Sanjeev K Jha

In his reporting career of over 20 years, Sanjeev K Jha has covered bureaucracy, politics, ISI activities in border areas, music and Bollywood. Presently, he covers crime in the national Capital.

Articles by Sanjeev K Jha

Tillu Tajpuriya killed 10 days after murder plan hatched: Police charge sheet

Six suspects planned the May 2 murder of gangster Sunil Maan alias Tillu Tajpuriya in Tihar jail as revenge for his involvement in another murder.

Gangster Tillu Tajpuriya was killed on May 2. (File)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 04:54 AM IST

Tillu Tajpuria murder: Four Tihar inmates booked for murder

On May 2, Tajpuria was stabbed over 100 times by four members of the rival Gogi gang in the courtyard of jail number 8 of Tihar Central Prison, and in full view of the security personnel and other inmates

Tillu Tajpuriya was killed allegedly by rival gang members inside the Tihar jail on May 2. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2023 11:44 PM IST

Bishnoi cousin wanted for Moosewala murder extradited from Azerbaijan to Delhi

Sachin Bishnoi’s arrest is the latest in a series of arrests that has broken the backbone of several foreign-based criminal networks in Punjab, said police

Sachin Bishnoi in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 01, 2023 11:27 PM IST

Man bludgeons woman to death in broad daylight; murder weapon found, accused caught

A 28-year-old man was arrested for bludgeoning his 22-year-old cousin to death in a park in Delhi. The woman was stalked by the attacker, who killed her after she refused to marry him. The incident took place near a police station and was recorded by a passerby. The accused did not attempt to flee and was caught by the police. The incident has sparked outrage and raised concerns about the safety of women from stalkers.

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Updated on Jul 29, 2023 12:08 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Malviya Nagar murder: Irfan stalked, threatened her, says victim’s family

Mohammad Irfan struck his cousin Nargis around 40 times in a fit of rage with an iron rod after she refused to marry him

The shocking murder, which took place at 11.50am, took place a mere 100m away from a police station, officers said. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 29, 2023 06:15 AM IST

‘Security lapse’: 4 Tihar officials suspended over Yasin Malik’s appearance in SC

Despite a ban on the physical production of a terrorist, Malik, who is serving life imprisonment in a terror funding case, appeared in the Supreme Court under police escort on Friday

Jammu and Kashmit Liberation Front chief Yasin Malik was given life imprisonment on May 24 in terror funding case (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2023 04:22 PM IST

Chinese manjha trade thrives in Delhi amid inadequate legal deterrent

On Thursday, a seven-year-old girl was killed in west Delhi’s Paschim Vihar after her throat was slit by Chinese manjha (glass-coated kite string).

The Delhi government in January 2017 and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in July that year prohibited the sale, manufacture and supply of glass-coated thread across the city. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 22, 2023 04:47 AM IST

Seven-year-old girl dies after throat slit by Chinese manjha

Delhi has, for decades, been unable to stamp out the use of manjha to fly kites, with the city consequently reporting several injuries and deaths every year.

The girl was killed in west Delhi’s Paschim Vihar when she was travelling on her father’s motorcycle. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2023 03:47 AM IST

ITO going under triggers massive traffic spillovers across Delhi

Parts of central Delhi's ITO and Mathura Road were submerged due to flooding

Commuters wafe through the waterlogged ITO stretch, in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT)
Updated on Jul 15, 2023 12:37 AM IST

2 more lawyers, prime accused in Tis Hazari firing case, arrested: Police

DCP (north district) Sagar Singh Kalsi said the two lawyers arrested on Friday have been identified as Manish Sharma and Lalit Sharma

Three lawyers were arrested within a day of the incident but the two prime accused were missing. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 12:04 PM IST

Three arrested for shooting in Tis Hazari court in Delhi, one on the run

The incident was the fallout of a confrontation between two groups of lawyers at Tis Hazari on Wednesday.

A lawyer fires a gun at Tis Hazari court in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:42 PM IST

Part of under-construction house collapses in south Delhi, two rescued

Two labourers trapped in a collapsed building in south Delhi were rescued after a four-hour operation. No other bodies were found at the scene.

Fire department officers conduct rescue work at the under-construction building where the top two floors collapsed, in south Delhi’s Dakshinpuri. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 11:34 PM IST

Antique FIRs: How Delhi has dealt with crime since the 19th Century

In the 1860s and 1870s, FIRs were barely a couple of sentences. In the next century, suspects were more sketched out. Today, FIRs run into several pages

Representational image. (Virendra Singh/ HT File Photo)
Updated on Jun 28, 2023 09:44 AM IST
By, Shiv Sunny

Delhi University student killed one week after fight with accused: Cops

Nikhil Chouhan was stabbed outside Aryabhatta College on Sunday and died in front of his girlfriend.

Nikhil Chouhan, 19, who studied in DU’s School of Open Learning (SOL), was stabbed to death in front of his girlfriend on Sunday afternoon. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 05:22 AM IST

Delhi Police to conduct survey to identify drug sources in city

Delhi Police will conduct a survey to identify drug sources and prepare an action plan to deal with the issue alongside an awareness campaign.

