Morocco court upholds rapper`s 4-month jail term

An appeals court in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Monday upheld a four-month jail sentence imposed on pro-reform rapper Mouad Belghawat for assaulting police, a judicial source said.

Laurent Blanc surprised by `excessive` Brandao jail term
Laurent Blanc surprised by `excessive` Brandao jail term

Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc said Friday he considered the one-month jail term imposed on Bastia striker Brandao for headbutting Thiago Motta as "disproportionate".

Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Closing arguments today
Oscar Pistorius sentencing: Closing arguments today

In the high profile murder trial of fallen paralympic hero Oscar Pistorius, closing arguments will be entered by both the defence and prosecution in the High Court in Pretoria today. It's speculated that Judge Thokozile Masipa will deliver her verdict on Tuesday. The State called its final witness on trial on yesterday.

 

New Zealand to impose lengthy jail terms for match-fixing

New Zealand is to slap a seven-year jail term on anyone caught match-fixing under a new law due to take effect before it hosts the Cricket World Cup and Under-20 FIFA World Cup next year.

US man who posted Obama threat gets a year in jail

A US man who posted an online threat to kill President Barack Obama has been sentenced to a year in jail. US Attorney Peter Smith`s office says a federal judge today also ordered Nicholas Savino to undergo two years of supervised release and forfeit his guns and ammunition.

Formula One boss Ecclestone`s bribery trial starts in Germany

Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades.

Vietnam upholds jail term for hero fish farmer

A Vietnamese fish farmer who became a folk hero after he used homemade weapons to resist forced eviction lost his appeal against a five-year jail term for attempted murder, a court clerk said today.

Second jail term will destroy Sanjay Dutt: Pritish Nandy

Pritish Nandy is extremely "sad" for his "friend" Sanjay Dutt, who has been sentenced to five years in prison in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. He believes the second jail term can be detrimental for the actor.

Man sentenced 10 yrs jail term for killing wife over dowry

A man was sentenced to 10 years in jail for killing his wife over dowry demand in 2005.

Italian marines will be able to serve jail sentence in Italy

If convicted, the two Italian marines facing murder charges in Kerala will be able to serve rest of their jail term in Italy, once the agreement between India and their country on transfer of sentenced prisoners comes into effect.

UK MP pleads guilty to perverting course of justice, resigns

Former British cabinet minister Chris Huhne on Monday resigned as Member of Parliament after pleading guilty to perverting the course of justice and now faces the prospect of a jail term.

Chautala pleads for leniency, CBI seeks maximum jail term

Former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala, convicted of illegally recruiting 3,206 teachers in the state, pleaded with a Delhi court for leniency in sentencing.

HC seeks doctor`s view on release of jailed women

Bombay High Court has asked Kolhapur Central Jail Superintendent to take two women convicts, aged 80 and 90, to the prison hospital and get them examined by the Civil Surgeon of Kolhapur.

Soon, jail term for sharing porn online, MMS

Sharing porn or obscene videos online or through multimedia messaging services (MMS) may soon attract a prison term up to seven years and a maximum fine of Rs.500,000, the government proposed Thursday.

British women get pregnant to escape jail term

A judge in Britain has criticised two women who became pregnant to dodge imprisonment after laundering money from a customer`s bank account.

4 to 7 years` jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam

A CBI court in Ranchi on Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case.

Abu Azmi sentenced to 2-year jail term

A local court convicted and sentenced SP MLA Abu Azmi to two years in jail for allegedly giving provocative speeches to incite communal violence.

Corrupt Nigerian Governor gets 13-yr UK jail term

An ex Nigerian Governor was sent to 13 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to embezzling 50 million pounds in UK.

7 year jail term for collecting terror funds

Collecting funds meant for terror activities must entail a punishment of at least 7 years imprisonment.

Man gets 10 years jail term for raping minor

A local court on Thursday sentenced
a man to 10 years in prison for raping a minor in Bilaria area
here in 2007.