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Sunday, May 26, 2013
45 Indian fishermen cross over from Pakistan
Forty-five Indian fishermen released by Pakistan crossed over to India via the Wagah border using th...
Haryana man gets 10 years jail for raping university student
A court in Harayana`s Sonipat town sentenced a man to 10 years rigorous imprisonment for the rape of...
Two undertrials escape from Gujarat prison
Two undertrials, facing rape charges, escaped from the Godhra sub-jail, police said Monday.
2007 serial blast accused dies in UP; 42 cops booked
A day after an accused in a serial blasts case in Uttar Pradesh died of `heat stroke`, 42 policemen ...
Inmates flee Siberian prison via tunnel
Over 2,500 police officers are engaged in search of four inmates, jailed for murder and burglary, wh...
Terror accused dies on way to prison in UP, probe ordered
Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts at Uttar Pradesh`s Faizabad in 2007, died of `heat s...
UP murder suspect dies due to acid injection, 3 suspended
A murder suspect was given injections of acid and kerosene during police questioning in Uttar Prades...
Inmates clash in Goa jail, probe ordered
Goa`s overcrowded jails have been in news for internal conflicts as well as escape attempts for the ...
Sanjay Dutt feeling suffocated in `Anda` cell, pleads to be shifted
Actor Sanjay Dutt, sent to the Arthur Road Central jail here, spent a restless night reading spiritu...
Torture evidence found in Syrian prisons
Rights activists have found torture devices and other evidence of abuse in government prisons in Raq...
Pakistan frees 51 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture
Pakistan announced it would free 51 Indian fishermen who had completed their prison terms as a gestu...
‘Ponzi king’ Bernie Madoff takes responsibility for son’s suicide
Bernie Madoff is the American investor accused of ruining countless lives through his bogus pyramid ...
Australian jailed to 45 yrs for raping, killing Indian girl
A 21-year-old Australian man was sentenced to 45 years in jail with a minimum non-parole period of 3...
US man gets prison for killing zoo monkey
A man convicted of breaking into a zoo and brutally beating to death a Patas monkey will spend up to...
Under-trial commits suicide in Jharkhand jail
Ratan Kumar Gupta was found hanging from the ceiling in the bathroom of Dhanbad district jail.
Sarabjit Singh`s lawyer Awais Sheikh freed by abductors
Awais Sheikh, the lawyer of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was kidnapped in Lahore on Wednesday...
Sanjay Dutt surrenders, goes back to jail
Sanjay Dutt on Thursday went back to jail to serve 42 months sentence in the 1993 Bombay blasts case...
Syrian rebels launch assault on Aleppo prison
Syrian rebels launched a coordinated assault on the main prison in the northern city of Aleppo on We...
Prison, fine for ragging in Tripura
Students caught ragging other students in any educational institutions in Tripura will be get a maxi...
Indian reaches home after spending nine years in Pak prison
After spending nine years in a prison in Pakistan, Indian prisoner Khushbu Paswan has reached his na...
Eight jail inmates escape from Nepal prison
Eight inmates escaped from a prison in Nepal through a tunnel dug by them.
Pakistan wants Sanaullah’s body back, demands probe
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay was in a hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail last week...
Sanaullah Ranjay dies in Chandigarh hospital, body flown to Pakistan
Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was in a hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail last...
Odisha govt to set up six more jails
With most of the prisons in the state overcrowded, Odisha government today decided to open six new o...
Madras HC declines to stay bail granted to S Ramadoss
The Madras High Court on Monday declined to stay or cancel the bail granted to PMK founder-leader S ...
Attack on Sarabjit: 3 Pak prison officials suspended
A week after Indian national Sarabjit Singh was fatally attacked within a Pakistani jail, authoritie...
Guantanamo prison closure: Obama weighs options
The US is determined to close down the Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention centre and the Administrat...
Fire erupts at Israeli prison holding ex-president
A fire erupted on Sunday at the prison where former Israeli President Moshe Katsav is serving time, ...
Hosni Mubarak`s appeal rejected, to stay in prison
The Cairo Criminal Court on Sunday refused an appeal by former president Hosni Mubarak and decided t...
Three dead, dozens injured in Mexico prison battle
A battle between groups of prisoners has left 13 inmates dead and another 65 injured, according to o...
Libya jailbreak: 150 African immigrants flee prison
As many as 150 illegal African immigrants escaped Wednesday night from a Libyan prison, located in G...
US urges China to free Nobel dissident`s wife
The US is calling for China to release the wife of imprisoned Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo from house a...
Situation in Punjab’s Faridkot jail `under control`
A day after violence erupted over death of an undertrial in district jail, Faridkot Jail Superintend...
Punjab jail riot: 3 officials injured, probe order
Three officials of Punjab`s Faridkot town jail were injured in a clash with inmates following the de...
Amanda Knox opens up about `prison sex hell`
Knox spent four years in prison for the crime until she was acquitted in 2011, New.com.au reported.
Israel’s President OKs release of ailing Palestinian
Israel`s President says he has approved the release of an ailing Palestinian prisoner on humanitaria...
Four UK men jailed for discussing acts of terrorism
Four men were jailed in Britain for discussing terrorist attacks, including plans to blow up an Army...
Guantanamo hunger strike grows to 52: Official
More Guantanamo detainees have joined a growing hunger strike at the reviled US military prison, wit...
Kuwait opposition leader jailed over `insults`
A Kuwaiti court sentenced main opposition leader and former MP Mussallam al-Barrak to five years in ...
France, Belgium hunt convict after explosive jailbreak
Police in France and Belgium are intensively searching for a dangerous convicted bank robber who dyn...
US guards quell Guantanamo prison unrest
Guards at the Guantanamo Bay prison fired several non-lethal shots to quell prisoner unrest Saturday...
SC stays execution of eight convicts denied mercy by President
The Supreme Court stayed for four weeks the execution of eight convicts, whose mercy petitions were ...
HC stays Dharampal`s hanging till April 10
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday stayed till April 10 the execution of Dharampal.
Ben Ali brother-in-law dies in custody: Tunisia prison chief
Moncef Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of ousted Tunisian strongman Zine El Abidine Ben Ali who was jai...
Dharampal shifted to Ambala prison for `execution`
After his mercy plea was rejected by the President, Dharampal was on Friday shifted to Ambala prison...
Obama admin `committed` to closing Gitmo facility
The Obama administration has not given up on the President`s pledge to close the detention facility ...
John Kerry meets again with Afghan President Hamid Karzai
US Secretary of State John Kerry met again with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, a day after they put ...
Prisoner escapes from police custody
Mahendra Saini had been referred to Meerut Medical College Hospital by the district hospital for tre...
US, Afghanistan agree on prison handover: Pentagon
The detention facility is a United States-run prison located next to Bagram Airfield in the Parwan P...
11 inmates escape from Greek prison
Eleven foreign prisoners escaped from a jail in Greece during an exchange of fire with guards, Greek...
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