26 May 2020

Search Results for Tag : murder


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, .....

Tags : acquit, murder, chain of events


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.....

Tags : murder, sentence, life imprisonment, consecutive


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.....

Tags : unsound mind, depression, murder, suicide


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.....

Tags : Murder, Circumstantial evidence



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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court , Jigisha Ghosh murder, capital punishment


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.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Sri Lankan refugee, confession, murder


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.....

Tags : Bombay HC, Sheena Bora murder case


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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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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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.....

Tags : Pratibha Murder case, Karnataka High Court


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 .....

Tags : Patna High Court, ditya Sachdeva murder case, Manorama Devi


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.....

Tags : Madras HC, IT Professional Murder Case, Tamil Nadu Public Prosecutor


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.....

Tags : Bombay HC, Central Bureau of Investigation, Sheena Bora murder case


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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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.....

Tags : Allahabad HC, Nupur Talwar, Aarushi, murder


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.....

Tags : SC,Soumya Vishwanathan rape and murder case


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.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh HC , Murder Case, Commute , life imprisonment


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 .....

Tags : Madras HC , Alagiri Aide’s Murder Case


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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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.

Tags : SC, Nitish Katara murder case


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 .....

Tags : SC , rape-cum-murder case


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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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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Acquittal, Murder


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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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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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 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.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court , Rape-Murder, Conviction Cancels


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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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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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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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.

Tags : Delhi High Court, Manu Sharma, Jessica Lall Murder Case


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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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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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.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Sheena Bora murder case, Bengali Film


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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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.

Tags : Rajasthan High court, CBI probe, National Handloom showroom, Triple Murder


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 .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Bilkis Bano, rape, murder


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.

Tags : Bombay High Court, Sheena Bora, Murder, Peter Mukerjea


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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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.....

Tags : Supreme Court, NHRC, Ex-Army Officer, Murder Case


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.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, 1995 Tandoor Murder Case, Parole


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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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 .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Rape, Murder, Minor Girl


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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 .....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Sentence Suspension of Murder Convicts


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 .....

Tags : Murder, Acquittal, Quashing