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1999 IC-814 Kandahar hijacking case: Apex court admits appeal filed by convict Momin

1999 IC-814 Kandahar hijacking case: Apex court admits appeal filed by convict Momin

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) The Supreme Court today granted leave and admitted the appeal filed by one of the convicts and co-conspirators, Abdul Latif Adam Momin, in the 1999 IC-814 Kandahar hijacking case in which three dreaded terrorists had been freed in exchange for the passengers of the Airbus 320. A division bench, headed by Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose and also comprising Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, held,' We would hear the matter at a great length.' The Punjab and Haryana High Court had sentenced Momin to life imprisonment. Subsequently, he had challenged it in the apex court. Momin is one of the co-conspirators in the hijacking case. He was alleged to have the knowledge of the plane hijacking, according to the prosecution. The prosecution stated that there were a total of 10 accused, out of which seven had been declared as Proclaimed Offenders, (POs) by the court. Three had been sentenced to life imprisonment by a lower court in Punjab. Thereafter, only Momin was handed down the life imprisonment by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The Central Bureau of Investigation, the probe agency in the case, had challenged in the apex court the acquittal of two accused. UNI XC RP1611

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CISF apprehends one at IGI Airport for entering on fake ticket

19 Apr 2018 | 9:31 PM

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday apprehended one person for entering terminal building on fake ticket at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here.

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Punjab, Nagaland CMs call on Rajnath; discuss key issues

Punjab, Nagaland CMs call on Rajnath; discuss key issues

19 Apr 2018 | 9:31 PM

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphu Rio on Thursday called on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh here and apprised him about the situation in the state.

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Most Indians, including those in BJP, understand truth about Amit Shah: Rahul

Most Indians, including those in BJP, understand truth about Amit Shah: Rahul

19 Apr 2018 | 9:07 PM

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) On a day when the Supreme Court dismissed petitions for setting up a probe into the death of justice Loya, who was hearing the Sohrabuddin encounter case, where BJP president Amit Shah was an accused, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said 'most Indians, including those in the BJP, instinctively understand the truth about Amit Shah'.

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Naidu stresses on education and sanitation as important for country

Naidu stresses on education and sanitation as important for country

19 Apr 2018 | 8:55 PM

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) Education and sanitation are important in our country, Vice President M.

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960 gm gold powder seized at Mumbai airport

19 Apr 2018 | 8:50 PM

New Delhi, Apr 19 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday nabbed a passenger carrying 960 gms gold dust blended with highly concentrated gel and that was concealed in the cloth belt at terminal 2 of Chhatrapati Shivaji International (CSI) airport Mumbai.

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