Tag 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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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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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 01

Man Convicted Of Rape Released After His “Victim” Marries Him And Has His Child

Man Convicted Of Rape Released After His “Victim” Marries Him And Has His Child

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