QCrime: Delhi Congress Worker Shot at by Bike-Borne Men & More
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QCrime: Delhi Congress Worker Shot at by Bike-Borne Men & More

1. Rotting Body of a Woman Found in Locked House in Gurugram, Spouse Missing

The decomposed body of a woman, suspected to be in her early 20s, was found in a rented room in Binola village, Bilaspur, around 2.30am Wednesday. Police said the body was discovered after neighbours complained of foul smell and called the police.

Police said the woman’s husband, who works as a helper with a private company in the city, may have allegedly strangled her to death after an altercation between the two a few nights ago and escaped after locking the house from the outside.

Bilaspur station house officer Rajender said the woman was possibly killed on Sunday night.

(Source: Hindustan Times)


2. Gang Rape of Minor: Three Policemen Face Criminal Trial, Girl Says She Was Coerced by Cops to Marry Accused

Three Mumbai Police officers will face criminal trial for allegedly coercing a minor gangrape victim to marry her rapist in 2013, after a special court on Wednesday allowed an application filed by the victim’s father to name the policemen as accused in the case.

Special Judge Madhuri H More allowed the application and directed that summons be issued against Senior Inspector Jaywant Shinde, Inspector Vivek Shende and Constable M A Bhosle.

The application, filed through lawyer Wesley Menezes, was moved after the victim, who was 13 at the time of the incident, deposed in the court in February, narrating how she was coerced by the officers to marry the accused against her will.

(Source: The Indian Express)

3. Delhi Congress Worker Shot at by Bike-Borne Assailants

A Congress worker who is serving as a member of the party’s publicity committee in Delhi and the vice president of the Delhi Capital Badminton Association (DCBA) was allegedly shot at by one of the two assailants who arrived on a bike outside Greater Noida’s Omaxe Palm Greens society in MU sector where she had gone with her daughter to see a flat on Monday.

Poonam Sehgal (48) had returned from Vrindavan and was visiting the society on her way back in her white Volkswagen Vento (DL8CL8756) along with her daughter Mallika who was seated on the seat next to the driver’s seat.

(Source: The Times of India)

4. Communal Tension in Two Villages of Vadodara, Elders Broker Peace

After few days of communal tension at Hansjipura and Dhaniyavi villages in Vadodara over alleged dumping of poultry farm waste in a pond shared by the two villages, leaders and elders from both the communities got together to resolve the matter on Wednesday.

The tension began after a 51-year-old Lakshman Babubhai, a resident of Hansjipura, filed a complaint at Dabhoi police station on Saturday, alleging that he was attacked by two men — Imran and Nizam— from neighbouring Dhaniyavi village when he objected to the dumping of poultry farm waste into the pond since it is a source of drinking water in his village.

(Source: The Indian Express)

5. Punjab Farmer ‘Duped’ of $10,000 by Travel Agent

A FARMER from Punjab was cheated of US $10,000 last week by a travel agent, who allegedly promised to help him travel to the US. The theft came to light when Patiala native Gurvinder Singh (28) woke up at a hospital on Mira Road on Sunday, only to discover that the agent, Baljinder Singh, had served him food spiked with sedatives and fled with the money, the police said.

Gurvinder had been keen on moving to California, where his uncle lives and runs a business.

(Source: The Indian Express)

6. For Marrying Within Gotra, Man Beaten up by Wife’s Brothers

A 25-year-old powerlifter who had married a woman from his own “gotra” (family lineage) against her family’s wishes was shot at and assaulted by her brothers in west Delhi’s Nawada on Tuesday night, police said.

Bobby Singh, who said he represented India, suffered a gunshot wound to his right elbow and multiple injuries to his body. He was taken to hospital where his condition was reported to be stable.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

7. Gurgaon: Man Threatens Toll Attendant With Gun

Stopped at Kherki Daula toll plaza Wednesday night, a man in a car pulled out a gun, threatened the toll collector, pushed the boom barrier and drove off without paying. The toll plaza has constantly proven to be susceptible to violence.

As per the complaint submitted to Gurgaon Police by plaza manager Amit Singh, the incident took place close to 9.30 pm in lane number 19.

“A white car, travelling from Manesar towards Gurgaon (was stopped)… The driver refused to pay toll. There were two people in the car. They got out… One man had a weapon. He threatened to kill our toll worker and told us to open the boom (barrier)…,” states the complainant.

(Source: The Indian Express)

8. Cyber Frauds Block Businessman’s Sim, Transfer Rs 29.52 Lakh From Firm’s Account

When 62-year-old Kishor Nagda’s SIM automatically got blocked on May 5, the Goregaon businessman believed it to be a technical glitch. Little did he know that he had become a victim of what is known as the ‘SIM swap’ scam.

The network came back 18 hours later, only to get blocked again. According to the police, during the period his SIM was blocked, cyber frauds transferred Rs 29.52 lakh from two Dena Bank accounts, owned by an electronics firm in which Nagda is a partner. “The company has two business accounts at the Goregaon branch of Dena Bank. Till May 4, there was Rs 40.27 lakh in one account and Rs 3.17 lakh in the second account,” Nagda said in his police complaint.

(Source: The Indian Express)

9. Hotel Manager Lands in Jail After Prank Call Turns Into ‘Extortion’

A mere mistake in saving a phone number on his cellphone has led to the arrest of the manager of a Juhu hotel. While the crime branch arrested the 56-year-old man for making an extortion call to the vice-president (V-P) of a diamond firm on Saturday, during investigation, it realised it is most likely a case of a prank gone wrong. The police are now mulling whether to charge the person or file a closure report.

The matter came to light after the V-P approached the police, saying that he had received an extortion call from an unidentified number on May 9.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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