Category Archive: India

Apr 03

Usha Tanpure Acquitted Of 2001 Conviction For Arguing With Man

Usha Tanpure has been acquitted by the Bombay High Court of her 2001 conviction for humiliating a man during an argument in public. In the fall of 2000 Tanpure was living in Pune, India. Pune is about 90 miles east of Mumbai. She celebrated a holiday by wearing a nightgown to her work. A man …

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Nov 27

Justice Denied Issue 65 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 65

Issue 65 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 65 includes the following articles: Federal Judge Grants Brendan Dassey New Trial And Castigates His First Lawyer Justice Denied’s Mobile Device Homepage Is Online! David Bryant’s Rape Conviction Based On Fantasist’s Fabrications Tossed By Appeals Court Michael Kenneth McAlister Will …

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Aug 05

Man Acquitted Of Rape After Completing Prison Sentence Wants Euthanasia If Not Compensated

Gopal Shete (Nagpur Today)

On June 10, 2015 the High Court of Bombay acquitted Gopal Shete of raping a girl in 2008 — three months after he had completed his prison sentence. A mentally challenged girl was raped in December 2008 at the railway station in Ghatkopar, India, outside of Mumbai. The victim told the police that her assailant …

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Jul 26

Thirty Percent Of Death Row Prisoners In India Are Acquitted On Appeal

Death Penalty India Report (Volume II) – 2016

Thirty percent of the defendants convicted of a capital crime and sentenced to death in India are acquitted on appeal. That is one of the most striking findings in “The Death Penalty India Report.” The report is the result of a research project by the Centre on the Death Penalty at the National Law University …

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Dec 01

Innocents Database Now Sortable And Searchable!!

The <a href=”http://forejustice.org/innocentsdatabase.htm”>Innocents Database</a> linked to from Justice Denied’s website is not only the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, but it is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The Innocents Database currently includes 5,943 cases — 3,604 from the …

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Mar 12

Appeals Court Clears Two Men Of Selling Substandard Toast At A Bakery

Indian Toast (oneworldplate.com)

Shaikh Alimoddin and Shaikh Jalaloodin have been acquitted by an appeals court in India of selling substandard toast. On January 6, 1995 a health inspector bought toast at the bakery owned by Alimoddin in Jalgaon, India. Jalgaon is a city of almost 400,000 people about 250 miles northwest of Mumbai. The health inspector sent the …

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Nov 23

Compensation Ordered For Man Wrongly Convicted Of Attempted Culpable Homicide

Kerala High Court in Kochi, Kerala, India (www.highcourtofkerala.nic.in)

India’s High Court in Kerala has ordered that Muraleedharan R U be provided with compensation for his wrongful conviction of attempted culpable homicide. In 2004 Muraleedharan was an employee of the Changaramkari temple in Mararikulam, on India’s southwest coast. On September 27, 2004 he got into a fight with a neighbor who used Muraleedharan’s motorcycle …

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Aug 28

15-Year-Old Girl Raped By Father Has Fornication Conviction Overturned

Maldivian young woman in traditional dress (Alamy)

A 15-year-old girl who gave birth to her father’s baby has had her fornication conviction and sentence of 100 lashes and house arrest overturned by the Maldives High Court. The Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean 250 miles south-west of India. As a Muslim country that is a former British protectorate, the …

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Feb 28

Justice Denied Issue 53 Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 53 is now online. Issue 53 includes the following articles: Tyrone Noling Is On Ohio’s Death Row For Murders Committed By A Serial Killer Juan Rivera Released From 19 Year “Nightmare Of Wrongful Incarceration” Justice Denied’s Website Visited By Cities Around The World Malenne Joseph Files Lawsuit For Mistaken Identity Wrongful Conviction …

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May 07

Justice Denied’s Website Visited By Cities Around The World

Justice Denied’s Website Visited By Cities Around The World

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