Pak National Assembly gives Kulbhushan right of appeal against his conviction, death sentence | India News – Times of India

Pak National Assembly gives Kulbhushan right of appeal against his conviction, death sentence | India News - Times of India

ISLAMABAD: The Imran Khan-led Pakistan government has finally delivered on speculation that circulating in the country for many months that it would help India on the Kulbhushan Jadhav issue through legislation by providing him a right of appeal in a civilian court against a death sentence handed down to him by a military court. Amid … Read more

French man gets 4-month prison sentence for slapping President Macron

Image Source : AP French man gets 4-month prison sentence for slapping President Macron A 28-year-old Frenchman who described himself as a right-wing or extreme-right “patriot” was sentenced to four months in prison Thursday for slapping President Emmanuel Macron in the face. Damien Tarel was also banned from ever holding public office in France and … Read more

Wife, Son of Victim Among Three Get Life Sentence

Wife, Son of Victim Among Three Get Life Sentence

Three main accused in the murder of NRI entrepreneur Bhaskar Shetty in 2016, including his wife and son, were on Tuesday sentenced to life by a court in Udupi. The Udupi district and sessions court Judge J N Subrahmanya awarded life imprisonment to Shetty’s wife Rajeshwari Shetty, son Navneet Shetty and astrologer Niranjan Bhat. Shetty … Read more

Dinamo Zagreb Coach Resigns After Four Years and 8 Months Jail Sentence for Fraud

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Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic has resigned after being sentenced to four years and eight months in jail for a multi-million euro fraud involving Luka Modric’s move to Real Madrid and other player transfers. The Croatian champions announced Mamic’s departure late Monday as the club prepare to face Tottenham in Thursday’s Europa League last 16 … Read more

Batla House Encounter: Delhi Court Reserves Order on Ariz Khan’s Sentence

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A Delhi court reserved its order on Monday on the quantum of sentence for Ariz Khan, convicted for the murder of police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma and other offences in connection with the 2008 Batla House encounter. Police sought death penalty for Khan, allegedly associated with the terror outfit Indian Mujahideen, saying it was not … Read more

Owner-cum-principal of Patna School Gets Death Sentence for Raping and Impregnating Student

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The owner-cum-principal of a private school here has been awarded death sentence by a court for raping an 11-year-old student who became pregnant and had to undergo an abortion. Although the girl survived, special POCSO judge Awadesh Kumar was of the view that the accused, Raj Singhania alias Arvind, was guilty of an offence that … Read more

Sister Abhaya Murder Case: Convicted Nun Moves Kerala HC Seeking Suspension of Sentence

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A nun convicted in the Sister Abhaya murder case moved the Kerala High Court on Thursday, seeking to suspend the sentence pending disposal of the appeal filed against the verdict of the Special CBI court, Thiruvananthapuram, awarding her life sentence. In her plea, Sister Sephy, who has challenged her conviction before the high court last … Read more

‘Minor’s Consent for Sex a Grey Area’: Bombay HC Suspends Sentence of Teen Convicted of Raping Cousin

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The Bombay High Court has suspended the sentence of a 19-year-old man who was convicted for sexually assaulting his 15-year-old cousin, and allowed him bail after observing that the victim has retracted from her FIR statement and because the forensic lab report that could prove the sexual assault was not available till the conclusion of … Read more

POCSO Court in Kota Upholds Death Sentence of Man Who Raped, Murdered Mentally Unsound Daughter

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A POCSO court on Wednesday affirmed the death sentence of a man for raping and murdering his 15-year-old mentally unsound daughter here five years ago. The court also slapped a penalty of Rs 10,000 on the convict. The special court under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, had on January 20 termed … Read more

HC Seeks Delhi Govt’s Stand on Bail of UTPs Who Have Served Half of Their Max Sentence Lessor Offences

The high court listed the matter for hearing on September 14 saying the issue raised in the petition was urgent.

File photo of Delhi High Court The trust, represented by advocates Vishal Gosain and Neeha Nagpal, told the bench that the Supreme Court had in 2015 and 2016 ordered setting up of a Undertrial Review Committee (UTRC) to consider cases of UTPs who were entitled to benefit of section 436A of the Criminal Procedure Code … Read more

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