Retrial

  • China's jailed Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo seeks retrial November 22, 2013

    Beijing: Five years into his 11-year prison term, Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo plans to challenge his subversion conviction on grounds that he was legally exercising his right to free speech, his lawyer said Tuesday. The complaint seeking a retrial would likely have slim chances for success. But lawyer Mo...
  • Amanda Knox will not return to Italy for murder retrial: Report August 25, 2013

    Amanda Knox, the American student accused of the 2007 murder of her British roommate, will not return to Italy for a retrial due to begin in September 2014, her lawyer told an Italian daily on Saturday. Knox, 26, spent four years in prison for the murder of Meredith Kercher, whose half-naked...
  • Prosecution orders Mubarak back to prison hospital April 18, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt's prosecution on Wednesday ordered that former president Hosni Mubarak be sent back back to Tora Prison Hospital, Xinhua reported quoting official Al-Ahram news website. Prosecution spokesman Mahmoud al-Hifnawi said Prosecutor-General Talaat Ibrahim Abdullah decided to discharge Mubarak from Maadi Military Hospital and send him back to the prison hospital...
  • Mubarak's retrial adjourned indefinitely as judge recuses April 13, 2013

    Cairo: Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's retrial was indefinitely adjourned on Saturday after the presiding judge withdrew from the case and referred it to a lower court, triggering angry protests in the courtroom. Judge Mustafa Hassan Abdullah announced his decision to recuse himself minutes after the retrial opened at a...
  • HC issues notice to convicts of Union Carbide trial April 13, 2013

    Jabalpur: Madhya Pradesh High Court on Friday issued notices to seven persons, convicted in the Bhopal gas tragedy case, following a petition filed by the CBI demanding their retrial. Justice MA Siddiqui issued notices to all seven convicts, seeking replies within four weeks. The CBI in its petition is demanding...
  • Old jail mates come to wish Sobhraj luck December 26, 2007

    Kathmandu: Though the media dubbed him the 'Serpent' and 'Bikini Killer', Charles Sobhraj's former prison mates still retain strong ties with him, with some of them going to Kathmandu's Central Jail to wish him good luck. While Nepal's Supreme Court dashed the 63-year-old's dream of celebrating Christmas with his wife, daughter...
  • Jessica verdict today | Five twists December 18, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will announce its verdict in the high-profile Jessica Lall murder case on Monday. The case had been re-opened earlier this year after a lower court had acquitted all the nine accused in the case, including the main accused Manu Sharma. A bench comprising Justices...
  • Retrial only way out in Jessica case September 27, 2006

    New Delhi: At the moment, it's not a retrial or a re-investigation that is going on in the Jessica Lall case, but simply an appeal in the High Court. However, legal experts say investigations in the case have been bungled to such an extent that the only recourse is a...
  • NBW issued against Bina Ramani September 4, 2006

    New Delhi: The Patiala House courts on Monday issued a non-bailable warrant against socialite Bina Ramani, the owner of the Tamarind Court restaurant where model Jessica Lall was murdered on the intervening night of April 19 and 20, 1999. The Delhi Police has also charged Bina Ramani with criminal conspiracy and...