UP panchayat poll violence: 2 sentenced to life for murder

Muzaffarnagar court has sentenced two men to life imprisonment for murdering a youth during the 2010 panchayat poll in Uttar Pradesh. Additional district sessions judge Umesh Chandra also slapped a fine of Rs 20,000 each on the convicts — Tehran and his nephew Ikram. The duo shot dead Abid when he protested against alleged irregularities at […]

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Non bailable warrants against two BJP MLAs

A local court has issued non-bailable warrants against two BJP MLAs for not appearing in court in connection with a case of disrupting train services here. According to prosecution, Chief Judicial Magistrate Gopal Tiwari issued non-bailable warrants against Kapil Aggarwal from Muzaffarnagar constituency and Umesh Malik from Budhana seat. He directed the police to produce […]

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ATS gets transit remand of suspected Bangladeshi terrorist

A Muzaffarnagar court today granted the transit remand of a suspected Bangladeshi terrorist to Uttar Pradesh police’s Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS), a day after his arrest here. Chief Judicial Magistrate Gopal Tiwari allowed the ATS transit remand of Abdullah after which it took him to Lucknow. Abdullah is allegedly associated with Islamic extremist group Ansarullah […]

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Village head arrested for role in communal clash

A local court today sent the headman of Nasirpur village in the district to judicial custody till June 20 for his alleged role in communal clashes there. The village head, Sabir Ali, was arrested today and charged with attempt to murder and rioting. One person was killed and six were injured in communal clashes at […]

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Muzaffarnagar riots: Case against three persons transferred to sessions court

A local court has transferred to a sessions court a case against three persons who were accused of burning a house during the Muzaffarnagar riots of 2013. Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Jitender Kumar last evening asked the accused Monu Balmiki, Raju and Ankit to appear before the sessions court for trial on July 5. According […]

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Two brothers get life term for killing man

A local court today sentenced two brothers to life imprisonment for killing a 40-year-old man here. Additional District Sessions judge Amber Rawat also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 each on the accused, Musa and Mohammed, who were held guilty under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code. According to prosecution, Badruddin was shot […]

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Two get five yrs imprisonment for cow slaughter

A local court has convicted two men and sentenced them to five years in jail for slaughtering cows. According to government lawyer Javed Ali, Additional District and Sessions Judge Manoj kumar has also imposed a fine of Rs 15000 each on the accused Gayyur and Gadhe Ali after holding them guilty under the Uttar Pradesh […]

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Woman sent to judicial custody for killing mother-in-law

A Muzaffarnagar court here today remanded a woman, arrested for allegedly killing her mother-in-law, to 14 days judicial custody. “The chief judicial magistrate has sent Shama to 14 days judicial custody,” the prosecution said. Sabra (45) was beaten to death allegedly by her daughter-in-law Shama (21) over some family dispute in Shamli district yesterday. The victim […]

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Two sentenced for five year in jail for cow slaughter

A court here has sentenced two persons to five year imprisonment for slaughtering cows in Shamli district in 2007. Additional district sessions judge Manoj Kumar yesterday convicted Israil and Monu and imposed a fine of Rs 1,000 each. According to government lawyer Javed Ali, police arrested Israil and Monu during a raid and seized cow […]

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Man gets seven years jail for raping woman labourer

A Muzaffarnagar court has sentenced a man to seven years imprisonment for raping a woman in Shamli district. Additional District Sessions Judge Manoj Kumar also imposed a fine of Rs 9000 on the accused, Wajid Ali, last evening after holding him guilty under Section 376 of the IPC, according to prosecution. The woman, who worked as […]

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