30 January 2023


Search Results for Tag : Murder

International Cases

Existence of propensity must be proved to the criminal standard(19.10.2016)

Respondent, Ms Mitchell was convicted of murder of her former partner Anthony Robin. At trial, she did not dispute that she had stabbed Mr Robin, but .....

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Judgments

An inference of guilt of father cannot be reached, on mere fact that, daughters were last seen with their fathers(13.10.2016)

Accused Mahendra Bhaskar Pavre has been sentenced to death by Additional Sessions Judge (Link Court), Mehkar vide judgment. There is no.....

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High Court acquits ‘depressed’ engineer who killed son(16.03.2016)

Madras High Court acquitted a man accused of poisoning his son, taking into consideration harrowing familial loss that had rendered him mentally unsta.....

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Multiple life imprisonment sentences to not run consecutively(01.01.1900)

A constitution bench of the Supreme Court held that though multiple sentences for life imprisonment can be awarded for multiple crimes, the same canno.....

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Too many holes in prosecution(31.07.2015)

In a conviction for murder, the Court allowed the appeal of the accused, finding that the conviction was not based on 'any clear, cogent, convincing, .....

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News

Rajasthan HC Orders CBI Probe into Mysterious Eleven Year Old Triple Murder Case(16.11.2016)

Rajasthan High court ordered a CBI probe into mysterious triple murder at National Handloom Showroom at Johari Bazar in Jaipur eleven years back.

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Bombay HC Raps Judiciary for Callous Approach in 2009 Pune Builder Murder Case(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has slammed callous approach of Judiciary and implementation of its orders by executive in a Pune builder murder case.

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Bombay HC Rejects Bilkis Bano’s Plea to Intervene in Appeal Filed by Convicts(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected a plea filed by Gujarat riot rape survivor Bilkis Bano to intervene and be heard in an appeal filed by convicts and in .....

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Bombay HC Refuses Bail to Peter Mukerjea in Sheena Bora Murder Case(16.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has rejected bail plea filed by Peter Mukerjea, Former Media Baron and an accused in Sheena Bora murder case.

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Bombay HC Allows Peter Mukerjea to Get Truncated Testimony of Secret Witness in Sheena Bora Case(24.11.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed that a copy of a witness statement withheld so far by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Sheena Bora murder case .....

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Supreme Court Stays Proceedings in Gurugram School Boy's Murder(21.11.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed proceedings of Gurugram Juvenile Justice Board or JJB which was to consider afresh whether a teenager accused of killing a se.....

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Telangana High Court Allows Release of Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu film 'Murder'(19.11.2020)

Telangana High Court has allowed for the release of Ram Gopal Varma's Telugu film 'Murder' which is based on the real-life incident, wherein a Dalit y.....

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Supreme Court Denies Capital Punishment for Vikas and Vishal Yadav in Nitish Katara Murder Case(09.10.2015)

SC has denied to take petition by Nilam Katara seeking death penalty for her son Nitish Katara's murderers - Vikas and Vishal Yadav, and said it was a.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Cancels Conviction of Rape-Murder Accused(12.10.2015)

Uttarakhand High Court has reversed decision of a lower court in a case of rape and murder of a 10-year-old in Lalkuan, Nainital district, in 2012, as.....

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Karnataka High Court Acquits Husband Convicted of Murder(15.07.2019)

Karnataka High Court has let off a man convicted for the murder of his wife . However the Court found him guilty of subjecting her to cruelty. He will.....

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Sister Abhaya Murder Case : Apex Court Rejects Discharge Pleas of Accused Priest, Nun(16.07.2019)

Apex Court has rejected the special leave petition filed by Thomas Kottoor and Sephy against a April 9 judgment of the Kerala High Court which had uph.....

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Delhi Court Extends Judicial Custody of Sushil Kumar in Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case(25.06.2021)

Delhi Court has extended for 14 more days the judicial custody of Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar in connection with the Ch.....

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SC Issues Notice on Sister's Plea Challenging Quashing of KCOCA Charges Against Accused(30.06.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a special leave petition filed by filmmaker Kavita Lankesh challenging a judgment of the Karnataka High Court which.....

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Hyderabad HC Admits Plea in Himabindu Rape, Murder Case(26.11.2015)

Hyderabad HC has admitted an appeal by police against acquittal given by a lower court in the case of alleged rape and murder of a bank officer’s wife.....

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Madras HC Accepts Compromise in Attempt to Murder Case(30.11.2015)

Madras HC has accepted compromise reached between complainant and accused in attempt to murder case, stating that “No useful purpose would be served i.....

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Court Directs to File FIR Against SIT Members that Investigated Kathua Rape-Murder Case(23.10.2019)

Local Court has directed the police to file a First Investigation Report against six members of the Special Investigation Team which probed the case, .....

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Madras HC Seeks Counter Affidavit from State on Alleged Murder of Temple Priest(22.09.2021)

Madras High Court has sought a counter affidavit from the State in the case of alleged murder of a Scheduled Caste temple priest in Pudukkottai distri.....

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Delhi High Court Refuses to Quash FIR For Offence of Attempt to Murder(22.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to quash an FIR registered for an offence under 307 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code 1860, observing that an offence of At.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Government Reply on Manu Sharma’s Plea(24.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Aam Aadmi Party Government to reply to a plea by Jessica Lal murder case convict, Manu Sharma, seeking premature releas.....

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Allahabad High Court Orders CBI Probe into Murder of Mafia Don Inside Jail(26.02.2020)

Allahabad High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the murder of mafia don, Prem Prakash Singh alias Munna Bajrangi inside .....

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Supreme Court Grants Anticipatory Bail to TMC Leader Sheikh Sufiyan in WB Post-Poll Murder Case(09.02.2022)

Supreme Court has granted anticipatory bail to Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Sufiyan in a case relating to the murder of a BJP supporter during the.....

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Allahabad HC Sets Aside Life Sentence of Murder Convict in Case from 1980(14.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has set aside the life sentence of a murder convict in a case that dates back to the year 1980, after concluding that the testimo.....

