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Jordan sentences six to death for maiming 16-year-old boy

The victim has since regained the use of one eye after receiving specialist treatment at Amman's King Hussein Hospital ordered by King Abdullah II but he lost both hands to his assailants' vendetta against his father.
A center affiliated to the Public Security Directorate in Jordan's Amman (AFP File)
A center affiliated to the Public Security Directorate in Jordan's Amman (AFP File)
Published on Mar 17, 2021 05:43 PM IST
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Indian-origin woman in Singapore tortures Myanmarese-origin maid to death

Five months into her new maid's employment, Gaiyathiri Murugayan began abusing her, punching and stamping on her and starving her until she was only 24-kgs, reported Channel News Asia.
An autopsy found 31 recent scars and 47 external injuries on the victim's body.(HT File Photo | Representational image)
An autopsy found 31 recent scars and 47 external injuries on the victim's body.(HT File Photo | Representational image)
Published on Feb 24, 2021 09:18 AM IST
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Centre plans AI-backed database to solve similar crimes faster, prevent them

The Modus Operandi Bureau (MOB), the database, will have over 100 modus operandi or trademark of criminals/accused persons involved in crimes till date.
The National Crime Records Bureau is developing the database under the Union home ministry’s supervision. It will be accessible to all 16,000-odd police stations across the country through Crime and Criminals Tracking Network Systems.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The National Crime Records Bureau is developing the database under the Union home ministry’s supervision. It will be accessible to all 16,000-odd police stations across the country through Crime and Criminals Tracking Network Systems.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 01:46 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNeeraj Chauhan

Physical participation in crime not a must for conviction over common intention: HC

Physical participation in the crime is not necessary for an accused facing “common intention” charges to be convicted in murder cases, the Bombay high court’s Nagpur bench observed on Tuesday
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Published on Dec 26, 2020 02:11 PM IST
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Bombay, Hindustan Times | ByKanchan Chaudhari

14-year-old abducted, gang-raped by three men in Nainital: Police

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted and raped by three men in Uttarakhand’s Nainital, police officials said on Thursday. She was found unconscious in a forest, the officials said.
The girl’s father has filed a complaint against the three men, officials said.(File photo for representation)
The girl’s father has filed a complaint against the three men, officials said.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 08:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Haldwani | ByHT Correspondent

Rise in crimes against women, children in Mumbai in 2019-2020: Praja Foundation report

The number of rape cases in Mumbai went up from 728 in 2015-2016 to 904 in 2019-2020 (a 24% increase), according to the city-based Praja Foundation report released on Thursday
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
The report revealed that children were victims in 61% of the rape cases in Mumbai in 2019.
Updated on Nov 27, 2020 12:38 AM IST
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20-year-old woman abducted, raped for 14 days in Kota jungle: Police

A 20-year-old woman has accused a man of abducting and raping her for 14 days while keeping her in his captivity in a jungle near Mandana town of Kota district, police said on Wednesday.
In her complaint lodged at the Anta police station in neighbouring Baran district, the woman said she was able to approach the police after her father managed to rescue her from the 22-year-old man’s captivity on November 22.(File photo for representation)
In her complaint lodged at the Anta police station in neighbouring Baran district, the woman said she was able to approach the police after her father managed to rescue her from the 22-year-old man’s captivity on November 22.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 25, 2020 10:28 PM IST
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Kota | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh

Man kills wife as their three children sleep in same room in Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh

During the initial interrogation, the suspect Ramakant said he was angry with his wife for being overly involved with her side of the family and “neglecting their three children”, said an official.
A daily wage labourer throttled his 28-year-old wife to death while their three children slept in the same room in north-west Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh on Saturday morning, the police said.(File photo for representation)
A daily wage labourer throttled his 28-year-old wife to death while their three children slept in the same room in north-west Delhi’s Shalimar Bagh on Saturday morning, the police said.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 10:05 PM IST
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Aunt asks rape victim not to reveal crime, held with 2 men in Panchkula

Naveen Sharma (29), Jatin (27) and the paternal aunt (26) of the minor were arrested under the POCSO Act after the victim’s grandmother filed a complaint with the police
Three persons have been arrested in Panchkula under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.(Shutterstock)
Three persons have been arrested in Panchkula under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 10:23 PM IST
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Yorkshire Ripper, notorious 1970s serial killer, dies in jail

Dubbed the ‘Yorkshire Ripper’, Sutcliffe hit headlines across the globe with his killings that he believed were prompted by the “voice of god.”
This 1978 file photo shows Peter William Sutcliffe, the alleged 'Yorkshire Ripper'.(AP)
This 1978 file photo shows Peter William Sutcliffe, the alleged 'Yorkshire Ripper'.(AP)
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 04:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

