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I may be killed, fears Pakistani girl accused of blasphemy


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) "I'm scared," said Rimsa Masih, a teenaged Christian girl in Pakistan who faced a life sentence for allegedly buring pages of the Quran but has now ... Read more...

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BJP legislator, 31 others get life terms for Naroda Patiya carnage (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A special Gujarat court Friday sentenced Bharatiya Janata Party legislator and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani to 28 years in jail for her involvement in ... Read more...

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Apex court’s observations in Kasab case


August 29th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
The Supreme Court's observations while upholding the death sentence for Mumbai terror attack convict Ajmal Kasab:* The saddest and the most disturbing part of the case is that Kasab never showed ... Read more...

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Two President’s Bodyguards get life term for rape


August 24th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Two armymen, members of the President's Bodyguards, were Thursday sentenced to life term for gangraping a college girl here in 2003 by the Delhi High ... Read more...

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Russian faces jail for internet sex talk with minor


August 7th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) A Russian faces life in jail after he had a "cynical sex-related correspondence" on internet with an 11-year-old girl, RIA Novosti reported.The offence by the man ... Read more...

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Probe lapses not fatal to case if guilt proved: SC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said lapses in investigation cannot be exploited by an accused to his advantage if there is sufficient evidence to nail him ... Read more...

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Man jailed for 27 years for 1966 murder


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A convicted child killer has been sentenced to 27 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old girl in Britain 46 years ago.Yolande Waddington, who ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Bali bomb-maker jailed for 20 years


June 21st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) An Indonesian court Thursday sentenced the chief explosives maker for the 2002 Bali bombings - that killed 202 people - to 20 years in prison, BBC ... Read more...

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Dottie Sandusky takes witness stand at husband’s trial


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bellefonte, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Dottie Sandusky, Jerry Sandusky’s wife, has taken the witness stand on Tuesday to defend her husband against charges that he sexually abused several minors and teenagers at the ... Read more...

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Mubarak in coma but not clinically dead (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS) Former Egypt president Hosni Mubarak, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing protesters, has gone into coma and put on life support, but was ... Read more...

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Mubarak suffers heart attack: Lawyer


June 20th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ex-Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been transferred from his prison cell outside Cairo where he is serving a life sentence to a military hospital after ... Read more...

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Libya jails foreign mercenaries for helping Gaddafi


June 4th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Libyan military court Monday handed long prison terms to a group of Ukrainians, Belarusians and Russians accused of serving as mercenaries for slain leader ... Read more...

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Mubarak found guilty of role in protesters’ killings (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in the Egyptian capital sentenced the country's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday after finding him guilty of being involved in protestors' ... Read more...

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Ex-Egyptian president gets jail for life (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 2 (IANS) A court in Cairo sentenced Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak to life imprisonment Saturday for his involvement in protestors' killings during last year's uprising, BBC reported.Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes bill on sexual offences against kids


May 11th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a bill to protect children from sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography and to establish special courts for the speedy ... Read more...

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Bihar to move apex court against massacre case acquittal


April 18th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) Bihar will file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 people ... Read more...

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Protests in Bihar against acquittal of massacre accused


April 17th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 17 (IANS) Hundreds of people in Bihar took to the streets Tuesday against a Patna High Court verdict acquitting 23 men convicted for the 1996 massacre of 21 ... Read more...

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Pakistani prisoner Khalil Chisti steps out of jail


April 11th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, April 11 (IANS) Octogenarian Pakistani prisoner Mohammad Khalil Chisti, serving a life sentence for murder, stepped out of the Ajmer Central Jail in Rajasthan Wednesday on conditional bail, his ... Read more...

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Rajiv killer Nalini’s ‘A’ class prison facilities restored


March 15th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 15 (IANS) The Madras High Court Thursday restored 'A' class facilities in terms of food, drinking water and a bed to Nalini Sriharan who is serving a ... Read more...

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Russia introduces life sentence for drug dealers


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law a bill stipulating life sentences for selling drugs especially in large quantities, according to presidential website.The new ... Read more...

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Castration most befitting punishment for rapists: Court


February 17th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Castration is the most befitting punishment for a paedophile or serial rape offender, a Delhi court said while sentencing a rape convict to life sentence.Additional ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest outside Dikshit’s residence


February 16th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Over 200 people from the Sikh community gathered outside Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit's residence Thursday afternoon to protest the decision to commute the life ... Read more...

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Uzbek man admits plot to kill Obama


February 11th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 11 (IANS) A 22-year-old Uzbek national has pleaded guilty in a federal court to plotting to kill US President Barack Obama.Ulugbek Kodirov has been held without ... Read more...

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Three tribal youth get life terms for murder


February 8th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 8 (IANS) A court in Mizoram Wednesday sentenced three tribal youth to life terms for robbing and killing a couple belonging to their community in 2009, police said."The ... Read more...

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Moscow serial killer gets life for 16 murders


January 30th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Moscow City Court has handed down a life sentence to 32-year-old Vladimir Mirgorod for killing at least 16 people in Moscow between 2002 and ... Read more...

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Five rapists of minor get life term


January 28th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Saying that scientific evidence plays an important role in establishing guilt, a Delhi court Saturday sentenced five accused to life term for raping a minor ... Read more...

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Woman jailed for life for killing baby son


January 12th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) A British woman has been jailed for life for murdering her 15-month-old son and hiding his mummified body.Kimberley Hainey, 37, murdered her son Declan at a ... Read more...

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Ex-Cambodian anti-drug head gets life sentence


January 5th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Jan 5 (IANS) The former head of the Cambodian anti-drug agency and his two subordinates were Thursday sentenced to life in prison for money laundering.Lt. Gen. Moek Dara ... Read more...

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Accused in police officer’s 1992 killing arrested


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad Monday arrested Mohammed Najeeb Ahmed, an accused in the killing of a senior police officer in the city in 1992.Najeeb alias Mohammed Sikander ... Read more...

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China executes South African woman for drug smuggling


December 12th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
JOHANNESBURG (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese authorities on Monday executed a South African woman after she was earlier convicted of drug smuggling, the South African government confirmed. The woman had repeatedly claimed to ... Read more...

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Why not death to you, apex court asks Hawara


December 5th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to Jagtar Singh Hawara, convicted for involvement in the assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, on ... Read more...

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