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Delhi High Court puts on hold bail granted to accused in 9 cases including murder, attempt to murder and extortion.

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The Delhi High Court has put on hold the interim bail granted by a trial court to an accused in nine criminal cases including murder, attempt to murder and extortion. By a common order of May 12, the sessions court granted the accused interim bail for 45 days in all the nine separate cases so […]

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High Court shifts conviction from ‘murder’ to ‘culpable homicide not amounting to murder’ after finding no unusual behavior in attack

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The High Court of Chattisgarh has shifted the conviction of the convict from Section 302 of the IPC to Section 304 Part­I of the IPC after finding that the accussed hasn’t shown any unusual behaviour in the claimed attack on the deceased which showed that he knew that the attcak may result in death but wasn’t intending to murder the deceased intentionally. The Court also […]

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Kathua gangrape case: Court asks to share names of witnesses who do not face threat

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Pathankot: In hearing the gruesome rape and murder case of an eight-year-old girl, today district and sessions court asked the prosecution to share, a day in advance with defending lawyers, names of those witnesses who do not have any security threat, a lawyer said. Pathankot District and Sessions Judge Tejwinder Singh, while hearing a petition of […]

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BMW case: Court rejects Maharia’s bail plea

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A court here today rejected the bail application of Siddharth Maharia, who allegedly killed 3 men and injured five others by his BMW car earlier this month. Additional District Judge Barkat Ali rejected the bail application of Maharia, Additional PP Rajesh Pareek said. Maharia, son of independent MLA Nandkishore Maharia, was driving the car at […]

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Peter, Indrani conspired to kill Sheena: CBI tells HC

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Peter Mukerjea had along with his wife Indrani Mukerjea conspired to kill her daughter Sheena Bora as they were not happy with her relationship with Peter’s son Rahul, the CBI told the Bombay High Court today while opposing the former media baron’s bail plea. The agency also said that probe in the case was still […]

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Two get capital punishment for kidnap & murder of minor

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Two get capital punishment for kidnap & murder of minor Mehsana, A court at Visnagar in Mehsana district today awarded death sentence to two persons for kidnapping and murdering a five-year-old boy in March 2012. Additional Sessions Judge of Visnagar K M Dave awarded the death sentence to Akshay Patel and Kuldip Panchal observing that […]

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Moga case: Prosecution asked to record evidence of witness

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A local court of Moga has directed the prosecution to record the evidence of witnesses in the death case of 13-year-old girl who was allegedly molested and thrown off a moving bus in Moga, on December 11. Additional Sessions Judge Gurjant Singh on Saturday gave the direction on Saturday after no one turned up on […]

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Sheena case: CBI moves court to quiz Indrani, 2 others in jail

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The CBI on Thursday moved the Mumbai sessions court seeking permission to question prime accused Indrani Mukerjea, her former husband Sanjeev Khanna and her driver Shyamvar Rai in jail in the Sheena Bora murder case even as judicial custody of the trio was extended till December 17. “We seek permission to interrogate the accused in […]

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MCOCA court adjourns trial in J Dey murder case till Nov 23

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A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court today adjourned the trial in the journalist J Dey murder case till November 23 after it was told byMumbai Police that the state government has handed over all cases against underworld don Chhota Rajan to CBI. “The case is adjourned on the ground that the […]

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HC upholds life sentence to man for killing pregnant wife

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Observing that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt, the Bombay High Court has upheld the life imprisonment given to a man for killing his pregnant wife at Charkop in suburban Kandivali in 2007. Dismissing an appeal filed by the convict, a bench noted, “on going through the record, we are of the […]

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HC upholds life sentence of 4 for murdering couple

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Twenty-two years after the death by stabbing of a Chembur couple in the 1993 riots that followed the Babri Masjid demolition, the Bombay high court upheld the life sentence given to four people for the crime. A division bench of Justice Vijaya Kapse-Tahilramani and Justice Ajay Gadkari dismissed the appeal filed by Chembur residents Suhas […]

