RAVI KANT SHARMA

  • 'Except for the crime, Sharma an asset for nation' March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: After six years of trial, 20,000 pages of court documents and 209 prosecution witnesses of which 51 turned hostile IPS officer RK Sharma has been sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in the highprofile murder case of journalist Shivani Bhatnagar. Sharma's accomplices Sri...
  • Life gets tough, Sharma to be moved to new jail March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From IG Prisons in Haryana to a convict in India's largest jail, the tables have turned for RK Sharma, who has been pronounced guilty in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. The quantum of punishment has been announced and Sharma will now be moving to a another jail in...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar case: Top cop gets life term March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana topcop, R K Sharma and three...
  • Sharma's fate hangs in balance, sentencing today March 24, 2008

    New Delhi: From a custodian of the law to a convicted law breaker, life has come full circle for suspended senior IPS officer R K Sharma. Nine years after Indian Express reporter, Shivani Bhatnagar was brutally murdered, a Delhi court found former Haryana topcop, R K Sharma and three others...
  • Verdict on Monday in Shivani murder case March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: The prosecution has sought death penalty for senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Ravi Kant Sharma and hired killer Pradeep Sharma in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case. However, Additional Sessions Judge Rajendra Kumar Shastri reserved the verdict till March 24 and said that the judgement will be delivered...
  • Top cop RK Sharma to be sentenced today March 20, 2008

    New Delhi: A Delhi court will pronounce the quantum of punishment in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case on Thursday. Suspended Inspector General of Police Ravi Kant Sharma, and three others, Pradeep Sharma, Sri Bhagwan and Satya Prakash have been found guilty in the case. They are likely to be handed down...
  • Shivani murder case: Top cop RK Sharma found guilty March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: A Delhi fasttrack court on Tuesday convicted suspended IPS officer Ravi Kant Sharma in the sensational Shivani Bhatnagar murder case of 1999 along with three other coaccused. While the IPS officer has been convicted under Sections 302, 120B and 201of the Indian Penal Code, three others Sri Bhagwan,...
  • Shivani Bhatnagar murder case verdict likely today March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Almost nine years and 51 hostile witnesses later, the verdict in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case may be out on Tuesday. Shivani, a principal correspondent with national daily The Indian Express was murdered on January 23, 1999, in her Nav Kunj Apartment of east Delhi. A man who came to...
  • R K Sharma denies contacts with coaccused March 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer R K Sharma, who is the prime accused in the Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, on Friday denied that he, during his tenure as IG Prisons, Haryana, was in touch of one of coaccused, who was then lodged in Gurgaon jail in connection with another case. In...
  • Shivani murder: SC rejects Sharma's plea February 13, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down with a heavy hand on the prime accused in Shivani Bhatnagar murder case, suspended IPS officer R K Sharma. The SC has dismissed the plea of Sharma for a copy of the statement recorded by the investigating officer of Shivanis husband Rakesh...