New Delhi [India], Jan. 23 : The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by December 16 gang rape convicts Mukesh, Akshay, Pawan and Vinay, challenging the Delhi High court order which had sentenced the four convicts to the gallows after keeping in view the fact that it was a rarest of the rare case.
The appeal, which is being heard by the Apex Court bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra, is at the fag end in the case.
Earlier, the apex court had declined the request by two amici curiae - senior counsel Raju Ramachandran and Sanjay R Hegde to withdraw from assisting the court in hearing of appeals by the convicts in the gang rape case.
New Delhi [India], Jan. 13 : The Supreme Court on Friday will hear the appeal of December 16 gangrape convicts challenging the Delhi High court order which had sentenced the four convicts to the gallows after keeping in view the fact that it was a rarest of the rare case.
The matter is at the fag end where arguments were being heard.
The four convicts - Akshay, Pawan, Vijay and Mukesh - have challenged the Delhi high court order which had sentenced the four convicts to the gallows after keeping in view the fact that it was a rarest of the rare case.
The arguments in the case were being heard by an apex court bench headed by justice Dipak Misra.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov. 1 : The seven people arrested in connection with a gang-rape case of a 28-year-old woman, who was looking for a house in Amboli in western Mumbai on Monday night, have been sent to police remand till November 4.
The accused were produced before a magistrate court before their remand was passed.
The woman, who was house-hunting with her husband in Mumbai was allegedly gang-raped yesterday.
According to police officials, the incident occurred between late Monday night and early Tuesday morning in a slum in Jogeshwari.
According to the complaint given by the victim, three of the accused took the husband out of the house on some pretext and tied him up behind the house, while the others forced themselves on the victim.
Cheyenne (Wyoming)[U. S.], Sept. 15 : The Cheyenne Police has said that a 77-year-old man shot three people at a senior citizens' apartment complex where he lived, killing one before taking his own life as officers closed in.
Dan Long, spokesman for Cheyenne Police said that one victim was shot inside the Heritage Court Apartments and two were shot outside, reports the Guardian.
The man identified as Larry Rosenberg fled after the shootings on Wednesday armed with a handgun and rifle.
Long added that Rosenberg killed himself as officers approached him in a neighborhood about a mile away.
So far, no motive was disclosed for the shootings but a woman who knew Rosenberg said he had grown distant recently.
Patna(Bihar) [India], Sept. 15 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded the immediate arrest of Shahabuddin and accused the former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) parliamentarian of being the main conspirator in the murder of journalist Rajdeo Ranjan.
Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said that sharpshooter Mohammad Kaif is one of the accused in the murder of Ranjan and is the close aide of Shahabuddin. He demanded that that the former parliamentarian should be removed from the party.
A court case has been filed against GNC. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has alleged that GNC violated the Oregon Unlawful Trade Practices Act by "selling dietary supplements having dangerous ingredients".
According to the court papers, the health-and-nutrition-products retailer has sold products that either had picamilon or BMPEA. Both of them are not legally qualified as dietary ingredients. The filing includes that picamilon is not used in America, but allowed in many other nations. The World Anti-Doping Organization has banned the second component, BMPEA.
Police has reported that a special Camaro that belongs to the owner of American restaurant company, Papa John's Pizza, has been stolen in Detroit. According to the police, thief has stolen the Camaro along with the trailer.
As per reports, the car, gold 1972 Camaro Z-28, was taken to Detroit for the annual Woodward Dream Cruise. John Schnatter sold the vintage Camaro for about $1,600 to start his pizza business. The car is very famous as it was displayed in a number of commercials for the restaurant company through the years.
Family of Eric Garner, a black man who died after being placed in a hold by a white police officer, to discuss the $5.9 million settlement reached with the New York City (NYC).
The settlement was announced on Wednesday by Scott Stringer, New York City's comptroller, or chief financial officer. It has been said that garner’s family last October filed a claim, asking $75 million in damage from the city.
Stringer said in a statement that the agreement was in the best interest of all parties, and the city did not admit liability in Garner’s death.
Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters Monday night that he hoped that the settlement will bring some peace and finality to Garner’s family.
Boston police Capt. Robert Ciccolo’s handed over his only son to the FBI after he had become obsessed with Islam and wanted to fight for ISIS overseas. Officials who worked with Ciccolo said that it must have been heart-wrenching decision for him.
Alexander Ciccolo, 23, the only son of Boston police Capt. Robert Ciccolo will appear in a federal court, after being accused of planning a chilling terrorist attack at an out-of-state college.
A law enforcement official who has worked with Ciccolo for decades said if Ciccolo had to make the decision again he would take the same decision. He further said that Ciccolo has spent 27 years of his life in public serving and he doesn’t think that Ciccolo will hesitate if he had to do it again.
According to federal authorities, a woman from Atlanta area purchased the gun that was used for killing police officer in Nebraska a day before she had plans to go on maternity leave. According to a statement from a US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent that was filed on June 30 in federal court in Atlanta, Jalita Johnson of Jonesboro received money from Marcus Wheeler and was told to purchase a large magazine, two boxes of ammunition and a gun.
Convicted murderer David Sweat who eloped with his partner Richard Matt from an upstate New York maximum-security prison is still in search by hundreds of officers.
