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15 Somali pirates arrested in 2011 get seven-year jail sentence

A Mumbai Court sentenced seven years rigorous imprisonment to 15 Somali pirates after they were convicted for attempt to murder and kidnapping. They were arrested in January 2011 with two rocket launchers and AK47 guns in Indian region of Arabian sea. They were initially charged with murder but as a witness

Cruelty by Husband or Relative of Husband A brief analysis

The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1983 introduced the Code S. 498A to combat the menace of dowry death. According to the section, whoever, being the husband or  the relative of the husband of a woman, subjects such woman to cruelty shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three