Muzaffarpur case: Court seeks CBI response on Brajesh Thakur’s plea claiming witnesses not reliable.

A Delhi court on Tuesday sought response of the CBI on a plea filed by Brajesh Thakur, prime accused in a case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls in a Muzaffarpur shelter home, claiming that testimonies of witnesses in the case were not reliable. Additional Sessions Judge Saurabh Kulshreshtha directed the CBI […]

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Muzaffarpur shelter home case : Delhi court defers verdict till Jan 14

A Delhi court on Thursday deferred by a month the judgment in the case of alleged sexual and physical assault of several girls at a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur which was run by former Bihar People’s Party (BPP) MLA Brajesh Thakur. Additional Sessions Judge Sudesh Kumar deferred the verdict till January 14 next year, […]

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HC upholds life term to 5 convicts in 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment awarded to five convicts in the sensational 2010 Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of a 30-year-old BPO woman executive from north-east. A bench of justices Vipin Sanghi and P S Teji dismissed the appeals of five convicts and said that not only was the victim’s testimony sufficient, […]

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Man given seven-yr RI for abduction, rape of minor

Man who has abducted and raped a minor girl in 2007, the family of the 25-year-old accused Santosh Bhausaheb Pawar had immediately sprung into damage control mode. In exchange for withdrawing the case, the victim was given the offer of marrying the same man who raped her. He had also offered to transfer three acres […]

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Court summons Sanjay Dutt in threat case

Actor Sanjay Dutt has been summoned by the local court on March 1 in a criminal case filed by producer Shakeel Noorani who has alleged he got threat calls from the underworld at Dutt’s behest. However, actor’s lawyer Rizwan Merchant denied that threat calls were made at Dutt’s behest and said they would put up their […]

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Suicide notes are not gospel truth: Kanda’s lawyer

Seeking anticipatory bail, former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, told the Delhi High Court on Tuesday that suicide notes cannot be taken as “gospel truth”. “Suicide letters are written in anger and so any allegations can be levelled out of anger,” said senior […]

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Court reserves order on Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea

The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on the anticipatory bail plea of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma. Justice P.K. Bhasin reserved the order after counsel appearing for Kanda and Delhi Police concluded their arguments. Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Sidharth Luthra, […]

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Kanda moves Delhi High Court for anticipatory bail

Absconding former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, wanted in connection with the suicide of former flight attendant Geetika Sharma, Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking anticipatory bail. The matter will come up for hearing Tuesday. On Aug 9, Kanda’s anticipatory bail plea was dismissed by a sessions court that said allegations against him were […]

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