Murder Convict

  • Amanda Knox's murder conviction upheld on appeal January 31, 2014

    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 of...
  • HC releases murder convict, says he was juvenile at the time of offence September 9, 2013

    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 years...
  • 30-year-old murder convict found dead in Tihar Jail August 11, 2013

    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 official...
  • Ex-president Patil was informed about Kalam's decision on MN Das: MHA May 3, 2013

    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...
  • Bihar: Murder convict reforms self, teaches 300 children free of charge February 7, 2013

    Vaishali: A murder convict has not just reformed himself, but is also helping build a secure future for many poor children in Bihar. Out of jail after 14 years, Dipak Kumar runs a school and teaches more than 300 poor children almost free of charge. Dipak Kumar is a father...
  • Murder convict escapes from Yerwada jail August 17, 2010

    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 brother-in-law...