7 disciples of Asaram summoned by court

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Asaram Bapu aslo were accused in the case of mysterious death of two children at his ashram here in 2008. Chief metropolitan magistrate D B Barot issued the summons and ordered all seven disciples of Asaram to remain present on thursday when they will be given copies of charge sheets filed against them by investigating agency,… Read more »

Court acquits man accused of torturing daughter-in-law

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The Delhi High court has upheld a trial court’s order acquitting a man accused of torture and dowry harassment of his daughter-in-law, who later committed suicide at her parents’ house. The division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice G.P. Mittal said: “We are satisfied that the trial court’s findings as well as conclusions… Read more »

Gulberg society killing: Accused face additional charges

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The Gujarat High Court has appointed additional sessions judge B. J. Dhandha as judge of the special court for the trial of the Gulberg Society massacre case of 2002. He replaces B. U. Joshi, who has been transferred to the sessions court in Himmatnagar. Mr. Joshi, along with about a dozen judicial officers, was shifted… Read more »

Mecca blast accused sent to judicial custody

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A Hyderabad court Saturday sent a key accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast to judicial custody till Nov 30. The Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested Jatin Chatterjee, also known as Swami Asimanand at Haridwar Friday and brought him here early Saturday, produced him before additional metropolitan magistrate at Nampally Court. The court sent… Read more »

Satyam scam: Court dismisses discharge plea of nine accused

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A local court on Monday dismissed discharge petitions of nine accused in the multi-crore rupee accounting scam in Satyam Computer Services. The discharge petitions filed by all the accused, barring prime accused former company chairman B. Ramalinga Raju, were dismissed by an additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACCM) court after hearing the arguments of both sides…. Read more »

Sohrabuddin killing accused cop shifted out of jail

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The Gujarat High Court on Thursday ordered the transfer of suspended police officer NK Amin, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, from a prison in Sabarmati to Vadodara jail. The court ordered the transfer after counsel for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), KTS Tulsi, apprehended that there was a danger to… Read more »

Haryana told to arrest all Dalit attack accused by Monday

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The Supreme Court Thursday slammed the Haryana government for its failure to arrest all those who looted and burnt Dalit houses in Mirchpur village in Hisar district April 21 and told it to arrest by Monday all accused who are on the run. If those responsible for committing atrocities could not be arrested then what… Read more »

Court cancels bail for Aman Kachru ragging accused

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The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday cancelled bail given by a trial court to four medical college students accused of ragging to death first year student Aman Kachru last year. It also directed the accused to surrender in the fast track court at Dharamsala in Kangra district Thursday by 10 a.m. The order was delivered… Read more »