MOHAMED HANEEF

  • Australia to give compensation to Haneef December 21, 2010

    Sydney: Indianorigin doctor Mohamed Haneef, wrongly accused of being involved in terrorism, will receive a "substantial" and confidential payout from the Australian government, a media report said on Tuesday. Haneef returned to Australia last week to seek compensation, after he was wrongfully held in prison in July 2007. The compensation claim, described...
  • Accused of terror links, Haneef to seek damages November 22, 2010

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, wrongly accused of terror links in Australia, is returning to the country next month for compensation talks, local media said on Monday. Haneef, along with his wife Firdous and threeyearold daughter Haniyah, will arrive in Brisbane in December for the mediation session as one of the...
  • UK: Haneef sues Oz govt for unlawful arrest July 1, 2010

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef, who was wrongly accused of involvement in a botched 2007 UK terror attack, on Thursday sued the Australian government for unlawful arrest and abuse of power and launched defamation proceedings against former Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews. 30yearold Haneef's lawyer Maurice Blackburn said the suit was...
  • 300 death row convicts hang on to life August 6, 2009

    New Delhi: Mohammed Hanif Sayed, his wife Fahimida and their associate Ashrat Shafique Ansari who were sentenced to death by a special court Thursday for the 2003 Mumbai twin blasts will join a list of over 300 people on death row in the countrys prisons. The three were held guilty of...
  • Australia police wrong to charge Haneef December 23, 2008

    Sydney: Australian police had no evidence to charge an Indian doctor, Mohamed Haneef, over suspected UK terrorist links in 2007, an official report said on Tuesday, calling for tighter oversight of national police and tough antiterrorism laws. Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested Haneef in July 2007 and held him for 11...
  • Aus police in the dock again over Haneef case July 10, 2008

    Melbourne: In a damning new revelation indicting the Australian police in the bungled Mohammad Haneef case, an inquiry has been told that the federal force ignored repeated warnings of insufficient evidence against the Indian doctor, wrongly charged with a terrorismrelated offence. In a formal submission to the John Clarke inquiry, the...
  • Aus police ignored evidence of Haneef's innocence April 14, 2008

    Sydney: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef was innocent all along, according to evidence emerging at the Old Bailey court in London, but the Australian Federal Police and the Commonwealth Director of Prosecutions ignored the evidence to continue his incarceration. The 28yearold was charged with recklessly providing support to a terrorist organisation by...
  • Aussies say no to Haneef's compensation claim February 18, 2008

    Canberra: Indian doctor, Mohamed Haneef, arrested and charged in Australia with supporting failed car bomb attacks in Britain, only to be freed and later cleared, would get no compensation, Australia's top policeman said on Monday. Lawyers for Haneef, 28, have spoken of a A$1 million ($909,000) compensation claim, claiming his career...
  • I'm undecided about returning to Australia: Haneef January 4, 2008

    New Delhi: Since he was labeled as a terrorist and almost convicted in Australia, Dr Haneef Mohammed does not have pleasant memories of the country. Now that he has come clean, will he go back? CNNIBN caught up with him to find answers. Dr Haneef Mohammed: I am very happy...
  • Haneef wants to stay back in India, says his family December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Its a happy Eid for Dr Mohammmed Haneef as the Federal Court of Australia has upheld a Brisbane judge's decision to reinstate his work visa, indicated that Haneef is free to go back to Australia. "It's always been Mohamed's wish to come back but he's also concerned of what...
  • Haneef wins court battle for Australian visa December 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Mohammed Haneef won a court battle on Friday to return to Australia on a work visa. It's a big legal victory for the Indianorigin doctor from Bangalore, who had been detained in Australia earlier this year on charges of terrorism and later stripped of his work visa on...
  • Unemployed Haneef wants to go back to Australia October 2, 2007

    Melbourne: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, who was cleared of charges in the failed UK terror plot, is determined to regain his Australian visa so that he can return to work. Despite his ordeal in spending four weeks behind bars before the case against him collapsed, Haneef on Monday said he wanted...
  • Haneef visa hearing adjourned by Brisbane Court August 9, 2007

    New Delhi: A Brisbane has observed its judgemnent in Indian doctor Mohammed Haneefs visa case till August 21. Haneef had filed a petition challenging the cancellation of his Australian work visa. Haneef was cleared of terrorrelated charges and allowed to return home on July 27. Haneef on Wednesday had launched his court...
  • Indian doctors in UK fight Sabeel's case August 4, 2007

