Court convicts 3 in 15-year-old kidnapping and murder case

A local court has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment in a 15-year-old case of kidnapping and murder of a boy. Additional Sessions Judge Amarpal Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the convicts yesterday. The trio kidnapped the Class II student living in Narhi area for ransom on April 3, 2000 […]

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Cabinet approves Goa Litigation Policy

The State Cabinet approved the Goa Litigation Policy formulated on the lines of the National Litigation Policy, 2010. Talking to media persons here after the Cabinet meet, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said ‘Its aim is to transform government into an efficient and responsible litigant. The policy is also based on the recognition that it is […]

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Gangrape case: Supreme Court defers hearing over counsel row

A day after two lawyers appeared before the Supreme Court claiming to represent one of the six accused in the December 16 gangrape case, the sessions Judge has been asked by the court conducting the trial to find out who the actual counsel was and if he wanted to pursue the case for transferring the trial […]

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Judicial custody of Namdhari, others extended

The judicial custody of sacked Uttarakhand minority panel chief S S Namdhari and nine others, arrested for their alleged roles in the murder of liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother in a shootout, was extended till Friday by a Delhi court. By a day the judicial custody of Namdhari has been extended by the Metropolitan […]

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FSL pulled up for having non-competent officers

Irked over non-availability of competent forensic experts for conducting DNA examination, a Delhi court has directed a forensic science laboratory (FSL) here to hold the test again on an accused in a gangrape case of a minor girl in a moving car in 2010. The court’s order came after the prosecutor submitted to it that the […]

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Ex-Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur gets bail

By the Punjab and Haryana High court Former Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur has got  granted bail  about seven months after her conviction in a case for conspiring in forcible abduction, kidnapping and wrongful confinement in connection with the killing of her daughter. Handing down the orders, a division bench of the court comprising Justice AK […]

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