Surendra Koli

  • 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...
  • 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: Home Minister Rajnath Singh rejects mercy petition of Surendra Koli June 18, 2014

    Government on Wednesday recommended the rejection of five mercy petitions including that of Surendra Koli sent to the gallows for the infamous serial killing of children in Nithari in Noida and of two sisters sentenced to death for murdering several children. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh signed five files recommending to...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Pandher's son blames media for death sentence February 14, 2009

    CNN-IBN correspondent Parikshit Luthra spoke to Moninder Singh Pandher's son Karan Pandher who says that he will appeal in a higher court on behalf of his father. He also blames the media for Friday's verdict. ...
  • Justice For Nithari: Questions raised by Nithari case February 14, 2009

    New Delhi: It was a case that shocked collective public conscience. Two years after the skeletal remains of 19 women and children were unearthed from the 'house of horrors' in Nithari, Noida, the first verdict is out. It's guilty as charged for Moninder Singh Pandher and his manservant, Surendra Koli. ...
  • Victims' kin cheer Nithari killings verdict February 13, 2009

    New Delhi: An eye-for-an-eye 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 14-year-old 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 14-year-old girl--the 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 14-year-old 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...
  • Nithari killings: The story so far February 12, 2009

    More than two years after the remains of 19 women and children were found outside a house in Nithari in Noida, a CBI designated court is all set to pronounce its verdict in one case. Here's an update on the investigation so far. ...
  • Pandher let off by CBI in new Nithari charge sheet January 6, 2009

    Ghaziabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its 16th charge sheet in the Nithari serial killings filed in a court here Tuesday has let off Maninder Singh Pandher. The CBI submitted the 16th charge sheet in the court of Judicial Magistrate (CBI) Abhinitam Upadhyay. The charge sheet states that five-year-old Satendra...
  • One year on, Nithari victims still wait for justice December 29, 2007

    New Delhi: On December 29 last year, the remains of missing children were recovered from a drain in Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi. However, the parents of the dead children feel that the accused in the case will never be punished. An angry parent Rajni Kumari, says, "Its the kid...
  • Nithari: CBI files 2nd chargesheet April 10, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBI on Tuesday filed a second chargesheet in the Nithari serial killings case, charging prime accused Surendra Koli with the murder and rape of Nithari resident Pinki Sarkar. The other prime accused in the case Moninder Singh Pandher has not been charged with any of the murders. Earlier...
  • Kin fume over CBI's Nithari ruling June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBI has given Monidher Singh Pandher - the prime accused in the Nithari killings - a virtual clean chit. However, his man servant Surendra Koli, has been chargesheeted for murder. However the people of Nithari are not rejoicing. Instead they are enraged and the families of the...
  • Cell phone led to Koli's confession June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Almost three months after skeletal remains were recovered from Noida's Nithari village, the CBI has filed a chargesheet against prime accused Surendra Koli, Moninder Singh Pandher and a dismissed policewoman, Simranjeet Kaur. The CBI has virtually given a clean chit to Pandher, absolving him of rape and murder...
  • Moninder's son relieved by CBI ruling June 17, 2007

    Chandigarh: The news that Moninder Singh Pandher - prime accused in the Nithari serial killings - has been given a clean chit by the CBI has brought some relief to his son Karan Singh Pandher. "Simranjeet Kaur, the lady officer who has been picked up on Wednesday is the one...
  • Clean chit to Pandher, Nithari angry June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBI has given prime accused in the Nithari serial killings, Moninder Singh Pandher a clean chit, but not many in Nithari are convinced of the investigation results. ...
  • Koli used to eat human flesh: CBI June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: Almost three months after skeletal remains were recovered from Noida's Nithari village, the CBI has filed a chargesheet against prime accused Surendra Koli, Moninder Singh Pandher and a dismissed policewoman, Simranjeet Kaur. However, Pandher has been absolved of almost all the serious charges. Joint Director CBI, Arun Kumar...
  • Nithari killer admits to rapes June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Surendra Koli, one of the two accused in the serial murders in Noida’s Nithari village, on Thursday told a court he had raped minor girls and women. In a written submission before a court in Delhi, Koli said he wanted to confess and unburden his confession. The court...
  • Nithari case: Koli sent to Tihar jail June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The main accused in the Nithari serial killings case, Surendra Koli was produced in the Patiala House court in the Capital on Wednesday, so that his confessional case could be recorded. Koli is the prime accused in the murder of nearly 40 children in Noida's Nithari village. Surender Koli...
  • Plum posts for inept Noida cops June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The twists and turns in the horrific Nithari serial killings case just keep coming. A two-member committee, probing the Nithari case had recommended strong action against Noida SSP RKS Rathore and the circle officer of Noida, Dinesh Yadav. The fact-finding committee headed by Home Secretary Arun Singh had...
  • CBI raids Noida cop's home June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBI raided the residence of Noida Simranjit Kaur, a Sub Inspector who was in-charge of the police outpost in Nithari, in Prayag Raj colony, on Tuesday in connection with the kidnapping, sexual abuse and murders of over 22 children in Nithari village. The CBI raided her residence after...
  • Nithari truth 'lost', CBI seethes June 19, 2007

    New Delhi: One month after the horror of the macabre Nithari killings began unfolding, the truth is still hidden in the dark dungeons of the minds of the two accused – Moninder Singh Pandher and Surendra Koli. After the glaring lapses in the Noida police probe came to light, the case...
  • 'Lawyers did not attack Moninder' June 18, 2007

    Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad police seems to have buckled under the pressure of the bar council of Ghaziabad. No efforts are being made to arrest the lawyers named in the FIR for vandalising the courtroom and attacking the Nithari accused Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder in full view of cameras. A...