Imprisonment

  • 40 Indians imprisoned in Saudi Arabia return 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 convicting him 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 1 week ago

    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 4-year-old July 12, 2014

    A local court here has sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for abducting and murdering a four-year-old boy. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajbir Singh yesterday held the three, including the victim's uncle, guilty for the murder of 4-year-old 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 Al-Jazeera journalists to 7 years in jail June 23, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists for Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges. The three of them - Australian correspondent Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian 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 14-year-old murder case June 6, 2014

    A local court in Badaun on Friday awarded life sentence to five brothers in a 14-year-old 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 one-year 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 9-year-old 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 nine-year 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 Judge-I 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,...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes March 13, 2014

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and Akhil...
  • Father gets life imprisonment for raping 10-yr-old daughter March 5, 2014

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 10-year-old daughter by a Delhi court which said his "deplorable and unthinkable acts" do not call for any leniency. "The testimony of the victim clearly brings out her plight and agony. It is noteworthy that due to the acts of...
  • 2 get 10 years imprisonment for abducting, raping girl student February 22, 2014

    A local court on Saturday convicted two persons for abducting and raping a girl student and sentenced them to ten years of imprisonment in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sesssions Judge Suresh Chand Arya has also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on each of the accused Ramkumar and Raj Singh after holding them guilty. The main accused...
  • Rahul criticises Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers February 20, 2014

    Amethi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has criticised Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the assassins of his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Rahul while addressing a rally in Amethi on Wednesday expressed his displeasure over the state's decision. He said, "PM of the country was killed, I am...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life February 18, 2014

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? February 18, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi killers to life imprisonment February 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement was delivered by a bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, which had...
  • 11 get life imprisonment in 2010 bank theft case February 14, 2014

    A district court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to 11 persons, including three women, in a case of theft of Rs 5.24 lakh from a Gramin Bank here four years ago. Additional District and Session judge Manmohan Saran Lal also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on each. The 11, all residents...