`Batman` theater shooter begins life sentences

James Holmes was led out of a Colorado courtroom in shackles Wednesday to begin serving consecutive life sentences with no possibility of parole for the shooting deaths of 12 people in a packed "Batman" movie premiere three years ago.

Bombay HC upholds life term given to man for killing pregnant wife

The Bombay High Court has upheld the life sentence awarded to a man by a lower court for killing his pregnant wife by setting her afire for not meeting his dowry demands.

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Life sentence for infanticide in Erode

A court here has awarded life sentence to a 30-year-old man for killing his daughter.

UP: Life sentence for woman, son-in-law in murder case

 A local court here has sentenced a woman and her son-in-law to life imprisonment for murdering her husband nine years ago.

Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Life sentence is like slow poison, convict must realise victim's pain, says SC
Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Life sentence is like slow poison, convict must realise victim's pain, says SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that the assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi must suffer to realise the victim's pain.

Finnish mum gets life for killing five newborns

A Finnish court on Monday sentenced a 36-year-old woman to life in prison for killing her five newborns between 2005 and 2013 and hiding them in a freezer.

Swiss court upholds life sentence for Guatemalan ex-policeman

A Swiss appeals court on Monday confirmed a life sentence slapped on Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen for 10 murders committed in the Central American country.

Chhatradhar Mahato, 5 others awarded life sentence in West Bengal

Chhatradhar Mahato, convener of a Maoist-backed organisation, and three others connected with ultra Left activities, were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Kenyan gets life for murder of US teacher in Qatar

A Kenyan security guard was sentenced to life in prison by a Qatari court on Tuesday for the murder of American teacher Jennifer Brown in 2012.

Egypt Brotherhood chief handed fourth life sentence

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced to life imprisonment the head of the banned Muslim Brotherhood over the killing of protesters who stormed the group`s Cairo headquarters in 2013.

Prosecution now seeks life sentence for Abu Salem in Jain case

The prosecution in the builder Pradeep Jain murder case on Friday changed its stand and demanded life imprisonment for the gangster Abu Salem instead of the death sentence.

SP MLA Kaptan Singh Rajput given life sentence in murder case, faces disqualification

Ruling Samajwadi Party MLA from Charkhari, Kaptan Singh Rajput has been handed life sentence by a local court on Monday, as per reports.

UK soldier killer loses appeal over his life sentence

One of two Islamic fanatics found guilty of murdering a British soldier on the streets of London last year today lost a legal challenge against his life-term sentence.

Canada's youngest serial killer gets life sentence

Canada's youngest serial killer, 24-year-old Cody Legebokoff, was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday for four Rocky Mountains backwoods murders in 2009 and 2010.

Bahrain sentences 14 to life in jail for killing policeman

A court in Bahrain sentenced 14 men to life imprisonment for the killing of a policeman last year, state news agency BNA and a lawyer said.

SC restrains states on giving remission to life convicts

The Supreme Court today restrained all states from exercising power of remission for releasing convicts from jail who are serving life sentence.

Man sentenced to life for raping minor in UP

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2009.

US man gets life sentence for tossing daughter into creek

A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologised today but not for murdering the child.

Life sentence reduced to 14 years for man who killed daughter in Maha

In a relief to a man who had killed his daughter with an axe, the Bombay High Court reduced the life imprisonment sentence imposed on him by a lower court to the period of about 14 years he had spent in jail and ordered his release.