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Two get 20-yr jail term for raping minor

Mumbai, Jan. 18 -- A court under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act on Saturday sentenced two men to 20 years' imprisonment for sexually assaulting and raping a 13-year-old gi... Read More


Man gets 10 yrs in jail for sexual abuse of teen

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- A special court under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act has sentenced a 27-year-old carpenter to 10 years' imprisonment for kidnapping and sexually abusing... Read More


No pre-arrest bail to man in rape case

Mumbai, Jan. 15 -- The sessions court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to a 35-year-old man for allegedly having raping a woman he came across on a matrimonial website, on the pretext of m... Read More


Mumbai businessman convicted for molesting popular teen actor aboard 2017 flight

India, Jan. 15 -- A 41-year-old Mumbai businessman Vikas Sachdev has been convicted for molesting and sexual assault of a young actor on a Delhi-Mumbai flight in December 2017. The actor, who was in h... Read More


No pre-arrest bail to man in rape case

Mumbai, Jan. 15 -- The sessions court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to a 35-year-old man for allegedly having sexual relations with a woman he met on a matrimonial website, on the prete... Read More


Brazilian gets 10 years in jail for smuggling cocaine

Mumbai, Jan. 15 -- A special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) court on Tuesday convicted a Brazilian national, caught with 7.2 kg cocaine while landing at Mumbai International airport... Read More


Manjula Shetye case: Did not examine injuries, says prison doc

Mumbai, Jan. 15 -- The doctor posted at Byculla jail in June 2017, when inmate Manjula Shetye died due to assault by the jail staff, admitted before a trial court on Tuesday that he had not examined t... Read More


Rs.7K-cr fraud: Court rejects plea to make PNB an accused

Mumbai, Jan. 13 -- A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday rejected an application filed by Nitin Shahi - assistant finance officer of M/s Gitanjali Gems Ltd and an accused in ... Read More


9 years on, 13/7 serial blasts trial yet to begin

Mumbai, Jan. 12 -- Nine years after the 13/7 serial blasts - which killed 27 people - the trial has still not begun as the prosecution has not been able to produce the key conspirator, Yasin Bhatkal, ... Read More


man gets 10-yr jail term for daughter's rape

Mumbai, Jan. 10 -- A special Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act court recently sentenced a 35-year-old man to 10 years' imprisonment for repeatedly raping his 14-year-old daughter... Read More