Lucknow, Dec 14 (UiTV/IANS) – Six persons were killed and several others injured on the
Agra-Lucknow expressway when a bus collided with a truck on Wednesday morning.
The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief at the incident and directed officials to ensure proper treatment to the injured.
Alcoholic son hides mother’s body under bed for 5 days in UP
A 45-year-old man hid his mother’s body under a bed in his house at Shivpur-Shahbazganj for five days.
The neighbours informed the police when they noticed a foul stench emanating from the house.
After searching the house, police have sent the body for post-mortem.
Shanti Devi, the deceased, was a retired teacher who died at the age of 82. Nikhil Mishra Dabbu was her only son.
According to neighbours, Nikhil was an alcoholic and would often argue with his mother for money.
On being asked about the reason behind hiding the body, Nikhil told cops that he had no money for her funeral.
Sources said Nikhil’s wife and his son also lived with him in the house but 15 days ago, his wife took their son and went to her father’s house as she was fed up with her husband’s behaviour.
Some portions of the house had been rented out but the tenants also left a month ago due to Nikhil’s bad behaviour.
SP North Manoj Kumar Awasthi said that it appeared that Nikhil is mentally unstable and an alcoholic. “We are waiting for the post-mortem report before we start further investigations.”
UP Corporator with criminal history shot dead
A corporator, who was a history-sheeter, was shot dead by bike-borne assailants in this district of Uttar Pradesh.
The deceased has been identified as Yogesh Yadav (32), who is named in more than two dozen cases and was released on bail on December 1.
Police have registered a case against unknown people and have formed a team to hunt down the assailants.
Shubham Dwivedi, circle officer, Badlapur police circle, said, “Yadav had a criminal background and was named in more than 12 cases. He was also a local corporator. He suffered bullet injuries in his head. By the time he was rushed to hospital, he had succumbed to his injuries.”
The incident took place under the Badlapur police station when Yadav and three friends were having tea on Ram Janki temple tri-crossing in Sarokhanpur.
Woman dies after having abortion pill in Bengaluru
A 33-year-old woman died of complications after taking an abortion pill bought over-the-counter in the city, police said on Wednesday.
The deceased, mother of a 11 month-old baby, was identified as Preethi Kushwah who was employed with a reputed e-commerce company. Her husband worked in a private firm.
According to police, the couple learnt about the pregnancy during a medical check-up on December 10. Since the first child is still a baby, the woman decided against continuing with the pregnancy.
She then asked her husband to get abortion pills but he refused. On Monday night, when he was away for a walk, Preethi got the pill and had it.
Later, she developed severe bleeding and complained of unbearable pain. Her husband insisted on going to a hospital but she refused.
On Tuesday, she suddenly lost consciousness and was rushed to a hospital by her husband and brother, where the doctors declared her brought dead.
Police said that preliminary investigations have not shown any foul play.
The deceased’s brother also gave a police statement that Preethi has died of complications after consuming abortion pills.
A case of unnatural death has been registered and investigations are on.
Dalit woman alleges assault for being ‘bad omen’
A 35-year-old Dalit woman has accused her neighbours of allegedly assaulting and torturing her.
in her FIR, the complainant, Shobha Devi, alleged that Ritu Singh, her husband Uday Singh and one Anjali Singh — her neighbours in Bharatpuri locality in Alambagh area-termed her as a bad omen and rebuked her.
She said that when she raised her voice against their remarks, they attacked her.
“They broke my mobile phone during the attack. A team of policemen forced me to compromise on the assurance that they will not repeat their act. However, did not mend their ways,” she stated.
The woman said her neighbours continued to attack her but the cops did not entertain her complaint.
“I went to the police but the outpost in charge shouted at me and threatened to put me behind the bars. Thereafter, I moved the court for justice,” she said.
SHO, Alambagh, S.S. Dewan said an FIR under the charges of ST/SC Act has been lodged against the accused and the matter is being investigated.
Husband, father-in-law held for murder of woman in UP
A man and his father have been arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and then quietly cremating her body in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri district.
According to reports, the husband Ashutosh Awasthi and his wife Vandana were qualified physicians holding BAMS degrees and running a nursing home ‘Gauri Hospital’ on Sitapur Road near Bajpayee village.
ASP Arun Kumar Singh said that during interrogation, Ashutosh confessed to have pushed Vandana on November 26, following a dispute with her, causing serious head injuries, leading to her death. He further said that he, along with his father Gauri Shankar, put the body into an iron box and shifted it to the basement of their hospital where they transferred the body again to an ambulance and carried it to Garh Mukteshwar for last rites.
Later, the duo lodged a complaint of the disappearance of the Vandana from the house.
The official said that on the complaint of Shiv Raj Shukla, the father of the deceased, the Kotwali police lodged a case of 302 (murder), 201 (causing disappearance of evidences) and 498A (subjecting a woman to cruelty), implicating Ashutosh, his father, his mother, Vimlesh Aawsthi, and his sister Nisha Awasthi.
Ashutosh and his father have been arrested from Rajapur crossing of the city.
Man held for raping friend’s minor daughter in UP
In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly raped by her father’s friend in the Dehat Kotwali area of Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur.
Following the complaint, the accused has been arrested and a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and section 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against him, said Superintendent of Police (Rural) Suraj Rai.
The girl’s mother filed a complaint with the police alleging that the man took her daughter to his house on the pretext of helping his ailing wife and raped her there.
The woman, in her complaint, said the accused was a friend of her husband and frequently visited their home.
A few days ago, the man came to their house again and took the 17-year-old girl with him so that she will take care of his ailing wife. After 10 days had passed, the woman asked him to send her daughter back, the accused said he had married her.
The official said that the woman has filed a complaint against the man for raping her daughter by taking her hostage. The man’s wife has also been named in the complaint.
Further investigations are underway.
Class 2 boy dies after fight with classmates
A probe has been ordered into the death of a Class 2 student of a primary school in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district who died following a fight with fellow students.
The boy Shivam died on Tuesday after his classmates jumped on his chest during a fight. Shivam, 7, was taken to a hospital where he succumbed to internal injuries.
The school administration is being questioned, the police said.
The incident took place in Kishanpur village on Monday when a fight broke out between Shivam and some other students, who jumped on his chest.
Station House Officer of Shikohabad police station Harvindra Mishra said that the body has been sent for a forensic test.
District Magistrate Ravi Ranjan, said Basic Education Officer Ashish Kumar Pandey and SDM Shikohabad Shiv Dhyan Pandey have visited the spot to probe the matter.
Further action will be taken after the forensic report is received and questioning of school principal, teachers and students is completed, he said.