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Jessica Lall murder case: Delhi HC tells govt to reconsider Manu Sharma’s release request

As per Manu Sharma’s petition, he is eligible for premature release as he has already served 15 years in jail without remission, and over 20 years with remission.

Jessica Lall killer Manu Sharma's plea for early release rejected by Delhi govt panel

Manu Sharma is serving a life sentence for shooting and killing model Jessica Lall at a restaurant in 1999.


19 years of Jessica Lall murder case: A look back

Manu Sharma was convicted by the Delhi High Court in 2006 and was sentenced to life imprisonment. The sentencing was upheld by the Supreme Court in 2010.

How and when a convicted prisoner can be granted premature release

As the possibility of premature release for Jessica Lall murder convict heads for review, a look at the circumstances under which it is possible

First Take: Endless Night

The case that changed the culture: The Jessica Lall case was like a movie with an ensemble cast, so many other people’s futures were derailed by a few moments of unthinking recklessness.

Asaram gets life term: Here are other cases when women didn't bow down to the powerful

Asaram convicted: Even though India ranks 135 out of 147 countries on women empowerment in the United Nations Human Development Index, there have been rare instances when women have single-handedly fought for justice against people with power and have managed to get their conviction.


Jessica Lall murder case: Satyendar Jain postpones meet to review sentence of Tihar prisoners

Manu Sharma, son of former Union Minister Venod Sharma, was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Delhi High Court in December 2006 for killing Jessica Lall at a restaurant in 1999.

Jessica Lall's sister 'forgives' Manu Sharma, cop who investigated murder says she has 'no locus standi'

"I was the one who fought all these years for my sister. I was an observer in the court. There are those who say I have let down a lot of people but you cannot spend your entire life carrying baggage," Sabrina Lall added.

Sabrina Lal: No objection if Jessica killer Manu Sharma released from jail; have moved on

Jessica Lal case: Media reports said in a letter to the welfare office of Tihar jail, Sabrina mentioned that she had no objection to the release of Siddharth Vashishta alias Manu Sharma as he had spent 15 years in prison.

From Jessica Lal’s case to Sohrabuddin Sheikh’s, why witness protection in India remains vexed

The Delhi government notified a witness protection scheme on July 31, 2015. On February 7, 2017, MoS (Home) Hansraj Ahir told Rajya Sabha there was no consensus on witness protection, and law and order is a state subject.