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Maharashtra: Govt plans to set up new prison in Mumbai
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Maharashtra: Govt plans to set up new prison in Mumbai

A discussion on the requirement of new jails in state capital Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune was held with officials of the police department on Tuesday, Fadnavis tweeted after the meeting

Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail application on 26 Oct; judicial custody extended till 30 Oct
India

Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail application on 26 Oct; judicial custody extended till 30 Oct

A Mumbai special court on Thursday extended the judicial custody of Aryan Khan and seven others till 30 October in the cruise drug-bust case

Pornography case: Hours after Raj Kundra walks out of jail, crime branch issues lookout notice against two aides
India

Pornography case: Hours after Raj Kundra walks out of jail, crime branch issues lookout notice against two aides

In the supplementary charge sheet of this case, both the accused, Yash Thakur alias Arvind Srivastava and Pradeep Bakshi, have been declared absconding by the crime branch

Mumbai's Arthur Road jail readies high-security cell to lodge Nirav Modi after UK court's order
India

Mumbai's Arthur Road jail readies high-security cell to lodge Nirav Modi after UK court's order

If lodged in the barrack, Modi likely to get three square meters of personal space, where a cotton mat, pillow, bedsheet and blanket will be provided, Arthur Road jail officials said

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time
India

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

The application was reportedly made on the basis of "new evidence", but Westminster Magistrates' Court District Judge Samuel Goozee was not convinced

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra panel decides to release 50% prisoners on temporary bail or parole to decongest jails
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: Maharashtra panel decides to release 50% prisoners on temporary bail or parole to decongest jails

It has, however, not specified any time frame for the jail authorities to release the prisoners.

Yes Bank money laundering case: Bombay High Court declines pre-arrest bail to Wadhawans
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Yes Bank money laundering case: Bombay High Court declines pre-arrest bail to Wadhawans

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday refused to grant pre-arrest bail to DHFL promoters Dheeraj Wadhawan and Kapil Wadhawan in a money laundering case of Yes Bank being probed by the Enforcement Directorate

Yes Bank case: Wadhawan brothers bail plea rejected, sent to judicial custody till 22 May
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Yes Bank case: Wadhawan brothers bail plea rejected, sent to judicial custody till 22 May

As the CBI custody of the Wadhawan brothers ended on Sunday, they were presented before the court, which sent them to judicial custody

As COVID-19 spreads to Mumbai's Arthur Road jail, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind says it will approach SC seeking bail to eligible inmates across India
India

As COVID-19 spreads to Mumbai's Arthur Road jail, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind says it will approach SC seeking bail to eligible inmates across India

Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind president Maulana Syed Arshad Madani said that several states have not taken any initiative to set up committees to consider granting bails to jail inmates on humanitarian grounds as per SC's 16 March order

At least 72 inmates at Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail test coronavirus positive, confirms state home minister Anil Deshmukh
India

At least 72 inmates at Mumbai's Arthur Road Jail test coronavirus positive, confirms state home minister Anil Deshmukh

As many as 72 inmates of Arthur Road jail in Mumbai have contracted coronavirus and they will be quarantined separately, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said on Thursday.

Vijay Mallya decries witch-hunt after winning right to appeal against extradition order; repeats offer to pay back banks
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Vijay Mallya decries witch-hunt after winning right to appeal against extradition order; repeats offer to pay back banks

The case will now proceed to a full appeal hearing during which Mallya's defence team will argue that Arbuthnot had relied upon material beyond the scope of their defence.

Vijay Mallya extradition case: Embattled liquor tycoon to appeal against order in UK High Court today
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Vijay Mallya extradition case: Embattled liquor tycoon to appeal against order in UK High Court today

Mallya has already lost a UK High Court "leave to appeal" on paper, leading to an oral hearing of his renewal application this week

PNB scam: High security cell kept ready in Mumbai prison for Nirav Modi, says home department official
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PNB scam: High security cell kept ready in Mumbai prison for Nirav Modi, says home department official

Authorities at the Arthur Road jail here have kept 'barrack no. 12' ready if fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi is extradited from the UK in connection with the $2 billion PNB fraud and money laundering case, a Home department official said on Tuesday

Nirav Modi extradition: UK court sets 14-day deadline for India to confirm prison plans, diamantaire remanded till 27 June
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Nirav Modi extradition: UK court sets 14-day deadline for India to confirm prison plans, diamantaire remanded till 27 June

Nirav Modi's barrister agreed unless it was the same cell, she would be seeking a court-appointed independent prison visit to ensure that any holding cell in India met with human rights guidelines.

Vijay Mallya submits renewal application in UK High Court for appeal against extradition to India
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Vijay Mallya submits renewal application in UK High Court for appeal against extradition to India

A judge must now decide following an “oral consideration” in coming weeks if Vijay Mallya's appeal can proceed to a full hearing.

PMLA court to announce verdict on Vijay Mallya case today; Will he be declared 'fugitive economic offender'?
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PMLA court to announce verdict on Vijay Mallya case today; Will he be declared 'fugitive economic offender'?

Vijay Mallya has been on bail since his arrest on an extradition warrant in April last year.

Vijay Mallya extradition case: Arthur Road Jail keeps high security cell ready for liquor tycoon
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Vijay Mallya extradition case: Arthur Road Jail keeps high security cell ready for liquor tycoon

Authorities at the Arthur Road prison have kept a high-security cell ready for liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya if he is extradited from UK in connection with loan default cases against him in India

'No real risk in Tihar jail': UK court orders restart of extradition proceedings against bookie Sanjeev Chawla
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'No real risk in Tihar jail': UK court orders restart of extradition proceedings against bookie Sanjeev Chawla

The UK high court on Friday ruled that it is convinced with the assurances provided by the Indian government regarding the safety of prison conditions in New Delhi's Tihar jail as it quashed the lower court's order against extraditing the 50-year-old Chawla.

Vijay Mallya extradition case: CBI gives UK authorities video of barrack where former Kingfisher Airlines boss will be lodged
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Vijay Mallya extradition case: CBI gives UK authorities video of barrack where former Kingfisher Airlines boss will be lodged

The cell that will house Mallya has been renovated, painted white, and now includes a 40-inch LCD television and a western-style attached toilet.

Dawood Ibrahim keen to return to India, says Iqbal Kaskar's lawyer; government rejects 'preconditions'
India

Dawood Ibrahim keen to return to India, says Iqbal Kaskar's lawyer; government rejects 'preconditions'

Keswani's statement on Dawood's desire to return came more than six months after Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray made a similar revelation in Mumbai.