Maharashtra Control Of Organised Crime Act

  • Bombay High Court rejects bail plea of ailing Sadhvi in Malegaon blast case April 4, 2014

    The Bombay High Court refused to grant bail on medical grounds on Friday, to 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur who has been in custody for five and a half years in connection with her role as a conspirator in the crime. A division bench dismissed an appeal...
  • MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal November 18, 2013

    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 this...
  • IPL: Sreesanth, others in judicial custody till June 18, MCOCA invoked June 4, 2013

    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 June 4, 2013

    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 the...
  • Suspected IM member granted bail in threat e-mail case September 25, 2012

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted bail to Mohammed Ateeq, one of the 23 accused arrested by Mumbai Crime Branch on charges of sending threat e-mails to a TV news channel claiming responsibility for the 2008 Ahmedabad blasts. The bail was granted on Monday by Justice AM Thipsay on the...
  • Sena corporator murder case: Gawli to be sentenced August 31, 2012

    Mumbai: A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court is expected to announce the quantum of punishment for Arun Gawli on Friday. The gangster-turned politician and 11 others were convicted for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar last week. During arguments on sentencing, the once feared underworld...
  • Arun Gawli convicted in a 2007 murder case August 24, 2012

    Mumbai: The special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Friday convicted gangster turned politician Arun Gawli in the murder case of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar. The court also convicted eleven others accused while the sentence will be pronounced on August 27. One of the accused, Bala Surve, died...
  • Dey murder: Police to file supplementary chargesheet February 21, 2012

    Mumbai: The Crime Branch is likely to file a supplementary chargesheet detailing the role allegedly played by journalist Jigna Vora in the murder of Mumbai-based journalist J Dey. "We are likely to file a supplementary chargesheet against Vora tomorrow (Tuesday). We have gathered enough evidence against her to make a...
  • Dey murder case: Jigna Vora's residence searched November 26, 2011

    Mumbai: City police probing the killing of veteran reporter J Dey on Saturday searched the residence of journalist Jigna Vora who was arrested in the case on Friday and seized her laptop. A team of investigators searched the residence of Vora in suburban Ghatkopar and her laptop was seized, said a...
  • Malegaon blast: ATS officer gave money to accused November 15, 2011

    Mumbai: A police constable attached to Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) had sent Rs 3,000 by money order in 2008 to an approver-turned-hostile accused, currently lodged in a city jail for his alleged role in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts, an RTI query has revealed. In response to an RTI query...
  • 2006 Malegaon blasts accused move court for bail October 1, 2011

    Mumbai: Nine persons arrested for the bomb blasts in Maharashtra's Malegaon town in 2006 moved a special court seeking bail on Saturday. In the bail application filed before the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Court, the accused said the case is now being handled by National Investigation Agency...
  • Maharashtra invokes MCOCA; Centre on defensive November 23, 2008

    New Delhi: A special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court on Saturday remanded Sudhakar Chaturvedi, a suspect in the September 29 Malegaon blast, to police custody till December 3, prompting the Centre to get into a defensive mode over the use of strict anti-terror laws. Even though the Congress-led...
  • Telgi, other accused on hunger strike June 16, 2007

    New Delhi:The key accused in the fake stamp-paper scam, Abdul Karim Telgi along with other accused, has gone on a mass hunger strike, at the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune. Protesting the transfer of Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) Judge Chitra K Bhedi, the hunger strike continues into its...