QCrime: Mass Cheating in UP, Chhota Shakeel’s Kin Held and More
In this file photo, kin of class X examinees climbed many
floors to pass on books and chits in Bihar. (Photo: AP)
In this file photo, kin of class X examinees climbed many floors to pass on books and chits in Bihar. (Photo: AP)

QCrime: Mass Cheating in UP, Chhota Shakeel’s Kin Held and More

1. Mass Cheating in UP Board Exams; 57 Students, 14 Teachers Booked

Over 70 students and teachers have been booked for cheating during 10th and 12th standard board exams in Mathura in western Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The students were seen copying and taking help from outside at several centres.

People are seen scaling wall to help examinees cheat. (Photo: ANI)
People are seen scaling wall to help examinees cheat. (Photo: ANI)

According to officials, 57 examinees including two girls have been booked for cheating. Cases have also been registered against 14 teachers and examination centre in-charges in Valdev, Raya and Mahavan blocks of the district.

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2. Chhota Shakeel’s Brother-in-Law Salim ‘Fruit’ Held

Brother-in-law of fugitive underworld don Chhota Shakeel was arrested on Wednesday, reports The Mumbai Mirror. Salim Qureshi alias Salim Fruit is a notorious gangster against whom a non-bailable warrant was issued. Salim has been ‘wanted’ in a extortion case since a decade.

He earned the nickname ‘Fruit’ because he was an exporter of fruits before joining Shakeel’s gang.

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3. Mumbai: 8-Year-Old Kidnapped, Murdered

An 8-year-old was murdered in Mumbai on Thursday, after his kidnappers got scared that they will be caught, according to a report in NDTV. This despite the fact that the father of the child had paid them the money they had asked for – Rs 15 lakh.

The three accused have been arrested.

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4. Thane Mass Murder: Split Personality, Black Magic Angle Being Probed

After failing to find a solid reason behind the gruesome mass murder in Thane, cops are now probing psychological angles, a report in The Hindustan Times suggests. They are exploring the possibility that Hasnain Warekar may have been a patient of split personality or multiple personality disorder, which may have been the driving force behind the murder.

Cops are also investigating if Hasnain was influenced by black magic and sorcery. He was a frequent visitor to Pardesi Baba Darghah.

For more read here.

5. Karnataka: Man Arrested for Writing Threat Letter to CM

A 35-year-old man was arrested from Devanagari (Karnataka) for reportedly writing a threat letter to Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, according to India Today.

The man used to habitually write letters to politicians and leaders in power using anonymous names and non-factual addresses. This recent letter finally nailed him after the CM complained to the police about it.

For more read here.

6. Mumbai: 22-Year-Old Allegedly Raped by Six

A woman was allegedly kidnapped and gang raped in Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday, Mid-day reports. The 22-year-old survivor is not a native of Mumbai and has no relative in the city.

Four out of the six men accused of raping her have been held. Search is on for the other two. Cops say that the men were in an inebriated state when the incident happened.

Read the full report here.

7. Hyderabad: 24-Year-Old Techie Stabbed to Death

A 24-year-old man was murdered in Secunderabad on Thursday early morning by three men, according to a report in Deccan Chronicle. The deceased identified as Junge Sanjay worked for an IT firm. The killers came in a white Swift car and stabbed Sanjay on the chest and below the ribs on the left side, twice.

Though the police patrol van chased the killers, they eventually managed to escape.

For more read here.

8. Rajkot: Industrialist, Cops Booked for Allegedly Murdering Employee

An industrialist based in Rajkot was booked on suspicion of kidnapping and murdering an employee of his oil mill on Tuesday, reports The Indian Express. Samir Shah, president of Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry and two police officers have been accused of beating to death Dinesh Daxini, manager of the Ahmedabad branch of Shah’s oil mill- Shree Rajmoti Industries.

Ashok Thakkar, brother-in-law of the deceased said that Daxini made a call to his wife on Monday evening informing her that he has been badly beaten up and asked her to rescue him.

Thakkar has lodged a police complaint but no arrest has been made so far.

Read the full story here.

9. Chennai: Teacher Beats Up UKG Girl For Not Being Able to Write Properly

A six-year-old girl in Chennai was beaten up by her teacher for not being able to write properly. The incident took place on Wednesday and following the act, the teacher was terminated from her services, reports The Hindu.

Earlier too, we have dismissed teachers for being involved in corporal punishment. However, when we asked the teacher, she said the child’s parents had instructed her to punish the child to make her study. But she should not have listened to them.
School Principal

Detailing the child’s injuries, the mother said:

There was a black streak on her left thigh and hips and there was a blood clot too. The teacher also agreed that she had hit the child as she did not write properly.

Read the full story here.

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