Matt and Sweat escaped from the facility in Dannemora on June 6 and police have pledged to continue a massive manhunt to find Sweat.
Although the duo appeared to stick together on their flight from the law authorities, police are hopeful they could find Sweat after encountering Matt.
The development to find Matt started Friday after a man noticed gunfire that hit his camper as he was towing it through Malone. He called police, who investigated near where the man said the camper was hit.
Officials have said that a guard at the New York’s highest security prison where two killers escaped earlier this month has been arrested after officials found him connected with the jailbreak.
Gene Palmer is the second employee at the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora to be detained in the issue of the dramatic escape of Richard Matt and David Sweat on June 6.
Prison seamstress Joyce Mitchell has been charged for her alleged role in a plot that involved her hiding hacksaw blades, drill bits and a hole punched inside raw beef that she brought into the facility.
Palmer, 57, has admitted passing on the meant but had no idea it was concealing contraband, Palmer’s attorney Andrew Brockway said.
According to a report, a prison worker who has been accused of helping two convicted killers escape from a maximum-security New York jail earlier this month provided them with essential tools that were hidden inside frozen chunks of hamburger meat.
Joyce Mitchell has been charged with crime of promoting prison illegal imports and wrong criminal facilitation with regard to the escape of Richard Matt and David Sweat from Clinton County Correctional Facility. According to court documents, Mitchell smuggled the men with chisels, hacksaw blades, a punch and a screwdriver bit in the weeks before the escape.
According to law enforcement sources, it was Mitchell's idea to sneak the tools into the jail covered by the frozen food.
The search for two killers who broke out of a New York prison over two weeks ago has been shifted to two locations more than 300 miles apart.
As per reports, police focused their attention to an area approximately 20 miles west of the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY, after their manhunt in an area along the Pennsylvania border earlier in the day. The murderers, David Sweat and Richard Matt, broke out of the Clinton facility.
According to CNN, the search is now focused on Owl Head in Franklin County and a command post has also been established there and police have arrived there with ATVs. As per reports, a camp in the Owl Head area burgled and a person was seen running away from the camp.
Khairullozhon Matanov, a cab driver and citizen of Kyrgyzstan, pleaded guilty in March 2015 for misleading United States investigators after the Boston bombing when he tried to cover up his relationship with the Tsarnaev brothers.
The US authorities also said Matanov also admitted that he tried to erase his internet history, in an attempt to get rid of cellphones, and lying about meeting the Tsarnaev brothers following the attack.
Manatov also confessed about calling Tsarnaev and his elder brother, Tamerlan less than one hour after the attacks took place on April 15, 2013. He also invited them to have dinner, he admitted.
Authorities stated that a New York City police officer was trying to stop a man from assaulting an elderly woman and while doing this, he shot and killed the man. Before dying, the man attacked the officer with a knife on his neck.
Officer Filippo Gugliara, 24, was taken to hospital, but now is in stable condition. Bratton said, “He faced quite clearly a life-threatening situation with this individual. But for his intercession, the assault on this 78-year-old woman - we don't know what would have happened”.
Charleston's mayor said that the act of 21-year-old Dylann Roof to kill nine people in an African-American church was an act of "pure, pure concentrated evil".
The nine people, who lost their lives after Roof allegedly pulled his pistol and opened fire, include a state senator who doubled as the church's minister; three other pastors; a regional library manager; a high school coach and speech therapist; a government administrator; a college enrollment counselor; and a recent college graduate.
Roof said blacks were trying to become rulers and something was needed to be done to ensure protection of the white race. Roof was arrested on Thursday for allegedly committing the atrocity.
The deadly shooting inside a Charleston, South Carolina church on Wednesday night led to mourning in the city of Charleston and also around the internet.
People who were present in the area at the time gathered nearby Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, the scene of the shooting, and prayed for those who became victim of the incidence.
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley also offered her family's prayers saying all of the details are not known yet, but it will never be understood that why anyone enters one of the places of worship and takes the life of others.
Florida State Attorney's Office reduces charges of paramedic who flipped cancer patient off stretcherSubmitted by Amanda Lysak on Sat, 06/13/2015 - 13:21
A Brevard County paramedic, who faced charges for flipping a cancer patient off a stretcher, no longer faces a felony in the case.
Paramedic Kenneth Hallenbeck, 35, was fired in March for tossing 49-year-old patient James Slater onto an emergency room floor in February.
Hallenbeck was initially charged with felony abuse of the elderly or disabled. However, the charge was downgraded to culpable negligence, a misdemeanor.
Police said Hallenbeck was transporting the patient when he allegedly refused to get off the stretcher. Hallenbeck flipped the stretcher and dumped the patient to the floor.
A woman died in a firing incident on Friday inside the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, said police.
The gun firing started the popular Iowa mall after 7pm. Witnesses said they started hearing gunshots and a male gunman shot at least one woman and then fled away. The gun firing led to complete chaos in the mall, as people started to run out of the matter and others started to search out places to hide.
Iowa Department of Public Safety spokesman Alex Murphy confirmed late Friday that a woman was killed in the shooting. The victim’s identity has not been revealed.