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Protests grow more vehement over 9-year-old Dalit girl’s rape in Delhi Cantonment, Kejriwal responds a day later

The minor girl, who belonged to the Dalit community, lived with her parents in Purana Nangal in the Delhi Cantonment area, close to the crematorium. On Sunday, she had gone to the crematorium to fetch some cold water from the water cooler at around 5.30 pm and never returned.

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A nine-year-old girl was raped and murdered and her body was forcibly cremated by her four men including a priest in Delhi’s Old Nangal village. The accused identified Radhey Shyam (priest), Kuldeep, Laxmi Narain and Salim have been arrested by the Delhi police and sent to judicial custody. The probe into the case is on. The locals are holding protests against the crime, demanding justice for the nine-year-old.

The minor girl, who belonged to the Dalit community, lived with her parents in Purana Nangal in the Delhi Cantonment area, close to the crematorium. On Sunday, she had gone to the crematorium to fetch some cold water from the water cooler at around 5.30 pm and never returned.

Around 6 pm, the crematorium’s priest, and three others, known to the girl’s mother, called her to the crematorium and showed her daughter’s body claiming that she got electrocuted while getting water from the cooler.

The child’s mother said that there were burn marks on her wrist and elbow and her lips had turned blue, a senior police official told news agency PTI.

The priest and his companions dissuaded the girl’s mother from making a call to police, saying they will register a case and during the post-mortem, doctors will steal the girl’s organs, so it was better to cremate her, the officer said.

The girl was eventually cremated but the child’s parents raised a hue and cry that it was done without their consent. A crowd of 200 villagers gathered there and a PCR call was made from the spot, the police said.

Delhi’s Women and Child Development Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam on Monday visited the bereaved family of the minor girl and assured them of a magisterial inquiry if the police do not investigate the incident properly.

Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Azad condemned the incident and tweeted that their struggle will continue till justice is done, His team also visited the victim’s family on Monday and offered their support.

However, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal condemned the incident after almost 24 hours. He tweeted: The murder of a 9-year-old child in Delhi after the brutality is very shameful. There is a need to improve law and order in Delhi. The culprits should be given capital punishment at the earliest. Going to meet the victim’s family tomorrow, will do everything possible to help the family in this fight for justice.

Meanwhile, people on social media compared the incident with Hathras gang-rape in which a 19-year-old Dalit woman was gang-raped and killed by four upper-caste men in Uttar Pradesh’s Boolgarhi village last September.

The complaint has been registered under section 164 of the CrPC. SC/ST Act and POCSO Act will be added in the FIR, the police said.

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In other India news, Assam and Mizoram have decided to settle their war of FIRs, claims, and counter-claims following the July 26 shooting in which 5 policemen of Assam were killed by Mizoram Police.

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Thief snatches gold chain from woman’s neck in Rajasthan, video recorded on CCTV | Watch

According to reports, the police were informed about the incident after which the CO CT Deepchand reached the place of the crime to investigate the matter further. It was reported that the police have assessed the CCTV footage and have also looked into the nearby CCTV footage of the area to nab the perpetrator.

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A video has reportedly come to the light from Rajasthan’s Bikaner where a woman sitting on a scooter with her son was subjected to theft after a man out of nowhere snatched the chain off of the woman’s neck. The incident is reportedly from Nayashehar Area where a scooty-borne woman had parked near a shop to buy something.

In the video, a scooter-borne woman, along with her kid, can be seen waiting outside a shop where another man can also be seen standing. The woman while waiting for the shopkeeper to fetch her the things she wanted to buy, was taken aback by the nearby man.

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The man, out of nowhere, snatched the gold chain of the woman and dashed away and after taking a bit to process what happened, the woman chased after him, leaving her young son behind on the scooter. The shopkeeper can also be seen rushing outside to see what happened.

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According to reports, the police were informed about the incident after which the CO CT Deepchand reached the place of the crime to investigate the matter further. It was reported that the police have assessed the CCTV footage and have also looked into the nearby CCTV footage of the area to nab the perpetrator.

Twitter reaction

After the video went viral many users came forward to remark on the incident one user came forward and victim blamed the woman in the video by stating that despite women repeatedly being told to be vigil and alert and to abstain from wearing gold jewelry, they still continue to be conscious at all, implying that it was the woman’s fault that she was robbed.

