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UP: Unidentified woman’s body found in drain
The body of a woman with her face burnt has been found in a semi-naked state from a drain in Hasanpur region of the district.
Some passers-by saw the body and informed police.
Amroha superintendent of police, Aditya Langeh, said, “Police is trying to identify the woman. All station house officers have been asked to check if any report of a missing woman was filed in the past few days. A case has been registered against unidentified assailants under relevant sections of the IPC.”
He said that the body has been sent to district hospital for autopsy.
Six, including three brothers booked for UP dairy owner’s murder
The dairy owner whose body was found a week ago here, was strangulated to death as per the post-mortem report.
Six people, including three brothers, have been booked on the complaint of the deceased’s wife.
The victim allegedly had a property dispute with the accused.
Kotwali SHO, Rajendra Singh Pundeer, said, “Body of a man was found in a sugarcane field on December 20.
“The body had several injury marks. The man was identified as Yogesh Kumar. He was missing since December 16.”
Police has registered a case against the accused under relevant sections of the IPC and a hunt was on for the accused.
UP man pushed off moving bus for smoking
In a shocking incident, a man was pushed off a moving bus by its conductor for boarding with a lit-up cigarette in his hand.
Victim Dharam Pal was heading to his workplace in Rudrapur from his home on Thursday when the incident occurred.
He sustained injuries in the incident after which he called his brother, who then informed the police and rushed him to the district hospital where his condition is stated to be stable.
SHO Izzatnagar police station Satish Yadav said, “No FIR has been registered in the case as we are yet to receive a written complaint.”
14 held for cow slaughter in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri
Dec 23 Fourteen people of an inter-district gang, allegedly involved in killing and trading of bovine animals, have been arrested in Lakhimpur Kheri.
Seven members of the gang were arrested after an encounter on Thursday night. A policeman has also sustained injuries in the encounter, which took place on the Sarsawan-Sahjani road.
Later, the police unit nabbed seven more, including the watchman of a cow-shelter and recovered illicit country-made pistols, cartridges, sharp knives, and four cows from their possession.
Lakhimpur Kheri SP Sanjiv Suman said, “All arrested accused were responsible for the recent slaughter of 15 cows. The carcasses of these cows — which were picked up from a cow-shelter in the district’s Sunsi village — had been recovered from a sugarcane field on December 18.”
The gang allegedly lured the watchman to sell off 15 cows of the shelter home and then slaughtered the bovines during night time.
Later, the meat was carried to other districts. “Some of the accused were even involved in similar incidents which took place in 2017,” said the SP.
The accused have been booked under section 3/5/8 of the prevention of cow slaughter Act.
Four held for beating pregnant woman in UP
Four persons have been arrested for allegedly thrashing a pregnant woman in the presence of her minor children.
The police took action after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
The incident took place in Bhagwatpura locality under Brahmpuri police station in Meerut.
According to IG Meerut range, Praveen Kumar, “It seems to be the case of money lending. All the four accused have been arrested. The woman was immediately rushed to hospital for treatment. Her condition is stated to be stable.”
According to police sources, the men mercilessly beat a young man — a daily wager, and his 32-year-old pregnant wife — as they could not repay the loan with interest that they had borrowed in 2017.
The main accused, identified as Ashok Kumar, along with three of his associates allegedly barged into the house of Rishi Singh and thrashed him and his wife Poonam and even attacked their one-year-old and three-year-old children.
The neighbours shot the video and shared it on social media.
According to local sources, Ashok Kumar is involved in house grabbing. He gives money on loan and gets the house mortgaged in his name and then threatens to throw away the occupants.
242 insurance claims with fake death certificates in UP
Nearly 242 people submitted fake death certificates to claim life insurance policies of a private company.
The FIR in this connection has been lodged by an insurance company representative after an internal audit detected the fraud.
The FIR alleges that the company which issued insurance coverage to account holders of various banks had issued Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna (PMJJBY) policies to several customers in Sambhal, Aligarh, Moradabad, Bareilly and other locations of Uttar Pradesh.
Recently, the company carried out internal/external verification/investigation to validate the genuineness of the death claims.
“It surfaced that in 242 cases there was fraud committed and fake death certificates were submitted,” the FIR said.
It added that the death certificates were further scrutinized by scanning the QR Code, but it was redirected to the private link, which showed all such certificates as genuine.
However, it was found that the link was not of any government website but was a private link.
Company representative said that the fake link was created by unknown fraudsters with an intention to dupe the company and cause losses.
Superintendent of Police (SP), Cyber Cell, Triveni Singh, said that an FIR has been registered under the charges of punishment for cheating by personation, and dishonestly inducing delivery of property.
5-year-old girl raped on outskirts of Delhi
A girl aged around 5 years was kidnapped and then raped in outer north Delhi’s Bhalswa Diary area.
A senior official said that the police have leads on the accused and they are hopeful to nab the accused in next 24 hours.
The official said that the girl was abducted on Wednesday evening, when she was playing near her house. She was later found in a nearby park on Thursday morning.
According to the police, information was received regarding the disappearance of a girl child aged 4-5 years on Wednesday night and subsequently a case under section 363 (kidnapping) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered.
“Three teams were formed to trace the child. Announcements were also made at the mosque and a photo of the child was circulated to all police officers. Police team found the child and she was taken for medical examination as mandated in law,” said the official.
However, the doctors opined of sexual assault and Section 376 (rape) of the IPC and 6 Pocso Act were added in the FIR.
“We have pressed 10 teams of special staff to look into different angles and trace out the accused. With the leads we have, we are hopeful to nab the accused in next 24 hours,” said the official.