Village accountant gets 4 years jail in corruption case

Friday, March 3rd, 2023

Mangaluru : Third additional district and sessions court judge BB Jakati sentenced a Village accountant (VA) to four years of simple imprisonment, and imposed a fine of Rs 70,000 on him, after convicting him in a corruption case. The convict S Mahesh, VA of Mandekolu GP in Sullia taluk of Dakshina Kannada, was caught red-handed […]

POCSO case : Man gets 20 years jail and Rs 50,000 penalty

Wednesday, January 25th, 2023

Belthangady : A 48 year old man from Belthangady has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by the Additional Sessions Court in a case of raping a minor girl. The convict has also been slapped a penalty of Rs 50,000. The convict is Bobby. He was earlier charged with repeatedly raping the minor girl from […]

Minor girl rape, accused gets 15year RI and 1 lakh fine

Thursday, October 28th, 2021

Mangaluru : The Additional District and Sessions Judge, Fast Track Sessions Court-1, (POCSO), Savithri V Bhat on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old driver to 15 years of Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) under section 6 of the POCSO Act, and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh under this section. Special Public Prosecutor Venkataramana Swamy said that the […]

Husbands murder : Wife, paramour gets life imprisonment

Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
Jayaraj Murder

Mangaluru: The third additional district and sessions court  have been awarded life term imprisonment for a woman and her paramour for murdering the woman’s husband in 2016. Ashwini alias Mamata from Moodbidri Kukkudakatte Moodukonaje, and Anand Mera from the same village, guilty of the charges.  Ashwini, a resident of Kukkudakatte in Moodbidri had married Jayaraj in […]

Four get life sentence in Vinod Shettigar murder case

Friday, March 29th, 2019

Udupi : The Principal District and Sessions Court on Thursday sentenced four persons in the murder of an undertrial, Vinod Shettigar, which took place at the District Jail at Anjar near Hiriyadka in Udupi district on January 14, 2011, to life imprisonment and imposed a fine of ₹ 20,000 each, under Section 302 of Indian […]

Date of trial in Bhaskar Shetty case to be fixed on Nov. 28

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
bhasker murder case

Mangaluru:The Principal District and Sessions Court on Monday decided to fix the date of trial in the Bhaskar Shetty murder case on November 28. Shanthi Bai, Principal Public Prosecutor, told that the charges were read out against all the five accused in the case in the court here on Monday. But all of them denied […]

Five BJP, Sangh Parivar leaders grant conditional anticipatory bail

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Sangha Parivar

Mangaluru : The IV Additional District and Sessions Court has granted conditional anticipatory bail to five BJP and Sangh Parivar leaders who are facing the charges of conspiracy of stone pelting during the funeral procession of RSS worker Sharath Kumar Madivala on July 8. BJP state Backward community Morcha secretary Satyajith Surathkal, Bajrang Dal Prantha […]

Actor Vinod Alva gets bail

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015
Vinod Alva

Putturu : The V Additional District and Sessions Court, Puttur, on Tuesday allowed a petition filed by actor Vinod Alva seeking his enlargement on bail in a case of attempt to murder registered against him by the Puttur Town Police. However, the conditions set by the court were not known yet. A government advocate said […]

Sessions court sentenced seven years RI on rapist Ramesh Kanyana

Friday, July 18th, 2014
seven years RI

Mangalore : Ramesh (22) from Kanyana sentenced to seven years of rigorous imprisonment by Dakshina Kannada district chief and sessions court,  after finding him guilty of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl under Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. The charge-sheet said Ramesh took the girl to Dharmasthala in September 2013, […]

Witness identifies auto used in Manipal rape

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Manipal Gang Rape

Manipal : As many as five witnesses deposed before the District and Sessions Court in the Manipal gang-rape case here on Tuesday. A student of Manipal University from Kerala was abducted in an autorickshaw and gang-raped near Manipal on June 20, 2013. The police nabbed three suspects Yogesh Poojary, Hariprasad Poojary, and Anand on June […]