QCrime: ‘Drunk’ Driver Kills Two; Haryana Lady Cop Alleges Rape

1. ‘Drunk’ Driver Runs over Four Sleeping on Footpath, Two Dead

Two men were killed and two injured after a 23-year-old man, who was allegedly inebriated, drove his car on to a footpath where the four were sleeping, said police. The incident took place around 4.30 am in Rajouri Garden, Sunday, 10 September.

Police said a case has been registered under IPC Section 304 (causing death of any person by doing any rash or negligent act) at Rajouri Garden police station against the accused, Devesh, who works in a software firm. He has been arrested, added police.

The victims, Noora (50) and Shukla, were declared brought dead at a hospital, while the injured, Ram Singh (55) and Manoj (35), are undergoing treatment.

Singh, whose statement was recorded by police, said they were all sleeping on the footpath when the incident took place. “He got up to smoke around 4.30 am. Right then, a speeding car climbed on to the footpath and ran over them,” police said, quoting from his statement.

(Source: The Indian Express)

2. Another Member of Manipur’s Banned Terror Outfit Arrested

The Delhi Police Special Cell claims to have arrested a 37-year-old alleged self-styled general secretary of Manipur-based banned terror outfit Kangleipak Communist Party— Peoples War Group, identified as Moirangthem Rana Pratap Rana alias Paikhomba.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Sanjeev Kumar Yadav said that the accused was arrested from Manipur’s Bishnupur on Tuesday, 4 September. He was wanted by the National Investigation Agency and a reward of ₹2 lakh was announced on his arrest, the police said.

The police had arrested the outfit’s alleged self-styled chairman Oinam Bochouba Singh alias Khoirangba on 28 August. During his interrogation, the police said, they had received clues about Paikhomba and that led to his arrest. “He was negotiating to surrender but kept getting involved in anti-national activities. He is named in several terrorist activities and extortion cases in Manipur,” Mr. Yadav said.

(Source: The Hindu)

3. Two Arrested for Looting Goods from Transport Agencies

The anti-extortion unit of the Navi Mumbai Police has arrested two people in connection with theft of goods that transport agencies were carrying to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).

Santosh Jayprakash Rajbhar, who allegedly outsourced drivers with fake documents to transport agencies, and then stole the goods, was nabbed on Thursday, 6 September, from Nhava Sheva port area. His arrest led the police to Jamil Ahmed Abdul Khan, who purchased the stolen material.

“We had been looking for Mr. Rajbhar in three cases for more than a year. We are yet to arrest any of the drivers he had provided to the agencies,” police inspector Shirish Pawar said.

(Source: The Hindu)

4. 29-Year-Old Gurugram Woman Who Committed Suicide Was Under Stress, Say Cops

A 29-year-old woman, who was found dead in her rented accommodation in Sector 40 of Gurugram, Haryana on Saturday, 8 September, allegedly committed suicide due to stress, the police said on Sunday.

The police said that the woman was stressed as her family did not approve of her relationship with a man.

Naresh Kumar, assistant sub-inspector of Sector 40 police station, said, “She was under acute stress since she wanted to marry the man, but her parents were against the relationship.” No suicide note was recovered from the spot, he added.

The woman was working with a Noida-based company dealing in herbal products and had moved into the apartment three months ago. An autopsy conducted at the Civil Hospital on Sunday confirmed that the victim had died due to hanging.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

5. Two Held for Swindling Investors of Crores

The Saki Naka police have arrested two men who allegedly duped hundreds of people of crores by getting them to invest in their firm with the promise of high returns and used the money to finance their lavish lifestyles instead.

According to the police, Sumit Sharma (30) and Sumail Khan (34) set up a firm called Quirky Technology Private Limited at the Saki Naka junction on Mumbai’s Andheri-Kurla road last year. They started seeking out investors, promising to get them returns with 10 percent interest on their original investment.

“Since March 2017, they convinced hundreds of people to invest and made up to ₹25 crore in this manner. They were paying the investors returns till July 2018, after which they suddenly stopped. When there was no payment from their side for a long time, the investors approached the Saki Naka police station. An FIR was registered against the duo on 3 September,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone X) ND Reddy said.

(Source: The Hindu)

6. Illegal Immigrants from Bangladesh Arrested in Noida

Four illegal immigrants from Bangladesh, all of whom belong to the same family, were arrested by the Phase-3 police from their residence in Chhajarsi after they applied for an Indian passport.

According to police officials, the accused had fake documents, such as a PAN card, Aadhaar card, and other documents.

“However, when they applied for the Indian passport, discrepancies were found during the verification process, following which it was revealed that the four had crossed over the border from Bangladesh into West Bengal nearly eight to 10 years back,” said Akhilesh Tripathi, station house officer(SHO), Phase-3 police station.

From Kolkata, they had come to Delhi to earn a living and had been staying in Noida for the past few years, said the police.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

7. Woman, Lover Held for Murder of Driver in Noida

A 22-year-old woman and her 28-year-old lover were arrested by police on Saturday, 8 September afternoon for the alleged murder of an auto-rickshaw driver, whose body was found on 3 September in Noida’s Sector 168.

The victim, Mohammad Israfil, 24, had gone missing from his home in Barola on 2 September. His body was found the next day from a desolate forest area, which falls under the jurisdiction of the Noida Expressway police.

According to the police, the accused woman and her lover, Rahim, had known Israfil for nearly four years.

“Rahim and Israfil belonged to the same village in Bihar called Katihar, and were friends. Nearly four years ago, the duo was travelling by train. The woman, who hails from Muzaffarpur, came across the two men, when she boarded their train by mistake. The duo helped her reach home,” the senior superintendent of police(SSP), Ajay Pal Sharma, said.

(Source: Hindustan Times)

8. Man Arrested for Trying to Kidnap Three-Year-Old Girl

The Mumbai Police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly molesting and trying to kidnap a three-year-old girl from Kurla station last week. A police patrol team nabbed the accused as he was about to escape with the girl.

The accused, identified as Mohamed Shimu Sherawat, was booked under Sections 354 (outraging the modesty of a woman), 363 (kidnapping), and 511 (attempt to commit offence punishable with imprisonment for life) of the IPC along with Section 8 of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012.

Senior police Inspector, Vilas Shinde, from Nehru Nagar police station said the case was still under investigation.

On Wednesday, the woman was heading back to her Kurla residence along with her daughter when the accused allegedly attacked them from behind and snatched her.

(Source: The Indian Express)

9. Haryana Woman Constable Alleges Rape By Cop, His Brother

A woman head constable with Haryana Police has accused a man and his brother, who too is a head constable, of raping and blackmailing her, an official said on Sunday, 10 September.

Following the rape case being filed at women's police station, Palwal on Saturday, a probe was launched, Palwal SP, Waseem Akram said.

However, he denied the rumours that the woman was raped inside a police station as reported by a section of the media.

"The woman head constable has complained that she came in contact with the main accused Joginder alias Mintu of Alawalpur, Palwal in 2014. She had first met him in Mahendergarh," Mr Akram said quoting the complaint by the woman.

"She stated that they were in touch since then and Joginder had allegedly repeatedly raped her during her posting in Faridabad, Jind and Palwal," he added.

(Source: NDTV)

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