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2002 Sardarpura riot: Guj HC upholds life for 17, acquits 14

2002 Sardarpura riot: Guj HC upholds life for 17, acquits 14

A division bench of Justices Harsha Devani and Biren Vaishnav confirmed the life sentence to 17 persons, but overturned the conviction of 14 others.

Morocco rapist of teen who took own life gets 20 years jail

Omar Arbib of the Moroccan Association of Human Rights told AFP that the accused on trial in the city of Marrakesh was found guilty of raping a minor and of group violence.

4 get life sentence for raping female defence official

The Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court Judge S S Gosavi yesterday held the four -- Deepak Jawale, Abhay Purey, Vijay Bade and Sunil Ekhande -- guilty of rape and slapped a fine of Rs five lakh on each one of them.

Multiple life sentences can't be directed to run consecutively, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the convicts in the cases of multiple murders could be awarded multiple life sentence but these could not be ordered to run consecutively as life sentence means life in jail for the rest of the convict's life.

Lifetime imprisonment sentenced to 5 men for murder

Five persons were today sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 21,500 imposed on each of them by a court here in a murder case.

Chad ex-dictator gets life sentence for crimes against humanity

The case, at the Extraordinary African Chambers (CAE) -- a special tribunal set up by the African Union under a deal with Senegal -- is the first time a country has prosecuted a former leader of another nation for rights abuses.

German bakery blast: Bombay HC commutes convict Himayat Baig's death sentence to life

German bakery blast: Bombay HC commutes convict Himayat Baig's death sentence to life

The court commuted Baig's sentence to life for possession of explosives, while acquitting him on the rest nine charges.

Florida top court overturns Spaniard`s death penalty

Florida's supreme court on Thursday overturned the conviction of a Spaniard sentenced to death for a triple murder in 1994, and ordered a retrial.

Uber rape case: Driver Shiv Kumar Yadav gets life sentence

An Uber cab driver held guilty of raping a passenger last year in an incident that sparked a nationwide debate on women's safety, has been sentenced to life in prison.

SIMI activist Abu Faisal awarded life imprisonment for killing an ATS jawan in 2009

A Bhopal Court on Saturday awarded life imprisonment to SIMI activist Abu Faisal in connection with the murder of Special Armed Force (SAF) constable Ghisiram Yadav at Khandwa in 2009. The court had on Friday held Faisal guilty of murder, criminal conspiracy, unlawful activities and illegal possession of arms in this case.