An American couple cleared on Sunday by a Qatari appeals court of wrongdoing in the death of their adopted daughter has been barred from leaving the Middle Eastern country just hours after they were told they were free to go.
Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case was challenged in the Delhi High Court by members of the victims` family who contended that the court failed to appreciate the large number of legally admissible evidence.
An anti-Sikh riots victim, who is on an indefinite fast against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar shot off a letter to PM urging him to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 pogrom.
A Pakistani anti-terrorism
court has dismissed the acquittal plea of three men arrested for their alleged links with Faisal Shahzad, jailed in the US for a botched car bomb attack in New York`s Times Square in May last year.
A Fast Track court here on Saturday sentenced one person to five years rigorous imprisonment on charge of arson and acquitted 14 others while disposing three cases related to the ethno-communal riot in Kandhamal district in 2008.
A lawyer defending the seven Pakistanis accused of involvement in the Mumbai attacks Monday claimed an 26/11 court`s verdict against Ajmal Kasab would result in the dropping of the main charge against his clients.