CUSTODY

  • Bengaluru youth operating pro-Islamic State Twitter handle sent to five-day police custody 4 days ago

    Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Police was on Sunday granted five days custody of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, after he confessed to operating a pro-Islamic State Twitter account with over 17,000 followers. Biswas was arrested on Saturday from his home in the IT city. He has been accused of waging a...
  • Cab rape: Accused driver sent to three-day police custody, Uber taxi service banned in Delhi December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Shiv Kumar Yadav, the taxi driver who worked with international cab service Uber, was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in connection with the rape of a 25-year-old woman in the national capital. Metropolitan Magistrate Ambika Singh sent 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav in police custody till December 11...
  • Chopper case: Delhi Court extends Khaitan's judicial custody November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The judicial custody of businessman Gautam Khaitan was on Monday extended till November 14 after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) told a Delhi court that the probe in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper deal was at a crucial stage. Special Judge VK Gupta...
  • Kochi: Police take 'Kiss of love' supporters into preventive custody, lathicharge protesters of the event November 2, 2014

    Kochi: Supporters of the 'Kiss of Love' event held in Kochi have been taken into preventive custody from Law college junction. Unrest is on the rise in the city as supporters of the campaign and members of Hindu and Muslim groups protesting against the event were simultaneously lathicharged by the...
  • Burdwan blast: Jamaat operatives used al-Qaeda model to execute 9/11 type attack October 30, 2014

    Burdwan: The interrogation of wives of the two terror operatives involved in the Burdwan bomb blast reveals that the Jamaat operatives underwent al-Qaeda's model of training to execute an attack similar to that of the 9/11 attack in the United States. The interrogation report says that a locked room of a...
  • Syndicate Bank MD sent to police custody till Tuesday September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: A court here on Monday remanded Syndicate Bank chairmancummanaging director SK Jain and another accused to police custody till Tuesday after the CBI said the duo are required to be confronted with another coaccused in the case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Swarna Kanta Sharma remanded Jain...
  • Indianorigin mother killed son in custody battle: UK inquest September 20, 2014

    London: An Indianorigin mother killed herself and her fouryearold son earlier this year by deliberately setting her house on fire after she lost his custody in a longdrawn court case, an inquest has concluded. Janma Joshi, 40, and her son, Moksha Jai Joshi, had both died in a fatal fire at...
  • Custodial torture: Madras HC impleads Home Secretary, DGP, SP September 17, 2014

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday suo motu impleaded the Home Secretary, the Director General of Police and the Superintendent of Police, Tiruppur district, as respondents in the case of alleged custodial torture of a woman at a police station at Udumalaipet in Coimbatore district. ...
  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, jailed for 15 days August 22, 2014

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila was on Friday charged with attempted suicide and sent to 15day judicial custody. Sharmila, who had refused to be examined by doctors upon her release on Wednesday, was taken away forcibly by police personnel from her protest site in Imphal. Irom, who was freed on Wednesday,...
  • Jyoti murder case: 5 accused sent to police custody August 5, 2014

    Five accused, including Piyush Shyam Dasani, the son of a UP biscuit baron and the husband of the victim, were today remanded in one day's police custody in connection with themurderof the 28yearoldJyotiDasani. Thecourtof the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused ...
  • Tamil Nadu: Youth wearing tshirt with ISIS symbol held August 3, 2014

    Ramanathaapuram (Tamil Nadu): A 22yearold youth was on Sunday taken into custody for questioning after a group photo of some youths wearing tshirts with ISIS emblem appeared on a social networking site. Abul Rahman has been taken into custody in connection with the photo which appeared during Ramazan period, Superintendent of...
  • AAP leaders sent to 14 days judicial custody for promoting enmity July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Dilip Pandey and two other party members were on Saturday sent to 14 days' judicial custody by a court on charges of promoting enmity between different communities. Metropolitan Magistrate Sheetal Chaudhary sent AAP members Pandey, Ram Kumar Jha and Javed Khan to judicial custody till...
  • Custodial violence a serious issue: Court July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A court has observed that custodial violence in any form is a serious issue and the judiciary must exhibit zero tolerance for such offences. Additional Sessions Judge Kamini Lau made the observation while dealing a complaint regarding custodial violence in the Tihar jail premise which left under trial prisoner...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots accused remanded to judicial custody July 16, 2014

    A riot accused was sent to 14 days' judicial custody after he surrendered before a court in Muzaffarnagar in connection with Maherdeen killing case. Chief judicial magistrate Narender Kumar sent the accused Sandeep alias Kala to 14 days judicial custody on Tuesday. Maherdeen was murdered during riots in Lank village in the...
  • Police arrest Muzaffarnagar riots gangrape accused June 27, 2014

