Life Imprisonment

  • 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...
  • 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 17-year-old 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 18-year-old murder case by a Vaishali district court on Thursday. Additional District Judge-1, 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Director of private school gets life imprisonment for ruthlessly killing lady teacher January 31, 2014

    The 38-year-old director of a private school in Indore was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for killing a lady teacher employed in his institution. While sentencing the director, Arun Panchal under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, the Court of Special Judge RP Sharma also ordered him to pay...
  • SC to hear final plea of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Bhullar today January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear in an open court the final plea of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and justices R M Lodha, H L Dattu and S...
  • Cases that may be affected by Supreme Court judgement January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted death penalty of 15 convicts on the grounds of inordinate delay and mental illness. The apex court said the death penalty can be commuted when there is an inordinate and inexplicable delay in deciding the mercy plea of the convicts. While the death...