Ujjwal Nikam

  • Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam criticises Mulayam for rape remark April 12, 2014

    Public prosecutor in the Shakti Mills gangrape case today criticised SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remark saying that such statements would provoke criminals to commit serious crimes. "It is most unfortunate that Mulayam, being a politician of a tall stature, makes such a baseless and unwarranted statement that...
  • Senior lawyer Ujjwal Nikam criticises Mulayam for rape remark April 12, 2014

    Public prosecutor in the Shakti Mills gangrape case today criticised SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for his rape remark saying that such statements would provoke criminals to commit serious crimes. "It is most unfortunate that Mulayam, being a politician of a tall stature, makes such a baseless and unwarranted statement that...
  • Judgement in Shakti Mills case historic, sends strong message: Ujjwal Nikam April 4, 2014

    Prosecution Lawyer in the Shakti Mills gangrape, Ujjwal Nikam, has called the judgement in the case historic. He also said that a strong message has been sent to all after the verdict. A Mumbai Sessions Court on Friday handed death penalty to the three repeat offenders in the Shakti Mills...
  • Mumbai's shakti mills gangrape: All 3 guilty under new law April 3, 2014

    In a landmark verdict three accused in the Shakti Mills gang rape cases have been convicted under Section 376 E facing a maximum punishment of death penalty. Under this section, if a person previously convicted of gangrape commits the offence again, he can be sentenced to life imprisonment or death. ...
  • Photojournalist gangrape: Court adds repeat offender charge against 3 March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court hearing the photojournalist gangrape case on Monday agreed to add Section 376 E of the Indian Penal Code against the three repeat offenders in the case. The prosecutor in the case, Ujjwal Nikam, had moved a plea to apply the section against the three convicts. The clause provides...
  • Nikam says journalist's rapists repeat offenders, seeks tough sentence March 21, 2014

    Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. ...
  • Mumbai rape survivor says she wants to get even with the accused October 31, 2013

    Mumbai: The 18-year-old telephone operator who was allegedly gangraped in the Shakti Mills compound here on July 31 on Wednesday deposed before a trial court and expressed her desire to get even with the accused who had beaten her up during the sexual assault. "During her deposition today, the survivor told...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Accused admits he harassed ragpickers in the area too August 27, 2013

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police on Monday confirmed that none of the five accused arrested for raping photojournalist are minors. It has assured that it will seek maximum punishment for all the accused. All five accused were unemployed and lived in the same area. Meanwhile, one of the accused has confessed...
  • Aadesh: A film on the lawyer who secured Kasab's death penalty May 12, 2013

    Panaji: Director Svaddan Angrre is bringing to the silver screen the story of Ujjwal Nikam, the tenacious, poetry-quoting lawyer who secured the death penalty for Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab for the 26/11 Mumbai attack. He says the Marathi biopic will reveal some unknown facts about the legal eagle. Nikam, from...
  • Cannot compare Dutt and Zaibunisa's cases: Nikam April 17, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave actor Sanjay Dutt four more weeks to surrender in the 1993 Bombay blasts case. Public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said Dutt and Zaibunisa's case cannot be compares as the actor had not challenged the court verdict or asked for a review. ...
  • You can't wash off sins with bogus Gandhigiri: Nikam on Sanjay Dutt April 13, 2013

    Thane: Noted prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, who worked as a special public prosecutor in 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case, on Saturday turned philosophical to take a dig at Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt whose conviction was recently upheld by the Supreme Court. "Neta ho ya Abhineta....Bogus Gandhigiri se parmatma ke ghar me koi...
  • Support, sympathy for Sanjay Dutt after SC verdict March 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday announced its verdict in the 1993 Bombay blasts case and sentenced actor Sanjay Dutt to five years in jail under the Arms Act. The actor has got support from not just Bollywood but also from political circles. Chairman of Press Council of India...
  • Make Headley approver in 26/11 case in Pak: Nikam January 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Terming the 35-year sentence awarded to David Headley as "inadequate and disproportionate", special 26/11 public prosecutor in India Ujjwal Nikam on Friday said he should now be made an approver in the case being tried in Pakistan to punish the perpetrators. "It is important to note that Headley had...
  • Headley would've got death had he been tried in India: Ujjwal Nikam January 25, 2013

    26/11 senior public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam has expressed his dissatisfaction at the 35-year prison sentence handed over to David Headley. ...
  • Kasab's hanging sends strong message: Nikam November 21, 2012

