Passport case:SC junks Salem’s plea against conviction

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The Supreme Court today dismissed the appeal of underworld don Abu Salem challenging his conviction and seven-year jail term for possessing fake passport. A bench of justices F M I Kalifulla and S K Singh rejected the appeal filed by Salem in which he contended that he was wrongly convicted. Salem, 46, was convicted and… Read more »

Salem’s photograph with ‘wife’ seems morhped: CBI

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The CBI lawyer today told the special TADA court here that the photograph of gangster Abu Salem and his alleged wife, published by a city-based tabloid, appeared to be a morphed one. “The photo appears to be morphed, but I will take instructions from the agency and will make submission before the court,” said special… Read more »

SC grants two weeks to Centre to take stand on Abu Salem

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The Supreme Court Monday granted two weeks to the Centre to analyse the Portugal’s court order terminating the extradition of Abu Salem to India and spell out its proposed action against the alleged gangster. A bench headed by Justice P Sathasivam, granted the time after Attorney General G E Vahanwati submitted that government needs time… Read more »

Abu Salem gets bail: Court lauds his conduct

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Extradited gangster Abu Salem  was today granted bail in a 2002 extotion case by a Delhi court, which also praised his “above board” conduct in jail. Chief metropolitan magistrate Vinod Yadav  granted him bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and a surety of like amount. Abu Salem would, however, still be in jail as… Read more »

Relief for Abu Salem in 1993 Mumbai blasts

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In a relief to Abu Salem, the Supreme Court has stayed all further proceedings in the two cases before the Mumbai TADA court in connection with his alleged involvement in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. An apex court bench headed by Justice P. Sathasivam while issuing a notice to the central government and the external… Read more »

Abu Salem gets four years jail in fake passport case

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A court in the Madhya Pradesh capital Friday sentenced underworld don Abu Salem to four years jail in a 2001 fake passport case.Chief Judicial Magistrate Ram Gopal Singh also slapped a fine of Rs.10,000 on Salem. The court Tuesday convicted Salem under section 471 of the Indian Penal Code and 12A of Passport Act for… Read more »

Monica Bedi’s conviction upheld, sentence reduced

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of actress Monika Bedi, girlfriend of underworld don Abu Salem, in the fake passport case but reduced her sentence to period of jail term she had already undergone. A bench of justices B Sudershan Reddy and S S Nijjar rejected Monika’s plea that she could not be… Read more »

Abu Salem can be tried for all crimes in India: Apex court

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The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts accused and underworld don Abu Salem can be tried for all the crimes he had committed in the country. The court dismissed his plea that he could only be tried for the cases for which the Portugal court permitted his extradition. Justice P… Read more »

Apex court upholds Abu Salem trial

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The Supreme Court Friday upheld the trial of 1993 Bombay bomb blast accused Abu Salem under the provisions of the criminal law that provides for death sentence