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Allahabad HC Slams CBI for Failure to Produce Autopsy Reports in Appeal Against Death Penalty(15.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has slammed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its failure to produce the post mortem reports of the victims of the Ni.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Transfer of Trial in Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case(16.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has sought the response of the Delhi Police on a plea seeking transfer of trial in the Chhatrasal Stadium Murder case from city's Roh.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Commutes Life Imprisonment to 7 Years in Murder Case(16.09.2016)

Madhya Pradesh HC has commuted to seven years jail term life imprisonment awarded to a man for murder of a ten-year-old boy, holding that it was a cul.....

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Calcutta HC Dismisses Plea of Legal Insanity, Upholds Life Sentence of Man for Murdering Mother(01.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a man for murdering his mother by dismissing his plea of legal insanity. The Court has fur.....

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to Accused in Murder of 85 Year Old Woman During North East Delhi Riots(01.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to two men accused in the murder case of 85 year old woman, Akbari who died of asphyxiation due to inhaling smoke du.....

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Allahabad HC Sets Aside Life Sentence of Murder Convicts in Aligarh Gandhi Park Murder(02.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has set aside the life sentence of two murder convicts, including a woman in connection with the murder of a youth in Aligarh's G.....

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Allahabad HC Sets Aside Life Sentence of Murder Convict Due to False Statement of Eyewitness(07.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has set aside the life sentence of a murder convict in a case that dates back to the year 1998, after concluding that the testimo.....

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Madras HC Delays Postmortem of P Ramkumar, Suspect in S. Swathi Murder Case(19.09.2016)

Madras HC, after mysterious death of P Ramkumar, suspect in murder case of Software Engineer S Swathi, has asked authorities not to go ahead with post.....

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Madras HC Orders Speedy Trial in Alagiri Aide’s Murder Case(23.09.2016)

Madras HC has ordered speedy trial in case registered against Ex-Union Minister M.K. Alagiri’s one-time close aide V.P. Pandi alias ‘Attack’ Pandi on .....

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Bombay HC Quashes Charges 8 Years after Conviction for Murder(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has set aside charges of murder and instead charged the convict, a 30-year-old man, with culpable homicide not amounting to murder, eight ye.....

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Sasikumar Murder Case: Madras High Court Grants Bail to Mubarak(26.09.2018)

Madras high court has granted bail to Mubarak alias Mohammed Mubarak, arrested by the National Investigation Agency in connection with the murder of H.....

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Ashwini Bidre Murder Case: Bombay High Court Rejects Bail Application of Eknath Khadse's Nephew(01.10.2018)

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail application of Dnyandev Patil alias Raju Patil who is the nephew of ex-BJP Minister Eknath Khadse and was arre.....

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Bombay HC Grants Emergency Parole to Murder Convict(31.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has granted emergency parole of 45 days to Asha Tayade, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life, serving her term at Yerwa.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Man on Death Row Convicted of Double Murder Citing Fabrication of Evidence(09.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has acquitted Guddu Krish Yadav who was sentenced to death penalty by the Palghar sessions court for the double murder of a colleagu.....

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SC Rejects Plea Filed by P. Ramkumar’s Father for Private Doctor at Ramkumar’s Autopsy(29.09.2016)

SC has refused to entertain a plea of Swathi murder case accused P. Ramkumar’s father, who allegedly committed suicide in jail, to have an independent.....

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Bombay HC Grants 6 Weeks to CBI to Obtain Scotland Yard Report In Dabholkar Murder Case(30.09.2016)

Bombay HC has asked CBI to obtain forensic reports from the Scotland Yard within six weeks in connection with the probe into murders of rationalist Na.....

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SC Announces 25 Years of Jail to Convicts Vikas, Vishal Yadav in Nitish Katara Murder Case(03.10.2016)

SC has held that Vikas Yadav and his cousin Vishal, the convicts in 2002 Nitish Katara murder case, will be in jail for 25 years.

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SC Dismisses Review Petition of Death Row Convict in Rape & Murder Case(05.10.2016)

SC has dismissed plea of a death row convict seeking review of his sentence in a rape-cum-murder case saying he was a "menace" and has become "threat .....

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Delhi High Court Acquits Man in Rape-Murder Case of 81-Year-Old Woman(05.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has acquitted a man of the charges of raping and murdering an 81-year-old widow at her south Delhi residence over four years ago.

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Udaipur Court Remands Two Accused in Kanahiya Lal Murder to 14 Days Judicial Custody(01.07.2022)

Udaipur Court has remanded the two accused involved in Udaipur's heinous murder of the tailor Kanahiya Lal Telli to 14 days judicial custody.

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Allahabad HC Upholds Life Term of Accused in National Badminton Champion Syed Modi Murder Case(01.07.2022)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to an accused for the murder of an eight-time National Badminton Champion Syed Modi, who rep.....

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Delhi HC Refuses to Grant Bail to Riots Accused in Hashim Ali Murder Case(24.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has refused to grant bail to one Pankaj Sharma in connection with the Hashim Ali murder case which took place during the Delhi Riots,.....

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Delhi Court Remands Wrestler Sushil Kumar to Police Custody in Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case(24.05.2021)

Delhi Court has sent Wrestler Sushil Kumar and his associate Ajay Kumar to 6 days police custody remand who are arrested in connection with the Chhatr.....

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Sister Abhaya Murder Case: Kerala HC Dismisses Discharge Pleas of Accused(10.04.2019)

Kerala High Court has dismissed revision petitions filed by two accused, a priest and nun, seeking their discharge in more than two decade old Sister .....

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Kerala HC: Charges for Both Murder And Abetment Of Suicide Cannot Coexist(03.03.2021)

Kerala High Court has emphasised that a person could not be charged for murder as well as abetment of suicide simultaneously. The Court has underscore.....

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Rajasthan HC Rejects Bail of Alleged Contract Killer in Double Murder Case(05.03.2021)

Rajasthan High Court has rejected the bail application of Saurabh, the alleged contract killer for the double murder of a woman and her son at Pratap .....

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Jharkhand HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of Murder of a Family as Part of 'Witch-Hunt'(09.03.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the 'disturbing' killings of five members of a family in the State, including a five years old c.....