UK: 4 life-terms for Indian-origin man on stabbing spree

Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.
Carlos Vinodchandra Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Carlos Vinodchandra Racitalal, 33, stabbed a 10-year-old boy, a woman in her 30s and a man in his 70s. In another incident, a five-year-old girl was hit with a car.(Image courtesy: Leicestershire police)
Updated on Nov 09, 2020 07:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

Accountant murdered, robbed of Rs 2.15 lakh, family says he was stabbed 28 times

A 32-year-old accountant working with two transport companies in Azadpur died after he was stabbed multiple times and robbed of his bag containing around Rs 2.16 lakh by unknown assailants near the Zakhira flyover in west Delhi’s Moti Nagar on Tuesday night, the police said
His family members have alleged that he was stabbed 28 times, but the police said they were waiting for the autopsy report to ascertain the number of stab wounds.(File photo for representation)
His family members have alleged that he was stabbed 28 times, but the police said they were waiting for the autopsy report to ascertain the number of stab wounds.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 02:36 AM IST
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5 drummers held for murdering man who constantly bullied them for money

A 23-year-old man, who allegedly bullied and extorted money from five drummers in his neighbourhood, was bludgeoned to death with a spade allegedly by the five men on Tuesday evening, police said.
Police said the five allegedly attacked and killed the man, a habitual criminal according to the police, at a public park in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar 2.(File photo for representation)
Police said the five allegedly attacked and killed the man, a habitual criminal according to the police, at a public park in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar 2.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 05, 2020 03:16 AM IST
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Woman gang-raped in Delhi hospital, 3 held

A 30-year-old woman was gang-raped and threatened in the parking space of Baba Saheb Ambedkar (BSA) Hospital in outer Delhi’s Rohini, allegedly by a security guard and two former bouncers of the hospital early Friday morning, the police said.
The two bouncers were arrested on Saturday and Sunday while the security guard was caught Monday. All three had fled the hospital after the crime.(File photo for representation)
The two bouncers were arrested on Saturday and Sunday while the security guard was caught Monday. All three had fled the hospital after the crime.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 04, 2020 02:39 AM IST
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Man murders wife’s 17-year-old niece, hides body in bed box in Delhi

A man and his wife have been arrested for allegedly murdering the woman’s 17-year-old niece at their home in northeast Delhi’s Tahirpur and stuffing her body in their bed box last month, police said on Monday.
After killing the minor girl, the couple cleaned the blood from the crime scene (the room), and slept on the single bed for the night with the girl’s body inside its box, they said.(File photo for representation)
After killing the minor girl, the couple cleaned the blood from the crime scene (the room), and slept on the single bed for the night with the girl’s body inside its box, they said.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Nov 03, 2020 05:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByKarn Pratap Singh

Parents axed daughter to death in UP’s Pratapgarh

During investigation, police got inputs about the involvement of her parents in the crime. They took the woman to a place near the Alapur railway tracks and hacked her to death with an axe, police said.
The parents told police that they had taken their daughter for an ultrasound on October 24 and on finding her six-month pregnant, they tried for an abortion but no doctor was ready for it, so they axed her to death.(File photo for representation)
The parents told police that they had taken their daughter for an ultrasound on October 24 and on finding her six-month pregnant, they tried for an abortion but no doctor was ready for it, so they axed her to death.(File photo for representation)
Published on Nov 02, 2020 08:11 PM IST
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Pratapgarh | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma

Canada stabbing attack suspect who killed two people identified, charged with murder

He used a Japanese katana sword for the attacks which took place at four locations in the city.
A K-9 unit police officer walks near the site of a stabbing in Quebec City on November 1.(AP)
A K-9 unit police officer walks near the site of a stabbing in Quebec City on November 1.(AP)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 11:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Toronto | ByAnirudh Bhattacharyya I edited by Vinod Janardhanan

15-year-old raped in UP’s Jaunpur, accused on the run

The incident occurred when the girl was returning home after buying medicines from a local market.
UP Police have been criticised over their handling of rape cases after the Hathras gang rape-murder case.(HT File)
UP Police have been criticised over their handling of rape cases after the Hathras gang rape-murder case.(HT File)
Published on Oct 18, 2020 12:24 PM IST
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Varanasi | ByHT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Gupta

Rajasthan man arrested for trying to kill father to get government job, say police

The accused allegedly wanted money to start a restaurant.
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Published on Oct 17, 2020 04:01 PM IST
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Udaipur | BySohail Khan

Sexual, gender minorities much likelier to be victims of crime. Here’s why

The first study of its kind found that people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer or gender non-conforming are nearly four times as likely to be victims of violent crime than those outside such communities.
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Representational image(Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 03, 2020 09:17 PM IST
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Phoenix | ByAssociated Press | Posted by: Alfea Jamal

