A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday sentenced Father Thomas Kottoor and Sister Sephy to life imprisonment in the murder case of Sister Abhaya, who was found murdered at a convent in Kerala 28 years ago.
The CBI in 1996 filed a report stating it could not conclude whether it was a homicide or suicide, which was rejected by the Court. A year later, CBI concluded that the case was a homicide but there was no evidence to try the case.
The Rajasthan High Court High has stayed the proceedings by a CBI court which had ordered reopening of a probe against former disinvestment minister Arun Shourie and four others over the sale of a government-owned hotel in Udaipur two decades back.
A special CBI court today acquitted all 32 accused, including BJP veterans LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti, of criminal conspiracy charges almost 28 years after the Babri Masjid was demolished in Ayodhya.
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Two men, Achhar Singh and Budhi Singh, had challenged their conviction by the Himachal Pradesh High Court. One had been sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment and the other to undergo life imprisonment, plus a fine. The High Court had overturned their acquittal by the trial court.
Supreme Court's Juvenile Justice Committee met with juvenile justice representatives from all high courts along with UNICEF and key Central ministry officials to discuss protecting of children in juvenile and care homes during the Covid surge.