Nithari Killings

  • Nithari killings: Co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher released from jail 4 days ago

    Ghaziabad: After spending almost eight years behind the bars, the co-accused in infamous Nithari serial killings, Moninder Singh Pandher, on Saturday was released from Dasna prison. He was grated bail on September 24 by the Allahabad High Court. Jail Superintendent SP Yadav said,"Pandher got the bail on September 24 and on Saturday...
  • Nithari killer Surinder Koli kept in high security Meerut jail September 5, 2014

    Meerut: Nithari serial killer Surendra Koli who is to be hanged in Meerut on September 12, has been placed in a highsecurity barrack in Meerut jail, prison authorities said. Koli was placed in the high security barrack on Thursday night and two armed guards deployed outside his cell in order to...
  • Noida: Nithari killer Surinder Koli will be hanged on September 12, say jail authorities September 4, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli will be hanged in Meerut on September 12, the superintendent of the Ghaziabad jail where he is currently lodged, said. A Ghaziabad court had, earlier on Thursday, issued a death warrant against Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14yearold girl Rimpa...
  • Noida Nithari killings: Court issues death warrant against Surinder Koli September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Ghaziabad sessions court has issued a death warrant against Nithari serial murderer Surinder Koli in connection with the brutal killing of a 14yearold Rimpa Halder in 2005. It has sent the warrant to the Uttar Pradesh government for making necessary preparations for Koli's execution. President Pranab Mukhejree...
  • 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...
  • President rejects mercy petitions of Nithari killer Surendra Koli, 5 others July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Mercy petitions of six death row convicts including Surendra Koli, found guilty in the sensational Nithari serial rapes and killings, have been rejected by President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday. Besides Koli, mercy pleas of sisters Renukabai and Seema (Maharashtra), Rajendra Pralhadrao Wasnik (Maharashtra), Jagdish (Madhya Pradesh) and Holiram Bordoloi...
  • Nithari killings: Koli crossexamines witnesses May 16, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial killings prime accused Surendra Koli, who is arguing his case himself, crossexamined witnesses in a Central Bureau of India (CBI) court for the second day on Wednesday. Koli, who was brought to the court from Dasna jail, cross examined victim Rimpa Haldar's sister Poornima Haldar and argued his...
  • Nithari case: Next hearing on February 14 February 1, 2012

    Ghaziabad: A police officer on Wednesday gave his testimony before a special CBI court in one of the cases of the sensational Nithari killings of 2006. Dinesh Yadav, the then Noida police circle officer, appeared in a special CBI court and recorded his statement in connection with the murder and rape...
  • CBI court postpones judgement in Nithari case December 16, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Friday postponed its judgement in one of the cases in the sensational Nithari killings, citing inadequate evidence. CBI court special judge Shyam Lal did not pronounce the judgement in the murder case of Choti Payal, one of the victims in the gruesome killings in Noida...
  • 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...
  • 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 Delhibased 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...
  • Koli gets death in Nithari rapemurder 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 nineyear 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 murderrape case September 27, 2010

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Monday convicted Surinder Koli servant of Moninder Singh Pandherfor 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...
  • Nithari killer, rapist Koli gets death May 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Surinder Koli, the only convict in the Nithari serial killings has been sentenced to death by a CBI Special Court on Wednesday. The sentence is for the rape and murder of 7 yr old Arti who went missing along with 19 others. ...
  • Nithari killings: Surender Koli held guilty May 4, 2010

    Ghaziabad: A special court on Tuesday held domestic help Surender Koli guilty of the rape and murder of sevenyearold Arti, one of the 19 young women and children from Noida's Nithari village whose body parts were found in a drain. In the second case of the sensational Nithari murders, which shocked...
  • Missing kids in NCR remain just a statistic for cops December 31, 2009

    New Delhi: It has been three years since the gruesome Nithari killings shook the nation. The complaints of poor families were repeatedly ignored until it was too late but the killings have failed to address the concern of other missing children in the National Capital Region. On December 29, 2006, the remains...
  • 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 14yearold Rimpa Haldar, the Allahabad High Court has reversed the trial court's order and acquitted Pandher of all charges. But...
  • Nithari verdict: Court to hear witness on April 15 April 1, 2009

    Ghaziabad: A special CBI court here on Wednesday postponed its verdict in a Nithari serial killings case after it decided to reexamine one of the witnesses in the rape and murder of eightyearold girl Aarti. "Court has decided to examine the statement of Dinesh Yadav for the purpose of clarification....
  • India's missing children: stories without happy ends March 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Most of Indias missing children stoies have no happy reunion at the end. There have been numerable cases of infants, toddlers and teenagers who just disappeared one day and were never heard from again. Their parents have searched for months, sometimes years, in the hope of finding...
  • 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...
  • Nithari killings: Revisiting the case from day 1 February 14, 2009

    The serial killings where the police unearthed remains of 19 women and children. ...
  • Victims' kin cheer Nithari killings verdict February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: An eyeforaneye 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 14yearold 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 14yearold girlthe 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 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 14yearold Rimpa Haldar. But for residents of Nithari village in Noida, their loss is irreparable. Husband...
  • 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...