Journalist J Dey murder case: court examines expert from US

A CBI court here today heard the deposition of a scientific expert from the US via a video link in connection with the 2011 killing of journalist J Dey. “Edward Burns, an expert, deposed before the court. He had compared the actual image of the bike used in the killing with its CCTV footage, and […]

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FCI scam: CBI court sentences 2 contractors to 3 years in jail

A special CBI court in Ghaziabad has sentenced two contractors to three years in jail for cheating the Food Corporation of India (FCI) of about Rs 6 lakh 33 years ago, CBI counsel Naeem Rasa said. CBI court magistrate Anil Kumar also slapped fine on the convicts yesterday. According to the CBI counsel, the two […]

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Trial of Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case set to start

The trial in the case related to the alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati will start from next week, with the special CBI court here issuing summonses to over 20 witnesses. “The court has issued summons to Sohrabuddin’s brother Nayamuddin and some others, and the recording of evidence will start from November […]

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Madras HC confirms jail term for kin of Sasikala in DA case

The Madras High Court today upheld a CBI court order convicting son-in-law and daughter of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala’s sister in a Rs 1.68 crore disproportionate assets (DA) case registered two decades ago. Justice G Jayachandran dismissed appeals filed by S R Baskaran, a Reserve Bank of India employee, and his wife B […]

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Judicial remand of IGP,7 cops in custodial death case extended

A special CBI court today extended up to October 23 the judicial remand of Inspector General of Police (IGP) Z H Zaidi, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Manoj Joshi and six other policemen in the case of custodial death of an accused in the rape-and-murder of a teenage girl in Kotkhai in Himachal Pradesh. The […]

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CBI court grants conditional bail to four accused in NRHM “scam”

Four accused in an alleged scam involving the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) were granted conditional bail by a CBI court here today, while the decision to grant bail to a former chief secretary of the Uttar Pradesh health department was reserved till tomorrow. Senior public prosecutor of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) B […]

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Ram Rahim Singh approaches HC, challenges CBI court order

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh today moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court, challenging a special CBI court’s verdict sentencing him to 20 years in prison for raping two disciples. The CBI court in Panchkula on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim to 20 years in prison after his conviction. “We […]

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Final arguments of defence heard in murder case against Dera chief

A special CBI court here today began hearing the final arguments of the defence counsel in the murder case of former Dera Sacha Sauda manager Ranjit Singh allegedly involving sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The defence counsel today read out the statement of two of the 23 witnesses as the closing arguments in this […]

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Aarushi murder case: Allahabad HC verdict on Oct 12 on Talwars’ appeal

The Allahabad High Court will deliver on October 12 its verdict on an appeal filed by Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging the CBI court order convicting them for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. A division bench comprising Justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra today reserved its judgement on […]

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Court permits Indrani to lodge plaint against prison officials

A special CBI court today allowed Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea to lodge her complaint against Byculla Prison officials here after she was allegedly beaten and threatened of sexual assault for protesting over the death of a woman convict there. Indrani, who has been booked for rioting in the women’s prison here along […]

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