In a recent case of alleged rape and murder of two minors, a UP police officer revealed the names of the victims, violating a Supreme Court order against such acts. Many news outlets also published the names.
Today, the Uttar Pradesh Police have registered fresh FIRs against nine people, including slain gangster Vikas Dubey's brother and wife, for obtaining arms license by using fake documents. FIR has also been registered for obtaining SIM cards on someone else's ID.
New Delhi (ILNS): The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on Friday a petition for an interim bail for Kerala journalist Siddique Kappan, arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police, while he was in Hathras to visit the victims of the tragedy and cover the case.
New Delhi (ILNS): Maharashtra has become the third state after Rajasthan and West Bengal to withdraw permission and disallowing the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to operate within its boundaries.
The Supreme Court today reserved its order on a batch of petitions in the alleged Hathras gang rape and murder case. The issues under consideration by the court are: who would monitor the CBI, if the case should be transferred and which agency will provide security.
The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the habeas corpus plea filed by the Kerala Union of Working Journalists (KUWJ) seeking the release of its Delhi unit secretary Siddique Kappan from the illegal detention of Uttar Pradesh Police by 4 weeks.
SC today took serious note of the events in Hathras where a 19-year-old Dalit girl was gang-raped, tortured and then killed, allegedly by four upper caste men. Adding to her family’s woes, the UP police forcibly cremated her body in the dead of night. The top court termed these events as “shocking”.
A plea has been filed in SC seeking issuance of specific directions in custodial killing/ encounter of accused Rakesh Pandey yesterday and for the registration of FIR under Sections 302, 201, 120-B, 193 of the Indian Penal Code against the police officials involved in custodial killing/alleged encounter.
The Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force (STF) has made clear its special task. Encounter killings. This has been happening for a while, though it has gained notoriety and profile in the recent past, with the killing of another gangster, Vikas Dubey.
The Court said we are of the opinion that the violators cannot be permitted to go Scot free on payment of penalty only. There must be some stringent provisions which may have deterrent effect so that the violators may think twice before committing such offences