QCrime: Infant’s Head Gets Severed, Bank Frauds Double, and More
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1. Lucknow: Infant’s Head Gets Severed During Delivery, Two Arrested
A gynaecologist and a staff nurse in a district of Uttar Pradesh have been arrested on culpable homicide charges after an infant’s head reportedly got severed from its body when both were trying to pull it out of the mother’s womb during delivery on Sunday.
Both fled after the incident. Another doctor had to take out the head which was still lying inside the womb. For more read here.
2. Bank Frauds Doubled in a Year: RTI
Data obtained by OnlineRTI.com, a Bangalore-based startup reveals that Non Performing Assets are not entirely to blame for the 100% increase in bank fraud in the past one year.
The fraud ranged from cheque alteration to fake loans, debit/credit card frauds to cyber frauds. In May 2015, the RBI had set up a Central Fraud Registry to check growing bank fraud. For more read here.
3. Chennai: S African Woman Swallows Rs 5 Crore Worth of Narcotics
A 24-year-old woman was arrested by the narcotics department recently. She had swallowed 86 capsules containing cocaine worth Rs 5 crore in Brazil and flew to Chennai to deliver the same.
The modus operandi is to swallow the capsules containing cocaine and make sure the same is collected from excreta before 48 hours. For more read here.
4. ‘Seeking bride’, Delhi Gang Robbed Businessmen
Busting of a gang of dacoits led to an interesting story: the criminals mostly belonging to Meerut used to place matrimonial ads for their “bureaucrat son” and targeted wealthy businessmen with daughters to marry off.
They came seeking a bride and took away the ‘dowry’, at gunpoint. The mastermind of the operations was a 60-year-old woman who is known to harbour criminals in Meerut and has links with several gangs. Read the full story here.
5. Mumbai: Model Who Abused Cops Has History of Assault
The drunk model who had abused and assaulted several police officers in Mumbai a day ago, has another assault case registered against her in Kolkata.
Devdutta Banerjee, 35, was not arrested but let off after filing an FIR. Click here for more.
6. West Bengal: HIV+ Kid Expelled from School Over Parents’ Protest
A private nursery school has expelled a child who tested positive for HIV in a West Bengal district.
District child protection officer said the principal has been asked to take back the child and Social Welfare Minister Shashi Panja has warned stern action. Read the whole story here.
7. Bengaluru: 4-Year-Old Girl Sexually Assaulted on School Campus
A 4-year-old school girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Bengaluru by her physical education teacher on the school campus on Monday.
Her parents took her to a hospital after observing that her private parts had bruises. Based on the girl’s statement and medical examination report, Romeo (25) who hails from Manipur was held. Read the full article here.
8. Bengaluru: Signal From Stolen Mobile Phone Leads to Killer Trio
A couple and their friend were arrested in Bengaluru for allegedly killing three people, including a 50-year-old woman and her son during a robbery bid. The mobile phone they stole from the victims proved to be their undoing.
The arrested are all daily wage labourers. Full report here.
9. Delhi: 17-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Stabbed to Death by Three Minors
A 17-year-old boy was allegedly stabbed to death by three minors in Delhi on Tuesday.
The victim was stabbed multiple times, who later died of blood loss. Two of the accused have been arrested. The other one is still absconding.
Further investigation is underway. For more read here.
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