IMPRISONMENT

  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape case: All five accused awarded life imprisonment, charged Rs 50,000 fine 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: All five accused in the Dhaula Kuan gangrape case of 2010 - Shamshad alias Khutkan, Usman alias Kale, Shahid alias Chhota Billi, Iqbal alias Bada Billi and Kamruddin, have been awarded life imprisonment and charged with a fine of Rs 50,000. A Dwarka court delivered the judgement on...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for burning to death wife in UP September 23, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his wife by setting her ablaze, with the court relying on her dying declaration though all the witnesses turned hostile during the trial. Additional District Sessions Judge Arvind Upadhaye convicted Nitu under Section 302 (murder) of IPC, according to government...
  • Two sentenced for life in kidnapping, rape case August 2, 2014

    Two persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for kidnapping and raping a girl six years ago. Special Additional District and Sessions Judge (SC/ST act) S.P Arvind also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on Pradip Verma and Raja on Thursday. The two had kidnapped the girl...
  • 14 EPFO employees get fiveyear RI for fraudulent withdrawals August 2, 2014

    A special CBI court in Bhopalawarded five years rigorous imprisonment to 14 people from the Employees Provident Fund Office (EPFO) and one year RI to another besides imposing a total fine of 25.53 lakh on them for fraudulently withdrawing money in the name of unknown persons thus causing losses to...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for killing his wife over dowry six years ago August 1, 2014

    A man was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Badaun for killing his wife for dowry six years ago. Additional District Judge SN Tripathi awarded life imprisonment to Amirchand for killing his wife Laxmi on April 5, 2008. Amirchand had demanded Rs 50,000 and a motorcycle in dowry....
  • Five persons sentenced to life imprisonment in attempt to murder case August 1, 2014

    Five persons were sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in a 17yearold attempt to murder case. Additional District Judge Brijendra Kumar Singh also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 each on the five convicts on Thursday. In November 1997, Jai Prakash Singh, Lal Babu, Surendra Singh, Sanjeet Singh and Vijay...
  • Five sentenced to life imprisonment in murder case July 31, 2014

    Five persons, including four brothers, were sentenced to life imprisonment in an 18yearold murder case by a Vaishali district court on Thursday. Additional District Judge1, Brajendra Kumar Tiwary found the five guilty of the murder of Jandhari Paswan, who was found hanging from a tree on May 4, 1996, at Atma...
  • 13 family members get life sentence for farmer's murder July 25, 2014

    A local court has awarded life imprisonment to 13 persons, including four women, of a family for killing a tribal farmer in their village over a land dispute last year. District and Sessions Judge Anil Kumar Shukla convicted and sentenced Ratiram Raut (50), Sadhuram (50), Asharam (54), Subhash (59), Mahesh Ram...
  • 40 Indians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia return July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Forty Indian workers languishing in jail in Saudi Arabia for more than a year, arrived in India on Friday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ensured their speedy release. Sushma Swaraj, who was intimated July 2 about the plight of these workers, mostly from Bihar and Rajasthan, took up...
  • Special court grants a bank manager two years jail in a bribery case July 17, 2014

    A CBI special court on Thursday sentenced a public sector bank branch manager to two years' rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 after convictinghim on a bribery charge. Special CBI court judge Ravindra Patwari sentenced Pradeepta Kumar Sarkar, then branch manager of Madhya Grameen Bank, Masaurhi (Patna), to...
  • Woman, paramour sentenced to life for killing her husband July 17, 2014

    A local court sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband in Indatiyana village of Muzaffarnagar district. Additional district sessions judge Pradeep Kumar ordered the sentence last evening and also imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on each of the convicts Nina and her paramour...
  • Three get life term for kidnapping, murdering 4yearold July 12, 2014

    A local court here has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for abducting and murdering a fouryearold boy. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajbir Singh yesterday held the three, including the victim's uncle, guilty for the murder of 4yearold Sumit six years back. The judge also imposed a fine of Rs 65,000...
  • Woman, paramour get life imprisonment for murder 32 years ago July 10, 2014

    A local court in Muzaffarnagar has sentenced a woman and her paramour to life imprisonment for killing her husband 32 years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Manyank Chouhan held Shiela and Irfan guilty under section 302 (Punishment for murder) of the IPC in the murder of Ramesh Chand Gupta and...
  • Egypt court sentences three AlJazeera journalists to 7 years in jail June 23, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists for AlJazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorismrelated charges. The three of them Australian correspondent Peter Greste, CanadianEgyptian acting Cairo bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy, and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were sentenced on Monday. Mohammed was sentenced to...
  • Five brothers get life sentence in 14yearold murder case June 6, 2014

    A local court in Badaun on Friday awarded life sentence to five brothers in a 14yearold murder case. According to prosecution, one Dhanpal of Nagla Tayabpur village under Ujhani police station area in the district was beaten to death by the five brothers over a dispute related to their agricultural land...
  • Boy gets oneyear rigorous imprisonment for biting off neighbour's ear May 28, 2014

