Sessions Court

  • Sexual assault case: Court denies bail to Asaram for the third time 28-02-2014 11:24 PM

    The sessions court here on Friday rejected the bail petition of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, arrested in a rape case. Judge G K Upadhyaya said that a bail could not be given at this stage as the charges were of "serious nature". This is the third time Asaram has been...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: CJM sends murder case to sessions court 16-02-2014 05:03 PM

    A local court has committed a Muzaffarnagar riot case involving murder of eight people, for trial in a session court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar on Saturday committed it for trial and February 21 has been fixed as a date for hearing. Eight people including a woman were killed and...
  • Hit-and-run-case: Court says submit list of documents, witnesses by February 25 12-02-2014 04:48 PM

    A sessions court on Wednesday asked the prosecution in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving actor Salman Khan to submit a final list of documents and witnesses by February 25 so that it could fix a programme of trial. Salman's lawyer Srikant Shivade said he would file a say on the...
  • Snapshot: When Salman Khan appeared before Jodhpur court 30-01-2014 02:09 PM

    Actor Salman Khan, who was booked under the Arms Act case in connection with poaching of blackbucks, appeared before the Jodhpur court on January 30. "Salman, in his statement, has denied all the allegations and said he neither was carrying illegal arms nor did he poach blackbucks," Salman Khan's counsel...
  • Sexual assault case: Babulal Nagar's bail plea rejected 03-01-2014 06:31 PM

    A court on Friday rejected the bail application filed by former minister Babulal Nagar, accused of raping a married woman, his lawyer said. The Central Bureau of Investigation had filed a charge-sheet on December nine in the district and sessions court here against Nagar under Section 306 (rape), 323 (causing...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Murder case in Kawal Village sent to sessions court 03-01-2014 01:07 PM

    A local court has sent a caseof murder of two men in Kawal Village in Muzaffarnagar to the sessionscourt, making it the first case related to the Muzaffarnagarriots to be sent to a higher court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Kumar has sent thecase to the sessions court for trial, as...
  • Twists and turns of Salman Khan hit-and-run case 06-12-2013 04:51 PM

    Mumbai: The Salman Khan hit-and-run case has seen several twists and turns since the incident took place 11 years ago on September 28, 2002. The actor allegedly rammed into a bakery in Bandra killing one person and injuring four others. Salman was arrested on charges of rash and negligent driving...
  • Sexual assault: Goa court adjourns Tejpal's bail hearing till 2:30 pm 29-11-2013 01:21 PM

    Panaji: The Goa Sessions Court on Friday adjourned Tehelka Editor Tarun Tejpal's anticipatory bail plea hearing till 2:30 pm in an alleged sexual assault case against him. Tejpal's lawyer has reiterated that he is ready to cooperate with the police in its investigations and asked for reasonable time for him...
  • Sexual assault case: Jodhpur sessions court rejects Asaram's bail plea 19-11-2013 05:40 PM

    Jodhpur: The Jodhpur sessions court on Tuesday rejected self-styled godman Asaram's bail plea in the sexual assualt case. The Jodhpur Police had filed the chargesheet against Asaram and his four aides in the case of sexual assault on a minor girl on August 15. Asaram is also charged under stringent...
  • Bail plea of 35 crew members of detained US ship rejected 30-10-2013 09:07 PM

    Tuticorin: A sessions court on Wednesday rejected the bail petitions of the 35 crew members of US ship MV Seaman Guard Ohio, arrested on October 18 on charges of illegally carrying arms and straying into Indian waters. Judge Paul Durai rejected their bail petitions when the matter came up for...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court allows police to handcuff all four accused 28-09-2013 09:34 AM

    Following the 'disappearance' scare on Thursday, a sessions court on Friday allowed police to handcuff the four accused in the photojournalist gangrape case during the transit between court and jail. Special prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam told the court that they needed to be handcuffed as all of them had criminal history....
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrenders 25-09-2013 04:11 PM

    Jaipur: Self-proclaimed godman Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrendered before Jodhpur sessions court on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the high court has rejected her anticipatory bail. She is believed to have played a crucial role in taking the girl who has accused Asaram of sexual assault from the hostel to Asaram's ashram,...
  • Salman Khan's hit-and-run case: Court rejects activist's plea 24-09-2013 10:42 PM

    Mumbai: A sessions court on Tuesday rejected the plea of a social activist seeking to intervene in the 2002 hit-and-run case allegedly involving actor Salman Khan to help the prosecution in the trial. Judge S D Deshpande ruled that only an aggrieved party, complainant or witness had a right to...
  • How can a terrorist escape from a court in Mumbai? 20-09-2013 11:41 PM