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P&H HC: Husband Not Entitled to Retain Dowry Items After Convicted for Murdering Wife(21.12.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a husband convicted for murdering his wife shall not be entitled to claim ownership over the dowry items r.....

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All. HC: Removing Body from Murder Scene to Another Place Doesn't Come U/S 201 IPC(29.12.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that removing dead body from the scene of the murder to another place does not come within the ambit of Section 201 .....

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Supreme Court Allows Wife of Murder-Convict to Stay With Her In-Laws(30.05.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside a Madras High Court order which refused the request of the wife of a murder-convict to stay with her in-laws.

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Karnataka High Court Confirms Life Sentence to 10 in Gangamma Murder Case(03.09.2015)

Karnataka High Court has confirmed conviction and life imprisonment imposed on Mantelingaiah, Akhila Janajagruti Mahasabha (AJMS) leader from Mysuru a.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Woman Who Allegedly Murdered 23-Year Old Daughter(14.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to a 40-year-old woman who allegedly confessed to the murder of her 23-year-daughter when the latter attempted to e.....

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Nitish Katara Murder Case: Supreme Court Upholds Conviction of Yadav Brothers(17.08.2015)

Supreme Court has upheld conviction of accused Vikas Yadav, Vishal Yadav and Sukdev Phelwan in Nitish Katara Murder Case.

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Bombay High Court Grants Bail to Accused Vikram Bhave in Dabholkar Murder Case(07.05.2021)

Bombay High Court has granted bail to Vikram Bhave accused in the 2013 murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, observing that Central Bureau of Inve.....

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Supreme Court Sets Aside HC Order Granting Bail to Murder Accused(29.07.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that setting aside a High Court order granting bail to murder accused. The Court has observed that in a case where an earli.....

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Delhi High Court Releases Sushil Sharma on Parole, Accused in Tandoor Murder Case(15.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has released Sushil Sharma on parole till his plea seeking remission and premature release is decided by competent authority. He was.....

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Delhi HC Says Arrest of French National in Chilean Senator Murder Case was Illegal(22.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has held that arrest of Marie Emmanuelle Verhoeven (56), a French national, in the alleged murder case of a Chilean senator, was ille.....

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Supreme Court Releases Man Found to Be Juvenile at Time of Alleged Attempt to Murder(15.07.2019)

Supreme Court while ordering the release of a convict who was later found to be a juvenile at the time of incident of crime has directed him to plant .....

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Delhi HC Directs Delhi Police to Provide Protection to Witness in Chhatrasal Murder Case(04.06.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to provide protection to a witness in the Chhatrasal Stadium Murder case leading to death of former jun.....

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Krishnanand Rai Murder Case: CBI Court Acquits Afzal Ansari(04.07.2019)

CBI Court has acquitted all the accused, including don-turned-MLA Mukhtar Ansari and his brother and MP, Afzal Ansari in the Krishnanand Rai Murder Ca.....

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Pansare-Dabholkar Murder Case: Bombay High Court Raps CBI For Not Taking Investigation Ahead(05.07.2019)

Bombay High Court has slammed investigating agencies for giving excuses and not taking the probe in the murder of activist Govind Pansare and rational.....

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Kerala HC Orders Reinvestigation by Police into Case of Murder of Migrant Worker(01.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has ordered a reinvestigation by a police officer in the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police into the case relating to the murde.....

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Bombay HC Sentences Abdul Rauf Merchant and Abdul Rashid to Life in Gulshan Kumar Murder Case(01.07.2021)

Bombay High Court has confirmed the 2002 trial court verdict acquitting TIPS co-founder Ramesh Taurani, and convicting Abdul Rauf Merchant in the 1997.....

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Kerala HC Asks State to File Statement in Plea for Immediate Withdrawal of Parole(12.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has asked the State to file a statement while hearing the petition seeking immediate withdrawal of parole granted to the convicts in.....

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Allahabad HC Upholds Conviction of Man for Murdering Wife and Daughters(12.07.2021)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the conviction of a man for brutally murdering his wife and four minor daughters aged 7, 5, 3 years and the youngest o.....

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SC Junks AAP Govt.’s Plea Seeking Death Sentence for Convicts in Nitish Katara Murder Case(16.11.2015)

Supreme Court has junked a Delhi Government plea seeking death sentence for three convicts in Nitish Katara murder case including Vikas and Vishal Yad.....

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Ryan Student Murder: Punjab and Haryana High Court Stays Arrest of The Pintos(29.09.2017)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the arrest of three Ryan International Group trustees who had sought anticipatory bail in connection with the.....

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Uttarakhand High Court has rejected a ‘Juvenility’ plea of a tripRejects Triple Murder Convict's Plea(26.08.2019)

Uttarakhand High Court has rejected a ‘Juvenility’ plea of a triple murder convict whose death sentence affirmed by the Supreme Court was later commut.....

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Karnataka High Court Denies Bail to Accused in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case(26.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a petition seeking bail filed by Mohan Nayak who is an accused in the journalist Gauri Lankesh murder case, observi.....

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Bombay High Court Upholds Death Sentence of Pune Man for 2012 Triple Murder(26.07.2019)

Bombay High Court has upheld the death sentence of a 25-year-old man for the murder of his mother, wife and two-year-old daughter in 2012. The Court r.....

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Kerala HC Directs CBI Special Team to Investigate Murder of NDF Activist(08.07.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed a special team of Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct further investigation into the murder of the National Deve.....

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Delhi HC Asks Govt. to File Status Report on Manu Sharma's Plea for Parole in Jessica Lal Murder Case(08.12.2015)

Delhi HC has asked the Delhi Government to file its report regarding status of application of Jessica Lal murder case convict Manu Sharma, seeking a m.....

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Delhi HC Grants Parole to Manu Sharma in Jessica Lall Murder Case(10.12.2015)

Delhi High Court has granted parole to Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999.

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Delhi High Court Transfers Probe Into Alleged Murder of Tihar Inmate Ankit Gujjar to CBI(08.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has transferred the probe into 29 year old Tihar Jail inmate, Ankit Gujjar's alleged murder inside the jail premises, from Delhi Poli.....

