QCrime: Cop Booked for Molesting Girl; Bomb Threat at Calcutta HC

Top crime stories of the day.

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1. 3 Arrested in Noida for Murdering Man over MBBS Admissions Scam Share

The Noida police arrested three men on Tuesday night from near the zero point on Yamuna Expressway for allegedly murdering their colleague on September 8 because of a dispute over the division of money in an MBBS admission scam, in which all of them were involved.

The suspects were identified as Neeraj Kumar Singh (30), Nikhil Gaurav (25), both natives of Bihar, and Dheerendra Kumar Sharma (41) of Azamgarh. All three were residing in Delhi, the police said.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

2. 2-Yr-Old Girl Dies After Being Thrown out the Window, Grandmother Held

The police arrested a woman on Monday for allegedly killing her two-year-old granddaughter by throwing her out of the window of a sixth-floor apartment in Malad East last week.

Police said the incident occurred between 5.30 am and 5.45 am on Saturday when the baby, Jiya Ansari, was home with her parents, grandparents, aunt and a cousin. The sleeping family was woken by neighbours, who spotted Jiya lying motionless and bleeding on the ground. They rushed her to a nearby hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival.

(Source: The Indian Express)

3. Toll Plaza Death: Family Alleges Lax Investigation

The family of a 30-year-old man who had allegedly been killed by seven private bouncers at the Kalindi Kunj toll plaza on August 10 has accused the Noida police of a lax investigation in the matter.

The body of the victim, Vimal Tiwari, had been found on the Yamuna bridge just inside the Noida border. The police had arrested seven private bouncers for his murder on August 12. The suspects had allegedly tried to extort the victim for ₹14,600 after he failed to pay the toll and crossed over to Delhi. The toll manager was wanted in the case.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

4. Cop Arrested for Molesting 12-Year-Old

A police constable was recently arrested for allegedly molesting a colleague’s 12-year-old daughter. A police officer said the families of the accused and the girl’s father are close as they live in the same colony.

Earlier this month, the accused allegedly told his colleague’s daughter that he would give her a gift her mother had given him if she accompanied him. The accused touched the girl inappropriately and did not let go until she fought back, police said.

After the girl narrated the alleged ordeal to her family, they filed a complaint with the police. The accused was booked under the POCSO Act and is in judicial custody.

(Source: The Indian Express)

5. 6 KGMU Locals Suspended over Brawl, Damage to Property

Six resident doctors of the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) were suspended on Monday after a preliminary probe by the hospital authorities held them responsible for starting a clash, creating ruckus and damaging property at the trauma centre on Saturday midnight. The probe report is yet to come.

“Dr Rahul Shukla, Dr Shubham and Dr Anushvan Rao of orthopaedic department and Dr Mayank, Dr Pradyuman and Dr Krishna Pal Singh Parmar of medicine department have been suspended with immediate effect till the probe gets over,” said Dr Sudhir Singh, spokesperson, KGMU, in a press statement on Monday. “A final decision regarding the suspended doctors will be taken after the probe report comes,” said KGMU proctor, Prof RAS Kushwaha.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

6. 2 UP Cops Booked for Abetment to Suicide

Two policemen were booked on Monday after a 30-year-old autorickshaw driver consumed poison on Saturday and died the following day at a village in Lalitpur district. Uma Shankar Yadav, in a suicide note, had accused the policemen of harassment and extortion.

Lalitpur Superintendent of Police (SP) Mirza Manzar Beg on Monday suspended the policemen – Nathikera police outpost in-charge sub-inspector Raj Kumar Nigam and constable Bilendra Tiwari – over the charge of abetment to suicide.

The FIR was lodged after local residents staged protest placing the body on the road on Monday morning near the victim’s house at Nathikera village.

(Source: The Indian Express)

7. 24-Year-Old Man Stabs Girlfriend, Kills Self

A 24-year-old man killed himself after stabbing his girlfriend at her home in Malad East on Monday afternoon.

The deceased, Mangesh Rane, was an employee of a housekeeping company and stayed in Ambedkar Nagar in Kurar, Malad East.

Police said that for the last one-and-a-half years, Rane had been in a relationship with a woman in her early twenties who stays in a Slum Rehabilitation Authority building in the same area.

(Source: The Indian Express)

8. Gurgaon Woman Sexually Assaulted By Man She Refused To Marry: Police

A 24-year-old man was arrested in Gurgaon for sexually assaulting a woman after she rejected his marriage proposal, the police said on Monday.

The incident took place on Saturday night when the 25-year-old woman was on her way home, they said.

"The man, a food vendor, had asked the woman to marry him. When she warned him that she will call the cops, he assaulted her," Gurgaon police spokesperson Subhash Bokan said.

(Source: PTI)

9. Calcutta HC Security Tightened After ‘Multiple Bomb Blasts’ Threat

Security in and around the Calcutta High Court has been increased following a letter threatening multiple bomb blasts inside the court building was brought to the West Bengal government’s notice.

Calcutta High Court’s registrar general Rabindranath Samanta wrote to the state home secretary on Wednesday, informing him of the threat received in a letter purportedly written by one Hardarshan Singh Nagpal.

The letter dated 9 September said the sender, Nagpal, with his son would trigger multiple bomb blasts inside the building on 30 September.

Samanta requested the home secretary to take preventive measures.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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