Owner of Bangladesh ferry arrested on murder charge after accident

A special Bangladesh anti-crime unit on Wednesday arrested the owner of a ferry that sank in a river killing about 110 people, the first time authorities took such action in a country where shipping accidents with heavy loss of life are common.

Intoxication no ground for dilution of murder charge: SC

The Supreme Court Thursday ruled that "intoxication" of a person cannot be a ground for diluting the offence of murder into rpt into unintentional killing.

Man acquitted of murder charges after serving 20 yrs

A man, who spent two decades in jail serving a life sentence on charges of murdering his son, has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court on the ground.

Ukraine quashes murder charge against ex-President

The murder of the popular journalist became emblematic of the sleaze and violence of post-Soviet Ukraine under Kuchma.

Beni son charged with attempt to murder

An FIR was on Wednesday registered
against Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, his son Rakesh
Verma and others by a local Congress leader.

Murder charge framed against kidney racket accused

A CBI court here today framed
charges, including that of murder, against the kingpin of
kidney transplantation racket Amit Kumar and eight others,
paving the way for start of trial against them.

Murder charge for driver in Mandela relative crash

South African prosecutors say the driver of a car in which Nelson Mandela`s great-granddaughter died will face charges of murder, attempted murder and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Russian businessman faces murder charge in Goa

A 41-year-old Russian has been
booked on murder charges after a local, who was allegedly
assaulted by the accused succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday,
police said.

197 people charged with murder over Philippine massacre

A former close ally of Philippine President Gloria Arroyo and 196 other people were on Tuesday charged with murder over an election-linked massacre, a prosecutor said.