Jails

  • Mistaken identity: Katihar jail releases murder accused by mistake 13-04-2014 08:07 PM

    In a major goof up, the authorities of Katihar jail released the prime accused in his wife's murder case instead of his father who was granted bail in the same case by a local court, official sources said. The jail authorities released Krishna Singh, who is a prime accused in...
  • 5 persons, including 4 BRO officers sent to jail for involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam 09-04-2014 12:01 AM

    Five persons, including four senior officers of the BRO, were sent to jail for their involvement in a Rs 1.79 crore scam pertaining to use of substandard material in construction of a road in Joshimath area of Chamoli district. Lt Colonel Shailendra Grover of the BRO and three other officers...
  • Man gangrapes woman for nine months with associates, jailed for 30 years 01-04-2014 11:16 PM

    A man, who repeatedly sexually assaulted a woman by confining her for nine months and gangraped her with his two associates, has been sent to jail for 30 years by a Delhi court. The court held Uttar Pradesh resident Shiva guilty of gangrape, rape, wrongfully confining the 30-year-old, causing hurt...
  • Singapore: Indian national jailed for Little India riots 01-04-2014 01:31 PM

    A 31-year-old Indian national was on Tuesday jailed for 18 weeks in Singapore for his role in the country's worst riot in 40 years, the sixth person to be sentenced in connection with the incident. Krishnan Saravanan was convicted of the amended charge of failing to disperse from the riot...
  • Woman who accused BSP MP of rape beaten up by husband, asked to withdraw case 29-03-2014 12:31 PM

    A 42-year-old railway employee, who had accused BSP MP from Jaunpur, Dhananjay Singh, of raping her in November 2013, on Saturday charged her husband with beating and intimidating her to take back her complaint against the lawmaker, police said. According to the victim's complaint, her husband who lives separately, reached...
  • Terror suspect Fasih Mehmood allegedly attacked in Tihar Jail 22-03-2014 05:30 PM

    New Delhi: Fasih Mehmood, a terror suspect in the 2010 Bangalore Chinnaswamy Stadium blast and the Jama Masjid shooting in Delhi, was allegedly beaten up by fellow cell-mates in Tihar jail on Saturday. Mehmood reportedly got into a brawl with fellow prisoners after which he got injured and was rushed...
  • Maid murder: Court grants two months interim bail to BSP MP 22-03-2014 05:28 PM

    BSP MP Dhananjay Singh, who along with his wife Jagriti Singh have been chargesheeted in connection with murder of their maid, was on Saturday granted interim bail for two months by a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Lokesh Kumar Sharma granted interim bail to Dhananjay, a sitting MP from Uttar...
  • Sanjay Dutt gets a tearful farewell from wife Manyata and his twins as he returns to Yerwada Jail 22-03-2014 03:42 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Sanjay Dutt Saturday left for Pune's Yerwada Jail after his parole, which was granted on the grounds of his wife Maanyata's health, came to an end. He left from his Bandra residence, accompanied by his friend Bunty Walia, Saturday afternoon. Wife Manyata and his twins Igra and Shahraan...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Sanjay Dutt returns to jail after 90-day parole 22-03-2014 02:01 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt is back in jail for his alleged connection with the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Dutt returned to Yerwada Central Jail in Pune after his 90-day parole ended on Friday, Dutt had been granted parole due to his wife Manyata's illness. Dutt, who is undergoing the...
  • Singapore: 14 Indians jailed for Little India riots 20-03-2014 07:25 PM

    Fourteen Indians were on Thursday jailed for clashing with a group of people in Singapore's Little India, a precinct of South Asian businesses where the country's worst riot in 40 years broke out last year. Eleven of them were each sentenced to seven months in jail, and the remaining three...
  • 60-year-old notorious poacher Sansar Chand dies of lung cancer 18-03-2014 01:34 PM

    Notorious poacher Sansar Chand, who was accused of killing tigers and other animals in Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan, died in Jaipur on Tuesday. The wildlife smuggler was suffering from lung cancer and other ailments and was admitted to the SMS Hospital in Jaipur on March 14, hospital sources said....
  • Four undertrial prisoners escape from Sitamarhi jail 18-03-2014 01:22 PM

    Four undertrial prisoners escaped from a jail in Sitamarhi district of Bihar taking advantage of a scuffle between some inmates and prison guards over poor quality of food, jail sources said on Tuesday. The incident took place at the divisional jail on Monday evening when the four undertrials escaped by...
  • CJ Show: Notes of Change in Tihar Jail 17-03-2014 10:26 AM

    A Delhi based rock band named Menwhopause perform with inmates in Tihar jail as part of the rehabilitation activity at the prison. This CJ report is brought to you in collaboration with Nowdelhi.tv ...
  • The Citizen Journalist Holi Special Show 16-03-2014 11:13 PM

    In this Holi special show, we get you voices from Tihar jail. Also, what does Holi mean for police personnel who stand guard as we break into celebrations and much more on the show. ...
  • Court awards 3 years jail to Deputy Collector in corruption case 15-03-2014 12:26 AM

