August 16, 2021 6:55 am
Sabrina Lall, in her early fifties, was ailing for long and was suffering from cirrhosis of the liver.
August 17, 2021 8:32 am
A look back at the murder, and the twists and turns during a trial that caught the public imagination.
January 22, 2019 1:31 am
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.
January 21, 2019 6:56 am
The plea sought setting aside of a December 7, 2018, order of the competent authority, which cited “interest of justice”, while accepting rejection of his premature release in the minutes of meetings of Sentence Review Board.
July 28, 2018 2:55 am
While Sushil Sharma, a former youth Congress president, has been in jail for around 23 years for murdering his wife Naina Sahni, which later came to be known as the ‘tandoor murder case’, Manu Sharma, son of former Haryana minister Vinod Sharma, had shot dead model Jessica Lall at a restaurant in 1999.
April 24, 2018 6:51 pm
The case continued to hit the headlines long after the murder when Sharma was acquitted by a trial court in February 2006. Following a nationwide public outcry against the incident, the Delhi High Court took up the case through a fast-track trial that ended in his conviction on murder charges.
April 24, 2018 4:27 pm
The board was to consider Manu Sharma's release. Last month, Jessica Lall's sister Sabrina Lall wrote a letter to Tihar Jail authorities, saying that she had no objection to his release.
January 10, 2016 3:15 am
The Supreme Court has quashed a perjury case initiated against a ballistic expert who was accused of helping Manu Sharma and others secure an acquittal in the trial court in the 1999 Jessica Lall murder case.
April 26, 2015 2:47 am
Only close relatives attended low-key ceremony in Chandigarh last week.
January 09, 2014 4:59 pm
Manu Sharma was sentenced to life imprisonment in 2006,that was upheld by SC in 2010.