Jail break

Prisoners escape from Telangana's Warangal jail, manhunt on

Two prisoners escaped from Warangal Central Jail in Telangana early on Saturday, police said. A manhunt is on to nab the convicts.

Nov 12, 2016, 14:43 PM IST

Two top prison officials among 13 held over Mexico jail break

The former head of Mexico's federal prisons and the ex-director of the Altiplano penitentiary that drug capo Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from are among 13 additional people arrested in the jail break, an official with the federal Prosecutor's Office said today.

Sep 20, 2015, 00:09 AM IST

Mexico`s `Chapo` set to reclaim drug kingpin crown

After his spectacular jailbreak, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman could reclaim his crown as Mexico`s top drug lord and expand his Sinaloa cartel`s territory while his main rivals languish in prison.

Jul 14, 2015, 06:00 AM IST

LG, Delhi govt at variance over probe into Tihar jailbreak

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday ordered a magisterial inquiry by District Magistrate (South West) into the daring jail break incident at Tihar Jail even as the Delhi government said the probe be entrusted to Divisional Commissioner (west district) as the prison falls under his jurisdiction.

Jun 29, 2015, 22:13 PM IST

Car bomb wounds Egypt's public prosecutor in Cairo

Egypt`s public prosecutor was injured when a car bomb struck his convoy as it was leaving his home in Cairo on Monday, in a high-profile attack against the judiciary, security and judicial sources said.

Jun 29, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Inmates flee Iraq prison in break-out claimed by Islamic State militants

Dozens of people were killed and 40 inmates escaped in a bloody prison break north of the Iraqi capital for which the Islamic State jihadist group claimed responsibility on Saturday.

May 10, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

24 prisoners shifted from Pak's Quetta in fear of jail break

Twenty four high-profile death row prisoners have been shifted from a jail in Quetta to another prison in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province, fearing a possible jail break.

Dec 27, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

IG visits Chaibasa jail for probe

A top police official today visited the Chaibasa divisional jail to probe yesterday's jail break in which 15 prisoners, all Naxalites, escaped while two other extremists were killed and three injured in police firing.

Dec 10, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

Non-compliance of SOP reason for Jharkhand jail break: Police

Non-compliance of standard operating procedure (SOP) by prison guards was a major reason that allowed undertrial prisoners including seven naxalites to escape from Chaibasa divisional jail in West Singhbhum district yesterday, a senior police officer on Wednesday said.

Dec 10, 2014, 12:42 PM IST

Mursi to face trial over jail break case on January 28

Egypt`s former Islamist president, Mohamed Mursi, will face trial on January 28 over a mass jail break in 2011, one of three cases against him since he was ousted by the army in July, judicial sources said.

Jan 02, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Jail-break case: 4 inmates sentenced to 2-yr imprisonment in Haryana

A local court on Wednesday sentenced four inmates of Ambala jail to two-year imprisonment for digging a tunnel inside their barrack.

Dec 18, 2013, 19:46 PM IST

Odisha ready to face possible Maoist jail break attempt

With prominent Maoist leaders like Girish Mahato and explosive expert James among many hardcore ultras housed in different prisons of Odisha, the state government on Thursday claimed to have made elaborate arrangement to face possible offensive by the Maoist including jail breaks.

Sep 19, 2013, 18:22 PM IST

Jail chief quits after 13 escape Argentine prison

Argentina replaced prisons chief and offered reward worth USD 89,000 for help capturing 11 dangerous inmates who tunneled their way out of a maximum-security prison in a Buenos Aires` suburb.

Aug 22, 2013, 12:21 PM IST

30 Muslim Rohingya escape jail in Thailand`s south

Police say 30 Muslim Rohingya asylum seekers from Myanmar who were detained in southern Thailand for illegally entering the country escaped from a police jail cell.

Aug 09, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

Mexico searches for inmates in deadly jail break

Authorities in Southern Mexico are searching for nine inmates who were broken out of a prison by an armed gang in a violent jailbreak that killed two guards.

Jun 11, 2013, 09:29 AM IST

11 inmates escape from Greek prison

Eleven foreign prisoners escaped from a jail in Greece during an exchange of fire with guards, Greek authorities said.

Mar 24, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Congress walks out of Gujarat House on Sabarmati jail break bid

Congress MLAs on Thursday staged a walkout over the issue of a daring plot to break out from the Sabarmati Jail by the Ahmedabad serial bomb blast accused, who dug a 16-feet tunnel for escape.

Feb 21, 2013, 17:42 PM IST

Taliban tunnels more than 480 out of Afghan prison

Taliban insurgents dug a 320 metres deep tunnel underground and whisked out more than 450 prisoners.

Apr 26, 2011, 00:43 AM IST

Police foil jail break attempt in Hubli

Violence on Friday erupted in a
sub-jail here as inmates clashed with security personnel
and made a vain bid to escape, leaving 27 prisoners and 24
police personnel injured.

Feb 18, 2011, 19:26 PM IST

Lapses into Maoist jail break looked into: Munda

A day after three hardcore Maoists
escaped from Chaibasa Jail, Jharkhand police are making a
fool-proof arrangement to prevent further jailbreaks, Chief
Minister Arjun Munda said Tuesday.

Jan 18, 2011, 14:24 PM IST

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