    The man who spearheaded the trial against Ajmal Kasab all these years, Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam spoke to CNN-IBN and spoke about Kasab's trial and execution. "Kasab was given a fair trial. The country has emerged victorious.. By hanging him we have paid homage to all those policemen and...
  • It's a victory for the country: Ujjwal Nikam November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Homage has been paid to all those who lost their lives in the 26/11 attack by the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, who appeared for police in the case, on Wednesday said. "It is victory for the country. By hanging Kasab, We have...
  • Pakistan should expedite 26/11 trial: Nikam August 29, 2012

    Mumbai: With the Supreme Court upholding the death sentence of Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case, Pakistan should now expedite the trial in their court, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Wednesday said. "Death sentence awarded to Kasab should be executed as soon as possible so that it...
  • Show no mercy to Kasab: Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam August 29, 2012

    Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said, "Is it even fair to call these terrorists human beings? They should be given maximum punishment." ...
  • Rana verdict will not effect Kasab case: Nikam June 10, 2011

    Mumbai: The verdict of a US court holding Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana not guilty for the Mumbai terror attacks would not effect the legal proceedings against terrorist Ajmal Kasab and also the charge against LeT that they had masterminded the strikes, special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam said on Friday. ...
  • Headley's version ignored by court: Ujjwal Nikam June 10, 2011

    Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam, reacting on Rana's verdict, questioned as to why Headley's version was not accepted. ...
  • Kasab showed no remorse: Nikam February 21, 2011

    Mumbai: "Badle tumne rang bahut, bahut badle nakab; Fansi tak hamne tumhe la hi diya Kasab. (You changed colours, you changed masks; but in the end I brought you to the gallows)." This is how public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam responded to the confirmation of death sentence to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab...
  • Bombay HC to announce Kasab verdict on Feb 21 February 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The final verdict in the trial of 26/11 prime accused Ajmal Kasab trial will be pronounced on February 21. Bombay High Court will pronounce judgement on confirmation of death penalty awarded to Kasab in 26/11 terror attack case and also on his appeal against conviction. The judge noted...
  • HC reserves order on Kasab's appeal till Feb 7 January 17, 2011

    Mumbai: After hearing arguments for three months, the Bombay High Court on Monday reserved till February 7 its order on the appeal filed by Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab against the death sentence awarded to him for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. Justice Ranjana Desai and Justice RV More...
  • We have enough evidence against Kasab: Nikam November 30, 2010

    India's Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam who is arguing the 26/11 case was in New York, to speak at a UN seminar on terrorism. ...
  • Kasab to attend hearings via video conference September 20, 2010

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday decided to hear on a daily basis from October 18 the confirmation of death sentence awarded to Ajmal Kasab for his role in 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks and allowed state's plea to produce Pakistani gunman through video conference in view of threat perception...
  • Kasab's lawyer pulled up in 26/11 case for 'misconduct' November 27, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab's lawyer Abbas Kazmi on Thursday told a 26/11 trial court that he did not care about affidavits of witnesses filed by prosecution, inviting the judge's ire for his "irresponsible" statement and a notice to explain why his services should not be terminated for "misconduct". Kazmi...
  • Year since 26/11: Kasab's terror trial on its last lap November 17, 2009

    Mumbai: India's most keenly watched trial is finally coming to an end. Jailed Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir alias Kasab will soon know what punishment awaits him for the terror he unleashed in Mumbai a year ago. Almost one year after the country's worst terror attack that left around 170 people...
  • INDIA AT 9: Kasab's lawyer checks client's trust July 24, 2009

    The court trying Mumbai terror attacks accused Ajmal Amir Kasab has decided that despite the lone captured terrorist of 26/11 having confessed, the trial will continue. The admission to guilt has been taken on record by the court. Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam and the lawyer of Kasab, Abbas Kazmi...
  • Hang me, punish me: Kasab pleads to court July 22, 2009

    Mumbai: Pakistani terrorist Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the only gunman on trial for the terrorist attacks on Mumbai, on Wednesday told a court he must be punished and pleaded that he be hanged for his crimes. “I did not confess under pressure--I should be hanged if the court decides so,” said...
  • Kasab gives more details of 26/11 attack in court July 22, 2009

    The lone captured Mumbai attack terrorist Ajmal Kasab continued to give a Mumbai court details of the deadly terror attacks on Tuesday. If the court accepts his confession the closely-watched trial could be wound up soon. Here's a minute-by-minute account of all that happened on Tuesday. ...