Ambala: One held after man dies of injuries inflicted in scuffle

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AMBALA: Police on Saturday arrested a street vendor for allegedly inflicting injuries on his customer resulting in his death. A case was registered at the Parao police station against one Ravi under section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) on the complaint of Chand, a resident of Vrindavan in Mathura district. The complaint said that he along with his relative Irfan had gone to Ravi’s egg stall late on September 17. Chand said that after eating eggs at the stall, accused Ravi asked Irfan to pay for…

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Armyman and friend who were on the run held for Rewari gang rape

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REWARI: After 11 days of raids across Haryana, Rajasthan and Delhi, the special investigation team (SIT) constituted to probe the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman in Rewari nabbed two more key accused — Army jawan Pankaj and his friend Manish — from Mahendragarh early on Sunday morning. One of the three key accused, Nishu, and two others were arrested in the case on September 16. The investigators said presence of all these five people at the crime spot, when the woman was raped, had been established. Around 25 police…

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Lack of police patrolling sparks safety fears in new sectors, residents protest

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GURUGRAM: Two days after seven men, who were partying in a upscale condominium in Sector 86, allegedly tried to rape a 21-year-old woman IT executive while she was climbing the stairs of her apartment, residents of new sectors took out a candlelight protest to raise their safety concerns and frequent criminal activities they face. The protest started from Sector 82 market, where around 500 residents raised their concerns of why living in the new sectors is not safe for them anymore. Lokesh Yadav, a resident of Sector 83, said, “I…

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Why docs of pvt hospitals aren’t ready to be on negligence panel

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GURUGRAM: No specialists or super-specialists from private hospitals want to be on the panel of the district medical negligence board that takes up complaints of negligence against other private hospitals. In a court hearing of a medical negligence case, Pankaj Aggarwal, acting principal medical officer (PMO) of Civil Hospital, suggested that the district court refer the matter to a medical college. Speaking to TOI, the acting PMO, said private specialists and super-specialists did not want to sour their relationship with other hospitals, which was why they refused to be on…

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Hisar: 3 cops who abducted investor to demand ‘bribe’, arrested

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HISAR: The state vigilance bureau arrested three policemen on Saturday for allegedly trying to extort money from an investor of a Hisar-based firm on September 20. The bureau said head constable Bharat Singh, head constable Vinod Kumar and constable Anand were produced in court, which sent them in two-day police custody. Earlier, a resident of Hansi town of Hisar, Manish, was arrested while accepting the alleged bribe for the accused, after the vigilance bureau laid a trap for him on September 20. Police said the cops were booked under the…

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Three booked for extorting money on rape case threat, 2 cops suspended

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HISAR: Hansi police have booked three persons and suspended two policemen on charges of extortion. The two cops have been suspended as they allegedly threatened to implicate the complainant in a rape case. Police said a case was registered against Jaswant, Devi Dayal and Hardeep Sharma on the complaint of Ramesh Kumar, a resident of Bodha Ram locality in Hansi town. In his complaint to the Hansi SP, he alleged that he was forced to pay Rs 10 lakh to the cops and three others this March. He said an…

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Ecogreen caters to just 50% areas of city, shows survey

GURUGRAM: After receiving several complaints from the residents against Ecogreen Energy private limited— the government-appointed solid waste management agency — MCG conducted an internal survey that revealed that the agency had only covered 50% areas in the city against their claim of 100% coverage. Senior MCG officials claimed that a recent ward-wise survey revealed that though the agency has reached all the wards, it had not been able to cover the areas in totality. “We have issued them a notice to complete the door-to-door collection of waste. Meanwhile money is…

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20-year-old man molests three students, arrested

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GURUGRAM: A 20-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting three girls on Thursday morning. He first tried to molest a Class 8 girl who fought back and fled, then molested another girl and her sister from the same class. However, the latter ran to her house and called her brother who caught the accused and handed him over to police. The students were walking home from school around 11:30am on Thursday in Surat Nagar colony when Aakash, a native of UP’s Azamgarh and resident of Delhi’s Badarpur area who was…

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