QCrime: Godman Sexually Assaults Woman; 2 Held For Abducting Boy

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1. Assuring to Solve Nightmares, Godman Sexually Assaults Woman

Cops arrested a fake godman for allegedly attempting to rape a distressed woman who sought his help for ‘divine intervention’ from him at Jaggaiahpet town in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, 29 January.

The accused was identified as Syed Bilal who runs a treatment centre in the town. According to Jaggaiahpet police, they received a complaint from a woman who alleged that Bilal sexually assaulted her in the name of ‘special prayer’ and tying amulets for evil effects.

(Source: The Times of India)


2. Two Held for Kidnapping 6-Year-Old Boy: Cops

Two men were arrested in Borivali on Sunday, 27 January, for allegedly kidnapping a six-year-old boy and demanding a ransom of Rs 20,000 from his mother, police said.

The boy, who lives with his parents in Eksar village in Borivali west, went missing on Saturday afternoon while he was playing outside his home. The accused, Sujeet Heer (31) and Akash Shivag (25), who are both unemployed and live in the same area, kidnapped the boy when his mother was inside the house, police said.

(Source: The Indian Express)

3. Iranian Man Arrested For Rape in Goa

The Goa police has arrested an Iranian national for raping a graphic designer who lives in Goa. In her complaint to the police, the victim said that on 21 January, Majid Azizi took her to his rented room at Aramboland raped her.

Azizi was previously arrested by the police in connection with a narcotics case but was out on bail and residing at Arambol, a beach village in Goa’s north.

(Source: Hindustan Times)


4. Man Kills Sister’s To-Be Husband

A 19-year-old man allegedly killed a his sister’s to-be husband in Malwani on Tuesday, 29 January, as he objected to their match.

The alleged incident took place at 9.30 am when Saif Ali Sharafatali (25) had gone to the home of the woman with whom his marriage had been fixed. The police said that both families belonged to the same village in Uttar Pradesh and stayed in the same locality in Malwani, Malad west. As both the man and woman had known each other for a long time, their families recently finalised their wedding.

(Source: The Indian Express)

5. Man’s Decapitated Head Stuck in Train Engine

A man's decapitated head stuck in the engine of a freight train for 3-hour journey. The decapitated head was stuck between huge springs in the engine underbelly. The decapitated head was discovered after inspection by staff was going on following complaint by locopilot that the wheels were dragging a bit.

(Source: The Times of India)


6. 2 Arrested for Killing Man in Delhi over Nonpayment of Borrowed Money

The body of a man bearing a gunshot injury was found inside a car in Begumpur area of Rohini district, following which two people were arrested for allegedly killing him, police said on Tuesday, 29 January.

Police said they were informed about the body lying inside the car in sector 27 of Rohini on Monday night, 28 January. A spent cartridge was found in the car, a senior police officer said.

(Source: PTI)

7. 3 Women Arrested in Karnataka Temple 'Prasad' Poisoning

Three women were arrested on Tuesday, 29 January, in connection with the poisoning of 'prasad' at a temple in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district, police said.

Two women had died while scores of other people were hospitalised with complaints of vomiting and loose motions after they allegedly consumed 'prasad' at Gangamma temple on 25 January evening.

(Source: PTI)


8. 19 Girls Rescued from Orphanage Home

Around 19 girl children, aged between 11 and 17 years, who were sexually abused in a government recognised orphanage home, were rescued on Tuesday, 9 January. The police have also arrested a 32-year-old youth, Vinod Kumar, for sexually abusing the children. He was in-charge of the home in Tiruvannamalai.

(Source: The Times of India)

9. Woman Stabbed to Death by Husband

A 35-year-old woman was stabbed to death by her husband at her office in Bhayander on Tuesday, 29 January. The accused has been arrested and further investigation is underway.

(Source: ANI)

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