Life Imprisonment

  • Court awards woman Maoist life imprisonment for killing policeman 14-03-2014 12:18 AM

    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,...
  • Court awards five men life imprisonment in a 2012 murder case 13-03-2014 06:59 PM

    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...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes 13-03-2014 02:08 PM

    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...
  • Father gets life imprisonment for raping 10-yr-old daughter 05-03-2014 02:45 PM

    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...
  • 2 get 10 years imprisonment for abducting, raping girl student 22-02-2014 11:46 AM

    A local court on Saturday convictedtwo persons for abducting and raping a girl student andsentenced them to ten years of imprisonment in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sesssions Judge Suresh Chand Arya hasalso imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on each of the accusedRamkumar and Raj Singh after holding them guilty.The main...
  • Rahul criticises Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers 19-02-2014 05:52 PM

    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...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life 18-02-2014 11:33 PM

    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? 18-02-2014 10:31 PM

    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 18-02-2014 10:46 AM

    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...
  • 11 get life imprisonment in 2010 bank theft case 14-02-2014 08:13 AM

    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,...
  • Director of private school gets life imprisonment for ruthlessly killing lady teacher 31-01-2014 08:19 AM

    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...
  • SC to hear final plea of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Bhullar today 31-01-2014 07:42 AM

    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 21-01-2014 01:48 PM

    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...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for murder of brother-in-law 10-01-2014 11:22 PM

    A man, accused of killing his broher-in-law by ramming a jeep into him, was on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by the sessions court here in Indore. Additional sessions judge Pankaj Gaur convicted Mangoo Patel (52) of murder. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on Patel. Prosecutor...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 3 for killing man with iron rods in 2004 19-12-2013 09:49 PM

    A court in Bihar's Nawadadistrict on Thursday convicted three persons to life imprisonmentand imposed a fine of Rs 12,000 on each after finding themguilty in a murder case nine years ago. The Ad hoc Additional District and Sessions Judge-IIVikram Singh passed the order convicting Upendra Singh,Rajkaran Singh and Sanjay Singh...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to 15 persons in attempt to murder case 16-12-2013 07:03 PM

    Fifteen persons were on Monday sentencedto life imprisonment by a court in Patna in a 10-year-old attemptto murder case. The Fast Track Court (FTC) - I judge Ravi Shankar Sinhaconvicted the 15 persons after finding them guilty in anattempt to murder case of Ramashish Prasad and Ganesh Yadav,natives of Deepkula...
  • Court awards life imprisonment to three for murder 05-12-2013 07:37 PM

    Three persons were on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court in Mainpuri for killing aman five years ago. On May 17, 2009 Gayadin of Kuraoli area was shot dead by Sri Krishna, Prem Kumar and Narsi at his home over old enmity. Additional District and Session Judge,...
  • Make milk adulteration punishable with life imprisonment: Supreme Court 05-12-2013 03:25 PM

    The Supreme Court on Thursday urged state governments to make necessary amendments to their laws to make production and marketing of adulterated milk an offence punishable with life imprisonment. The observation by an apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice AK Sikri came after taking note of Uttar...
  • Court awards 7 years rigorous imprisonment to man for raping a girl 04-12-2013 11:07 PM

    A local court on Wednesday sentenced a man to seven years rigorous imprisonment for raping a young girl in Sahebganj in February this year. Additional District and Sessions Judge (II) Chandra Bhushan Singh found 26-year-old Manoj Kumar Pandey guilty under section 376 IPC (rape) and sentenced him to seven years...
  • 3 out of 8 persons convicted for rape of tribal minor girls get life term 31-10-2013 09:27 AM

    A fast track court on Wednesday convicted eight accused in connection with the infamous rape of minor tribal girls of a state-run residential school in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district and sentenced three of them, including a woman, to life imprisonment. The court of district and sessions judge Mahadev Katulkar found all...
  • Ahmedabad: Maya Kodnani moves HC for bail on health grounds 29-10-2013 11:26 AM

