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QCrime: Woman Beheaded, Navy Personnel Held for Rape and More 

Top crime stories from across the country. 

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1. Assam: Woman Beheaded for ‘Practicing’ Witchcraft

A 60-year-old woman was beheaded allegedly by a group of villagers who suspected that she had been practicing witchcraft in Assam’s Sonitpur district. 

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2. Mumbai: 2 Navy Personnel Among 3 Arrested for Raping a Minor

Two Navy personnel and a defence employee were arrested for repeatedly raping and blackmailing a minor girl, the police said.

According to the police, the victim was in a relationship with one of the accused. She was being threatened by the accused and his friends ever since she parted ways with him.

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3. Hyderabad: Son of Police Officer Held for Sexual Harassment

Two persons, including the son of a police officer, were arrested by the Malakpet police for sexually harassing a woman software professional at Dilsukhnagar. One of their accomplices is at large.

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4.Kerala Mystery Deaths: Third Girl Dies, Police Still Clueless

The girl, who should have helped police unravel the mystery behind the recent missing of her and two other girls, died on Monday evening. The victim Arya K Suresh, 16, was found injured on the railway track in Palakkad on last Monday, while her two close friends S Raji, 16 and Athira R Nair, 17, were found dead on the same track a few meters away.

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5. Kolkata: Missing Girl’s Father Says Muslim Boy’s Family Threatening his Relatives

Speaking from his secret shelter in Kolkata, the father of the missing 14-year-old girl from Mograghat in South-24 Parganas district said relatives of the family, still staying in the village, are being threatened by goons from the family of the boy who allegedly abducted their minor daughter.

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6. Delhi: Woman Found Dead at Home in Uttam Nagar

A 38-year-old woman was found smothered to death in front of her three-year-old daughter at her house in west Delhi’s Uttam Nagar area. Her hands were found tied to her chest. The house had been ransacked.

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7. Patna: Valuables Worth Rs 20 Lakh Looted From Doctor’s House

Six dacoits entered the residence of a doctor at S P Verma Road in Gandhi Maidan police station area and decamped with jewellery and cash worth around Rs 20 lakh.

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8. Coimbatore: 58 Sovereigns Jewellery Stolen from House

Fifty eight sovereigns gold jewellery that was kept in a house at Kuniyamuthur was reportedly found missing.

The police said that P. Venkataraman, of Srinivasapuram in Thanjavur, visited his brother-in-law Devarajan at Kuniyamuthur. It is learnt that he had brought 58.5 sovereigns of gold jewellery with him to buy new jewellery for his daughter’s wedding that is scheduled for next month.

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9. Ahmedabad: Coaching Class Owner Held for Rape

The owner of a coaching class in Godhra was arrested from Gotri area of Vadodara for allegedly raping a minor student several times since May and threatening to make public a video of the act.

Godhra police arrested Malkit Bhatt, who was booked for rape and criminal intimidation, from the residence of an acquaintance in Vadodara. 

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