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Abdullahs under ‘house arrest’ on Pulwama anniversary



Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, his father and sitting MP Farooq Abdullah and their other family members were on Sunday put under “house arrest” by the authorities in Srinagar.

Omar Abdullah in a series of tweets said that he and his family, including his father Farooq, have been put under house arrest by authorities. On the second anniversary of the Pulwama attack, Omar said that they have been “locked up” at their house without any explanation.

In a Twitter thread, the former chief minister said, “Chalo, your new model of democracy means that we are kept in our homes without explanation but on top of that the staff that works in the house aren’t being allowed in and then you are surprised that I’m still angry & bitter,” adding “This is the ‘naya/new J&K’ after Aug 2019. We get locked up in our homes with no explanation. It’s bad enough they’ve locked my father (a sitting MP) & me in our home, they’ve locked my sister & her kids in their home as well.”

He also posted photographs showing police vehicles outside the gates of his residence in the Gupkar area of the city.

Responding to his tweet, police said the movement of protected persons and VIPs was discouraged due to adverse inputs on the second anniversary of the Pulwama attack.

However, Omar asked the police to “please tell me under which law you have detained me in my home today”. “You can advise me not to leave my house but you can’t force me to stay in using security as an excuse,” he said.

The J&K Police tweeted two documents to counter Omar on the authorities preventing his movement. But these were marked to the BSF, CRPF, Army, police, security wing and Airforce authorities. One of these signals dated 13-02-2021 addressed to the SSP (Security) Srinagar and Dy. Director SSG, Srinagar read; “With reference to your communication regarding the visit of Ex CM J&K Sh Omar Abdullah, no VIP movement is to be allowed tomorrow in view of an imminent threat”….

The National Conference condemned the “arbitrary detention” of the party leaders and their family. The party demanded immediate lifting of these “uncalled for and unlawful measures”, the NC tweeted.

PDP president Mehbooba Mufti had on Saturday claimed that she was placed under house arrest and not allowed to visit to the family of Athar Mushtaq – – one of three alleged terrorists killed in an encounter in Parimpora locality in Srinagar in December.

source: The Statesman


4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee




Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

Source: ANI

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions



A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found



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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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