Terror funding: NIA files charge sheet against Hafiz Saeed

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The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against terror masterminds Hafiz Saeed and Syed Salahuddin and ten Kashmiri separatists in a case of alleged terror funding and secessionist activities in the valley. The charge sheet was filed by the probe agency before Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sherawat, who… Read more »

Thane court rejects Kaskar’s plea for homemade food

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 A special MCOCA court here has rejected the plea of fugitive don Dawood Ibrahim’s brother Iqbal Kaskar, arrested in an extortion case, to allow him to have homemade food in jail due to his various ailments. Special Judge (MCOCA) A S Bhaisare observed that Kaskar’s doctor has not prescribed any special diet to him, therefore,… Read more »

HC warns of ordering CBI probe into pending idol theft cases

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The Madras High Court today warned the state government that it would order a CBI probe into pending idol theft cases, if the authorities fail to cooperate and provide proper infrastructure to the court appointed idol wing police. Justice R Mahadevan made the oral observation while censuring officials of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment… Read more »

Crimes against women on rise in Kerala

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A total of 16,755 cases of rape have been reported in the last one decade in Kerala, which boasts of 100 per cent literacy, progressive outlook and high socio-development index. While 11,325 cases related to rape of women, 5,430 involved children in the period from 2007-2017 (up to July). According to crime statistics provided by… Read more »

Two get seven years jail for raping woman

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A court here today sentenced two men to seven years imprisonment for raping a 45-year-old woman in 2015. Sessions court judge R N Majgaonkar also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 each on Akash alias Gotya Ashok Burkhud (22) and Vilas alias Kakdya Rama Burkud (28). Prosecutor D R Tare informed the court that on… Read more »

NCDRC orders Railways to compensate for jewellery theft from train

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The apex consumer commission has directed the Railways to pay Rs 2.7 lakh to a passenger for theft of her jewellery, including diamonds, from a Rajasthan- bound train, noting that no official came to her rescue even after she raised an alarm. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) bench, while dismissing the revision petition… Read more »

Bhopal gangrape case: Life imprisonment for four accused

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A court here today sentenced four men to life imprisonment for raping a 19-year-old woman near the Habibganj railway station in the city in October. Additional District and Sessions Judge Savita Dubey awarded the sentence to Golu alias Bihari Chadhar (25), Amar alias Ghuntu (24), Rajesh Chetram alias Raju (26) and Ramesh Mehra alias Raju… Read more »