NITHARI

  • Nithari case: Allahabad High Court puts hold on Surinder Kohli's hanging till December 22 December 1, 2014

    Lucknow: The Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed the hanging of Noida's Nithari killings convict Surinder Kohli till December 22. Kohli was convicted for the murder of a girl, Rimpa Halder, who went missing in Noida in December 2006. After a police investigation, she was found to have been murdered...
  • The story of India's missing children November 12, 2014

    In a country where 3000 children are born every hour, the fact that 15 children go missing every hour seems to matter very little. A poorly implemented law, a largely apathetic police force and an overburdened child helpline seem to be falling grossly short of controlling these steadily rising...
  • Nithari case: SC rejects review plea of death row convict Surinder Koli October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the plea of Nithari rapist-cum-serial killer Surinder Koli seeking review of the verdict upholding his conviction and death sentence in one of the murder cases. "We reject the review petition. No grounds have been made to persuade us to reconsider earlier decision,"...
  • Fire at house of Nithari killings case co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher October 10, 2014

    Noida: A fire broke out at the house of Nithari killings case co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher on Thursday evening, fire officials said. Fire tenders were rushed to deal with the blaze at House No.D5 at Sector 31, the site of the grisly murders of children which had rocked the country in...
  • Nithari killings: Co-accused Moninder Singh Pandher released from jail September 27, 2014

    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...
  • Noida's Nithari killings: SC extends stay on Koli's execution till October 29 September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In a relief for Noida's Nithari killing convict Surinder Koli, the Supreme Court has extended the stay on his execution till October 29. The SC will hear his review petition on October 28. Earlier too, the SC had stayed the execution of Koli for one week. A Ghaziabad sessions...
  • My son is innocent, says Nithari killer Surendra Koli's mother September 11, 2014

    Ghaziabad: The mother of Nithari murders convict Surendra Koli on Thursday maintained that her son was innocent and said Koli's employer Moninder Singh Pandher was responsible for the killings. Kunti Devi met Koli at Meerut jail and said afterwards: "My son is innocent." Speaking to journalists outside the jail, she said Pandher...
  • Meerut: Hangman set for first execution, Nithari serial killer convict Surinder Koli to be hanged September 7, 2014

    Meerut: A hangman in Meerut has become much sought after in the last few days as he awaits his maiden opportunity to execute Surinder Koli, the convict in the Nithari serial murders case. Mediapersons assemble at Pawan Singh's house from dawn till dusk every day waiting for his "bytes" ahead...
  • 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...
  • Witness turns hostile in Nithari killings case June 4, 2011

    Ghaziabad: A prosecution witness appearing in a case related to the Nithari killings turned hostile on Saturday during cross examination. Neelam, a witness in Badi Payal, 21, related to the serial killings, recanted on her previous statement and refused to identify SubInspector Simran Kaur, an accused in the case in along...
  • 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 9, 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...
  • Nithari accused Koli requests for new lawyer March 31, 2011

    Ghaziabad: Surender Koli, one of the main accused in the sensational Nithari killings case, on Thursday told a court in Ghaziabad that he wanted to replace the lawyer defending him saying he got the death sentence in one case because of the advocate's "incompetency". Koli, in his application told to the...
  • 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...
  • Victims' kins protest clean chit in Nithari case December 23, 2010

    Ghaziabad: Family members of Nithari victims on Thursday expressed their resentment over the CBI giving clean chit to industrialist Moninder Singh Pandher in the case. Pander and his domestic help Surinder Koli were arrested in December 2006 soon after the recovery of human bones, skulls and other items from a drain...
  • Koli gets death in 4th Nithari murder case December 22, 2010

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Wednesday awarded death penalty to Surinder Koli in the Deepali rape and murder case. Earlier, special CBI Judge AK Singh pronounced the verdict and held Koli guilty in the case of rape and murder of a 12yearold girl Deepali. Koli, the domestic help of...