Beijing,Sept14:Two senior executives of a collapsed peer-to-peer lender were sentenced to life in prison and 24 others punished over what has been called China’s biggest-ever Ponzi scheme, state media reported
Venezuela, Aug 17 : Thirty-seven inmates were killed during an overnight raid by government security forces on a prison in Venezuela’s southern jungle state of Amazonas, the governor said today.
CARACAS,August2: Venezuela’s intelligence service hauled two prominent opposition leaders back to prison Tuesday, triggering international outcry as embattled President Nicolas Maduro moved to shore up his power after an election widely denounced
BRASILIA,July13: Former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a top contender to win next year’s presidential election, was convicted on corruption charges on Wednesday and sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison.
ACAPULCO, Mexico, Jul 7: A brutal fight broke out in a prison in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco, leaving at least 28 inmates dead in one of the worst
Ivory Coast, June10:Two men have been sentenced to six months in prison in the first case of wildlife trafficking brought in Ivory Coast. An Ivorian government lawyer said the judgement
Minnesota,May30:Minnesota state Rep. Mary Franson received a note from a friend last year urging her to draft stricter legislation against female genital mutilation. The state had banned the practice in
New York, Apr 29: A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for sexually assaulting and robbing an octogenarian widow at gunpoint in the US state of
Utah, April11:In the months before he murdered his wife, Martin Joseph MacNeill told family, his church and friends in Pleasant Grove, Utah, that he was dying from cancer. The doctor,
Bengaluru/Chennai, March 28: As all focus goes to RK Nagar and the by-poll, Sasikala is almost abandoned by the AIADMK and the Palaniswamy group. RK Nagar by-polls are just a
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Mar. 11 : Bastar-based journalist Santosh Yadav who was arrested for his alleged links with the Maoist in 2015, was released from jail after 17 months on
Bengaluru, March 1: Alike the free Sasikala, her news from behind the bars also gain importance in the media. Moreover, it is their need to be floating on the news.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 17: Inmates at a central prison here will don the garb of beauticians soon. The venture is part of the state prison department’s various rehabilitation programmes for prisoners.
Cotabato City , Jan 4 : Armed men believed connected to a Muslim rebel group stormed a jail facility in North Cotabato in the Philippines early on Wednesday and freed
BEIJING, Dec 26 A court in central China today jailed a former deputy sports minister who once sat on China’s Olympics committee for 10 and a half years after finding
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2: A judge in Chicago sentenced an admitted drug trafficker linked to notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to nearly 30 years in federal prison Thursday. U.S. District
Kampala,Nov30:A Ugandan traditional king has been charged with murder and sent to a high security prison on Tuesday, a government official said, following clashes between his guards and the army
London,Nov7: British police were on Sunday trying to quell a prison riot involving up to 200 inmates, which broke out just days after a warders` association warned of a “bloodbath”
NEW DELHI,Oct20: Rocky Yadav, arrested in May for shooting a college student in Bihar in a case of road rage, has been released from prison after getting bail from the Patna
BoaVista,Oct17:At least 25 inmates have been killed in clashes between two rival factions in an overcrowded prison in northern Brazil, local media report. Seven of the dead were beheaded and