HIGHLIGHTS NORTH 4.45 PM

New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) These are the top stories from the northern region at 4.45 pm GHAZIABAD DES30 NCR-FAMILY-SUICDE 2NDLD ARREST Ghaziabad deaths: Brother-in-law held for abetting suicide Ghaziabad: The police on Wednesday arrested the brother-in-law of businessman Gulshan Vasudeva, who had jumped to death along with his wife and another woman after killing his teenage children in Indirapuram on the outskirts of Delhi.

GHAZIABAD DES31 NCR-SUICIDE-LAST WISH Cremate us together, Ghaziabad businessman scribbled on wall before committing suicide Ghaziabad: When the police got into the flat of businessman Gulshan Vasudeva, they found bodies of his son and daughter and a suicide note scrawled on the wall in which he wished that all the five members of his family be cremated together, an official said on Wednesday.

MIRZAPUR DES20 UP-RAPE Schoolgirl gang-raped by CRPF jawan, three others in UP's Mirzapur Mirzapur (UP): A 15-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and gang-raped by four men, including a CRPF jawan in Uttar Pradesh's Mirzapur district, police said on Wednesday.

SRINAGAR DEL17 JK-LD AVALANCHE 4 soldiers killed by snow avalanche near LoC in north Kashmir Srinagar: Four soldiers were killed in two separate incidents of snow avalanches near the Line of Control in north Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.

JAIPUR DES25 RJ-GEHLOT-GHOONGHAT Campaign needed to do away with 'ghoonghat': Gehlot Jaipur: Questioning the logic behind the custom of 'ghoonghat' in a progressive society, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said a campaign was needed to eradicate it and the participation of men was needed more than the women.

LUCKNOW DES35 UP-AKHILESH-LD RAPES Akhilesh says 'worst time' now for women's security in UP, govt hits back with statistics Lucknow: Describing reports of rapes and atrocities from across Uttar Pradesh as 'heart-wrenching', Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday said this is the 'worst period' for women’s security.

NEW DELHI DEL40 RSQ-JK-PRISONERS 234 prisoners from J&K in UP jails, 27 in Haryana prisons, govt tells RS New Delhi, Dec 4 (PTI) As many as 234 prisoners belonging to Jammu and Kashmir are currently lodged in different jails of Uttar Pradesh and 27 other inmates in prisons in Haryana, Union minister G Kishan Reddy informed Parliament on Wednesday. PTI ASH ASH