QCrime: Duo Stab Woman to Death in a Market in Delhi & More

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Students protest over CBSE Class X Mathematics and Class XII Economics paper leak, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

1. CBSE Paper Leak: Delhi Police Quiz 34 Suspects

Delhi Police said it had questioned at least 34 people, including an economics teacher at a private school in central Delhi and a coaching centre owner, one day after the CBSE said all 1.7 million students of Class X who took the mathematics exam on March 28 and 500,000 who sat for the economics exam on 26 March, will have to take them again, admitting that the question papers had leaked in advance.

Although no arrests had been made until Thursday evening, the police said it had sought from CBSE details of all the paper-setters and places where the question papers had been stored to trace the source of the leak.

Although the paper was leaked across the country and abroad where the exams take place through the messaging platform WhatsApp, police suspect that the handwritten copies of the question papers had been put together in Delhi.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

2. Delivery Man Stabbed Multiple Times, Two Arrested

Two people were arrested for allegedly stabbing a delivery man multiple times in outer Delhi's Nihal Vihar, after he failed to deliver the cell phone they ordered from a shopping portal, police said on Thursday, 29 March.

The accused were identified as Kamal Deep, 30, and her brother Jitender Singh, 34, the police said, adding they recovered Rs 40,000, a van used in the offence, a blood stained towel, a knife and shoe laces used to strangle the delivery man.

The incident came to light on 21 March, after a man was found lying in a pool of blood in a drain in Chander Vihar area, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) M N Tiwari said.

The victim was taken to Sanjay Gandhi Hospital where he is recuperating.

(Source: PTI)

3. DU Student Murdered by Man She Met Through Dating App

Six days after he was kidnapped, the body of Delhi University (DU) student Ayush Nautiyal was found in Dwarka on Wednesday.

The kidnapper, who had asked for a ransom of ₹50 lakh, has been arrested.

The 20-year-old victim, a BCom final-year student, had left for college from his house in Palam Colony’s Sadh Nagar around 12.30 p.m. on March 22.

“I have an assignment and I’ll be late, Mumma,” he had told his mother Kiran Nautiyal while leaving. His decomposed body was found in a drain in Dwarka Sector 13 six days later.

Joint Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Ajay Chaudhary said that 26-year-old Ishtiyaq Ali, a former student of a Fashion Institute, has been arrested from Uttam Nagar for allegedly bludgeoning Ayush to death.

(Source: The Hindu)

4. Teen, 5 Others Killed Ola Cabbie to Buy Branded Clothes

Almost a week after an Ola cab driver was found dead in an empty plot in outer Delhi’s Alipur, cops have nabbed six youths, one of whom is a teenager, for killing him. The accused wanted to sell the cab to buy branded clothes and pull their families out of poverty.

The accused have been identified as Rahul Saini (21), Naveen (25), Hemant (19), Amit Dahiyar alias Bunty (25), Vishal (20) and a juvenile. They are all first-time offenders. Police have recovered the cab and seized three country-made pistols and six live cartridges from the accused.

(Source: The Times of India)

5. Duo Stab Woman to Death in Market, Arrested

A 26-year-old woman was stabbed to death by two men in south-east Delhi’s Govindpuri on Wednesday night, the police said, adding that the accused have been arrested.

The incident happened in a fit of rage following a quarrel with the victim’s husband, the police said.

The victim, Suman, was allegedly stabbed by Ajay (23) and Bijender (24), both residents of Dakshinpuri, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South-East) Chinmoy Biswal said.

Following the quarrel, the accused whipped out a knife and attacked Mr. Umesh but when Ms. Suman intervened and they stabbed her in the chest. She was immediately rushed to a hospital by her husband, where she succumbed to her injuries.

Based on Mr. Umesh’s statement, a case under Section 302 (punishment for murder) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered.

(Source: The Hindu)

6. Hit and Run Case: Teacher Booked, Victim Critical

A 25-year-old dentistry student was severely injured in a hit and run, allegedly, involving a teacher last week. The teacher was booked, but since the charges against her were bailable, she was let off by the police in few hours after her arrest. The student remains on ventilator support at J J Hospital.

According to police, the teacher, Shikha Zaveri, 36, a resident of Napean Sea Road, was driving her Honda City car towards south Mumbai. Around 3.20 pm, on 24 March, she hit a the girl at the Taraporevala Aquarium signal. Zaveri did not stop her car, but sped away from the spot, the police said.

Senior police inspector, Vilas Gangawane said that Zaveri is booked under 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) of IPC along with Motor Vehicle Act.

(Source: The Indian Express)

7. Fraud Club in Mumbai ‘Cheats’ Woman of Rs 2.5 Lakh

A 36-year-old Bhandup resident was allegedly duped of over Rs 2.5 lakh by a “friendship club” that promised her a job if she “became a member”.

The complainant, an accountant at a business centre in central Mumbai, made payments over six months to eventually realise that she had been duped.

When she tried to make inquires about the club, she found that none existed. An FIR has been registered under IPC Sections 420 (cheating) and 34 (common intention).

(Source: The Indian Express)

8. Pregnant Woman Murdered in Thane: Husband, 2 Friends Held

Nine days after a man was arrested for allegedly strangulating his pregnant wife, Ganeshpuri police on Wednesday arrested two friends of the accused, including a minor, for helping him carry out the crime that was allegedly premeditated.

According to the police, a 17-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man, identified as Nilesh Shelar, were arrested from Bhiwandi on Wednesday afternoon.

“The husband told us that the murder was pre-planned. His friends held the woman down by holding her arms and legs, while Kalpesh Thackeray, the husband, strangulated her,” an officer investigating thecase said.

The minor has been sent to a juvenile home and Shelar has been remanded in police custody till 31 March.

(Source: The Indian Express)

9. Addict Slashes Mumbai Teen for Not Having Matchbox to Light Cigarette

A 17-year-old boy was allegedly attacked by an unidentified man with a blade after he denied having a matchbox to light the latter’s cigarette in Goregaon (West) early on Wednesday. The police are trying to nab the attacker, who is suspected to be a drug addict.

“A police patrolling team spotted the victim crying in pain and took him to a nearby hospital. He is out of danger. If not treated in time, the injuries to his ribs could have resulted in death. So we have booked the accused for attempt to murder.”

The police said there are no CCTV cameras in the area but the victim has given them a proper description of the attacker. An FIR has been registered under section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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