Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 23:10
A Bosnian court has released 10 Bosnian Serb war crimes convicts, including six jailed for genocide, because it applied the wrong criminal code during their trials.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 15:35
An Iraqi official said today that his country has hanged 12 prisoners convicted of terrorism-related charges.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:59
The Supreme Court on Tuesday commenced hearing on a batch of petitions filed by condemned prisoners seeking commutation of their death sentence into life imprisonment on account of delay in carrying out the execution following dismissal of their mercy petitions by the President.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 19:46
All pending applications of convicts seeking release on parole must be referred to the Director General of Police (Prisons) for a decision, the Bombay High Court directed.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:19
An advocate informed the Delhi High Court he will represent two death row convicts in the December 16 gangrape, but the court rejected his plea for recusal of one of the judges from the case.
Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 20:54
The four convicts in the Delhi gang rape on Friday returned from court to jail and donned white kurta pyjamas, indicating they were no more undertrials.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 12:25
Iraqi government has executed 17 convicted prisoners, including an Egyptian and two Iraqi women, over terror charges and criminal acts, an official announcement said Monday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 14:40
The Bombay High Court has ruled that the accused should be sent to jails in their respective states after they are convicted.
Last Updated: Monday, July 01, 2013, 09:45
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Pakistan have signed an agreement on transferring convicted individuals between them.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 20:07
Besides actor Sanjay Dutt, four other convicts in the 1993 bomb blast case on Thursday surrendered before a designated TADA court which took them into custody to serve their remaining sentence.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 23:30
Press Council of India chairperson Justice Markandey Katju has made a plea to the President seeking respite for convicted actor Sanjay Dutt and four others.
Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 19:36
A Constitution amendment bill which seeks to withdraw the powers of the President to grant clemency to rape convicts was introduced in the Lok Sabha.
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