpur police station house officer Rajesh Kumar for the delay in lodging the FIR.

Uttar Pradesh: Man held for cow slaughter dies in custody; Gujjars threaten protests
Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Sources said that the police have decided to drop cow slaughter charges against Honey, Rohit and Arvind and instead book them for cattle smuggling.

Kasganj communal violence: SIT files chargesheets over murder, violence
Sat, Apr 28, 2018

The chargesheet in the case of 22-year-old Gupta’s murder names 24 persons, including a 60-year-old man.

One witness in Asaram case untraceable, another shot dead
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

The rape survivor’s lawyer, Pramod Kumar Verma, said Rahul Sachan, who is missing, was Asaram’s personal assistant. He added Kripal Singh was shot dead in July 2015 after he had testified how the survivor and her Shahjahanpur-based family were ardent Asaram followers.

Yogi govt moves to withdraw hate-speech cases against Sadhvi Prachi, Sanjeev Balyan
Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Hate Speech: In the first case, related to the mahapanchayat on August 31, 2013, there are 14 accused including Sadhvi Prachi, Singh, Balyan, Malik and Rana.