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Man sets family on fire

Two children and father charred to death A 45-year-old carpenter allegedly set his family on fire while they were sleeping in their home in Bhakshi Garden, Cottonpet during the early hours of Monday. While Murali and two of his children Kaveri, 21, and Srikanth, 14, were charred to death, his wife Geetha sustained third-degree burns […]

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Man gets three years RI for molesting five-year-old girl

Thane A local court has sentenced a man from Bhiwandi to three years of rigorous imprisonment for molesting a five-year-old girl in 2013. District Judge DG Murumkar on Friday convicted Irfan Iqbal Momim, 30, under relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The court […]

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Man alleges harassment, threatens to jump off bridge

LUCKNOW: A 28-year-old man climbed on to the edge of Hanuman Setu bridge on Tuesday afternoon with an intention to commit suicide, alleging that he was harassed by the Government Railway Police (GRP). The local police, however, stopped him from taking the extreme step. The man, Deepak Kashyap, an electrician and a resident of Vikas […]

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Man forces minor niece to work, held

He also forged her Aadhaar, was dependent on her earnings The central unit of the Navi Mumbai Crime Branch has rescued a 17-year-old girl from the custody of her uncle, who had forced her to work in a ladies bar at Rabale MIDC by forging her Aadhaar. The 42-year-old uncle was arrested on Saturday night, […]

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Man stabs girl

K. Sudhakar, 23, a welder, stabbed a 19-year-old girl, at her house at Mangoon near Padalur in Perambalur district on Thursday. The girl, a B.Sc. second year student of a private college in Perambalur, was entering her house in the afternoon after returning from the institution when he attacked her with a knife on her […]

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Five years on, man wanted for murder, rape held

The Mumbai crime branch on Wednesday arrested a 33-year-old man, who was wanted for 11 serious offences, including murders, rape, extortion and dacoity, since 2014. The accused, Arumugam Raja Jothimani Devendra – known by the aliases Kundumani Raja and Peta Raj – had been in hiding since March and was nabbed from Kandivli.He was wanted […]

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Man lynched in J’khand over child lifting rumour

Dhanbad: A 32-year-old daily wage labourer succumbed to his injuries on Saturday a day after a mob allegedly thrashed him after suspecting him of being a child lifter at Koderma in Jharkhand, his family said even as the state police said that their preliminary probe suggested that he was beaten up for alleged theft. Koderma’s […]