Amar Jyoti Kalita

  • Guwahati molestation: Amar Jyoti Kalita, 10 others convicted December 7, 2012

    Guwahati: Eleven out of the 15 accused in the horrific July 2012 molestation case in Guwahati were convicted by the CJM court on Friday. Those convicted included the prime accused Amar Jyoti Kalita who was seen in the footage of the incident, filmed by a local television journalist Gaurav Jyoti...
  • Guwahati molestation: Last accused surrenders August 18, 2012

    Guwahati: The last accused in Guwahati molestation case of July 9 has surrendered. The police said the last accused in the case, Sikandar Basfore, gave himself up late last evening at Bhangagarh police station here. With this all the 17 accused in the case have been arrested by the police. Basfore...
  • Guwahati molestation case: Kalita sent to jail July 26, 2012

    Guwahati: Amar Jyoti Kalita, prime accused in the molestation of a girl on July 9 outside a pub, was remanded to five days police custody on Thursday. Kalita, who was arrested on July 23 in Varanasi and brought to Guwahati on Wednesday on a transit remand, was on Thursday produced...
  • Guwahati: Kalita likely to be produced in court July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Amar Jyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, is expected to be produced in a court in Guwahati on Thursday. He was nabbed in Varanasi on July 23 after being on the run for 2 weeks. He was handed over to Assam police on transit...
  • Key accused in molestation case brought to Guwahati July 25, 2012

    Guwahati: The prime accused in the July 9 molestation case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, was on Wednesday brought back to Guwahati from Varanasi by a special investigation team of Assam police. Escorted by the police team, Kalita reached Guwahati on a flight from Kolkata at around 6 PM....
  • Guwahati: We dealt with the case firmly, says CM July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that he was "very happy" that all the accused in the Guwahati molestation incident had been arrested. "We have dealt with the case very firmly," he added. Key accused in the case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, was arrested on Monday evening in Varanasi,...
  • Guwahati beast travelled 4 states for safe shelter July 24, 2012

    Guwahati: The man who figured most prominently in the video that went viral showing a mob molesting a teenaged girl in Guwahati was finally arrested after being on the run for two weeks. Amar Jyoti Kalita surrendered on Monday. CNNIBN has traced his movements across the country from the time...
  • Guwahati molestation case: Key accused arrested in UP July 23, 2012

    Varanasi/Guwahati: On the run for two weeks, Amar Jyoti Kalita, who was filmed leading a mob of 50 in molesting a young woman in Guwahati, was on Monday arrested in Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh following a tipoff from Assam police. Kalita reportedly surrendered at the Banaras Hindu University Police Chowki in...
  • Guwahati: Prime accused Kalita arrested in UP July 23, 2012

    Varanasi/ Guwahati: Amar Jyoti Kalita, the prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, has been arrested in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Kalita reportedly surrendered at the Banaras Hindu University Police Chowki in Varanasi on Tuesday. DIG Varanasi Satish Ganesh said that a man claiming to be Kalita surrendered before the police on...
  • Guwahati: Prime accused caught on CCTV in WB July 23, 2012

    Kolkata: The prime accused in the Guwahati molestation case, Amar Jyoti Kalita, has been traced, according to sources. Sources say that a CCTV camera has captured Kalita in Howrah. The Assam Police is likely to announce a reward for any information on him. Sources say the CCTV footage of Kalita...
  • FTN: Is the NCW incapable of handling new challenges? July 18, 2012

    The NCW's probe panel member Alka Lamba who went to Guwahati may have been sacked for revealing the identity of the victim, but her action has raised serious questions on the functioning of the institution. ...
  • Guwahati: Will politics strangulate justice? July 17, 2012

    Guwahati: There is a nagging fear that the Guwahati mob molestation incident is slowly being politicised. After activist Akhil Gogoi blamed the journalist at the spot for staging the molestation attack on the victim, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was quick to promise action. But the fact is, his earlier promise of...
  • Guwahati: 11 arrested, main accused at large July 17, 2012

    Guwahati: Five more people have been arrested in connection with the molestation of a teenager outside a pub in Guwahati. This takes the total number of arrests so far to 11. However, the main suspect, Amar Jyoti Kalita, spotted in a red jersey in the video of the incident, is...
  • Guwahati: Assam govt repeats NCW blunder July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: After a major faux pas by the National Commission for Women, which revealed the name of the victim of the Guwahati mob molestation incident at a press briefing, it was the turn of the Assam government to repeat the blunder. The Department of Information and Public Relations released the...