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Hyderabad HC Raps Telangana Govt. over Brick Kiln Murder(15.12.2015)

Hyderabad High Court has sought to know from Telangana Government as to what action it has taken on owner and supervisors of a brick kiln in Karimnaga.....

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Delhi High Court Rejects UP Constable's Plea in Murder Case of Unnao Rape Survivor's Father(05.09.2019)

Delhi High Court has rejected a plea by an Uttar Pradesh Police constable challenging framing of charges against him for the alleged murder of the Unn.....

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Bombay HC Upholds Life Term for Accused, After 12 Years of Murder(28.10.2015)

Bombay HC, twelve years after a 72-year-old woman was murdered in her flat, has upheld life imprisonment given to accused Rajeshkumar Dwivedi, who use.....

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Aarushi Murder: Allahabad HC Acquits Rajesh, Nupur Talwar, Says They Get Benefit of Doubt(12.10.2017)

Allahabad high court has acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar of killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008.

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Kerala HC Directs CBI to Wind Up Investigation in Periya Twin Murder Case(06.08.2021)

Kerala High Court has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to wind up the investigation within 4 months in the Periya twin murder case where t.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Netflix & Others from Broadcasting of Documentary "A Big Little Murder"(13.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has restrained Netflix, Channel News Asia and others from restraining or streaming the documentary titled "A Big Little Murder" based.....

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Bombay HC Slams CID, CBI over Report on Dabholkar-Pansare Murders(08.01.2016)

Bombay High Court has irked over failure of CBI and State CID in obtaining a ballistics report from Karnataka CID which showed link between murders of.....

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Supreme Court Acquits Ballistic Expert of Perjury Charge, in Jessica Lall Murder Case(11.01.2016)

SC has junked perjury proceedings initiated against a ballistic expert in Jessica Lall murder case by Delhi High Court in 2013 saying it was unjust to.....

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Delhi High Court Grants Bail to Man in Head Constable Ratan Lal Murder Case(29.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has granted bail to a man in the Head Constable Ratan Lal Murder Case (during the Delhi Riots) underscoring that he had been in jail .....

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Delhi HC Denies Bail to Sirazuddin in Connection with Case Concerning Murder of Rahul Solanki(01.10.2021)

Delhi High Court has denied bail to Sirazuddin in connection with the case concerning murder of one Rahul Solanki, who died after being shot during th.....

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Allahabad HC Quashes NSA Detention of Accused in 'Journalist Shubham Tripathi Murder Case'(24.08.2021)

Allahabad High Court has quashed the National Security Act, 1980 (NSA) detention of one Kanhaiya Awasthi, who is an accused in the Unnao-based journal.....

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P&H HC Restrains Special CBI Judge from Pronouncing Verdict in Ranjit Singh Murder Case(25.08.2021)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has restrained the special CBI judge, Panchkula from pronouncing the verdict in the Ranjit Singh's murder case, who was .....

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Calcutta High Court Orders CBI Probe into West Bengal Post-Poll Violence Cases of Murder and Rape(27.08.2021)

Calcutta High Court has handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) the investigation of the cases related to murder, rape and crime agai.....

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Delhi Court Denies Bail to Wrestler Sushil Kumar in Chhatrasal Stadium Murder Case(06.10.2021)

Delhi Court has denied bail to Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar in connection with the Chhatrasal Stadium murder case of former junior national wrestling.....

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CBI Court, Panchkula Sentences Life Imprisonment to Accused in Ranjit Singh Murder Case(19.10.2021)

Central Bureau of Investigation Court, Panchkula has sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and 4 others to life imprisonment in the.....

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Karnataka High Court Dismisses Batch of Petitions Challenging 2016 Yogesh Gowda Murder Case(19.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed a batch of petitions including that filed by former State Minister Vinay Kulkarni, challenging entrustment of the 2.....

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Supreme Court Restores KCOCA Charges Against Accused in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case(21.10.2021)

Supreme Court has restored the charges under Karnataka Control of Organised Crimes Act (KCOCA) against accused Mohan Nayak in the Gauri Lankesh murder.....

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Special Court Sentences to Life in Jail All 4 Accused in Keenan-Reuben Murder Case(05.05.2016)

A special women's court has convicted and sentenced to life in jail all four men accused of the 2011 Amboli murder of Keenan Santos and Reuben Fernand.....

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Supreme Court Sentences Man Who Murdered His Wife Life Imprisonment(27.01.2020)

Supreme Court has awarded a life sentence to a man who had his wife murdered eighteen years ago, two days after taking a life insurance policy in her .....

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Jessica Lal Murder Case: Delhi High Court Asks Jail Authorities to Decide on Convict’s Parole Plea(26.11.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the jail authorities to decide within a week the plea of Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma, who has spent about 17 .....

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Bombay HC Refuses to Take Plea on 'Dark Chocolate'(08.04.2016)

Bombay HC has denied to decide on a plea made by arrested Peter Mukerjea seeking a stay on release of a Bengali film titled 'Dark Chocolate', which is.....

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Kolkata Court Pronounces Death Sentence for 8 in Sourav Chowdhury Murder Case(19.04.2016)

Kolkata Court has pronounced death sentence for eight persons in connection with the murder of a college student, Sourav Chowdhury in 2014.

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Aarushi Murder Case: Supreme Court Admits Plea Against Acquittal of Talwars(20.03.2018)

Supreme Court has admitted for hearing an appeal against the acquittal of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the 2008 twin murder case of their.....

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Supreme Court Reiterates, "Punishment for Murder is Death or Life Imprisonment"(27.03.2018)

Supreme Court has held that the punishment for murder as per Section 302 of Indian Penal code is death or life imprisonment and any punishment less th.....

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Take Expert Help to Probe Killing of Rationalists: Bombay High Court(16.02.2018)

Bombay High Court has told agencies probing the killing of activists Narendra Dabholkar and Govind Pansare not to shy away from taking help of experts.....

