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Death row convict Yakub Memon pursuing PG course

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:53

Death row convict Yakub Abdul Razak Memon, a key conspirator with Dawood Ibrahim in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case whose execution was stayed by the Supreme Court last week, is appearing for MA (Political Science) examination in the central jail here.

Jail sepoy arrested for abetting wife`s suicide

Last Updated: Monday, May 26, 2014, 15:04

A jail sepoy with the Central Jail here has been arrested alongwith two other family members for allegedly harassing his wife for dowry and driving her to commit suicide, police said today.

2002 Akshardham attack case: Four convicts walk out of jail after 11 years

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 01:08

A day after the Supreme Court acquitted all six convicts in the 2002 Akshardham temple terror attack case, four of them who have spent eleven years in the Sabarmati Central Jail here were released on Saturday.

Six undertrials booked for assaulting police personnel in Nashik

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 13:34

Six under-trials at the Nashik Central Jail, who were charged under Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) last year, have been booked for attacking police personnel on duty and attempting to snatch their service revolver at a court here, police said Thursday.

Life term convict escapes from Nashik Central Jail

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:24

A 32-year-old prisoner, who was undergoing life term for murdering his wife, escaped from Nashik Central Jail by scaling a 15 feet wall using a rope made from towels, police said Monday.

Revati Singh murder case: 4 cops arrested as convict escapes

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 13:55

Four policemen were arrested and sent to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader`s wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court for hearing in a case.

Bangladeshi militants free convicts in attack

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 21:17

Dozens of militants from banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh carried out daring attack on outskirts of Dhaka killing a policeman and freeing three convicts, one of whom was later recaptured.

2008 serial blasts: Court issues notices to prison authorities

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 18:45

Irked over non-production of 11 of 13 members of Indian Mujahideen facing trial in September 2008 Delhi serial blasts, court issued show cause notices to superintendents of Mumbai and Ahmedabad jails.

24 prisoners freed, 1,000 get remission in Delhi

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 18:29

A total of 24 prisoners were freed from Tihar Central Jail here and 1,000 others, except those convicted for rape, smuggling, and drugs offences, got remission in their sentences ranging from 15 days to two months on the occasion of the Republic Day, an official said.

Bangladesh executes Islamist leader Abdul Quader Molla, violence erupts on streets

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 03:33

Violence broke out in Bangladesh after Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdul Quader Molla was executed on Thursday night for genocide during the country`s 1971 liberation war.

Family in jail to meet Mollah

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 21:26

The family members of Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Abdul Qader Mollah, who is facing the gallows, arrived Thursday in the Dhaka Central Jail to meet him.

J&K DG prisons reviewed Srinagar Central Jail security

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 17:08

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of prisons has reviewed security of the Central Jail here.