Kadapa jail inmate arrested in AP

Machilipatnam: A prisoner at Andhra Pradesh's Kaddapa district jail who had escaped from custody of police while being taken from Anantapur to Kadapa jail, has been arrested, police said Tuesday.

Absconding prisoner nabbed in China

A prisoner on death reprieve who had escaped from a jail in South China, was captured today.

Kidnapped Israelis shot 10 times with silenced gun: US lab

Three Israeli teenagers who were abducted by Palestinians in the occupied West Bank last month were shot at least 10 times with a silenced gun in what appeared to be premeditated killings, a US official involved in the investigation said.

Mass prisoner deaths in Iraq point to police executions

It was supposed to be a routine job, police say. Move 69 prisoners from an outlying town to a jail in southern Baghdad. But before they arrived at their destination, every single prisoner had been killed.

Palestinian prisoners suspend hunger strike, terms unclear

Scores of Palestinians on hunger-strike suspended their protest against detention without charges by Israel on Wednesday, and an Israeli official said there had been no major change of policy.

US-Taliban prisoner exchange will help peace: Afghan official

The release of five senior Taliban detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for American soldier Bowe Bergdahl bodes well for the resumption of peace talks, a senior member of Afghanistan`s High Peace Council said today.

Pakistan expresses reservations about death of prisoner in J&K jail

Pakistan on Thursday expressed reservations about the death of a Pakistani prisoner found hanging inside a jail in Kashmir last week.

Pakistan demand early repatriation of prisoner`s body

Pakistan today demanded an early repatriation of the body of its national who had allegedly committed suicide in a Jammu jail.

Asaram will be treated like normal prisoner: Rajasthan Police

Controversial godman Asaram Bapu, arrested for alleged sexual assault, was on Saturday taken to jail like any normal prisoner instead of the earlier practice of transporting him alone in a police vehicle with two other police vehicles escorting him.

Escaped Indian prisoner re-arrested in Pakistan

An Indian prisoner in Pakistan who escaped from the Landhi Jail in Karachi February this year has been arrested by police.

Pakistan SC angered by death of prisoners in custody

Pakistan`s Supreme Court today ordered the arrest of those responsible for enforced disappearances.

Florida arrests murderers who fled prison

Authorities in Florida arrested today two convicted murderers who used forged documents to escape from life prison terms.

Prisoner killed in Myanmar jailbreak

One prisoner was killed and seven were injured in a jailbreak attempt in Myanmar, state media reported Sunday.

Sri Lanka handovers Indian prisoners under exchange programme

Sri Lanka has started the process of handing over some nine Indian prisoners, undergoing life imprisonment, to India under a SAARC exchange agreement.

Prisoner`s death: NHRC notice to Tihar administration

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notice to the Tihar Jail administration over an undertrial`s death while cleaning a sewer in the prison premises.

US transfers prisoner to Mauritania

A Mauritanian official says that the United States has transferred one of its prisoners held in Afghanistan to Mauritania.

Uttar Pradesh`s oldest prisoner dies at 107 years

Ram Kali, 107, Uttar Pradesh`s oldest prisoner, died late on Sunday at the Bulandshahr jail, 403 km from here, police said.

Pakistani prisoner in coma after attack in Jammu jail

Sanaullah Ranjay, a Pakistani in Jammu`s Kot Bhalwal jail, was critically injured after being attacked by an Indian prisoner Friday. Pakistan demanded his immediate release and repatriation.

Ten prisoners escape while being taken to court

Ten prisoners of Naini Central jail here on Monday escaped from the police custody while being escorted to a court, prompting the police to suspend four policemen.

Two held for supplying mobile to `Maoist` prisoner in Odisha

Two persons were arrested in Odisha`s Ganjam district on charge of supplying mobile phones and other accessories to a prisoner, suspected to be a Maoist.