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Kerala POCSO court awards 3 life terms, besides 26-year-imprisonment, to man for rape and murder of seven-year-old niece
India

Kerala POCSO court awards 3 life terms, besides 26-year-imprisonment, to man for rape and murder of seven-year-old niece

A POCSO court awarded three life sentences, besides 26 years of rigorous imprisonment, to a 25-year-old man, who brutally raped and murdered his seven-year-old niece.

SC dismisses plea for more time to surrender by Saravana Bhavan owner P Rajagopal, who faces life term in murder case
India

SC dismisses plea for more time to surrender by Saravana Bhavan owner P Rajagopal, who faces life term in murder case

The founder of South Indian food chain 'Saravana Bhavan' was to surrender on 7 July to serve life term for murdering an employee in October 2001 to marry his wife.

Rampal gets life imprisonment in 2014 murder case; Hisar court sentences 13 followers along with religious leader
India

Rampal gets life imprisonment in 2014 murder case; Hisar court sentences 13 followers along with religious leader

Two murder cases were registered against Rampal in November 2014 for holding captive and later killing two women.

Mandsaur rape case: Both convicts shifted to Ujjain Central Jail, says prison official Sunil Sharma
India

Mandsaur rape case: Both convicts shifted to Ujjain Central Jail, says prison official Sunil Sharma

An eight-year-old girl was abducted when she was waiting for her father outside her school in Mandsaur and gang-raped. The accused were sentenced to death on 21 August.

Egypt court quashes one of Mohamed Morsi life sentences: lawyer
World

Egypt court quashes one of Mohamed Morsi life sentences: lawyer

An Egyptian appeals court on Tuesday quashed one of two life sentences handed down against ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi since his 2013 overthrow, his lawyer and a judicial source said.

Egyptian court cancels life sentences to Mohamed Morsi in espionage case
World

Egyptian court cancels life sentences to Mohamed Morsi in espionage case

An Egyptian court on Tuesday cancelled the life sentences handed out to former president Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood chief Mohamed Badie along with 15 other leaders of the banned group in an espionage case and ordered a retrial.

Supreme Court refuses to exempt 92-year-old man from life sentence
India

Supreme Court refuses to exempt 92-year-old man from life sentence

A 92-year-old 'bed ridden' man will finally have to go to jail with the SC refusing to grant him any exemption from surrendering before the police.

Mumbai triple blasts: Prime suspect Muzammil Ansari gets life sentence
India

Mumbai triple blasts: Prime suspect Muzammil Ansari gets life sentence

A Mumbai Special Court on Wednesday gave life sentence to three of the accused for the 2002-03 triple bombings in Mumbai.

'No undue sympathy': Delhi court gives life term to man who raped differently-abled woman
India

'No undue sympathy': Delhi court gives life term to man who raped differently-abled woman

A man, who was held guilty of deceitfully marrying and raping a differently-abled woman, has been sent to life imprisonment by a Delhi court which said he ravished the victim physically and mentally knowing well that she was totally dependent upon him.

Bombay HC upholds life sentence of four for murdering Muslim couple during 1992 riots
Mumbai

Bombay HC upholds life sentence of four for murdering Muslim couple during 1992 riots

The Bombay High Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence awarded to four persons for murdering a Muslim couple during the 1992 communal riots in Mumbai, while observing that the prosecution proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.

US: Indian-American student sentenced to life for stabbing friend
World

US: Indian-American student sentenced to life for stabbing friend

A 25-year-old Indian-American engineering student has been sentenced to life in prison by a US court for fatally stabbing his friend after allegedly finding

SC upholds life sentence to six accused in Manjunath murder case
India

SC upholds life sentence to six accused in Manjunath murder case

The Supreme Court upheld the life imprisonment awarded to six men, including the owner of a petrol pump, for the murder of Indian Oil Corporation executive Manjunath.

Egyptian activist laughs and claps as court sentences him to life in jail
World

Egyptian activist laughs and claps as court sentences him to life in jail

An Egyptian court sentenced prominent activist Ahmed Douma to life in prison on Wednesday, judicial sources said, part of a sustained crackdown on Islamist and liberal government opponents.

Machil fake encounter case: Army has done justice, says Parrikar
India

Machil fake encounter case: Army has done justice, says Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said the army had done justice by awarding life sentence to five soldiers for a fake gun battle in Kashmir that killed three civilians.

SC restrains states from giving remission to convicts serving life sentence
India

SC restrains states from giving remission to convicts serving life sentence

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence and sought their response whether the Centre's nod was needed for the purpose in cases prosecuted by central agencies like CBI.

Indian-origin woman guilty of husband's murder, gets life sentence
World

Indian-origin woman guilty of husband's murder, gets life sentence

Shriya Bimal Patel was convicted on Monday of dousing her husband Biman Patel in gasoline and setting him on fire in 2012.

SC defers plea against release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi murder case
India

SC defers plea against release of convicts in Rajiv Gandhi murder case

A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam adjourned the case.

Freeing Rajiv's killers: Why Jaya's regional blinkers can end her PM dreams
Politics

Freeing Rajiv's killers: Why Jaya's regional blinkers can end her PM dreams

What is astounding about Jayalalithaa's decision to free the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case is not just the alacrity but the nonchalance with which she announced such a momentuous decision.

LIVE: SC restrains TN from freeing Rajiv Gandhi killers
India

LIVE: SC restrains TN from freeing Rajiv Gandhi killers

Tracking live updates around the TN government's controversial decision to free the 7 men convicted of assassinating Rajiv Gandhi.