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Hyderabad student murdered by lover

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Hyderabad, Sep 13: A Class 12 student, whose body was found on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Tuesday, was murdered by her lover, police said on Wednesday.

The boy was arrested by the police, a day after the decomposed body of Chandni Jain was found on the hillocks near Ameenpur at Madinaguda. Locals who spotted the body alerted police.

The 17-year-old girl, a resident of Miyapur, was missing since Saturday and police had registered a case of kidnapping.

The case was solved after scanning CCTV footage, which showed the girl along with a youth getting down from an auto-rickshaw and walking towards the bushes.

He was later identified as Sai Kiran, who was her classmate from Class 6 to 10.

Interestingly, Sai Kiran had also visited Jain’s house on Tuesday to console her family members.

The accused told the police they were in love for last two years but he was trying to avoid her for the last few months.

The girl apparently was pressurising him to continue the relationship and marry her, so he decided to get rid of her.

On Saturday, he took her to the Ameenpur hillocks and during a heated argument assaulted her. He later pushed her down the hillock, leading to her death.

The victim’s father Kishore Jain, a businessman, suspects that the boy was not alone in committing the crime. He said some others might have helped him.

The girl had left the house on Saturday evening to meet some friends. When she did not return home till late in the night, the family lodged a complaint with police.

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Bigg Boss Kannada set gutted in fire at Innovative Film City near Bengaluru

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Bengaluru, Feb 22: A major fire broke out on Thursday at the Innovative Film City in Bidadi, about 40 km from here, which gutted the sets of reality show “Bigg Boss Kannada” and melted down a wax museum, police said.

The fire service personnel have doused the blaze. There were no casualties in the incident, Sub-Inspector A.V. Kumar told news agency IANS.

“The fire is suspected to have broken out at about 3 a.m., and has completely burned down the ‘Bigg Boss Kannada’ set and a wax museum,” Kumar said.

The cause of the fire was under investigation, he said.

Goods worth few lakhs of rupees, were estimated to have been destroyed in the fire.

Innovative Film City, situated in Ramanagara district, is an entertainment park and film studio that houses several reality television shows’ sets and museums.

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AAP minister detained for protest against Chief Secretary

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New Delhi, Feb 22: AAP minister Rajendra Pal Gautam was detained here on Thursday as he was moving towards Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s residence along with some party workers to protest against the “casteist remarks” made by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.

This came two days after the Aam Aadmi Party’s Ambedkar Nagar MLA Ajay Dutt filed a police complaint against Prakash for making the remarks during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence on Monday night.

A party official said the protest was also called against the “biased inquiry” done by the Delhi Police against their MLAs — Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal — who were taken into judicial custody on Wednesday for allegedly assaulting the Chief Secretary.

AAP minister Imran Hussain was manhandled at the Delhi Secretariat by a crowd protesting against the alleged assault and his Personal Secretary Himanshu Singh was beaten up, according to multiple video clips from the Secretariat.

The party complained that no action was taken against those who attacked Hussain and his aide.

The Chief Secretary on Tuesday alleged that he was beaten up by the two MLAs in the presence of Kejriwal at the Chief Minister’s residence on Monday night, where he had been called for an emergency meeting.

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Delhi metro’s Blue Line faces snag

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New Delhi, Feb 21: Train services on Delhi Metro’s Blue Line (Dwarka sector 21-Noida City Centre/Vaishali) were affected for close to 30 minutes on Wednesday due to signalling issue at two interlocking stations, the DMRC said.

“Due to signalling issue at interlocking stations of Subhash Nagar and Rajouri Garden of Line-3, train IDs were lost around 12.30 p.m. for trains falling in this zone, resulting in delays as they were locally controlled,” Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) said in a statement.

“Central control for these two interlocking stations was restored at 1 p.m. and trains are now being regularised as per normal IDs,” the statement added.

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