Laws like animal protection and prevention of cruelty need to be implemented strongly: Delhi Court

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A Delhi court has expressed displeasure over animals being subjected to cruelty during transportation and then released to their violators as a “matter of convenience”. The court said it has to be seen that laws relating to animal protection and prevention of cruelty are firmly implemented and a nation whose roots are strongly embedded in… Read more »

Court rejects Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah’s bail

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A Delhi court today rejected the bail plea of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah in a 2007 money laundering case related to alleged terror financing. Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma, who had in August last year denied the relief to Shah citing the ongoing probe, dismissed his fresh bail plea. In his bail application filed… Read more »

Economic offences bring total imbalance in the country: Court

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Economic offences bring total imbalance in the national economy, a Delhi court has observed while refusing bail to two directors of a real estate firm alleged to have duped over 8,000 investors. Special Judge Kamini Lau also rapped the economic offence wing of Delhi Police for clubbing all complaints together in one FIR and said… Read more »

Court dismisses octogenarian’s plea for treatment of son

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A court here has dismissed the plea of an octogenarian man to direct Delhi Police to take his 39-year-old son to a government hospital for treatment of his mental illness. Metropolitan Magistrate Anjani Mahajan rejected the application of Prabhu Dayal, seeking assistance of the police to admit his son to the psychiatric ward of Delhi… Read more »

Can’t discard case in absence of independent witnesses: Court

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 A case of the prosecution cannot be discarded if people are not willing to become witnesses, a Delhi court has said while refusing to set aside the jail term awarded to a man for snatching a woman’s mobile phone. Additional Sessions Judge S K Sharma, while dismissing the appeal of the convict against a six… Read more »

Court upholds order summoning AIIMS doctor as accused

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 A Delhi court has upheld an order summoning as accused an AIIMS doctor for allegedly refusing to treat a patient and misbehaving with his family, saying that direction cannot be interfered with. Special judge Rajesh Kumar Singh dismissed the revision petition of the junior resident doctor of the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences… Read more »

1 month jail term for Jagdambika Pal for violating code

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A court here has awarded one-month jail term to BJP MP Jagdambika Pal for violating Model Code of Conduct during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The MP, however, was granted bail by the court soon after. Pal had been charged for using vehicles more than the permissible limit during a rally in Bansi while campaigning… Read more »

Bhopal gangrape case: Life imprisonment for four accused

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A court here today sentenced four men to life imprisonment for raping a 19-year-old woman near the Habibganj railway station in the city in October. Additional District and Sessions Judge Savita Dubey awarded the sentence to Golu alias Bihari Chadhar (25), Amar alias Ghuntu (24), Rajesh Chetram alias Raju (26) and Ramesh Mehra alias Raju… Read more »

‘Deterrent punishment is vital in road accident cases’

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A deterrent punishment is vital in fatal road accident cases so that persons plying vehicles bear in mind that they will face serious consequences, a Delhi court has said while upholding a truck driver’s two-year jail term for crushing a man under the wheels. Refusing to sympathise with the convict, Additional Sessions Judge Suresh Kumar… Read more »