A 23-year-old youth has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for beating to death a man who was having illicit relations with his mother, by a Delhi court which held that he "lost his self-control" and committed the crime due to "sudden and grave provocation".
A court here has dismissed the plea of former Delhi Police inspector Sardar Puran Singh, an alleged aide of multi-crore fake stamp paper scam kingpin Abdul Karim Telgi, seeking production of files pertaining to over a decade-old case.
The father and elder brother of a man, who was allegedly attacked with a knife and thrown off a roof by them, have been acquitted of the charge of attempting to murder him by a Delhi court after the victim turned hostile.
A youth was stabbed by unidentified people in Ambedkar Nagar area Tuesday and his relatives alleged that the delay by policemen in rushing him to a hospital cost him his life. The police refuted the allegation.
A 22-year-old youth, who was held guilty of grievously injuring his neighbour by stabbing him with a knife, has been released on probation by a Delhi court which granted him an opportunity to reform and rehabilitate.
A Delhi court has discharged a man and his parents of allegations of subjecting his wife to cruelty for dowry, holding there was no evidence to show she was harassed by her in-laws just before her death.
A man, awarded a seven-year jail term by a trial court for raping a minor, has been acquitted in the 15-year-old case by the Delhi High Court which held that physical relations between them were consensual.
Observing that acid attack is one of the most horrifying forms of gender-based violence which is increasing in the country, a Delhi court has awarded life imprisonment to a man for throwing acid on his lover, leading to her death.
Two persons, one of them a B.Sc student, have been arrested for allegedly being part of an interstate gang involved in the distribution of illegal weapons with seven sophisticated firearms having been seized from the duo.
A woman, facing trial for five years on charges of possessing two cartons of illicit liquor bottles, has been acquitted by a Delhi court which pulled up the police for not probing the case properly and said "tampering" with the case property cannot be ruled out.
Expressing concern over increasing crime against senior citizens who become vulnerable targets as they live alone, a court here awarded life imprisonment to four people for dacoity and killing a 76-year-old man.