Another user added to the conversation with a novel take and highlighted how she abandoned her son to chase after the thief and termed her as a mad woman, suggesting how she should have been mindful of her child before resorting to drastic measures.

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Bank holidays in December 2022: Banks to remain closed for 14 days, check full list here

Those who are planning to visit banks this month should go through the holiday calendar first to avoid any inconvenience.

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Bank holidays in December 2022: Banks to remain closed for 14 days, check full list here

Banks will be closed for up to 14 days in December. Those who are planning to visit banks this month should go through the holiday calendar first to avoid any inconvenience.

Both private and government banks will be shut for 14 days in the upcoming month but online banking services will be available on all occasions. Banks holidays may differ from state to state. Goa Liberation Day, Christmas, and Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birthday are some of the occasions when banks will be closed.

Here’s the list of bank holidays in December 2022.

December 3: Banks will remain closed in Panaji, Goa on the occasion of the Feast of St Francis Xavier. December 4: First Sunday of the month.

December 10: Second Saturday of the month. December 11: Second Sunday of the month.

December 12: Banks will remain closed in Shillong and largely around Meghalaya, to commemorate Pa-Togan Nengminja Sangma on the Garo tribe leader’s death anniversary.

December 18: Third Sunday of the month.

December 19: Banks in Panaji (Goa) are listed to remain shut on the occasion of Goa Liberation Day.

December 24: While banks in Shillong and around Meghalaya are listed to remain shut on the occasion of the Christmas Festival (Christmas Eve), banks in other parts of the country will also be non-operational as the day is the fourth Saturday of the month.

December 25: Fourth Sunday of the month.

December 26: In Aizawl (Mizoram), Gangtok (Sikkim), and Shillong (Meghalaya) banks will remain closed on Christmas Celebration/Losoong/Namsoong.

December 29: Banks across Chandigarh will be shut to mark Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday.

December 30: On U Kiang Nangbah banks will be closed in and around Shillong to commemorate the freedom fighter.

December 31: Banks in Aizawl and across Mizoram will be shut to mark the celebration of New Year’s Eve.

RBI has divided holidays into three categories: Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act, Holiday under the Negotiable Instruments Act and Real-Time Gross Settlement Holidays, and Banks’ Closing of Accounts.

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80-year-old dies during police raid at residence of wanted criminal in Jharkhand’s Khunti, magisterial inquiry underway

According to the reports, the Torpa police reached the home of the wanted criminal, Izhar Ansari alias Kalu, to nab him who was accused of selling banned meat.

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80-year-old dies during police raid at residence of wanted criminal in Jharkhand's Khunti, magisterial inquiry underway

An 80-year-old man died while the police were conducting a raid at the home of a wanted criminal in Jharkhand. The incident happened in Rodo Islampur village of Khunti district at around 12:30 pm on Saturday.

According to the reports, the Torpa police reached the home of the wanted criminal, Izhar Ansari alias Kalu, to nab him. However, Kalu’s father, Mohd Nizamuddin Ansari, died during the raid. The police were on a mission to arrest Kalu, who was accused of selling banned meat.

Reportedly, Torpa police station in-charge Satyajit Kumar along with other officials reached Rodo village to arrest Kalu. When they reached his home, the doors were locked. Initially, the police asked the family to open the door, but when no one opened it for about an hour, they broke it.

The villagers allege that the police barged into the house of Kalu by breaking three doors. Kalu’s wife, children, father and other members were present in the house. The villagers alleged that Kalu’s father suffered a heart attack when he heard the policemen’s voice.

Soon after, the villagers and Kalu’s relatives got furious and created a ruckus. The villagers blamed the police for Kalu’s father’s demise.

A family member said those people came inside and behaved very rudely. She said the police entered the house with a camera and when she asked them not to shoot because there are girls, they said they will blur their picture. She said she requested them not to create chaos because there are two patients in the house.

She claimed that they asked for the license but they didn’t show and entered the house. She stated that they dragged out her grandfather, who was the heart patient and he died on spot. They also used abusive language, she added.

After getting the information, SDO Aniket Sachan, LRDC Jitendra Munda, SDPO, and other officers reached the location at around 2:30 pm and tried to pacify the situation. Khunti SP Aman Kumar said prima facie states police were not involved in the death of a senior citizen.

Based on the allegations by the family members, SP Kumar said a case has been registered, and a magisterial inquiry will also be conducted in this regard.

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