Free Press Journal
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Bombay High Court upholds discharge of Vanzara, 4 others

    Mumbai: Observing that public servants discharging their duties in routine need to be protected, the Bombay High Court on Monday discharged Dahyaji Gobarji Vanzara and five other senior police officers from Gujarat and Rajasthan. All these officers were arraigned as accused in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide – Tulsiram Prajapati.The High Court upheld the orders of the special court, which had discharged Vanzara, Rajkumar

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    HDFC Bank VP murder case: The police version changed overnight

    Mumbai: Even as the police is claiming that 39-year-old banker Siddharth Sanghvi was victim of a robbery that went awry, the buzz until Sunday night was that Shaikh was hired by four people, including a woman, who worked with him. The murder was attributed to workplace jealousy over salary and frequent promotions.

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    Avinash Solanki murder case: Key suspect, two others held

    Mumbai: A week after MIDC police found the body of a top police informer and a key witness in Keenan-Reuben murder case of 2011, Avinash Solanki aka Bali, the police have arrested three accused for the murder late on Saturday night. The prime accused, Nilesh Shukla (38), has been deceiving and challenging the police to ascertain the murder motive. Shukla was arrested from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, said police.

  • CBI arrests 3 in connection with Narendra Dabholkar murder case

    Aurangabad (Maharashtra): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested 3 persons in connection with the Narendra Dabholkar murder case. The CBI took possession of the firearm and live ammunition that was recovered from the arrested persons, while the Aurangabad police took possession of the knife, sword and air gun recovered.

  • 7-year-old boy killed by smashing multiple times with stone in Ambernath

    Mumbai: Body of a seven-year-old boy was found at a deserted area on early Thursday morning. Identified as Shivam Rajput (7),  his body was found by the police on Thursday. According to the Ambernath police, Rajput’s face was smashed multiple times with a stone. The police have detained a man who had a heated argument in an inebriated state with the boy’s father. They suspect that the boy was killed to seek

  • XXXTentacion’s murder case: Second suspect arrested

    Los Angeles: The police has arrested a second suspect in rapper XXXTentacion’s murder. According to police, 22-year-old Michael Boatwright was arrested on a drug charge on July 5 and then served with an arrest warrant for first degree murder on July 10, reports

  • Nonagenarian moves Supreme Court against life term in 1978 murder case

    New Delhi: A 93-year-old man today moved the Supreme Court challenging the life sentence awarded to him in a 40-year-old murder case. The matter was mentioned for urgent listing before a vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta. “You mention this matter before the next vacation bench (which would sit from June 18),” the bench told the counsel appearing for petitioner Rohtas. Advocates Yadunandan Bansal and Amit Kumar, who have filed the

  • Bhopal: Weak dying declaration saves 3 brothers from being convicted in murder case

    Bhopal: Weak dying declaration, which failed to stand before the court, saved three brothers of Mangalwara from being convicted in a two-year old murder case. It also raised fingers at the working of police. The dying declaration of 95 per cent burnt youth was taken when he was not in a condition to speak.

  • Jodhpur court grants interim bail to 3 in Bhanwari Devi case

    Jodhpur: A Jodhpur court has granted interim bail for three days to the three main accused in the 2011 abduction and murder case of Bhanwari Devi in Rajasthan. The trial court granted bail to Malkhan Singh Bishnoi, Parasram Bishnoi and their sister Indira Bishnoi to allow them to attend a condolence meeting of their aunt at their ancestral Tilwasni village near Jodhpur.

  • Bhopal: Suspecting infidelity, man hammered fourth wife to death; arrested

    Bhopal: Police have arrested a 45-year-old man for brutally killing his fourth wife, whose decomposed body was found at their rented accommodation in Pragati Nagar on Thursday.  The accused identified as Rajaram Mewada (45), had killed his wife Mala doubting her fidelity, said Superintendent of Police (South)Rahul Kumar Lodha while speaking to media persons on Friday.

  • Indore: Youth stabbed to death in public view due to enmity

    Indore: A 23-year-old youth was stabbed to death in full public view by two persons in Pardeshipura area on Thursday. It was believed that the youth was killed over an old rivalry. The police have registered a case and started investigation.

  • Indore: Verdict in Kavita Raina murder case on May 18

    Indore: Nearly three years after her killing, a local court on Friday completed final hearing and arguments in sensational Kavita Raina murder case and is likely to pronounce verdict on May 18. According to public prosecutor NA Mandoli, both sides submitted final arguments in writing to the court, which has reserved its verdict for May 18.

  • Indore: Youth accused of killing eunuch arrested from Mhow

    Indore: The city police on Thursday arrested a 21-year-old youth from Mhow for allegedly killing a eunuch in Khajrana area. The eunuch was staying with the accused in a rented accommodation and was killed by the accused following an argument over petty issue, police investigation has revealed.

  • Mumbai Crime: Woman refuses to attend relative’s wedding, husband kills her in fit of rage

    In yet another incident of crime and murder, The Bhandup police arrested a man, hours after his wife was found dead at their residence in Bhandup on Friday morning. According to the cops investigating the case the accused tried to pass of the murder as an incident of a robbery gone awry, but the circumstantial evidence gave him away.

  • Rajasthan: Girl’s family kill man over relationship in Bikaner

    Jaipur: A man involved in a relationship with a girl belonging to another religion was allegedly brutally thrashed and killed by the girl’s family in Rajasthan’s Bikaner city, police said today. As the boy and the girl belonged to different faiths, police is investigating if the killing had a communal angle to it.