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Shakti Mills gang-rape case: Three repeat offenders get death, life term for one

A sessions court on Friday awarded death sentence to three convicts for gang-raping a photojournalist at the Shakti Mills Compound here last year.

Shakti Mills rape: No relief to convicts from HC on new charge

In setback to 3 convicts in photojournalist`s rape case, Bombay High Court refused to interfere with sessions court`s decision to frame charge for repeat rape, which can attract death penalty.

Shakti Mills gang-rape convicts challenge framing of death sentence charge

Three convicts in the Shakti Mills photojournalist gang-rape case have approached the Bombay High Court challenging the framing of charge against them under section 376 (e) of the IPC which provides for death sentence.

Shakti Mills gang rape case adjourned till Wednesday

A Mumbai court Tuesday adjourned hearing in the photojournalist gang rape case till Wednesday after the defence lawyer decided to move Bombay High Court, challenging the enhanced charges against three common convicts for repeat offences.

Sentencing in Mumbai photojournalist gang-rape case postponed till Tuesday

A Mumbai sessions court on Monday postponed the sentencing in the infamous photojournalist gang-rape case till tomorrow while also accepting the prosecution`s appeal to add IPC section 376 (E) against the three common accused.

Shakti Mills gang-rape case: Life imprisonment for all 4 convicts

Nearly eight months after the gang-rape of a telephone operator in the abandoned Shakti Mills compound in Mumbai, a sessions court sentenced four persons convicted in the case to life imprisonment.

Shakti Mills rape cases: Verdict to come March 20

Barely 7 months after a Mumbai woman journalist was gang-raped in the deserted Shakti Mills complex, a court here Saturday completed its hearing in the case and wil pronounce the verdict March 20.

Mumbai safe? 229 rapes, 8 gangrapes recorded in 8 months

Mumbai city has witnessed 237 rapes, including eight gangrapes till August this year, with police saying that in most cases, the victims knew the accused, majority of whom were either "friends and lovers" or neighbours.