Sadaf Modak

Articles By Sadaf Modak

Death of labourer: Court acquits contractor after prosecution fails to examine witnesses

In 2009, a hostel for working women was being constructed at Siddharth Colony in Chembur.

Sexual abuse case: Mumbai Court directs boy’s family to repay compensation with 10% interest

The child’s family was given Rs 1 lakh as compensation on July 21, 2017, under Manodhairya, the Maharashtra government’s scheme for victims of child sexual abuse, rape and acid attacks.

Bhima-Koregaon violence: In plea before inquiry panel, Ekbote says Jaystambh should be handed over to Army

On January 1 each year, lakhs of people, including members of the Dalit community, visit the Jaystambh, or war memorial, to commemorate the Battle of Bhima Koregaon, in which a British Army with a contingent of Mahars defeated the Peshwa regime in 1818.

Accused motivated by idea of Hindu Rashtra: Chargesheet

The ATS is the third agency after the CBI and the Karnataka SIT to name the Sanatan Sanstha in a chargesheet. While the CBI has named the Sanstha in the Narendra Dabholkar murder case, Karnataka SIT has named the organisation in its chargesheet in the killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh.

Fake encounters: Prosecution was not able to establish many links of evidence to prove offence, says CBI

On Wednesday, Special Public Prosecutor BP Raju blamed delay in investigation and the 12-year-long gap between the incident and the deposition of witnesses for affecting the evidence against the accused.

Fake encounter: Cop who shot Tulsiram; Fired in self-defence

The CBI has claimed that Pandya, who was on leave during the said period, was directed by IPS officer D G Vanzara — an accused in the case who has been discharged by the court — to cancel his leave and join the team for the encounter.

Sohrabuddin, Prajapati encounter cases: Court questions CBI claims, points to ‘gaps’

In less than two hours, Special Public Prosecutor B P Raju concluded his submissions against the 22 accused facing trial, summarising the evidence given by 210 prosecution witnesses, 92 of which have turned hostile.

Nirav Modi tells court: ‘Being compared to Ravan, worried about my security’

Nirav Modi told the court that he had not fled the country under “suspicious circumstances” as has been claimed by ED.

In Mumbai, pendency rate of crime cases against women is 94.1 per cent

The data shows that till 2016, the latest available national crime record, Mumbai had 14,715 pending cases of crimes against women.

Mumbai: Woman arrested for marrying minor

Since November 17, the woman has been in jail along with her five-month-old daughter.

Gujarat: 12 accused in Haren Pandya murder case seek Sohrabuddin witness deposition

The 12 accused have sought the deposition of the witness, Azam Khan, an Udaipur-based gangster, and will be referring to it during their submissions in the hearing before the apex court.

Murder over inter-caste relationship: Make girl’s father an accused, says prosecutor

The prosecutor’s plea stated that the woman’s father had got his two daughters married when they were children and also taken the complainant forcefully from the house of deceased and sent her to the house of person whom she had married when she was a child.

Sohrabuddin, Tulsiram ‘encounter’ cases: Junior officers falsely implicated due to political motive, rivalry among seniors, says accused

All IPS officers among the 38 initially booked as accused have been discharged from the case. The current 22 accused include officials who held the ranks of police constables, sub-inspectors, assistant inspectors, inspectors and a deputy superintendent.

Fake encounter case: CBI closes evidence, Tulsiram’s mother among witnesses not examined

Special Public Prosecutor B P Raju submitted a written statement before Judge S J Sharma, stating that the prosecution has completed its evidence and would not be examining any more witnesses.

Mumbai 1993 blasts case: CBI files chargesheet against Shaikh

The agency has alleged that Shaikh attended the conspiracy meeting in January-February 1993 in Dubai, where other convicted accused, including the late Mustafa Dossa, Firoz Khan and others, were present.

Tulsiram Prajapati encounter: Amit Shah, 3 IPS officers among main conspirators, say probe officer

Amit Shah, Kataria, Dinesh M N, Pandiyan and Vanzara —- who were all named as accused in the case —- were discharged by the trial court between 2014 and 2017.

Explained: Maharashtra scheme for rape victims, with provision to withdraw compensation

The Manodhairya Yojana scheme provides for financial support to and rehabilitation of victims of rape, child sexual abuse and acid attacks.

Sohrabuddin Shaikh case: 22 accused didn’t have a motive to kill him, says chief investigating officer

Of the 22 accused, 21 are policemen from Gujarat, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh.

Maharashtra: Court orders recovery of compensation given to ‘rape’ victim after she turns hostile

According to the FIR, in September 2014, the accused took her to his uncle’s house and had sexual intercourse after promising to marry her. The victim had said the accused had initially proposed marriage but as his parents were not ready, he backed off and, hence, she lodged the complaint.

PNB fraud: Interpol notice on way, Mehul Choksi seeks to make video statement

Lawyers file fresh applications, tell court he is ill, will return to India in three months if his health improves