Jayant Patel

  • Gujarat Congress leaders hand-in-gloves with Narendra Modi: NCP March 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) has announced it will go it alone in Gujarat this Lok Sabha elections as its ally, the Congress, has refused to share seats with it. "The NCP will field candidates for all 26 Lok Sabha seats from Gujarat. Congress has not agreed to seat-sharing...
  • Indianorigin surgeon faces retrial in Australia May 7, 2013

    Sydney: Prosecutors have filed in an Australian court for a fresh trial of a former Indian origin surgeon in a hospital in that country for causing grievous bodily harm to a patient. Prosecutors in the Australian state of Queensland filed for the trial of Jayant Patel before the chief judge of...
  • Australia: Indianorigin doctor win right to question jurors February 5, 2013

    Melbourne: Indianorigin surgeon Jayant Patel's defence team has won the right to question jurors ahead of his manslaughter trial, the first of its kind in a legal case in Australia's Queensland province. 62yearold Patel's legal team led by Ken Fleming made an application under the Jury Act to poll the...
  • 'Dr Death' appeals against his manslaughter conviction June 6, 2012

    Melbourne: Indianorigin surgeon Jayant Patel, who was jailed for killing three patients in Australia, on Wednesday appealed against his manslaughter conviction. Patel, 62, dubbed as 'Dr Death', was sentenced to seven years' jail in July 2010 after a Brisbane Supreme Court found him guilty of manslaughtering three patients Gerry Kemps,...
  • 'Dr Death' gets 7 years' jail term in Aus July 1, 2010

    Melbourne: Jayant Patel, an Indian origin doctor held guilty of manslaughter and causing grievous bodily harm on patients at an Australian hospital, was on Thursday sentenced to seven years in prison. The sentence was read out in Brisbane Supreme Court. "In view of the verdicts of the jury, there is no denying...
  • Australia orders manslaughter trial for Indiaborn doc April 20, 2009

    Sydney: An Australian court on Monday ordered a US surgeon to stand trial on charges of manslaughter over the deaths of three patients during his time as a surgeon in Australia. The doctor, Jayant Patel, 59, a US citizen born in India, could face life in prison if convicted of...
  • Indiaborn doctor on trial for manslaughter in Aus April 20, 2009

    Sydney: US doctor Jayant Patel was on Monday committed to stand trial in Australia for the deaths of three of his patients in a Queensland hospital in what police allege was bungled surgery. The manslaughter charges stem from Indianborn Patel's time as director of surgery at Bundaberg Base Hospital between 2003...
  • Dr Death Jayant Patel extradited from US, gets bail July 21, 2008

    Melbourne: Indiaborn surgeon Jayant Patel, who returned to Australia from the US to face manslaughter and other charges in the deaths of over a dozen patients, was on Monday granted a conditional bail by a court in Brisbane. The 58yearold US citizen, dubbed as Dr death by the media here, will...
  • 'Dr Death' Jayant Patel arrested in US, to be extradited March 12, 2008

    Washington / Melbourne: Indiaborn surgeon Jayant Patel, facing charges of manslaughter and negligence for the death of 13 of his patients in Australia, was arrested by FBI at his home in the US state of Oregon. Patel, 57, who faces life imprisonment if convicted, was ordered held by Portland Judge Hubel,...