Assault on engineer: Cong MLA Nitesh Rane gets bail

A court in Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg district granted bail on Wednesday to Congress MLA Nitesh Rane and 18 others, arrested for assaulting an engineer of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Rane’s lawyer Sangram Desai said the accused were granted bail against a surety of Rs 20,000 each. The court directed all the 19 accused […]

Roopa Ganguly gets anticipatory bail in assault case

The Calcutta High Court today granted anticipatory bail to BJP MP and actress Roopa Ganguly in connection with a case of alleged assault in South 24-Parganas district. A division bench comprising Justices Nadira Patheriya and Shiva Kant Prasad granted the relief to Ganguly, a Rajya Sabha member, on two surety bonds of Rs 5,000 each. […]

51 Nigerians chargesheeted in 2013 assault case

Goa Police today chargesheeted 51 Nigerians and a Ghana national who had blocked a national highway here in 2013 after assaulting policemen during a protest against the murder of an African man. Porvorim police Inspector Jivba Dalvi who was investigating the case, filed the charge sheet before Mapusa Judicial Magistrate First Class. The police had […]

Assault case: 5-yr RI for man, 2 others get relief

A 22-year-old youth was awarded five years rigorous imprisonment after being held guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder for the death of a person following a scuffle over a mobile phone. Ray Kalicharan Karotiya (22), Saroj Madan Karotiya (36) and Mayur Shridhar Salvi (25) had on February 1, 2014 attacked Vijay Sarpate, who […]

Court quashes summons to BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri

A Delhi court has quashed the order summoning BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri as accused in an alleged assault case, saying there was an attempt to rope him in the case due to “political rivalry”. Additional Sessions Judge Ramesh Kumar allowed the plea of 54-year-old Bidhuri, also an ex-MLA, while observing that the complainant Sameen Bhai […]

Roopa Ganguly surrenders before court in assault case

BJP candidate Roopa Ganguly today surrendered before a Howrah court in connection with the case of an alleged assault on a Trinamool Congress activist during the Assembly polls. The actress-turned politician was later granted bail on a personal bond of Rs 500. The case was lodged against Roopa by TMC activist Soma Das for allegedly […]

Kanchi seer acquitted in auditor assault case

First Additional Sessions Judge P Rajamanickam in his brief judgement acquitted all the accused. “I acquit you all. You may go,” the judge said in the packed open court where the accused had appeared before him. The Judge said approver-turned hostile witness Ravi Subramanian will be tried separately. Jayendra Saraswathi, 80, who was the prime […]

Kanchi seer summoned by court in assault case

Kanchi seer summoned by court in assault case Chennai,  A court here has directed Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi to appear before it on March 28 in auditor Radha krishnan assault case, in which he is the prime accused, to answer charges framed against him. First Additional Sessions Judge P Rajamanickam has also ordered other accused, […]

AAP MLA Mahinder Yadav gets bail in rioting, assault case

AAP MLA Mahinder Yadav, who was arrested for allegedly rioting and assaulting a public servant during a protest here seeking action against an alleged sexual offender, was today granted bail by a Delhi court. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder Singh, who had sent Yadav to police custody for a day on Friday, released the legislator on bail […]

Assault Case: Actor Saif Ali Khan Appears Before Mumbai Court

Actor Saif Ali Khan today appeared before a metropolitan magistrate’s court in Mumbai in connection with a case related to an assault, after the prosecution sought a bailable warrant against him last time for remaining absent frequently. The hearing was today adjourned to the next week. “On the next date of hearing, a copy of […]