Prosecutors

  • Pakistan court rejects Musharraf's plea against prosecutor 18-04-2014 03:10 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan's special court hearing the high treason case against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on Friday rejected his petition against the appointment of the prosecutor. Registrar Abdul Ghani, while announcing the court's decision on the petition filed by 70-year-old Musharraf, declared it inadmissible for hearing and rejected it. In...
  • Prosecutors consider vandalism case against Justin Bieber 07-02-2014 07:28 AM

    Los Angeles: Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors for a possible felony vandalism case against Justin Bieber. The pop star has been under investigation since eggs were thrown at his neighbor's home last month, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage. Detectives searched Bieber's home looking...
  • Appoint special prosecutors for sex crimes against children: Delhi HC to government 27-11-2013 03:12 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to appoint special public prosecutors in each district court within three months for matters of sexual offences committed against children. A division bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Manmohan also asked the Delhi government to file a status...
  • DA case: Relief for Jaya, SC sets aside order to replace prosecutor 30-09-2013 11:01 AM

    New Delhi: Relief for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court has directed the Karnataka government to cancel the removal order of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in her disproportionate assets (DA) case. The Karnataka government had dropped Bhavani Singh as SPP in the case. It had led...
  • Fort Hood shooter sentenced to death for 2009 killings 29-08-2013 02:45 AM

    A military jury on Wednesday sentenced a US Army psychiatrist to death for the 2009 mass murder of 13 people, mostly unarmed soldiers, at Fort Hood, Texas, which the convicted gunman said he committed in retaliation for US wars in the Muslim world. Major Nidal Hasan, who shouted "Allahu Akbar"...
  • Jury begins deliberating life or death for Fort Hood shooter 29-08-2013 12:45 AM

    Prosecutors in the trial of US Army Major Nidal Hasan on Wednesday asked the jury to sentence him to death for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, saying the convicted gunman is a criminal and "never will be a martyr." ~~amp;nbsp; The military jury of 13 officers who...
  • Jaya files implead petition against DMK leader's plea 26-08-2013 06:34 PM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, on Monday, moved to the Karnataka High Court seeking to implead herself in a petition by DMK General Secretary K Anbazagan challenging the appointment of Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the disproportionate assets case. When her impleading petition came up for hearing, Justice HS...
  • Fort Hood shooter convicted of massacre, could get death penalty 24-08-2013 03:09 AM

    A military jury convicted US Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan of all 13 charges of premeditated murder and all 32 charges of attempted premeditated murder on Friday for the November 2009 shooting spree against unarmed soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas. The convictions mean Hasan could face the death penalty by...
  • Fort Hood shooter selected 'personal kill zone', says prosecutor 23-08-2013 03:23 AM

    The US Army psychiatrist who has admitted shooting dead 13 fellow soldiers in 2009 chose one station at a Fort Hood medical facility as his "personal kill zone" because he knew it would be packed with soldiers, a prosecutor said on Thursday in closing arguments of a court-martial. Major Nidal...
  • Jaya assets case: SPP files objections to DMK leader's plea 16-08-2013 04:38 PM

    The Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday opposed DMK leader K Anbazhagan's plea in a special court in Bangaloreseeking permission to assist it and the prosecution in the ongoing trial. Special Court Judge M S Balakrishna, before whom...
  • 'PP can interview witnesses before hand in CWG cases' 14-05-2013 03:16 PM

    New Delhi: Modifying a trial court order, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said the Investigating Officer and the Public Prosecutor can interview the prosecution witnesses "before hand" in the Commonwealth Games-related graft case involving sacked Organising Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi. Justice Kailash Gambhir said, "The order is modified to...
  • Berlusconi sex trial: Prosecutors want six-year jail for ex-PM 14-05-2013 10:48 AM

    Rome: Prosecutors have urged a Milan court to hand a six-year prison sentence and life ban from office to former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi for having sex with a minor and for abuse of power. Prosecutor Ilda Boccassini asked the court to give Berlusconi five years in jail for corruption...
  • Pak prosecutor handling 26/11 attacks case shot dead 03-05-2013 09:22 AM

    Islamabad: The Pakistani prosecutor handling the 26/11 Mumbai attack case and the Benazir Bhutto assassination case has reportedly been shot dead in Islamabad. Chaudhry Zulfiqar, the prosecutor of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Islamabad on Friday morning, Pakistan's Geo News reported. Reports say...
  • Suryanelli survivor withdraws request of special prosecutors 12-04-2013 07:09 PM

    Kochi: The Suryanelli gangrape survivor on Friday withdrew her request to appoint Special prosecutors to contest the appeals of the 35 accused in the case in the Kerala High Court. However, the court permitted the survivor to make an application to appoint a counsel of her choice to assist the...
  • Chopper deal: CBI can meet Italian prosecutors, say legal experts 19-02-2013 11:04 AM

    CNN-IBN spoke to Italian legal experts to try and find out whether India can gain access to the Italian probe report on AgustaWestland deal. ...
  • Is CBI unable to handle pressure in high profile corruption cases? 12-02-2013 11:35 PM

    The CBI chief admits to the JPC there is evidence of prima facie collusion between its sacked 2G prosecutor and Unitech MD. ...
  • 9/11: Long legal battle ahead for US prosecutors 07-05-2012 10:55 AM

    Cuba: US prosecutors and defense attorneys for five defendants in the September 11 attacks dug in on Sunday for a long legal battle that one lawyer said may never be resolved. The military tribunal is not expected to start for almost another year and if Saturday's 13-hour arraignment was an...
  • Kerala: special prosecutor in Palmoil case quits 16-02-2012 04:22 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The special prosecutor in the Palmoil import corruption case in Kerala stepped down on Thursday, saying he was not happy with the vigilance department's report in the case. P.A. Ahamed told reporters here he had no other option but to resign because he was not happy with the conclusion...
  • Prosecutor to drop Strauss-Kahn case: reports 21-08-2011 11:57 PM

    New York: Prosecutors will ask a judge to dismiss all charges in the sexual assault case against former IMF director Dominique Strauss-Kahn at a court hearing on Tuesday, the New York Post reported on Sunday, citing unnamed sources. The Manhattan district attorney's office will file a motion recommending the case...
  • 26/11: Prosecutors given a week to provide papers 11-06-2011 02:05 PM

    Islamabad: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court conducting the trial of LeT's Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi and six other suspects charged with involvement in the Mumbai attacks on Saturday gave prosecutors a week's time to provide copies of statements of key Indian witnesses and other relevant documents to defence lawyers. The prosecutors were...
  • Mubarak to be summoned in death, graft probes 11-04-2011 07:02 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's public prosecutor on Sunday summoned Hosni Mubarak as part of probes into the killing of protesters and the embezzlement of public funds, but the ousted former president said allegations against him of wrongdoing were lies. Mubarak's sons Gamal and Alaa were also summoned in the embezzlement probe, general...
  • Prosecutors want Paris to be jailed 04-05-2007 11:56 AM

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