August 08, 2018 3:18 am
Salem (46), presently lodged at the Taloja Central Prison, in his petition stated that after his conviction, he had filed an application for parole before the Divisional Commissioner, Konkan region, on the ground of his own marriage as he was in love with a woman and intended to marry her
August 07, 2018 3:25 pm
Salem wants to marry Kausar Bahar, a resident of Mumbra area in Thane district. In his petition, Salem said he is lodged in jail since November 2005 and should be allowed to maintain family and social ties. Salem did not mention the date when he intends to marry.
June 13, 2018 2:52 am
Abu Salem had written to Portugal embassy alleging violations of his extradition treaty.
June 12, 2018 4:57 am
After seeking extradition under the United Nations Convention on Suppression of Terrorism of 2000 and signing the treaty with the Portuguese, India brought back Abu Salem. Salem was extradited from Lisbon in 2005.
June 08, 2018 1:50 am
The judge observed that Salem indulged in extending threats and extortion, and had previously been involved in several cases. "Therefore, he deserves severe punishment of such a magnitude that the same should be a lesson for the convict and an alarming lesson for others,” judge said
June 07, 2018 2:56 pm
The court passed the order after hearing arguments on sentence by the prosecution and the defence lawyers. It had convicted Salem in the case on May 26.
May 27, 2018 1:45 am
The court acquitted the other accused — Chanchal Mehta, Majid Khan, Pawan Kumar Mittal and Mohammad Ashraf — citing lack of evidence against them. One of the accused, Sajjan Kumar Soni, died during the trial.
May 26, 2018 7:39 pm
Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sehrawat held Salem guilty of extortion and criminal intimidation and put up the matter for hearing arguments on quantum of sentence on July 21.
November 21, 2017 2:38 pm
Abu Salem, who is lodged in a jail in Mumbai, was brought to Lucknow for a hearing in connection with a fake passport case.
September 09, 2017 5:41 am
Abu Salem, extradited in 2005, had submitted that he was “unfairly treated” despite assurance by the then Deputy PM LK Advani to Portugal.
September 07, 2017 5:42 pm