QCrime: Dalit Man Hacked to Death; IRS Officers Booked For Fraud

1. In Gujarat, Dalit Man Hacked to Death by Upper Caste In-Laws as Officials Watched

A 25-year-old Dalit man was murdered allegedly by his upper-caste in-laws in Varmor village of Ahmedabad district Monday evening. Police said Haresh Kumar Solanki was hacked to death by eight men outside his wife Urmila’s house in the presence of a women’s helpline team attempting to negotiate with her.

According to police, none of the eight have been arrested and Solanki’s wife Urmila’s father, Dashrathsinh Zala, has been named the prime accused.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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2. 3 IRS Officers Booked for Rs 6.5 Cr Fraud

The CBI has registered a case against three Indian Revenue Services officers from the Customs department in a case of fraudulent claim of export incentives of Rs 6.5 crore.

Deputy commissioners Sharad Ranjan, Kunal Anuj and Kamleshwar Singh allegedly created fictitious bank accounts to divert duty drawback incentive fraudulently into the accounts, the CBI said.

Duty drawback compensates exporters for duties paid on inputs used to manufacture exported products. The accused were posted in the drawback section of the Customs office at Nhava Sheva during different periods.

(Source: The Times of India)

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3. Briefcase Stolen From Car of UP MLA in Delhi

A briefcase was stolen from inside the car of an Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA from the parking area of a private hospital in southeast Delhi, police said Tuesday, 9 July.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said the driver was sitting alone in the car on Monday when a person told him that Rs 10 and Rs 100 notes were lying on ground near the vehicle.

Prima facie, it appears that as the driver got down to collect the notes the briefcase was stolen from the car, the DCP said.

(Source: PTI)

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4. MP: 2 Journalists Attacked by Timber Smugglers in Ujjain District

Two journalists were brutally beaten up allegedly by some timber smugglers when the victims were covering an inspection by forest officials at timber shop in Mahidpur town of Ujjain district in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, 6 July.

The group of journalists was visiting the timber storage area - Mushtaq Ki Taal – when the accused beat them with sticks and axes, injuring a reporter from eveninger, Tanmay Khanuja, and an electronic mediaperson, Anil Bairagi, Mahidpur police station in-charge Ramchandra Koli said.

(Source: The Times of India)

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5. Tutor Beats up Class 4 Student for Not Doing Homework, Booked

A nine-year-old girl, who studies in Class 4, was allegedly beaten up by her private tutor on Monday. The Nerul police have registered an FIR against the tutor, but they have not arrested her till now.

According to the police, the girl went to her tuition class on Monday around 6pm. After returning home at 8pm, she told her parents that she was beaten up by her tutor for not doing her homework.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

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6. 21-Yr-Old Man Arrested for Trying to Siphon off Money From Various Ministries

A 21-year-old man has been arrested for creating a fake identity card by posing as a Pay and Accounts officer of the central government to siphon off money from accounts of various ministries through fake bills, police said on Tuesday.

The accused was arrested earlier by Delhi Police in a similar offence, in which over Rs 3.8 crore was fraudulently withdrawn from the accounts of the Health Ministry, Anyesh Roy, DCP (Cyber crime), said.

He was released on bail a few weeks back and he hatched another conspiracy.

The Delhi Police had on June 25 received a complaint from the Ministry of Labour and Employment regarding an e-mail from one Lalit Dagar, who claimed to be the newly appointed Pay & Accounts Officer of the ministry's Directorate General of Employment in Chennai, the officer said.

(Source: PTI)

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7. Wife Hired Men to Kill Govt Employee in Delhi, Say Police

Three days after a central government employee was found murdered in his South East Delhi home, police arrested his wife and apprehended their minor son. According to police, the two allegedly gave a contract to two men to kill the victim on 6 July. Police said the wife claimed the victim was an alcoholic and ill-treated the family.

According to police, one of the two men who allegedly stabbed the victim to death in the middle of the night was his son’s friend. While one of the contract killers has been arrested, the other is absconding.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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8. Two Held in Delhi for Cheating People by Posing as Police Officials

Two men were arrested from central Delhi's Karol Bagh area for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of checking their bags by posing as police or CBI officials, police said Tuesday, 6 July.

They said the accused, Masoom Ali (37) and Iqbal Ali (32), were members of an interstate gang, and with their arrest four cases of cheating have been solved.

On June 19, a person complained to police that while he was carrying a parcel containing jewellery worth Rs two lakh from Paharganj to Karol Bagh four persons, posing as police officers, checked his bag and got into a conversation with him.

(Source: PTI)

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9. Income Tax Officer Held in Rajkot for Taking Rs 30k ‘Bribe’ From Farmer

An income tax officer was arrested by the Rajkot unit of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday, 9 July, after he allegedly accepted a bribe of Rs 30,000 from a farmer in lieu of not initiating action against him over sources of his income for the year 2018-19.

Based on a complaint filed by the farmer from Nyara village of Padadhari taluka in Rajkot district, a team led by Harshadkumar Acharya, inspector at the ACB unit of Rajkot, laid a trap in the office of income tax officer Narsinh Solanki on Race Course Ring Road in the city. As soon as the farmer put the cash at a place pointed by Solanki inside his office, the ACB team detained the officer.

(Source: The Indian Express)

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