It takes years to deliver justice here. But a few people are glad as such delays suit them the best. Special treatment and privileges make their lives rosier and they make the most of their treasured celebrity status!
Taiwan`s ailing ex-president Chen Shui-bian was freed from prison on medical parole Monday after serving six years of a 20-year sentence for graft, as political leaders called for reconciliation on the deeply divided island.
Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, was on Friday granted parole for 30 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams.
Troubled Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who is currently in Pune's Yerwada jail, has reportedly appealed for a 14-day furlough. It has been reported that the 55-year-old actor has applied for the leave, with reasons best known to him.
A suspected Indian Mujahideen operative, who along with others is facing trial in the September 2008 Delhi serial blasts case, has been denied custody parole by a court here which observed that one of the witnesses had identified him as the person who had allegedly planted a bomb.
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the city police's response on a plea of suspected Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front (JKIF) militant, serving life term in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case, for three months' parole to find a match for his daughter.
An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island was sentenced today to 20 years in US prison but will be eligible for early release on parole, an acknowledgement by prosecutors of the years he spent behind bars in Cuba.
Sushil Kumar Sharma, serving life term for the murder of his wife Naina Sahni in 1995 and burning the body in a tandoor on Wednesday withdrew his plea from the Delhi High Court seeking three months parole for attending his ailing mother.
Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, has been granted parole for 15 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams.
The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on the parole plea of Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing ramp model Jessica Lall in 1999, to appear for his post-graduation exams in Human Rights and to submit his thesis on the subject.
The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought a response from the city police on the parole plea of Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, who is undergoing life term for killing Jessica Lall in 1999, to appear for his exams in post-graduation in Human Rights.
Sanjay Dutt`s parole extension has brought forward more criticism for the star from his own fraternity. On being asked about Sanjay Dutt`s parole extension, superstar Aamir Khan said that no special treatment should be given to anyone.
As a number of people fume over the extension of Sanjay Dutt`s parole again, a loud noise is being created all over the social media over the privileged treatment the actor has been a receiving from the authorities.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Wednesday defended extension of parole of actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted in the 1993 Bombay serial blasts case, saying the action was taken as per law and no rules were violated.