Sheena Bora case: Court rejects Sanjeev Khanna’s bail plea.

A special court here denied temporary bail to Sanjeev Khanna, an accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, who had sought relief citing the risk of contracting coronavirus in Arthur Road Jail. Khanna was arrested in August 2015 for his involvement in Sheena’s killing and has since been lodged in Arthur Road Jail. While rejecting […]

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Court allows Malegaon blast accused to use laptops in jail

In a rare order, a Mumbai court hearing the 2008 Malegaon blast case today allowed some of the accused to use laptops inside the prison for work related to the case. They won’t be able to access the Internet, though. “The court allowed an application moved by four accused after we said we had no […]

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No bail for superintendent of Arthur Road jail

The sessions court today rejected the bail application of the suspended chief of Mumbai Central Prison (also known as Arthur Road jail) Vasudev Burkule, arrested for demanding a bribe from a jail officer to pass him in an examination. This is the second time the court has refused bail to Burkule. He had been denied […]

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Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi may walk out of jail today

Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, facing sedition charges, was on Tuesday granted bail by the Bombay high court and his associate said he will walk out of the Arthur Road jail on Wednesday. Trivedi will come out of jail on Wednesday at around 3 pm, India Against Corruption (IAC) member Mayank Gandhi said outside the prison after […]

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Ajmal Amir Kasab challenges death penalty in Supreme Court

Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving gunman in the Mumbai 2008 terror attack, Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging the death penalty awarded to him by a trial court and upheld by the Bombay High Court. Kasab’s appeal was filed by the authorities at the Arthur road jail in Mumbai where he has been lodged […]

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