MCOCA

  • German Bakery blast: Yasin Bhatkal sent to jail till March 28 14-03-2014 04:04 PM

    Pune: A Pune court on Friday sent Indian Mujahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal to police custody till March 28 in the German Bakery blast case. Bhatkal was arrested by the Maharashtra ATS on Thursday after a special MCOCA court granted the permission. The ATS also arrested Bhatkal's aide Asadullah Akhtar in...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal 18-11-2013 06:07 PM

    The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case. Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Designated Judge Sayed Kadri rejected Jundal's bail petition saying he could not be given liberty at...
  • MCOCA court issues warrant against IM operative Afzal Usmani 28-09-2013 09:05 AM

    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...
  • IM operative Afzal Usmani's escape could be a planned one: Police 21-09-2013 11:41 PM

    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...
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  • News 360: Indian Mujahideen terror accused Afzal Usmani escapes from Mumbai Police custody 20-09-2013 09:05 PM

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. ...
  • 2 policemen suspended after IM terrorist flees from Mumbai Police custody 20-09-2013 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: Two policemen have been suspended on Friday evening after Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani escaped from Mumbai Police's custody earlier on the day. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police...
  • Indian Mujahideen member escapes from Mumbai Police custody 20-09-2013 04:28 PM

    Mumbai: An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Thursday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. He is a suspect in the 2008 Ahmedabad...
  • Mumbai gangrape survivor identifies the minor accused: Sources 04-09-2013 06:54 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai gangrape survivor and her friend on Wednesday identified the minor accused in the gangrape case. The sources said that the identification parade of the minor took place at a remand home on Wednesday. The DNA of the accused has been found on the clothes of the photojournalist....
  • IPL spot-fixing case: Confusion over jurisdiction issue 16-08-2013 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: An unusual situation was on Friday witnessed in the IPL spot-fixing case which reached three different courts due to jurisdiction issue over MCOCA charges, invoked against the accused, including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, his aide Chhota Shakeel and cricketer S Sreesanth. Finally after over 90 minutes, which saw...
  • One more arrested by Delhi Police in the IPL spot fixing case 05-08-2013 05:07 PM

    The Special Cell of the Delhi Police has arrested a key bookie from Jaipur in the IPL spot-fixing case. Chandresh who is also known as Jupiter in the betting circles, had been absconding for the past 2 months. He has been named as an accused in the chargesheet and has...
  • Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem attacked inside Taloja prison 27-06-2013 10:28 PM

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was on Thursday attacked inside Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai. According to police sources, Salem was attacked by a person, presumably an inmate, identified as Jagtap. The jail officials did not disclose the nature of injuries sustained by...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Out on bail, Sreesanth reaches Kochi 12-06-2013 10:46 AM

    Kochi: Suspended Rajasthan Royals player S Sreesanth arrived in Kochi on Wednesday morning after being released from Tihar Jail in the IPL spot-fixing scandal. Sreesanth on Wednesday said, "I don't want to explain anything. I love this game. You guys should believe me. My teammates were in touch, I would...
  • Sreesanth out of jail, lawyers say MCOCA shouldn't have been applied 12-06-2013 08:19 AM

    New Delhi: Suspended Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan walked out on bail from Tihar Jail late on Tuesday evening. All the other accused who were also granted bail in connection with with the IPL spot-fixing scandal walked out of jail on Tuesday. While granting bail two days...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Sreesanth, Chavan, others to walk out of jail today 11-06-2013 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: Cricketers S Sreesanth, Ankeet Chavan and 17 others will walk out of jail on Tuesday after the MCOCA court granted them bail on Monday. It's been seen as a major blow for the Delhi Police as the court said that there is no evidence to try them under...
  • IPL: Court to hear Sreesanth, Jiju's bail pleas today 10-06-2013 08:11 AM

    New Delhi/Chennai: The bail pleas of suspended Rajasthan Royals cricketers S Sreesanth and Ankeet Chavan, alleged bookie Jiju Janardhanan and 15 others in connection with the IPL spot-fixing scandal will be heard by a MCOCA court in Delhi on Monday. Sreesanth has been claiming innocence saying he has been wrongly...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Court to hear Sreesanth, Jiju's bail pleas 07-06-2013 07:29 AM

    New Delhi: The bail pleas of sacked Rajasthan Royals pacer Sreesanth and alleged bookie Jiju Janardhan will be heard at the MCOCA court later on Friday. Sreesanth continues to claim that he has been wrongly implicated in the case and he is innocent. Prosecution had invoked the harsh Maharashtra Control...
  • How MCOCA Act against cricketers changes the IPL spot-fixing case 04-06-2013 10:40 PM

    The prosecution in the IPL spot-fixing case on Tuesday invoked the harsh Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) against arrested cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan. ...
  • Should betting and spot-fixing be treated as underworld controlled organised crime? 04-06-2013 08:04 PM

    The Delhi Police on Tuesday invoked the stringent MCOCA against suspended cricketer S Sreesanth and 22 others in the IPL spot-fixing scandal for which the "command" originated from underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's outfit. Following this, a Delhi court remanded Sreesanth, another player Ajit Chandila and the others to further judicial...
  • IPL: Sreesanth, others in judicial custody till June 18, MCOCA invoked 04-06-2013 02:21 PM

    New Delhi: There is more trouble for arrested cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan in the IPL spot-fixing case. They have been sent to judicial custody till June 18 along with 21 others. Prosecution has invoked the harsh Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against them. But the...
  • IPL spot-fixing: MCOCA invoked in case involving Sreesanth, 2 others 04-06-2013 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: There's trouble for the arrested cricketers S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan in the IPL spot-fixing case. Prosecution has invoked the harsh Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act against them. MCOCA is one of the most stringent laws. It provides for any confession made in front of...
  • Malegaon blasts accused Sadhvi Pragya suffers stroke 10-04-2013 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the chief accused in the 2008 Malegaon blasts case has been admitted to hospital after she suffered a paralytic attack. Earlier this year, the NIA had opposed granting Thakur bail for health reasons. Sadhvi Pragya is an accused in the September 2008 blast that killed...
  • MCOCA accused files bail plea after being diagnosed with AIDS 10-12-2012 10:35 PM

    Mumbai: A 28-year-old man accused under the stringent provisions of MCOCA has approached the Bombay High Court seeking bail on the ground that he has been diagnosed with AIDS and has only two more years to live. The accused, lodged in the Arthur Road prison since September 2010, was recently...
  • 7/11: Call records of accused destroyed, Maha ATS tells HC 22-10-2012 09:39 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) probing the 2006 suburban train blasts, filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court on Monday saying that it had destroyed call data records (CDRs) of all the 13 accused. The affidavit, filed by Sunil Wadke, who was then a police inspector attached to the...
  • J Dey case: Judicial custody of accused extended 03-01-2012 02:56 PM

    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...