QCrime: Minor Girl Raped, Dalit Woman Assaulted, NH-24 Gangrape

All the top crime stories that you need to know.

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1. Man Beaten to Death by Son-In-Law, Family

In a case of family dispute going awry, a 50-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death, while his two sons were also injured. This act of violence is said to have been committed by family members of his son-in-law, whom he had met at their house in Tawli village.

The victim, Yaseen, was beaten to death at their house when he had gone over to question them about the alleged harassment of his daughter, as per the report. His sons, Imtiyaz, and Mumtaz were also beaten up by the accused, the police added.

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2. Senior Citizen Found Dead at Home

A retired vice-principal of a Delhi school was found dead at his residence in Ashok Vihar. According to reports, the deceased, Pratap Singh Dahiya was found inside the store room in his house lying face down.

He has recently retired from his position of vice-principal at a government school in Keshavpuram. Initial investigations have led the police to believe that Dahiya knew the murderers and seem to have made into his house without any struggle. The killers eventually managed to run away with some valuables from the place of crime.

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3. Minor Girl Raped by 52-Year-Old in Faridabad

A minor girl was allegedly raped by a man in his early 50’s from the Faridabad region. The 52-year-old man residing in Bhagat Singh colony is said to have taken advantage of an 8-year-old girl as per the complaint made by the victim’s mother.

The girl was left alone at home by her parents, who as per the mother had gone out for some work. Once they returned, the victim shared her ordeal with them and also told them about the threats made by the accused, Dalip.

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4. 105 Motor Vehicles Stolen Every Day From Delhi in 2016

According to a recent report, more than 105 motor vehicles have been reported stolen every day between 1 January and 15 April this year in the city.

The data, compiled since 2001 (when around 22 motor vehicles were reported stolen per day), shows that the graph never reached that high. In 2015, around 90 such cases per day were reported.

As many as 11,116 motor vehicles were reported stolen between 1 January and 15 April this year, as compared to a little less than 8,000 during the corresponding period in 2015, according to police records.

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5. 15-Year-Old Girl Gangraped, Murdered, Body Exhumed After Two Days

According to Times of India, two nephews of a Sarpanch allegedly raped and murdered a 15-year-old girl in Ghasera village of Nuh sub-division of Mewat district, as per reports. The first report was filed when a team of police and health department exhumed the girl’s body for post-mortem examinations.

The DSP of Nuh, Ashish Chaudhary was quoted saying that a case under sections 302, 376 G and POCSO Act have been registered at the Nuh police station.

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6. Girl Commits ‘Suicide’ Over Dowry, Kin Allege Murder

In another case of possible dowry murder, a 19-year-old girl was found dead under mysterious circumstances at her in-laws’ place in Delhi. According to Times of India, the girl’s family suspect that her in-laws, making incessant demands for dowry, may have killed their daughter for not being able to offer them what they asked for.

Meanwhile, the police are said to have arrested the husband for further queries. The couple got married in January this year.

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7. Woman Allegedly Gangraped Near NH-24

A 36-year-old working woman was allegedly raped by multiple men near NH-24 in Ghaziabad region, according to Times of India. The crime is said to have taken place within the jurisdiction of Vijay Nagar police station, where the victim resides.

She was supposedly coming back home from her office which is in Sector 63, Noida. The woman was travelling along with her cousin on his motorcycle as per the police and had taken a detour when their bike flipped near a ditch.

The woman claims that four men surrounded them after the accident and threatened them. The men held her cousin while they took turns to rape her. 

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8. Dalit Gram Pradhan Assaulted by Upper-Caste Men, 3 Booked

According to Times of India, three upper-caste men have been booked for allegedly assaulting a Dalit female gram pradhan at a wedding in Dehradun. The victim is said to have resisted the trio’s attempt to “outrage her modesty”.

A case has been registered by the police under sections 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 392 (punishment for robbery), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of the IPC against the three men as the report states.

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9. Man in Delhi’s Kalyanpuri Area Rapes 3-Year-Old, Tries to Kill Her

According to Times of India, a man in his late twenties has been arrested for raping a 3-year-old minor girl whom he also tried killing. The crime was reported from Delhi’s Kalyanpuri area by the victims grandmother who saw the accused, Ravi Kumar trying to run away from the scene.

However, the neighbours eventually caught hold of him, thrashed him and finally handed him over to the police authorities for further action. The girl was left alone with her grandmother by her parents, who had gone to work.

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