Nitish Katara Murder Case

  • Nitish Katara murder case: Mother seeks death for convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, on Friday sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician DP Yadav's son Vikas saying they were a "menace to the society and there was no chance of their reformation or rehabilitation". Neelam Katara's counsel,...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion April 14, 2014

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma, who...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC verdict on Yadavs' plea today April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Twelve years after the murder of Nitish Katara, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav. A trial court had sentenced Vikas and Vishal Yadav to life imprisonment six years ago....
  • Cops guarding witness in Nitish Katra murder case offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending January 5, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katara — prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case — on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not guarding" Ajay during an attack planned "at the behest of politician". The three constables...
  • Policemen guarding Ajay Katara offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending him January 4, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katra, prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case, filed a complaint on Saturday alleging their colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not defending" Ajay during an attack planned" at the behest of politician DP Yadav". The three constables, Harun Ali,...
  • 'Katara killers' long hospital stays unjustified' May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Brothers Vikas and Vishal Yadav, convicted for the murder of Nitish Katara in 2008, and who managed to stay out of the Tihar jail for over 151 days since then now face flak from an independent inquiry panel. Commissioned on Delhi High Court's orders, the panel of doctors led...
  • Medical report spells more trouble for Katara killers May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In what may prove to be more trouble for Nitish Katara's killers, CNN-IBN has accessed the Army Medical Board report on their medical records that questions their prolonged stays in hospitals using flimsy medical grounds and staying out of jail thus. In November 2011, CNN-IBN had reported how Vikas...
  • Katara case: Court to hear plea against convicts February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is expected to hear Nitish Katara's mother's complaint against convicts Vikas and Vishal Yadav on Friday. Katara's mother Neelam Katara had earlier claimed they have been enjoying preferential treatment at Tihar Jail. CNN-IBN had reported that both the accused had made 151 medical outings in...
  • Katara killer Vishal Yadav moves SC for bail November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Vishal Yadav, who along with his cousin Vikas, is serving life term for killing MBA graduate Nitish Katara in 2002, on Friday moved the Supreme Court for bail. Pleading for bail, he submitted in his petition that he was not keeping well and there was no "direct evidence" against...
  • Nitish Katara killers live in luxury in hospital November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The killers of Nitish Katara, Vikas and Vishal Yadav, sentenced to life imprisonment by the court, have been misusing the system to stay in government hospital for extended periods. The Yadav brothers, who are sons of former MP and Uttar Pradesh strongman D P Yadav, have enjoyed 85 medical...
  • Katara murder: Sukhdev Pehalwan gets life term July 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Gangster Sukhdev Pehalwan, the third accused in the Nitish Katara kidnapping-cum-murder case, was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi Court. The punishment was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge JR Aryan who on July 6 had held him guilty for helping former Rajya Sabha member DP...