Life Imprisonment News
Man awarded death sentence for raping minor daughter in Chennai; victim's mother handed life sentence
The matter came to light in 2020 when the victim studying in Class XI at a school in Chennai revealed it to her friends, who informed it to one of their teachers
Vikas Ranjan, who worked for a Hindi daily, was shot dead on 25 November, 2008 while he was coming out of his office in Rosera sub-division of the district
He was convicted by a high court in Kigali of involvement in a rebel group blamed for a deadly gun, grenade and arson attacks in Rwanda in 2018 and 2019
Kuldeep Singh Sengar gets life term in Unnao rape case; Delhi court orders ex-BJP MLA to pay Rs 25 lakh compensation to victim
Delhi's Tis Hazari Court on Friday sentenced BJP's expelled MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar to life imprisonment, who was convicted for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017
Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma seeks premature release; Delhi HC asks Arvind Kejriwal govt to respond
Jessica Lal murder convict Manu Sharma, who has spent about 17 years in jail, has sought premature release and the Delhi High Court Friday asked the Delhi government to respond to his plea
Uttar Pradesh law panel submits draft bill on mob lynchings to Yogi Adityanath, pushes for life term imprisonment for guilty
Suggesting that such a law may be called the Uttar Pradesh Combating of Mob Lynching Act, the commission specified the responsibilities of police officers and district magistrates, spelling out the punishment for failing in their duty.
Kathua rape and murder case: Victim's father moves HC against acquittal of one accused, seeks stricter sentence for six convicts
The father of the Kathua rape and murder victim moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday seeking enhancement of sentence imposed on six convicts and also challenging the acquittal of one accused
Sarvana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal to serve life sentence in murder case after surrendering before Chennai court
Founder of popular South Indian food chain 'Saravana Bhavan', P Rajagopal surrendered before a sessions court to serve a life term in a murder case.
Bangladesh court sentences nine to death, hands out life term to 25 others for attacking Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago
A Bangladeshi court on Wednesday sentenced nine activists of a Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance to death and 25 others to life in prison for attacking Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago. Hasina was leading a nationwide campaign by rail when her coach came under attack upon arriving in Pabna's Ishwardy on 23 September, 1994. Hasina survived the assault carried out during BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's first term as prime minister.
Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, one more cop sentenced to life in 1990 custodial death case; judgment on four cops awaited
A Jamnagar Sessions Court has sentenced former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to life imprisonment under IPC 302 in a 1990 custodial death case.
Pakistan court rejects Pervez Musharraf's plea for adjournment on hearing, cancels his right of defence
A special court in Pakistan rejected Pervez Musharraf's plea to adjourn of the hearing of a high treason case against him on medical grounds.
Javed Akhtar has said while he understands the disappointment with the Kathua case verdict, he believes capital punishment is not a deterrent to crime
Jharkhand court sentences 11 convicted of rape to life imprisonment, imposes total fine of Rs 2.97 lakh
A local court Monday sentenced 11 persons to life imprisonment for raping a 19-year-old woman in Dumka district of Jharkhand in 2017.
UAE court sentences British student Matthew Hedges to life imprisonment for spying; UK urges Abu Dhabi to reconsider
Hedges was researching the UAE's foreign and internal security policies after the Arab Spring revolutions of 2011, studies that Britain insisted were entirely innocuous but which the UAE said threatened its political and economic security.
Those adulterating food products could face life imprisonment and penalty of up to Rs 10 lakh as per the amendments proposed by the regulator FSSAI in its 2006 food safety and standards law
2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case: Special NIA court awards life imprisonment to all five convicts, fines Rs 50,000 each
Five Indian Mujahideen militants, convicted by a special National Investigative Agency court in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case, were sentenced to life imprisonment today.
Former Chinese Communist Party official, once tipped as potential successor to Xi Jinping, jailed for life for accepting bribes
A former Chinese Communist Party official who was once tipped as a potential successor to President Xi Jinping was sentenced to life in prison for bribery on Tuesday, the latest senior cadre to fall in Xi's sweeping anti-corruption crusade.
Centre's ordinance on death penalty for rape of minors also increases minimum sentence for rape to 10 years
The ordinance which allows courts to award the death penalty to those convicted of sexually assaulting children aged below 12 also enhances the minimum sentence for rape from seven years to 10 years in jail
Jet Airways hijack hoax: Anti-Hijacking Act is a law with a lot of teeth, could put away accused for life
The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016 is an act with a lot of teeth and could lead to life imprisonment for the accused in the Jet Airways hijack hoax case.
SC terms sex with minor wife as rape: Govt will have to fight entrenched mindsets to implement ruling
Activists believe that the new SC ruling terming non-consensual sex with a minor wife as rape will act as a deterrent against child marriage but implementing it will be a challenge