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister and life-term convict in Naroda Patiya riot case Maya Kodnani has applied for bail before the High Court on medical grounds. The bail application is expected to come up for hearing after the Diwali vacation. Kodnani, an ex-minister in Narendra Modi cabinet, who is currently undergoing...
  • Hajipur jail authorities order probe into prisoner's death 22-10-2013 01:16 PM

    Bihar's jail authorities on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the death of a convicted prisoner, lodged in Hajipur divisional jail of the state's Vaishali district, following angry protest by hundreds of inmates, officials said. Inspector General of Police (Prisons) Anand Kishore ordered an inquiry into death of inmate Ram Balak...
  • Brutality can't be sole criteria for awarding death: SC on MP High Court verdict 14-10-2013 11:40 AM

    The brutality of a murder or the age-old concept of 'an eye for an eye' cannot be grounds for terming a case as 'rarest of rare' and awarding death penalty, the Supreme Court has held while commuting to life term the capital punishment awarded to a man for a triple...
  • Kochi: NIA court awards double life terms to 3 persons in terror recruitment case 04-10-2013 03:12 PM

    Three persons were on Friday handed double life terms by an NIA court in Kochi in a case related to the recruitment of youth from Kerala for terror camps in Jammu and Kashmir. Ten other persons convicted in the same case were awarded life imprisonment by NIA court special judge,...
  • Seven sentenced to life imprisonment for gangrape in Jamshedpur 03-10-2013 06:32 PM

    Jamshedpur: A court in Jamshedpur on Thursday sentenced seven persons to life imprisonment for gang raping a newly married woman in 2011. The 1st Additional District and Session Judge, Satyaprakash Sinha, found Nazir Khan alias Raju, Azad Khan alias Badshah, Shera, Zahir Khan alias Sunny, Kasim, Safizul Haq alias Thapa...
  • Three get life term for murdering man over filling water 01-10-2013 12:25 AM

    A local court, on Monday, awarded life imprisonment to three persons for murdering a man following a dispute over filling water in 2011. Additional Session Judge Pradeep Mittal awarded the sentence to Rahul Kori (23), Dharmendra Kori (26) and Ranjeet Kori (30) under Sections 302 and other relevant sections of...
  • Court orders life imprisonment to three for murdering couple 07-09-2013 05:58 PM

    A local court on Saturday sentenced three persons to life imprisonment for killing a 19-year-old girl and her lover. Additional District Sessions Judge Dinesh Chand Gupta also imposed a fine of Rs 2,00,000 on the girl's brother Wasim, uncle Sanawwer and Abdul Samad, after holding them guilty under Section 302...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Four accused sent to judicial custody till September 19 05-09-2013 01:23 PM

    Four accused in the 23-year-old photojournalist gangrape case were on Thursday remanded in judicial custody till September 19 by a magistrate court in Mumbai. Magistrate U M Padwad sent all the four culprits--Shiraz Rehman Khan, Vijay Jadhav, Kasim Bengali and Salim Ansari--to 14-day judicial custody after the Crime Branch sought...
  • Court orders life imprisonment to 5 persons involved in murder case 28-08-2013 06:05 PM

    A local court has sentenced five persons to life imprisonment in a more than three-year-old murder case. Additional district judge Umashanker held Mohan and his accomplices Ramashanker, Bachchan, Manoj and Ravindra guilty in the case and pronounced the verdict on them on Tuesday, the government counsel said in Deoria. The...
  • Man gets life imprisonment for repeatedly raping minor Dalit girl in 1994 27-08-2013 12:04 PM

    A man, on Tuesday was sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court for raping a minor Dalit girl. According to prosecution, in January 1994, the 15-year-old victim was raped for several days by Kunwar Sen and Hawaldwar Singh in Kadarchowk town. Based on the evidences, Special Judge (SC/ST) Harihar...