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Teen injects 13-year-old girl with anaesthesia, rapes her

Teen injects 13-year-old girl with anaesthesia, rapes her

Rajkot: The gruesome case of 13-year-old girl’s rape has come to light in Anjar town of Kutch district where the minor was sexually assaulted after being injected some anaesthesia. The alleged perpetrator of the crime, who has been arrested, was her 16-year-old friend who was working in a medical store in the town. The girl was raped on June 17, […]

Students made to clean toilets in govt school

Students made to clean toilets in govt school

Rajkot: The district primary education officer (DPEO) of Kutch has ordered an inquiry against a school where students were made to clean toilets earlier this month. The video of students from class VI to VIII cleaning the toilets of the school in Mota Reha village, some 16km from Bhuj went viral on Friday. The incident happened a day before the […]

Sonography machine seized, doctor flees

Sonography machine seized, doctor flees

Rajkot: A sonography machine was seized and the hospital from where it was found sealed in Gulabnagar area of Jamnagar on Thursday night. Dr Hiren Kanjaria, who runs Shivam Maternity Hospital, fled before the raid was conducted. The machine was seized after the district administration got a tip-off about the illegal practice of sex determination and sent a decoy couple. […]

RMC mulls congestion charges for parking on roads

RMC mulls congestion charges for parking on roads

Rajkot: Rajkot citizens will now have to be careful where to park their vehicles as the civic body is planning to impose ‘congestion charges’ from vehicles parked in no-parking zones and those obstructing the traffic. This charge will be over an above the penalty collected by the traffic police department. Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) plans to recover the charges for […]

Four get three years in jail for hunting blackbuck

Four get three years in jail for hunting blackbuck

Rajkot: Four persons were sentenced to three years in prison after they were found guilty of hunting a blackbuck by a fast track court in Vallabhipur in Bhavnagar district on Thursday. Chief judicial magistrate Autul Kumar also imposed penalty of Rs 5,000 each on the accused — Hasmukh Chudasama, Anil Chudasama, Vijay Rathod and Daya Rasani. One of the accused […]

Father-son duo thrashed, robbed

Father-son duo thrashed, robbed

Rajkot: A father-son duo was thrashed and of Rs 90,000 cash by five assailants at Digjam Circle in Jamnagar on Thursday night. According to the complaint filed by Pravingiri Gosai (50), a resident of Komalnagar area in Jamnagar, accused Yunus Mamad, Yusuf Mamad, Anwar Mamad, Saleem Yusuf and Moiyuddin Yunus, all residents of Ghichadagam area in Jamnagar, had committed the […]

Man arrested for abetment to suicide

Man arrested for abetment to suicide

Rajkot: A man was arrested for abetment to suicide on Thursday night after the suicide note left by an elderly person, who had ended his life by consuming acid in Kankot village on the outskirts of Rajkot on June 7, blamed him for driving him to suicide. Police identified the accused as Kalpesh Dangar, a resident of Virda Vajadi village […]