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Three held for murder of Amrita Pritam’s son


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested and a minor boy detained Thursday in connection with the murder of writer-poet Amrita Pritam's son Navraj Kwatra here ... Read more...

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Retired woman income tax officer killed


September 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 70-year-old retired Income Tax officer was found killed inside her residence here Wednesday, said police adding that robbery seems to be the reason behind ... Read more...

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Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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Elderly woman found murdered in Delhi


September 11th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A 58-year-old divorced woman was found strangled to death inside her residence here, police said Monday.The incident came to light Sunday in north Delhi's Lahori ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for taking money from beggar


September 7th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS) A man in south Russia's Astrakhan region faces up to 10 years in prison for allegedly taking 46 rubles ($2) from a beggar, RIA Novosti reported.According ... Read more...

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65-year-old woman killed in Delhi home


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) In yet another case, a 65-year-old woman was killed inside her residence by unidentified assailants during a robbery bid Wednesday here, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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No clues in elderly Delhi woman’s murder


September 2nd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The identity of suspects in the murder of an elderly woman here the day before has remained a mystery in the absence of any concrete ... Read more...

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Gambia confirms execution of nine prisoners


August 28th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Banjul, Aug 28 (IANS) Gambia has confirmed that nine prisoners being held on death row have been executed after the country's president vowed to carry out all death sentences by ... Read more...

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10 prisoners escape from Rajasthan jail


August 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Ten prisoners escaped from a jail in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district after beating up six duty guards Monday. Three of the jail-breakers were later recaptured while others ... Read more...

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Three pro-talk ULFA members held for robbery, murders


August 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Four people, including three members of ULFA's pro-talk faction led by Arabinda Rajkhowa, were Monday arrested for their involvement in cases of robbery, abduction and subsequent ... Read more...

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British couple’s home robbed six times


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A British couple's home in Cambridge has been burgled six times, so much so that there is nothing left to steal.Liz and Jim Thompson were so ... Read more...

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16-year-old charged in Wisconsin murder of elderly Sikh


August 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old felon from Milwaukee has been charged with the fatal shooting of Dalbir Singh, a member of the Oak Creek gurdwara where six worshippers ... Read more...

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Man fires insect repellent in Oregon robbery case


August 17th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 17 (NEWS) Police in Oregon have revealed that a man who robbed a restaurant was armed with a can of bug spray. The robber is alleged to have entered ... Read more...

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Man Fires Insect Repellent in Oregon Robbery


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who robbed a restaurant in Oregon was armed with a can of insect repellent. These are reports from police who came to investigate the incident. ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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Police launch manhunt for ‘Chinese Rambo’


August 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Chinese police have launched a massive manhunt in a mountain forest for an elusive bank-robber thought to be behind a string of deadly attacks, The Telegraph ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s South African killer gets 25 years jail


August 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A South African man accused of killing Indian-origin honeymooning bride Anni Dewani in that country has been jailed for 25 years.Mziwamadoda Qwabe pleaded guilty to murder, ... Read more...

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Four foreigners kidnapped by pirates in Nigeria


August 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected ... Read more...

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Six juveniles escape from Rajasthan detention centre


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) Six juvenile offenders, aged between 14 and 17 years, overpowered two security guards at a detention centre here and escaped, officials said Friday, adding a hunt ... Read more...

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Robbery bid: Girl falls off moving vehicle, one held


July 30th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) A 10-year-old girl was injured Sunday when she fell from a moving autorickshaw here during a scuffle between her father and four robbers travelling in ... Read more...

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Most of murders cannot be prevented: Delhi Police chief


July 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Police can curb sensational murders, but most of the murders cannot be prevented, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Thursday.Speaking about a series of murders ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death by robbers in Delhi


July 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two separate houses in the same locality in Delhi, were stabbed to death while resisting robbery attempts, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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39 held in Karachi for various crimes


July 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 21 (IANS) Police in Pakistan's port city of Karachi conducted raids in many areas and arrested 39 people allegedly involved in robbery and extortion, Geo News reported Saturday.Police ... Read more...

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Three Chinese robbers sentenced to death


July 19th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) Three Chinese men who committed five armed robberies from 1991 to 2011 that led to the death of eight people have been sentenced to death.Xu Deyong ... Read more...

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Teen attacked with machete over cellphone


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, July 19 (THAINDAN NEWS) A 17-year-old was attacked with machete for refusing to hand over his cellphone to another teenager. Police say the attacker chased the victim and slashed him repeatedly ... Read more...

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Man gets life for killing professor


July 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Four years after he robbed and killed an elderly professor, Mukesh Kumar has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court.Additional Sessions Judge Narinder ... Read more...

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Four held for robbery in Delhi


July 18th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for robbery at a posh south Delhi locality, police said Wednesday. Among the arrested is the family's domestic help, who ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for robbing corn on the cob


July 18th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old unemployed man in Shanghai has been sentenced to jail for 10 months for robbing a convenience store of a steamed corn-on-the-cob worth a mere ... Read more...

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Man wanted in 13 criminal cases arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Listed as one of the top 10 most wanted criminals by the Delhi Police, a 28-year-old man involved in 13 criminal cases, including murder, was ... Read more...

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Mentally challenged Chinese kills US businessman


July 13th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 13 (IANS) A visiting US businessman has been killed by a suspected schizophrenic Chinese in Beijing city, leading to concerns being raised over handling of such suspects with ... Read more...

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Robber informs police after crime


July 11th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) An armed robber in Britain begged police to arrest him after he felt guilty about his night-time raid at a petrol station.Father-of-one Matthew Perry, 24, threatened ... Read more...

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Two murders in Delhi


July 11th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman and an autorickshaw driver were found murdered in two separate incidents here, police said Tuesday.A woman was found with her throat slit ... Read more...

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Train passengers robbed in Bihar


July 6th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna July 5 (IANS) A group of armed criminals Thursday night looted cash and valuables worth Rs.3 lakh from passengers on a train in Bihar's Jamui district, injuring over half a ... Read more...

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Two Britons arrested for Hollywood-style heists


June 30th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 30 (IANS) Two Britons, arrested for trying to steal ATMs from three banks in Thailand, said they were inspired by the robbery shown in the Hollywood action movie ... Read more...

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Elderly woman found dead in her Delhi flat


June 20th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An 82-year-old woman was found smothered to death inside her residence here early Wednesday, Delhi Police said.Joginder Kaur, resident of Vikaspuri in west Delhi, was ... Read more...

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