Chargesheet against Tapas Paul for rape and kill remark

The CID, probing the hate speeches of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul, submitted a chargesheet in a West Bengal court on Thursday indicting him of several sections including outraging the modesty of women.

Abduction accused mowed down while escaping police custody

An accused in an abduction case was mowed down by a speeding dumper outside Okhla police station while he was allegedly trying to escape police custody.

Police arrest alcoholic in church theft case

Delhi Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked the case of theft at a church in West Delhi's Hari Nagar area with the arrest of a 42-year-old alcoholic, putting an end to the community ramification of this crime.

Dutch police arrest 19 in raids on outlaw biker gangs

Dutch police Wednesday arrested at least 19 bikers, many of whom are suspected members of the Bandidos outlaw motorcycle gang in a massive crackdown to contain rising tensions between groups in the south.

Vandals attack another church in Pakistan, two arrested

A group of armed assailants has vandalised a church and beat six persons including the pastor in Pakistan's Punjab province, the second such incident in the last four days.

Spanish police rescue girl sold for marriage by parents

Spain police said Wednesday they had rescued an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and beaten after she was sold by her parents for marriage for 17,000 euros ($18,500).

Thai police seek local help in people smuggling crackdown

Thai police are seeking help from villagers living near a recently uncovered network of jungle camps to aid their investigation into people-smuggling and human trafficking-gangs, a senior officer said Wednesday.

Woman accused of witchcraft axed to death in Papua New Guinea: Missionary

Police in Papua New Guinea vowed to find the men who axed to death a woman accused of using witchcraft to spark a measles outbreak in the country`s remote jungle highlands, a missionary said on Wednesday after meeting authorities.

Saudi beheads murderer in 89th execution this year

Saudi Arabia beheaded a convicted murderer on Wednesday in its 89th execution this year, adding to a toll that has already overtaken the total for all of 2014.

Malaysia govt missed clues on trafficking: Villagers

Malaysia`s government has expressed shock at finding human-trafficking camps and graves near the Thai border, but for local villagers like Sani Hashim the human clues were right there in plain sight.

Singapore teen in trouble again for re-posting anti-Lee video

Singapore prosecutors on Wednesday demanded that a rebellious teenager be sent to a reformatory after he re-posted a controversial video attacking the late independence leader Lee Kuan Yew.

Italian mafia boss caught in Brazil 31 years after being on the run

An Italian organised crime boss, who had been convicted for more than 20 murders and had been on the run for 31 years, has finally been caught in Brazil.

China investigates former top healthcare official for bribery

China is investigating the former head of a healthcare ministry unit responsible for drug trials and leading implementation of healthcare policy for bribery, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Beijing has over 30,000 surveillance cameras

Beijing has more than 30,000 surveillance cameras to help curb "immoral" and illegal activities, making the Chinese capital a highly-monitored city.

Navy war room leak case: Court warns Jail Superintendent

A Delhi court on Monday issued a strong warning to the Tihar Jail Superintendent for not producing arms dealer Abhishek Verma before it in the 2006 Naval War Room leak case in which he is facing trial along with others.

Hashimpura massacre: HC seeks UP govt response on NHRC plea

Delhi High Court on Monday sought the response of Uttar Pradesh government on a plea by NHRC challenging a trial court's decision to acquit 16 policemen of charges of murder and other crimes in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case, in which 42 people were killed in Meerut city.

Girl strangulated by brother over affair with neighbour

An 18-year-old girl was on Monday strangulated to death allegedly by her elder brother as he was unhappy over her affair with a neighbour, police said.

Dreaded criminal, 4 accomplices held in Gurgaon

A dreaded criminal, involved in over 20 cases of murder, attempt to murder and robbery, has been arrested along with four of his accomplices, police said on Monday.

19 jailed for organising prostitution in China

Eleven people, including eight police officers, were today sentenced to prison terms ranging from life to 15 years over organised prostitution in a nightclub in central Chinese province between 2012 and 2013.

Centre's May 21 notification limiting ACB's power 'suspect': Delhi HC

In a shot in the arm for the AAP government, the Delhi High Court on Monday termed as "suspect" the Centre's recent notification barring Delhi government's anti- corruption branch (ACB) from acting against its officers in criminal offences and held that the LG cannot act in his discretion.