Around the City

Cloudy day ahead

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, NOV. 29.NOV. 29.NOV. A cloudy sky and misty morning will greet Delhiites this Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature likely to be around 11 degree Celsius.

While Safdarjung recorded a maximum of 26.2 and a minimum of 11.8 degree Celsius,

at Palam it was 25.7 and 10 degree Celsius respectively. The maximum humidity recorded at Safdarjung and Palam was 91 and 97 per cent, while the minimum was 40 and 33 per cent respectively.

Held for murder

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, NOV. 29.NOV. 29.NOV. A 25-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his 23-year-old sister-in-law to death at Timarpur on Sunday and fled with some jewellery and cash, was arrested by the North Delhi police early this morning.

The incident occurred late on Sunday night when Mahinder allegedly stabbed Bharti and fled with jewellery and cash kept in the house. The police mounted raids and arrested him this morning. During interrogation, he revealed that he murdered Bharti because he had got frustrated due to daily altercations between her and his mother.

The police said Mahinder earlier worked as a waiter at Taj Mehal Hotel on Mansingh Road but lost the job about two months ago.

In another case reported from Seelampur in North-East Delhi this afternoon, the body of a young woman was found stuffed in a sack and dumped in a drain. While the deceased is yet to be identified, the police said the hands and legs had been tied. There was no apparent injury on the body, but the police suspect that she had been strangled. The body has been preserved for identification and a murder case registered at Seelampur police station.

Burglary bid

at bank

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, NOV. 29.NOV. 29.NOV. The main door of a cooperative bank was found broken at Paschim Vihar in West Delhi today. However, nothing was found missing from the bank.

According to the police, a call was received around 8-45 a.m. in which the caller said that the doors to the Delhi Cooperative Bank, located on first floor of A-Block, DDA Market, in Paschim Vihar, had been broken.

The police reached the spot and found that the intruders had tried to lay their hands on whatever they could but their attempt failed. They did manage to break into the manager's chamber, the police said. However, the strong room was left undamaged. Later, the Bank authorities told the police that nothing was found missing. The police said it was not clear if an insider was involved in the incident.

A case of attempted burglary has been registered at Paschim Vihar police station and further investigations are on.

Fake regulators recovered

NEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHINEW DELHI, NOV. 29.NOV. 29.NOV. Raw material sufficient to manufacture about 1,000 duplicate gas regulators was recovered from a factory at Farsh Bazar in East Delhi on Sunday. Four persons have been arrested.

Acting on a tip-off that some people were manufacturing duplicate gas regulators, the police sent a decoy to strike a deal. One of the suspects asked the decoy to receive the regulator near Bihari Colony at Farsh Bazar. As soon as the deal was struck, the police arrested the accused, later identified as Mohammad Arif.

At his instance, the police raided the factory and arrested three more accused, Mohammad Suhail, Qasim and Sadah. During interrogation, they revealed that Salim, a resident of Meerut in Uttar Pradesh, owned the factory. The police are trying to track him down.

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