Abu Salem

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2013

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  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him November 28, 2013

    Tehelka Founder-Editor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • Abu Salem jailed for 7 years in fake passport case November 28, 2013

    Hyderabad: Underworld don Abu Salem has been sentenced to seven years in jail in the 2001 fake passport case by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Hyderabad. The court, which had convicted the extradited gangster in the case on November 18, pronounced the sentence on Thursday. Judge MV...
  • Abu Salem held guilty in the 2001 fake passport case November 18, 2013

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday pronounced gangster Abu Salem guilty in the 2001 fake passport case. The quantum of the punishment will be decided on November 28. Trial against Salem for obtaining a passport under a fictitious name in 2001 from Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh...
  • CBI allowed to drop charges carrying death, life imprisonment against Abu Salem in 1993 blasts August 14, 2013

    A special TADA court on Tuesday allowed the CBI to drop certain charges against extradited gangster Abu Salem in connection with the 1993 serial bomb blasts case. The CBI had earlier told the Supreme Court that it wanted to withdraw certain charges under TADA Act, Explosives Substances Act, Arms Act...
  • 1993 Bombay blast: CBI allowed to drop certain charges against Salem August 13, 2013

    Mumbai: A special TADA court on Tuesday allowed the CBI to drop certain charges against extradited gangster Abu Salem in connection with the 1993 serial bomb blasts case. The CBI had earlier told the Supreme Court that it wanted to withdraw certain charges under TADA Act, Explosives Substances Act, Arms...
  • TADA court to resume trial against Salem in 1993 blasts case August 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Two days after Supreme Court ruled that extradition of Abu Salem to India is still valid, a special TADA court in Mumbai on Wednesday asked prosecution and defence advocates to proceed with the trial against the gangster in the 1993 serial blasts case. Special court judge GA Sanap on...
  • Abu Salem's extradition is valid, rules SC August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Underworld don Abu Salem will continue to face trial in the 1993 Bombay blasts case, the Supreme Court ruled on Monday while hearing his plea to quash his extradition from Portugal. While ruling that Abu Salem's extradition is valid, the court vacated stay on various trails against him. But...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea on Monday for quashing trials against him. Salem had filed the application after the Portugal's Supreme Court terminated his extradition on the grounds that India had violated deportation rules. Salem was deported in 2005 on...
  • SC to deliver verdict on Abu Salem's plea for quashing of trials against him August 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday pronounce its verdict on gangster Abu Salem's plea for quashing trials against him in various cases after Portugal's apex court terminated his extradition to India for "violation" of deportation rules by authorities in New Delhi. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam...
  • Devendra, who attacked Abu Salem, says he spoke to Chhota Shakeel July 4, 2013

    Mumbai: Devendra Baburao Jagtap, accused of firing at Abu Salem last week, told investigators on Thursday that he spoke to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim aide Chhota Shakeel twice from the Taloja Central Jail, Mumbai. Jagtap claimed that a mobile phone was facilitated into the jail by Manoj Lahmane, who is also...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police arrest man who provided weapon to attacker July 3, 2013

    Mumbai: There seems to be a breakthrough the in investigation in the Abu Salem attack case as the Mumbai Police has detained the man who allegedly provided the weapon to Abu Salem's attacker in Taloba jail. The Mumbai Crime Branch arrested Manoj Lahmane, the man who allegedly smuggled the country-made...
  • Abu Salem attack: Police to quiz wife of the accused June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai police on Saturday got permission from a sessions court to arrest Devendra Jagtap, alias JD, who allegedly fired two rounds with a country-made revolver at extradited gangster Abu Salem at the high-security Taloja jail on Thursday. "We had to take the permission of the court to...
  • 4 policemen suspended after attack on Salem in Mumbai jail June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Four policemen were suspended on Friday after an attack on gangster Abu Salem inside Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai. Salem, who was attacked second time in a prison in the last three years, was shot at by 32-year-old inmate Devendra Jagtap twice, but got away with a minor injury...
  • Abu Salem treated for bullet injury, back in cell June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem, who was shot at inside the Taloja Central Jail (TCJ) on Thursday, returned to his cell Friday morning after being treated for a bullet injury, a police official said. To a query whether he would be shifted elsewhere from Taloja jail, the official declined to comment saying...
  • Abu Salem attack: Probe on to find how a pistol was smuggled inside jail June 28, 2013

