Custody

  • Two suspected Pakistani terrorists sent to jail 08-04-2014 12:04 PM

    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...
  • PMT scam: Father, who got son into a medical college through a gang, arrested 07-04-2014 08:02 AM

    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 sonKundan Verma,...
  • District Court remands MLA Mehebub Alam to judicial custody for 14 days 05-04-2014 08:26 PM

    A North Dinajpur court on Saturday sentenced Bihar MLA Mehebub Alam to 14 days' judicial custody in connection with a clash between Congress and CPI(ML) at Itahar in the district. Alam, elected from Balarampur assembly in neighbouring Katihar district of Bihar from CPI(ML), was arrested from his residence on Friday....
  • Rahul raps party candidate Imran Masood for hate speech against Modi 29-03-2014 06:12 PM

    Saharanpur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has criticised his party's Saharanpur candidate Imran Masood who threatened to kill BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi. Rahul's comments come on a day when Masood was sent to 14-day judicial custody for hate speech. Rahul asking his party workers to abstain from making...
  • Mel Gibson likely to fight for daughter's custody 23-03-2014 06:21 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Mel Gibson is reportedly considering going to family law court here in an attempt to get more custody of his four-year-old daughter Lucia with the former girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Gibson's move follows an incident involving law enforcement and Grigorieva's eldest son with ex-007 Timothy Dalton, multiple sources...
  • Notorious criminal walks free after acquittal in eighth case 15-03-2014 02:37 PM

    Notorious criminal Sushil alias Mounch was acquitted by a court in Muzaffarnagar in a murder case, the eighth case in which he has been exonerated this week paving way for his release from jail. He was acquitted on Friday in the murder case of one Hasin, who was shot dead...
  • Subrata Roy to remain in jail as SC defers hearing 11-03-2014 08:33 AM

    In a further setback to Sahara group chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme court on Monday deferred hearing in his case slated for Tuesday, apparently in the absence of any concrete refund proposal that could prolong his stay in the jail indefinitely. On the last date of hearing on March 7,...
  • Justin Bieber police video may be released, minus genitalia: Judge 05-03-2014 11:55 AM

    A judge on Tuesday ruled that video images of a partially-clad Justin Bieber while the pop singer was in police custody in Florida can be released, but only after blocking out his genitals. The video clips included Bieber providing a urine sample for a drug test following his arrest by...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Key accused in murder case arrested 28-02-2014 03:44 PM

    A main accused involved in a Muzaffarnagar riots-related murder case has been arrested in Muzaffarnagar, police said. Pappu, son of Mahender Singh is one of the eleven accused in connection with the killing of a youth Nazim, was arrested on Thursday, according to police. A local court later sent him...
  • Boy ties 40-year-old woman's hands and legs, burns her alive 19-02-2014 01:09 PM

    A woman was burnt alive by a youth in Shivpur village of Gorakhpur district, police said on Wednesday. 40-year-old Meera and her two children, Khushbu (14) and Mallu (12) were sleeping on Tuesday night when a youth entered their house. The youth tied Meera's hands and legs and burnt her...
  • Jailed Congress leader Dileep Verma joins Samajwadi Party 15-02-2014 07:41 AM

    A jailed former MLA and Congress leader on Friday joined Samajwadi Party in police custody. Dileep Verma, who is undergoing treatment at the district hospital and was shifted there from the jail, joined the ruling SP in front of local party office-bearers and media. Speaking to reporters, Verma praised SP...
  • Sexual assault case: Tarun Tejpal's custody ends today 10-02-2014 09:25 AM

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal's custody in the sexual assault case ends on Monday. Tejpal had applied for bail to the Goa bench of the Bombay High Court. The plea is slated for hearing this week. It is also expected that the Goa Police will file a charge sheet...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Two accused surrender in court 04-02-2014 02:40 PM

    Two accused in the Muzaffarnagar riots case have surrendered before a local court in Muzaffarnagar which sent them to judicial custody till February 17. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar rejected the bail plea of the two accused, Anurag Bansal and Sandeep Tyagi, who surrendered before the court on Monday and...
  • 5 policemen get 3-year jail for helping 2 murder accused escape from custody 01-02-2014 09:47 AM

    A local court in Raipur on Friday sentenced five policemen to three years of jail for helping two murder accused to escape from their custody three years ago. Gang member Vidyut Choudhary was also sentenced to three years imprisonment for escaping. The Additional Session Judge ND Tigala awarded constables Rupesh...
  • BDO sent to judicial custody on corruption charges 22-01-2014 10:44 PM

    A block development officer (BDO) in Palamu district was on Wednesday sent in 14 days judicial custody by a local court in connection with alleged irregularities in Indira Awas schemes, a senior police officer said in Medininagar. "Panki BDO Mohan Lal Marandi was arrested from Sudna locality inMedininagaron Tuesday night...
  • Danish woman gangrape: Two accused sent to 3-day police custody 16-01-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court today remanded two men arrested in connection with the Danish woman gangrape case to three-day police custody. The two men were arrested on Wednesday evening, a day after the incident happened in the Paharganj area in the heart of Delhi. The police had earlier said...
  • Woman official arrested in Shahdol for fraudulent transfer of Tribal land 10-01-2014 10:40 PM

