Free Press Journal
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: No need for government sanction to prosecute cops, CBI tells Bombay High Court

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Friday told the Bombay High Court that it is not mandatory for investigating agencies to obtain sanctions to prosecute police officers, who create false cases and execute fake encounters. This is a significant stand taken by the central agency while challenging the discharge of two police officers in the fake encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his alleged confidante Tulsiram

  • Mumbai Kamala Mills fire: Now, blaze victims too file PIL seeking a probe in fire mishap

    Mumbai: A criminal writ petition has been filed in the Bombay High Court seeking directions to the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to probe the fire incident which took place in two restaurants, situated in Kamala Mills Compound, Lower Parel. The petition also seeks booking of officials of the BMC as well as the owners of the Mojo Bristo and 1 Above restaurants under the charges of culpable homicide not amounting to

  • INX media case: ED to interrogate Peter Mukherjea in money laundering case

    Mumbai: The special Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) court on Thursday granted permission to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate Peter Mukherjea, money laundering case. The case also involves former finance minister and senior politician P Chidambaram’s son Karti.

  • INX Media case: CBI to interrogate Indrani Mukherjea for four days

    Mumbai: A special court on Tuesday granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to interrogate former INX media owner Indrani Mukherjea, in connection with the money laundering case. The case also involves former finance minister and senior politician P. Chidambaram’s son Karti.

  • Maharashtra, Maharashtra State Government, post-mortem of hailstorm hit livestock, SSS, Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatna, Congress, Ashok Chavan, Raju Shetti

    Dropping charges against Ashok Chavan in Adarsh Scam was ‘bad in law’: CBI

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Wednesday accepted that its move of filing an application to drop charges against former chief minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Scam, was ‘bad in law.’ The central agency informed the Bombay High Court that its move was not maintainable.

  • Decide Peter Mukherjea’s plea afresh, Bombay High Court to special court

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday asked the special court to decide afresh the plea of former media baron Peter Mukherjea, who has sought copies of the diaries maintained by Khar police officers. He had sought diaries of officers, who arrested accused turned approver Shyamvar Rai, in the Arms Act case in 2015.

  • Mumbai: CBI to proceed with Jiah Khan death case trial

    Mumbai: After the Maharashtra government’s decision to withdraw the appointment of its Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the Jiah Khan case, the decks have been cleared for the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to proceed with the trial. This comes after the Bombay High Court was informed by the Maharashtra government about cancelling the appointment of its SPP Dinesh Tiwari.

  • Mumbai: Court shocked by Mustafa Dossa’s sudden death

    Mumbai: The special court on Wednesday expressed ‘shock’ over the sudden death of Mustafa Dossa, a convict in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case. The special court along with the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) termed his death as an ‘unfortunate’ incident and adjourned the hearing on quantum of punishment for Abu Salem and three others, till Friday.

  • Bhopal: West Central Railway official jailed for taking Rs 1,500 bribe

    BHOPAL: Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), special judge has sentenced three years jail to a senior section engineer (STMO) of West Central Railway in a case related to taking bribe in 2009. A case was registered by CBI, Bhopal, against senior section engineer, Suresh Kumar Trivedi for demanding Rs 1,500 for getting a bill of Rs 5,750 passed from Devendra Kotsthane. A charge-sheet was also put up under prevention of corruption Act.

  • Mumbai: CBI charges 10 cops with unnatural sex

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Monday informed the Bombay High Court that it has invoked the charges of ‘unnatural sex’ against the 10 police officers of the Wadala Railway Police, accused of killing a minor boy in their custody.

  • Mumbai: 6 accused in Mallya loan default case granted bail

    Mumbai: A special court on Friday granted bail to six accused who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) in connection with the Vijay Mallya’s loan default case of Rs 900 crores. The court has also rejected the bail pleas of former Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and former Chairman of the IDBI bank.

  • Rahul Mukherjea takes to twitter to defend his father

    Mumbai : Days after the special court confirmed charges of murder and abduction on Peter Mukherjea, his son Rahul Mukherjea has taken to twitter to defend his father. Interestingly, Peter was arrested after Rahul’s statements were recorded by the Khar Police in November 2015.

  • Mumbai: Custodial death, CBI ordered to probe further

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) to conduct further investigations with regards to murder and unnatural sex angle in the 2014 custodial death case.

  • Mumbai: CBI begins arguments in Sheena Bora murder case

    Mumbai: After a long delay, the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Monday commenced its arguments for framing charges against all the three accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. The agency presented arguments on the role of Indrani and her ex-husband Sanjeev Khanna, with Peter’s involvement to be taken up on Tuesday.

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    Sheena Bora: Mumbai CBI says nothing to do with leaked audio clips

    Mumbai: In a bid to clarify its stand over the ‘leaking’ of ‘audio clips’ pertaining to the high profile murder mystery of Sheena Bora, the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) on Tuesday told a special court that it has nothing to do with the clips.

  • 2 bankers, others jailed in fake home loan case

    BHOPAL: A special judge of Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI), Bhopal has sentenced three years imprisonment and fine to then Branch Manager of Central Bank of India, Arera Hills, Bhopal, Kamlesh Kumar Chaurasia, Assistant Manager (credit) Vasant Pawase and two others in a case of fake loan.