The parole board review of South African para-athlete Oscar Pistorius is due to take place on Thursday in which a decision will be taken on whether to release him to serve the remainder of his five-year sentence under house arrest for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend.
South Africa`s parole review board will meet on Sept. 18 to decide if Oscar Pistorius can be released early from prison, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend, ENCA television reported on Thursday.
Suspended Trinamool Congress MP Kunal Ghosh on Monday demanded steps against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and others in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam and sought interim bail and parole to attend the Rajya Sabha, which were refused by a city court.
Former Haryana Chief Minister OP Chautala, serving a decade-long jail term by the Delhi High Court recently in a teachers' recruitment scam case, was on Saturday granted a month's parole by the Delhi government.
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Taiwan`s ailing ex-president Chen Shui-bian was freed from prison on medical parole Monday after serving six years of a 20-year sentence for graft, as political leaders called for reconciliation on the deeply divided island.
Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, was on Friday granted parole for 30 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams.
Troubled Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, who is currently in Pune's Yerwada jail, has reportedly appealed for a 14-day furlough. It has been reported that the 55-year-old actor has applied for the leave, with reasons best known to him.
A suspected Indian Mujahideen operative, who along with others is facing trial in the September 2008 Delhi serial blasts case, has been denied custody parole by a court here which observed that one of the witnesses had identified him as the person who had allegedly planted a bomb.
The Delhi High Court on Monday sought the city police's response on a plea of suspected Jammu and Kashmir Islamic Front (JKIF) militant, serving life term in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case, for three months' parole to find a match for his daughter.