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9 Delhi riots victims were forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’: Delhi police tells court

Some of the rioters used a WhatsApp group to coordinate with each other during north-east Delhi riots in February and killed nine Muslims after they refused to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’, Delhi police has alleged in its charge sheets filed in a court in the national capital. The accused were part of a WhatsApp group—Kattar...

Traffic department asked to cough up Rs2,000 for detaining petitioner’s vehicle

Usually it is the violator that pays the traffic police a fine in case his vehicle is detained. But in a strange case, the cops had to pay a man Rs2,000 for detaining his vehicle. The man whose vehicle was detained filed a case in the rural court and the latter ruled in his favour...

Thief coughs in court, tests COVID-19 positive; judge, policemen quarantined

Seven Punjab Police personnel and a judge were among the 10 people quarantined at home after an alleged thief tested positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana, police said on Friday. A second man caught by police at Focal Point on Monday managed to escape custody. Residents of the area nabbed the two alleged snatchers and handed...

Hardik Patel gets bail in Vastral councillor attack case

A city sessions court on Monday granted bail to Congress leader and former convener of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel, in connection with an FIR lodged against him by Ramol police in 2017. Hardik was arrested on March 20 from Tankara in Saurashtra where he had gone to attend a court proceeding....

Unnao Rape Case: Expelled BJP Lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar Convicted For Death of Victim’s Father

A court in Delhi on Wednesday convicted expelled BJP lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar and six others for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the death of Unnao rape victim’s father. Sengar has been already convicted last year and sentenced to life in jail for raping the minor in Unnao in 2017. Notably, the rape...