Sessions Court

  • Sexual assault case: Court denies bail to Asaram for the third time March 1, 2014

    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 denied...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: CJM sends murder case to sessions court February 16, 2014

    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 24...
  • Hit-and-run-case: Court says submit list of documents, witnesses by February 25 February 12, 2014

    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 admissibility...
  • Snapshot: When Salman Khan appeared before Jodhpur court January 30, 2014

    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 January 3, 2014

    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 hurt)...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Murder case in Kawal Village sent to sessions court January 3, 2014

    A local court has sent a case of murder of two men in Kawal Village in Muzaffarnagar to the sessions court, making it the first case related to the Muzaffarnagar riots to be sent to a higher court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narendra Kumar has sent the case to the sessions court for trial, as the...
  • Twists and turns of Salman Khan hit-and-run case December 6, 2013

    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 November 29, 2013

    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 November 19, 2013

    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 sections...
  • Bail plea of 35 crew members of detained US ship rejected October 30, 2013

    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 hearing...
  • Mumbai gangrape: Court allows police to handcuff all four accused September 28, 2013

    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. In...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi surrenders September 25, 2013

    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 September 24, 2013

    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 intervene....
  • How can a terrorist escape from a court in Mumbai? September 20, 2013

    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 September 20, 2013

    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 by...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's Chhindwara hostel warden Shilpi's bail rejected September 12, 2013

    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 September 11, 2013

    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 sexually...
  • HC releases murder convict, says he was juvenile at the time of offence September 9, 2013

    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 years...
  • German Bakery blast: HC wants Baig produced through video conferencing August 12, 2013

    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, Iqbal...
  • Hit-and-run case: Salman Khan's next hearing on July 24 July 19, 2013

    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...
  • Hit and run case: Salman to be tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder June 25, 2013

    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 June 24, 2013

    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. In...
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Sessions court likely to give order today June 24, 2013

    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 April 8, 2013

    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 April 8, 2013

    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 before...
  • Salman fails to appear before court in hit-and-run case March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan, who had to appear on Monday before the Sessions Court has failed to appear before the court in the 2002 hit-and-run case. The case came up for the first time before the Sessions Court after a Magistrate transferred the matter to that Court by charging...
  • Salman likely to appear in Court in hit-and-run case March 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Salman Khan is all set to appear in person before a Sessions Court in Mumbai in the 2002 hit-and-run case on March 25, 2013. He has arrived from the USA on Saturday night and is likely to appear before the Court on Monday, sources close to the...
  • Fishermen deaths: Kerala HC stays Italians' trial July 24, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the trial proceedings against the two Italian marines in the fishermen killing case. The marines had approached the court challenging the Kollam Sessions Court order that denied them translated copies of the prosecution documents and eye witnesses' accounts. The High Court issued a...
  • Dey murder case: Jigna Vora's bail hearing today July 23, 2012

    New Delhi: A sessions court in Mumbai on Monday will hear the bail plea of Jigna Vora, prime accused in the murder of journalist J Dey. Vora faces charges of criminal conspiracy and mobile phone records were recently submitted before the court as evidence. The police believe the murder may be...
  • J Dey murder: Jigna Vora's bail hearing adjourned July 20, 2012

    Mumbai: A Sessions court posted for hearing till Monday the bail plea of Jigna Vora, prime accused in the Jyotirmoy Dey murder case. Meanwhile, six mobile phone records were submitted in court in the form of a CD. Jigna Vora has been accused of playing a major role in the murder of...