    London: Indian doctors in London have demanded fair treatment for Glasgow terror accused Sabeel Ahmed. They feel he should not be victimized in a manner in which his cousin Haneef was by the Australian authorities. More than a month after his arrest, signs of support for the Indiaborn doctor Sabeel Ahmed...
  • After initial frenzy, peace prevails outside Haneef's house July 30, 2007

    After Sunday's frenzy, it's much quieter now in front of terror suspect Haneef's residence in Bangalore. Priyanjana Dutta gives an update on the scene outside his house on Monday morning. ...
  • Australia will not apologise to Haneef: John Howard July 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Australian Prime Minister John Howard has ruled out apologising to terror suspect Mohammed Haneef who was in detention for almost four weeks in Australia. Rejecting the view that the Indian doctor was victimised, Howard supported the way Australian Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews went about Haneef's case. Howard said mistakes...
  • Haneef to reach Bangalore today, family rejoices July 29, 2007

    Bangalore: Indian doctor Mohammad Haneef flew out of Brisbane for India late on Saturday night after the Australian government allowed him to leave the country. I have indicated that the Commonwealth has no objection to Dr Haneef leaving Australia, said Australian Immigration Minister Kevin Andrews. Haneef's lawyer Peter Russo informed that the...
  • Haneef to fly back to Bangalore tonight July 28, 2007

    New Delhi: Its a happy weekend for Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef and his family as he is scheduled to fly back on Saturday night to his home in Bangalore from Australia after spending 25 days in detention. Haneef's lawyer Peter Russo told CNNIBN that he is likely to arrive in his...
  • Charges against Haneef dropped, Indian govt happy July 28, 2007

    New Delhi: While there has not been a reaction to Australian Prime Minister John Howards statements in Australia, the Indian government has welcomed the dropping of all charges against Indian doctor, Mohammed Haneef. The Indian Government is pleased that Haneef has been released from the correction centre in Brisbane and...
  • Aussie govt faces flak over sloppy handling of Haneef case July 27, 2007

    Melbourne: Political parties and lawyers in Australia on Friday slammed the government over the sloppy handling of the case of Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, held in connection with the failed terror plot in the United Kingdom. Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said that handling of Dr Haneef's case has damaged the...
  • Haneef's cousin in Australia for 'moral support' July 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Dr Mohammed Haneef who has been charged under counterterrorism laws in connection with failed car bombings in the UK and has spent almost three weeks in custody. However, Haneef's wife's cousin, Imran Siddiqui, is in Australia to represent the family in India and provide moral support after State and...
  • Aussie cops deny media reports against Haneef July 22, 2007

    Sydney: The Australian police denied newspaper reports on Sunday that they were investigating whether an Indian doctor detained on terror charges may have been plotting to blow up a highrise building on the Gold Coast. Lawyers for Mohamed Haneef earlier criticised the reports which said police were studying photographs of the...
  • PM tells Australia to ensure Dr Haneef's rights July 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Australia to ensure that Dr Mohammad Haneef, who is under arrest for alleged links with terrorists in the UK, is given rights he is entitled to under the law. "(Australia) ought to extend all the facilities within the law and the rights he...
  • Haneef will not be extradited to UK: Australia July 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian doctor Mohammed Haneef, charged in connection with last month's failed UK terror attack, will not be extradited to the UK. Australia Attorney General Philip Ruddock said Australia will not extradite Haneef because the countrys laws don't permit extradition while proceedings against him continue in the country. "In relation to...
  • Terror cousins face trial, Indians tense in UK July 15, 2007

    London: Two Indian doctors from Bangalore face trial and possible jail sentences over the failed terror attacks in London and Glasgow. On Saturday, Mohammed Haneef was charged in Australia with providing reckless support to the perpetrators, and soon after in the UK, his distant cousin, Dr Sabeel Ahmed was charged...
  • Doc claims innocence but 'knew' terrorists July 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Dr Mohammed Haneef, the Indian detained in Australia in connection with the plot to carry out terrorist attacks in London and Glasgow, has denied his involvement in the conspiracy. Sources told CNNIBN Haneef told Indian High Commission officials that persons who were involved in the foiled attacks knew him....