India, Portugal ink seven pacts after Modi-Sousa talks
The pacts provide for cooperation in areas of investment, transport, ports, culture and industrial and intellectual property rights. Portugal is an important country for India in Southern Europe, and bilateral ties have witnessed a steady progress in the last 15 years. In October 2005, Portugal extradited Abu Salem and Monica Bedi to face terror charges.
Portuguese team to visit Mumbai to check on Abu Salem
The development came even as a Delhi court on Thursday jailed Salem for seven years ove...
Gangster Abu Salem convicted in 2002 extortion case
Additional Sessions Judge Tarun Sehrawat held Salem guilty of extortion and criminal inti...
Bombay High Court rejects Abu Salem's plea for parole to marry
The gangster, who is lodged at Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai, approached the high court after prison authorities rejected his plea for parole.
Gangster Abu Salem denied parole to get married
The application of Salem, serving a life sentence, was forwarded to the Konkan Divisional Commissioner for a decision, the official said.
Abu Salem sent to jail for 7 years by Delhi court for extortion
A Delhi court today sentenced gangster Abu Salem to seven years rigorous imprisonment for demanding Rs. 5 crore as protection money from a Delhi-based businessman in 2002.
Abu Salem moves Portugal court in bid to get out of India
In a fresh application filed through his lawyer Manuel Luis Ferreira on May 31, Salem sought to be taken to Portugal to testify. He is undergoing life terms in the 1995 builder Pradeep Jain murder case and the 1993 serial blasts cases.
Extortion case: Abu Salem claims lack of evidence against him
Salem, along with five other accused, is facing trial for allegedly demanding Rs 5 crore as protection money from businessman Ashok Gupta, a resident of Greater Kailash in south Delhi.
How to execute Abu Salem's sentence is up to government, says TADA court
Salem, arrested in Portugal in 2002 and extradited to India in 2005, had argued that he cannot be given a sentence longer than 25 years as per the extradition treaty.
Abu Salem’s case shifts to terms of extradition with Portugal
He has six more cases pending against him, including over murder and extortion. If these don’t get over in 13 years, it would be interesting to see how the legal process would go forward.
Abu Salem verdict shows India's resolve to fight terrorism, says BJP
A Mumbai court has awarded death sentence to Tahir Merchant and Firoz Abdul Rashid Khan and life imprisonment to extradited gangster Abu Salem in the case in 1993 blast case.
Abu Salem gets away with life, 2 get death
Apart from Salem, the court had also convicted Mohammed Tahir Merchant alias Tahir Takla, Karimullah Khan, Riyaz Siddiqui and Feroze Abdul Rashid Khan.
‘Do Abu Salem’s life terms violate India’s treaty with Portugal?’
Last January, when the 1993 serial blasts trial was still on in Mumbai, Salem had filed a case before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) seeking his return to Portugal.
1993 Mumbai blasts: SC seeks Maha govt's reply on Abu Salem's plea
Salem, who was extradited from Portugal in 2005, was awarded life term in the case by a designated TADA court in Mumbai in September last year.
1993 blasts case: CBI seeks life term for Abu Salem
The special prosecutor said Salem was the main conspirator who shouldered a "higher degree" of responsibility in planning and executing the blasts.
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