Pallavi Purkayastha

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

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  • Security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha sentenced to life July 7, 2014

    Mumbai: The security guard who killed Pallavi Purkayastha has been sentenced to life by a Mumbai Court. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, had been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution had asked for death penalty on the grounds that...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mumbai court to pronounce quantum of sentence on Monday July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be announced by a Mumbai court on Monday. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, has been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution has asked for death penalty on...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Mumbai court to pronounce quantum of sentence today July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The quantum of sentence in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be announced by a Mumbai court on Thursday. Sajjad Mughal, the security guard of the building where Pallavi stayed, has been found guilty of all charges, including murder, molestation and trespassing. The prosecution has asked for death penalty on...
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  • Want death penalty for my daughter's murderer: Pallavi Purkayastha's father June 30, 2014

    The sentencing in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case will be pronounced on July 3. The family of the lawyer, who was brutally murdered in Mumbai in August 2012, has demanded death penalty for the watchman who was held guilty. ...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha case: Watchman guilty of murder, molestation; sentencing on July 3 June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha was brutally murdered inside her apartment building, the security guard of the building has been convicted of murder. He has also been pronounced guilty of molestation and trespassing by the Mumbai court. The court will pronounce the sentence on July 9....
  • Pallavi Purkayastha murder: Mumbai court to deliver verdict today June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Almost two years after Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha was brutally murdered inside her apartment building, allegedly by a security guard, a Mumbai court is set to deliver the verdict in the case on Monday. 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkhayastha's brutal murder at her Wadala apartment on August 9, 2012, had...
  • Pallavi Purkayastha murder case: Accused seeks bail February 13, 2013

    Mumbai: The accused in the lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha murder case on Wednesday filed a bail application in the sessions court, contending that there was no evidence against him. Sajjad Mughal (22), a native of Jammu and Kashmir who was employed as a security guard at 'Himalayan Heights' in suburban Wadala,...
  • Mumbai: Man charged with attempt to rape in Pallavi case December 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Over four months after the murder of the city-based lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, allegedly by the watchman of her building, the prosecution on Thursday slapped attempt to rape charge against him. The prosecution on Thursday submitted draft charges to a local court with addition of the attempt to rape charge...
  • Mumbai: Chargesheet filed in Pallavi Purkayastha case October 30, 2012

    Mumbai: Police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the Pallavi Purkayastha murder case. Pallavi was found in a pool of blood at her rented flat in 'Himalayan Heights' building at Wadala in Central Mumbai in August this year. She was allegedly murdered by her watchman who had tried to sexually...
  • Lawyer murder: Accused sent to police custody August 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The alleged killer of the Mumbai lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha, security guard Sajjad Ahmed was on Saturday sent to police custody till August 17. The Mumbai Crime Branch has said that private guards are now under its scanner as this was the third murder of a woman in an apartment...
  • Lawyer murder case: Accused to be produced in court August 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Sajjad Ahmed, the security guard who admitted to killing lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha at her Mumbai residence, will be produced in court on Saturday. Ahmed reportedly slit Pallavi's throat after a failed rape attempt. He told police that he had wanted to take revenge as Pallavi had yelled at him a few...
  • Mumbai lawyer murder: How it happened August 11, 2012

    Mumbai: The bloodstains on the 16th floor of the Himalayan Heights building tell the story of how 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha made desperate attempts to get help, while she was being savagely attacked. Sajjad Ahmed, the guard at the building in Mumbai's suburb of Wadala was arrested and he has...
  • Mumbai lawyer murder: How it happened? August 10, 2012

    The police said that the security guard first attempted to rape the victim. When she resisted, he hit her with a blunt object before slitting her throat. ...
  • Lawyer murdered after guard's rape attempt failed August 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Joint commissioner of Mumbai police (crime) Himanshu Roy on Friday said that 25-year-old woman lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha who was found dead in her Mumbai flat on Thursday, was killed by her building guard Sajjad Pathan, calling it was an act of perversion. "It was an act of perversion. Robbery does...
  • Mumbai lawyer murdered after resisting rape August 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police claims to have cracked the murder of 25-year-old lawyer Pallavi Purkayastha. The police have said that the security guard, Sajjad Pathan, first attempted to rape the victim. When she resisted, he hit her with a blunt object before slitting her throat with a knife when she...
  • Mumbai lawyer murdered for yelling at guard August 10, 2012

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Police claims to have cracked the murder of a 25-year-old lawyer, Pallavi Purkayastha. The security guard of the apartment building where she lived has been arrested after he confessed to the murder. Identified as Sajjad Pathan, the guard has reportedly told the police that he killed her...