QCrime: Hema Upadhayay Murder Case, Snapdeal Employee Returns Home

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Dipti Sarna, who went missing on Wednesday night, was an employee of Snapdeal. (Photo Courtesy: Snapdeal)

1. Missing Snapdeal Employee Found: Dipti Starts Crying When Asked About the Incident

25-year-old Dipti Sarna, who went missing after taking an autorickshaw from the metro station in Vaishali, Ghaziabad on Wednesday night, was found and reunited with her family on Friday.

Dipti’s father Narendra Sarna got in the morning from Dipti from an unknown number, asking him to pick her up from the Vaishali Metro station.

When Narendra tried to wake his sleeping daughter up on Friday afternoon, she told him to let her sleep.

She has not slept in the last two days. Every time someone tries to ask her about what happened, she starts crying. Apart from giving her statement to the police in the morning and a brief account of the last two days to us, she has not spoken about it.
Vandana, Dipti’s Mother

Read the full story on The Indian Express.

2. Two BJP Leaders Killed in Bihar Within 12 Hours

BJP’s vice president in Bihar, Visheshwar Ohja, was shot dead by unidentified men in Bhojpur district on Friday evening.

He is the second BJP leader to be killed in the state within 12 hours. Another BJP leader Kedarnath Singh was shot dead in Chhapra earlier on Friday morning.

Visheshwar Ojha was attacked near a village about 60 km from Patna. He was fired at by gunmen while returning from a wedding ceremony at Parasaura village.

The incident took place between Sonvarsha and Parsaura village.

Read more on The Quint.

3. Artists Demand Transfer of Hema Upadhayay Murder Investigation

As many as 61 contemporary artists from different parts of the country have come together to write a letter to Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to request the transfer of the investigation of Hema Upadhayay to the crime department or any such independent agency.

Deccan Chronicle reported that in their letter sent to the CM on Thursday, artists have sought an appointment with the CM and also appealed to him to direct concerned authorities to perform due diligence.

4. DU Student Murder: Four Members From Alleged Killer’s Family Arrested

Four family members from Naveen Khatri’s family were arrested on Friday for allegedly destroying evidence and misleading the police. Khatri had allegedly killed his lover and hid her body for five days in the Model Town area of Delhi.

The persons arrested were Khatri’s father Rajkumar, his elder brother Sandeep, uncle Kishan Kumar and cousin Navin.

After murdering Aarzoo Singh, 23 year-old Naveen had hid her body it the ventilation shaft of his residence and married another woman during that period.

Read the full story on The Quint.

5. Karisma Kapoor’s Husband Fears A Threat to His Life in Mumbai

The SC on Friday asked the crime branch of Delhi police for a report on claims by Sanjay Kapur who is actress Karisma Kapoor’s estranged husband, that a gangster had threatened to kill him.

The couple’s matrimonial dispute is pending before a Bandra court in Mumbai. Sanjay who is a businessman based in Gurgaon wants the case to be transferred to Delhi as he fears a threat to his life, reports The Telegraph.

According to Sanjay, a complaint has already been lodged by him with the special cell about the threat and, hence, wanted the case transferred to Delhi.

6. 19 Bonded Labourers Rescused in RDO Raid in Tamil Nadu

Nineteen bonded labourers were rescued on Thursday from a brick kiln and two rice mills in a series of raids by Chengelpet Rural Development Organisation in neighbouring Kancheepuram district in Chennai.

A special team was formed including the tahsildar, RI (revenue Inspector) and others.

Read the full story in the Deccan Chronicle.

7. Goon Tries to Abduct Girl, Kills Uncle

Armed criminals shot a man dead and left his brother battling for life after failing to kidnap the family’s teenaged daughter late on Thursday night in Muzaffarpur, around 80bkm north of Patna.

According to The Telegraph, Vijay’s bullet-riddled body was found in a banana field near his house. Rambabu was also found unconscious nearby.

Senior police officials led by senior superintendent of police (SSP) Ranjit K Mishra rushed to the village, around 40 km east of the district headquarters town.

The cops raided the house of a suspect, Amresh Thakur who had been pressuring the deceased’s daughter Anita to marry him. But they couldn’t find him in the neighbouring Noonfarba village where he lives.

8. Policeman Involved in Gambling Racket, Four Arrested

A gambling racket in Delhi’s Uttam Nagar was busted by the Delhi crime branch. Disciplinary action was taken against a Delhi police inspector was also also accused of being involved in the racket, Times of India reported.

Four men were arrested and Rs 26.5 lakh seized, police said.

A case under section of the Delhi Gambling Act has been registered against the four men.

9. School Boy Kills Relative Over Marriage Rejection

A 16-year-old school boy allegedly killed his college-going relative at the latter’s residence here for refusing to marry him on Friday in Tamil Nadu.

According to The Hindu, the deceased, C Abirami of Namakkal was pursing her course in a private teacher training college. The boy, a class XI student of Old Ayakudi in Palani in Dindigul district, along with his parents approached the girl’s parents with a marriage proposal.

However, her parents said that she would like to continue her studies and turned down their proposal.

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