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  • Delhi: Railway gateman brutally attacked after he refused to open a level crossing gate

    New Delhi: Two bike-borne assailants severed the hands of gateman Kundan Pathak after he refused to open a level crossing gate in north Delhi’s Narela area because a train was approaching, railway officials said Monday. Pathak, 28, is undergoing major surgery to restore the limbs after the assault Sunday night, at a city hospital, they said. He also received serious injuries to his legs and neck.

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    Delhi: 10-year-old girl sexually assaulted, admitted in AIIMS

    New Delhi: A ten-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted on Thursday in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar Phase-3 area. On receiving information, the police rescued the girl from a nearby park in the area. The victim also received injuries on her face.

  • Delhi: Man smuggling 1 kg gold arrested at Indira Gandhi International airport

    New Delhi: A man has been arrested by the Customs department at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle in one kg gold by hiding it in his rectum, an official statement said Wednesday. The 24-year-old passenger was intercepted upon his arrival from Dubai on Monday, it said.

  • Delhi crime: Six-year-old sexually assaulted by school cab driver

    New Delhi: A six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a cab driver of a private school in southwest Delhi’s Palam village, police said today. The incident was reported to the police yesterday and a case registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southwest) Devender Arya said. The accused driver has been arrested, he said, adding the matter is being investigated. Earlier this month,

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    Delhi Crime: 20-year-old fashion design student mows down homeless woman in Connaught Place

    New Delhi: A 50-year-old homeless woman was mowed to death by a speeding SUV, allegedly being driven by a young woman, and was dragged for close to 300 meters in posh Connaught Place area in Lutyens’ Delhi, police said today. The incident took place on Sunday night when the old woman was crossing the road, they said. The accused, who was driving the SUV (Jeep Compass) was identified as Shreya Aggarwal (20), a resident of

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    Delhi: Man killed following scuffle over asking directions to cigarette shop  

    New Delhi: A 29-year-old non-teaching staff of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) here was allegedly stabbed to death while his cousin was injured, following a scuffle over asking directions to a cigarette shop, police said today. The police were informed in the early hours today about the incident which happened in the Vijay Vihar area of Rohini.

  • Delhi: 3 men thrashed for objecting to eve-teasing, 5 arrested

    New Delhi: Three men were allegedly thrashed and threatened at gunpoint after they objected to vulgar gestures by a group of men towards their female friend in northwest Delhi’s Vijay Nagar, police said today. Five people were arrested in connection with the incident, they said.

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    Delhi businessman robbed of Rs 70 lakh at gunpoint in broad daylight; watch video

    Delhi: A 40-year-old businessman was robbed of Rs 70 lakh allegedly by three men at gunpoint today, police said.
    The victim, Kashish Bansal, a resident of Rohini was travelling to Gurgaon in his car, when three men riding a motorcycle intercepted it in west Delhi’s Naraina, they said.

  • Delhi: 17-year-old kills two-month-old baby, suspecting it wasn’t his child

    In a horrifying case, a seventeen-year-old teenager killed his two-month-old baby. The teenager punched his baby boy to death. The incident took place on Saturday. The cause of killing was that he suspected that his wife is having an affair and that the baby does not belong to them.

  • Delhi Horror: School principal shot dead in her house

    New Delhi: A 45-year-old school principal was shot dead by two men in her house allegedly over a property dispute, police said today. The incident was reported on Monday night from Ghuman Hera village. Her brother’s body was found in Jhajjar district of Haryana. It is suspected he was killed over the same issue, they said.

  • Man arrested for killing wife, misleading police in Delhi

    New Delhi, Police here today arrested the husband of a 34-year-old woman for allegedly killing her and then trying to mislead them by claiming that she was killed by some moneylenders who were harassing him, the police said.

  • Delhi: Youth killed for objecting to smoking

    New Delhi: In a bizarre case of alleged road rage from the national capital, a Sikh youth was killed for objecting to a bystander smoking in public. Later, the smoker allegedly followed the victim in his car and rammed into him from behind; the youth Gurpirat Singh succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. He was on a motorcycle with a friend. The Police, however, said they were probing whether it was case of

  • Delhi: Dhaba owner, son shot dead over petty issue

    New Delhi,  A 57-year-old dhaba owner and his 26-year-old son were shot dead allegedly by four men over a petty issue in outer Delhi’s Najafgarh area, police said today. The incident took place last night when Mayank was serving food to a group of men, and one of them turned the water cooler towards their side. The other customers asked the waiter to turn the cooler towards them, they said.

  • Crime against women, rapes up in Delhi

    New Delhi: Delhi has witnessed an 18.3 percent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013, with a whooping 31.6 percent rise in rape cases, police said Friday.