Acquittals

  • Police officers be punished on acquittal of accused in criminal cases: SC 08-01-2014 12:05 AM

    New Delhi: Every acquittal in a criminal case should be understood as a failure of the justice delivery System and in serving the cause of justice, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said directing the governments to punish investigating officers in such cases. A bench of justices C K Prasad and...
  • Trayvon Martin killing case: George's acquittal exposes racial faultlines 19-07-2013 12:43 PM

    Trayvon Martin's parents claim that the aquittal of Geroge Zimmerman exposes racial faultlines. Zimmernman was acquitted on Saturday of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in the killing of black unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. People have taken to the streets protesting against the verdict. ...
  • Egypt court acquits Morsi critics of inciting violence 08-07-2013 06:49 AM

    Cairo: A group of leading Egyptian activists on trial for inciting violence during protests against former President Mohamed Morsi were acquitted on Sunday by a court in Cairo, state news agency MENA reported, days after M0rsi was ousted by the armed forces. The eleven defendants - including Alaa Abdel Fattah,...
  • Stigma stays forever for the acquitted in terror cases 28-11-2012 09:55 AM

    Srinagar/Mumbai: After the acquittal of the Lajpat Nagar blast accused after 16 years in jail, a debate is raging on over the credibility of the police investigation. The question is whether it is a case of innocents being incarcerated for decades or are criminals being set free due to a...
  • SC admits CBI appeals in Pandya murder case 05-01-2012 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has admitted the appeals filed by the CBI and Gujarat government challenging the acquittal by the High Court of 12 convicts in the murder of former Home Minister Haren Pandya. A bench of justices P Sathasivam and J Chalameshwar admitted the appeal filed by the...
  • Diary of a criminal mind: Sobhraj bares his heart 25-12-2007 10:47 AM

    London: Ireland's sensational three-wicket win over England in the World Cup has sparked massive celebrations at home as many hope the triumph will force the authorities to take cricket seriously. There was "mayhem" in the Balbriggan Cricket Club in Dublin as supporters celebrated Ireland's famous win - and the role...
  • Woman 'strangulates' 9-hr-old baby 10-06-2007 12:05 PM

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  • '84 riots ghost haunts Sajjan Kumar 05-03-2007 04:19 PM

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  • What is full acquittal? SC clears out 18-02-2007 03:51 PM

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  • Police gets after Jessica acquittals 20-12-2006 06:43 PM

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