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Salman Khan arrives at Jodhpur airport after he was granted bail in the 1998 Black Buck poaching case in which he was earlier sentenced to five years in jail, in Jodhpur.

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Actor Salman Khan's sisters Alwira Khan and Arpita Khan arrive at the court, in Jodhpur.

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Victor Groves, Sarah’s father, is fed up with the slow trial

Richard de Wit, from the Netherlands

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On April 6, 2013, Sarah Groves was found dead in New Beauty houseboat

Neelam Katara fought a long battle against her son’s killers

In this file photo, Bollywood actor Salman Khan is seen at the trailer launch of his movie 'Hero' in Mumbai. A court in has acquitted Khan of shooting and killing three endangered animals nearly two decades ago.

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Sheena Bora: No one knows the final twist in the tale but film rights are already being auctioned.

Peter Mukerjea being produced by the CBI at the Esplanade court in Mumbai in connection with Sheena Bora murder case.

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Peter Mukherjea produced at Killa court, in Mumbai.

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Peter Mukherjea produced at Killa court, in Mumbai.

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Indrani Mukherjea produced at Killa court, in Mumbai.

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CBI team comes out after raiding Mikhail Bora’s Sundarpur residence in connection with Sheena Bora murder case, in Guwahati.

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Maldives former president Mohamed Nasheed, center, escorted by policemen returns after appearing at the High Court in Male, Maldives. Nasheed is currently in jail after a Maldivian court in March found him guilty of ordering the military to detain a senior judge when he was president three years ago.

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Siddharth Das, biological father of Sheena Bora arrives at the Khar Police Station in Mumbai.

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Indrani Mukerjee, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, being taken to another police station from Khar police station in Mumbai.

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Sanjeev Khanna, accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, being taken to another police station from Khar police station in Mumbai.

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Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea's husband Peter Mukerjea at Khar police station in Mumbai.

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Indrani’s house in Guwahati

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Past imperfect House of B.P. Chaudhury, Indrani’s first husband in Guwahati

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Indrani in police custody in Mumbai

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Indrani, circled, at a class V group photo

Siddhartha Das, biological father of Sheena Bora interacts with media in Kolkata. A day after gory details of Sheena Bora murder case were revealed by police in court, her biological father came out in the open for the first time while skeletal remains purportedly of the 24-year-old unearthed in Raigad were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory in Mumbai. Siddharth Das said he was Sheena's biological father though he had never married her mother and main accused Indrani Mukherjea and said "she should be hanged" if she had committed the murder.

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A day after gory details of Sheena Bora murder case were revealed by police in court, her biological father came out in the open for the first time while skeletal remains purportedly of the 24-year-old unearthed in Raigad were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory in Mumbai. Siddharth Das said he was Sheena's biological father though he had never married her mother and main accused Indrani Mukherjea and said "she should be hanged" if she had committed the murder.

A day after gory details of Sheena Bora murder case were revealed by police in court, her biological father came out in the open for the first time while skeletal remains purportedly of the 24-year-old unearthed in Raigad were sent to Forensic Science Laboratory in Mumbai. Siddharth Das said he was Sheena's biological father though he had never married her mother and main accused Indrani Mukherjea and said "she should be hanged" if she had committed the murder.

Indrani Mukerjea's daughter Vidhi (in black) arrives at Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in Mumbai, Maharshtra.

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Indrani Mukerjea's ex husband Sanjeev Khanna, accused in Sheena Bora murder case, produced at Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in Mumbai, Maharshtra.

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Indrani Mukerjea's driver Shyam Rai accused in Sheena Bora murder case, produced at Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in Mumbai, Maharshtra.

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Indrani Mukerjea, accused in Sheena Bora murder case, produced at Bandra Metropolitan Magistrate’s court in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Sheena Bora murder case accused Sanjeev Khanna at Khar Police Station in Mumbai.

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Indrani Mukerjea being taken to the Khar police station in Mumbai on Friday night. She was arrested allegedly in a murder case of her daughter Sheena Bora.

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Sanjeev Khanna (covered face), ex-husband of Indrani Mukherjee, brought at the Khar Police Station in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Sheena Bora's brother Mikhail Bora arrives at the airport, in Mumbai.

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Wronged son Mumbai police talk with Mikhail Bora in Guwahati

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Partner in crime? Sanjeev Khanna produced in court in Calcutta

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A family affair Sheena Bora with her mother’s stepson Rahul Mukerjea

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Rahul Mukerjea ex-lover of Sheena Bora arrives for questioning in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case at Khar Police Station in Mumbai.

