QCrime: Nigerian Duo Arrested for Fraud, Girl Gangraped by Eleven

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Man was caught by cops stabbing another person. (Photo: iStockphoto)

1. Three Nigerians Dupe Woman of Rs 39 Lakh Over Matrimonial Site

A trio of Delhi-based Nigerian men has been arrested by the cyber cell of Pune police for allegedly cheating a woman into paying them around Rs 39 lakh. The accused interacted with the woman via a matrimonial site using fake profiles, posing as highly-educated professionals working abroad and earning big fat packages.

It is said that there were 25 cases registered across police stations in the region where a similar type of kind of crime was reported, according to the police. The accused were identified as Emmanuel Oguari, Osarumwense Smart and Tope Oluwuely.

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2. Girl Alleges Gangrape by 11 Students, All Detained

Daman police are said to have detained 11 students of an engineering college after a 20-year-old girl alleged that she was gangraped the eleven. The students hail from Anand district of Gujarat and were detained by the Daman police after the girl filed an FIR against them.

“The girl is from Gujarat and is living here for higher studies. She lodged an FIR claiming that nine to 10 youths abducted and raped her between 21 and 22 April in Daman and later in Anand. We detained 11 youths today,” as per the police.

However, the allegations made are yet to be proven which is why the police have not arrested any of the accused. The girl went on to add in her complaint that she had met some of the accused through a social media platform.

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3. Moneylender Killed by His Lover for Jewellery

And according to Times of India, the victim, Rakesh Parmar, 37 was killed by his gay lover who had his eyes the deceased’s gold ornaments. On April 15 night, a police team found Rakesh’s body in a highly decomposed condition from his residence in Dehgam.

The victim’s post-mortem report revealed that he had intercourse before death. The Dehgam police have now added section 377 of IPC for unnatural sex.

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4. Cattle Thieves Arrested, Stolen Calf Recovered

A duo of cattle thieves has been nabbed by the police, who have also recovered a cow, a calf and a stolen truck from them. The police had acted on a tip which has enabled them to arrest the accused, Rashid and Afzal.

In addition to the bovines and truck, the cops have also seized illegal arms, cartridges from them.

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5. Cyber Criminal Duo Held for Duping Innocents

Two people have been arrested for cheating multiple people from Hyderabad. The duo were both Kolkata-based. The first, Varun Jaiswal was running a fake travel agency company selling holiday packages through bogus channels.

While the second accused, Md Fahad started selling brand new phones. However, instead of the phone, the customer received stones inside the package.

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6. Tribal Youth Beaten to Death in Jan Adalat

A tribal youth has been allegedly beaten to death in a ‘Jan Adalat’ by Naxals according to the police. The youth was given this treatment for not taking orders from the Naxals as per the police.

“Kichhe Dewa was murdered last night by Maoists who held a Jan Adalat (kangaroo court) for not complying with their dictates at Kurrapad village under Polampalli police station limits,” Sukma additional superintendent of Police, Santosh Singh was quoted saying.

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7. Disabled Woman Murdered, Cops Nab Two

A 32-year-old physically disabled woman was allegedly murdered by two people inside her hut in the Malad area, Mumbai. Both the accused, Suresh Tarwan, 20 and Mahender Dhania have been arrested by the police.

The victim, Urmila Kadam is said to have been strangled to death. The duo allegedly used her own clothes to suffocate her in the wee hours of last Saturday. The duo was arrested after Urmila’s mother, Geeta Patankar, 75 filed a complaint against them.

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8. Cops Catch Man Stabbing Another Person Red-Handed

A man has been arrested by the crime branch of Mumbai police when he was seen stabbing another person in suburban Govandi.

The policemen were said to be returning after visiting a slaughterhouse in connection with another case, when they saw Istiyak Sheikh, 35, stabbing Faiyaz Qureshi, 35 near the Govandi railway station.

The incident was reported to have taken place around 2pm. The accused was taken into custody while Faiyaz was rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment.

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9. Beheaded Body Found Dumped in Reserve Forest

The Odisha Police has recovered a mutilated body buried in a reserve forest near Tunapada village under Belghar Police Station limit in Odisha’s Kandhamal district.

The beheaded body, which was retrieved on Sunday, was identified as of Dulu Majhi’s (42), a tribal petty business man.

He was last seen 11 days ago. An FIR was lodged with the Belghar police by Dulu’s relative, Bipin Majhi after he went missing.

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