Nithari

  • 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 cross-examines witnesses May 16, 2012

    Ghaziabad: Nithari serial killings prime accused Surendra Koli, who is arguing his case himself, cross-examined 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...
  • 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 Sub-Inspector 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 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 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 12-year-old girl Deepali. Koli, the domestic help of...
  • 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...
  • 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 killer Koli sentenced to death again May 12, 2010

    Ghaziabad: A special court on Wednesday sentenced to death domestic help Surender Koli, who has been convicted of the rape and murder of seven-year-old Arti from Noida's Nithari village. The court had convicted Koli of the rape and murder of Arti who had disappeared from her home in September 2006. She...
  • 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 seven-year-old 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...
  • SC stays Nithari serial killer Koli's death sentence January 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the death sentence of Surinder Koli, convicted in February last year of raping and killing 14-year-old Rimpa Haldar in Nithari village in Noida near the national capital. Haldar was one of the 19 young women and children from Nithari whose body parts were...
  • 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 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...
  • Nithari: HC acquits Pandher, upholds Koli death sentence September 11, 2009

    New Delhi: The Allahabad High Court on Friday acquitted businessman Moninder Singh Pandher in one of the Nithari serial killing case, setting aside the death sentence awarded to him by a lower court. The court, however, upheld the capital punishment handed down to his domestic help Surinder Koli. The order was...