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Foggy morning

NEW DELHI JAN. 2. Delhiites will wake up to a foggy morning on Monday. The weatherman has forecast a partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundery developments or light rains in some areas of the Capital. The minimum temperature is expected to hover around 8 degrees Celsius.

The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded at Safdarjung on Sunday were 21.8 degrees Celsius and 9.0 degrees Celsius respectively. At Palam, the maximum and minimum temperatures stood at 19.6 degrees Celsius and 9.1 degrees Celsius.

While Safdarjung and Palam recorded maximum relative humidity of 100 per cent each, the minimum relative humidity at the two places was 67 per cent and 75 per cent.

Three held for eve-teasing

NEW DELHI JAN. 2. Three young men were arrested on charges of teasing some women living in a temporary shelter home at Aram Bagh in Paharganj on Saturday.

According to the police, they were informed that three young men from Mandir Marg had gone to the tents erected for homeless women and men at Aram Bagh to tease some women who earlier lived in the tents erected outside Palika Hostel after they were thrown out of the hostel by the Government agencies.

The police said the accused knew the women for the past few months. On Saturday they went to meet them outside Palika Hostel, they were informed that the women had shifted to a tent at Aram Bagh. The accused then coerced the hostel security guard to take them to the tent, where the guard apparently informed the male members of the temporary shelter home. They called in the police and got the three arrested.

Auto-lifters nabbed

NEW DELHI JAN. 2. Two young men, who were allegedly involved in auto-lifting cases, were arrested from Timarpur in North-West Delhi on December 31.

The accused, Saleem and Imran, were intercepted during a routine patrol while they were moving in a stolen motorcycle. The vehicle was found stolen from Adarsh Nagar. At their instance, the police recovered another motorcycle and a Maruti car. The police said Saleem was involved in seven criminal cases and had been externed from Delhi last November for six months.


NEW DELHI JAN. 2. Five people, who were allegedly planning to commit a dacoity in a bus, were arrested at Welcome in North-East Delhi on Saturday.

Acting on a tip-off that some criminals were planning to rob the passengers of a bus plying on route No. 982 near Dhobi Ghat at Welcome, the police laid a trap and arrested them around 7 p.m. Knives were recovered from their possession. The accused were identified as Chand, Yusuf Pakistani, Dilshad Shubrati, Mohammad Illiyas and Akbar Ali, all residents of Welcome.


NEW DELHI JAN. 2. During a drive launched on January 1, the North Delhi police arrested nine criminals under various provisions.

Also, a registered bad character, Mohammad Akil, was arrested from Sadar Bazar, after 500 gm charas was recovered from his possession. During interrogation, he disclosed that he was the bad character of Bara Hindu Rao police station. The police said a proclaimed offender in a criminal case, Ravinder Singh, was arrested from Chandni Chowk.

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