QCrime: IMA Jewels’ Auditor Held; 4 Shootings, 5 Murders in Delhi
IMA Jewels office in Bengaluru.
IMA Jewels office in Bengaluru.(Photo: ANI)

QCrime: IMA Jewels’ Auditor Held; 4 Shootings, 5 Murders in Delhi

1. Auditor of IMA Jewels Arrested in Ponzi Investigation

Around 28,000 people have filed complaints since Monday of having been cheated by I Monetary Advisory (IMA), an Islamic investment firm that has purportedly gone bust, a day after news broke that the company’s founder Mohammed Mansoor Khan had absconded, the police said.

A senior official of the special investigation team (SIT), constituted by the Karnataka government, to probe the matter, said it was still on the lookout for Mansoor Khan, amid reports that he might have fled abroad.

“We seized his car from the airport, but we do not have evidence that he has indeed flown abroad or anywhere,” the official said on Friday.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

2. Crime Capital: 4 Shootings, 5 Murders over 15 Hours in Delhi

A 17-year-old boy, a man out on bail and a former call centre employee who lost both his parents in the last eight months were among five people who were shot dead in four separate attacks that took place within a 15-hour period in the Capital on Friday, the police said.

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Nearly 20 bullets were fired in these incidents, the last of which was a double murder carried out at a busy traffic junction near the Nand Nagri police station in north-east Delhi on Friday morning.

As of late Friday night, Delhi Police said one minor and one man were held for their involvement in the four shooting cases.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

3. 35-Yr-Old Answers Doorbell, Shot by Group in W Delhi

A 35-year-old man was shot dead near his house in west Delhi’s Vikaspuri by unidentified assailants on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Amit Kochar.

Kochar earlier worked in a call centre but of late had been involved in the real estate business. The incident took place around 10.50 pm, when Kochar was with four friends, chatting among themselves as they waited for the food they had ordered. When the doorbell rang, Kochar thought it was the delivery person but found some men standing outside.

(Source: The Times of India)

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4. Gurgaon SHO Beaten up During Liquor Raid

A group of men allegedly involved in illegal sale of liquor from a house in Gurgaon’s Nathupur attacked a police team that raided the premises Thursday night. The men allegedly broke a beer bottle on the head of the DLF Phase-III police station SHO Inspector Ram Kumar, who was leading the raid, and injured other personnel.

Police said the incident took place around 10.30 pm Thursday after police received a tip-off. The group managed to flee the spot in the confusion that ensued and are yet to be arrested. The alleged altercation was captured on video.

(Source: The Indian Express)

5. Journalists Shot at in Delhi: Two Detained

Delhi Police has apprehended two men days after they allegedly fired at an office cab ferrying two ABP journalists on the Barapullah flyover. The detention was made by officers at Lodhi Road police station Friday evening and the two men have been identified by the two journalists and the car driver, an officer said.

The incident took place around 1.30 am Sunday when a reporter and cameraman were on their way from their Noida office to report on a murder case in Karol Bagh.

(Source: The Indian Express)

6. Property Dealer Killed, Family Points at Relative

A property dealer in northwest Delhi’s Bhalswa Dairy area was shot by two assailants on Thursday night. Police have identified the killers but are yet to nab them.

The incident happened around 8.30pm when the deceased, Chandra Shekhar, was heading home from work. When he reached Pushta Road, two assailants intercepted him near his house, dragged him to a corner and shot him twice. Locals, who spotted Shekhar lying on the road, alerted his family.

(Source: The Times of India)

7. 5 Policemen Killed in Maoist Attack

Suspected left-wing extremists, also known as Maoists, shot dead five police personnel at a weekly market in Jharkhand’s Seraikela-Kharsawan district on Friday evening, the police said.

The Maoists who were riding motorcycles also looted the weapons of the slain policemen before fleeing, they said.

“Maoist assailants have killed five of our jawans in Kukdu this evening. The attackers were on two motorcycles and ...[opened fire on] police personnel when they were on a patrol. We have reached the spot and brought in additional forces. The looting of arms and weapons indicates that it is the handiwork of Maoists; we are trying to ascertain the Maoist squad involved in the gruesome killings,” Chandan Sinha, Seraikela-Kharsawan superintendent of police (SP), said.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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8. MLA Accuses Scribe of Extortion, Files FIR

After allegedly misbehaving with a Delhi-based TV journalist, BJP’s Khanpur MLA Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion on Friday filed an FIR against three persons, including the journalist and an official of Uttarakhand government, at the Behror police station in Rajasthan’s Alwar district for “extortion, defamation and trespass” on Thursday.

As the site of the “crime” was reported to be Chanakyapuri in Delhi, the Rajasthan police registered his complaint under ‘zero FIR’ and then transferred the case to Chanakyapuri police station for further probe.

(Source: The Times of India)

9. Woman’s Headless Body Found, Cops Look for Links Between Two Murders

A month after the body of a woman with its head and hands severed was found in a Bulandshahr village, another beheaded and mutilated body has been recovered nearly 70 km away, in Meerut. Finding the modus operandi to be similar, police officers from both districts are working overtime to identify the bodies.

On Thursday morning, residents of a village in Meerut informed police of a dead body buried in one of the farms. The owner was visiting the farm when his dog smelt something and started barking. On looking closely, the farm owner spotted a woman’s hand and alerted local villagers and police. The police then dug out a semi-nude body which was heavily decomposed. The head and the left arm had been cut off. The right arm too was mutilated.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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