Ghaziabad: A youth was shot dead by five unidentified criminals on Sunday at Delhi-Saharanpur road in Loni area of Ghaziabad.According to the police, the incident took place near Uttaranchal Society in Loni area around 3 am on Sunday when the deceased was coming home along with his two elder brothers. Cops said that the deceased has been identified as Zuber(24), who was a cab driver. “The deceased was returning home along with two elder brothers, Shahnawaz and Sabu from a factory,” said police. Shahnawaz, elder brother of the deceased said that nearly five men shot at Zuber during a robbery attempt. “We were returning home around 3 am on Sunday when a few masked assailants stopped us and asked for money. When we refused, they started thrashing us and during the scuffle one of the assailants shot two bullets on Juber and fled away from the spot when he fell down on road,” said Shahnawaz. Victim’s family alleged that police lodged FIR against only two persons while five persons are involved in the incident. Meanwhile, the police officials said that the family of deceased has suspected a man of killing Zuber in order to take revenge. “Victim’s kin told police that Zuber, on Saturday night, had a fight with a man identified as Anuj who works as labourer at a nearby factory. Anuj was beaten up by Zuber during the fight and they suspect that Anuj had killed Zuber in order to take revenge,” said Neeraj Kumar Jadaun, Superintendent of Police (Rural), Ghaziabad. “Following the incident, we have arrested the prime accused Anuj from his house on Sunday morning. We have interrogated him who confessed to have committed the crime along with his friends. We are further questioning him and trying to arrest other persons involved in the incident” added Jadaun. Police have registered an FIR under the section of 302 (murder) against Anuj and his one of his associates at Loni Police station.
He said that the Government will carry out a public awareness campaign against the Speaker.Abeywardena said that if the Speaker followed normal procedures the incidents seen in Parliament over the past few days would not have taken place. (Colombo Gazette) The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) today urged the public to blame Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and not Parliamentarians for the disgraceful incidents witnessed in Parliament over the past few days.Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) member and United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said that the public outrage at the events which took place in Parliament over the past few days should be directed at the Speaker. He told reporters today that the actions of the Speaker resulted in the events which took place in Parliament over the past few days. Abeywardena also said that similar incidents were seen in the Japanese Parliament as well where MPs had clashed.
A woman was injured in a robbery on Robinson Street in Simcoe early Saturday morning.The woman was walking east on Robinson Street near Norfolk Street South at about 3:30 a.m. when she was approached from behind by an unknown man demanding money.The man brandished an edged weapon and injured the woman before fleeing the area on foot, Norfolk OPP said in a media release.The woman ran to her residence where she called 911. She was transported to hospital for treatment of her injuries and released.Police searched the area but did not find the suspect, who is described as a white male, about six-feet tall with a deep toned voice. He was wearing shorts and a hoodie-style sweatshirt at the time of the incident.Norfolk County OPP Crime Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1- 888 – 310 – 1122. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com.