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Sheena Bora Murder Case: Bombay High Court Rejects Bail Application Of Indrani Mukerjea(17.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has rejected the bail application of INX-Media co-founder and socialite Indrani Mukerjea in the murder case of her daughter Sheena B.....

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Allahabad High Court Acquits Man Convicted for Raping and Murdering Minor Girl(24.11.2021)

Allahabad High Court has acquitted a man convicted for raping and murdering a minor girl and facing the death penalty, having found the evidence of th.....

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Bombay HC Stops Release of Promos of Bengali Film, Based on Sheena Bora Murder Case(18.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has stopped release of promos of an upcoming Bengali film, Dark Chocolate, based on Sheena Bora murder case, after accused Peter Muk.....

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Bombay HC Confirms Death Sentence for Rape and Murder of 3 Year Old(26.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has confirmed the death sentence awarded to a convict who raped and murdered a 3 year 9 months old girl, who had ventured out of her.....

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Madras High Court Sets Aside Capital Punishment of Rape & Murder Accused(29.11.2021)

Madras High Court has reiterated the settled law on circumstantial evidence and the nature of inferences drawn therefrom for convicting an accused in .....

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Supreme Court Commutes Death Sentence of Man Convicted of Rape & Murder of 11 Year Old Girl(19.01.2022)

Supreme Court has commuted death sentence awarded on a man convicted of rape and murder of eleven year old girl. The Court has taken into account the .....

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Jharkhand HC: Murder of Driver on Duty Not Proximate to Nature of Employment(24.01.2022)

Jharkhand High Court has set aside a decision of the Commissioner which awarded compensation for the murder of a truck driver on duty under the under .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Details of Vikas Yadav’s Badaun Visit, Convicted in Nitish Katara Murder Case(10.03.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked State Government to give details about “Badaun visits” undertaken by Vikas Yadav, one of the convicts in the Nitish Katara .....

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Supreme Court Slashes Compensation for Five Men Framed in Murder Case by 95%(01.03.2018)

Supreme Court has reduced the compensation for five innocent men, who were framed in a murder case and jailed for 93 days, from Rs 2 lakh each to Rs 1.....

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Madras HC Directs Sessions Court to Expeditiously Complete Trial in Eight-Year-Old Murder Case(15.12.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the Tiruvannamalai District and Sessions Court to reach an end with regards to the criminal trial within a period of si.....

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Allahabad High Court Quashes Detention Order Against Murder Accused(24.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has quashed a detention order passed against a murder accused by exercising powers under the National Security Act, 1980 as it ob.....

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Bombay HC to CBI: Provide Approver’s Statements to Sheena Bora Murder Case Accused(01.07.2016)

Bombay HC has ordered Central Bureau of Investigation court to hand over statements recorded by accused-turned-approver Shyamvar Rai to all accused in.....

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Allahabad HC Suspends Sentence of Two Murder Convicts Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak(01.04.2020)

Allahabad High Court has temporarily suspended the sentence of two murder convicts on their susceptibility to contracting an infection, amidst the out.....

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Kerala High Court Grants Bail to 3 Accused in SDPI Leader Shan's Murder(13.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to three of the accused in the shocking political murder of Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) State Secretary.....

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Orissa High Court Dismisses Dara Singh's Plea for Reduced Sentence in Murder Case(14.01.2022)

Orissa High Court has dismissed a petition moved by Dara Singh alias Rabindra Pal Singh seeking modification of his life imprisonment in a case pertai.....

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Madras HC Summons TN Public Prosecutor in IT Professional Murder Case(29.06.2016)

Madras HC has summoned Tamil Nadu Public Prosecutor and directed him to give his clarification on a media report alleging lack of coordination between.....

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Calcutta HC Takes Suo Moto Cognisance of Alleged Murder of Social Activist Anis Khan in Amta(22.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court has taken suo moto cognisance of the alleged murder of social activist Anis Khan in Amta in Howrah district. The incident led to w.....

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Pratibha Murder Case: Karnataka High Court Upholds Life Sentence to Cab Driver(01.06.2016)

Karnataka High Court has upheld the trial court’s verdict of imposition of rigorous life imprisonment while rejecting the State’s plea to impose death.....

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Patna High Court Grants Bail To Suspended JD(U)'s Member Manorama Devi(07.06.2016)

Patna High Court has granted bail to suspended JD(U) Member, Manorama Devi, mother of the prime accused in Aditya Sachdeva murder case, in connection .....

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SC Sets Aside Conviction of Person for Offence of Murder on Lack of Proper Evidence(02.03.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside the conviction of a person for the offence of murder, after noting that the only evidence which linked him to the offence .....

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SC Sets Aside Conviction of Person for Offence of Murder on Lack of Proper Evidence(02.03.2022)

Supreme Court has set aside the conviction of a person for the offence of murder, after noting that the only evidence which linked him to the offence .....

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Allahabad HC Acquits Minor's Rape-Murder Accused, Sets Aside Death Sentence(09.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the reference made to it to confirm the death penalty awarded to a man accused of burning a 14-year-old girl alive a.....

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Karnataka HC Dismisses Appeal Seeking Default Bail in Gauri Lankesh Murder Case(11.03.2022)

Karnataka High Court has dismissed an appeal filed by 10 accused allegedly involved in the murder case of journalist Gauri Lankesh, challenging an ord.....

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Gujarat HC Grants Bail to HIV Positive Murder Accused(08.08.2016)

Gujarat HC has granted bail to a murder accused who is HIV positive and is at an advanced stage of the disease.

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Madras HC Directs Re-Enactment of Crime Sequence Inside Jail in Swathi Murder Case(12.08.2016)

Madras HC has permitted CB-CID to make software engineer S Swathi's suspected killer P Ramkumar re-enact the crime sequence, take photos and videos of.....

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AP HC Dismisses CBI Plea for Cancellation of Bail to Y.G. Reddy In Murder Case(17.03.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has dismissed the Central Bureau of Investigation’s plea for cancellation of the bail given to Yerra Gangi Reddy, a prime su.....

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Allahabad High Court Acquits Rape-Murder Accused, Sets Aside Death Penalty(17.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the reference made to it to confirm the death penalty awarded to a man accused of Raping and murdering a 75-year-old.....

