Hyderabad: Top cop accuses 16-year-old girl of fabricating rape story
Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:23 PM
After a 16-year-old girl in Telangana's Sangareddy alleged that she was gangraped by four men, police said, "The rape claim has been proved to be false. The girl went out with her boyfriend and cooked up the rape story." The girl had alleged the accused had told her they had her obscene video and taken her to a secluded spot.
Authorities warn of TikTok 'outlet challenge' causing fires
Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:19 PM
An 'outlet challenge', involving partially plugging a cellphone charger into an electrical outlet and sliding a coin into the gap between the charger and socket, has gone viral on TikTok. Several teens imitated the challenge, in most of which sparks are seen flying, alongside visible socket damage. US fire authorities warned the challenge could cause fires, injuries or even electrocution.
Ex-BJD MLA Anam Naik arrested in disproportionate assets case
Friday, January 24, 2020, 11:57 AM
Former BJD MLA Anam Naik has been arrested by anti-corruption sleuths of the Odisha Police for allegedly possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income, said the source. His arrest assumes significance as he is the first BJD politician to come under the vigilance scanner, in accordance with the state government's policy of zero tolerance for corruption.