MCOCA Court

  • MCOCA Court allows Malegaon blast case accused to attend a ritual June 13, 2014

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Friday allowed the application of one of the accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case to be escorted to his native place to attend a ritual related to his mother's death. "Special NIA judge YD Shinde allowed the application of Sudhakar Dhar Dwivedi...
  • MCOCA court issues warrant against IM operative Afzal Usmani September 28, 2013

    The MCOCA court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Afzal Usmani, an Indian Mujahideen operative accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad bombings, who escaped from the sessions court premises here a week ago. The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act court judge A L Pansare issued the arrest warrant against...
  • IM operative Afzal Usmani's escape could be a planned one: Police September 21, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police, who have mounted efforts to trace Afzal Usmani, an Indian Mujahideen operative who escaped from a special MCOCA court in the city on Friday, believe his escape might have been planned. "We believe that Usmani's escape could have been planned, as he would not have succeeded in...
  • 7/11 Mumbai blasts: Accused to examine IM co-founder March 31, 2013

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Saturday allowed the accused in July 2006 suburban train blasts case to examine Indian Mujhahideen (IM) co-founder Sadiq Israr Sheikh and two others as defence witnesses, ignoring opposition by the Anti-Terrorism Squad. The defence had filed an application in the Maharashtra Control of Organised...
  • 26/11: Abu Jundal's police custody ends today September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Key 26/11 attacks handler Abu Jundal's police custody ends on Monday and the matter is set to come up for hearing at a Mumbai court. The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) was given the custody of Jundal for their investigations into the 2006 arms haul case and the 26/11 attacks. In...
  • J Dey case: Judicial custody of accused extended January 3, 2012

    Mumbai: A special MCOCA court on Tuesday extended judicial custody of journalist Jigna Vora and 12 other accused in the J Dey murder case till January 16. Vora was on November 25 arrested in connection with the murder case of Mid-Day senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey. Dey was shot dead outside his house...
  • J Dey murder accused to be produced in court January 3, 2012

    Mumbai: Journalist Jigna Vora and ten other accused are likely to be produced in a special MCOCA court as the judicial custody of the accused in the J Dey Murder case ends on Tuesday. Vora was on November 25 arrested in connection with the murder case of Mid-Day senior journalist Jyotirmoy...
  • Malegaon blast: Pragya's bail hearing today December 29, 2011

    New Delhi: A Special Judge of the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court is scheduled to hear Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's bail application on Thursday. She is the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast that killed 6 people and injured 100 others. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) will file its...
  • Malegaon blast: Pragya's bail hearing today December 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The special MCOCA court is expected to hear Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's bail application on Monday. Sadhvi Pragya Thakur is one of the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. In October, the Supreme OCurt had rejected her bail application. The NIA is likely to reply on the...
  • Dey murder: Chargesheet filed against 10 accused December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Mumbai Crime Branch filed chargesheet against 10 of the 11 accused and mentioned underworld don Chhota Rajan and Nayan Singh as absconding accused on Saturday. A supplementary chargesheet will be filed against journalist Jigna Vora in the case later. On Friday, a man had approached MCOCA court to...
  • Malegaon blast: Court to hear bail pleas today October 31, 2011

    New Delhi: The bail hearing of the nine accused in the 2006 serial blasts case in Malegaon will be held in Mumbai on Monday. The bail applications were filed earlier this month in the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court, which is hearing the case. Maharashtra ATS, which initially...