Marad

  • 24 persons, sentenced to life in Marad case, surrender August 24, 2012

    Kozhikode: The 24 persons sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with the 2003 communal violence at Marad that claimed nine lives, surrendered before a trial court in Kozhikode on Friday as per a High Court directive. All of them surrendered before the Kozhikode Additional Sessions Court. On August 16, the High Court...
  • Marad carnage case: 62 held guilty, given life term January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A sessions Court in Kozhikode on Thursday pronounced life sentence on 62 of 63 convicts in 2001’s Marad carnage case. One convict, who has already served five years in jail, was released. The Court said death sentence was not necessary as it was not a “rarest of rare cases.” In...
  • 63 convicted, 76 acquitted in Marad carnage case December 27, 2008

    Kozhikode: The special Court on Saturday convicted 63 accused, in a case relating to the May 2001 rpt 2001 communal attack at Marad beach near here, while acquitting 76 others for want of evidence. The attack had claimed nine lives. Pronouncing the verdict in the case, Additional Session Judge Babu Mathew...
  • Blame game over Marad begins September 29, 2006

    Thiruvanathapuram: The Left Democratic Front (LDF) and it's Opposition – the United Democratic Front (UDF) are at loggerheads over the Marad violence case. While the LDF has asked for a CBI probe to examine the role UDF, the UDF in turn has asked for a probe into LDF's involvement in the...
  • Kerala orders CBI probe in Marad September 27, 2006

    Calicut: More trouble for the Congress led UDF in Kerala. Less than six months after losing power a major ally, the Indian Union Muslim league, has now been blamed for the Marad killings of 2003. The commission looking into the killings has come down heavily on the state and...