Indonesia to probe jailbreak as 150 inmates remain on the run

Indonesia has launched an investigation into accusations of mistreatment by prison guards, after around 350 inmates broke out of an overcrowded jail on Sumatra island in Riau Province last week, an official said on Monday.

May 08, 2017, 16:04 PM IST

Drones flying into UK prisons to be probed

UK's Prison Service and police are set to probe drones flying drugs and mobile phones to inmates in England and Wales, the media reported on Monday.

Apr 17, 2017, 16:13 PM IST

Up to 200 inmates riot at British prison

British police were on Sunday trying to quell a prison riot involving up to 200 inmates, which broke out just days after a warders` association warned of a "bloodbath" in the UK`s detention facilities.

Nov 07, 2016, 04:44 AM IST

''Trustworthy'' faces escape harsher punishment

The perceived trustworthiness of an inmate`s face may determine the severity of the sentence he receives, a study says.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Tihar Superintendent suspended inmates escape

Delhi government on Monday suspended a Tihar jail Superintendent in connection with the escape of two inmates from the prison last month.

Jul 06, 2015, 23:58 PM IST

Strategic arrest on Friday night violation of Constitution: CIC

Strategically arresting people on Friday night to deprive them a court hearing till Monday is a violation of the Constitution, the Central Information Commission has held.

Jul 05, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

China takes officials to prison as warning: Report

 Chinese officials have been sent on prison tours visiting inmates including former colleagues as a warning against corruption, state-run media said Monday, provoking mockery online.

May 25, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

36 killed as 40 inmates escape in Iraq prison break: Police

Forty inmates in a prison in eastern Iraq, including some convicted of terrorism charges, have escaped amid a riot that killed at least six police officers and 30 prisoners, authorities said on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 20:08 PM IST

Ten Iraqi policemen, eight prisoners killed in jail break north of Baghdad

Ten Iraqi policemen and eight prisoners were killed late on Friday as dozens of inmates escaped from a prison holding 300 people charged with acts of terrorism, a security official and a police source said on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Two dead, 21 injured in Athens prison fighting

 Two inmates were killed and 21 others injured during fighting that broke out in an Athens prison on Sunday, the justice ministry said.

May 04, 2015, 04:46 AM IST

Qaeda frees 300 inmates in Yemen jailbreak

Al Qaeda militants stormed a prison in southeastern Yemen on Thursday, freeing several hundred inmates including one of their leaders, a security official said.

Apr 02, 2015, 13:36 PM IST

Juvenile home inmates pelt stones at cops

Angry over poor quality of food served during Navratra, inmates of a juvenile home here tonight went on rampage and pelted stones at policemen.

Mar 23, 2015, 01:01 AM IST

Six inmates in Taiwan hostage standoff commit suicide

Six prisoners at a southern Taiwan jail committed suicide on Thursday, ending a standoff after they took several staff hostage to complain about unfair trials and demand their freedom, officials said.

Feb 12, 2015, 09:08 AM IST
'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Secret eviction shocks inmates!

'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Secret eviction shocks inmates!

Each episode of reality show 'Bigg Boss season 8 is giving its viewers all the 'masala' they want. Last night's saw Gautam Gulati in a weak moment, when Ali Quli Mirza tried to get him out from the torture task, so that Pritam Singh from his team wins it.

Jan 22, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

Tihar starts re-lodging of 6000 inmates

 In order to break groupism among the inmates, Tihar jail administration has started re-lodging more than 6,000 prisoners in an alphabetical order replacing the earlier practice of keeping the accused in similar cases together.

Dec 28, 2014, 14:51 PM IST
Ex 'Bigg Boss' inmates celebrate with Salman Khan on 49th birthday!

Ex 'Bigg Boss' inmates celebrate with Salman Khan on 49th birthday!

Salman Khan turned 49-year-old today and B-Town has been showering him with best of the wishes on Twitter.

Dec 27, 2014, 17:57 PM IST

Prison break frees 200 inmates in central Nigeria

Gunmen broke into a prison in the central Nigerian city of Minna, freeing around 200 inmates, a police spokesman and security sources said.

Dec 08, 2014, 01:49 AM IST
'Bigg Boss 8': Nigaar Khan enters house, inmates surprised!

'Bigg Boss 8': Nigaar Khan enters house, inmates surprised!

The drama, fights and unwanted abuses inside the mad house of 'Bigg Boss' will get more interesting as Nigaar Khan made her surprise entry inside the 'BB8' abode. In yet another unexpected twist, last season's winner Gauahar Khan's elder sister is seen entering the house as the fourth wild card member after Ali, Dimpy and Renee.

Nov 11, 2014, 10:17 AM IST

Diseases are affecting inmates due to unhygienic condition in Tihar, HC told

 The Delhi High Court was today told that due to a large number of undertrials cramped in unhygienic conditions, they are being affected by numerous diseases in the jail premises.

Oct 16, 2014, 00:00 AM IST