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Allahabad High Court Acquits Rape-Murder Accused, Sets Aside Death Penalty(17.03.2022)

Allahabad High Court has rejected the reference made to it to confirm the death penalty awarded to a man accused of Raping and murdering a 75-year-old.....

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Madras High Court Refuses to Reconsider 1996 Murder of Pon Navarasu(21.03.2022)

Madras High Court has refused to reconsider the case of John David, convicted prisoner in the 1996 infamous murder of Pon Navarasu, for premature rele.....

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Delhi Court Pronounces Sentence in Jigisha Ghosh Murder Case(22.08.2016)

A Delhi court has pronounced death sentence for two convicts and life term for third convict, for murder of IT executive Jigisha Ghosh in Delhi in 200.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Three Weeks’ Parole to Nupur Talwar(30.08.2016)

Allahabad HC has granted three-week parole to Nupur Talwar, serving life sentence along with her husband Rajesh for the murder of their teenage daught.....

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Punjab & Haryana HC: Parties Want to Live In Peace Not Enough for Compounding of Heinous Offence(04.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has observed that heinous offences such as attempt to murder punishable under section 307 of Indian Penal Code, 1860 is .....

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Delhi HC Seeks Death Row Convict’s Response(26.10.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought reply of two death row convicts in 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case, whose case file has been sent by Trial Court in New Del.....

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Supreme Court Stays Death Penalty for Haryana Woman & her Lover for Murdering 7 Members of her Family(15.10.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the death sentence awarded to a Haryana woman and her boyfriend for poisoning and strangulating seven members of her family, .....

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Supreme Court Frees Murder Convict Who Served More Than 29 Years in Jail(17.10.2018)

Supreme Court has allowed a plea of premature release and ordered the release of a murder convict who served more than 29 years in jail.

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Kerala High Court Acquits Accused in Chekannur Maulavi ‘Murder’ Case(17.10.2018)

Kerala High Court has acquitted the accused who was convicted by the trial court in Chekannur Maulavi ‘murder’ case and observed that there are no pro.....

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'Child Witness Prone to Tutoring': Calcutta HC Acquits Man Convicted for Murdering His Wife(25.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has set aside the order convicting husband for the murder of his wife on the ground that the child witness being of extremely tend.....

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Gujarat HC Denies Bail to Congress Leader Accused of Conspiring Murder of BJP Councilor(26.05.2022)

Gujarat HC has rejected the bail application filed by Congress Leader, who was charged for allegedly committing the offences u/s 302, 303 of IPC, whil.....

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Madras HC: Police Cover-Up in Swathi Murder Case a Figment of Imagination(05.09.2016)

Madras HC, while calling allegations of police cover-up and shielding of 'real culprits' in Software Engineer S Swathi murder case as 'figment of imag.....

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SC Slams Kerela Govt. for Not Presenting Enough Evidence to Prove Guilt of Accused(09.09.2016)

SC, while rapping the prosecution, has said that there was no place for guesswork in a death penalty appeal and slammed Kerala Government for not pres.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Man on Death Row Convicted of Double Murder Citing Fabrication of Evidence(09.05.2022)

Bombay High Court has acquitted Guddu Krish Yadav who was sentenced to death penalty by the Palghar sessions court for the double murder of a colleagu.....

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Bombay HC Slams Maharashtra Government over Poor Law and Order Situation(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court while hearing a petition filed in a Solapur murder case in which charge sheet was not filed for four years, has demanded a overhaul .....

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Orissa HC Upholds Life Sentence To Man For Murder of Cousin Brother(20.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has upheld the conviction of a person, who was sentenced to life for committing murder of his cousin-brother and observed that it is.....

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Rajasthan HC Grants Bail to Murder Accused in Custody Since 2015 Along With Her Minor Daughter(23.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has granted bail to a woman, accused in a murder case, who has been incarcerated since 2015, along with her minor daughter. Rajas.....

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HC can’t Modify Life Sentence to ‘Period Already Undergone’ While Upholding Conviction Of Murder: SC(26.10.2018)

Supreme Court has observed in a murder case that high court as an appellate court, cannot modify the life imprisonment imposed by the trial court to p.....

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Kerala HC Directs CBI to 'Further Investigate Periya Twin Murder Case(27.08.2020)

Kerala High Court has upheld the Single Bench order directing Central Bureau of Investigation to investigate further in Periya twin murder case.

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Mumbai Court Sentences Man to Death for Barbaric Rape & Murder of 32 Years Old(03.06.2022)

Mumbai Sessions Court has sentenced a man to death for rape and murder of 32 years old, stating that it agrees with prosecution that the injuries were.....

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Calcutta HC Orders CBI to Investigate TMC Leader Tapan Dutta's Murder(10.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court has transferred the investigation relating to murder of Trinamool Congress leader Tapan Dutta to the Central Bureau of Investigati.....

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Madras HC Confirms Life Sentence of Lankan Refugee for Murder of Kids(28.10.2016)

Madras High Court has confirmed conviction and life sentence imposed on a Sri Lankan refugee solely on basis of his extra-judicial confession to a Tah.....

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Delhi High Court Acquits Man in 18 Years Old Murder Case(31.10.2018)

Delhi High Court has acquitted a man in an 18-year-old kidnapping and murder case, observing that the prosecution has not been able to prove each of t.....

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Hashimpura Mass Murders Case: Delhi High Court Convicts 16 PAC Men(01.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has sentenced 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) officials to life imprisonment in Hashimpura mass murders case and observed that.....

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SC Declines Interim Stay on CBI Inquiry in Periya Double Murders(25.09.2020)

Supreme Court has refused to stay the investigation of Central Bureau of Investigation, as directed by the Kerala High Court, in the Periya twin murde.....

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SC Upholds Dismissal of Sessions Judge for Altering Sentence in a Murder Case(12.07.2022)

Supreme Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by an Additional Sessions Judge from Madhya Pradesh challenging the termination of her service for p.....

