Delhi HC Allows CBI to File Closure Report in Najeeb Ahmed’s Case

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday, allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)  to file a closure report in the case of JNU student Najeeb Ahmed, who mysteriously disappeared in October in 2016 from the campus. A bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea while rejecting Ahmed’s mother… Read more »

Bhima-Koregaon Case: Delhi HC ends house arrest of activist Gautam Navlakha

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NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Monday ended the house arrest of Gautam Navlakha, one of the five rights activists arrested in connection with Koregaon-Bhima case, saying his detention had exceeded 24 hours which is “untenable”. A bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel said that the transit remand was given by the local court without… Read more »

HC sentences man to life term for sodomy

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New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for sodomising a three-and-a half-year-old boy, observing that the child was subjected to traumatic and brutal sexual assault. A bench of justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel dismissed the man’s appeal and upheld a trial court’s order convicting him for the offences of… Read more »

No coercive action against Deepak Talwar in FCRA case: HC

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The Delhi High Court has asked the CBI not to take any coercive action against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar and his NGO in a criminal case lodged against them over alleged violation of foreign funding laws. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta, however, made it clear that this protection would be… Read more »

Release funds for salary of EDMC employees: HC

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Warning of a health epidemic, Delhi High Court today directed the city government to ensure immediate release of funds to East Delhi Municpal Corporation to pay dues to employees for May and observed that sanitation workers cannot be expected to work without salaries. “Why should the poorest wait for their salary. We have gone past… Read more »

Child rape & murder: 56-yr-old’s death penalty commuted to life

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A 56-year-old man, facing gallows for brutally raping and murdering a three-year-old girl, has been spared death penalty by the Delhi High Court which has commuted it into life term. The court considered a report of probation officer (PO) on possibilities of reformation and rehabilitation of convict Bharat Singh and concluded that he can be “reformed”…. Read more »

HC reserves order on customs deptt plea agst SAD MLA

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The Delhi High Court today reserved its order on a plea against acquittal of Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Joginderpal Jain for possessing foreign currency worth Rs 16 lakh. Justice S Muralidhar reserved the verdict after the counsel for department of customs and Jain, respectively, concluded their arguments. The court was hearing an appeal filed by… Read more »