    A local court on Friday remanded a woman government officer in judicial custody after she was arrested in connection with fraudulent transfer of tribal lands in the district. Sandhya Singh, the accused, was posted as the District Registrar (Land Registry) in Shahdol district in 2009 when the land belonging to...
  • Mob assault police officer, burn vehicle after custodial death 10-01-2014 02:26 PM

    A man on Friday died under mysterious circumstances in police custody sparking off a massive protest by villagers who assaulted a cop before torching a vehicle at Shakurabad police station in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. Protesting the death of Devaki Chaudhary (70), a mob from Gagankura village barged into...
  • Bombay HC to take call on adopted girl child's custody on February 12 08-01-2014 07:23 PM

    The Bombay High Court will on February 12 decide whether the custody of an adopted minor girl child should be given to either of her estranged parents or to another family. A division bench of Justices VM Kanade and Girish Kulkarni was hearing counter-appeals filed by a Goa-based woman and...
  • Use diplomatic channels to free Indian fishermen, Jayalalithaa writes to PM 07-01-2014 02:06 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to use diplomatic channels to secure the release of 275 Indian fishermen languishing in Sri Lankan jails. She also urged the Prime Minister to take concrete action for the release of 84 fishing boats in Sri Lanka's custody....
  • Sexual assault: Tarun Tejpal's judicial custody extended by 12 days 23-12-2013 01:35 PM

    Panaji: A local court on Monday extended the judicial custody of Tehelka Founder Editor Tarun Tejpal for 12 days even as his lawyer moved a bail petition. Judicial Magistrate First Class Sarika Faldesai extended the judicial custody of Tejpal, after his initial 12-day custody expired today. Tejpal, who is accused...
  • Woman who accused ex-Additional Secretary (Home) JP Joshi of rape sent to jail 21-12-2013 08:15 AM

    A woman, who had accused senior bureaucrat JP Joshi of raping her after promising her a job, on Friday surrendered in a local court in connection with a blackmailing case lodged against her and three others by the suspended official, currently in jail. The Uttarakhand High Court, while hearing a...
  • Surat rape case: Narayan Sai remanded to 14-day judicial custody 19-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was remanded in 14-day judicial custody by a local court on Thursday in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar sent Sai to judicial custody till January 2 after his remand, which was...
  • Court extends police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai by a day 19-12-2013 07:58 AM

    A local court on Wednesday extended for a day the police custody of Asaram's son Narayan Sai in a rape case. Chief Judicial Magistrate Jatin Thakkar extended Sai's police custody for 24 hours, as the police said he has to be grilled in connection with the bribe offered by his...
  • Singapore: 2 Indians remanded to custody in Little India riot case 18-12-2013 06:21 PM

    Two Indians, charged for alleged rioting in Singapore, were remanded to custody on Wednesday for another week to assist the probe into the city-state's worst outbreak of violence in over 40 years. Moorthy Kabildev, 24, and Sathiyamoorthy Sivaraman, 36, were first charged in court on December 11 for being part...
  • Custodial death: SHO suspended man's death in police station 15-12-2013 10:26 PM

    A 32-year-old man, who was apprehended over an incident of theft, died in police custody prompting authorities to suspend in-charge of Usrahar police station in the district on Sunday. Shaukin Singh, who was detained on theft charge, died yesterday in the police station. Later, alleging police atrocities as the reason...
  • Saradha scam: TMC MP Kunal Ghosh sent to police custody in fresh case of cheating 14-12-2013 06:19 PM

    Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested on November 23 in the Saradha Group chit fund scam, was sent to six days police custody on Saturday in a fresh case of cheating by a local court. The Barrackpore subdivisional 5th court of Parag Neogi remanded Ghosh in six...
  • Yasin Bhatkal, Asadullah in police custody till December 20 10-12-2013 03:53 PM

    Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his close aide Asadullah Akhtar on Tuesday were remanded in custody of Delhi Police till December 20 by a court in connection with a September 13, 2008 serial blasts case in Delhi. Bhatkal and Akhtar were produced before Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash after...
  • Boy accused of kidnapping commits suicide in custody; 5 policemen suspended 10-12-2013 10:42 AM

    A youth, arrested for allegedly kidnapping a 16-year-old girl, reportedly committed suicide in police custody on Monday. Five policemen, including the police station in-charge, have been suspended by the SSP over the incident and case has also been lodged against them on the complaint of the deceased's mother. The SSP...
  • Saradha scam: Kunal Ghosh sent to 14 days judicial custody 06-12-2013 06:48 PM

    Howrah (WB): A local court on Friday remanded suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh, who was arrested for alleged involvement in the multi-crore Saradha scam, to 14 days judicial custody. Howrah Chief Judicial Magistrate Arun Kumar Nandi sent Ghosh to judicial custody till December 20. On November 30, the Howrah...