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  • Rahul represented Sheena as wife: Landlord Machado

    Mumbai: The Sheena Bora murder case took a turn on Monday when landlord Dominic Machado told the CBI court in his cross-examination by Indrani Mukerjea’s counsel, Rahul Mukerjea represented Sheena as his wife. In his deposition, Machado shed light on the two-year joint agreement, he and his wife had made with Sheena Bora and Rahul Mukerjea, he said, “In 2011 Rahul represented Sheena as his wife to me, therefore I allowed them

  • Indrani Mukerjea is safer inside than out; court rejects bail plea

    Mumbai: The CBI court has dismissed the bail application of prime accused Indrani Mukerjea in the Sheena Bora murder case, stating that her apprehension of threat to life was ‘‘over-exaggerated and unacceptable’’.

  • Sohrabuddin Fake Encounter Case, Prajapati, Tulsiram Prajapati, Tulsiram Prajapati nephew, police, Nephew of Prajapati depose

    Prajapati case: FSL officials deposes in special CBI court

    Mumbai: A special CBI court here on Thursday recorded the testimony of the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) officer who had examined the spot where Tulsiram Prajapati was killed in an alleged fake encounter in December 2006. Gulam Sheikh, the then in charge of FSL mobile van unit, Palanpur (Gujarat) deposed as prosecution witness before special CBI judge S J Sharma. Sheikh stood by his earlier statement given to the CBI. He told court

  • PNB Scam: Accused challenges PMLA court’s jurisdiction, seeks transfer of case to the CBI court

    Mumbai: An accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PBM) scam on Wednesday moved the PMLA court here challenging its jurisdiction and sought transfer of the case to CBI court. Besides, another accused in the case on Wednesday filed an application before the special CBI court claiming lack of coordination between the two prosecuting agencies — the Central Bureau Of  Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin Sheikh Case: 3 more witnesses turn hostile in Mumbai

    Mumbai: Three more prosecution witnesses in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases on Tuesday turned hostile in a special CBI court in Mumbai, taking the total number of such witnesses to 65.

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    Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal: Former DIG among 5 imprisoned for 10 years

    Chandigarh: A special CBI court on Wednesday sentenced five people, including a former Border Security Force DIG, to 10 years in prison in the 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal. Pronouncing the quantum of sentence in a packed courtroom here, judge Gagan Geet Kaur said the convicts deserved no leniency. The court had held the five guilty on May 30.

  • J&K sex scandal: five get 10 years in prison

    Chandigarh : A CBI court on Wednesday sentenced five persons, including a former Border Security Force DIG, to 10 years in prison in the 2006 Jammu and Kashmir sex scandal. The quantum of sentence was pronounced by CBI special judge Gaganjeet Kaur here.

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    Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: One more witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: One more prosecution witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter cases turned hostile before a special CBI court here on Wednesday, taking the total number of such witnesses to 59. The court has so far examined over 85 prosecution witnesses, of whom 59 have turned hostile. Two witnesses — Sushil Tiwari, an advocate, and his clerk Devendra Sharma — deposed before special judge S J Sharma. Of

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin Sheikh case: Another witness turns hostile

    Mumbai: Another prosecution witness in the cases of encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati on Tuesday turned hostile before a special CBI court here, taking the number of such witnesses to 58. The Mumbai court has examined over 83 prosecution witnesses so far, of which 58 have turned hostile.

  • Sohrabuddin Shaikh, Sohrabuddin fake encounter case, Gujarat, BJP, politics, CBI

    Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Shahnawazuddin Shaikh wants to become witness

    Mumbai: Shahnawazuddin Shaikh on Thursday approached a special CBI court here, seeking to depose in the trial related to the alleged fake encounter of his brother Sohrabuddin in November 2005. Tulsiram Prajapati, Sohrabuddin’s aide, had told him that being an eye-witness to Sohrabuddin’s death, he feared for his own life, the application filed by Shahnawazuddin said. The plea, filed before special judge S J Sharma, sought that Shahnawazuddin be made a witness.

  • Manesar land scam: Bhupinder Singh Hooda granted bail

    Panchkula (Haryana): The Panchkula Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday granted bail to former Haryana chief minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with Manesar land scam. Hooda, who failed to turn up for previous hearing claimed that he was facing health issues. The court has also asked Hooda to furnish a bail bond of Rs. five lakh each.

  • Court rejects Diamond Power owners’ bail plea

    Ahmedabad : A special CBI court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail plea filed by the owners of Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure (DPIL), which is accused of cheating banks to the tune of Rs 2,654 crore.

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    Sohrabuddin case: Yet another witness turns hostile as count reaches to 48

    Mumbai: Yet another prosecution witness in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and close aide Tulsiram Prajapati, turned hostile on Wednesday. This prosecution witness was one of the important witnesses as his testimony could have trashed the entire ‘encounter’ theory of the accused in the case.

  • Court quashes case against IRB Infra chief, others

    Mumbai : The CBI court in Pune on Wednesday discharged Virendra D. Mhaiskar, chairman and managing director, IRB Infra, and other company officials from all charges levied by the CBI against them in Pune land case, the company said in a statement.

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    Sohrabuddin case: 2 more witnesses turn hostile, taking count to 44

    Mumbai: After a brief gap, the trial in the staged encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and aide Tulsiram Prajapati resumed on Monday. Two more prosecution witnesses turned hostile and retracted from their earlier statements while one witness was seen sticking to his statements made before the CBI.