Monica Bedi’s conviction upheld, sentence reduced

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The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of actress Monika Bedi, girlfriend of underworld don Abu Salem, in the fake passport case but reduced her sentence to period of jail term she had already undergone. A bench of justices B Sudershan Reddy and S S Nijjar rejected Monika’s plea that she could not be… Read more »

Man gets death sentence for raping, killing child

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A court in Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district Wednesday sentenced a man to death for the rape and murder of a minor girl, police said. Additional Sessions Judge Rajendra Singh handed down the death sentence to Guddu alias Jitendra Kumar, a native of Gajnera village in Bareilly, some 250 km from here. Kumar had raped the… Read more »

BKI terrorist Jagtar Hawara’s death sentence commuted to life

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The Punjab and Haryana High Court Tuesday commuted to a life term the death sentence awarded to notorious Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara. Hawara was a mastermind of the assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh at the high-security state secretariat complex here Aug 31, 1995. The high court, however, upheld… Read more »