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The proposed legislation makes assaulting doctors a cognizable and non-bailable offence.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT File)

Draft bill proposes up to 10 years in jail for violence against doctors

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2019 10:53 AM IST
The minimum jail term will be six months, and a person will have to shell out at least Rs 50,000, if convicted, with the jail term and fine varying according to the extent of the hurt and damage caused.
A drawing teacher was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Kolkata court for molesting a minor student inside her house.(GETTY IMAGES.)
A drawing teacher was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Kolkata court for molesting a minor student inside her house.(GETTY IMAGES.)

Drawing teacher given 5 years in jail in Kolkata’s fastest POCSO probe this year

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 11:33 PM IST
Setting a record, the investigating officer, Prabhat Kumar Senapati, arrested the accused, gathered evidence and filed a charge sheet within 72 hours. The verdict was announced exactly 18 days after the case was registered.
On the basis of this complaint, a case was registered at the Manesar police station, said Boken. The convict, from Gaya district of Bihar, was arrested later.(HT image)
On the basis of this complaint, a case was registered at the Manesar police station, said Boken. The convict, from Gaya district of Bihar, was arrested later.(HT image)

Gurugram man sentenced to 3 years in jail by HC

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2019 05:21 AM IST
The police said the complaint in the matter had been lodged by a resident of IMT Manesar in March, 2017, accusing Satyendra Sharma, his relative, of molesting his daughter at night in their house while she was sleeping.
An Indian-origin private banker was sentenced to 13 years jail on Thursday in Singapore.
An Indian-origin private banker was sentenced to 13 years jail on Thursday in Singapore.

Indian-origin banker gets 13 years in jail for forgery, cheating in Singapore

Singapore | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:49 AM IST
Another 503 similar charges were taken into consideration during sentencing of Kale Jagdish Purushottam, who had siphoned USD 10 million from accounts of Barclays Bank clients between June 2010 and January 2013, reported The Straits Times.
Image for representation(AFP file photo)
Image for representation(AFP file photo)

Bihar man sentenced 10 years in jail for smuggling charas

Bettiah | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 06:42 PM IST
A court here Tuesday sentenced a man to 10 years’ imprisonment for smuggling charas in Bihar’s West Champaran district.
Anthony Gignac, 48, constructed a personal world of luxury from his regal scam involving fake diplomatic credentials and a coterie of bodyguards.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative Image)
Anthony Gignac, 48, constructed a personal world of luxury from his regal scam involving fake diplomatic credentials and a coterie of bodyguards.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative Image)

Florida man posed as Saudi royal for 3 decades, gets jail for $8 million fraud

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2019 01:31 PM IST
Posing as Khalid Bin Al-Saud, he lived in a condo on Miami’s posh Fisher Island, drove a Ferrari with a forged diplomatic license plate and eagerly courted investors and gift-givers.
The district court on Monday awarded 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment to a man for killing his wife over dowry in July 2014.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)
The district court on Monday awarded 10 years’ rigorous imprisonment to a man for killing his wife over dowry in July 2014.(HT File Photo/Representative Image)

Man gets 10 years in jail for burning wife to death over dowry demands

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Kapil Datta
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 12:01 PM IST
As per the prosecution, Kamal Singh, a resident of the Dhanori Kalan village, had lodged an FIR at the Rabupura police station stating his daughter Jyoti, alias Renu, had been burnt to death by her in-laws.
The metropolitan court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man to two years in jail for stalking and touching a woman inappropriately in 2016 in Andheri (East).
The metropolitan court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man to two years in jail for stalking and touching a woman inappropriately in 2016 in Andheri (East).

20-year-old gets 2 years in jail for molesting woman

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2019 04:58 AM IST
The convict, Shivraj China, was fined Rs20,000 and ordered to give Rs10,000 to the complainant as compensation.
(Representative image)
(Representative image)

Two brothers get 20 years in jail for raping cousin in Panchkula

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 10:47 PM IST
The two are also accused of raping the victim’s younger sister, who was 14-year-old at the time of the incident in 2017.
Father Robin Vadkumcherry (51), a senior Catholic priest was handed down 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on Saturday for sexually assaulting a minor girl for more than four years.(HT PHOTO)
Father Robin Vadkumcherry (51), a senior Catholic priest was handed down 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on Saturday for sexually assaulting a minor girl for more than four years.(HT PHOTO)

Kottiyoor rape case: Catholic priest gets 20 years in jail for raping minor

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2019 08:04 PM IST
The infamous Kottiyoor rape case came to light after the 17-year-old victim gave birth to a baby boy in a hospital run by the same parish.
The convict was 84 years old when the incident took place.(REUTERS)
The convict was 84 years old when the incident took place.(REUTERS)

92-year-old gets 10 years in jail for raping minor girl

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 09:55 PM IST
A case had been registered against Harlal Balai in 2009 at Bhilwara Kotwali police station for raping a minor mentally challenged girl
Chandigarh Police sub-inspector Sanjiv Kumar was held guilty for demanding a Rs 50,000 bribe.(HT File)
Chandigarh Police sub-inspector Sanjiv Kumar was held guilty for demanding a Rs 50,000 bribe.(HT File)

President’s medal winner Chandigarh cop gets two years in jail for taking bribe

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aneesha Bedi, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 02:45 PM IST
Kumar, who is currently posted at Police Lines, was held guilty for demanding a Rs 50,000 bribe along with jeweller Subhash Kataria last week in a 10-year-old graft case.
Daler Mehndi and his brother Shamsher Singh have been found guilty of illegally sending people abroad for money.(Shivam Saxena/HT File Photo)
Daler Mehndi and his brother Shamsher Singh have been found guilty of illegally sending people abroad for money.(Shivam Saxena/HT File Photo)

Daler Mehndi convicted in human trafficking case, gets two-year jail sentence

New Delhi | By Vishal Rambani
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Daler Mehndi and his brother, Shamsher Singh, were found guilty of illegally sending people abroad disguised as members of his troupe by charging hefty “passage money”.
File photo of an employee of a Santa Cruise ‘digital laundry’ company monitoring a computer screen to find ‘revenge porn’ at the company in Seoul. The company is tasked with taking down videos posted without consent — including so-called “revenge porn”.(AFP)
File photo of an employee of a Santa Cruise ‘digital laundry’ company monitoring a computer screen to find ‘revenge porn’ at the company in Seoul. The company is tasked with taking down videos posted without consent — including so-called “revenge porn”.(AFP)

Revenge porn: First conviction in Bengal, man gets 5 years in jail

Hindustan Times | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2018 07:14 PM IST
Animesh Bakshi, 23, was convicted for uploading nude videos of a woman on pornographic websites after she ended their relationship.
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