HOSTILE WITNESS

  • Jessica Lal murder: HC to decide the fate of hostile witnesses May 22, 2013

    New Delhi: More than two years after reserving its verdict, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday decide whether to prosecute 19 witnesses including Bollywood actor Shyan Munshi on the charge of perjury for turning hostile during the trial of Jessica Lal murder case. A bench of justices S Ravindra...
  • Witness turns hostile in Nithari killings case June 4, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A prosecution witness appearing in a case related to the Nithari killings turned hostile on Saturday during cross examination. Neelam, a witness in Badi Payal, 21, related to the serial killings, recanted on her previous statement and refused to identify SubInspector Simran Kaur, an accused in the case in along...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...
  • Govt gets cracking on turncoats, to amend CrPC act May 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Actor Shayan Munshi and Zahira Sheikh: one a witness in the Jessica Lal murder case, the other a witness to the Best Bakery massacre during the Gujarat riots, both witnesses who retracted their statements during trial. The Government is now planning changes in the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC)...
  • Jessica case: HC cracks whip on lawyers April 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its order on the fate of Shayan Munshi and 18 other hostile witnesses for changing their statements in the Jessica Lall murder case. Earlier the Delhi police had demanded that the witnesses be tried both for perjury and cheating but the...
  • Shayan Munshi's verdict deferred April 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has reserved its order on actor Shayan Munshi till Friday. Shayan Munshi was one of the key witnesses who turned hostile in the Jessica Lall murder case. The Delhi High Court has asked the police to investigate the nexus between the prosecution lawyer and the...
  • 30 Minutes: Who killed Professor? March 30, 2007

    CNNIBN Special Investigation Team has police documents and eyewitness accounts on hidden camera that suggest that the Sabharwal trial so far has been a farce. ...
  • Another hostile witness in Prof case March 29, 2007

    New Delhi: It's a murder that took place in front of hundreds of people. Yet no one really "saw" Professor Sabharwal being killed. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Chauhan called Prof Sabharwal's murder an accident, ostensibly to shield the leaders of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He also claimed that no...