Court: Cannot compel adult trafficking victims to abide by anyone’s wishes including family

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An adult victim rescued from immoral trafficking cannot be compelled to abide by the wishes of anyone, including her family members, observed a Sessions Court recently, rejecting the plea filed by the brother of two victims, who was seeking their custody. The Court ordered the two women to be set at liberty after ascertaining whether they… Read more »

Court grants 15 years jail term to convicts of BJP leader murder

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The Hasanparthy village sarpanch and fourteen others were sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder committed seven years ago. Warangal district court Judge E Thirumala Devi granted fifteen of the sixteen accused a sentence of life imprisonment in connection with the murder of a BJP leader, G Ashok Reddy. According to the Police, on Mar 3, 2012, a… Read more »

Indian-Origin private Banker gets 13 years in Jail for Forgery, Cheating in Singapore

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An Indian-origin private banker was sentenced to 13 years jail on Thursday in Singapore, after he pleaded guilty to 20 forgery & cheating charges, & another 30 charges under the Computer Misuse Act for USD 10 million. Another 503 similar charges were taken into consideration during sentencing of Kale Jagdish Purushottam, who had siphoned USD… Read more »

Supreme Court convicts 12 persons for killing ex-Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya in 2003

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The Supreme Court convicted 12 persons on Friday for killing former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya in 2003. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra allowed the appeals of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Gujarat government challenging the high court order by which the convicts were absolved of murder charges in the… Read more »

Supreme Court convicts 12 persons for killing ex-Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya in 2003

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The Supreme Court convicted 12 persons on Friday for killing former Gujarat home minister Haren Pandya in 2003. A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra allowed the appeals of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Gujarat government challenging the high court order by which the convicts were absolved of murder charges in the… Read more »

Specify Stand on Honour Killings, High Court tells Government

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A division bench of Chief Justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan & Justice Shameem Akhter issued notices to the government & various authorities on a public interest litigation (PIL) that sought constitution of a special investigation team to prevent honour killing. The investigation team was to also look into honour killings across the state. The division bench… Read more »

Man gets 7-year Rigorous Imprisonment for raping minor girl

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A court here in Maharashtra has awarded seven years’ rigorous imprisonment to a 31-year-old man for raping a minor girl in 2013. District Judge P P Jadhav in his order last week also imposed a fine of Rs 32,000 on the accused, Manish alias Mashal Gangaram Shinge, a resident of Waghbil area here. According to… Read more »