Custody

  • Manipur activist Irom Sharmila charged with attempted suicide, jailed for 15 days 6 days ago

    Imphal: Manipur activist Irom Sharmila was on Friday charged with attempted suicide and sent to 15-day 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 themurder of the 28-year-old Jyoti Dasani. The court of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate here allowed police to question Jyoti's husband Piyush and the other accused --...
  • Tamil Nadu: Youth wearing t-shirt with ISIS symbol held August 3, 2014

    Ramanathaapuram (Tamil Nadu): A 22-year-old youth was on Sunday taken into custody for questioning after a group photo of some youths wearing t-shirts 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 gang-rape accused June 27, 2014

    Police have arrested one person accused of gang-raping 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 7-year-old girl sent to 14-day judicial custody June 24, 2014

    A man accused of raping a seven-year-old 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 tip-off, 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 50 party workers and leaders have been sent to 14-day judicial custody for allegedly assaulting a Jharkhand State Electricity Board official over a power crisis issue in the state. Yashwant Sinha and approximately 300 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 mid-March, 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 14-day 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...
  • AAP supporters back Kejriwal, say ready to go to jail with him May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. AAP supporters said that they are ready to stay in jail with him. ...
  • Kejriwal refuses to pay bail bond, arrested in Gadkari defamation case May 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India...
  • Karisma Kapoor's estranged husband Sanjay Kapur seeks custody of their kids May 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Karisma Kapoor's estranged husband Sunjay Kapur has filed a petition in a family court here seeking custody of their two children. In the petition filed last month, Kapur has sought custody of their two children Samaira and Kiaan Raj. The move comes two years after the couple started living...
  • Modi supporters in US announces three-day celebrations May 16, 2014

    Elated at the historic victory of the BJP lead by Narendra Modi, its supporters in the US on Friday called for three-day celebrations by lighting "diyas" at their homes, community centers and temples. "This is a historic moment for India. We have urged all non-resident Indians to celebrate this by lighting...
  • Rhea Pillai snapped outside police station after filing a complaint against partner Leander Peas May 9, 2014

    Things are getting murkier in the Rhea Pillai-Leander Paes case. After being accused of being 'dangerous' to her daughter Aiyana by former partner, Leander Paes, former model and Art Of Living guru Rhea Pillai lodged a complaint against the tennis player alleging that he is trying to displace her from...
  • Man gets judicial custody for posting objectionable remarks on Facebook May 3, 2014

    A youth who was accused of posting objectionable remarks on a social networking website has surrendered before a court here. Gaurav Tomar, who was booked for his alleged hate remarks on Facebook under Section 66A of IT Act (Punishment for sending offensive messages through communication service) in Shamli on April 25,...
  • Two suspected Pakistani terrorists sent to jail April 8, 2014

    Two alleged Pakistani terrorists Abdul Waheed alias Murtaza and Faheem alias Mohammad Owais were on Monday remanded in judicial custody after their thorough interrogation. Both the terrorists were arrested on March 26 at Gorakhpur and were interrogated by several other agencies during police remand, IG STF, Ashish Gupta said. Gupta said action...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested April 7, 2014

    A father of medical student was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) in connection with the MP Professional Examination Board's (MPPEB) Pre-Medical Test (PMT) scam. Identified as Badrilal Verma, he was arrested by the STF and produced before a court on Sunday, STF sources said.  Meanwhile, his son Kundan Verma, was also...