Maharashtra Police crack abduction, murder case of minor; uncle arrested

Navi Mumbai Police here claimed to have solved the case of abduction and murder of a Airoli girl with the arrest of her uncle, who killed the 8-year-old for revenge.

Manila charges crew, owners of sunk ferry with murder: Official
Manila charges crew, owners of sunk ferry with murder: Official

 Philippine police have filed murder charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized and left 56 dead, an official said Saturday.

Boys, woman held for involvement in rape, murder of 3-yr-old

 Two minors and a woman have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the rape and murder of a three-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a gunny bag in Vemulapalli village of Krishna district in the state, police said on Friday.

Elderly couple shot dead in Bihar

An elderly couple was shot dead allegedly by distant relatives in a village under Bousi police station in Banka district, a police officer said on Friday.

French mother gets 9 years in prison for killing 8 newborns

A Frenchwoman accused of killing eight of her newborns over more than a decade has been sentenced to nine years in prison after a dramatic murder trial.

Govt gives clean chit to minister over murder of youth fighting graft

Opposition BJP on Thursday staged a walk out from the Karnataka Assembly, as government ruled out a CBI inquiry into the alleged murder of a youth in Koppal district who spoke against corruption, and gave a clean chit to district in charge Minister, accused of "shielding those involved in the case".

Bihar murder accused running dhaba in Delhi arrested

A murder accused, hailing from Bihar and running a dhaba in Karol Bagh area here with a fake identity, has been arrested by Delhi Police's crime branch.

Elderly woman killed in Maharashtra over property dispute

A 60-year-old woman was allegedly murdered by her nephew and his wife over a property dispute in Vikramgad taluka here, police said on Thursday.

Six held for killing man in Odisha

Six persons were arrested for alleged involvement in killing of a 50-year-old man suspecting him to be practising sorcery at Dhepaguda in Patapur area of Odisha's Ganjam district, police said on Thursday.

Tunisia trial opens in murder of leftwing opponent

 The trial opened Tuesday of 24 people accused of links to the 2013 assassination of prominent Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid, against the backdrop of last week`s jihadist beach massacre.

Three killed in last 48 hours in Etah

Three persons, including two women, have been killed in separate incidents in the district during last 48 hours, police said on Tuesday.

19-year-old Dalit boy found hanging from tree in Punjab; 5 booked

A 19-year-old Dalit boy was found hanging from a tree at Punjab's Khara village following which five persons, including two panchayat members, were booked for the alleged murder, police said on Monday.

UAE woman sentenced to death for killing US teacher: Report

A United Arab Emirates court sentenced an Emirati woman to death on Monday after convicting her of the jihadist-inspired murder of an American teacher, Abu Dhabi newspaper The National reported.

Man shot dead by son in Muzaffarnagar

A man was shot dead allegedly by his son in Udaypur village of neighbouring Shamli district, following which he was arrested, police said on Monday,

AP: Woman poisons children, kills self

A 32-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide after poisoning her two children at a village in East Godavari district, police said on Sunday.

Police constable found dead in Odisha

The body of a 55-year-old police constable was recovered from the roadside at Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district, police said on Sunday.

Man killed by three friends during drunken brawl in Noida; two held

A 30-year-old man was killed allegedly by three of his friends during a drunken brawl at sector-93 here following which two of them have been arrested, police said.

Man hacks elder brother, 7-yr-old nephew to death in Muzaffarnagar

A 26-year-old man and his seven-year-old son were allegedly hacked to death by the former's younger brother at Jandath town in the district, police said.

Youth kidnapped, killed by juvenile hostel mate

An 18-year-old youth was kidnapped and killed by his juvenile hostel mate here over an old enmity, police said on Friday.

Gujarat court acquits three in 2002 riot case

The special trial court hearing the Ode village riot case of 2002 on Thursday acquitted three accused giving them benefit of doubt.