    A special Lokayukta court here on Friday awarded three years' rigorous imprisonment to a deputy collector for possessing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on deputy collector Vikram Singh Gehlot. The sentence was today announced by Special Judge...
  • SC turns down Subrata Roy's bail plea; holi in jail for him 13-03-2014 06:38 PM

    Subrata Roy may have to play holi inside Tihar jail and stay put there till Mar 25 with the Supreme Court on Thursday remaining unyielding on his bail plea after the Sahara group failed to come out with a new proposal for refunding Rs 20,000 crore of investors money. The...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes 13-03-2014 02:08 PM

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and...
  • Subrata Roy to stay in jail, SC not to hear Sahara-SEBI case on Tuesday 10-03-2014 07:47 PM

    New Delhi: More trouble is in store for Sahara group especially its chief Subrata Roy as the Supreme Court will not be taking up its case with SEBI on Tuesday as was scheduled. The apex court will not be hearing the matter on Tuesday as Sahara has not yet proposed...
  • Both Sahara chief and the advocate who threw ink on him sent to Tihar jail 05-03-2014 06:45 PM

    The lawyer, who threw black ink at Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy in the Supreme Court premises on Tuesday, was sent to Tihar jail by a Delhi court on Wednesday after he failed to get a surety for his bail. Manoj Sharma was produced before Special Executive Magistrate Rai Singh...
  • SC takes note of ink attack on Subrata Roy, issues notice to lawyer 05-03-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of the ink attack that took place on Sahara Chief Subrata Roy outside the court premises on Tuesday. The attack has been seen as an obstruction in the administration of justice. The apex court has issued a contempt of court notice...
  • Subrata Roy to be lodged in Tihar's Jail No.3 04-03-2014 10:41 PM

    Sahara chief Subrata Roy, remanded in judicial custody till March 11 by the Supreme Court on Tuesday, will be kept in Jail No.3 of Delhi's Tihar Jail. "Roy arrived at Tihar at about 8 p.m. and was sent for medical examination to the Tihar hospital. He will be lodged in...
  • Subrata Roy reaches SC, protestor throws ink at him, calls him a thief 04-03-2014 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: While Sahara chief Subrata Roy was being produced in Supreme Court, a man threw ink at him and called him a thief. The protestor identified himself as Manoj Sharma and said he is an advocate. He reportedly came from Gwalior. Sharma was beaten up by lawyers and other...
  • Solar scam accused Saritha Nair accuses Congress MLA of harassment 03-03-2014 03:16 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Solar scam accused Saritha Nair has accused Congress MLA AP Abdullakutty of harassing her. Saritha, who was released on bail in February has alleged that the Congress legislator repeatedly called her on mobile phone and even invited her to Mascot Hotel. Talking to media persons for the first time...
  • Singapore: Two more Indian nationals jailed for Little India riots 26-02-2014 03:30 PM

    Two more Indian nationals in Singapore were on Wednesday jailed for 18 weeks each for their role in the country's worst riot in 40 years in Decmeber last year. Thangaiya Selvakumar, 25, and Thiagarajan Sribalamurugan, 23, had originally faced rioting charges, which carries a maximum sentence of seven years in...
  • 1993 blasts: HC to hear PIL alleging special treatment to Sanjay Dutt 25-02-2014 08:59 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court will hear a PIL on Tuesday that alleged bias on the part of the Maharashtra government towards Sanjay Dutt and an abuse of discretionary powers to grant repeated parole to the actor. The move came a day after the Union Home Ministry sought a report...
  • MHA seeks report from Maharashtra on repeated parole to Sanjay Dutt 24-02-2014 02:05 PM

    A week after actor Sanjay Dutt's parole was extended till March 21 in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, The Ministry of Home Affairs has now sought report from Maharashtra government on repeated parole to the actor. Earlier, Dutt's 30 day-parole was extended till February 19. The 54-year-old, who is undergoing...
  • Solar scam accused Saritha Nair released on bail 21-02-2014 05:49 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Solar scam accused Saritha Nair has been released on bail after about eight months in jail. She was accused in about 31 cases and was arrested in June 2013. Saritha along with her partner Biju Radhakrishnan allegedly defrauded people by offering solar energy solutions, collected money and failed on...
  • Snake menace: Vacancy for mongoose at Indore district jail! 19-02-2014 11:01 PM

    To counter the snake menace in the 175-year-old District Jail in Indore, the prison authorities are thinking of deploying a couple of mongooses. "In the last fortnight, two prisoners suffered snake-bites. Both survived as the snakes were not poisonous," Jail Superintendent Shefali Tiwari said on Wednesday. "Keeping in mind these...
  • Chavan defends extension of Sanjay Dutt's parole, says no rules violated 19-02-2014 04:11 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has come to the defense of actor Sanjay Dutt, convict in 1993 Bombay blasts case, whose parole has been extended by the court for the third time. Chavan on Wednesday said, "No rules were violated in granting parole." Actor Sanjay Dutt's parole in the...