Crime News and Updates of Delhi NCR Diary 20 March
Delhi Police Busts Extortion Racket, Four Arrested
Delhi Police claimed to have busted an extortion racket which was being run from high security Tihar jail here, following the arrest of Naveen alias Bali — a close aide of dreaded criminal Neeraj Bawania — and his three associates. According to police, Naveen who was lodged in Tihar jail was running the racket with the help of Vishal, Nizam (a Sharp-shooter of the Bawania gang) and Santosh Bahadur, who is a resident of Nepal.
Three fire-arms, mobile phone instruments and SIM cards used in commission of crime have been recovered from their possession and an extortion racket, being run from the Tihar Jail has been busted, he added.
Police has received a tip off that some criminals were trying to extort money from a businessmen. Further probe revealed that Naveen, presently lodged in Tihar jail and earlier in Faridabad Jail, is the mastermind of an extortion racket. He has previously been involved in 14 cases of murder, robbery/dacoity, attempt to murder, extortion, arms act, abduction etc. Read more…
Notorious criminal Naveen Bali, in jail for the past two years, has been interrogated for making the calls and arrested afresh in the case, along with three aides who allegedly did the ground work for him outside the prison.
The Supreme Court Women Lawyers Association took umbrage at the comments of advocates ML Sharma and AP Singh in the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’ and sought a ban on their entry into the apex court premises. The two lawyers represented the accused in the Nirbhaya case.
The petition, filed through advocate Mahalakshmi Pavani, said, “The comments made in the documentary (by the two advocates) are inhumane, scandalous, unjustifiable, biased, outrageous and ill-minded and are a direct affront to and in violation of dignity of women, especially the women practising in the Supreme Court. These comments have caused a sense of insecurity, indignation and fear among the female lawyers practising in the Supreme Court.” Read more…