QCrime: Teacher Shot Dead; Man Rapes Daughter-In-Law’s Sister

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A teacher in Delhi stepped out to take a call when he was shot dead.

1. Delhi: Teacher Steps out to Answer Call, Shot Dead

A guest teacher at an MCD-run school in Swaroop Nagar was gunned down by unidentified assailants outside the school premises on Monday afternoon. Police said the victim, Deepak, reportedly left the school to attend a call when he was shot five times by two assailants sitting inside a Hyundai Grand i10 car.

The teacher’s body has been shifted to the mortuary, and police are looking at CCTV footage from the spot to ascertain the identities of the gunmen. According to police, Deepak stayed with his family in northwest Delhi’s Tajpur village. He had been working as a guest teacher at the school since July this year.

2. 53-Yr-Old Raped Daughter-In-Law's Sister Over Eight Months, Arrested

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped repeatedly over eight months in Ambernath by her sister’s father-in-law, who threatened to release nude pictures of his son and daughter-in-law. The police said the woman did not report the blackmail to the police for a long time as she did not want to ruin her sister’s marriage.

The woman, a working professional living in Ambernath west, was approached by the 53-year-old father-in-law of her sister eight months ago. The police said the man claimed to be in possession of nude pictures of his son and daughter-in-law and threatened to show them to other members of the family unless she had sex with him. Under that pretext, the man raped the woman several times at a lodge in Ambernath, the police said.

3. J Dey Murder: Prosecution Seeks to Examine US-Based Expert

In the murder case of journalist J Dey, the CBI has sought for the examination of a US-based expert as a prosecution witness. On Monday, special public prosecutor, Pradeep Gharat, filed an application seeking permission from the court to examine Edward Burns, a forensic expert, who had submitted a report to the Mumbai police which is a part of its chargesheet filed in 2011.

Gharat said the Mumbai police had procured CCTV footage of the bikes on which the alleged shooters had come to shoot at Dey in Powai. “The footage along with photographs of the bikes seized from the accused were sent to the US for analysis. I have sought for the examination of the expert as a witness since he had submitted the report part of the chargesheet stating the similarity between the footage and the photographs,” he said.

4. Minor Girl Raped by Friend, 5 Others in Bhagalpur Flat

A 17-year-old girl studying in a coaching institute was allegedly gang-raped by six persons in a flat at Hanuman Nagar under Adampur police station area in Bhagalpur on Sunday night. All the six accused are still at large.

The girl, an Intermediate student, was staying in a private lodge in Khanjarpur locality of the town. On Sunday, one Manish Kumar alias Avinash, one of the girl's friends, allegedly took her to a flat in Ma Bhagwati Apartment on the pretext of studying together. Since Manish was known to her, the girl did not hesitate in accompanying him to the apartment. She was, however, shocked to see five other youths present in the flat. Manish and his five friends allegedly forced the girl to drink liquor before taking turns to outrage her modesty.

(Source: Times of India)

5. Bhopal Gang Rape: Accused Face Murder-Bid Charge Too

The court of Additional District & Sessions judge Savita Dubey enhanced charges against the four Bhopal gang-rape accused as trial against them got underway in the court on Monday. The accused have now been charged under section 376 (d), 376 (2) (m), 376 (2) (n), 394, 201(tampering with evidence), 307, 323, 341(wrongful restraining a person), 342 (wrongful confinement), 347 and 366.

Prosecution, however, maintained that the court has only retained charges which it had invoked in its chargesheet presented in court on 16 November though soon after filing the chargesheet, deputy director of prosecution, KK Saxena, while addressing the media had said that the four accused have been charged under sections 376 (d) (rape), 376 (2) (m), 376 (2) (n), 342, 347 (wrongful confinement for extortion) and 201 of the IPC.

(Source: Times of India)

6. Three Minors Detained for Murder of Vadtal Swami

The Kheda police on Monday detained three minor boys for murder of a Swaminarayan monk at his residence in Vadtal. Investigators said the trio wanted to shoot an objectionable clip and wanted to use the footage later for blackmail. The incident took place when the victim retaliated and one of the teens stabbed him twice in the chest.

As per Kheda police, body of Sadhu Dharmaratandas (Bapu Swami), 50, a resident of Sant Nivas near Vadtal Swaminarayan Temple, was found at 2.15 pm on 18 November. Two stab wounds were found on his body. Chaklasi police station had registered a case of murder.

7. Bachpan School Mishap: Cops Recover CCTV Footage

Almost a week after Shiva Rachith, a Nursery student of Bachpan School drowned in a sump which was left open by the school authority, Malkajgiri police recovered the CCTV video recording from the school.

The DVR had footages only from 15 November and no records of the incident on the day it occurred on 14 November. Cops have sent the footage for forensic analysis.

On Monday, a team of cops from Malkajgiri police station along with Rachith’s parents and a few friends visited the school campus which was seized by the education department.

8. Navi Mumbai Bank Heist: Goldsmith Who Bought Booty Arrested Near Mumbai

The police on Monday arrested a goldsmith from Malegaon in connection with the Sanpada bank heist. This is the fifth arrest in the case.

Some of the stolen valuables, including gold jewellery, have been recovered from the arrested people. The police, however, did not disclose the amount of the recovered booty.

“The goldsmith bought the stolen jewellery. We are now trying to find out if he was part of the conspiracy,” said a senior crime branch official. It is not clear whether he bought part of the booty as the police were interrogating him at the time of going to press.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

9. DU Law Student Fakes Ministry Website, Cheats 4,000 Job Aspirants of Rs 20 Lakh

A law student from Delhi University who failed to clear the judicial services exam started a website in an attempt to pass it off as one linked to a government ministry and managed to cheat more than 4,000 job applicants of Rs 20 lakh in just two days, police said on Sunday.

An investigator who questioned 27-year-old Sumit Kumar, who was arrested on Saturday, said the LLM student hoped to earn crores within a month as he expected at least one lakh aspirants to apply for jobs through his website.

Kumar was arrested after Delhi Police received a complaint from an undersecretary in the ministry of women and child development (MWCD), said BK Singh, DCP (New Delhi).

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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