SC rejects Delhi govt plea seeking death for Katara’s killers

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a Delhi government plea seeking death sentence for the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case including cousins Vikas and Vishal Yadav, saying that it did not fall under the “rarest of rare” category warranting the extreme penalty. A bench comprising justices JS Khehar and R Banumathi said that […]

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Katara case convicts deserve death: Cops to HC

Delhi Police today told the Delhi High Court that Vikas Yadav and two others, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, deserve death sentence as the offence was “pre-meditated” and committed in a “cold blooded” manner. “The accused persons (Vikas, Vishal and Sukhdev Pehalwan), in furtherence of their common intention, murdered the victim Nitish Katara in a […]

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Death term sought for Katara murder convict

State prosecutors have sought death penalty to Sukhdev Pehalwan, convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the Nitish Katara murder case. On the prosecution plea, the Delhi High Court has sent Pehalwan a notice. Pehalwan was given life term by the trial court July 12, 2011, for abducting and killing business executive Nitish Katara in […]

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Delhi Police issued notice on Vikas Yadav’s bail plea

The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to Delhi Police on a plea for an interim bail of Vikas Yadav, who is undergoing life imprisonment along with his cousin Vishal for killing Nitish Katara in February 2002. Justice B.D. Ahmed issued tne notice to Delhi Police, seeking their reply by April 7. Vikas, in his […]

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