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Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday dropped charges under National Security Act against Dr Kafeel Khan, the pediatrician directing his immediate release. Dr Kafeel Khan has been incarcerated in Mathura jail for the last six months.  The HC bench comprising Chief Justice Govind Marhur and Justice Saumitra Dayal Singh cancelled his detention in a habeaus… Continue reading Allahabad HC orders Dr Kafeel Khan’s release, sets aside detention order under NSA

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AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

Facts: According to Hindu mythology, Lord Rama was born on the Sarayu river banks, which in present-day is a place identified in Uttar Pradesh. According to Hindu beliefs, a temple stood at the birthplace of Lord Rama, which was demolished in 1528 by Mughal emperor Babur who then constructed the Babri Masjid there. Again in… Continue reading AYODHYA BABRI MASJID DISPUTE

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Involvement of 5 or more necessary for conviction under dacoity: Allahabad HC

Acquits three persons in a 1981 case The Allahabad High Court has overturned a 37-year-old conviction under dacoity of three persons from Kanpur Dehat on the grounds that in the absence of involvement of five or more persons, no sentence should be made out under clauses of dacoity. Justice Saurabh Shyam Shamshery overruled the judgment… Continue reading Involvement of 5 or more necessary for conviction under dacoity: Allahabad HC