Category: Crime

SCPCR sends third summon to purported victim & her husband

The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) has sent the third summon to the woman who had accused Dwarahat MLA Mahesh Negi of sexual exploitation and her husband for alleged illegal DNA testing of her daughter who she has claimed was allegedly fathered by Negi. The commission had sent the first summon to the woman and her...

Woman accusing Dwarahat MLA of sexual exploitation declines to proceed with USCW hearings

Thursday, 08 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun The woman who had accused the Dwarahat MLA Mahesh Negi of sexual exploitation has refused to proceed with the hearings in the Uttarakhand State Commission for Women (USCW). A few weeks ago, the woman herself sent a complaint letter to the chairperson of the commission, Vijay Barthwal stating that she wants justice for her...

Sahaspur gangrape shamed U’khand: Pritam

Monday, 05 October 2020 | PNS | Dehradun Says the incident highlights the pathetic condition of law and order in the state The Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pritam Singh has said that the incident of alleged gang rape in the Sahaspur area of Dehradun has shamed ‘Devbhoomi ‘ Uttarakhand.  The PCC president went to the residence of the victim on Sunday...

Dial 100 or 112 immediately against eve-teasing: Shweta Choubey

In view of continued occurrence of eve-teasing incidents in various areas of Dehradun, the superintendent of police (SP), city, Shweta Choubey appealed to women to call the police immediately when any such incidents happen to them or nearby. Many teenage girls and women have stated that they have been harassed in the areas in the vicinity of Astley Hall,...

MLA & wife booked for sexual assault & criminal intimidation

A case was filed in Nehru Colony police station against Dwarahat MLA Mahesh Negi and his wife Reeta Negi on Sunday on the orders of the Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate-V (ACJM-V) after hearing a petition by the woman who has accused Negi of sexual assault.  Last month, Negi’s wife had filed a police complaint against the woman who had accused Negi of...

12 coaching centres served notices in Dehradun

In the aftermath of coaching class inferno in Surat, where more than 20 students lost their lives, the Dehradun chief fire officer Sandeep Kumar Rana has issued notices to 12 coaching institutes which were operating without adopting fire safety measures in the provisional state capital. The Director General (DG), Law and Order, Ashok Kumar said, “In Dehradun, there are...

Three dead and nine injured in road accident

Three persons died and nine were injured after a bus collided with a jeep taxi near Lachmoli Bazaar in Devprayag on the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway 58. One of the deceased has been identified as Soni Nautiyal, resident of Agastyamuni. She was the mother of two minor passengers Priyanshi Nautiyal (3) and Prince Nautiyal (5), who suffered injury in the...

Father tracked in the case of abandoned infant girl

It the shocking case of an infant girl found dead in the garbage under Gandhigram Bridge on May 23, police have identified the father of the infant. According to the police the infant had several birth anomalies and at the time doctors handed her over to the father, it was evident that the infant would not survive long even...

Body of abandoned infant girl sent for post mortem

The body of an infant girl found near Gandhigram Bridge on Thursday evening was sent for post-mortem on Friday. Investigation is underway in a similar case under Patelnagar police station area wherein an infant girl was found dead about a week ago. Expressing grief on the case State Minister of Women and Child Welfare Rekha Arya said, “If there...

3 arrested for revenue theft through fake RTO website

In cases of fraudulent Regional Transport Office (RTO) website being used to steal revenue from the Government of Uttarakhand, district police arrested three accused, while one is still at large. The case came to light when Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Arvind Pandey during checking found that many vehicles that are operating in district had tax receipts that were...