October 01, 2018 4:22 pm
In Sweden, rape is punishable by a minimum of two years and a maximum of six years in prison. Prosecutor Christina Voigt had demanded three years in prison for Arnault, who is married to a Swedish Academy member.
May 09, 2016 8:30 am
Rakesh Vasava was admitted to the hospital on May 5 and in the wee hours of Sunday, he allegedly hanged himself from the bathroom pipe of the hospital.
January 22, 2014 1:39 am
Bansi Lal, a resident of Rae Bareli was convicted of rape and sentenced to 10-years rigorous imprisonment in 2008.
December 24, 2013 1:09 am
Devthariya has been lodged in Rajkot Central Jail and was present in the court when the judgment was pronounced.
April 10, 2013 12:35 pm
President had recently rejected the convict's mercy petition,which had been pending for 14 years.
April 06, 2013 3:26 pm
Dharampal had murdered the victim and four members of her family while out on parole in 1993
March 31, 2012 2:50 pm
After hearing the sentence,Kallu lost his temper and threatened to kill the judge and the court staff,police said.
December 13, 2011 3:31 am
The Gujarat High Court has ordered to release a rape convict after the victim told the the court she had had an affair with the convict at the time of the incident and that even after his conviction,they got married and had a child.
February 01, 2011 7:19 pm
A bench of Justices Altamas Kabir and A K Pathak refused to show any leniency to the convict.
September 13, 2010 5:32 am
Dismissing the appeal of a rape convict seeking reduction of punishment,the Bombay High Court recently held that having dependents cannot be an excuse to seek leniency in punishment for a crime and more so in a crime against women,that too rape.