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Driver Sanap gets death

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A special court here today awarded death sentence to driver Chandrabhan Sanap for raping and murdering a 23-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh in the city last year, saying the crime evoked the same reaction as the 2012 Delhi gangrape case case and damaged Mumbai’s image as a safe city for women. “The case falls […]

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Indrani suffering from suspected dengue, court told

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Byculla women’s prison authorities on Wednesday informed a metropolitan magistrate court here that Indrani Mukerjea, the main accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, might be suffering from dengue. “We have informed the court that Mukerjea is suffering from suspected dengue and her platelet levels have gone down to 65,000,” a jail official said. He […]

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Court seeks Indrani’s production tomorrow

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A Mumbai court today ordered production of former media magnate Indrani Mukerjea, the main accused in the murderof her daughter Sheena Bora, tomorrow for obtaining her consent for seeking her voice sample. The CBI, which is probing the sensational murder, has petitioned the Metropolitan Magistrate’s court for Mukerjea’s voice sample. The central probe agency had […]

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3 of family given life imprisonment for dowry murder

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A court of Ballia (UP) has sentenced a man and his two relatives to life in prison for killing his wife for dowry three years ago. Additional District Judge Amar Pal Singh held the trio guilty yesterday and also slapped a fine of Rs 4,000 each, prosecution said here today. In August 2012, Seema was killed […]

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Two criminals sent to judicial custody till Nov 3

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Arrested gangster Mukeem, who was wanted in several loot and murder cases including that of policemen, has been sent to judicial custody till November 3. He and his associate Sabir were produced in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Sunder Lal here last evening. Mukeem, who was wanted in 32 cases of loot and murder […]

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Court orders lodging of case against 12 persons

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A local court of Badaun (UP) has ordered lodging of a case against 12 persons, including four policemen, for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 32-year-old woman here. Chief Judicial Magistrate Rup Kishore yesterday ordered lodging of the case. The woman belonging to Behta Pathak village alleged that she and her minor daughter were kidnapped at gun […]

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Three sentenced for life in murder case in UP

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Three persons, including two brothers, were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court of Ballia(UP) in a 15-year-old murder case. Additional Session Judge Ashwini Kumar Singh held all the three accused guilty yesterday and imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on them. In May 2000, Nanhak was beaten to death by Vijay Yadav, his […]

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Three sentenced for life in murder case

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A man and his two sons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court of gonda here in a murder case. Additional Sessions Judge Satyendra Kumar held all the three accused guilty yesterday and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on them. The court directed that half of the penalty amount should be […]

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6 given life sentence for double murder

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A court of Muzaffarnagar,UP today sentenced six persons to life imprisonment for killing two men in Tilora area here eight years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Dinesh Chand also slapped a fine of Rs 3,000 on each of the accused, government lawyer Qayyum Ali said. Shyam Singh and Padam Singh were shot dead and another person, […]

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Court: life term to man for killing brother-in-law

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A Delhi court has awarded life term to a man for killing his brother-in-law over suspicion of his illicit relations with his wife, observing that “Justice demands court should impose punishment befitting the crime so that it reflects public abhorrence of the offence.” District Judge Talwant, Singh while awarding life term to Delhi resident Bharat, […]

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Doctor accused of negligency acquitted

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A local court of Pathankot, Punjab today acquitted a doctor who was accused of performing hernia operation in a rash and negligent manner which caused the death of a 35-year-old man. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Randhir Verma, while delivering his verdict in the case, observed that the prosecution failed to proved its case beyond reasonable doubts. […]

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Life imprisonment for two for murder

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A court here has sentenced two persons to life imprisonment after holding them guilty of murdering a man in 2012 in Hisar, Haryana. Additional District and Sessions Judge Basruddin also slapped a fine of Rs one lakh each on both the accused in his yesterday’s verdict. The court also directed the convicts– Puran Mal alias […]

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Man gets jail for rape, murder of 8-yr-old

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A special women’s court of Mumbai, today sentenced a man to life imprisonment for raping and murdering an eight-year-old girl in Nehru Nagar area of suburban Kurla in 2010. Special Judge Vrushali Joshi had convicted Javed Sheikh (aged around 25) on September 5 for the crime. “The court has sentenced Javed Sheikh to life on the […]

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