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Investigators in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case are not ruling out the "honour killing" angle after it came to light that both Peter Mukherjea and main accused Indrani allegedly disapproved of the "relationship" between his son Rahul and the victim.

Indrani Mukherjea on Facebook

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Homeless people protest outside the High Court in Mumbai against the suspension of actor Salman Khan's sentence.

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Salman Khan with father Salim Khan and brother Arbaz Khan at his residence after returning from the sessions court, in Mumbai.

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Salman Khan with father Salim Khan and brother at his residence after returning from the sessions court, in Mumbai.

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Fans hold posters displaying portrait of Salman Khan as they celebrate in Ahmedabad. Fans of one of India’s biggest movie stars celebrated after a court granted bail to Khan until it hears his appeal challenging his conviction in a drunk-driving hit-and-run case.

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In a major relief to actor Salman Khan, the Bombay High Court suspended his 5-year sentence. According to TV reports, the actor now has to go to a trial court to execute fresh bail bond because his interim bail is ending today.

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Aamir Khan leaves after meeting actor Salman Khan at his residence in Mumbai. Salman, sentenced 5 years in jail in the hit-and-run case, is on a two-day interim bail.

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DYO activists protest against singer Abhijeet's alleged inhuman comments against poor people during a rally in Kolkata. As Bollywood stood by Salman Khan after his conviction in the 2002 hit-and-run case, singer Abhijeet and the star's friend Farah Khan Ali courted a controversy over their "insensitive" comments against the homeless. Abhijeet in a series of tweets said roads are meant for cars and dogs and not for people to sleep on.

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A day after Salman Khan was announced guilty of all eight charges in the 2002 hit-and-run case and was sentenced to five years of jail by a Mumbai Sessions Court, his close friend and superstar Aamir Khan met him at his residence.

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Members of the media jostle for space outside the Mumbai Sessions court during Bollywood actor Salman Khan's verdict in Mumbai.

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A man reads a newspaper that has the news of Salman Khan’s court verdict on the front page in Ahmadabad.

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Salman Khan leaves the court after getting an interim 2 days bail by the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case in Mumbai. The court sentenced Khan to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide for the death of a man in the case.

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Salman Khan leaves the court after getting an interim 2 days bail by the High Court in the 2002 hit-and-run case in Mumbai. The court sentenced Khan to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide for the death of a man in the case.

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Fans of Salman Khan at a silent march to support him after a court sentenced him to 5 years jail in 2002 hit-and-run case, in Nagpur.

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Salman Khan's brother actor Sohail Khan comes out of the court after the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case in Mumbai.

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Salman Khan arrives at a court in Mumbai.

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Salman Khan before leaving for the court to hear the verdict on the 2002 hit-and-run case in Mumbai.

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Combo: Salman Khan hugs his mother before leaving from his home for the court, in Mumbai. Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail on the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder by a Mumbai sessions court in the 2002 hit and run case. Judge DW Deshpande convicted the 49-year-old of culpable homicide for crashing his SUV while drunk into a group of homeless men sleeping on the pavement and then fleeing the scene. ('All Charges Against You Proved,' Says Judge to Salman Khan) "You were driving the car, without a licence and you were under the influence of alcohol," the judge told Salman Khan.

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Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail on the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder by a Mumbai sessions court in the 2002 hit and run case. One person, Nurullah Sharif, died in the accident and four were injured - Abdullah Shaikh, Muslim Shaikh, Munnu Khan and Mohammed Kalim. "We want compensation but don't want him (Salman Khan) punished. Even if he gets some punishment, it won't give back our 13 years," said Abdullah Shaikh, who lost his leg.

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Salman Khan has been sentenced to five years in jail on the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder by a Mumbai sessions court in the 2002 hit and run case.

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Asaram Bapu being produced at a session court for the sexual assault case, in Jodhpur.

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Asaram Bapu being produced at a session court for the sexual assault case, in Jodhpur.

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Salman Khan arrives at Jodhpur airport after being summoned by Jodhpur court to record his statement in the Arms Act.

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Salman Khan arrives at Jodhpur airport after being summoned by Jodhpur court to record his statement in the Arms Act.

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Actor Salman Khan at the Sessions Court in Mumbai in connection with the 2002 hit and run case.

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Actor Salman Khan at the sessions court in Mumbai in connection with the ongoing 2002 hit and run case.

