Accused

  • Former President Pratibha Patil's brother named accused in murder case July 7, 2014

    Jalgoan: In a major embarrassment to former President Pratibha Patil, a court in Jalgoan, Maharashtra named her brother as an accused in a murder case. Patil's younger brother Gajendra Narayan Patil and former MLA Dr Ulhas Patil have been named accused in a criminal case that dates back to 2005....
  • Hingora kidnapping: Accused's property attached July 1, 2014

    A local court on Monday issued a warrant of attachment of property of the 12 accused in the a case relating to abduction of a Gujarat industrialist in which the kidnappers had allegedly taken Rs 9 crore as ransom. Chief Judicial Magistrate Brajesh Kumar issued the warrants against prime accused Chandan Sonar,...
  • BJP's minority wing protests against Akhilesh Yadav government June 26, 2014

    BJP's minority wing on Thursday staged a demonstration in front of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, accusing the Akhilesh Yadav government of making false promises to Muslims. The demonstration, led by state president of BJP Alpsankhyak Morcha Rumana Siddiqui and senior BJP leader Shiv Pratap Shukla, alleged that the state government has failed...
  • Inmate found dead in Tihar jail, suicide suspected June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A 35-year-old prisoner was found dead on Wednesday afternoon in Tihar Jail. Ram Kumar, the deceased, was accused in an abduction case. It is suspected that he had committed suicide. But there is no official confirmation on the cause of death....
  • Rape accused Nihalchand meets Home minister Rajnath Singh June 20, 2014

    With Opposition demanding his resignation after his name cropped up in a rape case, Union Minister Nihalchand Meghwal on Friday met Home Minister and BJP chief Rajnath Singh and is believed to have received the party's backing. Sources said Meghwal briefed Singh about the case and is understood to have been...
  • Accused in J Dey murder case seeks discharge from case June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Rohit Tangapan alias Satish Kaliya, arrested in journalist Jyotirmoy Dey ('J Dey) murder case, has sought discharge on the ground that Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) is not applicable against him. "We have filed a discharge application before the sessions court, saying MCOCA is not applicable and...
  • Patna blast accused Tabish Nyaz gets bail June 19, 2014

    A designated special court on Thursday granted bail to a Patna bomb blast accused Tabish Nyaz who was arrested by the National Investigation Agency from Ranchi in November 2013. Special judge (NIA) Anil Kumar granted bail to Nyaz on the ground that the anti-terror investigation agency had failed to submit chargesheet...
  • Eight-year-old boy sodomised in Muzaffarnagar, accused arrested June 19, 2014

    An eight-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a 35-year-old man who also beat up his family members when they complained about it to the police at Butrada village in Muzaffarnagar district. Accused Sarfaraz has been arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act and produced before a court which...
  • Saradha scam: CBI granted 7 days custody of six accused including TMC MP Kunal Ghosh June 16, 2014

    Kolkata: The CBI was on Monday granted seven days custody of the main accused in the Saradha chitfund scam, Sudipta Sen, suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh and four others by a local court in connection with the probe ordered by the Supreme Court. Additional chief judicial magistrate Haradhan Mukhopadhyay...
  • Two remaining accused acquited in Akshardham terror attack case June 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A special POTA court on Friday acquitted the remaining two accused in the Akshardham temple terror attack case, three weeks after the Supreme Court let off six accused, rejecting the prosecution's charge of their involvement in the conspiracy. Special POTA (Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act) Court judge Geeta Gopi ordered...
  • Mumbai: One arrested for raping 29-year-old woman at gunpoint June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: One of the accused in the rape case of a 29-year-old woman in Mumbai has been arrested on Monday while another accused is on the run. The woman was lured by two men on the pretext of getting her job and then raped at gunpoint inside a car outside...
  • Five main accused arrested in gangrape of Dalit sisters, two still scot-free May 31, 2014

    All five main accused named in the FIR, including two policemen, have been arrested in the case of gang-rape and hanging of two cousins in Badaun, police said on Saturday. Constable Chhatrapal Yadav was arrested late last night and Urvesh Yadav was detained in the wee hours of Monday, Superintendent of...
  • UP: Father of rape accused brutally beats mother of rape survivor May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In an another shocker from Uttar Pradesh, the mother of a rape survivor has been brutally beaten by the father of a rape accused, Basant Yadav, and three others in Etawah, home district of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. One of the accused has been arrested and two are still...
  • Theft case suspect kills constable for foiling his escape attempt May 29, 2014

    A man arrested on charges of theft killed a police constable when the latter tried to foil his attempt to escape from custody at Haldwani in Nainital district. The incident occurred at Mukhani Police Station in Haldwani late on Tuesday night when Rajendra Arya, who had been arrested on charges of...
  • Police arrests 13 people accused in Muzaffarnagar riots April 17, 2014

