January 24, 2019 3:32 am
A bench granted bail to the four convicts — Umeshbhai Surabhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Padmendrasinh Jaswantsinh Rajput and Harshad alias Mungda Jila Govind Chhara Parmar.
April 22, 2018 2:17 am
Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani on Saturday said that she could not imagine that she would be convicted by the trial court in the Naroda Patiya massacre of 2002, as the witnesses were “tutored”.
April 22, 2018 2:18 am
The High Court has held that Kodnani’s conviction was based on “inferences, conjectures and surmises, and not on substantive evidence led by the witnesses”.
April 21, 2018 8:03 am
A three-time MLA from Naroda constituency, Kodnani became Minister of State for Women and Child Development in 2007 but had to resign after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT summoned her in 2009.
April 21, 2018 7:40 am
After she was arrested by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case, Kodnani and her family isolated themselves from public interactions.
April 21, 2018 8:00 am
Eyewitnesses who testified live in fear, allege injustice by government
April 20, 2018 7:12 pm
Naroda Patiya massacre case: A division bench of the Gujarat High Court on Friday acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. It found Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi guilty and upheld his conviction.
April 20, 2018 10:19 am
Former BJP leader Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and 29 others were convicted in 2012 by a special trial court.
August 31, 2017 8:57 am
While all the convicts have appealed against their convictions, the SIT has filed petitions for enhancing sentences of three convicts, including former Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi.
June 09, 2017 5:07 am
On Wednesday, the bench had passed an order about their visit and had directed prosecution lawyers to maintain confidentiality.