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Kathua Rape Case


Kathua rape-murder case: Mastermind moves HC for suspension of life term, case posted to Feb 24

February 04, 2022 3:37 am

Sanji Ram has moved the application under section 389 of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). Under this provision, an accused can approach the court for suspension of his sentence pending an appeal.

Kathua rape-murder case: HC suspends sentence, grants bail to former cop

December 25, 2021 10:24 pm

The court on December 21 suspended the remaining sentence and jail term of dismissed police sub-inspector Anand Dutta and ordered that he be released upon furnishing surety bonds.

Kathua rape-murder victim kin’s counsel: FIR against J&K lawyer for hurting religious sentiments

October 26, 2020 3:58 am

Earlier, Bajrang Dal activists held a demonstration outside Deepika Singh Rajawat’s residence and demanded action into the matter. They also lodged a complaint against her with the police.

Kathua gangrape case: No further adjournments in convicts’ appeals, says HC

January 23, 2020 11:51 am

. It also warned that it will not hesitate in appointing an advocate as amicus curiae in case the lawyers representing the parties do not appear on February 11, when the matter will be heard next.

Punjab and Haryana HC: No further adjournments in Kathua rape convicts’ appeals

January 23, 2020 4:44 am

While the court in its order has not recorded any reasons for its apparent disappointment with adjournments, a senior counsel who was present in court during the hearing said the lawyers of all parties were not present at the hearing.

Court orders FIR against Kathua rape investigators

October 23, 2019 8:58 am

The order is based on a complaint from three persons alleging torture during interrogation to “provide false evidence” against one of the accused, Vishal Jangotra, who was later acquitted in the case.

Kathua rape-murder case: J&K seeks death penalty for 3 main convicts in HC

August 03, 2019 7:24 am

The appeal seeks death penalty for the three main convicts — Sanji Ram, Deepak Khajuria and Parvesh Kumar — who were sentenced to life imprisonment by a Pathankot court on June 10.

Kathua rape-murder victim’s father moves HC: Death for main convicts

July 11, 2019 7:10 am

The Jammu and Kashmir administration is yet to take a decision over any appeal against Jangotra’s acquittal.

Kathua gangrape and murder case: High court admits former cop’s appeal against conviction

June 26, 2019 8:08 am

Submitting that there is only oral evidence against Raj in the case, his counsel further said the trial court had failed to take into consideration the defence plea that no recovery was made from him.

Punjab & Haryana HC agrees to hear Kathua convict’s appeal

June 26, 2019 3:44 am

Raj was sentenced to five years in prison by the Pathankot Sessions Court on June 10 for destruction of crucial evidence in the case. The court had also imposed a fine of Rs 50,000 on the convict.


'You cannot silence us': India demands justice in Kathua, Unnao rape cases

April 17, 2018 7:43 pm

Massive protests were organised across India recently demanding justice for the victims of Kathua and Unnao rape cases. While chilling details of the chargesheet in the Kathua rape case shook the nation, people were angry with Uttar Pradesh's government's inaction against the accused BJP MLA in Unnao rape case. He was later arrested by the CBI after the case was transferred to it.


Will the Kathua gangrape case prove to be PM Modi's undoing?

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

Will Kathua do damage of the sort of damage to Narendra Modi and the BJP that the Nirbhaya case did to Manmohan Singh and UPA-II?