    A local court on Tuesday sentenced a youth to one year's rigorous imprisonment for grievously injuring his neighbour following a quarrel over his pet dog in 2013. Upper Sessions Court judge PK Sinha held Pushparaj alias Pintu (20) guilty under various sections, including section 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous...
  • 11 get life imprisonment for abducting doctor's 9yearold son in 2009 May 22, 2014

    A court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Thursday convicted eleven persons to life imprisonment with six of them ordered to serve out their terms till death in the abduction case of nineyear old Hrithik Raj five years ago. The Additional District Judge (ADJ)II Narsingh Prasad passed the order sentencing all eleven...
  • Three sentenced to life imprisonment in dowry murder case May 22, 2014

    A local court on Thursday sentenced three members of a family to life imprisonment for killing a woman and her infant girl over dowry in Palamau district four years back. The court of Additional District Judge KK Srivastav convicted and sentenced Pankaj Choudhury, his father Shiv Choudhury and mother Champa Devi...
  • Two get 10 years jail term for submitting fake documents for government job May 14, 2014

    Two persons, including a woman, have been sentenced to ten years of rigorous imprisonment for submitting fake documents to get a government job in 2008. Additional Session Judge Pradeep Mittal on Tuesday held Arun Chouhan (33) and Vandana (38) guilty under section 420 and 467 and sentenced them to 10 years...
  • Man sentenced to life imprisonment for murder May 13, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Muzaffarnagar for murdering the chairman of the Shamli Cane Society two years ago. Additional District and Sessions Juge Lukmanulhaq also imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 on the convict Ravinder Kumar on Monday. The chairman of Shamli Cane Society Dharmender...
  • Four sentenced to life in gangrape case, Rs 10,000 fine imposed May 8, 2014

    A court in Bihar's Jehanabad district on Thursday convicted four persons to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs. 10,000 each after finding them guilty in a gangrape case. The Additional District JudgeI OP Rai passed the order convicting the accused persons to life imprisonment and imposed Rs. 10,000 fine...
  • Two sentenced for life in murder case May 2, 2014

    Two persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for killing a Dalit man three years ago. Additional Sessions Judge Manoj Rai on Thursday awarded life sentence to Dhananjay Tiwari and Sunil Srivastava for killing Turha in village Baghudi on November 27, 2011. The court also imposed a fine...
  • Singer Chris Brown in jail for at least another week: Judge James Brandlin May 2, 2014

    Reuters: A Los Angeles judge on Thursday said R&B singer Chris Brown will remain in jail for at least another week as the pop star deals with dual cases on both sides of the country. Brown, who will now spend his 25th birthday on May 5 behind bars, has been held...
  • Half a dozen policemen suspended for allowing a jailed Bihar leader to use mobile phone in court premises April 30, 2014

    The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered the suspension of half a dozen policemen for allowing a jailed former legislator to use a mobile phone in a court premises in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. Munna Shukla was brought to the court for a hearing in connection with a murder case, said additional chief...
  • Three get life imprisonment in a murder case April 26, 2014

    A Bihar court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to three persons convicted in a murder case. Announcing the punishment at a fast track court, Gaya sessions judge Dudhnath Singh also imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on each of them. The three convicts Ramprakash alias Prakash Yadav, Manish Yadav and Madan Yadav...
  • Tribal woman sentenced to 4-year rigorous imprisonment for killing brother April 23, 2014

    A tribal woman was on Wednesday sentenced to four years of rigorous imprisonment for beating her brother to death in 2011. The court of Additional District Judge II of East Singhbhum Deepak Nath Tiwari convicted Guruwari Tudu under section 304(II) IPC and sentenced her to four years RI. Guruwari's father Wakil Tudu...
  • Nine sentenced to life imprisonment for murder committed five years ago April 22, 2014

    Nine persons have been sentenced to life imprisonment by the District and Sessions Court of Palamau for murdering a person five years ago. District and Sessions Judge of Palamau J K Dubey convicted Biku Yadav, Shankar Chouhan, Virendra Chouhan, Jairam, Rajendra Singh, Ravindra Chouhan, Vijay Chouhan, Rakesh Singh and Rambachan Ram...
  • Man gets 10 years rigorous imprisonment for raping woman April 11, 2014

    A court in Bihar's Katihar district, on Friday, sentenced a man ten years imprisonment for raping a woman for two months on the promise of marriage. The District and Sessions Judge Radhakrishna while convicting the man Motilal Das to ten years in jail also fined him Rs. 10,000 fine. According to the...
  • Court awards woman Maoist life imprisonment for killing policeman March 14, 2014

    A woman Maoist was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in connection with the killing of a Police Inspector in Naxal-hit Ghorabandha area in 2009. The court of Additional District Judge I Ghatsila held Shoba Munda guilty and sentenced her to life imprisonment. The police inspector, Ramjatan Baitha,...
  • Court awards five men life imprisonment in a 2012 murder case March 13, 2014

    A district court here on Thursday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for murdering a man two years ago. Besides awarding the life term, additional district and sessions judge Ravishankar Tiwari also imposed Rs 1,000 fine on each of the five -- Bhola Singh alias Dadan Singh, Arvind Singh, Munna Singh,...