Delhi Police on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur to start the survey and identify the touchpoints for the campaign (Representational image)
Updated on Jun 20, 2023 12:11 AM IST

Sexual harassment, no Pocso: Delhi Police charges against Brij Bhushan Singh

Singh may not face immediate arrest as maximum punishment is 5 years, below 7-year arrest threshold as per Code of Criminal Procedure and SC guidelines.

Former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 16, 2023 05:15 AM IST

Police charge Brij Bhushan in one case, seek cancellation of 2nd

The Delhi Police said that there was no corroborative evidence against Singh in the second case filed under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO ) Act

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 05:02 PM IST

Delhi Police file charge sheet against Brij Bhushan in sexual harassment case

Deputy police commissioner (New Delhi) Pranav Tayal said it is not mandatory to arrest Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in New Delhi on Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 02:27 PM IST

Police file cancellation report, say no proof against Brij Bhushan in POCSO case

The police’s 552-page cancellation report filed in a Delhi court cites statements from a minor wrestler, her father, Singh, and other witnesses

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 01:25 PM IST

Police file cancellation report, say no proof against Brij Bhushan in POSCO case

The Delhi Police’s 552-page cancellation report cites statements from the minor complainant, her father, Singh, and other witnesses

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 12:45 PM IST

Worker killed after concrete span of Dwarka e-way crashes in Delhi

A worker was killed when a 37-metre long concrete span collapsed on him at a construction site near Mahipalpur. Two supervisors have been arrested. The flyover is part of the stack interchange being constructed at the Shiv Murti near Mahipalpur to connect Dwarka Expressway with the Delhi-Jaipur highway, Delhi?s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, and the Nelson Mandela Marg in Delhi?s Vasant Kunj. The overall project is part of Package 1 of the Dwarka Expressway that is expected to be completed by December this year.

The incident occurred near Mahipalpur, at a construction site of the link connecting NH-48 to the Dwarka e-way. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on Jun 15, 2023 12:12 AM IST

LG to adopt four Delhi villages for development

The four villages are Nizampur and Jaunti at Kanjhawala in northwest Delhi, and Rawta and Deorala in Kapashera in southwest Delhi.

Delhi LG VK Saxena had earlier adopted Qutabgarh village in northwest Delhi as a model village. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 13, 2023 11:46 PM IST

Four wrestlers share audio, visual evidence against former WFI chief with police

Ex-WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is expected to be indicted soon. Some of India's most successful athletes have been protesting against him.

Former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 12, 2023 12:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Two associates of Lawrence Bishnoi held after a shootout in Delhi

The two were wanted for the murder of BJP leader Surender Matiala, police said, adding that one of the suspects is a minor

One of the gang members in custody. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 11:53 PM IST

Brij Bhushan's associates quizzed in wrestlers' case

A police team visited Singh's residences in Gonda and Lucknow on Sunday to corroborate his statements.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 12:08 PM IST

Mess behind bars: 7 dead in Delhi jails since March

Jail officers aware of these incidents said most incidents involving an inmate dying by suicide inside jails are due to family-related problems.

Delhi’s jails have seven psychiatrists and 31 counsellors to address the psychological issues plaguing inmates. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:01 PM IST

Delhi’s Shahbad Dairy victim died of haemorrhagic shock, says autopsy

The autopsy also revealed that the victim’s small and large intestines had been pieced at multiple places

People gathered at the residence of the 16-year-old girl, who was stabbed to death at Shahbad Dairy in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 06:00 AM IST

HT Exclusive: Police recover weapon used in Shahbad Dairy murder

The knife was recovered at the instance of Sahil, the prime suspect, from a vacant plot near the Rithala Metro station, said police

People gather outside the residence of the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly stabbed to death by a man on Sunday in Shahbad Dairy, on Thursday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT PHoto)
Updated on Jun 02, 2023 04:45 AM IST
By, Shiv Sunny

Murder suspect taken to Shahbad Dairy, summons to victim’s friends

The investigators said that Sahil was taken to the crime scene inside a narrow alley in the area around 3am on Wednesday.

People gathered outside the residence of of the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly stabbed to death by a man on Sunday at Shahbad Dairy, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 04:33 AM IST

Shahbad Dairy locals surrounded teen’s body: Cop who first arrived at scene

A 16-year-old girl was murdered in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy neighbourhood, and local residents did not intervene as the killer stabbed the victim multiple times and crushed her skull with a stone slab. The beat constable was informed about the murder and reached the location 17 minutes later, after which he informed his superiors. CCTV footage showed that local residents watched the assault from a distance before locking themselves inside their homes, and the victim's mother refused to visit the crime scene. The police are investigating the reason why the parents did not visit the site.

People gathered outside the residence of of the 16-year-old girl who was allegedly stabbed to death by a man on Sunday at Shahbad Dairy, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Sanchit Khanna/HT)
Updated on May 31, 2023 12:13 AM IST
By, Shiv Sunny
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