ARTHUR ROAD JAIL

  • Court issues production warrant against LeT operative Jundal June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A special NIA court on Monday issued a production warrant for July 2 against suspected top LashkareToiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the alleged masterminds of 26/11 attacks in Mumbai. District Judge IS Mehta was scheduled to hear arguments on charges in the case in which Jundal...
  • Bolly Buzz: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 23, 2013

    Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. ...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts case: Sanjay Dutt shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail May 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt, who had surrendered in a TADA court in Mumbai on May 16 in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, was shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail on Wednesday. The 53yearold Bollywood star was lodged in the 'anda' cell in the Arthur Road jail after Dutt surrendered before the expiry...
  • Sanjay Dutt will be in 'anda' cell at Arthur Road jail for some time May 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt will remain in the 'anda' (eggshaped) cell in the highsecurity block at the Arthur Road jail in Mumbai for some time, a top police officer said on Monday, as authorities in Maharashtra debate whether to shift him out of Mumbai. "We will take some more time...
  • Sanjay Dutt likely to be shifted to Pune's Yerwada Jail soon May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt spent his first night in jail in Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail on Thursday. He is awaiting an order which decides as to which jail will he be permanently shifted to. He is most likely to be taken to Pune's Yerwada Jail in a day or two,...
  • Mumbai jail receives letter about threat to Sanjay Dutt's life May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt on Wednesday told a court here that he will surrender before it on Thursday to undergo the prison term in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, even as a jail official said he would be provided adequate security in the wake of an anonymous letter alleging threat...
  • Don't put me in Kasab's cell, Jundal prays to HC April 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Abu Jundal, an alleged operative of terrorist outfit LashkareTaiba and a key handler during the 26/11 terror attacks, has approached Bombay High Court seeking that he should not be kept in solitary confinement in the same cell where Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab once stayed. Jundal has been lodged in...
  • Centre waives off ITBP's bill for guarding Kasab January 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Saturday said the Centre had decided not to recover from Maharashtra government Rs 21 crore on account of deployment of IndoTibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Arthur Road Central Jail in Mumbai to guard 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab. Kasab was lodged in...
  • 26/11 terrorist Kasab hanged in Pune's Yerwada Jail November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Ajmal Kasab, the sole surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attack and a member of Pakistanbased terror group LashkareToiba (LeT) was hanged at Pune's Yerawada jail at 7.30 am on Wednesday and later buried inside the jail premises. A fax message on the decision taken on Kasab was sent to...
  • Ajmal Kasab yet unaware of Supreme Court verdict August 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Even though a day has passed since the Supreme Court upheld Ajmal Kasab's death sentence, the jailed Pakistani terrorist remains unaware of his fate, a prison official said on Thursday. "We think it is not advisable to communicate the Supreme Court verdict to Kasab yet. We have not received the...
  • Kasab identifies Jundal as key 26/11 conspirator August 9, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab and key 26/11 handler and LashkareToiba operative Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal were on Thursday questioned together by the police at the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai. The terrorists were questioned inside Kasab's highsecurity prison. According to the police, Kasab identified Jundal as on of...
  • 26/11: survivors await Kasab's execution November 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Three years after Ajmal Amir Kasab and his accomplices struck the country's financial capital, the survivors of 26/11 terror attacks are still waiting for the day when the convicted Pakistani gunman will be hanged. "Why is Kasab not hanged yet? What are we waiting for, another 26/11 type horrific...
  • HC raps Maha govt, ED over Hasan Ali's health June 6, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday rapped the Maharashtra government and the Enforcement Directorate for their alleged callous approach towards the health of Punebased stud farm owner Hasan Ali Khan, accused of tax evasion and money laundering. Hasan was taken to staterun JJ Hospital last week following direction from...
  • Hasan Ali's wife to appear before SC today March 28, 2011

    Mumbai: Rheema Khan, the wife of Punebased stud farm owner Hasan Ali, would be present in the Supreme Court on Monday when the Enforcement Directorate submits a status report of the probe into his alleged moneylaundering activities. "Hasan Ali's wife would appear before the Supreme Court on Monday," said his lawyer,...
  • Maha Govt may shift Kasab to another jail February 21, 2011

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government will soon take a decision on whether to shift Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab from Arthur jail to some other prison after his death sentence was upheld by the Bombay High Court on Monday. "We have not yet decided over shifting Kasab to some other jail. I will...
  • Cops, victims happy over Kasab's sentence February 21, 2011

