Moninder Singh Pandher

  • UP: Moninder Singh Pandher gets bail in 4 Nithari killings case August 4, 2014

    Allahabad: Moninder Singh Pandher, one of the accused in the infamous Nithari killings that rocked Noida in 2005 and 2006, has been granted bail in four cases by the Allahabad High Court. Even though Pandher got the bail on Monday but he cannot come out of jail yet as there...
  • Identity of five Nithari victims still a mystery July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: Over four years after the grisly Nithari killings came to light, the identity of five of the victims, whose bones were found in a drain in Noida, remains a mystery with their DNA profile not matching with any of the claimants. The forensic experts were able to create DNA...
  • Nithari case: court to hear Pandher's bail plea May 30, 2011

    New Delhi: A special CBI court will hear the bail plea of Moninder Singh Pandher, one of the main accused in the sensational Nithari killings on Monday. The Nithari killings accused who has been in jail from last 53 months in connection with the murders of Madhu and Jyoti is...
  • CBI court reserves judgement on Pandher bail plea May 27, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Friday reserved its judgement till Saturday on the bail plea by Moninder Singh Pandher, one of the main accused in the sensational Nithari killings. CBI special Judge Shyam Lal, who was to deliver the judgement on the bail application, reserved the ruling on Friday. Pandher had...
  • Nithari case: CBI concludes presenting evidence May 16, 2011

    Ghaziabad: CBI on Monday concluded presenting it's evidence in a case against Surender Kohli, who has already been awarded death penalty for rape and murder in another case related to sensational Nithari killings. The prosecution presented it's evidence in the rape and murder of Chhoti Payal (14) before special CBI judge...
  • Hang Koli at the earliest: Rimpa's mother May 10, 2011

    Ghaziabad: Mother of the Nithari killings' victim Rimpa Haldar on Tuesday demanded early execution of Surender Koli, convicted for the murder of her daughter and said he did not deserve any mercy. Dolly said that she heaved a sigh of relief on hearing about the death warrant issued for Kohli, but...
  • Koli to be hanged between May 24 & May 31 May 10, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A special court has ordered that Surender Koli, sentenced to death in the sensational Nithari serial killings case, be hanged between May 24 and May 31 following which he has filed a mercy petition. The Ghaziabad jail authorities sent his mercy petition to the Uttar Pradesh Governor who will...
  • Nithari: No blood, semen traces in samples May 5, 2011

    Ghaziabad: CFSL chief scientist VK Mahapatra on Thursday told a special CBI court that he neither found any blood stains nor detected semen during forensic examination of the samples related to three cases in the infamous Nithari killings. The chief scientist of the Delhi-based Central Forensic Science Laboratory appeared as a...
  • Nithari: Pandher becomes unconscious in jail April 18, 2011

    Ghaziabad: Moninder Singh Pandher, accused in the Nithari serial killings, on Monday became unconscious and fell down in his cell in Dasna jail, where he is lodged, jail sources said. Pandher, in his 50s, is a diabetic patient and fell unconscious around 8 pm. He was...
  • Nithari case: SC upholds death sentence for Koli February 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Surinder Koli's death sentence has been upheld by the Supreme Court in a case related to the gruesome Nithari killings. Koli had approached the apex court after he was sentenced to death by the trial court and the Allahabad High Court in the Rimpa Haldar case, one of...
  • Nithari case: Supreme Court pulls up CBI February 9, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for making excuses to get an adjournment on a petition by Surendra Koli, sentenced to death in the Nithari serial killing case of 2006. An apex court bench of Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Misra...
  • Verdict in fourth Nithari killing case today December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: The verdict in the Nithari killings case is expected to be announced on Wednesday. A special CBI court will deliver the verdict in the case of rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl in which Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surender Koli are the prime accused. Koli...
  • Koli gets death in Nithari rape-murder case September 28, 2010

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Tuesday sentenced to death Surinder Koli-- servant of businessman Moninder Singh Pandher-- for rape and murder of a nine-year -old girl in the sensational Nithari killings in 2006, saying he deserved a more severe punishment for his crimes. Judge A K Singh said the crime...
  • Nithari: Koli convicted in murder-rape case September 27, 2010

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Monday convicted Surinder Koli-- servant of Moninder Singh Pandher--for murder and rape of teenager Rachna in the sensational Nithari killings case that sent shock waves across the country in 2006. "The court on Monday convicted Surinder Koli for the rape and murder of Rachna at...
  • Watch: Pandher acquitted of all charges September 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Almost seven months after a CBI court awarded the death sentence to both Moninder Singh Pandher and his manservant Surendra Singh Koli for the rape and murder of 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar, the Allahabad High Court has reversed the trial court's order and acquitted Pandher of all charges. But...
  • Watch: Moninder's son happy on his father's acquittal September 12, 2009

