British Prison

  • Asif 'to be released on May 3', says lawyer May 2, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan paceman Mohammad Asif will be released from a British prison early on Thursday after completing half of his one-year sentence for spot-fixing, his lawyer said. The 29-year-old was jailed by a court in London in November last year after he was found guilty of conspiring to cheat...
  • Al-Qaeda men promoting jihad from UK prisons: report November 15, 2009

    London: Al-Qaeda leaders are allegedly promoting jihad (holy war) from inside the high-security prisons in Britain by smuggling out propaganda for the Internet and finding recruits, a British Home Office funded think tank has claimed. In an authoritative report, Quilliam, the think tank, said “mismanagement” by the Prison Service is...
  • Kabaddi gets a new life in UK jails November 13, 2006

    London: The quintessential Indian sport of kabaddi is being played with enthusiasm in British prisons to foster better relations between young inmates of different backgrounds – Asian and non-Asian. Not many have heard of the game in Britain, but what started as a sport between prisoners of Asian origin two years...