Bombay HC commutes death punishment to life for three accused in Shakti Mills gang-rape case

Bombay HC commutes death punishment to life for three accused in Shakti Mills gang-rape case

MUMBAI: A division bench of Justice S S Jadhav and Justice P K Chavan, while upholding the conviction, commuted the trial court’s 2014 order of Principal Judge Shalini Phansalkar-Joshi, giving the death penalty to the accused trio — Qasim Shaikh ‘Bengali’, 21, Salim Ansari, 28 and Vijay Jadhav, 19. The verdict came in appeals filed […]

CI is continuing in service with political support, DYFI leader was in station on that day, reveals Mofiya’s mother

CI is continuing in service with political support, DYFI leader was in station on that day, reveals Mofiya’s mother

ALUVA: Circle inspector Sudheer, accused in the suicide of law student Mofiya Parveen, is continuing in service with political support, said her mother Fariza. She said that her daughter’s husband Suhail came to the station along with a DYFI leader. ‘Mofiya had told me that Suhail came along with a DYFI leader. On the other […]

DGP Anil Kant’s service tenure extended, to continue as police chief till 2023

DGP Anil Kant’s service tenure extended, to continue as police chief till 2023

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a rare instance of a serving state police chief getting an extension, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan while chairing the weekly cabinet meeting here on Wednesday, announced that the serving state police chief Anil Kant’s tenure which was to end on January 31 next year has been given an extension till June 30, 2023. […]

Anupama, Ajith meet their child at Shishu Bhawan

Anupama, Ajith meet their child at Shishu Bhawan

Thiruvananthapuram: Anupama S Chandran and her husband Ajith met their child at the Shishu Bhawan here on Tuesday evening. The Child Welfare Committee approved her request soon after the crucial DNA test turned positive. Anupama’s request to meet the child ahead of the DNA test was turned down by the Committee. The DNA test of […]

Marad massacre case: Two get double life term

Marad massacre case: Two get double life term

Kozhikode: A special court constituted for the speedy trial of the controversial Marad massacre case on Tuesday awarded double life sentence to two accused here. Accused number 95, Koyamon, possessed explosives and tried to spread hatred among different religious groups, the court observed while delivering the verdict. Koyamon was accused of making crude bombs. Accused […]

Congress leader Kirti Azad, former MP Ashok Tanwar to join TMC

Congress leader Kirti Azad, former MP Ashok Tanwar to join TMC

New Delhi: Congress leader Kirti Azad will join the Trinamool Congress in Delhi on Tuesday, sources in the Mamata Banerjee-led party said. Ashok Tanwar, who quit the Congress in October 2019 and launched his own party, and former JD(U) general secretary Pavan Varma will also join the TMC, they said. Banerjee, who is in Delhi, always […]

Gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh gets further relaxation in bail

Gold smuggling accused Swapna Suresh gets further relaxation in bail

Kochi: The prime accused in the Kerala gold smuggling case, Swapna Suresh, who got bail early this month on Tuesday, got further relaxations and was allowed to go out of Ernakulam district.Swapna, who is resident of the capital district, can now travel outside of Ernakulam district, but she cannot travel outside the state, according to […]