Haneef

  • Fahadh Faasil to star in Malayalam film 'Cartoon' October 11, 2013

    After working in critically acclaimed films like 'Artist' and 'North 24 Kaatham', Fahadh Faasil will now be seen in a Malayalam film 'Cartoon'. Directed by Shaheed Arafat, the film will revolve around two egoistic lovers who give their own interest precedence over other things and how this affects their relationship....
  • Aus government tenders apology to Haneef December 23, 2010

    Melbourne: Admitting their mistake, Australian government on Thursday formally apologised to Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef and said sorry for wrongly detaining him on terror charges. The formal apology, issued by Australian government, came after Haneef reportedly received a substantial but undisclosed compensation payout from the government following his bungled detention on...
  • Haneef gets compensation from Australia December 21, 2010

    New Delhi: Its finally vindication for Dr Mohammad Haneef who was arrested in Australia allegedly for having links with terror groups. The Australian government has announced substantial compensation for him three years after his arrest. The compensation is for the damage done to his reputation, the impact the entire episode had...
  • Australia to give compensation to Haneef December 21, 2010

    Sydney: Indianorigin doctor Mohamed Haneef, wrongly accused of being involved in terrorism, will receive a "substantial" and confidential payout from the Australian government, a media report said on Tuesday. Haneef returned to Australia last week to seek compensation, after he was wrongfully held in prison in July 2007. The compensation claim, described...
  • Accused of terror links, Haneef to seek damages November 22, 2010

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, wrongly accused of terror links in Australia, is returning to the country next month for compensation talks, local media said on Monday. Haneef, along with his wife Firdous and threeyearold daughter Haniyah, will arrive in Brisbane in December for the mediation session as one of the...
  • UK: Haneef sues Oz govt for unlawful arrest July 1, 2010

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly accused of involvement in a botched 2007 UK terror attack, on Thursday sued the Australian government for unlawful arrest and abuse of power and launched defamation proceedings against former Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews. 30-year-old Haneef's lawyer Maurice Blackburn said the suit was...
  • 300 death row convicts hang on to life August 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and their associate Ashrat Shafique Ansari who were sentenced to death by a special court Thursday for the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts will join a list of over 300 people on death row in the country’s prisons. The three were held guilty of...
  • Aussie leader would want an apology to Haneef December 29, 2008

    Melbourne: The Australian government should "take responsibility" and apologise to the "innocent" Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef, whose detention in connection with a failed UK terror plot was declared wrongful by an independent inquiry, the premier of Queensland state said on Monday. Anna Bligh, the Premier of Queensland, where Haneef was working...
  • Australia police wrong to charge Haneef December 23, 2008

    Sydney: Australian police had no evidence to charge an Indian doctor, Mohamed Haneef, over suspected UK terrorist links in 2007, an official report said on Tuesday, calling for tighter oversight of national police and tough anti-terrorism laws. Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested Haneef in July 2007 and held him for 11...
  • CCTV footage of Glasgow attack released October 14, 2008

    New Delhi: CCTV footage recorded during a car bomb attack on Glasgow Airport last year was released for the first time on Monday. The footage shows flames spreading from the fuel-laden car which rammed into the airport terminal. People can be seen running in fear as the jeep crashed into a door...
  • The life of Kafeel Ahmed, engineer to terrorist October 8, 2008

    New Delhi: This is how Kafeel Ahmed's life came to an end: a failed attempt to blow up himself and kill hundreds when he rammed a car full of explosives into Glasgow Airport. ...
  • Haneef prosecuted without complete evidence August 20, 2008

    Melbourne: Prosecutors in the Mohamed Haneef probe were under 'extreme pressure' from the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to charge the Indian doctor and had no access to vital evidence to judge the strength of the case against him, a public inquiry commission has been told. In a submission to the John...
  • Aus police in the dock again over Haneef case July 10, 2008

    Melbourne: In a damning new revelation indicting the Australian police in the bungled Mohammad Haneef case, an inquiry has been told that the federal force ignored repeated warnings of insufficient evidence against the Indian doctor, wrongly charged with a terrorism-related offence. In a formal submission to the John Clarke inquiry, the...
  • Sabeel Ahmed to be deported to India tomorrow May 6, 2008

    London: Sabeel Ahmed, the Indian doctor who was sentenced for his alleged involvement in terror plots in London and Glasgow last year, will be deported to India on Wednesday. Sabeel, 28, will be escorted by two Metropolitan Police officers to Bangalore. He has already spent 270 days in custody. He had...
  • Aus police ignored evidence of Haneef's innocence April 14, 2008