    Moninder Singh Pandher's son Karan Pandher joined India@9 to talk about the Nithari case and acquittal of his father. "We are very surprised. In fact after we got the judgement from the trial court receiving justice in higher court seemed very grim. So with this judgement coming in we are very...
  • Watch: HC acquits Pandher in rape-murder case September 12, 2009

    More than seven months after a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court gave the death sentence to both Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surendra Singh Koli for the raping and killing 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar, the Allahabad High Court has reversed the trial courts order. Pandher was on Friday acquitted...
  • Mattoo case judge to defend Nithari convict Pandher February 17, 2009

    New Delhi: There is a new twist in one of the most gruesome crimes the country's ever witnessed, the Nithari killings case. Sentenced to death in one of the rape and murder cases, help is coming in for Moninder Singh Pandher from Justice (Retired) RS Sodhi. Though the...
  • Pandher's son blames media for death sentence February 14, 2009

    CNN-IBN correspondent Parikshit Luthra spoke to Moninder Singh Pandher's son Karan Pandher who says that he will appeal in a higher court on behalf of his father. He also blames the media for Friday's verdict. ...
  • Victims' kin cheer Nithari killings verdict February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: An eye-for-an-eye is what the the Haldars would have ideally wanted, but the death sentence for Monider Singh Pandher and Surender Koli has made them happy. The Ghaziabad court on Friday said that the brutal rape and murder of 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar was the rarest of the rare...
  • Pandher, Koli get death; Nithari celebrates February 14, 2009

    Ghaziabad: Businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surendra Koli were on Friday awarded the death sentence for the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl--the first punishment in the gruesome murders of 19 children and young women from Nithari village near Noida city in Uttar Pradesh. A special Central...
  • Nithari killings: CBI wants death for Koli, silent on Pandher February 13, 2009

    Ghaziababd: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday asked a special court here to sentence Surendra Koli to death for the murder and rape of a teenage girl from Nithari village, but was silent on Moninder Singh Pandher who was also convicted in the case. In the first verdict in...
  • Nithari killings verdict: Victims families dissatisfied February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: In the first of the Nithari case judgments, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday convicted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surendra Koli for raping and killing 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar. But for residents of Nithari village in Noida, their loss is irreparable. Husband...
  • Nithari accused convicted, victims family relieved February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Moninder Singh Pandher's son abused the media after his father and manservant were convicted in one of the most horrific serial killings the nation has ever seen. The remains of 19 women and children were recovered from this drain outside Pandhers house in December 2006. On Thursday, 2...
  • Nithari case timeline: discovery of skulls to judgement February 12, 2009

    Following is the timeline of events from the day remains of 19 young women and children were discovered in Nithari village of Noida more than two years ago to Thursday's court ruling in one of the cases: Dec 29, 2006: Fifteen human skulls, skeletal remains and fragments of clothes stuffed in...
  • Nithari killings case: Pandher, Koli found guilty February 12, 2009

    New Delhi: In the first of the Nithari case judgments, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday convicted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his domestic help Surendra Koli for raping and killing 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar. Special judge Rama Jain will pronounce the quantum of punishment on Friday morning. While...
  • Nithari killings: The story so far February 12, 2009

    More than two years after the remains of 19 women and children were found outside a house in Nithari in Noida, a CBI designated court is all set to pronounce its verdict in one case. Here's an update on the investigation so far. ...
  • First verdict in Nithari murders likely on Thursday February 11, 2009

    New Delhi: A special court is likely to pronounce its first verdict in the grisly Nithari killings Thursday, more than two years after body parts of 19 children and young women who had been sexually abused and mutilated were found from a drain in the suburb of Noida. A special Central...
  • Pandher let off by CBI in new Nithari charge sheet January 6, 2009

    Ghaziabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its 16th charge sheet in the Nithari serial killings filed in a court here Tuesday has let off Maninder Singh Pandher. The CBI submitted the 16th charge sheet in the court of Judicial Magistrate (CBI) Abhinitam Upadhyay. The charge sheet states that five-year-old Satendra...
  • 2 years after Nithari killings, date with justice December 28, 2008

    Noida: Two years after a businessman and his domestic help were accused of slaughtering several poor children and young women, a special court is set to pronounce the first verdict in the gruesome Nithari episode that shook India. Millions across the country and abroad were horrified as police on December 29,...