    Police have arrested one person accused of gangraping a woman at Lank of Muzaffarnagar during last year's riots. The accused, Maheshvir Singh, was arrested on Thursday, a police officer said. He had been sent to 14 days' judicial custody after being produced before the court of additional chief judicial magistrate Sunder...
  • Man accused of raping 7yearold girl sent to 14day judicial custody June 24, 2014

    A man accused of raping a sevenyearold girl has been sent to 14 days judicial custody by a court in Muzaffarnagar. The accused identified as Mehmood was produced in special court of Protection of Children from Sexual Offence (POCSO), which sent him to judicial custody of 14 days. The minor girl was...
  • 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 taken into custody for threatening Tamil Nadu Minister June 15, 2014

    Salem: Two persons were on Sunday taken into custody for questioning for allegedly sending SMSs to some officials threatening to kill Tamil Nadu Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy, two collectors and a former district judge, police said. The SMS were received by Salem Revenue Divisional Officer Lalithavathi and Tahsildhar Kannan, police said. The...
  • Three Bangladeshi men arrested in Kolkata, sent to police custody June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Three Bangladeshi nationals, who did not have valid documents for entering the country, have been arrested from the city and remanded to police custody, police said on Sunday. "Acting on a tipoff, three Bangladeshis Nur Hossein, Zaman and Salim were last night arrested from the Kaikhali area of Baguihati....
  • Mechanism should be evolved to prevent custodial deaths: Bombay HC June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A mechanism should be evolved to ensure that police do not use "excessive steps or force" during interrogations, the Bombay High Court said on Friday. "While the police were within their rights to interrogate the accused, a mechanism should be evolved to ensure that they do not use excessive...
  • Omvir singh murder case: 3 doctors arrested for sheltering accused June 13, 2014

    Three doctors, including the owner of a private hospital, have been arrested for allegedly sheltering the accused in the murder of local BJP leader Om Vir Singh in Muzaffarnagar, police said. According to Circle Officer Mahesh Mishra, the trio of doctors Adip Kotpal, owner of the private hospital, its manager...
  • Murder accused booked for photo on Facebook with illegal gun June 12, 2014

    A case has been registered against an accused in a murder case after he was found posing with an illegal firearm in a photograph posted on social networking website, Facebook. According to Circle Officer Sanjeev Vajpayee, the accused Sachin is in police custody for the murder of a Class X student...
  • Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha, party workers arrested for 'assaulting' JSEB official June 3, 2014

    Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha and 50party workers and leaders have been sent to 14day judicial custody forallegedly assaulting a Jharkhand State Electricity Board official over a power crisis issue in the state. Yashwant Sinha and approximately300 party workers and leaders were arrested earlier on Monday for the alleged assault. Incidentally, Sinha...
  • Singer Chris Brown released from jail: Authorities June 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Chris Brown was released early Monday from a Los Angeles County jail, authorities said. Los Angeles Sheriff's deputy Tony Moore told The Associated Press that Brown was released at 12:01 a.m. Monday, but he didn't have any more details. Brown had been in custody since midMarch, when he was...
  • Police recommends judicial enquiry into the custodial death of accused June 1, 2014

    The Palamau Police has recommended for a judicial enquiry into the custodial death of a murder accused at the Satbarwa police outpost under Rural police station in Palamu district. Superintendent of Police Y S Ramesh has recommended the Palamu Deputy Commissioner K N Jha for a judicial probe into the death of...
  • 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...
  • Criminal escapes from custody, two police personel suspended May 24, 2014

    A criminal escaped from police custody while he was being taken to court following which two policemen who were escorting him have been suspended. The accused, Jabbar, who was being taken to court in a bus, escaped by cutting the rope with which his hands had been tied by the policemen...
  • Patna serial blasts: Four accused sent to judicial custody till June 6 May 23, 2014

    Four accused in Patna serial blasts case were produced in the high court on Friday. All the four accused have been sent to police custody till June 6. NIA on wednesday has arrested four persons including alleged mastermind Hyder Ali alias Black Beauty, in connection with the Patna serial blasts ahead...
  • Gadkari defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal jailed for 14 days, next hearing on June 6 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) National Convener Arvind Kejriwal has been sent to 14day judicial custody in the defamation case filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal, a former Delhi chief minister, was sent to Tihar Jail after he refused to sign a personal bond...
  • 14 SL fishermen remanded to judicial custody till June 4 May 22, 2014

    Fourteen Sri Lankan fishermen, arrested by the Coast Guard on the charge of illegally fishing in Indian waters, were remanded to judicial custody till June 4 by a court near Ramanathapuram on Thursday. According to officials, the fishermen were produced before the Judicial Magistrate at Paramakudi and remanded to judicial custody...