Accused

  • Police arrests 13 people accused in Muzaffarnagar riots 17-04-2014 03:08 PM

    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...
  • High Court pulls up Mamata for sharing stage with murder accused 11-04-2014 08:22 AM

    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 03-04-2014 08:00 AM

    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 27-03-2014 03:31 PM

    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...
  • Nido Taniam death case: Bail plea of accused to come up in court today 11-02-2014 12:35 PM

    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 06-02-2014 07:54 PM

    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 16-01-2014 02:25 PM

    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...
  • Delhi: Court pulls up woman for changing stand during rape trial 09-01-2014 02:50 PM

    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 08-01-2014 12:05 AM

    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...
  • Saudi judge orders man to be lashed for accusing wife 31-12-2013 12:18 PM

    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...
  • Kerala: Jailed murder accused found active on Facebook 02-12-2013 04:10 PM

    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 21-11-2013 08:54 PM

    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...
  • Patna serial blasts: 'Little chance' of accused's survival 30-10-2013 03:48 PM

    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...
  • 2G case: 12 accused seeks exemption from appeareance before Chennai CMM 23-10-2013 06:40 PM

    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,...
  • Hyderabad: Two arrested for gangraping woman 23-10-2013 10:24 AM

    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...
  • Former Rajasthan minister Babulal Nagar's aide caught on camera offering bribe to rape victim 30-09-2013 07:13 PM

    Jaipur: Former Rajasthan Minister Babulal Nagar who is charged with rape is in for more trouble as a video has emerged allegedly showing his close associate trying to bribe and threaten the complainant and her family into taking back the case. In the video the associate can be seen offering...
  • Babulal Nagar case: Statements of guard, 4 others recorded 27-09-2013 09:01 PM

    Statements of five persons including the guard and the supervisor at the official bungalow of former Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar were recorded, on Friday, in connection with a rape case against him. Sleuths of Criminal Investigation Department-Crime Branch (CID-CB) spent the whole day in recording the statements of a...
  • Digvijaya Singh refutes Ajmer blast accused charges 25-09-2013 02:28 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh refuted Ajmer blast accused Bhavesh Patel charges. He said, "I do not know Bhavesh Patel. He has accepted that he was a member of RSS and that he played a part in the Ajmer blasts. Need to investigate who asked him to write the letter."...
  • Rajasthan rape case: Babu Lal Nagar gives CID team the slip 23-09-2013 07:51 PM

    Jaipur: Rape accused former Rajasthan minister Babu Lal Nagar on Monday gave the slip to a Criminal Investigation Department (CID) team waiting at his residence to collect blood sample for medical examination, as they were told by the family that he has gone to Shirdi in Maharashtra. The team of...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Chargesheet likely to be filed this week 15-09-2013 01:51 PM

    Speeding up legal proceedings in the photojournalist's gangrape case that triggered nationwide outrage, Mumbai police is all set file a charge sheet against five accused in a couple of days. "We are giving final touch to the charge sheet of the gangrape case with whatever evidences we have collected so...
  • Bangalore law student rape case: 8th accused arrested 10-09-2013 04:04 PM

    Bangalore: The eighth accused in the gangrape of a Bangalore law student has been nabbed on Tuesday. Raja was the only one who was to be arrested. Last week the convicts were sentenced to life imprisonment by the trial court in the case. The one remaining accused is a minor...
  • FTP: 3 years for juvenile in Delhi gangrape case: Does the punishment fit the crime? 02-09-2013 11:55 PM

    The juvenile in the December 16, 2012 gangrape-murder case of a 23-year-old paramedical student has been found guilty of rape and murder by the Juvenile Justice Board. He has been sentenced to three years in a correctional home subject to review. His sentence will include the period he has already...
  • Mumbai gangrape: One accused to undergo test to determine age 27-08-2013 06:35 PM

    Mumbai: As Mumbai Police has been working towards building a watertight case against the five arrested accused in the photojournalist gangrape case, CNN-IBN has learnt by way of police sources that one of the accused who claimed to be a juvenile will undergo a Bone Ossification Test to settle counter...
  • Delhi gangrape: Police conclude arguments, judgement soon 26-08-2013 06:45 PM

    Delhi Police, on Monday, concluded its final arguments in the December 16 gangrape and murder trial against the four adult accused in the case, saying it had all the evidence to prove them guilty. The counsel for the accused will start its final arguments from Tuesday. Special Public Prosecutor Dayan...
  • Chinese politician Bo Xilai denounces former police chief as vile liar 26-08-2013 02:35 AM

    Ousted senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai angrily denounced his former police chief on Sunday on the fourth day of his trial, calling him a "vile character" who faked testimony implicating Bo in covering up a murder committed by his wife. Bo was a rising star in China's leadership circles when...
  • Read: Statement by Mumbai gangrape survivor's family 25-08-2013 11:20 PM

    The family of the 23-year-old photojournalist who was raped by five men in a mill in Mumbai on Thursday evening issued a statement to the media on Sunday, asking it to continue to respect the privacy of their daughter. Here is the full text of the statement: DATE 25TH AUGUST...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Ujjwal Nikam appointed as public prosecutor 25-08-2013 10:59 PM

    Mumbai: Three days after the brutal gangrape in Mumbai, the Mumbai Police have nabbed all the accused in the case - the fifth accused was nabbed in Delhi on Sunday. Four of them have now been sent to police custody. The development came as the Maharashtra state government has appointed...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Punish my son if he's a culprit, says mother of an accused 25-08-2013 03:49 PM

    Mumbai: Mother of one of the accused in the gangrape case of a photojournalist in Mumbai said if his son is a culprit, then punish him. "If the victim identifies my son as culprit then he should be punished," she said. She, however, claimed that he son is innocent. "My...
  • December 16 gangrape accused wanted to kill the woman: Prosecution 25-08-2013 06:36 AM

    The Delhi police on Saturday, during final arguments in the December 16, 2012 gangrape case, told a city court that the accused had a clear intention to kill the victim so that no witness of the horrific incident was left behind. Special Public Prosecutor Dayan Krishnan told Additional Sessions Judge...
  • Chinese politician Bo Xilai admits 'shame', denies protecting wife 25-08-2013 12:29 AM

    Ousted senior Chinese politician Bo Xilai admitted to shaming his country and poorly handling a defection attempt by his former police chief after he told Bo his wife had committed murder, but Bo denied trying to protect her from the accusation. Bo was a rising star in China's leadership circles...