    An alleged Indian Mujahideen terrorist Afzal Usmani on Friday escaped from Mumbai Police's custody. Usmani managed to escape while he was being taken to a Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court in Mumbai by a team of police officials. Meanwhile, the government has supended two policemen after Usmani...
  • Mumbai police left red-faced as IM terrorist Usmani escapes from court 20-09-2013 10:16 PM

    Mumbai: In an huge security lapse by the Mumbai police, Indian Mujahideen operative and Ahmedabad blasts case accused Afzal Usmani escaped from the police custody on Friday. The Indian Mujahideen operative reportedly ran and escaped from a corridor outside the MCOCA court while he was being produced in the court...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi's bail rejected 12-09-2013 05:47 PM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram's aide and Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi's anticipatory bail plea has been rejected by Jodhpur sessions court on Thursday. She is believed to have played a crucial role in taking the girl who has accused Asaram of sexual assault from the hostel to Asaram's ashram, where the...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi denies knowing him 11-09-2013 02:41 PM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi on Wednesday denied knowing him. She also moved Jodhpur sessions court for anticipatory bail. Police had claimed that Shilpi allegedly fed the victim stories about ghosts and spirits to lure her away. She has been absconding since August 29. Asaram, accused of...
  • HC releases murder convict, says he was juvenile at the time of offence 09-09-2013 05:11 PM

    Mumbai: Holding that a convict was a juvenile when he committed the offence, the Bombay High Court on Monday ordered his release from Thane Central jail where he has been serving a life term in a murder case. Nawab Ali Dinhulhasan Sawant was convicted by a Sewri Sessions Court five...
  • German Bakery blast: HC wants Baig produced through video conferencing 12-08-2013 05:46 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday allowed German Bakery blast accused Himayat Baig to be produced through video conferencing. Himayat Baig, the man who provided logistical support for the blast, was taken into custody in September 2010. Baig, along with five others accused - Indian Mujahiddeen operatives Yasin Bhatkal,...
  • Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan's next hearing on July 24 19-07-2013 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai sessions court today deferred the hearing of Salman Khan in connection with his involvement in the 2002 hit-and-run case till July 24. Salman Khan's lawyers have also filed an application before the sessions court requesting self-restraint in the media. According to the lawyers, interviews in media houses...
  • Hit and run case: Salman to be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder 25-06-2013 01:02 PM

    The Mumbai Sessions Court on Monday rejected Salman Khan's review petition and ruled that the actor will be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder - a charge that entails a maximum imprisonment of 10 years. The court has given Khan a month's time to appear for hearing. ...
  • Khan to be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder 24-06-2013 04:49 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Sessions Court on Monday rejected Salman Khan's review petition and ruled that the actor will be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder - a charge that entails a maximum imprisonment of 10 years. The court has given Khan a month's time to appear for hearing....
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Sessions court likely to give order today 24-06-2013 07:45 AM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai Sessions Court is likely to give its order in actor Salman Khan 2002 hit-and-run case on Monday. In February, a Magistrate Court had ordered that there is enough evidence to charge the 'Dabangg' actor with culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The actor had then challenged the...
  • Salman's hit-and-run case: Case adjourned till April 29 08-04-2013 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court, which was to hear the revision application filed by actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case, has adjourned the matter till April 29 as the judge who was supposed to hear the case is on leave. Salman Khan's application challenges a magistrate court order...
  • Hit-and-run case: Court to hear Salman Khan's plea 08-04-2013 08:47 AM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai sessions court is expected to hear the revision application filed by actor Salman Khan in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The application challenges a magistrate court order that changed the charges against him from death by negligence to culpable homicide. The actor has not been summoned to appear...
  • Grover murder: court to announce verdict today 30-06-2011 11:54 AM

    Mumbai: Three years after TV executive Neeraj Grover was allegedly murdered by his ex-girlfriend and her fiance, a Mumbai court is expected announce its verdict on Thursday. Maria and Jerome are accused of murdering Grover and then chopping his body into several pieces before disposing it off on the outskirts...
  • Godhra: 11 get death, 20 life; parties to move HC 01-03-2011 08:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: A week after the 31 accused were held guilty of conspiring and setting the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express on fire in Feburary 2002 and killing 59 people, mainly kar sewaks, the special court in Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Jail on Tuesday handed the death penalty to 11, while 20 other...