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Bangladesh woman gang rape case: 12 accused convicted, life imprisonment for 7



 A Karnataka Special Court on Friday convicted all 12 persons accused in connection with the gang rape of a Bangladeshi woman in Bengaluru.

The case trial ended in conviction of all the 12 accused, of whom seven have been given life imprisonment.

The case has been disposed of in a record time with detection by 3-day investigation in 28 days and trial completed in three months.

The investigation showed speedy justice to the victim.

The police department has appreciated the investigation team, the trial monitoring team and special public prosecutor, Veeranna Tigadi.

One of the accused has been sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment while two other accused have been convicted under the offences within the Foreigner’s Act for nine months of imprisonment.

The brutal incident of gang rape of a Bangladeshi woman was reported from Kanaka Nagar under the Ramamurthy Nagar police station in Bangalore city on May 18, 2021.

The incident drew a lot of public attention, both for the heinous nature and brazenness of the accused, in not only committing the horrific crime but also recording it on a smartphone and making the video viral.

Case was registered in Ramamurthy Nagar police station and sections 120 (b), 201, 204, 323, 243, 433, 66 (b), 378, 376 (d), 376, 384, 504, 506 of IPC.

Following the rape incident, the Bengaluru city police sprung into action and special teams were constituted by the Commissioner of Police.

The team detected the case within three days by arresting 12 accused in total, of whom 11 were illegal immigrants from Bangladesh and one from Bengaluru.

To deliver speedy justice, the investigation was taken up on war footing using all scientific aids at disposal such as DNA analysis, electronic evidence, mobile forensics, finger print evidence, voice sampling etc.

The case was charge sheeted in a record time of 28 days.

The Karnataka government appointed Veeranna Tigadi to conduct the prosecution and special trial monitoring team headed by an ACP rank officer was constituted. This was done to monitor the trial process ensuring no delays are caused.

A total of 44 witnesses were examined by the judge and the trial was completed in a record time of less than three months.

The accused persons, who are convicted for rigorous life imprisonment are Chand Miya aka Sobuj, Mohammed Rifakdul Islam aka Hridoy Babu, Mohammad Alamin Hossien aka Rofsanmandal, Rakibul Islam aka Sagar, Mohammed Babu Sheikh, Mohammed Dalim, Azim Hussain.

The sixth accused, Tanya Khan is being sentenced to 20 years imprisonment, ninth accused Mohammed Jamal sentenced to 5 years imprisonment and 10th accused was acquitted as he turned approver in the case.

Accused number 11 and 12 were convicted for offences under the Foreigners Act for nine months of imprisonment.


US: Apple, Lululemon, Foot Locker & Other Stores Looted After Riots In Philadelphia




Philadelphia: In a shocking incident several stores including popular stores were looted by a crowd of juveniles on Tuesday (September 26) in Pennsylvania’s largest city. Several videos of the loot are doing rounds on social media. It can be seen in the video that a large crowd of juveniles barge into the stores and loot expensive items from the stores. An Apple Store was also looted by the juveniles in Philadelphia’s Center City.

The stores that were looted include famous stores like Apple, Lululemon and Footlocker

The stores that were looted include famous stores like Apple, Lululemon and Foot Locker. There are reports that the watchman at the Foot Locker store was assaulted by the mob. The Philadelphia Police have denied the claims that the robberies has any connection with the demonstrations and protests held over the death of Eddie Irizarry.

Crowd looting several stores one by one in Philadelphia

The videos that are going viral on social media shows crowd looting several stores one by one in Philadelphia. A video shows that youngsters barge into the Apple store and steal iPhones, iPads and other Apple devices from the store and flee from the store. There are videos that show that the stores are ransacked and the front glass of the Footlocker store is broken and all the accessories are lying on the floor after the crowd left the store after looting it.

Police said that it has activated Citywide Rapid Response

Police said that it has activated Citywide Rapid Response after the incident of riot and loot in the City Centre area. The police said that it had activated the Citywide Rapid Response after the large crowds of people were gathering and rioting and engaging in extensive looting. The Police further said that incidents of multiple stores have been broken into were reported. The Police have also advised people to refrain from going to the City Center area.

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Ujjain: 12-Yr-Old Girl Raped, Walked Semi-Naked On Road For 2.5 Hrs, Denied Help By Locals; Disturbing 




Ujjain: In a disturbing incident from Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district, a 12-year-old girl, after she was raped, was refused help by residents as she kept pleading for help from home to home while bleeding and in a semi-naked condition, showed a video that has surfaced, once again raising question marks on tall claims made by leaders on safety of girl child and women in society.

According to police, the girl was found with injuries on Monday evening near Dandi Ashram on Badnagar Road which falls under the Mahakal police station area.

The girl’s clothes were torn and there were also blood stains on her body as she had bled heavily. Shocking details emerged about the case as the girl, with nowhere to go, had to ask for help in the colonies of Sanvarakhedi Simhastha Bypass. However, a video clip showed the girl being shooed away even as she asked for help from the people.

The girl, who reportedly walked for more than eight kilometres and over two-and-a-half hours, was finally helped by a priest of an ashram where she reached on foot. The girl was given a towel by the priest so she could cover herself and then taken to the district hospital for a check-up.

From there, she was taken to the Indore hospital and she had also lost blood. The police personnel came to her rescue and volunteered for blood donation.

However, when the senior police officials asked the girl what happened, her replies were not coherent as the girl was understably not out of the trauma.

Ujjain police chief Sachin Sharma informed that a police team had been formed to nab the accused and said that a case has also been registered under the stringent Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) act as rape was confirmed.

Police also said that the girl’s accent indicates of hints that she is from Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh. However, she has not given all details by her yet and also claimed that something wrong was done with her mother too, but couldn’t elaborate further on her comments. Investigation is underway in the case.

Abhay News channel, which covers news and developments from Ujjain, reported on the incident and also showed the shocking visuals on its news programme.

Meanwhile, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath also posted on X about the incident. “It is heart-wrenching to see a case of extremely cruel abuse of a small girl in Ujjain,” said the Congress leader in his tweet.

“Madhya Pradesh is becoming the most unsafe state for daughters. For this government, the safety of daughters is only a matter of advertisements and speeches,” wrote Kamal Nath in another post.

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Thane Crime: Man Held For Strangling His Mentally-Challenged Daughter To Death In Dombivli




Thane, September 25: A 35-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly strangling his 10-year-old mentally-challenged daughter to death in their house in Thane district of Maharashtra a day before, police said on Monday. The couple has four daughters, aged between 5 to 14, and the youngest of them lives with her grandparents in their native village, a police official said.

Agrahari is an alcoholic and used to beat his wife

The accused Manoj Agrahari allegedly strangled his daughter, Lovely, at their home in Dombivli when other members had gone out, an official said quoting the FIR. Agrahari is an alcoholic and used to beat his wife, he said.

The accused works at a grocery shop while his wife is employed at a company

The accused works at a grocery shop while his wife is employed at a company in the MIDC area of Dombivli. The victim, Lovely, has been mentally challenged and also speech and hearing impaired since her birth.

When the girl rushed home she saw her sister lying dead on bed and alerted her mother

According to the complaint, Agrahari went to the scrap shop where his 14-year-old daughter was working on Sunday and told her that Lovely was dead. When the girl rushed home she saw her sister lying dead on bed and alerted her mother, the official said. Police have registered a case of murder under the Indian Penal Code and conducting further investigation.

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