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  • Mumbai: Killer of advocate Pallavi Purkayastha who jumped parole arrested from Srinagar-Leh highway

    Mumbai: The killer of Mumbai advocate Pallavi Purkayastha, who had jumped parole last year, has been arrested from Srinagar-Leh highway. Sajjad Mughal, alias Pathan, who was sentenced to life term in jail in 2014, left a Nashik prison in March last year on the plea that he wanted to visit his unwell mother. He never returned after his 30-day parole was over.

  • Sasikala parole plea rejected

    Bengaluru: Prison authorities in Karnataka on Tuesday rejected on “technical grounds” the parole plea of jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, so that she can meet her ailing husband who is awaiting a liver transplant at a Chennai hospital. “The paperwork was not done properly due to which the application has been rejected,” top sources in the government told PTI.

  • Government ‘confusion’ comes as boon for several convicts

    Mumbai: It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the Maharashtra government has gone topsy-turvy over deciding whether to include the period of parole and furlough in a convict’s sentence. This is so because the BJP-led government had in December 2015 decided to include the period of parole and furlough in the total sentence underwent by a convict.

  • Prison dept requests cops to trace prisoners who jumped parole

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra Prison Department has requested the state police to trace and nab 673 prisoners, who have jumped parole or furlough and remained untraceable in the last few years, an official said today. “The prison department has prepared a list of 673 prisoners, who jumped parole and did not return to the jails. We are coordinating with the police for the re-arrest of these prisoners,” Dr Bhushankumar Upadhyay, Additional Director General

  • Subrata to shell out 200 cr more to remain on parole

    New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Friday asked Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy to deposit another Rs 200 crore by November 28, as it extended its interim order granting him parole till then.

  • In a breather, SC stays Subrata Roy’s arrest till September 30

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court, which had earlier on Friday refused to extend Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy’s parole and ordered that he should be taken into custody till October 3, has in a reprieve stayed his arrest till September 30 and decided to hear his appeal seeking an extension of interim parole on September 28.

  • SC extends Sahara chief’s parole

    New Delhi : Continuing the relief already granted to Sahara group chief Subrata Roy, the Supreme Court on Friday extended, by one week, his parole till September 23.

  • HC refuses to release convict on parole for son’s wedding

    Mumbai: A murder convict, who is serving life sentence in Pune Central prison and sought release on parole to attend his son’s wedding slated to be held tomorrow, has failed to get relief from the Bombay High Court. A division bench of Justices Ranjit More and V L Achilya, rejecting the plea of Sadashiv Tare, said releasing the prisoner on parole would send a “wrong” message to those attending the marriage ceremony

  • Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict seeks parole

    Chennai : A G Perarivalan, one of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has sought parole for a month on the ground of his father’s ill health. “I have recently given a petition to prison authorities, the Chief Minister’s cell and Perarivalan too has given a petition to jail officials seeking parole for a month,” mother of Perarivalan, Arputhammal told PTI. Perarivalan has been in prison since 1991 soon after

  • Parole for South African political leader’s killer rejected

    Johannesburg: Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha Friday rejected the application for the release on medical parole of Clive Derby-Lewis, who killed Chris Hani, former South African Communist Party (SACP) secretary general.

  • Jessica Lall murder case: Manu Sharma gets 30 days parole

    New Delhi: Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, was today granted parole for 30 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams.