3, including parents, held guilty for killing 3-year-old girl in UP

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New Delhi- Three people, including the parents, were held guilty for murdering a three-year-old girl by a court here. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar held Shamim, the father of the girl, his wife Khushnaseeb and their friend Zahir Abbas guilty under sections 302 (murder) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code… Read more »

Umar Khalid attack case: 2 prime accused sent to judicial custody

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NEW DELHI: Patiala House court sent 2 accused who allegedly attacked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid, to judicial custody till September 6. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Deepak Sherawat sent the duo, Darwesh Shahpur and Naveen Dalal, to the judicial custody after they were produced before the court on expiry of their two-day police custody…. Read more »

Sunanda Pushkar Suicide case: Delhi Police handed over chargsheet to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on thursday handed over chagesheet and witness statement to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, and several documents before a court in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. The documents included statements of various witnesses recorded in the case. The court, thereafter, posted the matter for further hearing… Read more »

Matrimonial Disputes: Husband’s close should not be roped on the basis Of Omnibus Allegations,SC

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NEW DELHI:The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that relatives of a husband should not be roped in cases of matrimonial disputes and dowry deaths unless specific instances of their involvement in the crime is made out. The bench of Justices S A Bobde and L Nageswara Rao also cautioned the lower courts to be careful in proceeding against… Read more »

Naxal awarded 27 months jail under Arms Act

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JHARKHAND: A Maoist Chotan Yadav yesterday was sentenced two years and three months in jail under Arms Act. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 5,000 and if he failed to cough up the amount, the convict will have to serve six months more in jail. The 1st class Judicial Magistrate, Rajendra Prasad, sentenced the Maoist… Read more »

Uttarakhand High Court, directed the state government to set SIT in all district to probe minors’ rape, murder

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NAINITAL: Nainital High Court has ordered the state government to constitute SIT in every district in the next 48 hours to investigate the incidents of rape and murder that took place with minor girls. Concerned over rising crime against children, the division bench of Acting Chief Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice Manoj Tiwari ordered yesterday setting… Read more »

Salman needs permission every time he travels abroad, says Court

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Jodhpur:  It was made clear today by the judge hearing a plea against the Salman Khan’s conviction in the blackbuck poaching case,that the actor will have to continue taking permission from the court every time he travels abroad. The actor’s counsel had moved an application before the District and Sessions Judge Chandra Kumar Songara here on Friday,… Read more »

Kathua gangrape case: Court asks to share names of witnesses who do not face threat

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Pathankot: In hearing the gruesome rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl, today district and sessions court asked the prosecution to share, a day in advance with defending lawyers, names of those witnesses who do not have any security threat, a lawyer said. Pathankot District and Sessions Judge Tejwinder Singh, while hearing a petition of… Read more »

Death for Child Rape : Lok Sabha Passes Criminal Law Amendment Bill

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On Monday, July 30, the Lok Sabha passed Criminal Law(Amendment) Bill making rape of girl below the age of twelve years an offence punishable with death. The Bill seeks to amend provisions of Indian Penal Code(IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure, Evidence Act and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO). It replaced the Ordinance… Read more »