A court in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram has sentenced criminal Devinder Singh, popularly known as 'Bunty Chor', to 10 years in prison for burgling a city-based businessman's residence in 2013. The criminal, who was convicted of the crime in April, was arrested by the Kerala police from a hotel in Pune on January 27, 2013.
A five-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her father and then killed by her grandmother, in a bid to cover up the crime, at Javulake-Vani village in Maharashtra's Nashik district, the police said today. The man and his mother were arrested yesterday, they said.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has responded to allegations of money laundering and corruption levelled by suspended Aam Aadmi Party member Kapil Mishra and said that he would've been in jail had there been an "iota of truth" in his charges. This is the first time Mr Kejriwal has directly confronted Mr Mishra's allegations.
In April, election at Sarai Pipal Thala and Maujpur wards was postponed after the candidates died, while voting in the rest 270 wards of Delhi's three municipal corporations was held on April 23. The results were announced on April 26.
A high-level committee has been formed by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to look after desilting of drains and open manholes in the city to prevent waterlogging problems during the monsoon season.
Upset over her husband's extra-marital affair and the torture he meted out to her, a 25-year-old woman allegedly strangled him with a dupatta in northeast Delhi's Seelampur, police said. The woman initially claimed that her husband was killed by two men but her lie was later caught and she was arrested, they said.