Piyush, the accused, is charged with hatching a conspiracy to kill Pramod alias Kamlakar with others. The accused is said to have had unnatural sex with Pramod as per a witness who has recorded this in his statement. The Madhya Pradesh High Court denied bail to Piyush. He has now moved the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned hearing on a plea filed by the wife of UP MLA Mukhtar Ansari seeking directions to the State of Uttar Pradesh to ensure that Ansari gets a "free and fair trial" and not killed in a fake encounter.
The Supreme Court has upheld the conviction & life-term imprisonment of four in a murder case of a coolie while stating that findings of trial court leading to acquittal are perverse and erroneous, it is always open for appellate court to reverse such findings on reappreciation of evidence on record.
The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday has said that a case of murder will not be registered against police officers and personnel involved in the Girdhari Vishwakarma encounter case.