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  • 72-yr-old-man sexually abuses mentally challenged minor girl in Odisha October 23, 2014

    Balasore: A mentally-challenged minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a 72-year-old relative of hers who has been absconding after the matter came to light. According to the FIR lodged by the girl's mother on September 28, the accused allegedly sexually assaulted the girl and also threatened her against talking...
  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape: All five accused held guilty October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Tuesday held all the five men accused of abducting and raping a 30-year call center employee in Delhi's Dhaula Kuan guilty. Sentencing of the convicts will be held on October 17. Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias...
  • Fire at house of Nithari killings case co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher October 10, 2014

    Noida: A fire broke out at the house of Nithari killings case co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher on Thursday evening, fire officials said. Fire tenders were rushed to deal with the blaze at House No.D5 at Sector 31, the site of the grisly murders of children which had rocked the country in...
  • Dhaula Kuan rape case: Accused says police tampered with evidence September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday deferred its verdict in the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape case after one of the accused alleged that police tampered with the evidence to implicate him. Defence counsel Amit Shrivastava, appearing for accused Usman alias Kale, filed a written argument alleging that...
  • Badaun gangrape: Forensic report out, DNA of accused not found on victims' clothes August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The forensic report in the Badaun gangrape and murder case has given a new twist to the case. Sources said on Tuesday that the Hyderabad forensic report has been released and the DNA of the accused have not been found on the clothes of the victims. Sources added that...
  • Kanpur: Police officer kisses murder accused, calls him 'good boy', transferred August 2, 2014

    Kanpur: A senior police official probing the murder case of a woman in Kanpur has been transferred after footage emerged of him kissing the main accused and victim's husband Piyush Dasani on the forehead inside a police station. Swarup Nagar police station circle officer Rakesh Nayak was also seen telling...
  • 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 thea 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 35yearold 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 antiterror investigation agency had failed to submit chargesheet...
  • Eightyearold boy sodomised in Muzaffarnagar, accused arrested June 19, 2014

    An eightyearold boy was allegedly sodomised by a 35yearold 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 29yearold woman at gunpoint June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: One of the accused in the rape case of a 29yearold 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 scotfree May 31, 2014

    All five main accused named in the FIR, including two policemen, have been arrested in the case of gangrape 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 39yearold 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. AlSharq Online reported on Monday that the Yemeni man was sentenced to be flogged in one session for not...