    Mumbai: Mumbai: Police men and people who had fought the 26/11 terror attack on mumbai in 2008 as well as the victims of the tragedy are happy at the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab upheld by the Supreme Court on Monday. Railway Assistant SubInspector Jillu Yadav: "I am extremely happy," said...
  • CCTV footage shows Kasab attacking jail staff September 28, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai attacker Ajmal Amir Kasab had reportedly attacked a jail superintendent at the highsecurity Arthur Road jail on September 1, 2010. The prosecution has submitted CCTV footage as evidence before the special court which shows Kasab attacking the jail superintendent. The prosecution made the claim after Kasab's lawyer demanded that...
  • Dons lead a lavish life inside Mumbai jail July 29, 2010

    Mumbai: Many underworld dons enjoy VIP treatment inside Mumbai's highsecurity Arthur Road Jail even though they have been charged with many heinous crimes. Underworld don Abu Salem is an accused in the 1993 Bombay blasts and was extradited from Portugal in 2005. Salem was a Dawood Ibrahim gamng member but later...
  • Abu Salem lived like a VIP in jail: minister July 26, 2010

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem had a fivestar bathroom and ate homecooked food at the highsecurity Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai, Maharashtras Minister of State for Home Ramesh Bagwe has said. Salem was shifted out of the prison on Saturday after he was attacked by a rival gangster, but its only now...
  • Dawood henchman attacks Abu Salem inside jail July 24, 2010

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem was attacked by Dawood Ibrahim's henchman Mustafa Dossa in Arthur Road Jail on Saturday. Salem got minor injures on his face. A fight took place between Dossa and Salem inside jail though the reason behind this is not known yet. An alleged extortionist Salem was born in...
  • 'Qaidi No C7096' formerly known as Kasab May 21, 2010

    Mumbai: Ajmal Kasab, Pakistani terrorist sentenced to death in the Mumbai terror attack case, has got a new identity with the jail authorities labelling him as Qaidi No C7096. The number is allotted to maintain record of convicts and henceforth he would be referred as Qaidi No C7096, jail sources said...
  • Shiney Ahuja reaches Delhi October 4, 2009

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Shiney Ahuja arrived in the Capital from Mumbai on Sunday morning after spending 110 days in jail for allegedly raping his domestic help. He was granted bail on Thursday. The actor, accompanied by his wife Anupam, arrived at the New Delhi domestic airport aboard a Kingfisher flight...
  • How, where, when of 26/11: Kasab tells all July 20, 2009

    Mumbai: Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone terrorist captured alive after the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, on Monday confessed to his role, admitted he was a Pakistani and narrated in chilling detail the events leading to the killing spree that left 180 people dead. In a dramatic twist to the 26/11...
  • 26/11 case: Court rules Kasab is a major May 2, 2009

    Mumbai: A Special Sessions Court hearing the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case on Saturday observed that Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab is a major and he was at least 20 years old on the day of the attack. Special Judge ML Tahiliyani also rejected the plea to transfer the case to Juvenile...
  • 26/11 case: Kasab is an adult, doctors tell court April 28, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai attacker Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab is an adult, doctors have told the special court set up at the Arthur Road Jail. The doctors told Special Judge ML Tahiliyani that Kasab is more than 20 years old adding that they arrived at the age of the Pakistani terrorist after conducting...
  • 26/11: Court to decide if Kasab's a minor April 28, 2009

    Mumbai: A special court set up at Mumbai's Arthur Road jail will decide whether 26/11 attacker Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab is a juvenile or not. The court had ordered an investigation to determine Kasab's true age on April 24 after the defence lawyer claimed that Kasab was just 17 years old...
  • 26/11 case: Prosecution set to nail Kasab's lie on age April 24, 2009

    Mumbai: Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab will now undergo ossification tests to determine his age after he claimed that he was a minor. The scientific tests will determine whether Kasab was a minor on the day of the 26/11 attacks or not. Special Judge ML Tahiliyani has asked for a report on...
  • What is Kasab's age? Court orders probe April 24, 2009

    Mumbai: A special court ordered an inquiry to determine whether the prime accused in Mumbai terror attacks case Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab is a juvenile. Judge ML Tahiliyani allowed special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam to examine witnesses comprising doctors and jailor on April 28 to find out whether Kasab was...
  • Kasab charged under tough laws, faces death April 17, 2009

    Mumbai: Trial in the November 26 Mumbai terror attacks case began on Friday at the special sessions court set up inside the Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai. The prosecution opened the case against lone arrested terrorist Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab and two with Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam declaring draft charges...
  • 26/11 trial starts, Kasab produced in court April 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Mumbai attacker Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab has on Wednesday been physically produced in a special court at the Arthur Road Jail for the first time after being arrested in the 26/11 attacks. Nearly 1,000 security personnel have been given the responsibility of protecting Kasab with IndoTibetan Border Police personnel deployed...