Expedite probe in girl’s murder, HC asks police

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Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has directed the city police to expedite its probe into the death of a girl, allegedly killed by her relatives for refusing to read a holy book and offer prayers. A bench of Justices R M Savant and Revati Mohite-Dere directed the Antop Hill police that is probing the incident, to… Read more »

3 Bangladeshi nationals sentenced 10 years of RI for human trafficking

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Thane: Three Bangladeshi nationals sentenced 10 years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2012 human trafficking case by a district court. District sessions judge S C Khalipe convicted the trio– Abdul alias Afzal Shaikh alias Gaffar Shafiuddin Shaikh (48), his wife Shivali alias Sangita Abdul Shaikh (36) and her sister Nargis Abdul Hasan Mandal (30). The sentence was… Read more »

Madras HC refused to quash case against couple in land grabbing

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Chennai: The Madras High Court has denied to quash criminal proceedings against a couple in a case of alleged land grabbing in Puducherry, observing that they were part of a gang which targeted rich French nationals to usurp their properties by forging documents. Justice P N Prakash, dismissing petitions by the couple, directed a judicial magistrate… Read more »

Bombay HC quashes FIR against actor Armaan Kohli

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Mumbai:  The Bombay High Court today quashed an FIR against actor Armaan Kohli after he submitted an affidavit from jail expressing “remorse and regret” for assaulting his girlfriend. The court observed that since the victim, Neeru Randhawa, had consented to the quashing of the FIR and did not desire to take the case forward, it was… Read more »

Sealing: regular bench to consider allegations of inaction, says SC

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New Delhi:  Already seized with the contentious issue of sealing of unauthorised constructions in the national capital,the Supreme Court today left it to its bench, to consider the allegations of inaction by civic bodies in going ahead with the sealing drive. A vacation bench comprising justices U U Lalit and Deepak Gupta said that reports… Read more »

HC issues notice to state government in Assam lynching case

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Guwahati: In Assam’s Karbi Anglong district, the Gauhati High Court has issued notices to state government officials asking them to apprise it of steps taken to nab the culprits in lynching incident. A division bench, comprising Chief Justice Ajit Singh and Justice Achintya Malla Bujorbarua, which took suo motu cognisance of the incident in which two… Read more »