The school owner and his accomplice allegedly laced the food of the young girls with sedatives and later molested them.
Fifty-five companies of paramilitary personnel will be deployed in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh for peaceful conduct of assembly polls to be held on February 10, an official said.
According to Muzaffarnagar District Magistrate Pranay Kumar, the boiler blast took place around 9.30 A.M. inside a unit at Bela industrial area that manufactured noodles and other snacks.
The Uttar Pradesh police apprehended Mukim Qureshi. According to senior police officials a case was registered under various sections of the IPC against 12 supporters of the accused including vice president of UP Bhartiya Kisan Union Haji Shan Mohammad.
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The convict Raju killed his wife by slitting her throat for not bringing enough dowry. It was brought up in the Muzaffarnagar court that the Raju's parents accompanied him in carrying out the crime. Raju has been imprisoned for life.
The officials said that the health workers are fumigating the affected areas in the Uttar Pradesh district.
The two groups clashed and attacked each other with stones, following which two people were left injured, police said.
The district administration has restricted assembly of more than four people in public place, carrying of firearms and other weapons, celebratory firing, and use of "Chinese manjha", or glass-coated kite string.
With one more injured worker in UP’s Shamli firecracker factory explosion succumbing to his injuries, the death toll has mounted to five.
Harpal Singh, 50, had been in prison for the last five years on charges of raping the woman, aged 16 at the time of the incident.
The gruesome incident has taken place in UP’s Muzaffarnagar, where according to the police teenager was allegedly raped by two men.
Preetinder Singh, DIG, Saharanpur range said the order came on Friday on the directive of the Election Commission, which stated that police officers cannot remain posted in the district going to polls if they have served in the same place for at least three years.
The alleged incident happened in Muzzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The complaint flied by the woman's family alleges harassment for dowry for months following which, she was poisoned to death.
During interrogation, Sumit Kumar confessed to police that he stabbed his father to death for establishing a same-sex relationship with another man,which in his opinion was tarnishing the reputation of the family.
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The former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BSP chief Mayawati said it would help heals the wounds caused by the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.
The 6-hour long mahapanchayat platform had over 70 speakers addressing the crowd which included not just farmers but people from all trades in rural areas.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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