Quebec sees second jailbreak involving helicopter

Three inmates have escaped from a detention centre in Quebec City with the help of a helicopter, police said.

Yemen hunts `19 Qaeda` after Sanaa jailbreak

Yemeni security forces were on Friday hunting down 29 inmates, including 19 suspected al Qaeda members, who broke out of jail in a deadly assault in the capital.

Jailbreak in Libya, 54 detainees escape

A Libyan security official says that over 54 detainees have escaped from a prison in the capital Tripoli due to a security failure.

Fifty-five inmates bust out of Ecuador jail

Fifty-five inmates escaped from an overcrowded jail in Ecuador but 20 were swiftly recaptured, authorities said.

Bangalore: Daring jailbreak leaves cops red-faced

Jaishankar, a 36-year-old undertrial facing more than two dozen criminal charges including rape and murder, gave the officials and guards at the high security Parappana Agrahara Central prison the slip in the wee hours

Four Pak cops held for negligence during jailbreak

Four Pakistani policemen were arrested today for alleged negligence during last month`s daring attack by the Taliban on a high-security jail that led to the escape of nearly 250 inmates, including 35 hard-core militants.

Over 1,200 prisoners flee Libyan jail

In a major jailbreak, nearly 1,200 convicts, most of them facing serious charges, escaped from a prison near Libyan city of Benghazi Saturday, a security official said.

Malaysia on alert after terroists escape from Indonesian jail

Malaysia went on high alert after four Indonesian terrorists escaped from a prison in Indonesia’s Medan city during a riot last week.

Brotherhood planned Morsi jailbreak: Egypt court

An Egyptian court says Muslim Brotherhood members conspired with Hamas, Hezbollah and local militants to storm a prison in 2011 and free 34 Brotherhood leaders, including President Mohammed Morsi.

Eight jail inmates escape from Nepal prison

Eight inmates escaped from a prison in Nepal through a tunnel dug by them.

Sobhraj Versus Sobhraj: The war of the Charles Sobhraj biopics

The war of the Charles Sobhraj epics has just begun.

Top French gangster in spectacular jailbreak

One of France`s most dangerous gangsters, known for brazen attacks on cash-in-transit vehicles, blasted his way out of jail after briefly taking several wardens hostage, officials said.

Hollywood-style jailbreak bid foiled in Ukraine

A daring Hollywood-style attempt to spring two inmates from a penal colony in Ukraine was foiled by prison guards, the country`s penitentiary service said.

Sabarmati Jail tunnel case: Police get custody of five accused

A magistrate`s court here remanded the five accused of Ahmedabad serial blast case to police custody till March 5 in connection with the unsuccessful jail-break conspiracy at Sabarmati Central Jail.

30 inmates flee Mexican jail

The jailbreak occurred in the afternoon, and authorities have asked the US for help to locate and arrest the inmates.

Kathua: Three prison staff suspended for jailbreak

Kathua jail is high security prison, where foreign militants and separatists have been languishing for years.

From real to reel: Reality inspires more Bollywood films

Be it gangster Manya Surve`s death in a gunfight, “bikini killer” Charles Sobhraj`s audacious jailbreak or the bloody 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, real-life incidents are spurring Indian cinema`s gradual move towards more realistic cinema.

Bannu jailbreak: Police, spy agencies responsible

An inquiry committee has found police, paramilitary force, civil administration, intelligence agencies responsible for April 15 Bannu jailbreak.

Pak death row prisoner surrenders after escape

A death row prisoner, who escaped with hundreds of other inmates when Taliban militants stormed a jail in northwest Pakistan, has turned himself in to police in the hope that his "good deed" will earn him a reprieve.

`Pak jails are lightly constructed chicken coops`

Taliban militants struck at the Bannu jail on April 15 and freed 384 prisoners.