Two get ten years jail term for abduction in UP

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A fast track court here has sentenced two persons to ten years imprisonment for abducting a milk trader and his two servants for ransom here. According to government lawyer Naresh Kumar Sharma, judge Manoj Mishra has also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the accused, Baleder and Dugna, after holding them guilty last… Read more »

“Why no witness protection scheme as yet”

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Questioning the failures of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in implementing the witness protection schemes till now, the Supreme Court today asked them to give security to the witnesses in rape cases against Asaram. “It’s high time now, why are you not implementing the witness protection scheme. The witnesses in criminal cases need to be protected,”… Read more »

Kerala HC grants bail to Nehru group chairman

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The Kerala High Court today granted bail to the Chairman of Nehru group of institutions in connection with an alleged assault on a student of Nehru Law Academy in Palakkad district. Justice Abraham Mathew directed the accused, P Krishnadas, to furnish a bond of Rs 1 lakh. The judge also observed that non-bailable offence was… Read more »

Life sentence for Ajmer blast case convicts

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A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here today sentenced Bhavesh Patel and Devendra Gupta to life in jail in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast case. The magistrate also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on Patel (39) and Rs 5,000 on Gupta (41) after they were held guilty under relevant sections of the IPC,… Read more »

Two get five yrs imprisonment for cow slaughter

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A local court has convicted two men and sentenced them to five years in jail for slaughtering cows. According to government lawyer Javed Ali, Additional District and Sessions Judge Manoj kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 15000 each on the accused Gayyur and Gadhe Ali after holding them guilty under the Uttar Pradesh… Read more »