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Allahabad HC Bars Officials from Giving Public Statements on Hathras Gangrape and Murder Case(14.10.2020)

Allahabad High Court has barred officials who are not directly connected with the investigation in the Hathras gangrape and murder case from giving an.....

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Patna HC Acquits Rape & Murder Accused Who Was Sentenced to Death by Trial Court(21.10.2020)

Patna High Court acquitted a rape and murder accused setting aside the death sentence awarded by the Trial Court.

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Kerala HC Acquits 4 RSS Workers Accused in Political Murder Case(22.10.2020)

Kerala High Court has acquitted 4 RSS workers in a political murder case, remarking that seriousness of the crime by itself cannot be taken as a facto.....

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Why Tandoor Murder Case Convict Hasn’t Been Released Yet: Asks Delhi HC(17.12.2018)

Delhi High Court has asked Delhi Government that why was former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma not released from Tihar jail despite undergoing 25.....

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Supreme Court Orders CRPF Protection to Victim's Family and Witnesses(28.10.2020)

Supreme Court, has directed that the security to the victim's family and the witnesses in the Hathras gang-rape and murder case shall be provided by t.....

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Punjab & Haryana High Court Rejects Parole Plea of Key Conspirator Sanji Ram(03.11.2020)

Punjab & Haryana High Court has rejected the parole plea of Sanji Ram, the key conspirator in the Kathua rape and murder case.

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Bombay HC Seeks Charge Sheet & Evidences in Pune Techie Murder Case(02.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has asked State to place on record charge sheet and all adverse evidence against main accused in murder of Pune techie Mohsin Shaikh.....

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Man Deposed About Parents' Murder He Witnessed When He was Six: Tripura HC Upholds Conviction(28.01.2019)

Tripura High Court has upheld a Trial Court judgment convicting an accused for a murder that took place about three decades ago, relying on the deposi.....

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SC: Murder Convict Cannot be Sentenced to Punishment Less Than Life Imprisonment(05.09.2022)

Supreme Court has held that there can’t be any punishment less than imprisonment for life, if an accused is convicted for murder offence under Section.....

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Bombay HC Acquits Four Held For Rape & Murder of Minor Girl(12.01.2017)

Bombay High Court has acquitted four youth, ten years after they were arrested for gangrape and murder of a three-and-a-half-year-old-girl in Govandi .....

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Allahabad HC Reserves Judgment on Appeal Against Conviction in Aarushi Talwar Murder Case(12.01.2017)

Allahabad High Court has reserved its judgment on an appeal filed by dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging their conviction by a CBI Cour.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to 3 Accused of Murdering Muslim Man, Terms It a Case of Religious Provocation(17.01.2017)

Bombay High Court while granting bail to three men accused of attacking and murdering a Muslim man after attending a Hindu Rashtra Sena (HRS) meeting .....

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Jessica Lal Murder: Delhi HC Asks SRB to Consider Manu Sharma's Plea for Premature Release(22.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the government to consider Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma’s request for premature release in the next meeting of th.....

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Orissa HC Upholds Conviction Basing Upon Testimony of Injured Witness in 22 Yrs Old Murder Case(12.09.2022)

Orissa High Court while upholding conviction of three persons charged with murder in a 22-year-old case has held that deposition of injured witness sh.....

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SC Upholds Ex-Army Officer’s Acquittal in Murder Case(19.12.2016)

Supreme Court has rapped CBI for failing to bring home guilt of accused, and said it 'cannot hang any person' if evidence on record does not conclusiv.....

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SC Dismisses Kerala Govt's Plea Against Investigation by CBI in Periya Double Murder Case(02.12.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed Kerala Government's plea against the decision of the Kerala High Court to transfer the further investigation in the Periya.....

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Delhi HC: HIV Patient Can’t be Convicted for Attempt to Murder for Non-Consensual Intercourse(04.12.2020)

Delhi High Court has ruled that an HIV positive patient can't be convicted for an offence punishable under Section 307 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 .....

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Delhi HC Takes Cognizance to Facilitate School Admission of Child Whose Parents Are in Custody(08.08.2022)

Delhi High Court has taken suo motu cognizance to facilitate admission of an 8 year old child to school which could not be facilitated for the reason .....

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Allahabad HC Orders DNA Test in Murder Trial to Unearth Truthfulness of Prosecution's Case(08.08.2022)

Allahabad High Court has allowed conduct of DNA Test in a murder trial as it noted that the same was in the interest of justice to unearth the truthfu.....

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Delhi Court Frames Charges Against Five in Murder Case During Delhi Riots(26.09.2022)

Delhi Court has framed charges against five men, accused of murdering a 40-year-old man during the 2020 riots, for promoting enmity between different .....

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SC Acquits Man Convicted for Alleged Rape & Murder of Minor Girl Without Any Evidence(29.09.2022)

Supreme Court while acquitting a man who was sentenced to death for alleged rape and murder of a six year old girl, has noted that there are serious i.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Government’s Reply over Parole Plea by Convict of 1995 Tandoor Murder Case(21.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has sought Delhi Government Reply over plea by former youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma, who is undergoing life term in 1995 sensat.....

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Supreme Court: Power to Remit Sentences Lies Exclusively with State Govt(27.12.2016)

Supreme Court, while noting that power to grant remission is exclusively that of State Government and not judiciary, has refrained itself from allowin.....

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SC: Cannot Discharge Murder Accused Only Based on Postmortem Report(27.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a trial court could not discharge the accused from murder charges merely relying on Post mortem report indicating cause of.....

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CBI Court Convicts Both Accused in Judge Uttam Anand Murder Case(29.07.2022)

Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Jharkhand has convicted both the accused i.e. Rahul Kumar Verma and Lakhan Kumar Verma, in Judg.....

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Voluntary Provocation can't Attract Exception to Offence of Murder: SC(12.02.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that if provocation was voluntary on part of the accused, it would not attract exception 1 to Section 300 of Indian Penal C.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Life Sentence of Man Who Shot Dead DU Student for Opposing His Advances(01.11.2022)

Delhi High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence handed down to a man, who had shot dead Delhi University student Radhika Tanwar in 2011 f.....

