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  • 5 cops held, sacked for allegedly raping minor

    Five Chandigarh police constables were arrested and sacked on Friday on the charge of raping a minor girl. The constables Jagtar, Akshay, Himmat, Sunil and Anil were produced before a district court here which sent them to 3-day police remand. The accused, all residents of Khuda Lahora village here, have been arrested and a case […]

    Sexual assault: Tejpal remanded to 12-day judicial custody

    A Goa court on Wednesday remanded Tehelka magazine founder editor Tarun Tejpal to 12-day judicial custody in the case of alleged sexual assault of a junior woman colleague. Judicial Magistrate (First Class) Kshama Joshi remanded Tejpal to judicial custody for twelve days, after his 10-day police custody expired on Wednesday. Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting […]

    Sexual assault case: Goa police slaps additional charges on Tejpal

    In what can spell further trouble for Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague, the Goa Crime branch has pressed additional charges against him. A senior crime branch official said that the first information report filed against Tejpal now has additional two sections of Indian Penal Code – 341 (wrongful […]

    Tejpal undergoes fresh tests, Goa Police to summon Shoma

    Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal was on Wednesday subjected to a second round of medical tests even as Goa Police prepared to issue summons to the magazine’s former managing editor Shoma Chaudhury for recording her statement before a magistrate. Tejpal, arrested for alleged sexual assault and rape of a junior woman colleague, had undergone several […]

    Asaram’s son arrested in Surat sexual assault case

    Self-styled godman Asaram’s son Narayan Sai, who had been evading arrest in a sexual assault case in Surat, has been nabbed by Crime Branch of Delhi Police. “Narayan Sai has been arrested from Delhi-Haryana border. One of his aides Hanuman too has been arrested with him,” Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav told on […]

    Tarun Tejpal’s potency test ‘positive’

    Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal, arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman journalist, underwent a potency test on Monday and the result came out as ‘positive’. Officials at Goa Medical College, where he was brought for the potency test that is mandatory in sexual assault cases, said that the examination fetched positive result. 50-year Tejpal was […]

    Tejpal remanded in 6-day police custody, grilling begins

    Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman colleague, was on Sunday sent to police remand for six days following which Crime Branch officials began grilling him. Judicial Magistrate (First Class) Shama Joshi ordered six days’ police custody of Tejpal after the prosecution sought his remand for 14 days. Public prosecutor Frances Tavera sought police […]

    Cobrapost sting: FIR lodged against IT firms

    Police have lodged an FIR against some IT firms on a complaint based on the sting operation by news portal ‘Cobrapost’, which claimed misuse of social media platforms in online campaigning for elections. The FIR was lodged by IPS officer Amitabh Thakur, who alleged that many IT companies were making “criminal” and “improper” use of […]

    Delhi Gangrape: Victim’s parents in SC for juvenile’s trial in court

    Parents of the December 16 gangrape victim have moved the Supreme Court seeking directions to put one of the accused who was then a minor on trial by a criminal court by quashing a law which bans such prosecution of juveniles. The juvenile, who was six months short of 18 years at the time of […]

    Maid murder case: BSP MP Dhananjay Singh denied bail

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, arrested along with his wife Jagriti Singh in connection with murder of their maid, was denied by a Delhi court on Friday which observed that he had “actively participated” in atrocities which aggravated the miseries of his domestic helps. Additional Sessions Judge Dharmesh Sharma dismissed his plea saying that if released […]