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Nigerian murdered in Goa and aftermath

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The Nigerian murdered in Goa seemed like any of our many crimes till state ministers started making blatantly racist comments about Nigerians in the media. I started reading up on various aspects of the story. Here is what all I found. There is no way to conclude anything based on Googled news reports, but it …

Who is hapless?

Pumping Fist Graffiti

Sometimes Indian justice system leaves me stunned with the sheer absurdity of it. The Supreme Court today discarded the contention of the police that the death sentence awarded to former Youth Congress leader Sushil Sharma should be retained as he shot dead and burnt the body of a helpless woman, his wife Naina Sahni, saying …

Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed

Bera Murder Appeal Partly Allowed By Vijay Panjwani, Advocate. Thursday May 3, 2012. The murder appeal raised important issues: (i)           of excessive incarceration than maximum permissible under  which accused appellants finally convicted by Supreme Court . (ii)          indiscriminate use of Section 302 IPC prescribing capital sentence rather than 304-B IPC in a case of dowry …