The case came up in Special Court after police started sending notices to the accused to join the investigation, following which the accused applied for anticipatory bail. Since April, four accused have been granted anticipatory bail in the case.
The CBI sought three days remand of three accused — Quddusi, B P Yadav and Vishwanath Agarwala — saying that they “showed non-coperation” and that Quddusi “obtained installment of gratification” from one of the accused. The judge sent all six accused to judicial custody.
The court said that even for the sake of argument, if it is held that CWC has powers to impose the compensation by virtue of two orders, it is required to “at least” follow the principles of “natural justice”.
The complaint — equivalent to a chargesheet — filed before Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma, also named alleged hawala dealer Mohammed Aslam Wani, on whose statement the ED registered a case against him. Both are in judicial custody.
The counsel for the accused had based his argument on this report, stating that “no case of rape” was made out since there was no evidence of external injury, bleeding or tear, and the hymen remained “intact”.
The notice was issued after a committee on “Media reporting in courts — balancing free press, fair trial and integrity of judicial proceedings”, constituted by the acting Chief Justice, deliberated on this issue on August 31
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The school submitted that she was given a job as a guest teacher on contract, and her salary was to be based on the number of classes she taught. She was re-engaged every year. In 2015, when the school reopened after winter break on January 15, she came to school for three days and then stopped.
Appearing for The Leela, lawyer Madhav Khurana said there have been multiple visits, and that all his client is asking is for the suite to be de-sealed. He added that any exhibits recovered from the room can be kept in a separate area.
The agency had arrested the Tyagi brothers and Khaitan in December last year. This was the first time that a military chief — retired or serving — was arrested in a probe into alleged corruption in defence procurement.
The woman had approached police and filed a rape complaint on August 20, 2016, alleging that Ratan, also a PhD student, took her to his hostel room on the pretext of giving her a copy of the movie, Sairat. She alleged that he offered her a drink which was spiked and raped her after she fell unconscious.
Following a story in The New York Times of an alleged murder in the village that was hushed up, people avoid speaking to “strangers”. Nobody seems to have read the article, but they all agree a woman died, and the matter was “settled”.
The Additional Sessions judge rejected the plea, stating that there are “chances of witness being influenced and evidences being tampered” after ED submitted that the investigation is at a “critical stage” and the sources of funds in Shah’s bank account has to be “ascertained”
Utkal Express: Doctor Mansoor Ul-Haq, who runs a clinic from his home in Nayi Abadi village, said he got 50 patients before the first ambulance arrived in Khatauli to take injured passengers to hospitals.
Utkal Express derailment: The Kalinga Utkal Express went off the rails on a single track that connects Meerut to Haridwar. The line runs between two villages, Jagat Colony and Nayi Abadi. Some 25 trains go past the villages every day on average, local people said.
According to the court, testimonies of the girls revealed that there was some “quarrel” in the family. Moreover, the accused was a notorious criminal and the girls were asked to give a “false statement” so he could be kept in jail, the judge said.
It also ordered the driver to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to the legal heirs of the deceased. The driver had rammed into many shops and hit the victim at M B Road, Mehrauli, around 2 am on November 1-2 in 2001.
“There is a park nearby where I play, but since last month, I have not been able to play there as we came to know that some are building a community centre there... We are very sad,” she wrote in the letter, drawing a ‘sad’ face next to it.
Duty Magistrate Pankaj Sharma allowed the ED to question Wani till August 20. During the proceedings, advocate M S Khan, appearing for Wani, opposed the plea and moved an application, alleging that ED officials compelled the accused to sign documents
Additional Sessions Judge Ashwini Kumar Sarpal, while hearing a 2015 case, said that “vague” and unspecified allegations made against the accused — that he had misbehaved with the victim by giving blow on her back — is “not sufficient” to “invoke” provisions of POCSO Act against him.