QCrime: 4 Students Tortured in Bihar, UPSC Aspirant Kills Herself

1. Video of Students Being Tortured, Forced into Unnatural Sex Goes Viral in Bihar

A video of four college students being brutally tortured and forced into performing unnatural sex in Bihar’s Begusarai district has gone viral, leading to the arrest of seven people, police said on Sunday, 28 October.

The inmates of Kushwaha hostel, a private students’ hostel located in Pokhariya area of Town Police Station, were on Wednesday kidnapped by some persons from Kali Asthan chowk, they said.

Source: Hindustan Times

2. Civil Services Aspirant Hangs Herself in Delhi’s Karol Bagh

A 20-year-old civil services aspirants from Tamil Nadu allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her rented room in central Delhi’s Regarpura near Karol Bagh on Saturday, 27 October.

Police said the woman left behind a note in which she apologised to her parents and brother for not fulfilling their dreams of seeing her clear the civil services exams.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

3. French Teen Alleges She Was Sexually Assaulted in Delhi

A 16-year-old French national, who had come to Delhi as part of a student exchange programme, was allegedly sexually assaulted by the father of an Indian student at whose house she had initially stayed, according to a complaint lodged with the Delhi Police.

(Source: The Indian Express)

4. Gujarat MLA Held For Demanding Rs 40 Lakh from Irrigation ‘Scam’ Accused

Congress MLA from Gujarat’s Dhrangadhra, Parsottam Sabariya, was arrested in Morbi on Sunday, 28 October, for allegedly demanding Rs 40 lakh from the accused of an irrigation scam in return for not raising the issue at the local level or on the floor of the state Assembly. Police said that Sabariya had already received Rs 10 lakh. Along with Sabariya, police also arrested Bharat Ganeshiya, a lawyer from Halvad town of Morbi on Sunday, 28 October, saying he was acting as a middleman between the scam-accused and the MLA.

The Congress slammed the police action, saying that Sabariya was being targeted in order to shield “BJP bigwigs involved in the scam”.

(Source: The Indian Express)

5. Lucknow Man Found Hanging at Police Station; FIR Against 6

The body of a 32-year-old grocery shop owner was found hanging from a ceiling fan in the guard room of Banda district’s Tindwari police station on Saturday, 27 October, hours after he had an argument with his neighbour over an electricity connection. Both had been summoned to the police station along with the village head to discuss the issue.

(Source: The Indian Express)

6. Girl Found Dead at Tardeo High-Rise, Police Go Through CCTV Footage

A day after a 16-year-old girl was found dead on the lawns of a high-rise building in Tardeo, the Mumbai Police on Sunday, 28 October, said they were trying to identify the teenage boy who had come to drop the girl at Imperial Towers after a party on Friday, 26 October. The boy might be able to provide some clues, the police added.

Priyanka Kothari, a Class X student at a top south Mumbai school, was found in a pool of blood on the ninth-floor lawn of Imperial Towers around 1.30 am on Saturday, 27 October. A security guard at the complex, which has twin towers with 61 floors each, found Priyanka and informed the police.

(Source: The Indian Express)

7. Five Body Parts Found Near a Canal in Ludhiana

The police on Saturday recovered five body parts near a canal in Ludhiana, suspected to be of a flour-mill owner, who was allegedly killed by a DLF 2 resident on October 14, but are yet to find his head.

The victim, Jaskaran Singh, 51, was allegedly killed by a Gurugram DLF-2 resident on October 14, the police said, adding that a DNA test will be conducted on Monday. The weapon used in the murder is yet to be found.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

8. Man Jumps To Death As Police Raid To Catch Him

A Hoshiarpur man wanted by Punjab Police in an attempt to murder case jumped to death Sunday, 28 October, from a hotel roof in Bilaspur district's Naina Devi after seeing cops.

Twenty-eight-year-old Jitendra was wanted by Punjab Police in the case registered against him at a Ludhiana police station a few days ago, said Bilaspur Superintendent of Police Ashok Kumar.

(Source: NDTV)

9. Half-Burnt Body Of Woman Recovered In Assam, Police Suspect Rape

The half-burnt body of a woman has been recovered from a paddy field in Assam's Kokrajhar district, a police officer said on Sunday, 28 October.

Prima facie, it seems the woman, aged 18, was raped and burned to death, he said.

(Source: NDTV)

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