Uttar Pradesh: Two arrested for raping, burning woman alive in Sambhal district; 3 accused still absconding
The circle officer of Gunnaur, Aqil Ahmad, said the accused were relatives of the 30-year-old victim. According to a complaint lodged by the victim's husband, the incident took place on Saturday around 2.30 am when the woman was in her house with her daughter.
The Uttar Pradesh government has suspended five policemen, suspected to be involved in the murder of a scribe in Shahjahanpur district this week, even as the family of the journalist sought CBI probe into the incident.
Uttar Pradesh police on Friday said probe against state minister Ram Murti Verma into killing of a journalist was going on and after collection of enough
A US-based journalists watchdog has called for an investigation into the death of a freelance journalist who died of burn injuries at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh this week.
The latest casualty of UP's lawlessness is a journalist Jagendra Singh who was allegedly burnt to death for Facebook posts against a Samajwadi Party MLA Ram Murti Verma.
Uttar Pradesh Minister Ram Murti Singh Verma was on Tuesday booked along with five others in connection with the killing of a journalist by setting him afire in Shahjahanpur district.
The girl had threatened the rapists that she would tell the villagers, which prompted the trio to set her on fire.