Mumbai hotelier firing case: Two get lifer, another gets 10-year jail

A special court on Wednesday convicted three persons in connection with the 2009 case of firing on a city-based hotelier, who had survived the attack as the bullet hit a coin kept in his shirt's pocket.

Mumbai triple blasts case: Bhatkal, Akhtar get judicial remand till March 13

MCOCA Friday remanded till March 13 the Indian Muhahideen co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar in judicial custody in connection with the July 13, 2011 Mumbai triple blasts case.

MCOCA charges against Pune serial blasts accused dropped

Giving reprieve to a 2012 Pune serial blast accused, a Special Court on Tuesday dropped the charges slapped on him under the MCOCA.

MCOCA charges against Pune serial blasts accused dropped

Giving reprieve to a 2012 Pune serial blast accused, a Special Court on Tuesday dropped the charges slapped on him under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA).

2011 Mumbai blasts: Bhatkal, Asadullah sent in ATS custody

A special MCOCA court remanded Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal and his aide Asadullah Akhtar in ATS custody till February 18 in connection with the 2011 Mumbai terror attack case.

Alleged Dawood associate discharged in MCOCA case

Brijesh Singh, who was allegedly associated with underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, and his aide were on Wednesday discharged by a court here of charges under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) in a case lodged against them by the Delhi Police.

Mumbai terror attack: MCOCA court rejects bail plea of Abu Jundal

The bail plea of alleged Lashkar-e-Toiba operative Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal was on Monday rejected by MCOCA court in the 2006 Aurangabad arms haul case.

Bombay HC refuses bail to MCOCA accused in assault case

The Bombay High Court has refused bail to an accused gangster held under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act for allegedly assaulting a rival gang member in Pune in 2011, along with 14 others, in a bid to extort money.

Aurangabad Arms case: Approver wants to be treated as accused

The special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) court Thursday rejected an application of an approver, arrested in the 2006 Aurangabad Arms Haul case, to withdraw his confession.

Pune serial blasts case: Two IM suspects move HC for bail

Two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives Asad Khan and Imran Khan, held for their complicity in Pune`s serial blasts of 2012, on Monday urged bail from Bombay High Court saying that the investigating agency had not filed charge sheet against them within the mandatory period.

IM operative Usmani`s escape could be a planned one: Police

The Mumbai Police, who have mounted efforts to trace Afzal Usmani, an Indian Mujahideen operative who escaped from a special MCOCA court in the city on Friday, believe his escape might have been planned.

MCOCA court allows Jundal to undergo MRI test for depression

A special MCOCA court permitted alleged key handler of 26/11 terrorists attacks Sayed Zabiuddin Ansari alias Abu Jundal to undergo head MRI test after he complained of depression and nightmares.

Ex-BSP candidate gets 6yr jail under MCOCA

Bahujan Samajwadi Party`s candidate in 2008 assembly polls in Delhi, Mohd Afzal, was today sent to six years in jail by a Delhi court for running an organised crime syndicate and accumulating huge wealth by committing the crimes.

J Dey murder case: HC dismisses discharge plea against accused

The Bombay High Court on Tuesday dismissed a discharge plea made by real estate developer Vinod Asrani alias Vinod Chembur, an accused in the murder of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey.

No re-investigation conducted in 2006 Malegaon blasts: NIA

NIA told a special MCOCA court that it has not conducted fresh investigation into the 2006 Malegaon blasts case "as it can only be done as per the directions of higher judiciary".

2006 Malegaon blasts case: Five accused seek discharge

Claiming contradictions in the charge sheet filed by various probe agencies, five accused in the 2006 Malegaon bomb blasts case today urged a special court to discharge them.

Sansar Chand, India`s deadliest poacher to walk free

In what could be called as a case of flawed justice, Sansar Chand, the notorious poacher and wildlife trader could walk free and be out of the black holes soon.

Court allows prisoners to observe Ramzan in jails

A special court hearing cases under MCOCA on Monday granted permission to over 50 prisoners to observe Ramzan in jail.

`Terror accused discussed recruiting while in court premises`

The corridors of the special MCOCA court in Mumbai was where the accused in a terror-related cases discussed how to recruit youths for `jihad` and arrange their training, according to a witness in Pune blasts case.

Maharashtra government to invoke MCOCA against sand mafia

The stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), commonly used against the gangsters and terrorists, would be invoked against those involved in illegal sand-mining, government said on Monday.