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Congress leader Shashi Tharoor leaves from Delhi Police SIT office in Vasant Vihar, in New Delhi after being questioned in connection with his wife Sunanda Pushkar's murder case.

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Nitish Katara's mother Neelam Katara reacts on the Delhi High Court verdict on her son's murder case in New Delhi. The court turned down plea for death sentence to three convicts Vikas Yadav, brother of Katara's friend Bharti, Vishal Yadav, Bharti's cousin, and contract killer Sukhdev Pehalwan but sentenced them to 30 years in prison.

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Post-mortem Sunanda’s body being loaded on to the ambulance

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Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi addresses media in New Delhi.

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File Photo: A Special Investigation Team has been formed by Delhi Police to probe the mysterious death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar after registering a murder case based on a medical report.

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Cape Town High Court Judge Jeanette Traverso, as she gives her verdict in the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewan in a court in Cape Town South Africa. British man Shrien Dwani accused of killing his wife Anni while they were on honeymoon in Cape Town was acquitted of murder after South African judge Jeanette Traverso concluded that the prosecution's case did not have sufficient evidence. Shrien Dewani promptly descended stairs leading out of the courtroom following the not guilty ruling.

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Ami Denborg, left, and her brother Anish Hindocha, right, react after the court case that acquitted their sister's former husband Shrien Dwani from murdering her at the high court in Cape Town, South Africa.

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File Photo: A witness in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving superstar Salman Khan said the actor was not smelling of liquor when he met him at his place a few hours after the mishap.

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Actor Salman Khan outside the Mumbai Sessions Court to attend a hearing in the 2002 hit-and-run case that involved him, in Mumbai.

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Salman Khan leaves from sessions court in Mumbai.

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Preity Zinta comes out of BCCI headquarters in Mumbai. Mumbai Police today recorded her statement in connection with the she has registered against her former boyfriend and industrialist Ness Wadia.

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Jiah Khan's mother Rabiya during a press conference about her daughter's suicide case, in Mumbai.

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Twists and turns The Talwars being taken away after the judgement

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Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur are driven away by police outside a court after their trial for double murder in Ghaziabad.

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The ones who got away? Joint CBI director Arun Kumar addressing a press conference in 2008

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Unfair trial? Talwars being taken to jail after being produced in CBI court

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Friends of Aarushi A candlelight vigil at Jant ar Mantar on January 30, 2011, demanding justice for her

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Portrait from happier times

Salman Khan leaves after appearing in a court following the hit and run case in Mumbai. A Mumbai court framed charges against actor Salman Khan for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run case for which he may face a jail term upto 10 years, setting the stage for trial.

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Nupur Talwar comes out from jail in Ghaziabad after being released on bail in connection with the twin murder case of her daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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File Photo-Nupur Talwar has been granted bail by the Supreme Court

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File: Sanjeev Nanda (c), convicted in the BMW hit-and-run case, got a reprieve from the Supreme Court which refused to enhance the quantum of punishment of two years already undergone by him and directed him to do community service for two years. Nanda, grandson of former Naval Chief S M Nanda, was ordered by the court to pay a compensation of Rs 50 lakh to the Centre which will be used for road accident victims.

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Combo image shows Nupur Talwar and Rajesh Talwar at a CBI court in Ghaziabad. The court has charged the dentist couple with the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to jail after she was produced in a CBI court in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help. Her husband Rajesh Talwar, out on bail, is also seen in the picture.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to a jail after she was produced in a CBI court in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to a CBI court from jail in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to a CBI court from jail in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to a CBI court in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to a CBI court from jail in Ghaziabad in connection with the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and domestic help.

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File: Nupur Talwar being taken to jail after a CBI court in Ghaziabad rejected her bail petition in the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and their domestic help. Nupur was denied bail by a special CBI court which felt she may create hindrance in trial and flee from justice if granted relief.

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Nupur Talwar being taken to jail after a CBI court in Ghaziabad rejected her bail petition in the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi and their domestic help.

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File: Nupur Talwar, mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, surrendered before a special CBI court following a Supreme Court directive to her to do so in the twin murder case of her 14-year-old daughter and domestic help in Noida four years ago.

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Nupur Talwar arrives at the Supreme Court in connection with the hearing of her plea seeking a stay on the non-bailable warrant issued against her by a trial court in connection with the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, in New Delhi.

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Nupur Talwar arrives at the Supreme Court in connection with the hearing of her plea seeking a stay on the non-bailable warrant issued against her by a trial court in connection with the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, in New Delhi.

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