Murder Convict

  • Amanda Knox's murder conviction upheld on appeal 31-01-2014 10:15 AM

    An appeals court in Florence has upheld the guilty verdict against US student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend for the 2007 murder of her British roommate. Knox was sentenced to 28 1/2 years in prison, raising the specter of a long legal battle over her extradition. After nearly 12 hours...
  • HC releases murder convict, says he was juvenile at the time of offence 09-09-2013 05:11 PM

    Mumbai: Holding that a convict was a juvenile when he committed the offence, the Bombay High Court on Monday ordered his release from Thane Central jail where he has been serving a life term in a murder case. Nawab Ali Dinhulhasan Sawant was convicted by a Sewri Sessions Court five...
  • 30-year-old murder convict found dead in Tihar Jail 11-08-2013 01:14 AM

    A 30-year-old Tihar Jail inmate, who was serving a life term for murder, was found dead in his cell, said a prison official on Saturday. The body of Nadeem, jailed for a murder in east Delhi's Seemapuri area, was found when his cell's door was opened on Friday morning, the...
  • Ex-president Patil was informed about Kalam's decision on MN Das: MHA 03-05-2013 07:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Friday made it clear that former President APJ Abdul Kalam's acceptance of the mercy petition of an Assam death row convict was conveyed to his successor Pratibha Patil and she was not kept in the dark. In a statement, the Home Ministry said the...
  • Murder convict escapes from Yerwada jail 17-08-2010 10:03 AM

    Pune: A 40-year-old murder convict escaped from the Yerawada jail here cutting iron grills of his barrack and jumping over the jail wall, police said on Tuesday. Balasaheb Pawar, who fled the jail premises on Monday night mocking at the security blanket, was undergoing a life sentence for murdering his...