Two arrested for raping minors

Two persons were arrested for allegedly raping and sodomising two minors in two separate incidents on Thursday. In the first incident, a three-year-old girl was drugged and allegedly raped by the husband of a play school owner. The accused has been arrested.

"The incident took place last Monday in a play school in Sagarpur area. It was reported to police on Wednesday when victim's family came to know of it. A day after the incident, the girl fell ill and her family members admitted her to a hospital where doctors informed them that she has been raped," a police officer said. In the second incident, a 23-year-old boy was arrested for allegedly sodomising an eight-year-old boy in Vasant Kunj, South Delhi.

Nigerian arrested with Rs 1.5 crore cocaine

New Delhi: A Nigerian national was arrested on Wednesday night with 800 gram of cocaine pegged to worth around Rs 1.5 crore, police said. Police said Amachi Jude Onyeka was apprehended from Saidullajab area when he came there to allegedly deliver the consignment to a customer. "Two patrolling policemen signaled an autorickshaw to stop for routine checking. Two Nigerian nationals tried to get out of the vehicle and flee, but the policemen managed to overpower one. Efforts are on to catch the other," a police officer said.

HC asks gurdwara poll panel to recognise party

New Delhi: The Directorate of Gurdwara Elections (DGE) was on Thursday asked by the Delhi High Court to recognise Dashmesh Sewa Society (DSS) as a religious party and allot it a reserved symbol for the upcoming polls for the Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Management Committee. Justice Rajiv Shakdher also set aside an order passed by the directorate on February 2, 2012, which had been challenged by the DSS.

Sunny day, but cold winds play spoilsport

New Delhi: Chilly winds played spoilsport for Delhiites on Thursday though the sun was out and mercury remained above normal level. The minimum temperature hovered around 9.5 degrees Celsius while the maximum was recorded at 21.6 degrees Celsius, both one degree above normal. The city had been witnessing relatively warm weather for past few days. The Weatherman predicted mainly clear sky on Friday. The minimum and maximum are likely to remain at 9 and 22 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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