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Tandoor murder case


After 23 year fight, former Delhi Police head constable to get his due

March 06, 2021 7:29 am

Former Delhi Police head constable Abdul Nazir Kunju’s testimony was crucial to the case against Delhi Youth Congress president Sushil Sharma, who was convicted for killing his wife Naina Sahni and burning her body in a restaurant tandoor.

29 years after tandoor murder case, Sushil walks out of jail

December 22, 2018 12:34 am

Sushil Kumar Sharma was sentenced to death for killing wife Naina Sahni in 1995 and later trying to dispose of her body by burning it in a tandoor. His sentence was later commuted to life imprisonment.

1995 Tandoor murder case: Delhi HC orders immediate release of convict Sushil Sharma

December 21, 2018 4:28 pm

On Wednesday, the court had expressed displeasure over Sharma's stay in jail and asked authorities whether a person could be allowed to be kept in prison indefinitely for the offence of murder, even if he has already served the sentence

Tandoor murder case: Can one be in jail indefinitely, asks Delhi High Court

December 19, 2018 3:45 am

A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul and Justice Sangita Dhingra Sehgal said it was concerned over the human rights of the prisoner, and called the issue very serious.

Tandoor murder case: Cop got death threats, says officer who led probe

March 06, 2021 5:59 am

Delhi Youth Congress president Sushil Sharma was burning the body of his wife, Naina Sahni, in the tandoor of the restaurant after killing her in the evening, the book, The Tandoor Murder, recalls.

Tandoor murder case: Cop first to crime scene recalls that night in 1995

September 16, 2015 1:23 am

Abdul Nazir Kunju recalls how events unfolded on the night of July 2, 1995. He was posted at Connaught Place police station and on night duty.

After 20 years, Tandoor murder case convict out on parole

September 16, 2015 1:23 am

Twenty years after he was sent to jail for the murder of his wife, former Congress youth leader Sushil Kumar Sharma is set to walk free, with the Delhi High Court allowing him to be released on unconditional parole till a final decision on his release is taken.