Life term awarded to three in murder case of 2014 in the Kidwai Nagar.

 Three brothers have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in connection with a murder case of 2014. Additional District Sessions judge Ram Sudh Singh yesterday held Anees, Pappu and Muzammil guilty of killing Nazakat under section 302 of the IPC. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the each […]

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Father gets life term for raping, sodomising minor daughter

The Delhi High Court has upheld the life imprisonment awarded to a man for repeatedly raping and sodomising his nine-year-old daughter, saying instead of protecting her, he had indulged in a “dehumanising act”. The division bench held that the man does not deserve any leniency as he has violated the privacy and sanctity of his […]

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Jigisha murder: HC commutes death penalty to 2 to life term

The Delhi High Court today commuted the death penalty awarded to two convicts in the 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case to life imprisonment. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and I S Mehta, however, upheld the life imprisonment awarded to the third convict by a trial court in the case. “We commute death sentence awarded […]

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SC upholds life term for 3 for killing Gujarat Shiv Sena leader

The Supreme Court has upheld the life term awarded to three persons for killing a Shiv Sena leader in Gujarat whose younger brother had married a woman from a minority community. A bench of Justices P C Ghose and Ashok Bhushan said the homicidal death has been proven beyond all reasonable doubt with the recovery […]

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Ex-MLA Ranveer Yadav gets life term in murder case

A court here today sentenced former MLA Ranveer Yadav to life imprisonment in a murder case that dates back to 1988. Additional District Judge Phool Singh also imposed on Yadav, an Independent MLA from Khagaria Assembly seat in 1990, a fine of Rs 50,000 after finding him guilty in the murder case of Sunil Yadav. […]

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Madras HC upholds life term in acid attack case

Madras High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a 31-year-old man in an acid attack case which caused the death of a woman in 2013, observing that the punishment imposed by a lower court was reasonable and proportionate. Dismissing the appeal filed by accused Vijay Bhaskar, a division bench comprising justices S Nagamuthu […]

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2 get life term in 27-year-old acid attack case

A Nalanda district court today sentenced two persons to life imprisonment in a case of acid attack 27 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge-VI, Isratullah, convicted Ratan Singh and Tanik Singh and awarded life term to them. The court also imposed Rs one lakh fine on each of them. Another convict Brajdev Singh was […]

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Life term for two in Bihar murder case

Two persons were awarded life imprisonment by a local court in connection with a murder case of 2014. Additional District and Sessions Judge Ajit Kumar Sinha held Shital Das and Ghanshyam Das guilty of murder under section of 302 and 34 of IPC. Additional Public Prosecutor Anil Kumar Prasad said the duo were charged for killing […]

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Ex-Army personnel gets life term for killing son

Retired armyman gets life for killing son. A Delhi court sentenced to a retired armyman for imprisonment of life for killing his son when he was asked not to fight with victim’s mother. Additional Sessions Judge Rajneesh Kumar Gupta handed down the jail term to Shish Ram (66) for killing his son, holding that the deceased was […]

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Nitish Katara murder: Sukhdev Pehalwan gets life term

A Delhi court Tuesday sentenced Sukhdev Pehalwan, an accused in the 2002 Nitish Katara murder, to life imprisonment. Additional Sessions Judge J.R. Aryan awarded life sentence to Pehalwan and imposed a fine of Rs.20,000 on him. The court July 6 held Pehalwan guilty of murder, abduction, destruction of evidence, conspiracy and common intention. His trial was […]

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