Bombay HC upholds life sentence to man for murder of minor daughter

The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence awarded to a 29-year-old man for murdering his minor daughter, relying on the evidence of the victim’s mother who is an eye-witness. A division bench headed by Justice V K Tahilramani recently dismissed an appeal filed by convict Mohammad Naim Nabi Khan challenging a […]

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Life sentence awarded to four in murder case

A local court has awarded life sentence to four persons in a four-year-old murder case. District Sessions Judge Vinod Kumar Yadav yesterday awarded life sentence to Aamir, Islam, Munna and Hakim for killing one Jalil on May 27, 2012 in Pure Kewal village in Lalganj area of the city. The court also imposed fine of […]

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Life sentence for two in murder case

Two persons have been sentenced for life by a local court for kidnapping and murdering a teenager in 2014. The local court judge Sanjay Singh yesterday awarded life sentence to Salman and Sabir and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on them. 17-year-old Faizan, a resident of Mardan Naka in the city, was returning after […]

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HC upholds life sentence on man guilty of murder

The Bombay High Court has upheld the life sentence imposed on a resident of Sangli in a double murder case, after accepting the testimony of an eye witness. Hearing an appeal filed by Janardhan Mali against his conviction, Mr Justice PD Kode and Mr Justice VK Tahilramani upheld his life sentence, saying that evidence adduced in the trial court corroborated […]

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Bombay HC sets aside life term awarded by lower court in killing case

On the judgment of a lower court the Bombay High Court has quashed in which the lower court had awarded life sentence to a man in 2008 for killing his brother with a sickle over property dispute. During the hearing of an appeal, the court found the appellant guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder […]

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HC quashes life sentence in murder case,gives 8 yrs to convict

Hearing an appeal, the Bombay high court has quashed and set aside a judgement of a lower court which had awarded life sentence to a man in 2008 for killing his brother with a sickle over property dispute. Instead, the high court, found the appellant guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder under section […]

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HC gives benefit of doubt to 4; clears them of dacoity, murder

Granting benefit of doubt, the Bombay High Court has quashed the life sentence given to four watchmen of a plastic production unit for committing dacoity at the facility and murdering its owner eight years ago. In a recent judgement, a bench of justices P V Hardas and A R Joshi, while acquitting the four, observed […]

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CP shootout case: apex court confirms cop’s life sentence

The Supreme Court Monday dismissed the appeal by former Delhi assistant commissioner of police (ACP) S.S. Rathi and others, undergoing life imprisonment for the killing of two people in a shootout in the capital’s Connaught Place area in 1997. Two people, Jagjit Singh and Pardeep Goel, were killed and another was injured in a shootout […]

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Life sentence means freedom in India: Neelam Katara

Reacting to the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case, Neelam Katara, mother of another murder victim Nitish Katara, on Wednesday said life sentence in India “means freedom for the culprits”. “I know how it feels to lose one’s child. Life sentence in our country means freedom for the culprits, soon they are […]

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