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Written by fe Bureau | Updated: Apr 1 2010, 03:44am hrs
Notice to CBI on transferring 84 cases

A Delhi court has sought a response from the CBI for transferring 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases involving Congress leader Sajjan Kumar to some other court in the city. District Judge GP Mittal asked the investigating agency to respond to the plea of a co-accused of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases raising objections to the trial court which is hearing the case and asked it to file its reply by April one.

New twist to battle over Jinnah House

In a new twist in the case of legal battle over the Jinnah House, the property of Pakistans founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah here, a copy of his will bequeathing the property to his sister was found recently. The will mentions that the leader bequeathed the property to his sister Fatima Jinnah, an official said. Dina Wadia, Jinnahs daughter, has laid claim to the Jinnah House, a colonial bungalow on Mount Pleasant Road at upmarket Malabar Hill in south Mumbai.

Death sentence for 5 in honour killing case

In a landmark judgement in a Haryana honour killing case, a court here today awarded capital punishment to five persons and life sentence to one for murdering a couple on the diktats of a self-styled community panchayat for marrying against societal norms.