    Atleast 13 people were arrested for their role in the last year's riots in Muzaffarnagar, after the Supreme Court directed the state to expedite the process of bringing the accused to justice, police said on Thursday. Two murder accused, four accused of stoning, and seven others were arrested on Wednesday from...
  • High Court pulls up Mamata for sharing stage with murder accused April 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Thursday pulled up the West Bengal Chief Minister for appearing at a public event with Trinamool Congress leader Anubrata Mondal who is a prime accused in the Sagar Ghosh murder case. Showing Thursday's newspapers to the state counsel on photos of Banerjee sharing dais...
  • Mayawati to campaign for riot-accused Qadir Rana in Muzaffarnagar April 3, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati will be campaigning for Lok Sabha elections in Muzaffarnagar on Thursday. The party has fielded Qadir Rana in the constituency which is recovering its wounds of communal violence. Rana, was accused of making hate speeches during the Muzaffarnagar riots. The party supremo received flak...
  • More than 800 Muzaffarnagar riots accused absconding March 27, 2014

    More than 800 accused of last year's Muzaffarnagar riot cases are yet to be arrested despite the fact that court has served arrest warrants against them, SIT sources said here today. Additional Superintendent of Police, Special Investigation Team, Manoj Jha told PTI here that the 390 people were arrested and 75...
  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the post mortem report of Arunchal Pradesh student Nido Taniam suggested that he died of injuries caused to his head and face, bail plea of the three accused will come up in the Saket court on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Delhi High Court will also hear...
  • Delhi HC upholds law allowing jailed accused to contest elections February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld the law allowing jailbirds, except convicts, to contest elections, which was earlier barred by the Supreme Court. A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Manmohan observed that not allowing an arrested accused or an undertrial to contest election on...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: People accused in various cases still free January 16, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Months after Muzaffarnagar riots, many of the accused in cases of looting, arson and even violence against women are roaming free. Around 500 Phugana villagers are accused in various cases and they have put pressure on the police not to make any arrests. Several homes were burnt down and vandalised...
  • Delhi: Court pulls up woman for changing stand during rape trial January 9, 2014

    New Delhi: A 39-year-old woman has been pulled up by a Delhi court for changing her stand during the trial in a rape case lodged by her against a boy who used to give tuitions to her children. Additional Sessions Judge Rajender Kumar Shastri reprimanded the woman after she admitted...
  • Police officers be punished on acquittal of accused in criminal cases: SC January 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Every acquittal in a criminal case should be understood as a failure of the justice delivery System and in serving the cause of justice, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said directing the governments to punish investigating officers in such cases. A bench of justices C K Prasad and J...
  • Saudi judge orders man to be lashed for accusing wife December 31, 2013

    A Saudi news website says a judge in the city of Mecca ordered a man to be lashed 20 times for accusing his spouse of not being a virgin when they married. Al-Sharq Online reported on Monday that the Yemeni man was sentenced to be flogged in one session for not...
  • Watch: Men Against the Tide show December 14, 2013

    It's been a year since the December 16 gangrape incident of a 23-year-old girl in a moving bus in south Delhi shook the national capital. All four men accused in the gangrape have been awarded death penalty. It has been a year since the incident. CNN IBN traveled across the...
  • Kerala: Jailed murder accused found active on Facebook December 2, 2013

    Thiruvananthapuram: Accused in the TP Chandrashekaran murder case, who are in the Kozhikode District Jail, have been found sharing posts and uploading their pictures on Facebook. The most active among the seven-member gang arrested for hacking Chandrashekaran on May 4, 2012, are second accused Kirmani Manoj and fifth accused Mohammed...
  • Modi misses felicitation of riot-accused MLAs by BJP November 21, 2013

    The BJP on Thursday felicitated three of its MLAs accused in the Muzzafarnagar riots with turbans and garlands, but took care to do it ahead of prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's arrival at the venue. The MLAs - Sangeet Som, Suresh Rana and Sudhir Baliyan - were honoured with by Bharatiya...
  • Patna serial blasts: 'Little chance' of accused's survival October 30, 2013

    There is "little chance" of survival of the prime suspect in the Patna serial blasts as he has splinters in his brain, doctors treating him said today. "He is on life support system," Arun Kumar Singh, Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, where the prime suspect Ainul alias Tarique is...
  • 2G case: 12 accused seeks exemption from appeareance before Chennai CMM October 23, 2013

    A Delhi court on Wednesday allowed the plea of 12 out of 17 accused in the 2G spectrum scam case seeking extemption from personal appearenace before a Chennai judge who will record the statement of DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal as a witness in the case. Those accused, who...
  • Hyderabad: Two arrested for gangraping woman October 23, 2013

    Hyderabad: Two men were arrested for allegedly gangraping a 22-year-old software engineer in Hyderabad last week. The incident took place near a forest area on the city outskirts after abducting her in their car. Satish, a private car-driver and Venkateshwarlu, both aged around 25, were arrested for allegedly raping the...