IMPRISONMENT

  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Balwan Khokhar gets interim bail 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted 10 days' interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots who is serving life imprisonment. A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar granted interim bail to Khokhar on medical grounds and to attend his...
  • US mother kills 6 newborn babies, sentenced to life 6 days ago

    Provo: Family members of a Utah woman sentenced to the maximum penalty Monday for killing six of her newborn babies said they were shocked at the grisly crimes from the woman they knew as a loving mother. Her family painted 40-year-old Megan Huntsman as a shy, timid person who struggled with...
  • Satyam founder Ramalinga Raju challenges fraud case verdict April 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: The founder of Satyam Computer Services(SATY.NS), Ramalinga Raju, who was found guilty in an accounting fraud case and sentenced to seven years' imprisonment last week, has filed an appeal to challenge the court's verdict. Uma Maheshwar Rao, a lawyer for Raju, said the appeal was filed in a sessions court...
  • Satyam case: Raju, nine others shifted to Cherlapally prison April 9, 2015

    Hyderabad: Satyam scam kingpin B Ramalinga Raju, who was once the poster boy of ITes industry, is now the convict number 4148 in Cherlapally Central Prison in Hyderabad where he was shifted along with nine others on Thursday evening, following their conviction in the Rs 7000 crore accounting fraud. Earlier in...
  • Delhi: One year jail to man for biting off wife's nose April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A sessions court in New Delhi has upheld the one-year jail term awarded to a man for biting off his wife's nose while he was in an inebriated state, saying the victim's statement and her medical report have proved his guilt. District and Sessions Judge Pradeep Chaddah dismissed Delhi...
  • UAE convicts 28 over 'sex and alcohol' boat party April 6, 2015

    Dubai: Twenty-eight men and women have been fined or jailed for attending an alcohol-fuelled sex party on a yacht in Dubai, reports said on Monday. The Court of Misdemeanours sentenced two men and three women to one year each in prison for having sex outside of marriage, the local media reported....
  • Seven Bangladeshi women get nine month imprisonment for illegal stay April 5, 2015

    Thane: A local court has sentenced seven Bangladeshi women to nine months imprisonment for staying in Thane district without passport. Thane Principal District Judge RR Gandhi recently held the seven women guilty under sections 3(1) and 3(2)(a) of The Passport (Entry into India) Act, 1920, and awarded them nine-month imprisonment along...
  • Labourer gets 10 years in jail for raping minor girl in Thane February 21, 2015

    Thane: A 40-year-old labourer was on Saturday convicted and sentenced to ten-year rigorous imprisonment (RI) in a rape case by a local court. Thane Additional Sessions Judge VV Virkar found Jaiprakash alias Suresh Rinkya Yadav guilty of raping an eight -year-old girl in 2011 and awarded ten-year RI to him. She also...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Man gets life imprisonment for killing woman at her wedding February 11, 2015

    Bhopal: A local court on Wednesday awarded life imprisonment to a 30-year-old man for killing a woman during her wedding ceremony in 2014. District and Sessions judge Sushma Khosla awarded life imprisonment to Anurag Namdeo and slapped on him a fine of Rs 15,000. According to prosecution, the bride, Dr Jaishri...
  • LN Mishra murder: Delhi court awards life sentence to all four convicts December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday sentenced all the four convicts in the LN Mishra murder case to life imprisonment. Delhi's Karkardooma court had convicted Ranjan Dwivedi, Santoshananda Avadhuta, Sudevananda Avadhuta and Gopalji in the case on December 8. The case relates to the bomb blast at a function...
  • South Korea ferry tragedy: Captain gets 36 years in prison for death of 300 people November 11, 2014

    Seoul: A South Korean court on Tuesday handed a 36-year prison sentence to the captain of a sunken ferry, saying he was professionally negligent and abandoned his passengers during the disaster in April that killed more than 300 people. The chief engineer got 30 years, and 13 other crew members were...
  • Two Americans freed by North Korea, returning home: US officials November 9, 2014

    Washington: North Korea has freed two US citizens, Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller, who are returning home after spending months in detention in the secretive Asian state, the US government said on Saturday. Bae and Miller were being accompanied back to the United States by James Clapper, the director of...
  • Dhaula Kuan gangrape case: All five accused awarded life imprisonment, charged Rs 50,000 fine October 20, 2014

    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...