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22 June 2024

Crazy World: Killed over Sheila ki Jawani...

By Staff & Agencies

One killed over Sheila ki Jawani


MUMBAI: Sheila ki Jawani has, the sizzling Bollywood song, has once again caused a fight between two groups, leading to the death of one person in Mumbai.

A woman heading towards her residence in the wee hours was teased by a group of drunk people singing the popular item number.
The upset woman narrated the incident to her relatives, who decided to talk about the incident with the men's relatives.

The woman's relatives are said to have confronted some of the men's relatives, following which the two groups got into a fight and one person was killed in the skirmish which went out of control.
Wife locked in cellar for 16 years


BRAZIL: A husband has been arrested on suspicion of keeping his wife locked in their cellar for 16 YEARS while he lived with another woman.

Sebastiana Aparecida Groppo, 64, was found in the filthy basement of the house in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil, by police acting on a tip-off.

They arrested her husband Joao Batista Groppo, also 64, and the woman who had been living with him on charges of illegal imprisonment on Wednesday.

Groppo's cell measured only 12 metres square and was littered with faeces and dead cockroaches.

Sorocaba Police Inspector Ana Luiza Salomone said: "She was found without clothes, wrapped up in a blanket.

"The windows had been shuttered and were covered in mould.

"Groppo had apparently kept his wife imprisoned for two periods totalling 16 years, the second coming after 2003 when their son died in an accident."
He told police that he had locked up his wife of 42 years because she was mentally ill and aggressive. 
Mom kills her teens... for talking back

MIAMI: A US mother in Florida has shot dead her two teenagers, police said Saturday, with some US media reports claiming she complained that they talked back.

Police said they responded to the home in New Tampa, Florida Friday after the suspect's mother called from Texas saying she had been unable to reach family in Florida.

What they found was shocking: a woman, Julie Schenecker, 50, covered in blood, her son, 13, shot dead in the car in the family home's garage, and her daughter, 16, shot dead in an upstairs bedroom, Tampa police said.

"The suspect confessed to killing her two children. She described the crimes in detail. The suspect was transported to the Hillsborough County Jail charged with two counts of First Degree Murder," Tampa police spokeswoman Laura McElroy said.

ABC news reported that the suspect, a military officer's wife, was hospitalized on Saturday, and had complained that her children were "mouthy."
Dog undergoes surgery after eating 36-feet of Christmas ribbon

BRITAIN: Buster the Jack Russell had to have life-saving surgery after greedily devouring  reams of festive ribbon causing his stomach to swell.

Vets pulled out ‘ribbon after ribbon, like a magic trick’ after owners Martin and Carolyn Price, from Yetminster, Dorset, noticed his stomach had ballooned to more than twice its normal size, reports Metro.

Medics originally thought the dog had an enormous tapeworm in its stomach, but it later turned out to be a bad case of tinsel-itis, the daily said.

Buster's owner told the paper: 'It's something a puppy would do, not a full grown dog.

The tape was measured by the owners (after a long cycle in the washing machine) and was found to be more than 11 metres in length.