NITISH KATARA MURDER

  • How many Tihar inmates get 'A' class wards at state expense: HC asks Delhi Police November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the city police how many inmates of Tihar Jail are provided 'A' class wards/treatment in government hospitals at state expense, while referring to the number of hospital visits made by the convicts in the Nitish Katara murder case. A special bench...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Mother seeks death for convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The mother of Nitish Katara, who was abducted and killed in 2002, on Friday sought death penalty for the three convicts including UP politician DP Yadav's son Vikas saying they were a "menace to the society and there was no chance of their reformation or rehabilitation". Neelam Katara's counsel,...
  • Nitish Katara case: HC issues notice to Delhi Police on parole plea of Vishal Yadav May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Delhi Police on a plea of Vishal Yadav, one of the three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case, seeking three months parole to attend his younger brother's wedding. A special bench of justices Geeta Mittal and Justice JR...
  • Nitish Katara murder case: Complaint filed against Congress leader for demanding extortion April 14, 2014

    A prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case has lodged a complaint against a Noida-based Congress leader and "close aide" of DP Yadav for allegedly demanding extortion in Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad. Ajay Katara in his complaint at Sahibabad police station of Ghaziabad, has alleged that Congress leader Kriparam Sharma, who...
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC verdict on Yadavs' plea today April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Twelve years after the murder of Nitish Katara, the Delhi High Court will on Wednesday deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by politician DP Yadav's son Vikas Yadav and nephew Vishal Yadav. A trial court had sentenced Vikas and Vishal Yadav to life imprisonment six years ago....
  • Cops guarding witness in Nitish Katra murder case offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending January 5, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katara prime witness in the Nitish Katara murder case on Saturday filed a complaint alleging that a colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not guarding" Ajay during an attack planned "at the behest of politician". The three constables...
  • Policemen guarding Ajay Katara offered Rs 50 lakh for not defending him January 4, 2014

    Three UP police constables, deputed for security of Ajay Katra, prime witness in Nitish Katara murder case, filed a complaint on Saturday alleging their colleague offered them Rs 50 lakh each for "not defending" Ajay during an attack planned" at the behest of politician DP Yadav". The three constables, Harun Ali,...
  • Nitish Katara murder: High Court reserves judgment April 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment on appeals of three convicts against a trial court verdict awarding them life imprisonment for abducting and killing Nitish Katara in 2002. A division bench of Justice Gita Mittal and Justice JR Midha reserved the judgment after all the parties...
  • Nitish Katara's brother attacked, DP Yadav named in FIR March 8, 2013

    Ghaziabad: Ajay Katara, key witness in the murder and kidnap case of his elder brother Nitish Katara, has lodged an FIR against unidentified persons alleging that they had made an attempt on his life and named politician DP Yadav as the mastermind of the attack. Ajay is a prime witness...
  • Kidnapping charge on Vishal atrocious: Counsel to HC July 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Vishal Yadav, serving life term along with his cousin Vikas for killing Nitish Katara in 2002, on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that an "atrocious" charge of kidnapping had been framed by the trial judge despite the fact that the victim was a major and contemplating marriage. "An...
  • 'Katara killers' long hospital stays unjustified' May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Brothers Vikas and Vishal Yadav, convicted for the murder of Nitish Katara in 2008, and who managed to stay out of the Tihar jail for over 151 days since then now face flak from an independent inquiry panel. Commissioned on Delhi High Court's orders, the panel of doctors led...
  • Medical report spells more trouble for Katara killers May 28, 2012

    New Delhi: In what may prove to be more trouble for Nitish Katara's killers, CNNIBN has accessed the Army Medical Board report on their medical records that questions their prolonged stays in hospitals using flimsy medical grounds and staying out of jail thus. In November 2011, CNNIBN had reported how Vikas...
  • Katara case: Court to hear plea against convicts February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A Delhi court is expected to hear Nitish Katara's mother's complaint against convicts Vikas and Vishal Yadav on Friday. Katara's mother Neelam Katara had earlier claimed they have been enjoying preferential treatment at Tihar Jail. CNNIBN had reported that both the accused had made 151 medical outings in...
  • HC seeks record of Vikas Yadav's AIIMS visits February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked Tihar Jail authorities to produce medical records of Vikas Yadav, serving life term along with two others in the Nitish Katara murder case, on a plea that he had visited hospitals 87 times by misusing his financial and political influence. "The Jail...
  • Katara killer Vishal Yadav moves SC for bail November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Vishal Yadav, who along with his cousin Vikas, is serving life term for killing MBA graduate Nitish Katara in 2002, on Friday moved the Supreme Court for bail. Pleading for bail, he submitted in his petition that he was not keeping well and there was no "direct evidence" against...
  • Vikas Yadav moves Delhi HC for fourday bail November 9, 2011

    New Delhi: Vikas Yadav, convicted for killing Nitish Katara, on Wednesday moved the Delhi High Court seeking bail for four days. Yadav's lawyer told the court that Vikas needed to attend to some property related matters. Hearing the plea, the Delhi High Court asked the Delhi Police to reply to the bail...
  • Nitish Katara killers live in luxury in hospital November 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The killers of Nitish Katara, Vikas and Vishal Yadav, sentenced to life imprisonment by the court, have been misusing the system to stay in government hospital for extended periods. The Yadav brothers, who are sons of former MP and Uttar Pradesh strongman D P Yadav, have enjoyed 85 medical...
  • Katara murder: Sukhdev Pehalwan gets life term July 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Gangster Sukhdev Pehalwan, the third accused in the Nitish Katara kidnappingcummurder case, was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi Court. The punishment was pronounced by Additional Sessions Judge JR Aryan who on July 6 had held him guilty for helping former Rajya Sabha member DP...
  • Katara murder: Court finds third accused guilty July 6, 2011

    New Delhi: A Delhi sessions court on Wednesday held Sukhdev Pehelwan guilty in the Nitish Katara murder. It also held him guilty of destruction of evidence and kidnapping. Sukhdev Pehelwan was the third accused in the murder of Katara. He was present along with Vikas and Vishal Yadav during the murder. Nitish...
  • Brave mom Neelam Katara may contest polls for Cong February 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Neelam Katara, who won national fame for her fight against the alleged killers of her son, may contest elections in Delhi for the Congress, sources tell CNNIBN Katara, mother of Nitish Katara, who was allegedly murdered by a powerful politicians son and nephew, on Tuesday met a senior...
  • Court releases Bharti's passport December 12, 2006

    New Delhi: Bharti Yadav, the key witness in the Nitish Katara murder case, on Tuesday, collected her passport and visa from a Delhi court. Additional Sessions Judge Ravinder Kaur, who had held the incamera deposition of Bharti, released the passport, which was deposited in court. The passport was handed over to...
  • HC reserves order on Bhartis passport November 2, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday reserved its order on a plea filed by Bharti Yadav, a key witness in the Nitish Katara murder case, for directing the Centre to release her passport. Bharti lives in the UK and her lawyers have told the trial court that the government...