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Supreme Court Sends 5 CPM Men to Jail for BJP Activist’s Murder(03.04.2017)

Supreme Court has sentenced five CPM activists to seven years' imprisonment saying if one is consciously part of a mob, he would be liable for every a.....

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CRIMINAL - Bombay HC Slams Maharashtra CM for slow Investigations into Dabholkar, Pansare Murders(29.03.2019)

Bombay High Court has wondered if Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is too busy to enquire about investigations into killing of rationalist.....

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Madras HC Cautions MK Stalin Against Linking CM to Kodanad Case(05.04.2019)

Madras High Court has cautioned DMK president MK Stalin that it will be constrained to vacate an interim stay order on defamation proceedings against .....

Tags : Madras High Court, MK Stalin, Edappadi K Palaniswami, Kodanad Estate murder-cum-robbery case

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Kerala High Court Acquits Accused in Nilambur Congress Party Officer Murder(05.04.2021)

Kerala High Court has acquitted the accused in Nilambur Congress Office Murder case, stating that the lingering doubts pervades every aspect of the ev.....

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Patna HC Acquits 3 Accused Persons of Rape and Murder Charges of Minor Girl(07.04.2021)

Patna High Court has acquitted three accused persons of the charges of raping and murdering a 13 year old minor girl thereby setting aside the death s.....

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CRIMINAL - Injury on Vital Part Not Essential Ingredient of Section 307 IPC: SC(20.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that there is no requirement for injury to be on vital part of body, merely causing 'hurt' is sufficient to attract Section 307.....

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Delhi HC Restrains Release of Book Titled ‘The R*** School Murder’(25.01.2021)

Delhi High Court has restrained the release of a book titled 'The R*** School Murder', which was scheduled to be published by Juggernaut and Harper Co.....

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Bombay HC: Custodial Interrogation is Not Imperative Merely Because Offence is Murder(04.10.2022)

Bombay High Court while granting anticipatory bail to accused booked under Section 302 of IPC, has held that custodial interrogation of an accused is .....

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Delhi Court Frames Murder Charges Against Wrestler Sushil Kumar(13.10.2022)

Delhi Court has framed murder charges against wrestler Sushil Kumar and 17 other accused for the murder of 27-year-old former junior national wrestlin.....

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Supreme Court Upholds Life Imprisonment for Man Accused of Murdering His Pregnant Wife(24.02.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by a man convicted for murdering his pregnant wife, observing that the incriminating circumstances pointe.....

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Delhi HC Directs Filing of Status Report in Alleged Murder of 23-Year Old Undertrial Prisoner(25.02.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Police to file a status report within 3 days in a compensation petition on the alleged murder of a 23-year old.....

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SC Transfers YS Vivekananda Reddy Murder Case Trial from Andhra Pradesh to Hyderabad(29.11.2022)

Supreme Court while noting that the apprehensions raised by wife and daughter of former AP Minister YS Vivekananda Reddy regarding derailment of fair .....

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CRIMINAL - Delhi HC Orders Expeditious Trial in Soumya Vishwanathan Murder Case(28.02.2019)

Delhi High Court has ordered expeditious trial of the 2008 murder case of TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan.

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CRIMINAL - Gurugram School Murder: P&H HC Asks Pinto to Give Rs. 1 Crore Surety Bond(28.02.2019)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked Ryan Augustine Pinto, CEO of Ryan group of Institution, to furnish a surety bond amounting to Rs. 1 crore to e.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Gurugram School Murder, Ryan International, Ryan Augustine Pinto

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SC Sets Aside Order Which Declared One Accused of Kathua Rape-Murder Case as Juvenile(16.11.2022)

Supreme Court while setting aside the orders of the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Kathua and the Jammu and Kashmir High Court which held that one of the .....

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SC Confirms Life Imprisonment for Man Accused of Murdering Two Kids(17.02.2021)

Supreme Court has confirmed punishment of life imprisonment for remainder of natural life awarded to a man named Gauri Shankar accused of murdering tw.....

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Telangana HC Issues Notices to State Government Over Lawyer Couple Murder(19.02.2021)

Telangana High Court has issued suo motu notices to the State government over the lawyer couple murder practicing at Telangana, observing that the inc.....

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CRIMINAL - TMC MLA Murder Case: Calcutta HC Extends Anticipatory Bail to Mukul Roy for 8 More Weeks(06.03.2019)

Calcutta High Court has extended, by eight-week, protection from arrest to BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with the killing of a Trinamool Congress.....

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MP HC Suspends Sentence of Convict Citing Inconsistencies Between Dying Declaration & Oral Statement(12.12.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has suspended the sentence of a murder convict on the ground that there were certain inconsistencies between the dying decla.....

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Bombay High Court Sets Aside Acquittal of Accused Charged for Murder(10.08.2015)

Bombay High Court has convicted and awarded life imprisonment to a 22-year-old man for murder. High Court observed that prosecution’s case had been p.....

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Bombay HC Junks Appeal By 11 Convicts, Sets Aside Acquittal of Cops in Gujarat Riot Rape, Murder Case(05.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has dismissed appeal filed by 11 convicts who were sentenced to life by a Trial Court in 2008, after being held guilty of gang-rapin.....

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Supreme Court Frees Convict in 20 year old Murder Case(18.04.2019)

Supreme Court has acquitted a man sentenced to life imprisonment in a 20 year old murder case on learning that he was a juvenile at time of commission.....

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Madras HC Sets Aside Conviction of Youngster Who Allegedly Raped and Murdered a Minor(19.03.2021)

Madras High Court has set aside the conviction and death sentence imposed on a youngster for having allegedly raped and murdered a 13-year-old girl. T.....

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Allahabad HC Sets Aside Governor's Order Granting Premature Release of Triple Murder Convict(22.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has set aside the premature release order in favor of a triple murder convict, underling that the Governor transgressed his juris.....

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SC: Lapse Of Time Between Injury, Death Doesn't Reduce Liability In Murder Case(27.01.2023)

Supreme Court has observed that when a victim dies after a lapse of considerable time due to injuries inflicted by an accused, it would not diminish t.....

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