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 »

29-yr-old road rage case; Charges filed against UP minister

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Lucknow:  Charges framed today against Mohsin Raza alias Arshad, a minister in the BJP-led government by a court in Uttar Pradesh, in connection with a 29-year-old road rage case. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Nirbhay Prakash also framed charges against co-accused Akbar and fixed August 4 for the recording of evidence of the prosecution witnesses. The accused… Read more »

5 yrs jail to six men for abetting suicide of girl

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Thane:  Six men has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for abetting the suicide of a girl in 2009 by a special court in Thane. Special Judge (SC/ST court) G P Shirsat, in an order passed two days back, also imposed a fine of Rs 8,000 on each convict from Kopar Khairane of Navi Mumbai. The… Read more »

HC: Prescribing medicines without diagnosis amounts to culpable negligence

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Mumbai:  The Bombay High Court has turned down the anticipatory bail pleas of a doctor couple booked for the death of a woman patient,observing that prescribing medicines to patients without diagnosis amounted to culpable negligence. Justice Sadhana Jadhav made the observations yesterday while hearing the anticipatory bail pleas filed by a gynaecologist couple – Deepa and… Read more »

4 years jail to IT official in Rs 2 lakh bribe case

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Mumbai: A special court here today convicted an Income Tax official for demanding a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from a tax assessee in 2011 and sentenced him to four years rigorous imprisonment. Daya Shankar, then Income Tax Commissioner (Appeal), was found guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act by special judge M G Deshpande. He was… Read more »

Telephone exchange case: HC sets aside order discharging Maran brothers

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Chennai: The Madras High Court today set aside a lower court order discharging all the accused, including the Maran brothers, in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case. Allowing the appeal filed by the CBI, Justice G Jaichandran directed a special CBI court to frame charges and conclude the trial within 12 months from the date of… Read more »