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 oneyear sentence for spotfixing, his lawyer said. The 29yearold was jailed by a court in London in November last year after he was found guilty of conspiring to cheat...
  • AlQaeda men promoting jihad from UK prisons: report November 15, 2009

    London: AlQaeda leaders are allegedly promoting jihad (holy war) from inside the highsecurity 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 nonAsian. Not many have heard of the game in Britain, but what started as a sport between prisoners of Asian origin two years...