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QCrime: Father Held for Raping Daughter, AIDMK Councillor Killed

All the top crime stories that you need to know

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1. Police Arrests Three for Kidnap and Murder of Teenager in Hyderabad

The police claimed to have solved the sensational kidnap and murder of a 15-year-old son of city businessman with the arrest of three youths. According to police, the accused committed the crime drawing inspiration from a movie.

The accused were identified as Sheshu Kumar alias Sairam (20), the prime accused who was known to the boy, Pondara Ravi (21) and Namburi Mohan (23).

Abhay Modhani, a Class 10 student whose father is an industrialist, went missing on March 16 after he had gone to bring snacks from an eatery at Ghode ki Kabar area under Shahinayatgunj police station limits, a police release said.

His body was later found in a carton near a hotel at Secunderabad Railway Station. The teenager’s two-wheeler was also recovered from there.

Read more here.

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2. AIDMK Ward Councillor Hacked to Death in Madurai

An AIADMK ward councillor was allegedly hacked to death by two persons.

According to the police, Vijayaraghavan (42), councillor of 51st ward, was sitting in his friend’s shop when two people attacked him with sickles and knives and fled the spot.

The victim was rushed to a private hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

Police said the motive for the murder was unclear.

Read more here.

3. Shiv Sena Youth Wing Leader Shot at in Punjab

In a suspected case of road rage, the Kapurthala district chief of Shiv Sena’s youth wing, Sumit Bhandari, was shot at and injured on Sunday night on National Highway 1, according to a PTI report.

Sumit Bhandari was returning home in his car along with three others when a vehicle allegedly hit his car and sped away. They chased the vehicle and intercepted it at Sugar mill crossing following which the vehicle’s occupant reportedly fired 3 to 5 rounds, of which one hit Bhandari’s thigh.
Vipin Sharma, Spokesperson, Shiv Sena

According to the police, the accused was arrested and identified as Raj Kumar Basi, a resident of Jalandhar. Bhandari has been hospitalised and a case has been registered in this connection.

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4. Mentally-Challenged Teenager Raped in Sambhal, UP

An 18-year-old girl suffering from mental illness was allegedly raped by four men in Asmoli village of Sambhal district in Uttar Pradesh.

According to the police, the incident took place on March 17 when the teenager was taken to a secluded place and raped by the four men.

The accused belong to same village as the victim and are aged between 20-25 years.

The matter came to light when the girl returned home following which her uncle filed a complaint against the four accused.

An FIR was lodged, on Sunday, in the matter but no arrests have been made so far.

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5. Man Arrested for Raping His Teenage Daughter

A man has been arrested here for allegedly raping his 18-year-old daughter for four years at a rented accommodation.

According to a complaint registered by the victim, she recorded a visual clip of the act as her mother refused to believe that she was being raped by her father.

My father was sexually abusing me for the last four years. Whenever I informed my mother, she did not believe me and then I made a video clip to prove it.
Victim

The victim was pursuing a course in nursing and stayed with her sister and father in a rented house.

The police have arrested the father of the victim.

Read more here.

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6. Teenager Attempts Suicide Over Harassment by Youths

A 19-year-old girl attempted suicide as she was being constantly harassed by some youths in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh.

The girl was admitted to district hospital on Saturday after she drank phenyl at her house. Her condition is now stated to be normal
Ajay Shankar Tripathi, SHO, Janjgir

In her statement to the police, the girl alleged that she was being constantly harassed by the youths whenever she passed from that locality. She added that she was “fed up with this, she decided to end her life”.

On the basis of the girl’s complaint, a case of eve-teasing was registered against three men and efforts are on to arrest them, the SHO said.

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7. Four Arrested For Gangrape of Teenager in Odisha

Four people were arrested for the alleged gangrape of a teenaged girl near MKCG Medical College ground in Berhampur, Odisha, according to a PTI report.

The act took place under BN Pur area on Tuesday evening and the survivor lodged a police complaint on Thursday after which the four were arrested on Sunday.

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8. Man Accuses Daughter-in-Law of Murdering His Son

A man has accused his daughter-in-law and her family of murdering his son in Naangal Jesa Bohra area in Rajasthan.

The victim’s father also accused them of destroying evidence.

The alleged incident, according to the complaint, took place between October 8 and October 11 in 2015. However, the victim’s body has not been recovered yet, the police said. An FIR was registered under sections 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence), and 120 B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.

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9. Chain Snatching in Sivakasi

An old lady was robbed by two people at PKN road in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, according to The Hindu.

The police said that I. Puspha (67) was walking on the road in Hussain Colony when an unidentified person intercepted her. Suddenly another person, riding a motorcycle, came close to her. The duo snatched her gold chain.
The Hindu

During the melee, the woman, reportedly, fell on the road and suffered head injuries. She was rushed to a hospital and is receiving treatment.

The Sivakasi east police have registered a complaint and are investigating the case.

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