Murder case: Court acquits 3 and asks investigating officer to pay Re 1 from his salary as compensation

A court here in Maharashtra has acquitted three persons in a 2007 case of killing a person and asked the investigating officer to pay Re 1 from his salary as compensation to each of those set free. District Judge S B Bahalkar, in his order issued earlier this month, held the investigating officer (IO), R […]

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Man awarded death penalty, wife gets life term in murder case

A court in Rajasthan’s Kota has awarded death sentence to a man and life imprisonment to his wife in a five-year-old robbery and murder case here. An additional district judge [ADJ] on Wednesday pronounced the verdict, holding the man guilty of looting and murdering a couple at their home in the city and his wife […]

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Woman, paramour convicted in husband’s murder case

A sessions court in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas on Thursday pronounced a woman and her paramour guilty of conspiracy and murder of her husband in 2017. The sessions judge at the Barasat Fourth Fast Track Court held Ajit Roy guilty of murder and Manua Majumdar for conspiring with him. The quantum of sentence will […]

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Kotdwar Bar Association to withdraw its ban on representing accused in Sushil Raghuvanshi murder case

The Uttarakhand High Court has been informed that the Kotdwar Bar Association would be withdrawing its controversial notice barring advocates from appearing on behalf of the accused in the Sushil Raghuvanshi murder case. Earlier this month, the Bench of Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Alok Kumar Verma had castigated the Bar Association’s move to pass […]

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New Delhi : A special MCOCA court here Friday acquitted nine people accused of murdering a man in 2012.

New Delhi: A total of 12 persons were accused of killing Haris alias Bittu Sultan Shah (25) in February 2012 in a room in Kalyan’s Bail Bazar area and then burning the body in Igatpuri near Nashik. The accused believed Shah had stolen 30 kg of charas, a narcotic substance, from them, the prosecution claimed. […]

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 The Supreme Court closes proceedings against Tej Pratap in murder case.

 The Supreme Court today closed proceedings against former Bihar minister Tej Pratap, son of jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, in the murder case of a Siwan-based journalist. The Supreme Court had asked the CBI to investigate allegations relating to media reports featuring photographs and videos that showed Pratap, former Bihar health minister, along with […]

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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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6 sentenced to death in suspected honour killing of Dalit man

Six persons were sentenced to death by a court here today in connection with the suspected honour killing of a 22-year old Dalit man in full public view in nearby Udumalpet in March last year. Those sentenced to death included the father of the woman, who had married the Dalit man despite opposition from her […]

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Verdict in Dalit woman rape-murder case today

A court here is set to pronounce tomorrow the verdict in the case related to sensational rape and murder of a Dalit woman which was in focus during the campaign for the Kerala Assembly elections last year. Ernakulam Principal Sessions Court had on December 6 completed the hearing in the case and posted it for […]

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SC dismisses plea against bail to trustees of Ryan

The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea challenging the anticipatory bail granted to three trustees of the Ryan International Group in connection with the killing of a student in the school premises. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre said the “petition is dismissed.” The court had earlier reserved the order […]

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