Rape and Murder

Orissa High Court to take up Kangula death penalty case

Orissa High Court will take up the case of death penalty awarded in the Kangula minor girl rape and murder case on Thursday.

published on : 5th September 2019

Telangana teen girl raped, murdered by 28-year-old man she met via Facebook

The girl was in touch with 28-year-old Yenugu Naveen Reddy who took her to a secluded place and tried to rape her. When she resisted his advances, he reportedly smashed her head with a boulder.

published on : 29th August 2019

Unnao case: BJP MLA sympathises with Kuldeep Sengar in his 'difficult times', party distances itself from comment

Days after Sengar, a four-time legislator, was expelled from the Bharatiya Janata Party, Hardoi MLA Ashish Singh Ashu was caught on camera, hoping Sengar comes out of jail soon.

published on : 3rd August 2019

Unnao rape survivor's treatment to continue in Lucknow; SC moves her jailed uncle to Tihar

SC also ordered the immediate shifting of survivor’s uncle Mahesh Singh from Rae Bareli jail to Tihar jail, while instructing the media houses not to disclose her name either directly or indirectly.

published on : 2nd August 2019

SC upholds death in Coimbatore rape and murder case

Though the children were kidnapped for ransom, the girl was sexually assaulted. They were poisoned and thrown into the PAP Canal near Udumalpet. 

published on : 2nd August 2019

Pune Wipro techie's rape-cum-murder convicts get 35 years in jail

HC verdict comes after the President rejected the clemency plea. But since the punishment was not executed, the death verdict was commuted to 35 years in jail.

published on : 29th July 2019

Kerala man given three life terms, 26 years RI for raping and murdering seven-year-old girl

Even though the prosecutor had sought for the death penalty, the judge has declared that after considering the age of the defendant he is being excused from the death penalty.

published on : 17th July 2019

Trail of juvenile in Kathua gangrape and murder case from Monday

The crime branch petition had stated that the chief judicial magistrate in Kathua erred in accepting the accused's claim of being a juvenile.

published on : 14th July 2019

Rohtak gangrape, murder case: SC stays execution of seven death row convicts

The Punjab and Haryana High Court had recently upheld the trial court's decision to award capital punishment to the convicts for the heinous offence and also enhanced the fine imposed on them.

published on : 4th July 2019

'Poetic justice' must be done for 'devilish' Kathua crime, evidence points to 'definite guilt' of accused: Court

Commenting on the defence's plea terming the probe as defective, the judge said circumstantial evidence is complete in itself and that defence failed to rebut the strong motive behind the rape.

published on : 17th June 2019

Kathua verdict: Court did not rely on prosecution eyewitnesses while acquitting Vishal

District and sessions judge Tejwinder Singh relied on the statement of the landlady of Vishal that he was in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh where he was studying in a college.

published on : 16th June 2019

Kathua verdict: Judge flags lacunae in probe as accused Vishal Jangotra gets away

In his 432-page judgment, district and sessions judge Tejwinder Singh underlined big lacunae in investigation.

published on : 12th June 2019

‘It proves judiciary does not come under pressure’: Lawyer Deepika Rajawat welcomes Kathua verdict

Deepika braved threats and harassments from her colleagues and community members the day she appeared at the Jammu court on behalf of the victim’s family.

published on : 11th June 2019

Kathua rape and murder: Social boycott adds to plight of victim's family

Rasana village, where the family lived, has ostracized them and enforced a social boycott, forcing them to leave their land forever.

published on : 11th June 2019

Police may challenge sole acquittal in Kathua gang rape and murder case: IGP

The court acquitted seventh accused Vishal, the son of main accused Sanji Ram, giving him the 'benefit of doubt', said Farooqi Khan, who represented the victim's family in the court.

published on : 11th June 2019
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