‘Man bludgeons daughter to death, takes body to hospital’: Police

The incident that took place in Sanquelim, a town around 30-km north of the state capital Panaji. The accused has been arrested.
The man was enraged that his daughter was in a relationship without his consent, said police. (Photo@DGP_Goa)
The man was enraged that his daughter was in a relationship without his consent, said police. (Photo@DGP_Goa)
Updated on Oct 02, 2020 01:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | ByGerard de Souza

Man beaten up by over 6 people in UP’s Gorakhpur; 2 arrested

Two people were arrested in Badhalganj town here on Wednesday for allegedly beating up a man after a purported video of the incident surfaced online, police said.
The incident had taken place on August 31, police said, adding that a search was on for others involved in it.(File photo for representation)
The incident had taken place on August 31, police said, adding that a search was on for others involved in it.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 10:58 PM IST
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Gorakhpur | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh

Man murdered by two friends over Rs 1,000 he loaned to one of them

The two fled the crime scene but were caught late Tuesday night along with the murder weapon, said deputy commissioner of police (northeast) Ved Prakash Surya.
A murder case was registered and the two suspects were caught after multiple searches in north-east Delhi late evening, the officer said.(File photo for representation)
A murder case was registered and the two suspects were caught after multiple searches in north-east Delhi late evening, the officer said.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 10:30 PM IST
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Man kills roommates after tiff over paying rent

Two men were stabbed to death by their third roommate in west Delhi’s Raghubir Nagar on Monday after an altercation over payment of rent.
According to the police, a call was received at Khyala police station around 7.30pm stating that two men had been stabbed and were lying in their room in D block.(File photo for representation)
According to the police, a call was received at Khyala police station around 7.30pm stating that two men had been stabbed and were lying in their room in D block.(File photo for representation)
Updated on Sep 02, 2020 01:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Mayawati slams UP govt over law and order situation in state

Citing recent cases of crime in some parts of the state, Mayawati demanded strict action against those involved in them .
Mayawati lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the law and order situation in the state.
Mayawati lashed out at the Uttar Pradesh government over the law and order situation in the state.
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 03:01 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh

Doctor in Maharashtra’s Nagpur hangs herself after killing husband, 2 children: Police

The deaths came to light when the deceased’s aunt, who lived with them, knocked on the bedroom door and did not receive any response, the official said.
Bodies of woman’s husband and the children were found on the bed in the master bedroom, while the doctor was found hanging from a ceiling fan, a police official said.(Representational Photo)
Bodies of woman’s husband and the children were found on the bed in the master bedroom, while the doctor was found hanging from a ceiling fan, a police official said.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Aug 19, 2020 11:42 AM IST
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Nagpur | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi

Woman, accused of practising witchcraft, beaten to death in Jharkhand’s Giridih

According to the villagers, Munshio Mahto’s family had accused Geeta of practising witchcraft and threatened to kill her after Mahto’s son died due to some illness about two weeks ago.
Police said the woman’s body had been sent for postmortem and a probe in the case has begun.(Representational Photo)
Police said the woman’s body had been sent for postmortem and a probe in the case has begun.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Aug 17, 2020 10:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | BySubhash Mishra | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi

6-yr-old kidnapped and raped in UP’s Hapur, critical; search on for culprit

A police officer said initial investigation indicated that the girl was raped. He added that the sketch of the suspected criminal has been released and various police teams assigned the task of tracing and nabbing the culprit.
A search by police teams failed to locate her, some villagers later spotted an unconscious girl on Mela road and informed the cops.(AP)
A search by police teams failed to locate her, some villagers later spotted an unconscious girl on Mela road and informed the cops.(AP)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Meerut | ByHT Correspondent |Edited by Anubha Rohatgi

Faridabad police arrest history-sheeter for killing Delhi Jal Board employee

Assistant commissioner of police (crime against women), Faridabad, Dharna Yadav, said in the past eight years, the accused has been involved in various crimes and has been to jail on several occasions.
The accused was taken on a two-day police remand after being produced before the duty magistrate on Sunday, said the police.(Representational Photo)
The accused was taken on a two-day police remand after being produced before the duty magistrate on Sunday, said the police.(Representational Photo)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 01:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By, Gurugram

Social impact of crime against women can’t be lost sight of: Bombay HC

The bench said any liberal approach by imposing meagre sentences or taking a lenient view of the crimes against women would be counter-productive in the long run and against societal interests.
Bombay High Court.(HT Photo)
Bombay High Court.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 08, 2020 02:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByKanchan Chaudhari
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