With a BA degree with economics and geography as his major subjects, 42-year-old Chaudhary says it was not his first choice of work.
The bail plea of 26-year-old Abhishek Ghildiyal was rejected with the court observing that investigation of such offences was a “difficult” task for the investigating agency and that the case was at the initial stage
Sudhakar Dhar Dwivedi and Sudhakar Chaturvedi were granted bail on the surety of Rs five lakh each by special Judge SD Tekale. Both have been in custody since 2008 when they were arrested by the Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad.
Transferring the case, a special children’s court observed that the order passed by the principal magistrate of the JJB on August 16, 2016, which stated that two children in conflict with law can be tried as adults, was “not as per law”
The Juvenile Justice Board (Mumbai city) had in July 2014 ordered that both minors to be sent to the Nashik Borstal School for a period of three years, the maximum period permissible under the then Juvenile Justice Act, 2000.
Salem has said in his plea that he should be transferred to any jail in UP, including Varanasi, Lucknow, Allahabad or Azamgarh.
The cross-examination will continue on Monday.
While Khan (49) was arrested from Mumbai in 2010 when he was living under a fake identity of Hamza Khan, Merchant (63) was extradited the same year.
Abu Salem, extradited in 2005, had submitted that he was “unfairly treated” despite assurance by the then Deputy PM LK Advani to Portugal.
1993 Mumbai serial blasts case: The special court disposed of the application of Abu Salem seeking permission to marry.
On Thursday, the TADA court sentenced Taher Merchant and Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan to death, while sentencing Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan to life imprisonment. Riyaz Siddiqui, who had been found not guilty of conspiracy, was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment.
CBI officials said that since the hearing in the Sheena Bora case is currently underway with one of the main witnesses deposing, they will decide on the ED’s plea to interrogate her.
The victim’s mother, the complainant in the case, passed away during the course of the trial, before she could depose. The victim and her sister, both teenagers, deposed about the incident.
Dr Deepak Amarapurkar's body was found on Thursday in Worli, two days after he slipped into a manhole while wading through rainwater to reach his home in Prabhadevi on Tuesday when parts of the city received 315mm rainfall in a 12-hour period.
According to the statement given by 33-year-old Nawar to the police, she and her family stayed in the same building as the accused. At the time of the incident, her husband was on duty at the Local Arms Unit. Karanje was a constable at the Dadar police station.
The worst-hit areas were LBS Road in Kurla where sludge caused by the overflowing water of the Mithi river made the road slippery and a risky ride for two-wheelers.
On the Western Express Highway (WEH), one of the worst affected stretch of the road in Tuesday’s deluge, motorists locked their cars on the northbound lanes and walked home after being stuck in the static traffic for hours.
“We went outside to get a cab to go home in Titwala. The private ones showed a surge price of Rs 1,900 and were not available even when we were willing to pay. So we came back to the station hoping for the trains to start,” said Nazmin Khan, a resident.
Shashikala 'Baby' Patankar case: Forensic tests by two laboratories had concluded that the contraband seized by the Satara police from Kalokhe’s home in Kanheri village on March 9, 2015, was food additive sodium glutamate, popularly known as ajinomoto.
On April 21, the special CBI court had given directions to the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Sindhudurg district that he or she will be “empowered” to make suitable arrangements for recording evidence of the witness and submit a report to the court
Shahid, who has represented accused in terror cases including the July 11, 2011 serial train blasts and who was instrumental in the acquittal of two men in the 26/11 terror attack, was shot dead in his office at Taximen’s colony in Kurla on February 11, 2010.
The accused, including assistant police inspector Sachin Vaze, submitted through their advocate that they had made the application as they were not informed about the compliance.
At all major city railway stations, pointsmen such as Khan are stationed at various spots round the clock to ensure trains continue to run without hurdles.
“The Army did not let me down. I have faith in the Army and my colleagues who stood behind me throughout. It has never been in the tradition or ethos of the Army to let anyone down. Never once did I feel that I was out of the Army,” said Purohit
The police claimed that the accused, apart from Upadhyay, had “no motive” to murder his wife Hema and her lawyer Harish Bhambhani.
According to the accused, under the provisions of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act invoked against them, there was a need to refer the case for an independent review by a Reviewing Authority for the sanction to prosecute them.
“I told the police as soon as I was arrested that I am 17 years old, but they refused to believe me. They said I looked older than 18,” says the boy, now 20.
The TMT denied that the accident occurred due to rash and negligent driving.
The victim was shifted to an orphanage, where she continues to live as her parents didn’t take her back.
Waghela, during his deposition, said he continues to be employed at J J Hospital. He said he was a temporary worker when the incident took place.
Kadam was arrested in 2015 with the CID claiming that he misappropriated funds of Lokshahir Annabhau Sathe Magasvargiya Vikas Mahamandal, which he headed as the chairman.
NCRB data of 2015 shows Maharashtra reported maximum cases (13,921) of crime against children in the country. It also ranked highest in rape cases of children (2,231) and sexual harassment of minors (1,043) .
According to the chargesheet filed by the Mumbai Police Crime Branch, the women, aged 23 and 21, have instead given details in their statements of the alleged abuse by their parents.
In his application filed before the special court Saturday, Salem said his case was “entirely different” from other convicts as he had been extradited as per a treaty between Portugal and India.
The special court had allowed his plea of pardon on June 20, 2016 with the condition that he make a full disclosure as a prosecution witness.
New GR does not mention teams that included police, psychiatrists, medical officers at taluka level