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.

Man undergoing life term gets another life sentence in TN

Five years after a man was sentenced to death in a murder case and the capital punishment later commuted to life, Madras High Court on Saturday awarded him another life term in a separate murder case.

Man sentenced to life for raping and murdering minor girl

A court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to a man for raping and murdering a minor girl.

Seven acquitted in murder case

Madras High Court Bench today acquitted seven persons who were sentenced to life for murdering a man, the father of two of the accused in December 2011 over a property dispute.

Man gets life sentence for raping minor in Tripura

A tribal was sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in Tripura for raping a 13-year-old girl, police said here Friday.

Life sentence for brother-sister duo for killing sister-in-law

A local court has sentenced a brother-sister duo to life in prison for killing their sister-in-law in Zakirnagar here in 2012.

Indian-origin on death row in Singapore gets life sentence

Dinesh Pillai Reja Retnam, 31, was re-sentenced to life term in jail as his case became an exception under the revised Misuse of Drugs Act, which had previously carried a mandatory death sentence.

SC verdict on death sentence commutation patently illegal: Centre

The Centre on Saturday moved the Supreme Court seeking review of its verdict holding that undue delay by the government in deciding mercy plea can be a ground to commute death sentence of a condemned prisoner.

Centre to challenge SC ruling on commuting death sentences on grounds of delay

The central government will challenge the Supreme Court`s recent ruling in which it said that inexplicable, inordinate delays in deciding mercy pleas of death row convicts can be sufficient grounds for commutation of death sentence to life.

Kalani, 3 others get life sentence in 23-yr-old murder case

Former Ulhasnagar MLA Suresh alias Pappu Kalani and three others were today awarded life imprisonment by a Sessions Court here in a 23-year-old murder case.

HC upholds life term to husband, two others for killing wife

The Bombay High Court has upheld the life term awarded to a 27-year-old businessman, Parvez Sheikh, for killing his wife by giving her poison with the help of his family members.