    Sydney: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef was innocent all along, according to evidence emerging at the Old Bailey court in London, but the Australian Federal Police and the Commonwealth Director of Prosecutions ignored the evidence to continue his incarceration. The 28-year-old was charged with recklessly providing support to a terrorist organisation by...
  • Haneef hits communal divide for a six in Naroda Patia March 21, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The Naroda Patia locality in Ahmedabad was torn apart during the 2002 Gujarat riots. But thanks to Haneef Bhai, now it's a regular adda of cricket and fun for the local boys - both Hindu and Muslim. Even as Salim and Ravi play cricket matches in their locality, it would seem...
  • Aussies say no to Haneef's compensation claim February 18, 2008

    Canberra: Indian doctor, Mohamed Haneef, arrested and charged in Australia with supporting failed car bomb attacks in Britain, only to be freed and later cleared, would get no compensation, Australia's top policeman said on Monday. Lawyers for Haneef, 28, have spoken of a A$1 million ($909,000) compensation claim, claiming his career...
  • Aussie cop wants Haneef case 'blacked out' January 30, 2008

    Canberra: Australia's top police officer was under fire on Wednesday over calls for a blackout on media cover of terrorism investigations and trials following the controversial arrest and release last year of an Indian doctor. Australian Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty late on Tuesday said the public right to be...
  • Haneef's drama gets played up January 25, 2008

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly implicated by the Australian Federal Police, will be dramatised in a play to be staged in Melbourne on February 22-23. The Drum Theatre in the outer southeastern suburb of Dandenong will host the premiere of “Haneef: The Interrogation”. The two-man play...
  • Haneef remains under probe: Australian police January 17, 2008

    Melbourne: The Australian police have said Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly accused of links to the failed UK terror plot, continues to remain under investigation despite the fact that government ruled out an appeal against a court decision to reinstate his visa. "Haneef remained under investigation", a spokesperson for Australian Federal...
  • I'm undecided about returning to Australia: Haneef January 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Since he was labeled as a terrorist and almost convicted in Australia, Dr Haneef Mohammed does not have pleasant memories of the country. Now that he has come clean, will he go back? CNN-IBN caught up with him to find answers. Dr Haneef Mohammed: I am very happy...
  • Haneef wants Australian govt to pay damages December 25, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef, who was exonerated of terror charges in connection with the failed UK car bombings, has expressed hope that Australian government would compensate him for the damages caused to him as he was "wrongly" implicated in the case. "I would be very grateful if they look into...
  • Safety assurance must before Haneef lands in Australia December 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Mohammad Haneef, the Indian doctor whose work visa was restored last week by the Federal Court of Australia, is willing to return to Australia. Dr Haneef was quoted as saying to the Australian Associated Press over phone from Saudi Arabia that "he was willing to return but only if...
  • Haneef wants to stay back in India, says his family December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: It’s a happy Eid for Dr Mohammmed Haneef as the Federal Court of Australia has upheld a Brisbane judge's decision to reinstate his work visa, indicated that Haneef is free to go back to Australia. "It's always been Mohamed's wish to come back but he's also concerned of what...
  • Next move: Doc may seek compensation from Aussies December 21, 2007

    Melbourne: Lawyers for Indian-born doctor Mohammed Haneef have said that he is likely to seek compensation from the Australian Government for falsely charging him under terror laws, after he won his latest court battle to return and work in Australia. Dr Haneef's lawyer Peter Russo said that a decision was yet...
  • Haneef may return to finish medical training December 21, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian born doctor Mohammed Haneef wants to return to finish his medical training in Australia, but he is also concerned about his wife's wishes. Haneef’s lawyer Peter Russo said, "It's always been Haneef's wish to come back, but he's also concerned about what his wife wants." "I don't think he wants...
  • Haneef wins court battle for Australian visa December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Mohammed Haneef won a court battle on Friday to return to Australia on a work visa. It's a big legal victory for the Indian-origin doctor from Bangalore, who had been detained in Australia earlier this year on charges of terrorism and later stripped of his work visa on...
  • Exposed! Aussie secret plan to keep Haneef jailed November 2, 2007

    New Delhi: It was something that was always suspected in the Mohammad Haneef’s detention case but was never proved. But now, a secret plan by Australian authorities to keep the Indian doctor – a suspect in the Glasgow bombings – has been exposed. News agencies reports Haneef's lawyer Peter Russo has...
  • Unemployed Haneef wants to go back to Australia October 2, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who was cleared of charges in the failed UK terror plot, is determined to regain his Australian visa so that he can return to work. Despite his ordeal in spending four weeks behind bars before the case against him collapsed, Haneef on Monday said he wanted...
  • Haneef's former colleague sacked in Australia August 24, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Asif Ali, who was detained by police for his links with Mohammed Haneef, has been sacked by his Australian employer after he admitted to forging his resume. Queensland Health said Ali's employment had been terminated from Gold Coast Hospital. Ali had been suspended on July 27 after...