QCrime: Mob Assaults Kashmiri Youth in Alwar; Man Stabs Co-Worker

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1. Kashmiri Student Assaulted by Mob in Alwar, Probe On

A 21-year-old engineering student from Kashmir was assaulted by a mob in Rajasthan’s Alwar district on Wednesday night, police said.

According to the police, the student claimed that he was first attacked by three unidentified men who threatened him, forced him to wear women’s clothes and walk in the main market at Neemrana. While he was walking, a mob assaulted him and tied him to an electric post.

Additional Superintendent of Police, Neemrana, Tejpal Singh told The Indian Express that they have not been able to verify the student’s claim about miscreants forcing him to wear women’s clothes, and that it is being investigated.

(Source: The Indian Express)

2. Noida Family Gets Threat for Letting Girl Ride Royal Enfield, Two Booked

Two men have been booked for allegedly giving death threats to a family for letting their daughter drive a Royal Enfield motorcycle in a Greater Noida village. Police said an FIR has been filed in connection with the incident.

“We have received a complaint from the father of a class X student that two men in the village, Sachin and Kallu, objected to his daughter driving around on a Bullet motorcycle. The anger increased to an extent that the men hounded the family and manhandled the father. A case under IPC sections 352 (punishment for assault), 452 (trespassing) and 506 (intimidation) has been filed and action will be taken,” said Ranvijay Singh, SP Rural.

(Source: The Indian Express)

3. Batala Firecracker Factory Owners Booked for Culpable Homicide

A day after at least 23 persons were killed in a blast in an illegal firecracker unit at Batala, police on Thursday registered an FIR against the factory owner’s sons on the charges of culpable homicide without naming anyone.

Jaspal Singh Mattu, who is referred to as the factory owner, died nearly six months ago.

The case was registered under Sections 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder), 427 (mischief causing damage to amount of ₹50) and Sections 3, 4, and 5 of the Explosive Substances Act on the complaint filed by Civil Lines station house officer (SHO) Mukhtiar Singh.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

4. Domestic Help, Who Killed 91-Year-Old GK Man, Was Arrested Twice for Theft

During door-to-door verification drive, the police found out that Kishan — the domestic help who killed his 91-year-old employer Kishan Dev Khosla at his residence in Greater Kailash-2 on Saturday — was arrested twice for street crimes. However, the local police station was unaware of this crucial detail.

“In 2017, Kishan was arrested twice by the Hauz Khas police – once for snatching a mobile phone and again for stealing a motorcycle,” said Parvinder Singh, additional deputy commissioner of police (south).

(Source: Hindustan Times)

5. Murder of Newspaper Hawker Raises Public Outrage in Jaipur, Dozen Injured

A newspaper hawker’s murder triggered tension and public outrage in the city on Thursday in which at least dozen people, including policemen, leaders and journalists, got injured.

According to police, the incident took place on Thursday morning in Shankar Vikar colony of Khonagoriyan police station. The deceased identified as Mannu Vaishnav (45), who works as hawker in the colony, went to Rafiq Khan’s house one of the resident’s, to collect his payment of Rs 500.

When Vaishnav asked for his payment, Khan allegedly abused Vaishnav after which a verbal scuffle broke out between them. Further, argument turned into physical fight after which Khan lost his control and hacked the hawker to death with an axe in his home.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

6. Thieves Take Away Lawyer’s Laptop From His Chamber in District Courts Complex

Thieves struck the chamber of a lawyer in the district courts complex and took away a laptop and a power bank on Wednesday. Police registered a case on Thursday and initiated investigation.

According to information, advocate Kunal Siyag, a practicing lawyer in the district administration lodged a complaint stating that his someone had stolen some items from his chamber, located on the fourth floor of the district administration.

“When I returned to my chamber at around 2:15 pm, I found that my laptop, a power bank and some other gadgets were missing. Someone had stolen these items,” Kunal Siyag stated in his complaint.

(Source: The Indian Express)

7. 24-Year-Old Man Booked for Stabbing Co-Worker

A 24-year-old man was booked for allegedly stabbing a fellow daily wager with a sharp-edged weapon on Wednesday.

The accused, Satish Kumar, of Panchkula’s Ashiana complex, who runs a juice stall near the gurdwara in Chandimandir, did so after the latter, Bulet Kumar, 23, of Madanpur, denied giving him Rs 200 as per his demand.

“Around 10:30 pm, Bulet left his house and was walking towards a shop to buy grocery when he met Satish, who was standing near the gurdwara. The accused then asked Bulet to give him Rs 200 and the latter did not fulfil the demand,” police said.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

8. Man Posing as Crime Branch Officer Arrested for Extorting Money

THE LALRU Police, on Wednesday evening, arrested one person for allegedly extorting money from a scrap dealer by posing as a Crime Branch officer. The accused had taken Rs 15,000 once and were raising demand for more money.

The complainant, Baljeet Singh, told the police that around two months ago four persons came to his shop and told him that they were from the Crime Branch. “They started checking my shop saying that I buy stolen items and started threatening me with an FIR. I got scared, they demanded Rs 50,000 from me for running the shop without any trouble. I could give Rs 15000, the took money and told me that they will not come back”, he said.

(Source: The Indian Express)

9. Chandigarh: Kidney Transplant Using Fake Papers Prevented, Cops File FIR

Chandigarh police Thursday registered an FIR in connection with a kidney transplant attempt of a Manipuri woman on the basis of fake documents in PGI.

Police have also sought some details from PGIMER in connection with this matter. The matter came to light when the woman was found lying unconscious in Khuda Jassu village and rushed to PGI by some residents on August 28. There, the woman disclosed that she was going to be made a subject of a kidney transplant without her wishes.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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