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Youth stabbed for opposing use of drugs in public toilet

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New Delhi, June 7:  A 21-year-old man was hacked to death for the cost of raising his voice against the wrong doings.

The crime took place in so-called Dilwalo ki Delhi where a youth was brutally stabbed for allegedly opposing a person using drugs in a public toilet here on Tuesday evening, a police officer said.

The deceased, Rahul was living in Mundka village of Nangloi and he, along with his mother used to work at a public toilet about 500 metre from Nangloi Metro Station.

“On Tuesday evening, a person came to use the toilet. Rahul’s mother found that he was using drugs in the toilet and opposed it,” a police officer told IANS.

Meanwhile, Rahul also arrived there and opposed the person from using the toilet.

“The guy left the toilet, but he along with two others came back at around 4.30 p.m and stabbed Rahul,” the officer said.

At 9.30 p.m on Tuesday, dozens of locals had gathered at the Nangloi Police Station demanding police to arrest the accused.

Rahul’s cousin Amit complained: “My little brother has been killed and no one here (police station) is listening to us.”

Meanwhile, Police arrested the two accused and recovered the weapon of offence – a Buttandar knife.

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Two actresses held in Hyderabad on charges of prostitution

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Hyderabad, Dec 17: A prostitution racket was busted here with the arrest of four persons, including two actresses from Mumbai, police said on Sunday.

The arrests were made during raids on two five-star hotels in posh Banjara Hills area late on Saturday night, police said.

Those arrested include an actress from Bollywood and another television actress. Two brokers, who were running the racket online and booking rooms in star hotels for the customers, were also taken into custody.

Police, however, have not identified the actresses. A police officer said two girls from Mumbai were arrested from the hotels. He said further investigations were on.

S. Ravinder, inspector at Panjgutta police station, said the police conducted the raid on a room at Taj Deccan following information that organised sex racket was being conducted.

Later, two more persons, including the television actress, were arrested from another star hotel in the same area.

This is not the first time that actresses have been arrested on charges of prostitution. In 2014, an actress from Mumbai was caught on similar charges. However she was acquitted by a court in December that year.

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Bhopal: Fire breaks out in shopping complex, 100 shops gutted

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More than 100 shops gutted in the fire which broke out in a shopping complex in Bhopal’s Bairagarh, more than 20 fire tenders at the spot, cause of fire yet to be ascertained

However, Fire fighting operations are underway at the shopping complex.

Army vehicle and jawans have reached the shopping complex to join in the fire fighting operation. More than 20 fire tenders at the spot.

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Jammu records lowest temperature, severe cold wave lashes J&K

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Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 17: The minimum temperature in Jammu city dropped to a minus 5.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday thereby recording the season’s lowest temperature as a severe cold wave has lashed Jammu and Kashmir.

“The minimum temperature in Jammu city was 5.1 degrees Celsius on Sunday and Saturday. This is the lowest recorded in the city this season so far,” a MET department official said

The cold wave conditions are likely to continue in the state during the next 48 hours and the night temperatures are likely to drop further due to clear night sky.

“The minimum temperature was minus 3.7 degrees Celsius in Srinagar while it was minus 9.2 in Pahalgam and minus 7.5 in Gulmarg.

“Kargil was the coldest town in the state on Sunday as the minimum dropped to a minus 13.4 degrees Celsius which was followed by Leh where it dropped to minus 12.2 degrees Celsius.

“The minimum temperatures in Katra town was 7.2, in Batote 4.2, Bannihal 1.7, Bhaderwah minus 0.2 and in Udhampur it was 3.1 degrees Celsius,” the official added.

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