Ensure Section 66A of IT Act is not invoked, Supreme Court directs all states and courts

New Delhi: A bench of the Supreme Court on Friday directed all state governments to remind their respective police departments of its March 24, 205 order which led to the scrapping of Section 66A of the Information Technology (IT) Act. This act enabled police to arrest anyone accused of ‘spreading offensive content’ on social media. [...]

Kerala nun rape case: Congregation asks Sister Kalappura to ‘change her mind, attitude’

Thiruvananthapuram: The nuns demanding rape-accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal’s arrest have been issued yet another threatening letter by a congregation. Earlier this year, the five nuns living with the rape survivor nun to express their support for her were issued transfer orders by the Missionaries of Jesus asking them to shift from Kerala to Bihar, Punjab [...]

LDF Enjoys Upper Hand, Wins 16 Out of 30 Seats in Kerala Local Body By-Elections

The ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) in Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] has bagged 16 of 30 seats in the recently concluded by-elections for various local bodies across the state. The Congress-led United Democratic Front which is also in the opposition, has won 12 seats, while the Bharatiya Janata Party [...]

Sabarimala meant for devotees, says Kerala HC

Sabarimala meant for devotees, says Kerala HC Kerala had witnessed massive protests last week after the two women in their 40s entered the temple. Share: Updated: Jan 08, 2019, 20:35 PM IST Source:PTI Trending News Kochi: The Kerala High Court Tuesday observed that Sabarimala was meant for devotees and that the state government should identify [...]

Catholic church priest Fr Robin convicted in Kerala rape case

A Kerala church priest accused of raping and impregnating a minor has been convicted by a local court on Friday. Fr Robin Vadakkumcherry, the prime accused in the Kottiyoor rape case, has been held guilty of sexually exploiting and impregnating a 16-year-old girl in Kottiyoor in Kerala’s Kannur district. He has been sentenced to 20 [...]

Kerala priest Robin Vadakkumchery guilty of raping a minor, Charged with 20 year imprisonment

16 FEBRUARY 2019 | ENGLISH | CRIME | GENERAL AUDIENCE A priest with the Mananthavady diocese in Kerala, Father Robin Vadakkumchery was found guilty of raping and impregnating a minor and was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by a POCSO court. Know more! <!– –> Article source: Legal News

Kerala priest sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine for raping and impregnating…

Thalassery: A former vicar of a Catholic church near was Saturday sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor in 2016. Thalassery POCSO Court judge PS  Vinod also slapped a fine of Rs 3 lakh on Robin Vadakkencheril (51).  The accused was sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment each under various sections of [...]

Kerala High Court asks ragging accused to join anti-ragging drive

In an interesting order, Justice B. Sudheendra Kumar of the Kerala High Court (HC) on Friday asked 10 undergraduate students of a college in Kannur, who expressed regret to the court for ragging a student, to take part in an anti-ragging campaign being conducted on their college campus. The High Court passed the order when [...]

Kerala Priest Held Guilty of Raping and Impregnating Minor, Gets 20 Years in Prison

Thiruvananthapuram: Father Robin Vadakkanchery, the main accused in a minor girl’s rape case in Kottiyoor, Kerala, was sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment on Saturday. The priest was found guilty by the additional district sessions court in Thalassery, Kannur, which is the designated court for hearing POSCO Act cases, on Saturday. Six others, who [...]

Kottiyur rape case: Father Robin Vadakkumcherry sentenced to 20 years in jail by Kerala court

Related News Father Robin Vadakkuncheril during his arrest. (Express Photo) A Thalaserry POCSO court Saturday pronounced Father Robin Vadakkumcherry guilty of raping a minor girl sentencing him to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2 lakh. The priest, Father Robin alias Mathew Vadakkencheril, 48, was the vicar of the local church in Kottiyur and manager [...]

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