    1993 Bombay blasts case accused Abu Salem was shot on Thursday night twice. Questions are being raised about whether the attack was ordered by the notorious D-Company. ...
  • Is the D-Company behind the attack on Abu Salem? June 28, 2013

    Mumbai: The 1993 Bombay blasts accused and gangster Abu Salem was treated in JJ Hospital after he was attacked in Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai on Thursday night. There are questions about whether the attack was possibly ordered by the notorious D-Company after an unconfirmed media report said that underworld...
  • Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem attacked inside Taloja prison June 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Gangster Abu Salem, an accused in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was on Thursday attacked inside Taloja Central Jail in Mumbai. According to police sources, Salem was attacked by a person, presumably an inmate, identified as Jagtap. The jail officials did not disclose the nature of injuries sustained by...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: 20 years on, final verdict yet to come March 12, 2013

    Mumbai: It has been two decades since a series of 13 bomb blasts rocked Mumbai and left 200 people dead. The March 12, 1993 blasts were one of the worst attacks on the maximum city. The Mumbai blasts investigation spanned months, but the trial has dragged on for years. There's...
  • CBI may seek dropping of additional charges against Abu Salem December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to seek from the Supreme Court withdrawal of charges of organised crime against 1993 Mumbai blast accused Abu Salem after receiving legal opinion on the issue. Sources in the CBI said the agency may move the Supreme Court this week seeking withdrawal of additional...
  • Abu Salem seeks stay on trial in extortion case August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Extradited underworld don Abu Salem on Saturday moved a Delhi court seeking a stay on his trial in an extortion case in the wake of Portugal's constitutional court turning down India s appeal against the cancellation of his extradition. In his application filed before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vidya Prakash,...
  • Underworld don Abu Salam to remain in India July 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Underworld don Abu Salem will remain in India as the top Portugal Court has observed that it was not obliged to extradite the gangster back to the European country after it was held there was violation of deportation rules by Indian authorities. Official sources in New Delhi on Wednesday...
  • Abu Salem gets bail, wins Delhi court's praise June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Extradited gangster Abu Salem was on Tuesday granted bail in a 2002 extortion case by a Delhi Court, which also praised his "above board" conduct in jail. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Vinod Yadav granted him bail on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh and a surety of like...
  • MCOCA charges against Abu Salem dropped May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Friday dropped MCOCA charges against gangster Abu Salem. The High Court accepted the Delhi Police plea to drop the charges. Delhi Police had said the charges violate Salem's extradition rules. The Portugal court wanted MCOCA removed if Salem's extradition was to stand. "The petition of Delhi...
  • SC wants details of Abu Salem case proceedings March 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file an affidavit stating details of proceedings before Portugal's constitutional court where the agency had challenged their high court order quashing the extradition of underworld don Abu Salem. A bench of Justice P Sathasivam and Justice...
  • Portugal court rejects Salem's plea on extradition March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: India has got a breather with the Constitutional Court of Portugal staying the order of its Supreme Court on violation of extradition agreement of underworld don Abu Salem by New Delhi by slapping new charges invoking death penalty. CBI sources said that the Constitutional Court, while admitting India's plea,...
  • Govt to withdraw additional charges against Salem February 22, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback for India, the government has decided to withdraw the additional charges slapped by the TADA court against underworld don Abu Salem. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the CBI after holding consultations with top-level Home Ministry and MEA officials decided to withdraw the charges. The charges go against...
  • 1993 Mumbai blasts: SC stays case against Salem February 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court stayed the TADA proceedings in two cases against alleged gangster Abu Salem in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case in view of Portugal court's order terminating his extradition to India. The court has issued notices to the Central government and the Ministry of External Affairs and wants...
  • Released '93 blasts convict wanted again December 16, 2011

    Mumbai: Released in 2007, Ehtesham Shaikh escaped from a Thane session court after an arrest order in an attempt to murder case was passed. Ten years of imprisonment has not been able to reverse the criminal tendencies of 1993 bomb blasts convict Mohmmad Ehtesham Shaikh. After being released in...
  • 'Jigna Vora bought shirts for don Abu Salem' December 14, 2011

    Mumbai: Senior journalist Jigna Vora, the eleventh accused in the J Dey murder case, is now in the dock owing to her acquaintance with underworld don Abu Salem. According to investigating officials, Vora had befriended the don during his court hearings. While investigating Vora's nexus with underworld don Chhota Rajan,...