A special court trying sexual offences against children, handed over the death sentence to a 49-year-old man in Chennai, for sexually assaulting his daughter while the mother of the girl was awarded a life sentence by the court.
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday commuted the death sentences on two prime accused - both step-sisters - to life term till death in jail, in the sensational case of the kidnapping of 13 minor children and murdering at least 5 of them.
Gunupur: The Additional District and Sessions Judge Court, Gunupur today awarded death sentence to nine persons in connection with the 2016 triple murder incident at Kitunga village in Rayagada district. ADJ Subhendu Kumar Pati pronounced the death sentence on basis of statements by several witnesses. Earlier in September 2016, three persons of a family, including […]
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today stayed former Indian Naval Officer Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution until further notice. Announcing its verdict on India’s appeal seeking revocation of the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani military court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, ICJ stated that links existed between rights claimed by India and the provisional measures […]
Baghdad: An Iraqi court has sentenced 16 Turkish women to death for joining the militant group Islamic State (IS), a judicial spokesman said. Abdul Sattar al-Biraqdar, spokesman for Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council, said on Sunday the convicted women confessed that they married IS militants and provided them logistical support, Xinhua news agency reported. Biraqdar added […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday commuted the death sentence of two convicts to life imprisonment in the 2009 Jigisha Ghosh murder case. A division bench of Justice S. Murlidhar and Justice I.S. Mehta modified the death sentence awarded to Ravi Kapoor and Amit Shukla by the trial court and said they would […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on a plea by death row convict Mukesh Singh seeking review of the top court judgment upholding his death sentence in December 16, 2012 Delhi gangrape case. The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice R. Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan reserved the verdict as […]
Dhaka: A Bangladesh court today upheld the death sentences of 139 people for their involvement in the 2009 mutiny at the border guards headquarters here which left 74 people dead. A division bench of Justice Nazrul Islam, Justice Shawkat Hossain and Justice Md Abu Zafor Siddique delivered the verdict, reports Xinhua news agency. The High Court […]
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Centre’s response on a plea that execution by hanging was unconstitutional as it was painful and not a dignified way of ending life. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A.M. Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud gave the government three weeks time to respond. Section […]
New Delhi: A PIL filed in the Supreme Court challenges the execution of death sentence by hanging, as the petitioner describes it as barbaric, inhuman and cruel as well as violative of Article 21 of the Constitution. PIL petitioner advocate Rishi Malhotra has challenged the validity of the Section 354(5) of the Code of Criminal […]
Islamabad: An application for the immediate execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav was filed in the Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday. The applicant argued that as Jadhav has “pleaded guilty in front of military courts and has not appealed against his death penalty hence he should be hanged immediately,” the Nation reported. The […]
The Hague: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will announce on Thursday its verdict on India’s appeal seeking revocation of the death sentence awarded by a Pakistani court to alleged spy Kulbhushan Jadhav. In a statement, the court announced that it will “deliver its order on the request for the indication of provisional measures made […]
New Delhi: The Hague-based International Court of Justice (ICJ) is expected to hear on Monday the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the alleged Indian spy sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court. An Indian legal team led by former Solicitor General Harish Salve is already in the Hague. “We may have a hearing on Monday…,” […]
New Delhi: The International Court of Justice, which has suspended the death sentence of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, is likely to hear India’s plea on Monday, said noted lawyer Harish Salve who is representing India at the ICJ. Salve said on Wednesday that “India has taken a calibrated decision” on approaching the international court, […]
Islamabad: India on Wednesday filed an appeal with Pakistan Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua over the case of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court on charges of espionage. Indian High Commissioner Gautam Bambawale met Janjua to file the appeal. “Appeal, in Kulbhushan Jadhav case, filed by […]