Murder Charges

  • Bhanwari Devi case: Court frames murder charges against all 17 accused May 27, 2014

    Almost three years after the murder of auxiliary nurse Bhanwari Devi, a court in Jodhpur will commence the trial from June 23 while it framed murder charges against all the 17 accused in the sensational murder case on Monday. Bhanwari was killed in 2011 and the case had hogged the limelight...
  • Nido Taniam death: Accused to be charged with murder February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The accused in the death of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam will be charged with murder. The bail plea will come up in Saket court on Tuesday. The full post mortem report of Taniam revealed that he had died from injuries to head and face caused by blunt object....
  • Accused Los Angeles airport shooter could face death penalty November 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: The 23-year-old man accused of opening fire at Los Angeles International Airport, killing an airport security officer and wounding three other people, could face the death penalty after being charged with murder on Saturday, a federal prosecutor said. Paul Anthony Ciancia was charged with murder of a federal officer...
  • Mumbai violence accused charged with murder August 13, 2012

    New Delhi: After Saturday's violence in Mumbai's Azad Maidan, 23 people have been arrested and slapped with murder charges. Investigations are still going on into the nature of the clashes. The BJP has slammed the state government for not being able to control the situation. Police told court that they want...
  • Speech row: SC to hear MM Mani's petition July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday is expected to hear controversial CPI(M) leader MM Mani's plea to quash FIRs registered against him over his speech on elimination of political foes. Mani had earlier moved the Kerala High Court saying if such tendencies are not checked, it would sound the "death...
  • Another murder case slapped against CPM leader Mani June 5, 2012

    Idukki: In fresh trouble for a senior CPI-M functionary in Kerala, police on Monday booked MM Mani in another murder case on the basis of his controversial speech on eliminating political foes. For the first time, the case naming a specific murder of a man in 1980s was...
  • Italy to ensure return of its marines from India June 3, 2012

    Rome: Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has expressed "great satisfaction" over the release on bail of two Italian marines charged with the killing of two Indian fishermen, but said the final objective of his government is to ensure their return to the country. "I express my own and the government's great...
  • Kerala: Italians charged with murder May 18, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The two Italian marines, Salvatore Girone and Latorre Massimillano, accused in the fishermen killings case, were charged with attempt to murder (Section 307) and the offence of committing murder (Section 302) on Friday. The SIT filed a chargesheet against the guards, Salvatore Girone and Latorre Massimillano, before the Kollam chief...
  • Police to push 'murder charges' over MJ's death: report July 19, 2009

    London: Pop icon Michael Jackson died from an injected overdose of heavy-duty painkiller Diprivan and the police will press "murder charges" against one or more people within days. There will be a criminal trial and it could involve whoever administered the injection and anyone who made it available to the star,...
  • PPP Chairman Zardari acquitted in double-murder charge March 24, 2008

    Karachi: A Pakistani court on Monday acquitted PPP Chairman Asif Ali Zardari in the double murder of a retired judge and his son in 1996, citing lack of evidence. Zardari, against whom four murder cases have been registered in the past, was named a co-accused in the...
  • Malaysia drops murder charge against ethnic Indians December 17, 2007

    New Delhi: After a month long stand-off, there's relief for ethnic Indians in Malaysia. The authorities have dropped attempt to murder charges against 31 ethnic Indians who were arrested last month for taking part in anti-government protests. Attorney General Gani Patail also dropped all charges against five students, who were...
  • Pereira may be tried for murder June 19, 2007

    Mumbai: More trouble seems to be brewing for Allister Pereira—the key accused in the Mumbai hit and run case, who ran over and killed 7 footpath dwellers on November 12, 2006. Though the local sessions court let him off with just 6-months imprisonment, the prosecution is now gunning for harsher...
  • Subba faces murder charge in Nepal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after CNN-IBN exposed the web of lies that three-time MP Mani Kumar Subba had created for three decades about his nationality, politicians from across party lines spared no words in their criticism. Cutting across party lines, all MPs have said that Subba should resign. His "home" state...
  • Pak commutes Briton's death penalty November 16, 2006

    Islamabad: President Pervez Musharraf has commuted the death sentence for a British man who has spent 18 years in a Pakistani jail for a murder. The British government and rights groups had pleaded with Pakistan to grant clemency for Mirza Tahir Hussain, 36, from Leeds in northern England. "The president...