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Woman, girl found dead in woods

Bodies of two unidentified females were discovered in the jungle about three kilometres from Devnagar Palda area here on Monday. The bodies were spotted by women who had gone to collect fodder in the woods. They informed the villagers who in turn informed the Pradhan Sanjay Pandey. On being informed by the Pradhan, the Patwari Hem Chandra Paladiya reached...

Divorcee’s body found in home

The body of a 40 year old woman was found in her house on Sunday morning. She had been allegedly hit with a heavy object on her head which led to her death. The police could not retrieve any such article from the room of the woman during investigation. She was a divorcee living with her son in-law and...

Victim’s statements recorded in court

In the sensational ‘me too’ sexual exploitation case involving the former state BJP general secretary (organisation) Sanjay Kumar, the statement of the alleged victim has been recorded in the court on Saturday.  The court has recorded the statements of the alleged victim ‘ in camera’ under section 164 of Cr PC when she was produced before it by the...

SI accused of harassing minor

A few months ago two men were arrested by the Haridwar police while busting a sex racket at a hotel in Roorkee. A 14 year old girl was rescued in the operation. But it is a matter of concern that the rescued minor has alleged that a sub inspector used to come to her and physically harass her. The...

After 4-year-old dies in accident locals indulge in stone pelting

A four years old died in a mishap involving a bus after which some of the locals indulged in stone pelting. The violence in Vanbhulpura area damaged two buses and caused injuries to policemen. Police sub inspector Kumkum Dhanik informed that four year old Adnan was going with his brother in the evening when he was hit by a...

Honey trap gang busted

Dehradun police have busted a gang involved in looting unsuspecting persons by honey trapping them. Police had started acting after one Nishant Jain, a builder by profession and a resident of Inderbaba Road, Rajpur, had submitted a complaint at Rajpur police station on January 11. In the complaint, he had said that he had received a call from a...

Two nabbed withRs 2.5 crore demonetised notes

Two persons were caught with demonitised currency amounting to Rs 2.5 crore by the Kashipur police. According to the police, based on a tip off provided by an informant, the Kashipur police raided a property business office. The police nabbed Kunwar Singh Bisht and Brijesh Dimri with the demonetised currency from Bisht’s property business office on IIM Road, Kundeshwari...

Alleged poacher arrested again, this time for fishing in forest area

Panchinath who had been arrested on the charge of poaching from Chillawali range of Rajaji National Park in May last year was arrested again on Monday on charge of fishing in the conserved area of the park.  Earlier, he had been arrested on the charge of hiding the remains of two tigers and three leopards in pits inside the...

Three youngsters from Delhi killed in accident near Mussoorie

Three youngsters were killed in an accident when the vehicle they were travelling in plunged into a deep gorge near Dhanaulti on Mussoorie- Suvakholi road on Saturday. The accident occurred in the wee hours of the day, but the police and administrative officers reached the spot much later after they were informed by the local people. The in-charge of...

HC stays transfer of SIT Chief probing SC-ST scholarship scam

The transfer of SIT Chief Manjunath TC, who was heading the SIT probing the Rs 500 scam in the SC-ST scholarship scam in the social welfare department, has been stayed by the high court of Uttarakhand. The High Court has stressed that Manjunath will continue the investigation into this scam. During hearing in the case, the issue of the...