Soumya Vishwanathan

  • Rapes on the rise as trial is slow: Soumya Vishwanathan's mother December 19, 2012

    In September 2008, 26yearold journalist Soumya Vishwanathan was found shot dead in her car while on her way back from work. Four years on, her mother says that justice has not been done. In fact, road safety for women has worsened in the national capital. ...
  • Soumya murder case: Convict gets death sentence November 11, 2011

    Thrissur: A Thrissur fast track court awarded capital punishment to the Soumya rape and murder case accused Govindachami. On Monday, it had found the accused Govindachami guilty. Soumya was raped in a compartment of Kochi-Shornur passenger train and was pushed out of the moving train in February this year. Special...
  • Soumya, Jigisha murder accused tries to flee from jail October 19, 2009

    New Delhi: The main accused in the murders of TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan and IT executive Jigisha Ghosh tried to escape from custody Monday by throwing chilli powder at policemen during a hospital visit, Delhi Police said. Ravi Kapoor, who was arrested March 24 this year, had been taken to Safdarjung...
  • Watch: Soumya's mother asks for fast track trial June 23, 2009

    Madhavi Vishwanathan says the police should act fast on the case. ...
  • Soumya murder case: Motive robbery June 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday filed a 620-page chargesheet in the Soumya Vishwanathan murder case. The chargesheet has been filed against the prime accused Ravi Kumar and four other – Ajay Sethi, Ravi Kapoor, Amit Kumar Shukla, Baljit Malik and Ajay Kumar. The men did not intend to kill...
  • Delhi Police file chargesheet in Soumya murder case June 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Monday filed 620-page long chargesheet in the Soumya Vishwanathan murder case. All the five accused - - Ajay Sethi, Ravi Kapoor, Amit Kumar Shukla, Baljit Malik and Ajay Kumar - have also been booked under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) in the chargesheet. "There are...
  • Delhi Police to file chargesheet in Soumya murder case June 22, 2009

    New Delhi: Delhi Police will file a chargesheet in the Soumya Vishwanathan murder case on Monday. The chargesheet will be filed against all the five accused. They have been booked for murder, destruction of evidence and forgery among charges. The police say they have strong evidence against the five accused, like the...
  • Delhi Police make another arrest in Soumya murder case April 7, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police claim to have made a crucial breakthrough into investigations into the Soumya murder case. They have arrested the person to whom the car was sold to following Soumya's murder, an auto lifter who has been in the trade for the last 20 years. According to the...
  • Soumya murder case: police clueless even after 3 months December 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Sixty six year-old MK Vishwanathan still cannot come to terms with his daughter's death. Though 3 months have passed, he has found it difficult to return to work. Soumya Viswanathan, a TV Journalist of Headlines Today, was shot dead in Delhi in the wee hours of September...